• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/3.1 inch 16.5mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 30.00mm - 90.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix S6500
  • Nikon Coolpix W100
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Predecessor:   Nikon S33
S33 vs W100
Successor:    
General
Model Number: S6500 W100
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $219.95 $159.95
Street Price: $144.00 $156.95
Date Available: 2013-01-30 2017-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.4 oz (153 g) 6.2 oz (177 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.8 x 2.3 x 1.0 in.
(95 x 58 x 26 mm)
4.3 x 2.6 x 1.5 in.
(110 x 67 x 38 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 33.00 feet (10 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 13.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/3.1 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 16.45mm2 (4.70mm x 3.50mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 1.13 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9)
4160 x 3120 (13.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 4.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p)
640x480 (30p/​15p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor VR ED lens; 8 elements in 8 groups NIKKOR; 6 elements in 5 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 300mm 30 - 90mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 54mm 4.1 - 12.3mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.1 (wide) / f/6.5 (tele) - ??; electronically controlled ND filter f/3.3 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele); Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Auto (9-area automatic selection), Center, Face priority, Manual (focus area can be selected using the touch panel), Subject tracking Contrast Detection: Center, Face detection, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 230,000 dots (76,666 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   1600
Minimum ISO (native):   125
ISO Settings: Auto (125-1600), Fixed Range Auto (125-400, 125-800), 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600; ISO 3200 available when using Auto exposure mode 125-1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual (Custom) Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 4 sec 1/2000 - 25 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment matrix, Center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2X), Spot (digital zoom 2X or more) Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: TBD Backlighting, Bubble Effect, Cartoon Effect, Close Up, Diorama effect, Fireworks, Food, Interval shooting, Miniature Movie, Mirror, Neon Effect, Night Scenes, Picture Series, Soft, Underwater, Underwater Face Framing
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 10, smile seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 4.0m (1ft. 8in. to 13ft.) [T]: 1.2 to 2.0m (3ft. 8 in. to 6 ft. 6 in.) Auto ISO: [W]: 0.3 to 3.1m (1 ft. to 10 ft.) [T]: 0.6 to 1.7m (2 ft. to 5 ft. 6 in.)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Included Memory: 78.0 MB 22.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Built-in Wi-Fi, Mini (Type-C) HDMI Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   4.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   11
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 150 shots 220 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL19 Proprietary EN-EL19
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL19 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL19 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Lens-shift Vibration Reduction (VR), Full HD 1080p movies, Built-in Wi-Fi; 5 new Glamor Retouch effects: Brighten Face, Reduce Dark Circles, Whiten Eyes, Whiten Teeth, Redden Cheeks. Available in a variety of colors including silver, black, red, and orange. Waterproof down to a depth of 33 feet, shockproof from a 5.9 feet drop, freezeproof down to a temperature of 14F. Available in blue and white