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Nikon COOLPIX S6800 – Review

The Nikon COOLPIX S6800 is a compact digital camera with elegant design, which is mainly characterized by the presence of Wi-Fi connectivity that allows you to quickly share photos and videos on social media, and the 12x optical zoom, expandable up to 24x with the End of Dynamic Zoom.

Other specs include a 16 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, a 3-inch LCD display with a resolution of 461,000 dots, the function of lens-shift vibration reduction, movie shooting Full HD video, Auto HDR mode, the simplified view, the High-speed continuous shooting mode, the Smart Portrait System and USB charging at high speed.

Nikon COOLPIX S6800: Design

The Nikon COOLPIX S6800 is a compact camera that does its sleek design and refined his main strength. It has a body created with the greatest attention to detail, and is available in eye-catching colors such as fuchsia and red, and the classic silver and black. It has a 3-inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of about 460,000 points. The size of the camera, finally, are 96.8 mm wide, 57.5 mm in height and 22.9 mm in thickness. The weight is 145 grams with battery and card.


Nikon COOLPIX S6800: Features and Functionality

The Nikon COOLPIX S6800 is part of the block of new cameras introduced this year by the manufacturer, just in january, as usual. The S6800 is the most powerful among the S-series compact cameras launched this year, such as the Nikon Coolpix S3600 and the Nikon Coolpix S2800, and is perfect for those who want a portable, high-performance and at an affordable price.

With regard to the technical specifications, the camera is equipped with a CMOS image sensor 1/2.3 inches in size, with a total resolution of 16 effective megapixels, which allows you to take pictures with a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456, therefore, particularly detailed. It also presents a Nikkor lens with a focal length of 4.5 to 54 mm, equivalent to 25-300 mm in the traditional format 35 mm focal length and aperture to F3.3-F6.3, 12x optical zoom a digital zoom up to 4x.

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The design is definitely the main strength of the Nikon COOLPIX S6800, thanks to this very compact and portable, so you can hold it comfortably with one hand, polished, and comes in various colors, such as the classic black and silver, and charming red and fuchsia. The prominent feature of this model is the integrated Wi-Fi connectivity, thanks to which you can easily share photos and videos with other devices and the web without having to use wires.

Speaking of photo features. The camera has first technology of lens-shift vibration reduction, which allows to compensate for movement of the machine and get, therefore, perfectly crisp photos and movies in every circumstance. The 18 scene modes also allow you to achieve perfect results on all occasions, as the camera chooses the appropriate settings according to the scene.

Very interesting also the way HDR automatic, the simplified view, the high-speed continuous shooting mode, the Smart Portrait System, which includes Smile Timer, which takes the picture only when your subject smiles, the blink proof, skin effects soft, which regulates the skin tone of the subject, the automatic red-eye correction, retouching and glamor, which makes it even more beautiful portraits.

Not missing, then on the Nikon COOLPIX S6800 the retouch menu, with which you can act on photos already taken to improve them. Interestingly, finally, the subject tracking AF, which lets you keep the focus on a moving subject. It remains to mention the Full HD movies, with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, and charge the camera via USB.

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The camera has audio / video output, USB port and connector microHDMI, while the lithium battery provides up to 70 photos or up to 1 hour and 50 minutes of video, of course depending on the capacity of the card. Finally, for saving your photos and videos, the camera has an internal memory of 25 MB expandable via Secure Digital, SDHC or SDXC. The purchase package includes the lithium battery, charger, USB cable, the audio / video cable, strap and CD-ROM with the software.

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PROS : Full HD video footage; Wi-Fi connectivity; Illuminated sensor; Design; Auto HDR mode; Vibration reduction; Continuous Shooting at high speed; USB charging at high speed; Smart Portrait System; Optical zoom up to 24x with Dynamic Fine Zoom.

CONS : Sensor resolution is not very high; Display resolution not great.

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