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Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Nikon Coolpix S6300

$219.99
Nikon Coolpix S6300
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An award winning and excellent value for money compact camera, with very good features
Compact 16.3MP 10x Yes Jul 2013
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Nikon Coolpix S6300 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6300 number 76 across all digital cameras.
91
Reviews
49 Reviews + 1 Award
98
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 75%, based on 49 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Easy panorama 360/180: pan vertically or horizontally to create dynamic panoramas
Wireless transfer: compatible with eye-fi x2 (or later) cards. transmit your digital photos (in JPEG format) directly to your phone or personal computer, and then connect to the internet to take advantage of nikon's photo sharing service, my picturetown
Subject tracking af: capture sharp shots of subjects that can t or won t stay still. subject tracking AF keeps the camera focused on a selected subject even if it is moving around
Fast and accurate af: when you want to capture subjects that are not in the center of the frame, you can set the camera to shoot with a 99-point autofocus system for extra-sharp results
19 scene modes: scene modes automatically optimize the camera settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations. achieve great shots just by selecting the mode that matches your situation
Retouch menu: enhance your photos in-camera with a range of filter effects. includes options such as selective color, which converts your image to monochrome then adds a splash of color to an area of your choice, and cross screen, which lends a starry effect to bright objects
Smart portrait system: snap perfect portraits every time. smile timer takes the shot when your subject smiles. blink proof alerts you when someone's eyes were closed. skin softening adjusts uneven skin tones for smoother-looking skin. red-eye fix corrects false eye color due to the flash
High-speed continuous shooting: capture sharp shots of the action with ease. the camera can shoot up to seven consecutive shots at a fast six frames-per-second
Auto HDR mode: capture images with impressive tonal detail in any situation when you shoot in HDR mode. the camera combines two shots taken at different exposures during a single shutter release to create an image with wide dynamic range and rich color gradation
Higher than average megapixels
6.8 cm (2.7-in.) LCD screen: whether you shoot in bright sunlight or in low light, this large screen with nikon's clear color display technology offers sharp contrast and clear viewing
3D shooting mode: create a 3d image that can be played back on 3d-capable tvs and computers
Full HD (1080p) movie recording: easily record life in motion and in stereo sound. A dedicated video-record button makes it easy to begin filming
Lens-shift (vr) vibration reduction: capture steady photos and movies thanks to nikon's automatic vibration reduction technology, which counters the effects of camera shake in real time
10x NIKKOR optical zoom lens with wide-angle coverage (25 250mm): capture precise, high-resolution shots whether you re shooting up close or from some distance away
Average minimum aperture number
Bigger than average optical zoom
EXPEED c2: nikon's fast and powerful image processing system provides high-speed operation, enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S6300?

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 is 93.6mm wide and 57.7mm tall. It is 26mm deep and weighs 160g.

Nikon Coolpix S6300 front dimensions
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Nikon Coolpix S6300 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Marvellous Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $219.99 it is still cheaper than 89% of cameras.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix S6300 of 16.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S6300 of 10x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 68% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon Coolpix S6300's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than 66% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S6300's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 81% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6300 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Nikon Coolpix S6300 of 0.0005s is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 52% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The Coolpix S6300's weight of only 160g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 33% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix S6300 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Features Face Detection

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 features face detection, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6300 has a pre-flash. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S6300 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S6300's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 39% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 230 Battery Life

The Coolpix S6300 is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Coolpix S6300 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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3D

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S6300 features multi-shot function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|960 x 540|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S6300 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Coolpix S6300 does not have a video out. 100% of digital cameras also do not have a video out.

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Has a Night Mode

The Nikon Coolpix S6300 has a night mode. 96% of cameras do not have a night mode.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Nikon Coolpix S6300's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 78% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6300 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S6300's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 68% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix S6300 of 25mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 33% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon coolpixs6300gl, nikon s6300r, nikon 26300, nikon 26302, nikon 26335

Barcodes:

00018208263004, 00018208263011, 00018208263028, 00018208263356, 00018208264742, 00018208925551, 00018208925582, 00018208925629, 00018208925643, 00018208925674, 00018208925704, 00018208925711, 03610170731702, 03610170731719, 03610170780939, 03610170826644, 04960759131959, 08033737552490, 08033737552506, 08033737552513, 08033737552520, 08033737552537

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