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Nikon COOLPIX S6200 16 MP Digital Camera with 10x Optical Zoom NIKKOR ED Glass Lens and HD 720p Video (Red)

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  • 16 megapixel CCD sensor 10x optical zoom lens (35mm equiv: 25-250mm) Lens-shift VR (Vibration Reduction) ISO 80 - 3200 Best Shot Selector (BSS) 2.7 inch LCD monitor with Nikon's Clear Color Display technology
  • 720p HD movie recording with stereo sound, optical zoom and autofocus Quick response Special effects and filters Smart portrait system Smile Timer Blink Proof In-camera Red-eye Fix 18 scene modes Scene Auto Selector
  • What's Included Nikon Coolpix S6200 16.0-Megapixel Digital Camera Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (EN-EL12) AC adapter/charger (EH-69P) USB cable (UC-E6), A/V cable (EG-CP16) Strap (AN-CP19), Nikon View NX2 CD-ROM Owner's manual
  • Specifications Warranty Terms - Parts: 1 year limited Warranty Terms - Labor: 1 year limited Height: 2.3 inches Depth: 1 inches Weight: 6 ounce
  • 10x optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens in a compact body design
  • 16 effective megapixel CCD sensor and VR image stabilization for sharp, clear stills and movies
  • One-touch HD (720p) movie recording with optical zoom and stereo sound (HDMI mini connector equipped)
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Technical Details

Color: Red
  • Brand Name: Nikon
  • Model: 26275
  • Optical Sensor Resolution: 16 MP
  • Optical Sensor Technology: CCD
  • Optical zoom: 10 x
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Optical Zoom 10 multiplier x 12 multiplier x 10 multiplier x 12 multiplier x
Viewfinder None None None None
Max Resolution 16 megapixels 16.2 megapixels 16 megapixels 16 megapixels
Video Capture Resolution 1280 x 720p (30fps), 640 x 480 (30fps) 1920 x 1080 (30fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 480fps (176 x 128), 240fps (384 x 288) 1920 x 1080 (30fps), 1280 x 720p (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30fps) 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Image Stabilization Optical Optical Sensor-shift Optical
Battery Description Nikon EN-EL12 Lithium-Ion battery Lithium-Ion SLB-10A rechargeable battery & charger Nikon EN-EL12 Lithium-Ion battery Nikon EN-EL19 Lithium-Ion & charger included
Display Size 2.7 inches 3 inches 2.7 inches 3 inches
Dimensions 2.28 inches x 3.66 inches x 1.02 inches 2.3 inches x 1.1 inches x 3.8 inches 2.28 inches x 3.7 inches x 1.02 inches 2.28 inches x 3.74 inches x 1.06 inches
Optical Sensor Resolution 16 megapixels 16 megapixels 16 megapixels 16 megapixels
Optical Sensor Technology CCD CMOS CMOS CMOS
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Product Details

Color: Red
  • Product Dimensions: 3.7 x 1 x 2.3 inches ; 5.6 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Item model number: 26275
  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,603 in Camera & Photo (See Top 100 in Camera & Photo)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: August 1, 2011

Product Description

Color: Red

Product Description

16.0-megapixel, 1/2.3" CCD sensor. Captures high-resolution images up to 4608 x 3456 pixels. 10x optical/up to 4x digital/up to 40x total zoom. Through a NIKKOR ED glass lens with 8 elements in 8 groups for precise zooming and accuracy. 2.7" TFT-LCD display. With Clear Color technology, 230K dots and approximately 98% horizontal and vertical coverage in shooting mode. Antireflective coating allows clear viewing in bright light. One-touch high-definition movie recording Lets you easily capture stunning footage with up to 1280 x 720p resolution at 30 fps with stereo sound. EXPEED C2 image processing engine. 4-way VR (Vibration-Reduction) image stabilization system. With optical VR, motion detection, BSS (Best Shot Selector) and ISO up to 3200 helps minimize the effects of camera shake to ensure sharp, clear images. Scene Auto Selector. Scene modes include backlight, beach, black-and-white copy, close-up, dusk/dawn, fireworks show, food, landscape, museum and more. Continuous shooting. Lets you shoot up to 6 shots at up to 1.2 fps, so you can easily capture fast-moving action. Panorama Assist helps you photograph expansive vistas. Smart portrait system makes it easy to take stunning photos of loved ones. Auto and manual white balance control. Along with cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent and incandescent presets help achieve natural color reproduction. Built-in auto flash. Creates optimal lighting for crisp photos. Along with crop, D-lighting, filter effects, quick retouch, skin softening and small picture in-camera editing help you get creative with your images. Contrast-detect TTL (through-the-lens) autofocus With center, face-priority and subject area selection, as well as automatic 9-area selection and manual 99-area focus, for crisp images.

From the Manufacturer

The Nikon COOLPIX S6200

Among the slimmest 10x zoom compact cameras available today, the Nikon COOLPIX S6200 will amaze you with versatility, image quality and style. Your on-the-go moments with family and friends will be saved in an instant as high-resolution, 16.0-MP photos and HD (720p) movies with stereo sound. Touch a button and shoot frame after frame—whether near or far—with a powerful10x optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens. Then add creative special effects using in-camera features and watch your viewers marvel at your photos on the S6200's large 2.7-inch display or when connected to an HDTV.

10x optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens

Big reach in a small package

10x zoom in an ultra compact design

The S6200 goes everywhere to capture the moments of your life—a child's first smile or a beautiful sunset over the mountains. Despite its slim profile (approximately 1-inch thin), the S6200 boasts a powerful 10x optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens with a highly versatile zoom range. Capture stunning close-up portraits one moment, then zoom in even further to make an HD (720p) movie of your kids passing by in the Main Street parade. Carry the S6200 wherever you go and bring the smiles closer.

16.0-megapixel CCD image sensor

Brilliantly record every moment

Stunning detail and sharpness

See life differently with the S6200's advanced EXPEED C2 image processing capability. Zoom in and rest assured that its 16.0-megapixel CCD image sensor has clearly captured every freckle on your child's face. And with precision NIKKOR optics and VR image stabilization, even shots you take while chasing after your toddler will be priceless. You're on the run grabbing all those special moments, and the S6200 will keep up. Family memories last a lifetime if you trust them to Nikon.

HD (720p) movies with stereo sound

Put memories in motion

HD (720p) movies with stereo sound

If you haven't been saving memories with movies, get started now with the S6200. With a single touch of a button, you'll capture every sight and sound of a baby's first steps, a bride's first kiss or the laughter over a friend's most embarrassing moment in HD (720p) with stereo sound. The S6200's powerful 10x zoom lets you bring the action closer for dramatic close-ups. Then plug the mini HDMI connector into an HDTV and easily share those moments. It's your life—start putting memories in motion.

One-touch selectable shooting effects

Add your creative touch

One-touch selectable shooting effects

It's easy to add pizzazz to your photos and movies. Touch a button and get creative by shooting in black and white, a soft sepia for a nostalgic mood, high key or even low key. The S6200 does all the work, so you don't have to spend any time using special processing software later on. And you'll love incorporating filter effects such as fisheye, soft focus or even miniaturization. Unleash your creative side and experiment with all the creative tools the S6200 offers. Start spicing up your world.

Innovative scene modes

Un-complicate your life

Convenient features for optimal shooting

Your life is complicated; your camera shouldn't be. With the S6200, just point and shoot to capture the smiles—near and far. With the help of 18 scene modes, including Auto Scene Selector and Nikon's amazing Smart Portrait System, you'll never have to guess how to configure the camera to an environment. Just aim on a grin and the S6200 does all the work for you. It automatically sets the optimum Scene Mode, finds and focuses on the face, fixes red eye and even warns you if your subject blinks! The S6200 keeps photography fun, easy and enjoyable.

Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization

Steady even when you’re not

The S6200's Vibration Reduction (VR) Image Stabilization features automatically reduce the streaky images associated with shaky cameras.

Best Shot Selector

Strength in numbers

You'll always get a great shot with Nikon's Best Shot Selector. Press the shutter once, and the S6200 takes up to ten shots and then selects and saves only the sharpest image.

Customer Reviews

Takes great pictures with clarity and professional quality.
David F. Butler
There's a slight delay between the time you press the button and the time the photo is actually taken, another major problem if kids or animals are your subjects.
Snappy mom
When the lighting is a little off, the picture comes out blurry.

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

193 of 196 people found the following review helpful By inabon on November 28, 2011
Color Name: Black Verified Purchase
Background: Hobbyist photographer, other cameras are a Nikon D300 and a Nikon D40 with a plethora of lenses. Main purpose for buying this P&S is for lightweight travel and taking it to restaurants, etc w/o the bulkiness of a DSLR, and a camera that I could hand to someone else to take a photo of me + family, you cant do that with a DSLR.

I took this camera on a 10 day road trip to Disneyland and San Diego, I took several hundreds pictures with it and something like 30 videos so my review is based on this experience.


- size. its small enough to carry with you yet beefy enough to use with big hands, as far as P&S go, this is a great size, in comparison, the new Canons are just too small for big hands.
- fast autofocus (instant when outdoors).
- scenes work (but read cons).
- battery life for photo taking is not horrible.


- absolutely horrible battery life when taking video. If you take three five minute videos, prepare to not have a full day of battery, taking video EATS the battery.
- scene mode: They take too long to select and you cant change the ISO on them, which means you'll get grainy pictures.
- flash: it really is too underpowered, you cant take a family photo 4 feet from the camera at night, true, you can fix it later, but, still, flash could be WAY better.
- 16M photo size: When using this size, the write speed to the card is horrendous, almost unusable for some of us (even with top of the line sd cards), my recommendation, use the 12M setting, the size is big enough for big prints and you get good write speeds.
- charging trough USB. I prefer taking out a battery than removing a rubber gasket to connect a usb cable., however, it charges pretty fast.
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90 of 94 people found the following review helpful By DrBob on November 25, 2011
Color Name: Silver Verified Purchase
This camera satisfies all of the criteria that might be applied to a small, versatile and relatively inexpensive point and shoot camera.
> excellent exposure under most conditions, color balance very good
> works well in low light without flash
> fast focus, reasonably quick recycle time
> excellent menu, limited of course by lack of manual controls
> excellent battery life
> nice wide angle lens with good zoom range, useful for both party and travel scenarios.

Suggest purchase of external charger and second battery since included charger only works with the battery in the camera.

I am very happy with this camera. It is better than several higher-end cameras I've owned due to their exposure, focusing or low-light problems, none of which are a problem in this camera. I would suggest this camera to a friend.
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27 of 28 people found the following review helpful By M. Robertson on December 7, 2011
Color Name: Black Verified Purchase
Recently used my new Nikon COOLPIX S6200 for our family Thanksgiving/Christmas get together and was very pleased. The pictures are vibrant in color and are amazing in quality. The zoom works well and I was amazed at the way I could include a large area and group in one scene and it still have such good detail quality. It does have a slight hesitation before the picture actually snaps which caused me to miss some great shots of my little grandchild, but I'm still learning how to use it. Overall, I love the compact size of the camera, and the quality of the pictures, and am sure I will love it even more as I learn how to use it better. Thanks to Amazon for your great service again!
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Snappy mom on December 25, 2011
Color Name: Black
I'm writing from the perspective of a working mom with school-age kids in sports and band. I received this camera as a gift, and have been testing it all day. I wanted a new camera with a better zoom than my Elph, which is now around 5 years old. At this point, I do not perceive a major difference.
* I keep recording video accidentally due to the button's location in the upper right corner of the back of the camera, where I often place a finger to stabilize things. This is a major problem.
* There's a slight delay between the time you press the button and the time the photo is actually taken, another major problem if kids or animals are your subjects. I'd be more positive about this if the reason for the delay was better focus but...
* The focus in general seems tricky, and no more reliable than my old Elph.
* The zoom is stronger, but once again, focus is a problem.
* The "night" camera option is not much better than my Elph's regular abilities.
* The camera's beeps are loud - everyone around you will know when you turn it on and when you delete photos.
* Which reminds me, the on button is very small! Not sure how this would work for someone with big hands.
* Definitely purchase a second charger and battery. Otherwise, you'll need to plug in the camera like you plug in your phone.
* The camera itself is rather large, as large as my old camera, which makes sense given the longer lens, except that longer lens does not seem to produce better results. Will not save space in my purse.
At this point, I kind of get the feeling that the new camera has a lot of bells and whistles (the sepia option is one thing I really like), but is not much better in performance than my old camera. It may be that if you are looking for a better camera, you need to consider an SLR. Or it may be that this was meant for folks who don't already own an Elph or something comparable.
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