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Nikon Coolpix S9900 Digital Camera

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16MP 30x CMOS Dec 2015
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42 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most awarded by experts of all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

This digital camera received a "Recommended" from Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all of whom thought that this camera was good.

The editor of Expert Reviews thought that this Nikon camera would make a great purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

Optyczne.pl gave this Nikon camera a "Good Buy" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on eleven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar this camera has an average expert rating of 78 out of 100.

Good User Reviews

Based on 50 user reviews this camera has an average user rating of 89 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Good quality build, easy to use”. A few weeks ago Cactusjack said on Amazon “Great camera for work - very simple to use, long battery life, good quality images” in their review. M. J. Bryan said in their review on Amazon “Great quality for a compact camera”.

Good Technical Features

Several people wrote that the product had good features. Biker Dude mentioned on Amazon in October “Set-up is super simple and there are plenty of features to enable you to be creative” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review. A few weeks ago Eddie wrote on Amazon “Exactly as described fits the bill perfectly, has more features than I realised very easy to use” in his Nikon Coolpix S9900 review. Gd mentioned in October this year “There are a minor features I've seen on other cameras which are missing” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review.

Easy to Use

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers who purchased it wrote that it was easy to use. Gd wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 on Amazon “Wonderfully versatile camera with a powerful zoom and easy to use menus etc”. Jeffrey a Dyson mentioned on Amazon “Easy to use would recommend this”. Jeffrey a Dyson also said “You need a tripod to use full zoom impossible to eliminate camera shake”.

Good Connectivity

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers who purchased the product agreed that it was wifi compatible. Mihaela Florea said on Amazon “Another misplaced button is the WIFI one; you often press this one with your palm while trying to take picture” nonetheless they gave the product a score of 2 stars. Last year R. Patel wrote on Amazon “The Wi-Fi is sufficient to upload to my phone” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars. R. Patel also said “So, Wi-Fi works well and effectively, not tried the NFC.”.

Several Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners who purchased it concluded that it had gps. A few weeks ago Moley75 wrote “The GPS was very responsive once it had locked on”. Last year Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “One of very few to offer both Wi-Fi and GPS built-in, with the only other cameras being the TZ70” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900.

One person who purchased it thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Expert review site Imaging-Resource.com wrote “However it also adds NFC connectivity for quick and easy pairing”.

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Good Size

A few Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners concluded that it was compact. Biker Dude mentioned in October “A Rollei Stative Compact Traveler 10 tripod” and gave it a score of 5 stars. A few weeks ago Gd said in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review “A great compact camera”. Michael David said on Amazon “Not quite as sharp as my old Samsung compact camera”.

A number of people who reviewed the product thought it was a good weight. R. Patel mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 on Amazon “The first thing you will notice is the weight”. Techradar.com gave the Nikon Coolpix S9900 a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned on Techradar “Indeed, at 112 x 66 x 40mm (4.5 x 2.6 x 1.60-in) and 289g (10.2oz), its space-saving design and light weight are ideal for a trip around town or for jetting off to the” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900.

A few customers thought it was thin. In October last year Techradar.com wrote on Techradar “Cigarette packet slim” and scored the product 70 out of 100. Techradar.com also said “The S9900 is just about thin enough to slip into a spare pocket”.

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 owner thought the Nikon Coolpix S9900 was a good size. In October this year Sally said “Nice proportions” in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900. One Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Misschiefs gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “It's lightweight, easy to use”.

One person who bought this digital camera wrote that it was easy to carry around. Eve Ladysmith wrote in her review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 on Amazon “Its easy to carry around for all occasions”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Chris Hoare mentioned in his review last year “Sometimes i can't walk closer to what I want to photograph so having a small camera that gives a reasonable photo” and rated it 5 stars. Cm mentioned on Amazon “I bought it because the seller said it was the best camera for transferring pictures by WiFi to my iPhone or iPad” in their review of this digital camera but even so they only rated the Nikon Coolpix S9900 1 stars. Mihaela Florea wrote on Amazon “While you can take some nice photo” in their review of this digital camera.

A few Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers mentioned that the product had a good picture resolution. Chris Hoare mentioned in his review on Amazon “The camera has the ability to take burst photos at 7fps - at full resolution though you are limited to 5 frames” and gave the Nikon Coolpix S9900 a score of 5 stars. In October Moley75 said “That doesn't excuse the lack of shooting information”. Last year R. Patel wrote “The camera is great for street photography it has excellent resolution for picking up every detail thanks to its wide-angle lens” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review and rated the product as very good.

Several Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Tox mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 “The obvious competitor for this camera is the Canon Powershot G1 X Mark II which has a larger sensor, with fewer photo sites at only 12.1 MP.” . Expert website Techradar.com wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 “There's no overcoming the limitations of the small sensor” and gave the product a score of 70 out of 100.

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewer who bought the Nikon Coolpix S9900 concluded that it was able to produce clear pictures. R. Patel said last year “The colour reproduction and clarity is good, there is very little chromatic aberrations in majority of my images”.

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Good Quality Lens

A few Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom. This month Biker Dude said in their review of this digital camera “The zoom is amazing” and gave the Nikon Coolpix S9900 a very good review. Mihaela Florea wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 “With the super zoom the full moon barely fits in the picture” but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 2 stars. Nj Hughes said on Amazon “2) The zoom is quite remarkable” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review.

A few Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners who bought it considered that it had a good lens. In October last year Mihaela Florea wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review on Amazon “Quite good quality of optical lens; good quality picture for amateur point an shot holidays memories”. Pufferfish mentioned “The shutter lens cap is great” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review. Expert website Photographyblog.com scored the Nikon Coolpix S9900 4 stars and said “It features a back-illuminated 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, 30x optical zoom lens, Full 1080/60i HD video with new time-lapse recording, built-in WiFi, GPS”.

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Reasonably Priced

Several people said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S9900 was good value for money. Biker Dude scored this digital camera 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon this year “Excelent quality and value for money”. Biker Dude also wrote “At this price and with this superb zoom lens I decided to break out of the mold”. Biker Dude also said “Overall I am very pleased with the quality and value for money”.

Good Support

Several customers who bought it thought it had good technical guidance. Chris Hoare rated it as very good and he mentioned in his review “There is a dedicated mode slot to help you take nice portrait photos;”. Nj Hughes wrote in their review in October last year “Some issues worth considering, you do need to download the full manual from the Nikon website, what it comes with is too basic” . R. Patel wrote on Amazon “I like the wheeled dial as it helps in choosing the manual modes easily and effectively” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900.

Robust

Several Nikon Coolpix S9900 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S9900 thought it was well made. Sally wrote this year “Well made camera”. Tox rated it 80 out of 100 and said in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review on Amazon “In your hand this feels solid”. Tox also said “The controls feel well put together and fall conveniently to hand, mint has an air of quality.”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. Chris Hoare mentioned in his Nikon Coolpix S9900 review “If the light isn't so great putting it on a sturdy surface or on its (off centre) tripod mount allows the final picture to be improved” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good screen. Chris Hoare wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The extra width is there to deliver the first excellent feature; the screen pivots and rotates out from the camera” and gave it a score of 5 stars. In October this year Gd said on Amazon “The screen remains easily viewable even in bright sunlight which is a real bonus - as is it's articulation both horizontally” in their Nikon Coolpix S9900 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Moley75 wrote in October “The tilting screen is great”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good viewfinder. Tox mentioned in their review last year “The main issue is the viewfinder or rather the lack of one” . Tox also said “However there are few compacts with a proper viewfinder and those there are are more expensive so I will live with it”.

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Nice Design

Several customers who bought the product reckoned that it was good looking. Pufferfish scored it 5 stars and wrote “It's a nice looking camera”. R. Patel said “I had a continuous burst mode of 4fps, which is pretty good” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900. Photographyblog.com wrote on PhotographyBlog.com last year “The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is the new top-of-the-range digital compact camera from the Style series” and rated the Nikon Coolpix S9900 4 stars.

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 owner thought this digital camera was a good design. In October last year Expertreviews.co.uk rated it 5 stars and wrote in their review on expert review site Expert Reviews “We loved the smart, functional design of the S9700.”.

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 owner who bought it concluded that it was retro. Pufferfish mentioned “Classic - because it's clearly styled in a retro theme, kind of half 1960s rangefinder” and rated it as excellent.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was ergonomic. Biker Dude mentioned in October “The ergonomics are good and whilst not the lightest the heft gives you a nice feel in a variety of ways” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Nikon digital cameras and also specifically for Nikon compact cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good ratings compared to other brands.

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Good Battery Life

A number of people who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “I've also managed to flatten the battery fairly quickly - perhaps carrying a spare is the answer to this” and rated it as excellent. A few weeks ago Zoltan wrote “Battery life is good, too”.

Good Flash

A number of Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewers said in their reviews that it had a good flash. In October Biker Dude wrote “Flash is quite powerful for its size” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 and rated it 5 stars. Nj Hughes said “5) For such a small camera it has a very powerful flash”.

Good Video Capture

Several customers agreed that the Nikon Coolpix S9900 was good for video recording. Ephotozine.com said “A vari-angle screen, fullHD video recording, built-in Wi-Fi, NFC” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9900 and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix S9900 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was noisy. R. Patel said on Amazon “I have not witnessed any compact that allows you to use anything above 3200 as the noise is so great that the images lose clarity”.

Quite Big Normal Focusing Range (wide)

The normal focusing ranges (wide) of comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 range from 0.05m to 0.5m, and the average normal focusing range (wide) is 0.37m. The Coolpix S9900 has one of the bigger normal focusing ranges (wide) (0.5 meters) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Normal Focusing Range (tele)

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has one of the bigger normal focusing ranges (tele) (2 meters) amongst digital cameras of this age. Cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 have normal focusing ranges (tele) of between 0.5m and 2m, and the average normal focusing range (tele) is 1.3m.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix S9900 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst compact cameras of this age. Cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S9900 have display diagonals of between 1.3" and 3".

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a built-in flash, unlike most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S9900 which do not have a built-in flash.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Coolpix S9900 supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S9900 do not support wi-Fi.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S9900 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9900.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The Coolpix S9900 has one of the bigger optical zooms (30 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. The average optical zoom of compact cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9900 is 15x, and the optical zooms range from 2.8x to 50x.

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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 compact cameras that were released more than a year ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

Cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 have maximum aperture numbers of between 2.7 and 64. With a maximum aperture number of 64, the Coolpix S9900's maximum aperture number is one of the smallest amongst compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S9900.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Big Internal Memory

At 473 megabytes, the Coolpix S9900 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than a year. Compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 have internal memorys of between 8MB and 480MB, and the average internal memory is 61MB.

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Has Six White Balances

The Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S9900. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of cameras of this type and age range from 6.2mm to 1,200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 360mm. The Coolpix S9900 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (750 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Coolpix S9900 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most cameras of a similar age and spec to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200 and 4608 x 2592 and 3456 x 3456. Across all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Coolpix S9900 the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Coolpix S9900 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Nikon camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of this age and type.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Coolpix S9900 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S9900.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Coolpix S9900 is more than most comparable spec cameras that were launched more than a year ago. This Nikon camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix S9900. The camera file system "DCF" is also supported by this camera.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras of this spec and age is 800, the highest is 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 5,000. At 6,400, the Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S9900.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Coolpix S9900 is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds LPCM are also supported by this digital camera.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 do not support Full HD video. The Coolpix S9900 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

The Coolpix S9900 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S9900 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Coolpix S9900 does not support video capability. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also do not support video capability.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9900 are not waterproof. The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Three Number of Diaphragm Bladess

The Coolpix S9900 is a three number of diaphragm blades digital camera. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than a year have between three and seven number of diaphragm bladess.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S9900.

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Only Features One Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this Nikon digital camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Contrast Detection Auto Focus are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Narrow Field of View

The average field of view of digital cameras of this type and age is 100%, and the field of views range from 97% to 100%. At only 98 percent, the Coolpix S9900 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S9900.

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Only Supports Four ISO Sensitivitys

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The ISO sensitivitys 125, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this digital camera.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Coolpix S9900 has a higher resolution at capture speeds than most cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has a 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed, whereas most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 1920x1080@60fps resolution at capture speed. In addition, this camera have resolution at capture speeds of 640x480@25fps, 640x480@30fps, 1280x720@25fps, 1280×720@30fps and 1920x1080@25fps and 1920x1080@50fps. The best resolution at capture speeds of all compact cameras that have been available for more than a year is 1920x1080@60fps and the worst is 1280x720@30fps.

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Quite Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 125, the Coolpix S9900 has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. Digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S9900 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 80 and 130.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than a year is 1.7 and the largest is 3.9. With a minimum aperture number of 3.7, the Coolpix S9900 has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S9900

Released Over a Year Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix S9900 over a year ago.

Average Megapixel

The Coolpix S9900 has a pretty standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S9900.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S9900 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Coolpix S9900 has a better sensor type than most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
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)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
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)
Pre-Flash
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Headphone Outputs
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Electronic Compass
Direct Printing
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Recharge Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Data Network
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(16)
21 July 2015

Camera Labs

The Nikon COOLPIX S9900 is a compact super-zoom with a 30x optical range. Released in February 2015 it's an update to the COOLPIX S9700 which was launched a year earlier. The new model retains the... Read more…

5 June 2015

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27 April 2015

The Nikon Coolpix S9900 is the only travel zoom camera available with a vari-angle screen, and one of very few to offer both Wi-Fi and GPS built-in, with the only other cameras being the TZ70 and...

Ephotozine

1 April 2015

The Nikon S9900 offers a very long zoom range in a surprisingly compact body, but there's no overcoming the limitations of the small sensor, and the image quality isn't great ? you can't shoot raw...

31 March 2015

The Nikon S9900 offers a very long zoom range in a surprisingly compact body, but there's no overcoming the limitations of the small sensor, and the image quality isn't great ? you can't shoot raw...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 July 2015 by Trudiboody

Bought this model specifically for the gps function which does work if you can receive a satellite signal. camera easy to use but a few too many knobs, the function of which I have no idea .... Read more…

Reviewed 17 November 2015 by Lewispix

Bought this camera following recommendation from "Which" as I wanted a compact alternative to taking my bulky SLR on foreign holidays. I'm very satisfied with my purchase - it's very light and... Read more…

Reviewed 25 July 2016 by Karen p
(Verified Purchase)

Thank-you perfect...

Reviewed 4 July 2016 by TARAW
(Verified Purchase)

An excellent camera which falls down on not having a view finder so is hopeless in bright sunlight hence no 5th star...

Reviewed 18 June 2016 by Mr D.J.Halford
(Verified Purchase)

Stunning camera. Very nice quality pictures and great specification...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon vna790e1, nikon vna791e1
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See How Other Digital Cameras Compare to the Nikon Coolpix S9900

PowerShot G5 X vs Coolpix S9900

Canon PowerShot G5 X vs Nikon Coolpix S9900
Canon PowerShot G5 X Nikon Coolpix S9900
£ 523.00 £179.99
Smaller Minimum Aperture
Better User Reviews
Better Expert Reviews
Twice As Many Supported Image Formats
£343 More Expensive
Seven Times Shorter Maximum Focal Length

PowerShot G9 X vs Coolpix S9900

Canon PowerShot G9 X vs Nikon Coolpix S9900
Canon PowerShot G9 X Nikon Coolpix S9900
£ 392.96 £179.99
Hugely Smaller Minimum Aperture
Marginally Better Expert Reviews
74% Longer Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Newer by Ten Months
£213 More Expensive
27x Smaller Optical Zoom

Lumix DMC-GF6 vs Coolpix S9900

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 vs Nikon Coolpix S9900
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Nikon Coolpix S9900
£ 249.99 £179.99
Hugely Better Review from Techradar
Hugely Better Review from Digital Versus
Five More Awards
Hugely Better Review from Techradar.com/au/
£70 More Expensive
29x Smaller Extra / Smart Zoom
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