Coolpix S6800

Coolpix S6800

Features & Controls

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Making the CoolPix S6800 an incredibly versatile ultra-compact camera is its 12x wide optical zoom lens. Sporting a 35mm equivalent range of 25-300mm and lens-shift vibration reduction image stabilization, not only can the camera get you extremely close to your subject, but it stays steady for sharp images throughout the zoom range. 

Capturing the images is a 16-Megapixel, low-light CMOS imaging sensor. This combined with Nikon's image processor controls the camera and its shooting modes, image stabilization and burst shooting that allow you to get all of the shots you are after with this point-n-shoot. 





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To assist with your low-light and indoor photography, Nikon has built-in this compact flash unit, which is not very powerful, but will help you out in a bind. With a range of up to 9.2ft. (W) at ISO auto, it works best in close quarters or as a fill light. 





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The only thing that you will find on the top of the camera is the On/Off button and shutter release coupled with the zoom lever. Since the camera is only features automatic shooting modes, there is no need for complicated controls. 





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Composing and viewing your images is accomplished with the 3.0-inch, 460,000 dot LCD screen. It provides approx. 99% field-of-view and 5 levels of brightness so you will have no problem seeing exactly what you are capturing in all lighting conditions. 





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Controls on back: Starting at the top you will find the dedicated video recording button. Next are the shooting mode and playback buttons, that let you control the camera in all modes. The 4-way controller allows you to navigate the menu systems as well as acts as a shortcut to the flash, exposure compensation, macro shooting and self-timer settings. At the bottom are the MENU/WiFi and Delete buttons.










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On the right side of the camera you will find the USB multi-port and HDMI output. With an optional HDMI cable, you can connect to any HDTV to view your images and HD videos. 














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Storing your captured images is any SD/SDHC/SDXC style memory cards, to accompany the 25MB of internal storage. With the HD movie capabilities, we recommend using a high speed memory card of Class 10 or higher. The camera is shown here with the SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-1 memory card that we used for our tests.





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Powering the S6800 is a 3.7V, 700mAh rechargeable Li-Ion battery. This battery is capable of supplying enough power for up to 170 images on a single charge. This is not a great battery life, so you may want to look into a second battery. Included with the camera is the USB charging adapter shown above, allowing you to charge the battery in the camera.

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