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Nikon Coolpix S9900 Digital Camera

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16MP 30x CMOS Feb 2015
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40 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This compact camera digital camera has received five awards from expert review sites.

The editors of three expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this Nikon digital camera. Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all gave this digital camera a "Recommended" award.

The writer at Expert Reviews thought that this compact camera digital camera would make a great purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

Optyczne.pl gave this camera a "Good Buy" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Eleven experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar have rated this Nikon digital camera on average 78%.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 50 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 89%.

Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Good quality build, easy to use”. A few weeks ago Cactusjack said on Amazon “Great camera for work - very simple to use, long battery life, good quality images” in their review. M. J. Bryan said in their review on Amazon “Great quality for a compact camera”.

Good Technical Features

Several people wrote that the product had good features. Biker Dude mentioned on Amazon in October “Set-up is super simple and there are plenty of features to enable you to be creative” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review. A few weeks ago Eddie wrote on Amazon “Exactly as described fits the bill perfectly, has more features than I realised very easy to use” in his Nikon Coolpix S9900 review. Gd mentioned in October this year “There are a minor features I've seen on other cameras which are missing” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review.

Easy to Use

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers who purchased it wrote that it was easy to use. Gd wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 on Amazon “Wonderfully versatile camera with a powerful zoom and easy to use menus etc”. Jeffrey a Dyson mentioned on Amazon “Easy to use would recommend this”. Jeffrey a Dyson also said “You need a tripod to use full zoom impossible to eliminate camera shake”.

Good Connectivity

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was wifi compatible. Mihaela Florea said on Amazon “Another misplaced button is the WIFI one; you often press this one with your palm while trying to take picture” nonetheless they gave the product a score of 2 stars. Last year R. Patel wrote on Amazon “The Wi-Fi is sufficient to upload to my phone” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars. R. Patel also said “So, Wi-Fi works well and effectively, not tried the NFC.”.

Several Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners who purchased it concluded that it had gps. A few weeks ago Moley75 wrote “The GPS was very responsive once it had locked on”. Last year Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “One of very few to offer both Wi-Fi and GPS built-in, with the only other cameras being the TZ70” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900.

One person who purchased it thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com wrote “However it also adds NFC connectivity for quick and easy pairing”.

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Good Size

A few Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners concluded that it was compact. Biker Dude mentioned in October “A Rollei Stative Compact Traveler 10 tripod” and gave it a score of 5 stars. A few weeks ago Gd said in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review “A great compact camera”. Michael David said on Amazon “Not quite as sharp as my old Samsung compact camera”.

A number of people who reviewed the product thought it was a good weight. R. Patel mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 on Amazon “The first thing you will notice is the weight”. Techradar.com gave the Nikon Coolpix S9900 a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned on Techradar “Indeed, at 112 x 66 x 40mm (4.5 x 2.6 x 1.60-in) and 289g (10.2oz), its space-saving design and light weight are ideal for a trip around town or for jetting off to the” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900.

A few customers thought it was thin. In October last year Techradar.com wrote on Techradar “Cigarette packet slim” and scored the product 70 out of 100. Techradar.com also said “The S9900 is just about thin enough to slip into a spare pocket”.

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 owner thought the Nikon Coolpix S9900 was a good size. In October this year Sally said “Nice proportions” in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900. One Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Misschiefs gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “It's lightweight, easy to use”.

One person who bought this digital camera wrote that it was easy to carry around. Eve Ladysmith wrote in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 on Amazon “Its easy to carry around for all occasions”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Chris Hoare mentioned in his review last year “Sometimes i can't walk closer to what I want to photograph so having a small camera that gives a reasonable photo” and rated it 5 stars. Cm mentioned on Amazon “I bought it because the seller said it was the best camera for transferring pictures by WiFi to my iPhone or iPad” in their review of this digital camera but even so they only rated the Nikon Coolpix S9900 1 stars. Mihaela Florea wrote on Amazon “While you can take some nice photo” in their review of this digital camera.

A few Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers mentioned that the product had a good picture resolution. Chris Hoare mentioned in his review on Amazon “The camera has the ability to take burst photos at 7fps - at full resolution though you are limited to 5 frames” and gave the Nikon Coolpix S9900 a score of 5 stars. In October Moley75 said “That doesn't excuse the lack of shooting information”. Last year R. Patel wrote “The camera is great for street photography it has excellent resolution for picking up every detail thanks to its wide-angle lens” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review and rated the product as very good.

Several Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Tox mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 “The obvious competitor for this camera is the Canon Powershot G1 X Mark II which has a larger sensor, with fewer photo sites at only 12.1 MP.” . Expert website Techradar.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 “There's no overcoming the limitations of the small sensor” and gave the product a score of 70 out of 100.

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewer who bought the Nikon Coolpix S9900 concluded that it was able to produce clear pictures. R. Patel said last year “The colour reproduction and clarity is good, there is very little chromatic aberrations in majority of my images”.

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Good Quality Lens

A few Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom. This month Biker Dude said in their review of this digital camera “The zoom is amazing” and gave the Nikon Coolpix S9900 a very good review. Mihaela Florea wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 “With the super zoom the full moon barely fits in the picture” but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 2 stars. Nj Hughes said on Amazon “2) The zoom is quite remarkable” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review.

A few Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners who bought it considered that it had a good lens. In October last year Mihaela Florea wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review on Amazon “Quite good quality of optical lens; good quality picture for amateur point an shot holidays memories”. Pufferfish mentioned “The shutter lens cap is great” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review. Expert website Photographyblog.com scored the Nikon Coolpix S9900 4 stars and said “It features a back-illuminated 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, 30x optical zoom lens, Full 1080/60i HD video with new time-lapse recording, built-in WiFi, GPS”.

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Good Support

Several customers who bought it thought it had good technical guidance. Chris Hoare rated it as very good and he mentioned in his review “There is a dedicated mode slot to help you take nice portrait photos;”. Nj Hughes wrote in their review in October last year “Some issues worth considering, you do need to download the full manual from the Nikon website, what it comes with is too basic” . R. Patel wrote on Amazon “I like the wheeled dial as it helps in choosing the manual modes easily and effectively” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900.

Robust

Several Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S9900 thought it was well made. Sally wrote this year “Well made camera”. Tox rated it 80 out of 100 and said in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review on Amazon “In your hand this feels solid”. Tox also said “The controls feel well put together and fall conveniently to hand, mint has an air of quality.”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. Chris Hoare mentioned in his Nikon Coolpix S9900 review “If the light isn't so great putting it on a sturdy surface or on its (off centre) tripod mount allows the final picture to be improved” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good screen. Chris Hoare wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The extra width is there to deliver the first excellent feature; the screen pivots and rotates out from the camera” and gave it a score of 5 stars. In October this year Gd said on Amazon “The screen remains easily viewable even in bright sunlight which is a real bonus - as is it's articulation both horizontally” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Moley75 wrote in October “The tilting screen is great”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good viewfinder. Tox mentioned in their review last year “The main issue is the viewfinder or rather the lack of one” . Tox also said “However there are few compacts with a proper viewfinder and those there are are more expensive so I will live with it”.

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Nice Design

Several customers who bought the product reckoned that it was good looking. Pufferfish scored it 5 stars and wrote “It's a nice looking camera”. R. Patel said “I had a continuous burst mode of 4fps, which is pretty good” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com last year “The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is the new top-of-the-range digital compact camera from the Style series” and rated the Nikon Coolpix S9900 4 stars.

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 owner thought this digital camera was a good design. In October last year Expertreviews.co.uk rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review on expert review site Expert Reviews “We loved the smart, functional design of the S9700.”.

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 owner who bought it concluded that it was retro. Pufferfish mentioned “Classic - because it's clearly styled in a retro theme, kind of half 1960s rangefinder” and rated it as excellent.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was ergonomic. Biker Dude mentioned in October “The ergonomics are good and whilst not the lightest the heft gives you a nice feel in a variety of ways” in their review of this digital camera.

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Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Nikon is one of the superior camera brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Nikon also has good reviews for its compact cameras.

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Good Battery Life

A number of people who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “I've also managed to flatten the battery fairly quickly - perhaps carrying a spare is the answer to this” and rated it as excellent. A few weeks ago Zoltan wrote “Battery life is good, too”.

Good Flash

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good flash. In October Biker Dude wrote “Flash is quite powerful for its size” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 and rated it 5 stars. Nj Hughes said “5) For such a small camera it has a very powerful flash”.

Good Video Capture

Several customers agreed that the Nikon Coolpix S9900 was good for video recording. Ephotozine.com said “A vari-angle screen, fullHD video recording, built-in Wi-Fi, NFC” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. R. Patel said on Amazon “I have not witnessed any compact that allows you to use anything above 3200 as the noise is so great that the images lose clarity”.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S9900 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S9900 do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Sony DSC-HX90V[plb_2841480_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than a year ago. Across all the compact cameras that were released one year ago the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 3".

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 supports wi-Fi, unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S9900 which do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Sony DSC-HX90[plb_2838898_price], or the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S9900 has a built-in flash, unlike most of the other cameras of this age and spec which do not have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras which also have a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Samsung MV800[plb_3153818_price], or the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S9900, the Coolpix S9900 has an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Samsung MV800[plb_3153818_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S9900 has one of the bigger optical zooms (30 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago the optical zooms range from 3x to 40x.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of this spec and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the DSC-HX90[pl_2838898_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the DSC-HX90V[pl_2841480_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) both from Sony.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most commonly found camera shutter type on cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Has One Image Editing

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of image editing modes than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Crop are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 range from 8MB to 480MB, and the average internal memory is 65MB. When compared to other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S9900 that we have checked, the Nikon Coolpix S9900's internal memory of 473 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (750 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S9900 have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 6.2mm and 960mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 360mm.

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Has Six White Balances

The Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Nikon camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S9900. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this camera.

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Very Big Extra/Smart Zoom

With an extra/Smart zoom of 60 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has one of the biggest extra/Smart zooms amongst compact cameras of this age. The average extra/Smart zoom of digital cameras that have been around for more than a year is 31x.

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Supports Four ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivitys 125, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Coolpix S9900 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras that were launched more than a year ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Nikon digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S9900.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Nikon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9900. The camera file system "DCF" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Coolpix S9900 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S9900.

Across similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The average battery recharge time of digital cameras of this age and spec is 3h, and the battery recharge times range from 1.8h to 4h. At only 2.3 hours, the Coolpix S9900 has a fairly short battery recharge time compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S9900.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Coolpix S9900 is more than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The audio formats supporteds LPCM are also supported by this camera.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S9900 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S9900 also do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Olympus Stylus SH-2[plb_2898975_price].

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9900 are not 3D. The Coolpix S9900 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung MV800[plb_3153818_price].

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix S9900 do not support video capability. The Coolpix S9900 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a video capability and we think the Samsung MV800[plb_3153818_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix S9900 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that came out more than a year ago are also not waterproof.

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Only Three Number of Diaphragm Bladess

The Coolpix S9900 is a three number of diaphragm blades digital camera. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9900 have between three and eight number of diaphragm bladess.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix S9900.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The field of views of compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 range from 97% to 100%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Coolpix S9900 has one of the narrower field of views (only 98 percent) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Only Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Coolpix S9900 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this digital camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Centre weighted Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 640x480@25fps|640x480@30fps|1280x720@25fps|1280×720@30fps|1920x1080@25fps|1920x1080@30fps|1920x1080@50fps|1920x1080@60fps, which is the most frequently found resolution at capture speed on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The ISO sensitivity (min)s of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 80 to 130, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 125, the Coolpix S9900 has one of the biggest ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of 3.7, the Coolpix S9900 has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix S9900. The average minimum aperture number of digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 is 3.3, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 3.9.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S9900

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released over two years ago.

Average Megapixel

The Coolpix S9900 has a pretty typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might also want to consider the DSC-HX90[pl_2838898_price] (18.2MP), or the DSC-HX90V[pl_2841480_price] (18.2MP) both from Sony or the Samsung MV800[plb_3153818_price] (16.15MP).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the DSC-HX90[pl_2838898_price] (120x), or the DSC-HX90V[pl_2841480_price] (120x) both from Sony or the Samsung MV800[plb_3153818_price] (5x).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. Most compact cameras that are a similar age to it have a CCD sensor type.

If the sensor type of this digital camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Samsung MV800[plb_3153818_price] (CCD).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Pre-Flash
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Headphone Outputs
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Electronic Compass
Direct Printing
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Data Network
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

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21 July 2015

Camera Labs

The Nikon COOLPIX S9900 is a compact super-zoom with a 30x optical range. Released in February 2015 it's an update to the COOLPIX S9700 which was launched a year earlier. The new model retains the... Read more…

5 June 2015

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27 April 2015

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is the only travel zoom camera available with a vari-angle screen, and one of very few to offer both Wi-Fi and GPS built-in, with the only other cameras being the TZ70 and...

Ephotozine

1 April 2015

The Nikon S9900 offers a very long zoom range in a surprisingly compact body, but there's no overcoming the limitations of the small sensor, and the image quality isn't great ? you can't shoot raw...

31 March 2015

The Nikon S9900 offers a very long zoom range in a surprisingly compact body, but there's no overcoming the limitations of the small sensor, and the image quality isn't great ? you can't shoot raw...

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Reviewed 21 July 2015 by Trudiboody

Bought this model specifically for the gps function which does work if you can receive a satellite signal. camera easy to use but a few too many knobs, the function of which I have no idea .... Read more…

Reviewed 17 November 2015 by Lewispix

Bought this camera following recommendation from "Which" as I wanted a compact alternative to taking my bulky SLR on foreign holidays. I'm very satisfied with my purchase - it's very light and... Read more…

Reviewed 25 July 2016 by Karen p
(Verified Purchase)

Thank-you perfect...

Reviewed 4 July 2016 by TARAW
(Verified Purchase)

An excellent camera which falls down on not having a view finder so is hopeless in bright sunlight hence no 5th star...

Reviewed 18 June 2016 by Mr D.J.Halford
(Verified Purchase)

Stunning camera. Very nice quality pictures and great specification...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s9900, nikon 26497, nikon s9900s, nikon s9900sl, nikon k8983803, nikon k8983803c, nikon k8983803cr
Barcodes 00018208264971, 00018208943753, 00018208943784, 00018208999293, 00018208999323, 00740812189424, 00845251091311, 00845251091335, 04960759145291, 05269692856233, 08033737554616

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