Nikon Coolpix S6300 Review

4.0
August 27, 2012 | Matt Grayson |

Specifications

 
Product name COOLPIX S6300
Type Compact digital camera
Effective pixels 16.0 million
Image sensor 1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.79 million total pixels
Lens 10x optical zoom, NIKKOR lens
Focal length 4.5-45.0mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-250 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
f/-number f/3.2-5.8
Construction 8 elements in 8 groups (1 ED lens element)
Digital zoom Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 1000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction Lens shift
Autofocus (AF) Contrast-detect AF
Focus range (from lens) [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1 m (3 ft 4 in.) to infinity Macro mode: Approx. 10 cm (4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position)
Focus-area selection Face priority, auto (9-area automatic selection), manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking
Monitor 6.7-cm (2.7-in.), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode) Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical
Frame coverage (playback mode) Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Media Internal memory (approx. 25 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
File system DCF, Exif 2.3, DPOF, and MPF compliant
File formats Still pictures: JPEG 3D images: MPO Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Image size (pixels) 16M (High) [4608 x 3456(fine)] 16M [4608 x 3456] 8M [3264 x 2448] 4M [2272 x 1704] 2M [1600 x 1200] VGA [640 x 480] 16:9 [4608 x 2592]
Shooting Modes Auto, Scene (Scene auto selector, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Easy panorama, Pet portrait, 3D photography), Special effects, Smart portrait, Subject tracking
Continuous Shooting Single (default setting), Continuous H (Images are captured continuously at about 6 fps), Continuous L (Up to 6 images at about 1.9 fps), Pre-shooting cache (Up to 5 frames at up to 10.6 fps), Continuous H: 120 fps (50 frames at about 1/120 s or faster), Continuous H: 60 fps (25 frames at about 1/60 s or faster), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
Movie HD 1080p(fine) (default setting): 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, HD 1080p: 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, HD 720p: 1280 x 720/approx. 30 fps, iFrame 540: 960 x 540/approx. 30 fps, VGA: 640 x 480/approx. 30 fps, HS 120 fps: 640 x 480, HS 60 fps: 1280 x 720, HS 15 fps: 1920 x 1080
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity) ISO 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto (auto gain from ISO 125 to 1600) Fixed range auto (ISO 125 to 400, 125 to 800)
Metering 256-segment matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure control Programmed auto exposure with motion detection and exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Speed 1/2000-1 s 1/4000-1/120 s (Continuous H: 120 fps) 1/4000-1/60 s (Continuous H: 60 fps) 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Aperture Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2.0 EV) selection
Range 2 steps (f/3.2 and f/6.4 [W])
Self-timer Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.5 to 5.6m (1 ft 8 in. to 18 ft) [T]: 1.0 to 3.1 m (3 ft 4 in. to 10 ft)
Flash control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Interface Hi-Speed USB
Data Transfer Protocol MTP, PTP
Video output Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
HDMI output Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
I/O terminal Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB) HDMI mini connector (Type C) (HDMI output)
Supported languages Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sources One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (included) AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)
Charging time Approx. 3 h and 50 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-69P and when no charge remains)
Battery life (EN-EL12) Still pictures*: Approx. 230 shots Movies: Approx. 1 h (HD 1080p(fine) (1920x1080)), the maximum file size for a single movie is 4 GB and the maximum movie length for a single movie is 29 minutes, even when there is sufficient free space on the memory card for longer recording. * Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 operated at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77°F).
Tripod socket 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 93.6 x 57.7 x 26.0 mm (3.7 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.) (excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 160 g (5.7 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)
Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Humidity Less than 85% (no condensation)
Supplied accessories Camera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (with terminal cover), Charging AC Adapter EH-69P, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, ViewNX 2 Installer CD, Reference Manual CD
Optional accessories Battery Charger MH-65, AC Adapter EH-62F

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