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Nikon S6600 + SD 4GB
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Nikon S6600 + SD 4GB Digital Camera

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16MP 12x CMOS 4x Jan 2015
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Capture Your Own Unique Perspective With The 16-megapixel COOLPIX S6600. High Performance Is Made Simple In A Slimline Body, With Vari-angle LCD Screen And Built-in Wi-Fi For Easy Sharing Via Your... More
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32 Reasons For

One Industry Award

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

Expert Reviews Are Average

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

Owner Reviews Are Good

S6600 owners on average rated this digital camera 82 out of 100.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Nikon is one of the better rated camera manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Nikon also has good reviews for its compact cameras.

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Easy to Use

Three people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. David Loftus said “Highly recommend this camera for typical Nikon quality, ease of use and fantastic results”. Mrs. Anne Millar mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Is still easy to use” in her review of this digital camera. Three years ago Digitalversus.com wrote “Gesture-control function, which make original, fun and practical additions to a pocket point-and-shoot camera that's otherwise simple” although they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

Good Size

A number of people who bought it said that it was compact. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote three 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”. In the same month Digitalone.com.sg wrote “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” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who reviewed the Nikon S6600 concluded that it was a good body shape.

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Good Quality Pictures

Two people agreed that the product was able to produce good images. Clumbermom wrote two years ago “It takes super snaps, my friend who is a great photographer had a go with it” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Tech.uk.msn.com scored this digital camera 4 stars and said in their review three years ago “As fun as your mobile and better at photography”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good screen. Ian Robert Mckay wrote “The reversible screen is really cool” . Digitalversus.com said “The Nikon Coolpix S6600 stands out for its swivel screen and gesture-control function, which make original, fun” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Product Quality

One Nikon S6600 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality.

Good Quality Lens

One Nikon S6600 reviewer concluded that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Good Battery Life

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

Nice Design

One Nikon S6600 owner said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Three years ago Photographyblog.com mentioned “The Nikon Coolpix S6600's curvy body looks good”.

Good Technical Features

One Nikon S6600 owner who purchased it concluded that it had good features. Dave H wrote in his Nikon S6600 review on Amazon “Has some 'different' features - like gesture control etc”.

Robust

One Nikon S6600 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mrs. V. Howson mentioned in their review of the Nikon S6600 on Amazon “The disc was broken and it was put into the German language” nonetheless they only rated the product 20 out of 100.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon S6600 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type do not support wi-Fi.

Alternative cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon S6800[plb_2118627_price], the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price], or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the GE G100[plb_1861772_price] or you might consider a better rated digital camera such as the Panasonic DMC-SZ8[plb_2232116_price] are also worth considering.

If the memory card type of this compact camera digital camera is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Canon 105[plb_377573_price] (HC MMC+|MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon S6600 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S6600.

Other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider include the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price], the Nikon S6800[plb_2118627_price], or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The Nikon S6600 has one of the bigger optical zooms (12 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age. The average optical zoom of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the S6600 is 9.3x.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 12x optical zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon S6400[plb_1794412_price].

If this camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price] (20x and higher rated), or the DSC-HX60[pl_2166574_price] (30x and higher rated) both from Sony or the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] (30x and higher rated).

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon S6600 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price], or the Nikon S6800[plb_2118627_price].

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Nikon 610[plb_1714212_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Nikon S6600 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on compact cameras that came out around the same time as the S6600.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

When compared to other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the S6600 that we have assessed, the motion JPEG frame rate of the Nikon S6600 of 60 frames per second is one of the highest. Across all the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago the motion JPEG frame rates range from 15fps to 240fps.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon S6600 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of this age and spec. Most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Nikon camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704 and 1600 x 1200. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of a comparable age and spec to the S6600 is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on compact cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the S6600 is 6.9. The Nikon S6600 has a fairly small maximum aperture number (6.6) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

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 digital 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 amongst all compact cameras that were released around the same time as the S6600.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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MOV Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a MOV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Nikon S6600 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all digital cameras of this age and spec.

The worst video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max)s of similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the S6600 range from 3 to 26,000. The Nikon S6600 has one of the higher ISO sensitivity (max)s (6,400) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

The least total megapixels of compact cameras that have been available for more than two years is 10MP and the most is 48MP. The Nikon S6600 has one of the more total megapixelss (16.79 megapixels) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon S6600 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Nikon camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by compact cameras that are a comparable age to the S6600.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the S6600 do not support video capability. The Nikon S6600 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support video capability which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price], or the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon S6600 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the S6600 also do not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price], or the DSC-WX10[pl_595125_price] both from Sony which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years are not 3D. The Nikon S6600 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price], or the Sony DSC-WX10[plb_595125_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the S6600, the Nikon S6600 does not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price], or the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price] both from Fujifilm or the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price].

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon S6600 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the S6600 are also not waterproof.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Nikon S6600 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Only Features One Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon S6600 is more than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this Nikon camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Contrast Detection Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Four ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon S6600 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. The most frequently 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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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon S6600 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the S6600. The image formats supported "EXIF" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Quite Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

Comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the S6600 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 10 and 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 125, the Nikon S6600 has one of the bigger ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon S6600 + SD 4GB

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Nikon S6600 has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the S6600.

We compared all the other 16MP digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], and the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price] both from Fujifilm which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this digital camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] (18.1MP and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (18.2MP and higher rated).

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Nikon S6600 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 2.7" screen digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon 105[plb_377573_price] is also worth considering.

If this compact camera digital camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Nikon S6800[plb_2118627_price] (3"), the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] (3"), or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (3") which is also higher rated.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon S6600 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], or the F660EXR[pl_1409997_price] both from Fujifilm or the Sony DSC-WX10[plb_595125_price] which has better reviews.

If the sensor type of this Nikon camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Canon 105[plb_377573_price] (CCD), the Sony DSC-H70[plb_580917_price] (CCD), or the Nikon 28[plb_1877145_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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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)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
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
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Live View
Tripod Mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Software CD

1 Award

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(6)
29 October 2013

Not a camera for enthusiasts but as fun as your mobile and better at photography...

22 October 2013

The Nikon Coolpix S6600 stands out for its swivel screen and gesture-control function, which make original, fun and practical additions to a pocket point-and-shoot camera that's otherwise simple...

22 October 2013

PhotographyBlog.com

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 and FullHD video. As part of the Style... Read more…

22 September 2013

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.Those who are into selfies will like this... Read more…

15 October 2013

Le S6600 se démarque par son écran orientable et sa commande gestuelle, uniques, ludiques et bien pratiques pour qui cherche un petit compact convivial et facile à manier. Mais c'est un peu une...

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User Reviews

(13)
Reviewed 14 February 2014 by Mrs. Anne Millar
(Verified Purchase)

I already have a nikon coolpix. This one offers more features but is still easy to use. I have recommended it to others who have gone onto buy it...

Reviewed 19 January 2014 by David Loftus
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent all round value for money. Highly recommend this camera for typical Nikon quality, ease of use and fantastic results...

Reviewed 20 September 2014 by Ian Robert McKay
(Verified Purchase)

The reversible screen is really cool. Great little camera...

Reviewed 28 November 2015 by Iwona Penkala
(Verified Purchase)

Great value...

Reviewed 20 September 2014 by Ian Robert McKay
(Verified Purchase)

The reversible screen is really cool. Great little camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s6600, nikon s6600b, nikon s6600bk, nikon coolpixs6600, nikon coolpixs6600b, nikon coolpixs6600bk
Barcodes 00018208936915, 00018208936953, 00018208936984, 00018208937004, 00018208997282, 04960759141378, 08033737552933, 08033737552940

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