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Nikon Coolpix S6150 review

Touchscreen control and 7x zoom in a compact camera body

Nikon coolpix s6150

The Coolpix S6150's Nikkor lens focuses down to 50cm, while the Macro close-up mode allows you to move as close as 3cm.

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Nikon coolpix s6150

Auto white balance is pretty reliable, although it has stripped some of the warmth from this scene. You'll still need to hit the presets for more consistent results.

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Nikon coolpix s6150

Fringing creeps in along high-contrast edges, such as on the window framework towards the edges of the frame.

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Nikon coolpix s6150

You can't change the metering pattern, but you can lock the exposure and focus together with a Touch AF/AE touchscreen option for more precise readings in tricky lighting.

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Nikon coolpix s6150

A fixed range auto ISO setting enables you to choose the automatic ISO adjustment from two ranges: ISO 80-400 or ISO 80-800. This means you can make the most of the lower sensitivities while still maintaining the flexibility that automatic selection offers.

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Nikon coolpix s6150

There's a typical range of post-shoot creative filters you can apply, including the familiar fisheye and miniature effects, as seen here.

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Wide/telephoto shots

Nikon coolpix s6150

Zoom at 5mm (28mm equivalent)

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Nikon coolpix s6150

Zoom at 35mm (196mm equivalent)

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
TouchscreenYes
Effective Camera Resolution16 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyCoolpix S
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom7x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameNikon
FeaturesContinuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsQuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)172 g
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height58 mm
Width97.9 mm
Depth26.6 mm
Product SeriesS
Focal Length5 mm to 35 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelS6150
Product NameCoolpix S6150 Compact Camera
Product LineCoolpix
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberVNA131E1
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Combining touch screen operation with cutting edge technology, the stylish COOLPIX S6150 offers intuitive operation and superb results. The NIKKOR wide-angle 7x zoom lens and 16 megapixel image sensor combine to deliver incredibly detailed photos that make great enlargements.

Package Contents
  • Coolpix S6150 Compact Camera
  • Camera Strap AN-CP19
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12
  • Charging AC Adapter EH-69P
  • USB Cable UC-E6
  • Audio Video Cable EG-CP16
  • Stylus TP-1
  • Software CD-ROM
Limited Warranty1 Year