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Nikon Coolpix S6400

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 12 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Aug 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S6400 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Nikon Coolpix S6400 as follows for Summary.
83
Reviews
303 Reviews + 1 Award
1
Value for Money
Not Currently for Sale
50
Features
Good Features
37
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has not bad expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 303 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 digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size, good lens quality and that it is fairly priced.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Only 160 battery life (CIPA standard)
79
Portrait Photography
Very Good
42
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
49
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
56
Sports Photography
Average

Nikon Coolpix S6400 Video Reviews


Nikon Coolpix S6400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at website PhotographyBlog.com concluded that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this camera is 73 out of 100 based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and digit.in.

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User Reviews Are Average

On average, Coolpix S6400 owners rated this digital camera 79%.

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Customers Report it is a Good Size

10 customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S6400 was compact.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Six people said in their reviews that it had a good zoom and three customers thought this digital camera had a good autofocus.

  • It seems to be fast at most things such as starting up from cold and it has a good focusing system on it…
  • It also has a decent optical zoom range, with a responsive touch screen…
  • Really pleased with it, just tried it out at an indoor concert and the zoom was amazing…
    Hazi (Amazon) - March 2014
  • Nice & compact with a good zoom.
  • There are a series of art filters that can be applied before or after shooting, with some nice effects that don't look too tacky - the soft focus, toy camera…
    -EFox- (Amazon) - October 2012
  • Terrific images, useful big zoom, some silly effects that can be turned off, thoroughly recommended for your pocket, handbag, expensive…
  • A slightly better Zoom…
  • Sharp focus, point and click camera at its best…
    Tommo (Amazon) - November 2014
  • A very powerful zoom, clear screen…
    Steve (Amazon) - December 2013

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Eight customers who purchased the product considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Four owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S6400 reckoned that it had good features.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

13 customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two customers who purchased the Nikon Coolpix S6400 thought it was strong and durable.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good screen.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix S6400 has a fairly standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

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

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S6400 has a relatively average optical zoom (12 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S6400 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a fairly large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9".

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S6400 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6400 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S6400 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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3D

The Coolpix S6400 is 3D. Most of the other digital cameras also are 3D.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6400 has a pre-flash. Most of the other cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 160 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Coolpix S6400 is a camera that takes 160 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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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 Night Mode

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a night mode, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix S6400 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S6400 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S6400 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S6400 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6400 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S6400 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in August 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

code vna190e1, code vna192e1, code vna193e1

Barcodes:

00018208929429, 00018208929450, 00018208929498, 00018208929535, 00018208929566, 05711045821066, 08033737552636, 08033737552643, 08033737552650, 08033737552667, 08033737552674

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