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Nikon Coolpix S6900
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Nikon Coolpix S6900 Digital Camera

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16MP 12x CMOS Jan 2015
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30 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The reviewers at Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both endorse this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editor of one more expert review site wrote that this digital camera was good. Planet-sansfil.com gave this Nikon digital camera a "4 Star" award.

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User Reviews Are Average

This camera has an average user rating of 76 out of 100 based on 17 user reviews.

Good Size

Some Nikon Coolpix S6900 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. David A. Nash wrote on Amazon “Great compact camera for a professional finish” in his Nikon Coolpix S6900 review. F. Oconnor wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fantastic camera by well known maker Nikonsmall and compact with 16mp screen” . Last year Og Oggilby scored the product 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The Nikon Coolpix S6900 Digital Compact Camera is a new-to-the-market variant on the compact camera theme.”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several Nikon Coolpix S6900 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen. David A. Nash wrote two years ago “The setup was super easy with the touch screen” in his Nikon Coolpix S6900 review and rated the product as excellent. Photographyblog.com said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 on PhotographyBlog.com also two years ago “The 16 megapixel Nikon S6900 features a vari-angle LCD screen, two shutter-release buttons”.

Good Brand

Compact camera digital cameras built by Nikon have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact camera digital cameras) and found that Nikon also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good Quality Lens

Three Nikon Coolpix S6900 reviewers who bought it agreed that it had a good zoom. David A. Nash said in his review two years ago “The zoom is also great with 12x optical”. One Nikon Coolpix S6900 owner said that it had a good image stabiliser. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com wrote last year “A built-in kickstand for stabilization”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S6900 had a good lens. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “A 12x (25-300mm) zoom lens and a swivel screen.” but even so they only rated it 60 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

Some Nikon Coolpix S6900 owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Two years ago Prof Tbun said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Pros====Wide angle - 12x zoom is a great range.16 Megapixel sensor allows for plenty of detail in perfect conditionsEasier to use than many other compacts”. Also two years ago expert review site Techradar.com said in their Nikon Coolpix S6900 review “The articulating, touch sensitive screen makes it fun to use at times” but in spite of that they only rated this digital camera 3 stars. Digitalversus.com said on Digital Versus “With its swivelling touchscreen, gesture control, built-in stand”.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of Nikon Coolpix S6900 owners who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com said “Photos have bright colours which will look good when shared on social media websites like Facebook” in their Nikon Coolpix S6900 review.

One customer who bought it thought it had a good image sensor.

One Nikon Coolpix S6900 owner who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S6900 concluded that it was able to produce clear pictures. Og Oggilby wrote on Amazon in October last year “I was impressed with its clarity and simplicity of use, especially for a potential technophobe like me”.

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Good Battery Life

Two Nikon Coolpix S6900 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S6900 mentioned that it had a good battery life. David A. Nash rated it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “The battery has a good life.” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Connectivity

Several customers said in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Built-in Wi-Fi lets you quickly share your images” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

Good Flash

One Nikon Coolpix S6900 owner who purchased this digital camera wrote that it had a good flash. David A. Nash mentioned in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 on Amazon “The flash is very bright giving great lighting at longer distances than my DSLR”.

Good Support

One Nikon Coolpix S6900 reviewer who purchased the Nikon Coolpix S6900 reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S6900 review “A tilting screen and a built-in stand to help you take perfect self-portraits or group shots”.

Reasonably Priced

Two people who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money. David A. Nash wrote in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 “The price of this uber amazing camera stooped me from reducing the stars”. Steves-Digicams.com mentioned on expert review site Steve's Digicams “The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a compact and affordable digital camera designed for the Selfie age” in their Nikon Coolpix S6900 review.

Good Technical Features

One Nikon Coolpix S6900 reviewer wrote that it had good features. King George wrote in his Nikon Coolpix S6900 review on Amazon last year “The problem is that its got a million clever features, for example party mode, cats in the garden mode, selfie mode etc etc.”.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Coolpix S6900 supports video recording, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S6900 which do not support video recording.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix S6900 has a built-in flash. Most of the other new compact camera digital cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Supports Full HD Video

The Coolpix S6900 supports Full HD video. Most of the other new digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to look at include the Canon IXUS 285 HS[plb_3191157_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon SX610 HS[plb_3300906_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other recently released compact camera digital cameras which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Coolpix S6900 supports WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think the Canon SX610 HS[plb_3300906_price] which has better reviews; or the Canon IXUS 285 HS[plb_3191157_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix S6900 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other recently released compact camera digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might also want to consider including a cheaper camera such as the Canon IXUS 285 HS[plb_3191157_price] or you might consider a better rated camera such as the Canon SX610 HS[plb_3300906_price].

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S6900 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S6900. The optical zooms of comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S6900 range from 1.3x to 50x.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Canon SX610 HS[plb_3300906_price] (18x) which is also higher rated.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many latest compact camera digital cameras.

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that came out in the last year, the JPEG frame rate of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 of 60 frames per second is one of the highest. The JPEG frame rates of latest compact camera digital cameras range from 25fps to 60fps.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is more than most latest digital cameras. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on recently released compact camera digital cameras. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last year. Most newly released similar spec cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This Nikon camera also have still image resolutions of 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456 and 3264 x 2448 and 2272 x 1704. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S6900 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 480.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 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 common video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S6900.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Coolpix S6900 is more than most latest cameras. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras that have been available for the last year. The camera file system "DCF" is also supported by this camera.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

At 6,400, the Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a quite high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras that were launched in the last year. Across all the newly released compact camera digital cameras the maximum ISO speeds range from 800 to 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,900.

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

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months is 23MB, and the internal memory range from 8MB to 66MB. With an internal memory of 30 megabytes, the Coolpix S6900 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most commonly found focus on latest similar spec cameras.

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15 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Nine experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this camera on average 69 out of 100.

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Poor Product Quality

One Nikon Coolpix S6900 owner who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was not good quality.

Not Robust

One Nikon Coolpix S6900 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S6900 was not well made. Prof Tbun rated the product 3 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Sadly though Nikon have built too many less useful extras into this camera, which add to its complexity”.

Price Has Increased by £19.69

In the last 58 days the price of the Coolpix S6900 has increased by £19.69.

Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S6900, the Coolpix S6900 does not have a GPS.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS and we think the Canon IXUS 285 HS[plb_3191157_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix S6900 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S6900 are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix S6900, the Coolpix S6900 is not 3D compatible.

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Heavy

With a weight of 181 grams, the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S6900. Across all the newly released digital cameras the weights range from 98g to 480g.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of only 16 megapixels, the Nikon Coolpix S6900 has one of the lower megapixel counts amongst digital cameras of this age. The average megapixel count of latest digital cameras is 18MP.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Canon SX610 HS[plb_3300906_price] (20.2MP and higher rated) or the Canon IXUS 285 HS[plb_3191157_price] (20.2MP and cheaper).

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S6900.

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Only 190 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Coolpix S6900 is a camera that takes 190 shots shots per battery charge.

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Only Supports Four ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Nikon camera. The ISO speeds 125, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 4 seconds, the Coolpix S6900 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S6900. The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S6900 is 0.4s and the longest is 120s.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S6900 is 80 and the biggest is 160. When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S6900 that we have checked the minimum ISO speed of, the Coolpix S6900's minimum ISO speed of 125 is one of the biggest.

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Not Cheap

The price range of compact camera digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months is from £44 to £280. We think that this compact camera camera looks expensive compared to other compact camera digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S6900

Released Twelve Months Ago

This camera was released twelve months ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many recently released compact camera digital cameras. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the IXUS 285 HS[pl_3191157_price], and the IXUS 285 HS[pl_3191157_price] both from Canon which is cheaper; or the SX610 HS[pl_3300906_price], and the SX610 HS[pl_3300906_price] both from Canon which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S6900 has a relatively typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S6900.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Coolpix S6900 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most recently released compact camera digital cameras have a CCD sensor type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including a cheaper digital camera such as the Canon IXUS 285 HS[plb_3191157_price] or you might consider a higher scoring digital camera such as the Canon SX610 HS[plb_3300906_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Range
Pre-Flash
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
Tripod Mount
Brightness Adjustment
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Included Wrist Strap
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(11)
9 February 2015

The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a compact and affordable digital camera designed for the Selfie age. There is a 3.0-inch Vari-angle touchscreen display for framing, a built-in kickstand for... Read more…

16 December 2014

With its swivelling touchscreen, gesture control, built-in stand and front-facing shutter button, the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is a fun camera for taking selfies. And it's much faster than its...

5 December 2014

The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is quite rare in that it features a front shutter release button, a vari-angle tilting 3inch touch-screen and a built-in stand. Photos have bright colours which will look...

Ephotozine

7 November 2014

The Nikon S6900 is a decent compact for holidays, parties and so on, and the articulating, touch sensitive screen makes it fun to use at times. It's just a shame image quality couldn't be a bit...

6 November 2014

PhotographyBlog.com

The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is billed as the ultimate compact selfie camera. The 16 megapixel Nikon S6900 features a vari-angle LCD screen, two shutter-release buttons and a built-in camera stand,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 2 June 2015 by Tiger
Tiger would recommend the Nikon Coolpix S6900 (Verified Purchase)

Small, cozy and user friendly...

Reviewed 17 December 2015 by Ra
Ra would recommend the Nikon Coolpix S6900 (Verified Purchase)

The 6900 is very good. good resolution and sharper image...

Reviewed 22 June 2015 by Camera Guy
Camera Guy would recommend the Nikon Coolpix S6900 (Verified Purchase)

Bought this the other day for my daughter as she's graduating to middle school and has done an another excellent year. This camera is reasonably priced and great for the young people. It easily... Read more…

Easy To Use
Fastaccurate auto-focus
Good Image Quality
Good in Low Light
Great Zoom
Lag Shutter Delay
Reviewed 16 June 2015 by Mizzy409
Mizzy409 would recommend the Nikon Coolpix S6900 (Verified Purchase)

The touch screen is both good and bad. Makes it really easy to take some awkward shots but also really easy to accidentally take pictures. Have always loved the zoom on them. Just wish they could... Read more…

Reviewed 12 February 2015 by Tania Jackson
(Verified Purchase)

Just the job for my art work assignments.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 26473, nikon s6900, nikon s6300, nikon s6300r, nikon s6900w, nikon s6900wh, nikon e4nkcps6900, nikon e4nkcps6900k
Barcodes 00018208264735, 00018208264742, 00018208879847, 00018208879854, 00018208941773, 00018208941810, 00841434116499, 00845251091472, 00845251091502, 04960759144157, 05415247043850

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