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Nikon Coolpix S6150 review

Touchscreen control and 7x zoom in a compact camera body

As part of our image quality testing for the Nikon Coolpix S6150, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Nikon Coolpix S6150 is capable of resolving up to around 20 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

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Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 100
Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso

Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 80
Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 80

ISO 80, score: 22 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 100
Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 100

ISO 100, score: 20 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 200
Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 200

ISO 200, score: 20x (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 400
Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 400

ISO 400, score: 20 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 800
Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 800

ISO 800, score: 18 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 1600
Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 1600

ISO 1600, score: 16 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 3200
Nikon coolpix s6150 resolution iso 3200

ISO 3200, score: 12 (see full image)

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them please click here to read the full article.

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
Flash Memory Capacity20 MB
Minimum Focus Distance30 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCCD
Total Camera Resolution16.4 Megapixel
Height58 mm
Width97.9 mm
Depth26.6 mm
Product SeriesS
Focal Length5 mm to 35 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsWAV
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.

Battery Life210 Shot
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
Display Resolution460000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone