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Nikon S6800 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 12x Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
One industry award
Good quality pictures
Poor battery life
17 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

Review websites PhotographyBlog.com concluded that concluded that they would recommend this Nikon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and dkamera.de the average expert rating of this Nikon digital camera is 71%.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 18 user reviews the average user rating of this medium megapixel camera is 86 out of 100. Over 85% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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

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Flash

Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon S6800 has a pre-flash. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a pre-flash.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon S6800 has a pretty average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the FinePix F770EXR, or the F660EXR both from Fujifilm or the Nikon S9300.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in April 2017.


Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Nikon S6800 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age do have an HDMI.

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Power

Poor Battery Life

Two customers said in their reviews that it did not have a good battery life. Mrs M Boyce mentioned on Amazon “Is heavy on the battery” in her Nikon S6800 review.


Battery

Very Short Battery Recharge Time

At only 1.83 hours, the Nikon S6800 has a fairly short battery recharge time compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera. The average battery recharge time of cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera is 2.6h, and the battery recharge times range from 1.8h to 3.8h.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Nikon S6800 which takes 170 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Four ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon S6800 is more than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this 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 Nikon S6800 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Nikon camera also 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of this type and age.

The worst supported video resolution amongst 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 S6800 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.

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

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon S6800 features voice recording, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon S6800 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap Included

The Nikon S6800 has a wrist strap included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon S6800 has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon S6800 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon S6800 has a hand strap. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon S6800 has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Good Quality Pictures

Five customers who reviewed the Nikon S6800 said that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Theverge.com said in their review of the Nikon S6800 “Today's smartphones take good enough pictures, easily fit in our pockets” and scored it 4 stars. Two years ago Mrs M Boyce rated the Nikon S6800 9 stars and she wrote “Takes very good pictures”. Peter Raynham said on Amazon “Great pocket tourist camera, take it every where I go, only reason its not 5 star is I still haven't learned to get good photos at small venue gigs.” in his review of this digital camera.

One Nikon S6800 owner who bought the product concluded that it had a good picture resolution. Three years ago Steves-Digicams.com said on Steve's Digicams “Quick TakeProsiAuto shooting mode is accurate” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Zoom

Three customers who bought this digital camera thought it had a good zoom. Nothingwired.com wrote “Zoom ottico fino a 24x con Dynamic Fine Zoom” in their review of this digital camera. Ephotozine.com gave it a score of 6 stars and wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “It has a decent zoom range, optical image stabilisation, fast continuous shooting”. Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Steve's Digicams “This extremely easy-to-use camera sports a huge 12x optical zoom lens, large 3.0-inch LCD screen, 1080p HD video capture”.

One person who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good image stabiliser.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Nikon S6800 owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk scored it 5 stars and wrote three years ago “The 3in screen looks reasonably sharp with its 460,000-dot resolution” in their Nikon S6800 review.

Good for Video Recording

Four customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good for video recording. Nothingwired.com mentioned “Guter optischer Bildstabilisator (bei Foto und Video” but in spite of that they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Nothingwired.com also wrote “Filmati video Full HD” in their review.


Camera

Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon S6800 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon S6800 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon S6800 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon S6800 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon S6800 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS ($235.97), the Fujifilm F660EXR, and the Nikon P600 ($429.31) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon S6800 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS ($235.97), the Fujifilm F660EXR, or the Nikon P600 ($429.31).

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon S6800 has a higher still image resolution than most medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Nikon camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200 and 4608 x 2592 and 3456 x 3456. Cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera still image resolution(s) range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon S6800 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX530 HS ($235.97), and the PowerShot SX600 HS ($229) both from Canon or the Nikon P600 ($429.31) is also worth considering.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five Nikon S6800 owners said in their reviews that the product was compact. Expert website Nothingwired.com said “Compact cameras have reached all kinds of people over the past few years” in their review of the Nikon S6800. Three years ago Ephotozine.com said “The Nikon Coolpix S6800 was announced in January 2014 and is a Wi-Fi enabled compact camera which also features a 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor” in their Nikon S6800 review. Photographyblog.com gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote in their Nikon S6800 review “If you're in the market for a sleek, stylish and high-performing compact camera, then Nikon's S-series – aka ‘Style' – may be a good place to start”.

Two people who reviewed the Nikon S6800 reckoned that it was heavy and bulky.

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Average Weight

The Nikon S6800 has a pretty average weight (145 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Support

Good Support

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon S6800 had good technical guidance. Expert review site Nothingwired.com said three years ago “Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating the guide to best camera in India under 10000, regularly” and scored the Nikon S6800 6 stars. Also three years ago Els Traspo said “Anyway its very useful to have the instruction in my native language (dutch).” and rated this digital camera 5 stars.


Features

Good Technical Features

Four people who bought this digital camera agreed that it had good features. Ephotozine.com wrote on Ephotozine “The Nikon Coolpix S6800 has plenty of useful features for what looks like a fairly standard, point-and-shoot camera” in their review of this digital camera. S H Nesbit scored this digital camera 5 stars and said on Amazon “Sufficient features HD Filming no problem” in their Nikon S6800 review.


Design

Easy to Use

One Nikon S6800 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use.

Good Product Quality

One Nikon S6800 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Well Designed

Two Nikon S6800 owners who purchased the product agreed that it was good looking. Techygran wrote in their Nikon S6800 review “Nice looking camera, easy to use” and gave it a score of 5 stars. One person who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was well designed. Nothingwired.com said in their review of this digital camera “Kompaktes Design” .


Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon S6800 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to look at include the Nikon S9300, or the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS ($229) which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm Finepix SL300 (6.7x).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the Nikon S6800 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Nikon L820 (30x), or the Kodak Pixpro AZ421 ($155.99) (42x) which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208938155, 00018208938193, 00018208938230, 00018208938261, 00018208988464, 00018208988471, 02003032889009, 05054230929469, 05054230929476, 08033737553800, 08033737553824, 08033737553831

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