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Nikon Coolpix S6800

$347.61
$185.00 $162.61 cheaper than 79 days ago
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A good value for money and award winning 16 megapixel 12 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Jan 2014
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Nikon Coolpix S6800 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6800 number 332 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 61?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%, based on 24 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 but poor battery life.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
1" image sensor size
Only 4608 x 2592 pixels image resolution
Only supports 25, 64 and 9 more ISO sensitivities

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Coolpix S6800 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also average for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $378.60 to $185 in the last 79 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 60% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S6800?

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is 96.8mm wide and 57.5mm tall. It is 22.9mm deep and weighs 145g.

Nikon Coolpix S6800 front dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix S6800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this Nikon digital camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Six experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and tecnozoom.it have rated this Nikon digital camera on average 71 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

This camera has an average user rating of 86 out of 100 based on 18 user reviews. Over 85% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Sub-Standard Battery Life

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it did not have a good battery life.

Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who bought the product agreed that it was able to produce good images.

  • It produces bright, punchy images in most conditions and handles low light better than many similar cameras…
  • Takes very good pictures…
  • Good quality pictures and a good range of features, price a little on the high side for what you get…
    Techygran (Amazon) - October 2014

Users Report it is a Good Size

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was compact.


Value For Money

Good Value

We think this camera represents good value compared to other cameras. The cheapest camera that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895.

Price Has Gone Down by $163 (47%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Nikon Coolpix S6800 of £146.66 ($146.66) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $38.34.

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Features

Only 4608 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix S6800 has a 4608 x 2592 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Average Megapixel

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a fairly average megapixel (16 megapixels) 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 the most commonly found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 145 grams, the Coolpix S6800 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Coolpix S6800 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Only Supports 25, 64 and 9 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix S6800 is more than most cameras. This camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras. The ISO sensitivities "64", "125", "160", "320", "400", "640", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "25" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9".

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix S6800 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S6800 features multi-shot function. Most of the other cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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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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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S6800 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6800 has a pre-flash. Most of the other cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Quite Short Battery Recharge Time

The shortest battery recharge time of digital cameras is 1.8h, the longest is 5h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h. At only 1.83 hours, the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a very short battery recharge time compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S6800 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

At only 99 percent, the Coolpix S6800 has a quite 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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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S6800 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. Across all digital cameras the still image resolution 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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Has a Wrist Strap

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a wrist strap. Most of the other digital cameras also have a wrist strap.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Coolpix S6800 which takes 170 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6800 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S6800 has a tripod mountable, 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 Coolpix S6800 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). In addition, this Nikon 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. Across all digital cameras the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S6800 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Nikon released the Coolpix S6800.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon s6800camera

Barcodes:

00018208938155, 00018208938193, 00018208938230, 00018208938261, 00018208988464, 00018208988471, 02003032889009, 05054230929469, 05054230929476, 08033737553800, 08033737553824, 08033737553831

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