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Nikon Coolpix S6900

77

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Nikon Coolpix S6900

£287.56
Nikon Coolpix S6900
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planet-sansfil.com 4 Star Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning and relatively new compact camera, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Jul 2016
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Nikon Coolpix S6900 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6900 number 292 across all digital cameras.
86
Reviews
57 Reviews + 3 Awards
64
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
84
Age
18 Months Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews. 88% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine plus one other site and an industry award from Planet-Sansfil.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is a good size, good picture quality and that it is fairly priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Only 190 battery life

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Nikon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 248 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 265 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 263 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 87% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Nikon Coolpix S6900 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S6900?

The Nikon Coolpix S6900 is 99.4mm wide and 58mm tall. It is 27.9mm deep and weighs 181g.

Nikon Coolpix S6900 front dimensions
Nikon Coolpix S6900 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S6900 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

The experts at review websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The editor of one other expert review site said that this Nikon digital camera was very good. This was from Planet-sansfil.com who gave it an "4 Star".

Average Expert Reviews

Nine experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this camera on average 69 out of 100.

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Average Owner Reviews

Users have rated this Nikon digital camera on average 75%. 15 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 40,636 expert and user 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 That it is a Good Size

Three owners who bought the product considered that it was compact.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Two customers mentioned that the product was good value for money.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four people who purchased the product concluded that it had a good screen.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 65% of cameras, it has excellent reviews and is less than 18 months old but has average features, and at £287.56 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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We found a cheaper price for the Nikon Coolpix S6900 of $189.95 (£263.44) in the United States. That's a saving of £24.12.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This camera has been on the market since July 2016.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 60% 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 the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S6900's optical zoom of only 12x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 73% of all cameras when sorted 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 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S6900 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Coolpix S6900 of 6,400 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 52% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S6900's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Nikon Coolpix S6900's weight of 181g is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 41% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon Coolpix S6900 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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

The Coolpix S6900's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 300mm is shorter than 78% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S6900's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 67% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 190 Battery Life

The Coolpix S6900 is a digital camera that takes 190 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Nikon Coolpix S6900 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 48% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Coolpix S6900 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Coolpix S6900 of only 6.6 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 86% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix S6900 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S6900 has a pre-flash, which is unusual. 95% of digital cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S6900 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S6900 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S6900 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Coolpix S6900 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S6900's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix S6900 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6900 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S6900 has a tripod mount. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon crtnkcps6900krb, nikon s6900wh, nikon x12zoom, nikon s6900pk, nikon s6900bk, nikon s6300r, nikon 26474, nikon 26473

Barcodes:

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