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Nikon Coolpix S6400

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Nikon Coolpix S6400

Nikon Coolpix S6400
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A good spec and award winning compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Oct 2012
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Nikon Coolpix S6400 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6400 number 908 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
295 Reviews + 1 Award
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Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 295 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 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
12x optical zoom in A slim, stylish body \\the 12x zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens covers A focal range of 25 mm wide-angle to 300 mm telephoto. lens-shift VR image stabilization provides sure and stable compensation for camera shake. images are captured by the back-illuminated CMOS image sensor to maintain high quality. 16.0 effective-megapixel resolution assures brilliant results.\
\<br> intelligent AF keeps you focused in a variety of situations \\target finding AF automatically focuses on the subject you desire. when photographing people, face-detection technology helps maintain accurate focus to ensure sharp images. for other types of subjects, subject-prediction technology automatically judges what is the main subject, and sets the AF area to match its size and position to achieve sharp focus. with an AF system this intelligent, you\'ll never miss capturing that magical moment.\
\<br> creative effects are just a touch away \\a host of effects can be applied to your stills in 3 simple steps since the new quick effects function streamlines the entire process. you just shoot, select the effect you want to apply, and save the image. with 30 effects to choose from, including pop and super vivid, you can get really creative. and with intuitive touch screen operation like a smartphone, you\'ll enjoy personalizing your images.\
\<br> full HD 1080p movie recording with optical zoom and stereo sound \\record full HD 1080p movies with stereo sound at the press of a button. operate the 12x zoom while recording to better realize your vision for the scene. create highlight digest movies with the record pause function. and a built-in HDMI mini connector enables output to your hdtv.\
\<br> other features \
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Only 160 battery life

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Nikon Coolpix S6400 Video Reviews

Nikon Coolpix S6400 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix S6400 of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 49% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S6400's optical zoom of 12x is bigger than 71% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6400 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S6400 of 3.1 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S6400 of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 26% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Coolpix S6400's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is faster than 60% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S6400 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Only 160 Battery Life

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

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S6400 features multi-shot function. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6400 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S6400's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3D

The Coolpix S6400 is 3D, unlike 90% of cameras which are not 3D.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Coolpix S6400 has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S6400's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 92% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix S6400 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Nikon Coolpix S6400 of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 51% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S6400 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Night Mode

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a night mode, which is unusual. 96% of cameras do not have a night mode.

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Lower Than Average Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Coolpix S6400 of only 460,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 66% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S6400 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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

The Coolpix S6400's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 25mm is longer than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S6400's maximum aperture number of 6.5 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

code vna193e1

Barcodes:

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

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