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Nikon Coolpix S6700
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Nikon Coolpix S6700 Digital Camera

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20.1MP 10x CCD Jan 2015
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24 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this camera. This Nikon camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and stuff.tv the average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 77 out of 100.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Nikon Coolpix S6700 owners who bought it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Adrian Dawson mentioned in his Nikon Coolpix S6700 review “Shooting across a valley I had a good picture of buildings the other side which was amazing considering the distance” . C. Springate wrote two years ago “This results in it being impossible to take a sequence of photos quickly”. M. Vant gave the Nikon Coolpix S6700 a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Brilliant! Just the right size and great pics from”.

Good Size

Seven Nikon Coolpix S6700 owners who reviewed the product thought it was compact. Miss Anna F West wrote on Amazon two years ago “I don't want fancy effects on my shots I want a modern fast compact camera and disappointingly this camera is not it”. Yvonnew wrote on Amazon “It's nice and compact”. Expert website Ephotozine.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S6700 review “Is a compact camera with 10x optical zoom”.

Some people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was a good size. Adrian Dawson mentioned “Very good size camera” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix S6700 and scored it 4 stars. Miss Anna F West wrote “It's a nice looking model, light, good size for my pocket”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people agreed that it was good quality. Adrian Dawson said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The picture quality is very good, I have just returned from a trip”. Jonnyevsky wrote in their review on Amazon “Compact and a quality item” and scored the Nikon Coolpix S6700 5 stars. Marc gave this digital camera an excellent review score and he wrote on Amazon “The zoom is very good and the picture quality is clear and clean”.

Easy to Use

A number of Nikon Coolpix S6700 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S6700 agreed that it was easy to use. Neil Brown scored it very highly and he wrote in his Nikon Coolpix S6700 review on Amazon “Very good service, product very easy to use”. Scotty he wrote “Good little camera very easy to use”.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Miss Anna F West mentioned in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S6700 on Amazon “It has a range of settings none of which I was interested in, I wanted to be able to manually set my ISO & white balance etc”.

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Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 15,328 user and expert reviews, Nikon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its compact cameras range.

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Good Quality Lens

A few Nikon Coolpix S6700 owners wrote in their reviews that the product had a good zoom. Last year Marc mentioned on Amazon “Great zoom camera for your pocket” in his review. Expert review site Photographyblog.com scored this digital camera 4 stars and said “It features a 10x optical zoom for getting in on the action”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it had a good image stabiliser.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Nikon Coolpix S6700 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S6700 agreed that it was good value for money. Adrian Dawson mentioned “Overall a great camera for the price and I would recommend it” in his Nikon Coolpix S6700 review. Two years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S6700 on Ephotozine “It does offer a decent amount of zoom, with optical image stabilisation for a reasonable price”.

Nice Design

One Nikon Coolpix S6700 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

Good Battery Life

One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. C. Springate said two years ago “Although the quality of the images are good and battery life adequate - using the camera is a pain” .

Robust

One Nikon Coolpix S6700 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was reliable. C. Springate wrote on Amazon “I wanted an equally reliable "point & shoot” in their Nikon Coolpix S6700 review but despite that they gave the product a rating of 1 stars.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix 5900 is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Megapixel

Across all the compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S6700 the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP. With a megapixel of 20.1 megapixels, the Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a very high megapixel compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 20.1MP cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-W830 (£88.99).

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the Canon SX710 HS (£249.98) (20.3MP), or the Sony DSC-HX400V (£282.99) (20.4MP) which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, the Canon 150 (£109.99), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 (£249.99).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S6700.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the Coolpix S6700 has a built-in flash.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of this type and age. Most compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Nikon digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 3648 x 2736 and 5120 x 2880 and 3864 x 3864.

A 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) is in fact the best still image resolution across all cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix S6700.

A 640 x 360 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Coolpix S6700 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Nikon camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S6700. The camera file systems "DCF" and "DPOF" are also supported by this camera.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (5152 x 3864 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution amongst all compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 2592 x 1944 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst image resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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AVI Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported on similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Coolpix S6700 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Nikon camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S6700 is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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13 Reasons Against

Average Owner Reviews

Coolpix S6700 owners on average rated this digital camera 66 out of 100.

Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S6700, the Coolpix S6700 does not support video capability.

Alternative digital cameras which also support video capability that you might want to consider include the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S6700 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm X10, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S6700 also do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi which you might also want to look at including the Canon IXUS 265 HS which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the Coolpix S6700 is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S6700 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Coolpix S6700 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

Alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might also want to consider include the DMC-TZ30, or the Lumix DMC-TZ41 both from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Coolpix S6700 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S6700 are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S6700 has a fairly small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix S6700. The average digital zoom of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix S6700 is 11x.

There are a number of other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus SH-60.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the Kodak Pixpro FZ41 (6x and higher rated).

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Only 320×240@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a 320×240@30fps resolution at capture speed which is higher than the 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed found on most compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. In addition, this Nikon camera have resolution at capture speeds of 320x240@25fps, 1280x720@25fps, 1280×720@30fps, 320×240@30fps and 640x480@25fps and 640x480@30fps.

A 320×240@30fps resolution at capture speed is actually the worst resolution at capture speeds across all comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S6700.

A 1920x1080@60fps resolution at capture speed is the best resolution at capture speeds amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix S6700 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix S6700. The flash modes "Pre-flash" is also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Four ISO Sensitivitys

The Coolpix S6700 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 80, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Coolpix S6700 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this age and type.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras of this spec and age the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. At 3.5, the Coolpix S6700 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S6700.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S6700

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S6700 has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Casio EX-ZR300.

If you want a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Samsung GC100 (£259.74) (4.8" and higher rated).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Other 10x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the DSC-WX220 (£99.99), or the DSC-QX10 both from Sony.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Canon IXUS 170 (£133.09) (12x and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 137 grams, the Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S6700.

Other 137g digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Sony DSC-WX350 (£150.00) which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Stabilizer Location
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash

1 Award

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(4)

PhotographyBlog.com

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 is a small digital compact camera aimed at the budget conscious. It features a 10x optical zoom for getting in on the action, a 20 megapixel CCD sensor for capturing as... Read more…

Small
Light
Big optical zoom
Cheap
Can be a bit slow
7 March 2014

The Nikon Coolpix S6700 isn't the most feature packed camera available, but it does offer a decent amount of zoom, with optical image stabilisation for a reasonable price. Images produced are of...

19 February 2014

It's hard for a budget camera to justify itself in the face of increasingly powerful phone cameras, but the little US$250 Nikon Coolpix S6700 has a good stab at it with an impressively big optical... Read more…

11 February 2014

This is about as compact as cameras get in 2014. From front to back it's around the thickness of two iPhones and a lot smaller in the X/Y dimensions. That increases its chances of being taken out... Read more…

User Reviews

(23)
Reviewed 4 July 2015 by Marc
(Verified Purchase)

What a fantastic camera. The zoom is very good and the picture quality is clear and clean. I use it for taking pictures of buildings and it is fast and stable. I highly recommend this camera.

Reviewed 26 May 2015 by Scotty
(Verified Purchase)

Good little camera very easy to use.

Reviewed 21 April 2015 by K576 Music
(Verified Purchase)

Looks good, but so far as I am concerned a complete waste of money. The reason is that I cannot follow the instructions to get the camera to work, and I cannot even get the accompanying CD to... Read more…

Reviewed 7 April 2015 by Koshk
(Verified Purchase)

Generally happy with the camera but it is slow to respond. Would not recommend.

(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my husband's special birthday last year. He had selected this from many others and is very pleased with it. It's nice and compact, and easy to use.

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