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Nikon Coolpix S6900

£245.16
planet-sansfil.com 4 Star Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning and 1 year old compact digital camera, good for wildlife photography
Compact 16MP 12x Yes Jul 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S6900 Review

Released just 12 months ago and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S6900 number 211 across all digital cameras.
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54 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 64?

It has not bad user reviews but average expert reviews. 88% of buyers recommended this 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. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Nikon, this digital camera features some of the latest digital camera technology. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size, good picture quality and that it is reasonably priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
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 wildlife photography, ranking number 167 in wildlife photography cameras. However average for sports photography, ranking number 198 in sports photography cameras as well being average for portrait photography, ranking number 183 in portrait photography cameras.
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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

Three Industry Awards

The editors of two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this Nikon camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from both Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com.

One additional expert review site concluded that this Nikon digital camera was very good. This camera received a "4 Star" award from Planet-sansfil.com.

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this camera is 69 out of 100 based on nine expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Digital Versus.

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Average Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this camera is 75 out of 100 based on 45 owner reviews. 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 30,771 owner and expert reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its digital cameras. Nikon also has very good ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Three customers who bought the Nikon Coolpix S6900 concluded that it was compact.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three people wrote in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four owners who reviewed the product considered that it had a good screen.


Value For Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon Coolpix S6900 and the United Kingdom price of £245.16 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $210.80 (£273.41).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Coolpix S6900's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S6900's optical zoom of 12x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This 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 S6900 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 of 3.3 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon Coolpix S6900 of 181g is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S6900 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Coolpix S6900 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix S6900 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix S6900's digital zoom of 4x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|2272 x 1704|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Coolpix S6900 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Coolpix S6900's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 300mm is in the longest 24% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S6900 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Pre-Flash

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

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Coolpix S6900 has a wrist strap, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix S6900 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Coolpix S6900 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix S6900 supports Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix S6900 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% 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 89% of digital cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Only 190 Battery Life

The Coolpix S6900 is a camera that takes 190 shots battery life.

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Age

Released 12 Months Ago

This camera has been on the market since July 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon crtnkcps6900krb, nikon s6900bk, nikon s6900wh, nikon s6900pk, nikon s6300r
Barcodes 00018208264735, 00018208264742, 00018208879847, 00018208879854, 00018208941773, 00018208941810, 00841434112125, 00841434116499, 00845251091465, 00845251091472, 00845251091502, 04960759144157, 04960759144171, 04960759144195, 05415247043850

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