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Nikon Coolpix S6300

reviewed.com Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 16.3 megapixel 10 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16.3MP 10x Yes Jul 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S6300 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Nikon Coolpix S6300 as follows for Summary.
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16 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 69%, based on 16 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality but it is difficult to use.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite small display diagonal
Very low display resolution (numeric)

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Nikon Coolpix S6300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both liked this camera. This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Reviewed.com who concluded it was marvellous and it received a PhotographyBlog.com "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Nikon digital camera has an average expert rating of 69% based on 16 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Techradar.

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Customers Report it is Difficult to Use

Two owners agreed that it was not easy to use.

Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 31,432 expert and owner reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has very good ratings specifically for its cameras compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers thought this digital camera was able to produce good images.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.3 megapixels, the Coolpix S6300 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 160 grams, the Nikon Coolpix S6300 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S6300 has a fairly average optical zoom (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S6300 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S6300 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9".

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is typical of many cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Coolpix S6300 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. The average display resolution (numeric) of digital cameras is 600,000 pixels.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S6300 has a pretty average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Face Detection

The Coolpix S6300 features face detection, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S6300 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6300 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S6300 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Night Mode

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 has a night mode, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S6300 has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras also have an HDMI port.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix S6300 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Nikon digital camera). In addition, this digital camera support a video resolutions of 960 x 540 pixels and 640 x 480 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. Across all digital cameras the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

Like most of the other cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S6300 does not have a video out.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

At only 5.8, the Coolpix S6300 has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras. Digital cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130.

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3D

The Coolpix S6300 is 3D, as are most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6300 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6300 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S6300 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This Nikon digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Nikon camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. The worst still image resolution of all cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S6300 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was July 2013 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s6300r
Barcodes 00018208263004, 00018208263356, 00018208264742, 00018208925551, 00018208925582, 00018208925629, 00018208925643, 00018208925674, 00018208925704, 03610170731702, 03610170731719, 03610170780939, 03610170826644, 08033737552490, 08033737552506, 08033737552513, 08033737552520, 08033737552537

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