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Nikon Coolpix S6800

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Nikon Coolpix S6800

Nikon Coolpix S6800
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An award winning and fully featured compact camera
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Jan 2014
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Nikon Coolpix S6800 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6800 number 689 across all digital cameras.
88
Reviews
24 Reviews + 1 Award
80
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Age
4 Years Old
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 77%, based on 24 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 cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality but inferior battery life.
The Coolpix S6800 has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

37
Portrait Photography
Mediocre
38
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
27
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
49
Sports Photography
Mediocre
73
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Nikon Coolpix S6800 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S6800?

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is 96.8mm wide and 57.5mm tall. It is 22.9mm deep and weighs 145g.

Nikon Coolpix S6800 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S6800 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S6800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The author at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this camera. This was from PhotographyBlog.com who gave it an "Recommended".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and dkamera.de the average expert rating of this Nikon digital camera is 71%.

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Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this camera is 86 out of 100 based on 18 user reviews. 3 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report Inferior Battery Life

Two people who purchased this digital camera thought it did not have a good battery life.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners concluded that it was able to produce good images.

  • It produces bright, punchy images in most conditions and handles low light better than many similar cameras…
  • Good quality pictures and a good range of features, price a little on the high side for what you get…
    Techygran (Amazon) - October 2014
  • Takes very good pictures…

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three owners who purchased the product thought it was compact.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S6800 in January 2014.

Features

Average Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix S6800's sensor megapixels of 16MP is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 58% of all cameras when ranked 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 digital cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S6800 of only 12x 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 cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6800 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Coolpix S6800's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 56% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Coolpix S6800 of 3.3 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 42% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Light

The Coolpix S6800's weight of only 145g is in the lightest 30% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S6800 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Coolpix S6800 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Nikon Coolpix S6800 of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 53% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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

The Nikon Coolpix S6800's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 300mm is shorter than 75% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Coolpix S6800 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon Coolpix S6800 of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The field of view of the Coolpix S6800 of only 99% is in the narrowest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the field of views range from 92% to 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only 170 Battery Life

The Nikon Coolpix S6800 is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The Coolpix S6800's battery recharge time of only 1.83h is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The shortest battery recharge time of cameras is 1.5h, the longest is 8h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Nikon Coolpix S6800 of 25mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 66% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix S6800's display diagonal of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 83% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S6800 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Coolpix S6800 has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Coolpix S6800 of only 6.3 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 88% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6800 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

s6800white

Barcodes:

00018208938155, 00018208938193, 00018208938230, 00018208938261, 00018208988464, 00018208988471, 02003032889009, 05054230929469, 05054230929476, 05055261867362, 08033737553800, 08033737553824, 08033737553831

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