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Nikon Coolpix S6500

$169.99
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A good value for money and award winning 16 megapixel 12 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S6500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6500 number 387 across all digital cameras.
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40 Reviews + 1 Award
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Very Good
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Overall Score
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Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

It has good expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 40 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 2017.
Customers report good picture quality.
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 narrow field of view
Only 150 battery life (CIPA standard)

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S6500?

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 is 95.4mm wide and 57.9mm tall. It is 26.3mm deep and weighs 153g.

Nikon Coolpix S6500 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S6500 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S6500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This Nikon camera was given a "Recommended" award by review website PhotographyBlog.com who decided that this camera was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

13 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and tecnozoom.it have rated this Nikon camera on average 74%.

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User Reviews Are Average

Based on 26 user reviews this camera has an average user rating of 70%.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three people who bought this digital camera considered that it was able to produce good images.


Value For Money

Inexpensive

We think this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras. The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix S6500 has a relatively typical 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 the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 153 grams, the Coolpix S6500 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S6500 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S6500 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Coolpix S6500 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. The average display diagonal of digital cameras is 2.9".

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S6500 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

At only 96 percent, the Nikon Coolpix S6500 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have field of views of between 1.5% and 170%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 features calendar, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S6500 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6500 has a pre-flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Only 150 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 is a digital camera that takes 150 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Network Ready

The Coolpix S6500 is network ready. Most of the other digital cameras are not network ready.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S6500 has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst cameras of this age.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S6500 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6500 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S6500 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Nikon camera). In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 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. The video resolution of all cameras ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Coolpix S6500 has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 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 still image resolution of all cameras ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Coolpix S6500 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S6500 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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3D

The Coolpix S6500 is 3D. Most of the other cameras also are 3D.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6500 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Coolpix S6500 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S6500 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera was released in February 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon coolpxs6500r
Barcodes 00001828892303, 00018208263707, 00018208263721, 00018208892303, 00018208892310, 00018208892327, 00018208892334, 00018208892341, 00018208892358, 00018208932535, 00018208932566, 00018208932610, 00018208932658, 00018208932689, 00018208932726, 00018208988891, 00018208988907, 08033737552025, 08033737552032, 08033737552049, 08033737552056, 08033737552070

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