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The Nikon Coolpix S6400 is a 16-megapixel compact camera with 12x optical zoom and a 3” touchscreen, in a body that’s only 19.8mm thick at the thinnest part. Other highlights include lens-shift Vibration Reduction (VR), Easy Panorama, Auto HDR technology, Full HD video capture, a dedicated movie-record button and a Record Pause function that lets you pause and then continue filming, with the camera creating one movie file for smooth playback. The Nikon Coolpix comes in five colours: black, red, silver, purple and blue priced at £229.99.
Nikon Press Release
A stylish touch: the chic COOLPIX S6400 with 12x zoom
22nd August 2012, The Netherlands: Nikon today boosts its COOLPIX range with the colourful COOLPIX S6400, a seriously stylish high zoom camera that makes taking pictures of family and friends fun and fabulous. Adding a chic touch to every photo and movie you capture, the ultra-thin COOLPIX S6400 is operated by a 7.5 cm (3.0-in.) touch screen so you can review pictures easily, and apply a range of creative photo effects. Meanwhile, the 16-megapixel, backlit CMOS sensor combines with the 12x optical zoom to deliver vivid photos and movies in any light.
Nicolas Gillet, Product Manager for Consumer Products at Nikon Europe, comments: “The COOLPIX S6400 is a beautifully sleek camera to slip into your pocket when you party with friends, or pop into your bag when you travel the world. Available in five funky colours, it ensures that whether you’re taking perfect portraits or superb landscapes, you’ll be shooting with style.”
Beautifully sharp images and the ability to capture a wide variety of photo opportunities need not be limited to bigger camera models. Despite its slender 19.8mm body¹, the COOLPIX S6400 packs a 12x wide-angle optical zoom NIKKOR lens, so you can zoom in for a classy close up or zoom out to snap a big group of friends.
¹ At the thinnest part
In any light
Whether you’re photographing a perfect sunset, a dusky concert, or a romantic candlelit dinner, you’ll really notice the benefits of the back illuminated 16-megapixel CMOS sensor. With each pixel receiving more light, this highly sensitive image sensor works with the EXPEED C2 processor to deliver clear shots at any time of day or night.
A smart touch
There’s no need to choose between brains and looks with the COOLPIX S6400. A sophisticated 7.5 cm (3.0-in.) 460k-dot, wide LCD touchscreen enables intuitive fingertip control over shooting and playback thanks to smooth touch technology and Nikon’s Clear Color Display anti-reflection coating. Once you’ve taken the shot you want, Quick Effect mode means you can instantly apply extra style. Press the effect icon on the camera’s touchscreen to choose from thumbnails of 19 different effects, including toy camera, selective colour and paint effect.
Full HD (1080p) movie recording with stereo sound
Get Full HD filming on demand, with a dedicated movie-record button which instantly switches from photos to video, and zoom in on the action with the 12x lens. The Record Pause function lets you pause and then continue filming, and the camera creates one movie file for smooth playback.
Other key features
- Intelligent Control AF System: the camera automatically selects the best focus method for sharp results whatever your subject is, and wherever it’s positioned in the frame.
- 20 Scene Modes: achieve great results just by selecting the mode that matches your shooting situation or let Scene Auto Selector choose the optimum scene mode for you.
- Lens-Shift VR (vibration reduction): capture steady photos and movies thanks to Nikon’s automatic vibration reduction technology, which counters the effects of camera shake in real time.
- Anti-blur. High ISO (up to 3200) light sensitivity for sharper images in low light. Motion detection compensates for camera and subject movement. Night Portrait and Landscape modes capture clear photos in low light. Auto HDR delivers a detailed image of a high-contrast scene, such as a sunny beach.
- Easy Panorama 360°/180°: move the camera vertically or horizontally to create dynamic panoramas.
The COOLPIX S6400 comes in five colours: black, red, silver, purple and blue.