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Nikon Coolpix S6400

£219.00
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning compact camera with average features but high running costs
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Aug 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S6400 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6400 number 339 across all digital cameras.
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303 Reviews + 1 Award
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Poor
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Average Features
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5 Years Old
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 303 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Nikon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is a good size, good lens quality and that it is fairly priced.
The Coolpix S6400 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Only 160 battery life

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for wildlife photography, ranking number 267 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also average for portrait photography, ranking number 228 in portrait photography cameras as well being average for sports photography, ranking number 260 in sports photography cameras.
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Nikon Coolpix S6400 Video Reviews


Nikon Coolpix S6400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

Website PhotographyBlog.com recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and CNET.com.au the average expert rating of this Nikon digital camera is 73 out of 100.

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Owner Reviews Are Average

On average, Coolpix S6400 owners rated this digital camera 79%.

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Customers Report That it is a Good Size

10 owners who reviewed it considered that it was compact.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Six people who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good zoom and three owners thought the product had a good autofocus.

  • It seems to be fast at most things such as starting up from cold and it has a good focusing system on it…
  • It also has a decent optical zoom range, with a responsive touch screen…
  • Really pleased with it, just tried it out at an indoor concert and the zoom was amazing…
    Hazi (Amazon) - March 2014
  • Nice & compact with a good zoom.
  • There are a series of art filters that can be applied before or after shooting, with some nice effects that don't look too tacky - the soft focus, toy camera…
    -EFox- (Amazon) - October 2012
  • Terrific images, useful big zoom, some silly effects that can be turned off, thoroughly recommended for your pocket, handbag, expensive…
  • A slightly better Zoom…
  • Sharp focus, point and click camera at its best…
    Tommo (Amazon) - November 2014
  • A very powerful zoom, clear screen…
    Steve (Amazon) - December 2013

Nikon Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 30,611 expert and user reviews (including 6,994 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Eight people concluded that it was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Four customers agreed that this digital camera had good features.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

13 customers who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two customers who reviewed the product thought it was strong and durable.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three people concluded that the Nikon Coolpix S6400 had a good screen.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £219.00 it is cheaper than 65% of digital cameras.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix S6400 of 16MP is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 49% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S6400's optical zoom of 12x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 68% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6400 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S6400 of 3.1 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 72% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Coolpix S6400's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 3,200 is fairly low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Nikon Coolpix S6400's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 40% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S6400 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has an HDMI port. 72% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6400 supports Full HD video. 75% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S6400 has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S6400 features multi-shot function, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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3D

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 is 3D, unlike 90% of digital cameras which are not 3D.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix S6400 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Coolpix S6400 has a touchscreen, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Night Mode

The Coolpix S6400 has a night mode. 96% of digital cameras do not have a night mode.

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Only 160 Battery Life

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 is a camera that takes 160 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

Cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Coolpix S6400 of only 4x is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 2592|3264 x 2448|2272 x 1704|1600 x 1200|640 x 480, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix S6400 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 79% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix S6400 of 3" is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera was released in August 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

code vna190e1, code vna192e1, code vna193e1

Barcodes:

00018208929429, 00018208929450, 00018208929498, 00018208929535, 00018208929566, 05711045821066, 08033737552636, 08033737552643, 08033737552650, 08033737552667, 08033737552674

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