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Nikon Coolpix S9600

Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A giant compact camera with adequate features but high running costs
Compact 16MP 22x Yes May 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix S9600 Review

With very good reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S9600 number 557 across all digital cameras.
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22 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has great expert reviews but ok user reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus one other site. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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, that it is fairly priced and good lens quality.
The Coolpix S9600 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Quite narrow field of view
Very small digital zoom

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How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S9600?

The Nikon Coolpix S9600 is 108.6mm wide and 61mm tall. It is 31.6mm deep and weighs 206g.

Nikon Coolpix S9600 front dimensions

Nikon Coolpix S9600 size in context

Nikon Coolpix S9600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This Nikon digital camera received a "Recommended" award from both websites PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine, both of which thought that this camera was very good.

Good Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, dkamera.de and Chip.de.

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Owner Reviews Are Poor

Based on 18 owner reviews this Nikon digital camera has an average owner rating of 64%. 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This puts this camera in the bottom 6% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average owner review score.

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Very Good Brand

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

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two customers who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners considered that this digital camera was good value for money.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners thought it had a good zoom.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S9600 was good quality.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Coolpix S9600 of 16MP is fairly average compared to most other 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 typical of many digital cameras.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Coolpix S9600 of 22x is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 9% 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 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix S9600's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 26% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon Coolpix S9600 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Coolpix S9600's ISO sensitivity (max) of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 46% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S9600 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Coolpix S9600 of 206g is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 48% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon Coolpix S9600 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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4608 X 3456 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|1600 x 1200|640 x 480, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The field of view of the Nikon Coolpix S9600 of only 98% is fairly narrow compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the narrowest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The field of views of digital cameras range from 1.5% to 170%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Coolpix S9600's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 40% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Coolpix S9600 features multi-shot function. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Coolpix S9600's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 36% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Coolpix S9600 has a pre-flash, unlike 95% of digital cameras which do not have a pre-flash.

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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|320 x 240 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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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix S9600 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 0.72x and the biggest being 810x. The digital zoom of the Coolpix S9600 of only 4x is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Nikon digital camera was released in May 2015.


Product Identifiers

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00018208938919, 00018208938957, 00018208938988, 08033737553787, 08033737553794

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