COOLPIX S6500

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COOLPIX S6500
Overview

The COOLPIX S6500 gives you the versatility to capture stunning scenery as well as dramatic close-ups, thanks to its brilliant 12x optical zoom and 16.0 megapixel performance. Fine-tune your shots with the new Glamour Retouch function or record videos in breathtaking Full HD. Then, instantly share your creations using its built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity.

Tech Specs

Product nameCOOLPIX S6500
TypeCompact digital camera
Number of effective pixels16.0 million
Image sensor1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.79 million total pixels
LensNIKKOR lens with 12x optical zoom
Focal length4.5-54.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-300 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)
f/-numberf/3.1-6.5
Construction8 elements in 8 groups (1 ED lens element)
Digital zoom magnificationUp to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 1200 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reductionLens shift
Motion blur reductionMotion detection (still pictures)
Autofocus (AF)Contrast-detect AF
Focus range[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.5m (5 ft) to infinity Macro mode: Approx. 8 cm (3.2 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position) (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Focus-area selectionFace priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF
Monitor7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode)Approx. 99% horizontal and 99% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)Approx. 99% horizontal and 99% vertical (compared to actual picture)
MediaInternal memory (approx. 25 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
File systemDCF, Exif 2.3, DPOF, and MPF compliant
File formatsStill 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 ModesAuto, 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
Continuous ShootingSingle (default setting), Continuous H (images are captured continuously at a rate of about 10 fps), Continuous L (up to 6 images are captured continuously at a rate of up to about 2 fps), Pre-shooting cache (frame rate: up to 18 fps / number of frames: up to 5 frames), Continuous H: 120 fps (50 frames are captured at a speed of about 1/125 s or faster), Continuous H: 60 fps (25 frames are captured at a speed of about 1/60 s or faster), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
Movie1080(fine)/30p (default setting): 1920 x 1080/16:9/approx. 30 fps, 1080/30p: 1920 x 1080/16:9/approx. 30 fps, 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9/approx. 30 fps, iFrame 540/30p: 960 x 540/16:9/approx. 30 fps, 480/30p: 640 x 480/4:3/approx. 30 fps, HS 480/4x: 640 x 480/4:3, HS 720/2x: 1280 x 720/16:9, HS 1080/0.5x: 1920 x 1080/16:9
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)ISO 125-1600 ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)
Metering modeMatrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure controlProgrammed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
ShutterMechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Speed1/2000-1 s 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting) 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
ApertureElectronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Range2 steps (f/3.1 and f/6.2 [W])
Self-timerCan be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)[W]: 0.5-4.0 m (1 ft 8 in.-13 ft) [T]: 1.5-2.0 m (5 ft-6 ft 6 in.)
Flash controlTTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
InterfaceHi-Speed USB
Data Transfer ProtocolMTP, PTP
Video outputCan be selected from NTSC and PAL
HDMI outputCan be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
I/O terminalAudio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB) HDMI micro connector (Type D) (HDMI output)
Supported languagesArabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sourcesOne Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (included) AC Adapter EH-62G (available separately)
Charging timeApprox. 3 h (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P and when no charge remains)
Still picturesApprox. 150 shots when using EN-EL19
Movies (actual battery life for recording) *2Approx. 25 min when using EN-EL19
Tripod socket1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 95.4 x 58.3 x 26.3 mm (3.8 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.) (excluding projections)
WeightApprox. 153 g (5.4 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)
Temperature0°C-40°C (32°F-104°F)
Humidity85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessoriesCamera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (with battery case), Charging AC Adapter EH-70P, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, ViewNX 2 CD, Reference Manual CD
Optional accessoriesBattery Charger MH-66, AC Adapter EH-62G
StandardsIEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol)
Communications protocolsIEEE 802.11b: DBPSK/DQPSK/CCK IEEE 802.11g: OFDM IEEE 802.11n: OFDM
Range (line of sight)Approx. 10 m (11 yd)
Operating frequency2412-2462 MHz (1-11 channels)
Data rates (actual measured values)IEEE 802.11b: 5 Mbps IEEE 802.11g: 20 Mbps IEEE 802.11n: 20 Mbps
SecurityWPA2
Access protocolsInfrastructure

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