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Nikon Coolpix S9900

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A multi award winning 16 megapixel 30 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16MP 30x Yes Dec 2015
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Nikon Coolpix S9900 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S9900 number 454 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 54?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Quite big optical zoom
Only supports 25, 64 and 9 more ISO sensitivities
Quite large minimum aperture number

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also excellent for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being very good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape 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.
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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S9900?

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is 112mm wide and 66mm tall. It is 39.5mm deep and weighs g.

Nikon Coolpix S9900 front dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix S9900 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This Nikon camera received a "Recommended" award from review sites Camera Labs, Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com all of whom decided that this camera was very good.

Furthermore, this digital camera received a "Best Buy" award from website Expert Reviews and the expert at website Tomsguide.com gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and concluded it was marvellous.

This camera received a "Good Buy" award from Optyczne.pl.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 13 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this camera is 79 out of 100.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this camera is 90% based on 431 user reviews. Over 90% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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


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

The Coolpix S9900 has a fairly standard 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 frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of cameras range from 0.34x to 83x. At 30 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S9900 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Only Supports 25, 64 and 9 More ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras. This Nikon digital camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently 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 camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S9900 has a fairly standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Coolpix S9900 has a headphone outputs. Most of the other cameras also have a headphone outputs.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a pre-flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S9900 has a carrying case, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Coolpix S9900 supports direct printing. Most of the other cameras also support direct printing.

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Has a Microphone in

The Coolpix S9900 has a microphone in. Most of the other cameras also have a microphone in.

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Has an Electronic Compass

The Coolpix S9900 has an electronic compass, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

At 64, the Coolpix S9900 has a very large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest maximum aperture number of cameras is 1.8 and the largest is 130.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Nikon digital 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 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S9900 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S9900 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers (3.7) amongst cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture number of digital cameras is -2, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB and the biggest is 32GB. The Coolpix S9900 has a fairly big internal memory (473 megabytes) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

Across all the cameras the field of views range from 1.5% to 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. At only 98 percent, the Coolpix S9900 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Coolpix S9900 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. This camera also 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 cameras the video resolution ranges 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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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The shortest battery recharge time of digital cameras is 1.8h and the longest is 5h. With a battery recharge time of only 2.3 hours, the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has one of the shorter battery recharge times amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Coolpix S9900 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other digital cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix S9900 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (750 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm, the longest is 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S9900 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix S9900 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S9900 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a self-timer. Most of the other digital cameras also have a self-timer.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

It was December 2015 when Nikon released the Coolpix S9900.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208943753, 00018208943784, 00018208999293, 00018208999323, 00845251091311, 00845251091335, 08033737554616

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon Coolpix S9900

User reviews are a bit better
25% higher megapixel
Smaller minimum aperture number
$95 More Expensive
Same Price
A lot bigger digital zoom
13% smaller minimum aperture number
15x smaller optical zoom

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