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Nikon Coolpix S6600

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning compact digital camera with satisfactory features but high running costs
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Aug 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S6600 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6600 number 728 across all digital cameras.
75
Reviews
19 Reviews + 1 Award
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Features
Average Features
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Age
4 Years Old
42
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 75%, based on 19 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 good picture quality.
The Coolpix S6600 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Quite large minimum aperture number
Quite narrow field of view

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Nikon Coolpix S6600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by website PhotographyBlog.com who thought that this camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

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

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 15 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 82%.

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Nikon Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners who purchased the product wrote that it was able to produce good images.

  • As fun as your mobile and better at photography…
    Tech.uk.msn.com - October 2013
  • It takes super snaps, my friend who is a great photographer had a go with it and her photos were absolutely super…

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S6600 agreed that it was good value for money.


Features

Average Megapixels

The Coolpix S6600's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 47% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix S6600's optical zoom of 12x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 65% 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 typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6600 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon Coolpix S6600's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is in the largest 23% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Coolpix S6600 of 6,400 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 58% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Coolpix S6600 of 165g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 36% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S6600 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S6600's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon Coolpix S6600 has an HDMI port, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6600 supports Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S6600 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

Digital cameras have field of views of between 1.5% and 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Nikon Coolpix S6600's field of view of only 97% is in the narrowest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon Coolpix S6600 supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of cameras do not support live view.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix S6600 of 2.7" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 29% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Coolpix S6600 features multi burst mode. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. 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.

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Only 150 Battery Life

The Coolpix S6600 is a camera that takes 150 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon Coolpix S6600 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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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 S6600 of only 4x is in the smallest 25% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3456|4608 x 2592|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2448|2272 x 1704|2272 x 1704|1600 x 1200|1600 x 1200|640 x 480|640 x 480, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S6600 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera was released in August 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon coolpixs6600bk, nikon s6600bk

Barcodes:

00018208936915, 00018208936953, 00018208936984, 00018208937004, 00018208997282, 04960759141378, 08033737552933, 08033737552940

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