• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 550.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix S9500
  • Olympus Stylus SH-2
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General
Model Number: S9500 SH-2
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $349.95 $399.99
Street Price: $229.95 $499.00
Date Available: 2013-02-15 2015-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.2 oz (205 g)
includes batteries
9.6 oz (271 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.3 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(110 x 60 x 31 mm)
4.3 x 2.5 x 1.7 in.
(109 x 63 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: BSI BSI CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 18.1 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.26 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
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: 4896 x 3672 (18.0 MP, 4:3) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (.ORF)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 7.5 11.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p15p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p/​120p)
320x240 (30p/​240p)
960x540 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (120p)
432x324 (240p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for High-Speed Movie and Time-Lapse Movie)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor ED VR, 12 elements in 10 groups Olympus lens; 11 elements in 10 groups with 3/6 aspherical and 3 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 550mm 25 - 600mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 99mm 4.5 - 108mm
Zoom Ratio: 22.00x 24.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.4 (wide) / f/6.3 (tele) - ??? f/3.0 or f/8.7 (wide) / f/6.9 or f/20 (tele) with ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
3 cm to Infinity
1.2 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 (2x Super Resolution Zoom)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF Contrast Detection; Face Detect AF, iESP Auto, Touch AF, AF Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: OLED 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 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 614,000 dots 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   125
ISO Settings: Fixed range auto (ISO 125-400, 125-800), ISO 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, High, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual Auto, Sunlight, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent 1, One-touch
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1500 - 4 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot (digital zoom 2X or more) Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Back Light, Beach, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset, 3D Photography Scene Modes: Portrait, ePortrait, Landscape, Interval Shooting, Sport, Iindoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Cuisine, Documents, Beach and Snow, Super Macro, Backlight HDR, Night Capture, Night+Portrait, Night Scene, Fireworks, Handheld Star Light, Live Composite Panorama; Photo Story; Art Filters: Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Fish Eye, Sparkle, Reflection, Fragmented
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off, Flash On, w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; Slow Syncro Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 4.4
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.0m (1ft. 8in. to 19ft.) [T]: 1.5 - 3.5 m (5 - 11 ft) ISO 3200: W: 0.1m - 8.3m; T: 0.4m - 3.6m
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:   UHS-I compliant
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW (.ORF)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) MOV/H.264 with stereo sound (AVI/Motion JPEG for High-Speed Movie and Time-Lapse Movie)
Included Memory: 23.0 MB 37.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi or RM-UC1 USB Remote Cable Release
Connections (extended): Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi, HDMI Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC Input), 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): 7.5 11.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5 16
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): 230 shots 380 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL12 Proprietary LI-92B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LI-92B 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 Olympus Viewer
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Vibration Reduction (VR), Built-in GPS, Built-in Wi-Fi, Full HD 1080p movies, 3" OLED monitor. Available in Black, Silver, or Red. Available in black or silver.