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Nikon Coolpix S6500

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Nikon Coolpix S6500
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Compact 16MP 12x Yes Feb 2014
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Nikon Coolpix S6500 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6500 number 195 in best selling cameras and number 609 across all digital cameras.
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Features
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71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 75%, based on 39 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:
4624 x 3464 pixels image resolution
7.5-cm (3.0-in.) LCD screen (460k dots): whether you shoot in bright sunlight or low light, this large screen with nikon\'s clear colour display technology offers sharp contrast and clear viewing.\
\\Subject tracking af: capture sharp shots of subjects in motion. subject tracking AF keeps the camera focused on a selected subject, even if it won t stay still.\
3D shooting mode: create 3d images that can be displayed on 3d-capable tvs and computers.\
19 scene modes: automatically optimize the camera settings to produce popular photographic styles and effects. achieve great shots simply by selecting the mode that best matches your situation.\
\\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, and glamour retouch options help you make portraits look more flattering.\
\\High-speed continuous shooting: capture sharp shots of fast-moving action with ease. shoot up to seven consecutive shots at a rapid 10 frames-per-second.\
\\Easy panorama 360/180: pan vertically or horizontally to create dynamic panoramas.\
\\Auto HDR mode: allows you to capture images with impressive tonal detail in any situation. in HDR mode the camera combines two shots taken at different exposures during a single shutter release, creating an image with wide dynamic range and rich colour gradation.\
\\Slim, stylish design: easy to hold, use and carry with you, attention to detail includes colour coordination of the lens casing and controls.\
\\Full HD (1080p) movie recording: a dedicated video-record button makes it easy to record life in full HD motion and stereo sound.\
Bigger than average optical zoom
\\Lens-shift (vr) vibration reduction: nikon\'s automatic vibration reduction technology counters the effects of camera shake in real time, allowing you to capture sharp photos and movies with ease.\
\\Back-illuminated 16 MP CMOS sensor: with each pixel receiving more light, this highly sensitive image sensor works in tandem with the EXPEED c2 processor to deliver fast, clear images in all light conditions.\
12x NIKKOR optical zoom lens with wide-angle coverage (25 300mm): capture precise, high-resolution shots whether you re shooting up close or from a distance.\
\\Built-in wi-fi: transfer your high-quality images and movies directly to your smart device ready for uploading on to your favorite social media. you can also use your smart device as a remote control for the camera handy for self-portraits.\
\\Lens-shift (vr) vibration reduction counters the effects of camera shake in real time, so all your photos and movies stay clear and sharp.\
Share your experiences wherever you go with the 16-megapixel COOLPIX s6500 with built-in wi-fi. upload your shots in seconds, via any smart device, and share them with your friends and family.\
\\EXPEED c2: nikon\'s fast and powerful image processing system enables high-speed operation, enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality
Very narrow field of view
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

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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.

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Nikon Coolpix S6500 In-Depth Analysis

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Features

4624 X 3464 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix S6500 has a maximum image resolution of 4624 x 3464 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Coolpix S6500 of 16MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 56% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S6500 of 12x is in the biggest 28% of all 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 frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon Coolpix S6500's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is in the lowest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S6500 of 3.1 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 77% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6500 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Coolpix S6500's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Coolpix S6500's weight of only 153g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 32% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Coolpix S6500 has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6500 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Very Narrow Field of View

Cameras have field of views of between 92% and 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The field of view of the Nikon Coolpix S6500 of only 96% is narrower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the narrowest 6% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Calendar

The Coolpix S6500 features calendar. 87% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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3D

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 is 3D, unlike 90% of cameras which are not 3D.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Coolpix S6500 of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 51% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Network Ready

The Nikon Coolpix S6500 is network ready. 99% of cameras are not network ready.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S6500's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S6500 features multi-shot function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S6500 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S6500 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S6500 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Only 150 Battery Life

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

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix S6500 of 6.5 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 83% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix S6500 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6500 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Coolpix S6500 of 25mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 29% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon coolpixs6500bk, nikon s6500bk

Barcodes:

00001828892303, 00018208263707, 00018208263721, 00018208892303, 00018208892310, 00018208892327, 00018208892334, 00018208892341, 00018208892358, 00018208932535, 00018208932566, 00018208932610, 00018208932658, 00018208932689, 00018208932726, 00018208988891, 00018208988907, 04960759138712, 08033737552025, 08033737552032, 08033737552049, 08033737552056, 08033737552070

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