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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix S6 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: S6
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $349.95
Street Price: $247.92
Date Available: 2006-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.9 oz (140 g)
Size: 4.0 x 2.4 x 0.8 in.
(101 x 60 x 21 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 6.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.05 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio:  
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format:
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30.00)
160x120 (15.00)
Movie File Format: QuickTime
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Zoom Nikkor ED
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.0 (wide) / f/5.4 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 cm to Infinity
1.6 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 0
Minimum ISO (native): 0
ISO Settings: Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Preset, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash
Shutter Speed Range: 2 - 1/500
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment matrix
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night landscape, Close up, Museum, Firework show, Copy, Back light, Panorama assist
Self Timer: 3 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix), Flash cancel, Anytime flash and Slow sync
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 1 ft.–8 ft. 6 in./ 0.3-2.6m; Tele: 1 ft.–4 ft. 7 in./0.3-1.4m
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: QuickTime
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 1.1,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): ImageLink camera dock
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 2.040
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 1.670
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.230
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 999
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.480
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.650
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.094
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.400
Shutdown Time: 3.500
Play -> Record Time: 1.200
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 4.400
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 811.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL8 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 200
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: PictureProject
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Vibration reduction available in movie mode only. Autofocus includes Face Priority AF. In-Camera Red-Eye Fix and D-Lighting.

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