Inputs and Outputs Notes
Overview: The Nikon Coolpix S6800 allows you to create
beautiful 16-megapixel photos and Full HD videos and instantly share them right from your
camera using the built-in Wi-Fi.
3.0" LCD Monitor: The Coolpix S6800
has a 3.0" TFT LCD monitor, featuring
approximately 460,000 dots, and an anti-reflection coating. The monitor has a
99% horizontal and vertical frame coverage for shooting and playback. You can
adjust the brightness of the monitor from -2 to +2.
Note: There is no separate viewfinder on the camera.
Image Sensor: The Coolpix S6800 features a
1/2.3" CMOS image sensor with a total pixel count of approximately 16.76-million pixels. The effective pixel count is 16.0-million.
Optics: The Coolpix S6800 uses a 12x NIKKOR
glass lens for superb image quality. The 4.5-54mm lens has an angle of view equivalent
to that of a 25-300mm lens in 35mm photography. Coupled with the 4x digital zoom, the
camera's total zoom capability is 48x. The angle of view is equivalent to that
of an approximately 1200mm lens (35mm format).
Built-in Wi-Fi: The camera has built-in Wi-Fi (compliant
with 802.11b/g/n) with a range of approximately 33 feet (10 meters), and a data rate of up
to 20 Mbps. The camera's Wi-Fi capability can be used with many iOS and Android
devices. The Wireless
Mobile Utility application must be installed on the device. When you are connected to a wireless LAN, you can take your photos
and videos and email them to friends, post them on Facebook, upload them to my Picturetown, or wirelessly transfer them to your laptop. Once you have backed up
your memory card contents to your computer, you can delete them and resume
shooting right away. You can also remotely release the camera shutter using your
Vibration Reduction: The Nikon
Coolpix S6800 offers Vibration Reduction (VR) to reduce blurring caused by
camera shake when shooting. The camera uses the lens-shift method of Vibration
Reduction for still pictures. When recording movies, the camera uses lens-shift
and Electronic Vibration Reduction.
Recording Media: The Coolpix S6800 uses SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards to record still images and HD movies. In addition, the
S6800 has a built-in
25MB internal memory for saving images.
File Formats: The Coolpix S6800 records still images in JPEG
format. HD and SD movies are recorded in MOV format (Video: H.264/MPEG-4; Audio:
stereo). You have a choice of eight still image size options and eight movie
- Still Images:
- 16M (high image quality): 4608 x 3456 (1:4
- 16M: 4608 x 3456 (1:8)
- 8M: 3264 x 2448 (1:8)
- 4M: 2272 x 1704 (1:8)
- 2M: 1600 x 1200 (1:8)
- VGA: 640 x 480 (1:8)
- 16:9 12M: 4608 x 2592 (1:8)
- 1:1: 3456 x 3456 (1:8)
- HD 1080/30p: 1920 x 1080
- HD 1080/30i 1920 x 1080
- HD 720/30p: 1280 x 720
- iFrame 720/30p: 1280 x 720
- VGA 480/30p: 640 x 480
- HS Movies:
- HS 480/4x: 640 x 480; 1/4x speed playback (record up
to 10 sec; playback 40 sec)
- HS 720/2x: 1280 x 720; 1/2x speed playback (record up
to 30 sec; playback 1 min)
- HS 1080/0.5x: 1920 x 1080; 2x speed playback (record up
to 2 min; playback 1 min)
Shooting Modes: You can choose one of the following shooting
- Auto Mode: A "point-and-shoot" mode with some user
adjustments to suit the shooting conditions and type of shot you want to
- Scene Auto Selector: The camera automatically selects
the optimum scene mode when you frame an image. The camera selects from:
Portrait (close up of one or two people), Portrait (three or more people),
Landscape, Night Portrait (one or two people), Night Portrait (three or more
people), Night Landscape, Close-up, Backlighting (for subjects other than
people), Backlighting (for taking portraits of people), and Other Scenes.
- Scene Mode: You can manually select a scene mode with
settings optimized for the shooting situation: Portrait, Landscape, Sports,
Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night
Landscape, Close Up, Food, Museum, Fireworks Show, Black & White Copy,
Backlighting, Easy Panorama, and Pet Portrait.
- Special Effects Mode: You can choose from the following
six effects: Soft, Nostalgic Sepia, High-contrast Monochrome, High Key, Low
Key, Selective Color, Pop, Super Vivid, Painting, Toy Camera Effects 1 & 2,
Cross Process, and Mirror.
- Smart Portrait: When the camera detects a smiling face,
you can take a picture automatically without pressing the shutter-release
button (smile timer). The Skin Softening option can smooth the skin tones in
Self-timer: The camera is equipped with a 10-second
self-timer for self-portraits
or a 2-second to prevent camera shake caused by pressing the shutter release
Flash: The built-in flash has a range of
1'-8" to 9'-2" (Wide angle) and 1'-8" to 4'-11" (Telephoto). You can choose from the following flash modes:
Auto, Auto (with Red-eye reduction), Fill Flash, Slow Sync, and Off.
Playback Menu: You can view photos one at a
time in full frame, or in a Thumbnail Playback of 4, 9, or 16 images. You can
also zoom in to magnify a single image up to 10x. When playing back movies, you
can pause/resume, rewind/advance, and adjust volume. Other playback menu options
include: Quick Retouch, D-Lighting, Red-eye Correction, Glamour Retouch, Print Order, Slide Show, Protect,
Rotate Image, Small Picture, Voice Memo, and Copy (between internal
memory and memory card), Sequence Play options, Choose Key picture, Favorite
Pictures, and Remove from Favorites.
Power Requirements: The Coolpix S6800 is powered by the
supplied EN-EL19 rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery (3.7V, 700mAh, 2.6Wh). The battery is charged in
the camera using the supplied EH-71P AC adapter and UC-E21 USB cable. The
supplied rechargeable battery will last up to approximately 170 shots or 35
minutes of HD movie recording on one charge. A fully-exhausted battery charges
in about 1 hour 50 minutes using the AC adapter and 3 hours when charging
while connected to a computer.
Power Saving Function: When the camera is operated on battery power,
after several minutes of no operations,
the monitor turns off and the camera enters the Standby mode. The Auto Off mode
can be set to 30 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes, or 30 minutes.
Inputs and Outputs Notes
HDMI: The Coolpix S6800 has a micro-HDMI (Type D) output for
connecting the camera to an HDTV for still image and movie playback. The image
resolution of the HDMI output can be set to Auto, 480p, 720p, or 1080i.
Digital I/O Terminal: The camera features a Micro USB jack for connecting the supplied USB cable. This output allows you
to download your photos to your computer or printer via USB using the supplied
USB cable. The USB interface is USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible.
ViewNX 2: The Coolpix S6800 does not include software for
organizing your photos. Nikon's ViewNX 2 software can be downloaded from the
- ViewNX 2: The software includes the following
- Nikon Transfer 2: to transfer pictures from the
camera to the computer
- ViewNX 2: for viewing your images and movies on the
- Nikon Movie Editor: for basic editing of
System Requirements: The ViewNX 2 software will work with
the following operating systems:
- Windows: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows
- Mac: OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8