Nikon CoolPix S6300 Camera

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CoolPix S6300
A Great Choice for Beginners

Nikon CoolPix S6300 Boasting a 16 effective MP CMOS sensor and Nikon EXPEED C2 image processing engine for superior image quality, even in low light situations. It's also equipped with a wide angle 10x optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens with a 4.5 - 45mm (25 - 250mm 35mm equivalent) focal length to bring your subjects up close and personal. A bright 2.7" LCD monitor featuring an anti-reflective coating helps you with framing and playback. Small enough to tuck away in your pocket or purse and quick enough to be ready in an instant, the S6300 is a trusty companion indeed. Record full 1080p HD video with stereo sound--at the touch of a button!

The optical Vibration Reduction system ensures your images are sharp and clear by reducing the effects of camera shake / motion blur. Use Easy Panorama mode to combine multiple images into seamless 180 or 360 panoramic shots. Feeling creative? You can apply in-camera Special effects, including Low Key, High Key, Sepia, and Selective Color to add that artsy touch to your images or video. Also, when you're in playback mode viewing still photos, you can employ a creative Filter Effect such as Fisheye or Miniature. Easy to use and packed with lots of fun features, the S6300 is a great choice for beginners, but can also satisfy more experienced photographers. - Feb 1, 2012

Body type Compact  
Max resolution 4608 x 3456  
Other resolutions 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448 , 1600 X 1200, 640 x 480  
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9  
Effective pixels 16.0 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 16.4 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type CCD  
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200  
White balance presets 5  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization Sensor-shift  
Uncompressed format No  
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 26 156 mm  
Optical zoom 6  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
Digital zoom Yes (4x)  
Manual focus No  
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69")  
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97")  
Lens mount None  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3"  
Screen dots 460,000  
Touch screen Yes  
Screen type TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Maximum aperture F3.5 - F6.5  
Aperture priority No  
Shutter priority No  
Manual exposure mode No  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow-sync  
Continuous drive Yes  
Self-timer Yes  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Spot AF-area
Exposure compensation 2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing No  
Videography features
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Resolutions 1280 x 720p (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30fps)  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Storage included 74 MB  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes (Mini Connector)  
Remote control No  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Nikon EN-EL19 Lithium-Ion battery  
Battery Life (CIPA) 180  
Weight (inc. batteries) 139 g (0.31 lb / 4.90 oz)  
Dimensions 96 x 59 x 21 mm (3.78 x 2.32 x .83")  
Other features
Timelapse recording No  
GPS None


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