Features & Controls

The 7x optical NIKKOR ED zoom lens on the CoolPix S6100 has a 35mm equivalent of 28-196mm. It is made up of 9 elements in 7 groups and has a maximum aperture of f/3.7. To help steady your handheld images, the camera also features lens shift VR, which helps ensure crisp images, even in lower-light situations. When the camera is powered down, the lens folds up into the camera body for protection

Focus Range:
Normal: 1ft. 8in. to infinity (W) - 3ft. 8in. to infinity
Macro: 1.2in. to infinity

The small, built-in TTL flash unit has a range of up to approx. 14ft. (W) at ISO auto. Below the flash, you can see the focus assist lamp.

Framing, viewing and accessing you camera controls is accomplished via the 3.0-inch, 460,000 dot touch LCD screen. All of your menus and settings are accessed from the LCD in a very simple, two window setup. The screen allows for touch to shoot that allows the camera to focus and capture an image based on the spot you touch the screen.


On the back there are only three buttons, two of which control the camera's operation mode (Shooting and Playback modes). The other button is a dedicated video recording button, that allows you to record HD videos no matter what your shooting mode.


On the right hand side of the camera are the I/O (Input/Output) ports. At the top is the USB 2.0 port that allows you to connect it to either a computer or a standard definition TV. On the bottom is the HDMI output for connecting to HDTV sets.

The CoolPix S6100 stores it imgaes on SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards.The camera is shown here with a 16GB Class 6 ADATA SDHC card.


Powering the S6100 is a 3.7V, 1050mAh rechargeable Li-Ion battery. This battery is capable of capturing up to 210 images on a single charge (CIPA). Also shown is the USB charging power supply that allows you to charge the battery inside the camera.

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