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Nikon Coolpix S9500
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Nikon Coolpix S9500 Digital Camera

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18.1MP 22x CMOS Jan 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
The COOLPIX S9500 's slimline body conceals a wealth of cutting-edge technology that sets this 18-megapixel camera apart. Along with built-in Wi-Fi, which allows you to share images and movies... More
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48 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this Nikon digital camera. Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both gave this Nikon camera a "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews this digital camera has an average expert rating of 72%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, Coolpix S9500 owners rated this digital camera 87%.

Good Quality Pictures

A few Nikon Coolpix S9500 owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images. A G Pare wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9500 “"flopping" over the lens so that it was impossible take any pictures” but despite that they only scored it 1 stars. Three years ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Have taken some great photos already”. Boozy wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S9500 review on Amazon two years ago “The tele photo is really good”.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce clear pictures. Stewarton Thistle Ladies Fc said on Amazon “Easy to use and great clarity every time - the edit features I can spend hours on using them when I get back home” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9500 and gave it an excellent review score.

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Good Quality Lens

Several Nikon Coolpix S9500 owners who reviewed it thought it had a good zoom. Aeoniumb said on Amazon “Excellent Zoom and good definition”. Artemis mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S9500 review on Amazon “Extremely good zoom that picks up detail very well from a long distance”. David Armstrong said “Good optical zoom for size and qulity of pictures” and rated it as very good.

Some Nikon Coolpix S9500 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens. Gary said on Amazon “It also boasts a rather wide angle lens which is great for group shots or landscapes”. Cnet.com wrote in their review on CNET.com three years ago “With its long lens, compact size, plus extras like built-in Wi-Fi”. Also three years ago expert review site Ephotozine wrote “It has a versatile 22x optical zoom lens, ideal for landscapes” in their review.

A few Nikon Coolpix S9500 owners agreed that the product had a good autofocus. Ktcrofts@ukonline.co.uk gave the Nikon Coolpix S9500 a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Great focus, good image quality.”. Sebastian Heid said “When there is enough light the autofocus and the jitter correction work perfectly”. Sebastian Heid also said “I even took snapshots from the driving car with one hand which turned out crisp and perfect in focus”.

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Easy to Use

Twenty-four customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Three years ago B Russell mentioned “Love the colour easy to use need a camera with a good zoom have tried at home” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Carlos Cabrero De La Calle said also three years ago “Nikon Coolpix S9500 is easy to use for no professional” in his Nikon Coolpix S9500 review. Carrabin wrote on Amazon “Easy to use and recommend this to anyone looking for a new camera”.

One person said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Boozy said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Once you get used to using the menu options it's really easy!”.

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Nice Design

Several people mentioned that the product was good looking. Three years ago Pcmag.com gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars and said on expert review site PC Mag “It's a stylish design that can snap s”. Techradar.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9500 “The Nikon Coolpix S9500 replaces the Nikon Coolpix S9300 at the top of the brand's Style range of digital compact cameras”. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “Feature-packed and stylish.” in their Nikon Coolpix S9500 review.

One Nikon Coolpix S9500 reviewer who purchased it thought it was aesthetic. Stuart Mckinlay wrote in his Nikon Coolpix S9500 review on Amazon “I have dropped may cameras with no problems other than aesthetic.” and scored the product 4 stars.

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Good Size

Twenty-one customers said in their reviews that the product was compact. Dario wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “This is a great compact camera”. Dr. G. H. Hodgskins said in their Nikon Coolpix S9500 review on Amazon “I was limited for travel space so thought I would check out a nice, small compact from a brand I trust”. Jane wrote two years ago “Good compact and light camera with easy controls” .

Several people considered that the product was thin. Expert website Pcmag.com scored the product 70 out of 100 and wrote “A long 22x lens into a slim form factor” in their Nikon Coolpix S9500 review. Expert review site Photographyblog.com rated it 4 stars and mentioned “The Nikon Coolpix S9500 is a slim and stylish travel-zoom digital compact camera” in their Nikon Coolpix S9500 review. Steves-Digicams.com said on expert website Steve's Digicams “Quick TakeProsLarge 22x optical zoom lens in a thin camera is a great featureImage quality is good with sharp photos”.

A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was lightweight. A G Pare mentioned on Amazon “Purchased the camera for my wife as a lightweight travelling camera for a special holiday in China” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9500. Boozy mentioned in their review “Lightweight and fairly easy to use”. Peter of Harrogate said in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S9500 “Great lightweight camera”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9500 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was a good size. Artemis mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9500 on Amazon “A good size so easily able to take out in a small bag! Took this camera with me to a festival”. Last year David Armstrong scored this digital camera very highly and he wrote on Amazon “Good size for carrying around” in his Nikon Coolpix S9500 review.

One customer reckoned that the product was a good body shape.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Abdulazeez wrote on Amazon “Crystal clear photos and quality body build”. Abejon gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Good Quality”. Two years ago Cpo said “Excellent quality pictures” in their Nikon Coolpix S9500 review and rated the product as very good.

Good Connectivity

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9500 reviewers concluded that the product was wifi compatible. Kend mentioned on Amazon “So easy to use, so many advanced features such as WiFi and GPS, which costs extra on my DSLR” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars. Matthew Evans said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon two years ago “Great camera, great zoom, wi fi came in handy on Hols no more asking strangers though I needed a stand” and rated the Nikon Coolpix S9500 80 out of 100. P. A wrote on Amazon “The WiFi feature is a great way to control the camera to get a group photo, or simple transfer images to a smart phone for posting on Flickr or Facebook” in their review and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

One Nikon Coolpix S9500 owner wrote that the product had gps. P. A said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9500 on Amazon two years ago “Great GPS enabled camera - even works as GPS datalogger”.

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Robust

Some Nikon Coolpix S9500 reviewers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was well made. Two years ago Denis Hardingham said “Am also well pleased with the amount of facilities which are built into it” in his review. Scooter rated the product as excellent and wrote “Hard over which compact to buy for the family, so glad I opted for this in the end, great build quality, brilliant image resolution”.

Some Nikon Coolpix S9500 owners who purchased it thought it was strong and durable. Jaye054 wrote on Amazon “I probably need to look a the set up more closely? It was a tough decision to choose this colour as I also loved the bronze” in their Nikon Coolpix S9500 review.

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Good Technical Features

Five Nikon Coolpix S9500 owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Two years ago P. A wrote “Wide range of point and shoot features in a compact camera” and scored it 5 stars. P. A also said “Some advanced features in the package”.

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 19,074 expert and user reviews, Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range.

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Good Flash

A few people said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S9500 had a good flash. Two years ago Cpo mentioned “Only negative is flash is a bit flimsy”. Karen wrote in her Nikon Coolpix S9500 review on Amazon “It has a flash that pops up automatically when needed.”. Linda Adam gave the Nikon Coolpix S9500 an excellent rating and said in their review of this digital camera “The only negative thing I would say is the flash pops up right where you normally have your left index finger when holding the camera”.

Good Video Capture

Two Nikon Coolpix S9500 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S9500 mentioned that it was good for video recording. Petpal mentioned “The colours are good and the video mode is brilliant” in their review of this digital camera and scored the Nikon Coolpix S9500 4 stars.

Good Battery Life

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9500 owners who purchased the Nikon Coolpix S9500 considered that it had a good battery life. Mikey B wrote on Amazon “It's responsive, battery length is good” in their Nikon Coolpix S9500 review but despite that they only gave it a rating of 2 stars. Sebastian Heid mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Only thing that managed to annoy me is the battery display” in his review and scored the product 80 out of 100.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person reckoned that the product had a good screen.

Quite Large Screen Size

The smallest screen size of cameras of this type and age is 1", the largest is 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8". At 3 inches, the Coolpix S9500 has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S9500.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, and the Samsung WB250F ($311.99) is also worth considering.

If this Nikon camera screen size is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P520 ($349.00) (3.2"), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5"), or the Samsung GC100 (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Coolpix S9500 has a GPS, unlike most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9500 which do not have a GPS.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, and the Nikon Coolpix P520 ($349.00) is also worth considering.

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3D Compatible

The Coolpix S9500 is 3D compatible. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S9500 are not 3D compatible.

Other 3D compatible cameras currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, or the Nikon Coolpix P310 ($499.00).

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon Coolpix S9500 supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix S9500 which do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Canon IXUS 510 HS, or the Sony DSC-WX300 ($317.99) which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at include the Samsung NX20 ($460.73) which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS (MMC|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Sony DSC-WX220 ($64.95) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Coolpix S9500 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S9500 which do not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video and we think the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 ($249.00), and the Samsung EX2F which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S9500 has a quite big optical zoom (22 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix S9500 the optical zooms range from 2x to 50x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 (24x) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

The Coolpix S9500 has a quite high megapixel count (18.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S9500. Compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S9500 have megapixel counts of between 0.3MP and 46MP.

Cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth considering include the DSC-WX350 ($228.49) (18.2MP and higher rated), the DSC-WX220 ($64.95) (18.2MP and higher rated), or the DSC-RX100 ($398.00) (20.2MP and higher rated) all from Sony.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S9500, the Coolpix S9500 has an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S9500 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S9500 also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS is also worth considering.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Coolpix S9500 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector found on similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S9500.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on cameras of this spec and age.

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Has One Image Editing Mode

The Coolpix S9500 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this digital camera. The image editing modes Crop are also found on this camera.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S9500 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has a 4896 x 3672 still image resolution, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This Nikon digital camera also have still image resolutions of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 4864 x 2736. The best still image resolution of all comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S9500 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon Coolpix S9500 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of this age and type. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Has One Photo Effect

The Coolpix S9500 has a greater number of photo effects than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Nikon camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on cameras of this spec and age.

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99 Auto Focus Points

99 auto focus points

Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S9500 have between 1 and 255 auto focus points, including the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which has 99 auto focus points.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length

Cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S9500 have maximum focal lengths of between 13mm and 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm. At 550 millimeters, the Coolpix S9500 has a fairly long maximum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Four ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix S9500 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 125, 400, 800 and 1600 are also supported by this digital camera.

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OLED Display

The Coolpix S9500 has an OLED display which is better than most digital cameras of this spec and age. Most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it have an LCD display. OLED is a newer technology for displays and has much better colour reproduction, faster response times, wider viewing angles and higher brightness compared to LED displays. Digital cameras of this age and spec displays range from LCD to AMOLED.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Many Total Megapixel Count

The least total megapixel count of digital cameras of this spec and age is 10MP, the most is 15,000,000MP, and the average total megapixel count is 52,000MP. With a total megapixel count of 18.91 megapixels, the Coolpix S9500 has a quite many total megapixel count compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S9500.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S9500 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

The worst video resolution across similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Coolpix S9500 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this digital camera. The image formats JPEG XR are also supported by this camera.

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4896 X 3672 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Coolpix S9500 has a 4896 x 3672 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras of a similar type and age to it. The image resolution of all cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix S9500 ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 5152 x 3864 pixels (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S9500 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras that came out more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Nikon digital camera also support a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S9500.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Coolpix S9500 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Nikon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "MPF" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The Coolpix S9500 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this Nikon camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this camera.

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Quite High Display Resolution

Across all the cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S9500 the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 614,000 pixels, the Nikon Coolpix S9500 has a fairly high display resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most commonly found focus on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Support

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9500 reviewers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Mikey B wrote on Amazon three years ago “After using the camera for just over a month I can't help” and scored the product 2 stars. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review “For that price you'd be forgiven for expecting few more manual shooting options” .

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Nikon Coolpix S9500 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S9500.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a video recording and we think the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, or the Nikon Coolpix S5100 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago, the Coolpix S9500 is not waterproof.

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Heavy

The Coolpix S9500 is fairly heavy (205 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The weights of cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S9500 range from 20g to 710g.

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

The Coolpix S9500 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modes "Flash off" and "Flash on" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon Coolpix S9500 is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S9500. The shooting modes "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

At only 1,600, the Coolpix S9500 has a quite low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S9500. Across all the cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S9500 the maximum ISO speeds range from 3 to 52,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,500.

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Only Supports Two Audio Formats

The Coolpix S9500 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Nikon camera supports a WAV audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S9500. The audio format "AAC" is also supported by this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S9500 have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s. The Coolpix S9500 has one of the shorter maximum camera shutter speeds (only 4 seconds) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

When compared to other cameras of this age and type that we have assessed, the Nikon Coolpix S9500's minimum ISO speed of 125 is one of the biggest. The smallest minimum ISO speed of cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S9500 is 10, the biggest is 800, and the average minimum ISO speed is 96.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S9500

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Nikon camera was released over two years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S9500 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras to this camera and we think the PowerShot SX220 HS, and the PowerShot ELPH 115 IS ($149.99) both from Canon or the Samsung WB850F which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Samsung WB150F (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Coolpix S9500 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor and we think the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a better sensor type then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix S5100 (CCD), or the Olympus VR-340 (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Shutter Interval
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

(25)
24 December 2013

Would I recommend this camera? Definitely, it's got quite a few good things going for it, like incredible image capture in proper lighting, fun zoom, continuous shooting, though I absolutely...

20 October 2013

Feature-packed and stylish, but image quality is nothing special...

25 September 2013

Nikon's Coolpix S9500 is a fully loaded pocket camera with a huge zoom range and a sharp lens, but it doesn't quite edge out our Editors' Choice...

25 September 2013

Nikon's Coolpix S9500 is a fully loaded pocket camera with a huge zoom range and a sharp lens, but it doesn't quite edge out our Editors' Choice...

23 September 2013

Nikon's Coolpix S9500 is a fully loaded pocket camera with a huge zoom range and a sharp lens, but it doesn't quite edge out our Editors' Choice...

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User Reviews

(68)
Reviewed 9 May 2015 by Marie Mc Clelland
(Verified Purchase)

Great camera . Very happy with it. Takes very clear pictures.

Reviewed 21 February 2015 by Soup Dragon
(Verified Purchase)

Fab piece of kit.

Reviewed 11 February 2015 by Patrick Bone
(Verified Purchase)

Great product!!!

Reviewed 12 January 2015 by David Armstrong
(Verified Purchase)

This was a replacement purchase and it does everything i want. Good size for carrying around and fits easily into pocket. Good optical zoom for size and qulity of pictures and video excellent... Read more…

Reviewed 9 January 2015 by Mr.Allan A Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Great camera!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s9500, nikon s9500r, nikon s9500rd, nikon coolpixs9500, nikon coolpixs9500b, nikon coolpixs9500r, nikon coolpixs9500br, nikon coolpixs9500rd
Barcodes 00018208264179, 00018208264186, 00018208264193, 00018208934898, 00018208934911, 00018208934973, 00018208935017, 00133588914954, 04960759140067, 04960759140074, 08033737551981, 08033737551998, 08033737552001, 08033737552018
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