Nikon Coolpix S6400 Review

Overall Score

39

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-300 mm (12x) F3.1-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 95 x 58 x 27 mm, 150g.
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Nikon Coolpix S6400 Overview


First introduced in August, 2012, Nikon Coolpix S6400 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Nikon S6400 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S6400

Sensor resolution of Nikon S6400 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Nikon S6400 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S6400


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S6400 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
3.1 Lens at Wide
150g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.1
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Low Battery Life: 160 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S6400 has an Overall Score of 39/100 and ranked #415 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #820 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S6400 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
44
Value for money score
56
Portability score
98
Overall score
39
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Nikon S6400


Nikon Coolpix S6400 weighs 150g and has external dimensions of 95 x 58 x 27mm (3.74 x 2.28 x 1.06"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Nikon S6400 is 12 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S6400 is less by 1mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon S6400
150g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon S6400
27mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S6400 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S6400

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S6400 Dimensions Coolpix S6400
Nikon Coolpix S7000 Nikon S7000 165 g 150 g 99 x 60 x 27 mm 95 x 58 x 27 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Sony WX220 121 g 150 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 95 x 58 x 27 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Sony W830 122 g 150 g 93 x 52 x 23 mm 95 x 58 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 150 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 95 x 58 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Canon ELPH 340 HS 147 g 150 g 100 x 58 x 22 mm 95 x 58 x 27 mm
Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Fujifilm F900EXR 232 g 150 g 105 x 61 x 36 mm 95 x 58 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS Canon ELPH 140 IS 127 g 150 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 95 x 58 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Canon ELPH 150 IS 142 g 150 g 95 x 57 x 24 mm 95 x 58 x 27 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S6400


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S6400
Announced August, 2012
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 10
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 160 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL19
Physical
Weight 150 g
Physical Dimensions 95 x 58 x 27 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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