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Nikon Coolpix S9600

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Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning 16 megapixel 22 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 22x Yes May 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S9600 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S9600 number 378 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 53?

It has very good expert reviews but ok user reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good lens quality and excellent product quality.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Only supports 25, 64 and 10 more ISO sensitivities
Quite narrow field of view

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S9600?

The Nikon Coolpix S9600 is 108.6mm wide and 61mm tall. It is 31.6mm deep and weighs 206g.

Nikon Coolpix S9600 front dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix S9600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this camera. This Nikon camera received a "Recommended" award from both PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, dkamera.de and Chip.de this camera has an overall expert rating of 83%.

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Owner Reviews Are Poor

This Nikon camera has an average owner rating of 61% based on 17 owner reviews. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Owners don't rate this digital camera very highly.

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Very Good Brand

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

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners reckoned that the product was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Three customers agreed that the product was good quality.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix S9600 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Coolpix S9600 has a pretty standard weight (206 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S9600 has one of the bigger optical zooms (22 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. The optical zooms of cameras range from 0.34x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S9600 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Only Supports 25, 64 and 10 More ISO Sensitivities

The Coolpix S9600 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras. This Nikon digital camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras. The ISO sensitivities "Auto", "64", "125", "160", "320", "400", "640", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "25" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Coolpix S9600 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S9600 features multi-shot function. Most of the other cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S9600 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other digital cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Fairly High Magnification

The lowest magnification of digital cameras is 0.15x and the highest is 100x. At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S9600 has a fairly high magnification compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S9600 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 camera). In addition, this Nikon camera support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 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. Digital cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S9600 has a pre-flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 2,000mm. At 550 millimeters, the Nikon Coolpix S9600 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The narrowest field of view of cameras is 1.5% and the widest is 170%. The Nikon Coolpix S9600 has a fairly narrow field of view (only 98 percent) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S9600 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Nikon camera 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 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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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x, and the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x. The Coolpix S9600 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S9600 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S9600 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was May 2015 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon crtnkcpss9600krb

Barcodes:

00018208264506, 00018208938919, 00018208938957, 00018208938988, 00841434107374, 08033737553787, 08033737553794

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