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Nikon Coolpix S6400

81

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Nikon Coolpix S6400

£129.00
Nikon Coolpix S6400
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A top-value and award winning compact camera, good for everyday photography
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Oct 2012
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Nikon Coolpix S6400 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6400 number 175 across all digital cameras and number 203 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
344 Reviews + 1 Award
95
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
57
Age
5 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 344 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Praktica 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 digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is a good size, good lens quality and that it is reasonably priced.
The Coolpix S6400 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
12x optical zoom in A slim, stylish body \\the 12x zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens covers A focal range of 25 mm wide-angle to 300 mm telephoto. lens-shift VR image stabilization provides sure and stable compensation for camera shake. images are captured by the back-illuminated CMOS image sensor to maintain high quality. 16.0 effective-megapixel resolution assures brilliant results.\
\<br> intelligent AF keeps you focused in a variety of situations \\target finding AF automatically focuses on the subject you desire. when photographing people, face-detection technology helps maintain accurate focus to ensure sharp images. for other types of subjects, subject-prediction technology automatically judges what is the main subject, and sets the AF area to match its size and position to achieve sharp focus. with an AF system this intelligent, you\'ll never miss capturing that magical moment.\
\<br> creative effects are just a touch away \\a host of effects can be applied to your stills in 3 simple steps since the new quick effects function streamlines the entire process. you just shoot, select the effect you want to apply, and save the image. with 30 effects to choose from, including pop and super vivid, you can get really creative. and with intuitive touch screen operation like a smartphone, you\'ll enjoy personalizing your images.\
\<br> full HD 1080p movie recording with optical zoom and stereo sound \\record full HD 1080p movies with stereo sound at the press of a button. operate the 12x zoom while recording to better realize your vision for the scene. create highlight digest movies with the record pause function. and a built-in HDMI mini connector enables output to your hdtv.\
\<br> other features \
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
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 very good for everyday photography, ranking number 123 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 129 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 123 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Nikon Coolpix S6400 Video Reviews

Nikon Coolpix S6400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

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

Average Expert Reviews

Eight experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and CNET.com.au have rated this camera on average 73%.

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Good Owner Reviews

Coolpix S6400 owners on average rated this camera 80%. 51 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is a Good Size

10 people who purchased it agreed that it was compact.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Six customers who reviewed this digital camera said that it had a good zoom and three people said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus.

  • It also has a decent optical zoom range, with a responsive touch screen…
  • It seems to be fast at most things such as starting up from cold and it has a good focusing system on it…
  • 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…
  • A very powerful zoom, clear screen…
    Steve (Amazon) - December 2013
  • Really pleased with it, just tried it out at an indoor concert and the zoom was amazing…
    Hazi (Amazon) - March 2014
  • Sharp focus, point and click camera at its best…
    Tommo (Amazon) - November 2014

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 40,636 expert and owner reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Eight people who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S6400 considered that it was good quality.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Four people who reviewed it thought it had good features.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

13 people who bought the product wrote that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers wrote that it was easy to use.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two people who bought the product agreed that it was strong and durable.

Users Report Great Battery Life

Two people considered that this digital camera had a good battery life.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three people who reviewed the product thought it had a good screen.

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £129.00 it is cheaper than 79% of cameras.

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since October 2012.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix S6400 of 16MP is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 50% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S6400 of only 12x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 74% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6400 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S6400's minimum aperture number of 3.1 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 76% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S6400 of only 3,200 is lower than 75% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Coolpix S6400 of 0.0005s is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 63% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix S6400 of 300mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 87% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S6400 features multi-shot function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Night Mode

The Coolpix S6400 has a night mode, unlike 96% of cameras which do not have a night mode.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6400 has a pre-flash, unlike 95% of cameras which do not have a pre-flash.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S6400's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3D

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

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S6400's maximum aperture number of 6.5 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6400 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix S6400 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 8% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix S6400 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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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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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S6400's digital zoom of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 55% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

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

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Only 160 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Nikon Coolpix S6400 which takes 160 battery life.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix S6400 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

code vna193e1

Barcodes:

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

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