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Nikon Coolpix S6700
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Nikon Coolpix S6700 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 20.1MP 10x CCD Jan 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Good size
Good quality pictures
27 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This high megapixel digital camera received a "Recommended" award from websites PhotographyBlog.com who said that this digital camera was good.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and stuff.tv this camera has an average expert rating of 77 out of 100.

Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 25,534 expert and owner reviews (including 3,033 verified purchases), Nikon has good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically for its high megapixel cameras compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

User Reviews Are Average

This camera has an average user rating of 66% based on 67 user reviews.


Good Quality Pictures

A few people who reviewed it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Three years ago Adrian Dawson said “Shooting across a valley I had a good picture of buildings the other side which was amazing considering the distance” in his Nikon Coolpix S6700 review and scored this digital camera 4 stars. C. Springate wrote “This results in it being impossible to take a sequence of photos quickly” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S6700 but even so they only scored it 1 stars. M. Vant rated the Nikon Coolpix S6700 5 stars and mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S6700 review on Amazon “Brilliant! Just the right size and great pics from”.

Good Quality Lens

A few customers who purchased it concluded that it had a good zoom. Marc scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Great zoom camera for your pocket” in his review. Three years ago Photographyblog.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “It features a 10x optical zoom for getting in on the action”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Some Nikon Coolpix S6700 reviewers considered that the product was compact. Miss Anna F West mentioned in her Nikon Coolpix S6700 review on Amazon “I don't want fancy effects on my shots I want a modern fast compact camera and disappointingly this camera is not it” however she scored the product 3 stars. Yvonnew wrote “It's nice and compact” in their review. Three years ago Ephotozine.com said in their Nikon Coolpix S6700 review on expert website Ephotozine “Is a compact camera with 10x optical zoom”.

A few Nikon Coolpix S6700 reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera was a good size. Three years ago Adrian Dawson rated this digital camera 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his Nikon Coolpix S6700 review “Very good size camera”. Miss Anna F West mentioned on Amazon in the same month “It's a nice looking model, light, good size for my pocket”.

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Very Light

The average weight of high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 400g, and the weights range from 90g to 1.5kg. The Coolpix S6700 is one of the lighter digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera (only 137 grams) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Adrian Dawson mentioned “The picture quality is very good, I have just returned from a trip” in his review of this digital camera. Three years ago Jonnyevsky wrote on Amazon “Compact and a quality item” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product 5 stars. Marc wrote in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S6700 “The zoom is very good and the picture quality is clear and clean” and gave the product an excellent rating.

Easy to Use

A few Nikon Coolpix S6700 owners who bought the product agreed that it was easy to use. Neil Brown wrote in his Nikon Coolpix S6700 review “Very good service, product very easy to use” and scored the product very highly. Two years ago Scotty mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Good little camera very easy to use” and rated the product 4 stars.

One person who bought the Nikon Coolpix S6700 reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Miss Anna F West said “It has a range of settings none of which I was interested in, I wanted to be able to manually set my ISO & white balance etc” yet she gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Nice Design

One Nikon Coolpix S6700 owner who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S6700 considered that it was good looking.

Robust

One Nikon Coolpix S6700 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was reliable. C. Springate wrote in their review “I wanted an equally reliable "point & shoot” but in spite of that they scored the product 1 stars.


Power

Good Battery Life

One Nikon Coolpix S6700 owner who reviewed it considered that it had a good battery life. C. Springate said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S6700 “Although the quality of the images are good and battery life adequate - using the camera is a pain”.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Coolpix S6700 supports video recording. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years also support video recording.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera do support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Canon EOS 60Da, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 which also has a higher rating.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the D5300 ($397.49), or the Coolpix S3400 both from Nikon or the Canon IXUS 275 HS which has better reviews.

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Picture Quality

5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S6700 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 3648 x 2736, 640 x 480 and 5120 x 2880 and 3864 x 3864. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6000 x 4000 (best).

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix S6700 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera which have an HDMI.

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Light Exposure

Supports Four ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon Coolpix S6700 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 80, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Memory

Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years is 8MB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 1.3GB. The Coolpix S6700 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 25 megabytes) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Lens System

Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S6700 has a fairly large minimum aperture number (3.5) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera. The minimum aperture numbers of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera range from 1.3 to 22.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S6700 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras and we think the Canon EOS 5D Mark II ($1,465) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Alpha A5100 ($399) (8x), or the Alpha A5100L (8x) both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 10x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon 550D + EF-S 18-55mm, or the Sony DSC-WX220 ($198).

If this digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the IXUS 170 (12x and higher rated), or the IXUS 275 HS (12x and higher rated) both from Canon.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S6700 in April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Coolpix S6700 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this digital camera and we think the Canon EOS 7D ($538.45) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the D5500 ($466.89) (3.2"), or the D810A ($3,054.99) (3.2") both from Nikon or the Pentax 645Z ($6,188.88) (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208893058, 00018208939954, 00018208939992, 00182089399548, 00182089399920

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