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Nikon S6600 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 12x CMOS Aug 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Easy to use
Reasonably priced
19 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

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

Average Expert Reviews

This Nikon camera has an average expert rating of 70% based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Digital Versus, tech.uk.msn.com and Les Numeriques.com.

User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this camera rated this digital camera 82% on average.

Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 1,510 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Nikon S6600 has an HDMI, as do most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Nikon released the S6600.


Battery

Only 150 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon S6600 is a digital camera that takes 150 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Four ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon S6600 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 125, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon S6600 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). In addition, this Nikon 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 medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

The worst supported video resolution across comparable types of camera is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon S6600 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon S6600 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have a built-in microphone.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon S6600 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon S6600 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon S6600 has a hand strap. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon S6600 has a batteries included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a batteries included.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon S6600 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. Most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Nikon camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. Across all medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Camera

Supports Live View

The Nikon S6600 supports live view, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon S6600 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon S6600 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Design

Easy to Use

Three customers who purchased it considered that it was easy to use. Mrs. Anne Millar wrote “Is still easy to use” and gave this digital camera a score of 8 stars.

Good Product Quality

One owner reckoned that it was good quality. David Loftus rated it 8 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Highly recommend this camera for typical Nikon quality, ease of use” in his review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

One owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking.

Robust

One person who reviewed it said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mrs. V. Howson scored it 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “We are still without a charger and a disc that is broke” in their review of this digital camera.


Display

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon S6600 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the Nikon S6600 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. Digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera have display diagonals of between 2" and 4.8".

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the OM-D E-M10 ($649.99) (3"), or the OM-D E-M1 ($999) (3") both from Olympus which also has a higher rating.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The average field of view of cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera is 99%. The Nikon S6600 has a quite narrow field of view (only 97 percent) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon S6600 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years 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 because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98), or the GE A1455.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon S6600 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon S6600 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon S6600 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the 200, or the 150F both from Samsung.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had good features. Dave H said “Has some 'different' features - like gesture control etc” in his Nikon S6600 review and rated it 70.066035856035 out of 100.


Power

Good Battery Life

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Clumbermom said in their review of the Nikon S6600 on Amazon “Also a separate battery charger would be helpful as the battery only has a short life”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers who purchased the product mentioned that it was compact. Photographyblog.com gave this digital camera a rating of 7 stars and wrote on PhotographyBlog.com four years ago “The Nikon Coolpix S6600 is a back-illuminated 16 megapixel digital compact camera which also boasts an articulated screen, wi-fi capability, 12x optical zoom”. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg said “The S6600 is the first Coolpix S-series digital compact camera that is equipped with a vari-angle monitor, so you can take photos from high or low angles” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was a good body shape. Photographyblog.com said on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Nikon Coolpix S6600's curvy body looks good” in their review of this digital camera.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 165 grams, the Nikon S6600 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

There are a number of alternative 165g digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the EX-ZR400, or the EX-ZR300 both from Casio.

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Good Quality Pictures

Two people who reviewed it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Tech.uk.msn.com rated this digital camera 8 stars and wrote in their review of the Nikon S6600 “As fun as your mobile and better at photography”. Clumbermom mentioned “It takes super snaps, my friend who is a great photographer had a go with it and her photos were absolutely super” .

Good Quality Lens

One customer who bought the Nikon S6600 thought it had a good zoom.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who purchased it wrote that it had a good screen. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “The Nikon Coolpix S6600 stands out for its swivel screen and gesture-control function, which make original, fun”. Ian Robert Mckay mentioned on Amazon “The reversible screen is really cool” in his Nikon S6600 review.


Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon S6600 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think the L120, and the 310 both from Nikon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the Samsung WB250 ($311.99) (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon S6600 has a pretty standard optical zoom (12 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 12x optical zoom digital cameras to this camera and we think the Nikon S6400, and the Canon SX150 IS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 (15x).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208936915, 00018208936953, 00018208936984, 00018208937004, 00018208997282, 08033737552933, 08033737552940

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