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Nikon COOLPIX S6100 16 MP Digital Camera with 7x NIKKOR Wide-Angle Optical Zoom Lens and 3-Inch Touch-Panel LCD... by Review Summary ,  Aug 3, 2015

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Nikon COOLPIX S6100 16 MP Digital Camera with 7x NIKKOR Wide-Angle Optical Zoom Lens and 3-Inch Touch-Panel LCD...
Report Date: 10/29/2015
Based on 244 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 3.6
Returned or considering to return: 4.9%

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Individual Feature Rating
Price5.0   above average
Size5.0   above average
Video4.7   above average
Zoom4.6   above average
Photo4.3   average
Quality4.3   average
Light4.1   average
Screen3.6   average
Image3.5   below average
Focus2.8   below average
Battery2.2   mediocre
Lens1.9   mediocre


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Battery

Battery:
"Went on vacation and found that the battery failed after only half a day of picture-taking."
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"Now I am in Canada without a warranty and without a camera unless I either pay for a new battery or who knows what it wrong with it."
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"After obtaining a second battery (one from a friend's same model camera) I verified that the battery must be the problem as the friend's battery powered on the camera and charged."
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"Upon calling them I was instructed to send the camera in alone (and pay for shipping out of pocket), without the battery or any accessories (they failed to inform me then that the battery was not included in the warranty)."
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"Very good indeed but the battery just discharge whithin a few days without using... so you have to set it up again all the time..."
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"Great Camera - easy to use and battery last long time."
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"It does come with a rechargeable battery and charger that holds up pretty good."
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"Long battery life, excellent lens & mirrors, all produce quality pictures."
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"I've been using a Kodak 3.1 mpix from 1999 that still will take really crisp, beautiful pictures but, tiny screen and drills batteries."
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Charging

Charging:
"This camera did not come with the original charger and I have not been able to find a charger for it so I have not used it."
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"It sat in box off fully charged for ONLY TWO weeks....When we went to use it, it was so dead it would not take a charge."
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"The battery is always dead no matter how long you charge it."
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"I buy this camera 11 months ago don't hold battery charging this camera is a piece of junk we lost to take pictures and recorder my kids in the school now I have the last days of the school again and not working anymore!"
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"Unfortunately, I am now unable to charge or power on the camera."
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"It does come with a rechargeable battery and charger that holds up pretty good."
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"The camera was dead so no problem we got the charger out and low and behold nothing, nada."
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"The bettery life is great, it didn't say to charge it right away so I didn't (i may have missed it in the user guide), it didn't last very long at first, but after the first full charge it has been going for a while, flash and all."
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"This is great for charging extra batteries and doesn't require any additional ridiculous cord."
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Flash

Flash:
"This camera is great, the only reason I give it a 4 star is the flash could be quicker and it is not great with movement, but it's a great camera otherwise! "
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"I know in many of the situations, the problem could have been easily fixed with a flash, but the camera wouldn't allow it to be turned on."
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"Very good generaly speaking, but the flash stopped working a short time after receiving it, and that surprised me, the camera being a Nikon."
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"Pretty cam, color so beautiful, the quality of image it's perfect, all the function working justfine, the flash it's really agressive but work, really great zoom, It offers the quality of a great camera in a small format."
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"Has a pretty strong flash, it doesn't wash out the pictures at all."
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"I know in many of the situations, the problem could have been easily fixed with a flash, but the camera wouldn't allow it to be turned on."
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"The focus metering blew me away and the flash was amazing."
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Focus

Focus:
"Very hard to focus get a clear picture."
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"It won't focus and I got a lens error message eventually."
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"It fails to focus."
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"It will automatically focus in on faces and there has been no red eye challenges, etc."
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"Any zoom, and I mean ANY zoom, would make the camera unable to focus."
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"- Slow, terrible autofocus, slow thinking camera, 50% of photos are out of focus or missed moments."
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"Very hard to focus get a clear picture."
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"A little trouble with the focus at first, but its working great now."
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"I'm pretty certain that the camera was having a hard time focusing because of the lighting in that instance."
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"this camera is a great comapact camera cause of the way it focuses, it is straight foward focusing on people and the touch screen is actually pretty good as well."
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Image

Image:
"Many of our vacation pictures came out blurred, and I missed a lot of photo opportunities because I could not get the camera to focus in time to get the shot IF it focused at all."
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"It fails to take pictures when I'm ready to shoot, even after 3 presses of the button, resulting in moment over disappointing images."
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"The camera focuses on random different things through out the room and takes a horrible blurry photo."
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"The main problem comes when using the auto image function."
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"Another problem I have with this particular camera is the fact that despite image stabilization you get blurry photos in adequate lighting situations."
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"touch screen is most irritating thing to change image options."
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"I love the Coolpix series, every model I've sampled (through friends) has produced pleasing images."
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"I am keeping photo albums for my grandchildren and am able to zoom and crop easily for printing."
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"I'm certainly not a professional photographer but the pics on this camera are great quality."
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"Easy to use, easy to download and the photos while not professional quality are good enough for the family photo album, website, or research subjects."
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"Pretty cam, color so beautiful, the quality of image it's perfect, all the function working justfine, the flash it's really agressive but work, really great zoom, It offers the quality of a great camera in a small format."
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Lens

Lens:
"I'm replacing it with a new camera since I've damaged the lens over time and now I know to watch that."
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"4 weeks from the time I first started using it the camera died with an incurable Lens Error message."
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"However, the lens started making funny noises and is now broken."
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"It won't focus and I got a lens error message eventually."
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"Automatic lens cover is junk."
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"My camera recently broke (the lens stopped opening and closing) I contacted Amazon and they told me there is nothing they can do, it is past my time allowed for returns."
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"Long battery life, excellent lens & mirrors, all produce quality pictures."
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"This would be a good point and shoot if the lens cover and zoom mechanism weren't so fragile."
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"The zoom lense on this camera is extra sharp and the features are so easy to use."
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"But, the simple plug-in to recharge the battery, the increased zoom and wide-angle lens are great new additions (for me) that make it worth the trade-off."
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"The camera takes good pictures, and the lens quality is great."
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Light

Light:
"Bought this for office use - very light use and broke within 6 months for no reason - It just won't turn on."
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"- low light photogprahy is non-existant, noise is unbearable!"
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"This camera took great pictures in daylight, but in low light situations this camera failed miserably."
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"Light weight, easy to use, great features"
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"takes good pictures in bright light."
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"The large LCD screen is easy to see, even in fairly bright light, and the on-screen menu displays are readily visible when activated."
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":-) I've now used it in and out of doors and in low and high light situations and been pleased with the results every time."
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"nice and excellente price, good color, light, I love my camara."
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Photo

Photo:
"I enjoy taking wild life photo's, so, this got to be a frustration."
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"For someone like me who likes to catch natural photos of people and life in action, I would not recommend this camera."
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"Most of my pictures are blurry and it upsets me that I cannot get decent photos at celebrations that are often at night and in artificial lighting."
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"- Slow, terrible autofocus, slow thinking camera, 50% of photos are out of focus or missed moments."
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"I don't like the touchscreen menus and HATE the touch scrolling to view photos!"
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"Takes wonderful photos."
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"Easy to use and has lots of settings to make you photos turn out great."
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"I love the touch screen and the photos I am able to capture."
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"Easy to use, easy to download and the photos while not professional quality are good enough for the family photo album, website, or research subjects."
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"I enjoy taking wild life photo's, so, this got to be a frustration."
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Price

Price:
"Very good Buy...It worth the price.."
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"Nice Camera for the low price."
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"For this price, I was a great deal."
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"For the price, this is a great camera."
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"It is the best for the price available."
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Quality

Quality:
"Pictures inside are also not of the best quality."
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"I am very upset with the quality of the camera since Nikon use to be the top of the line in cameras so I did not mind paying a little more for it but I think that I will go back to the under $100.00 models and if they only last a year so be it I am not out a bunch of money."
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"Would not recommend purchasing if you are looking for high quality pictures."
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"Basically they built a crappy quality camera and don't stand behind it."
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"The camera looks cool, is easy to care, and has a touch screen, but the picture quality is not near as good on this camera as it is on the S6000."
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"The quality is terrible."
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"I'm certainly not a professional photographer but the pics on this camera are great quality."
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"Easy to use, easy to download and the photos while not professional quality are good enough for the family photo album, website, or research subjects."
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"Pretty cam, color so beautiful, the quality of image it's perfect, all the function working justfine, the flash it's really agressive but work, really great zoom, It offers the quality of a great camera in a small format."
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"Long battery life, excellent lens & mirrors, all produce quality pictures."
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Screen

Screen:
"The camera, when returned, was badly packaged, the box was damaged and the touch panel covering the screen now has a bubble in it."
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"The camera looks cool, is easy to care, and has a touch screen, but the picture quality is not near as good on this camera as it is on the S6000."
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"The touch screen picture viewing is not user friendly and does not work consistently."
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"The biggest problem I have with it is the touch screen."
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"The only downsides I could find are the touch screen and that you can not practically do any manual correction to the settings."
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"The touch screen was somewhat unresponsive or, on the opposite end of the spectrum, too responsive and would take pictures when I didn't want it to or would go all over the place."
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"I love the touch screen and the photos I am able to capture."
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"The touch screen is one of the best things about this camera."
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"The pictures are fantastically clear and I really like the touch screen."
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"Takes good video and the display on the back is pretty clear especially being a big screen for such a small camera."
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"The touch screen is easy to use but in some cases is too easy as a double tap causes the camera to actually take a picture."
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Size

Size:
"It is a nice size & looks cool, but id rather use my phone."
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"Takes good video and the display on the back is pretty clear especially being a big screen for such a small camera."
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"Pretty cam, color so beautiful, the quality of image it's perfect, all the function working justfine, the flash it's really agressive but work, really great zoom, It offers the quality of a great camera in a small format."
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"I loved the display, ease of use, and compact size, but I am not impressed with its performance."
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"Would recomend to anyone looking for a easy small camera with lots of features at a good price."
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Video

Video:
"It makes it one video when you upload it, but could be confusing if you don't figure it out quick."
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"it is perfect for recording video for my youtube channel Pipstin."
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"It took very good pictures and decent video while it lasted but I'm not going to spend as much on a new camera and will definitely not get a Nikon."
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"Takes good video and the display on the back is pretty clear especially being a big screen for such a small camera."
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"The video is also quite good."
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"The videos are also very good, with good resolution and sound"
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Zoom

Zoom:
"Any zoom, and I mean ANY zoom, would make the camera unable to focus."
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"I am keeping photo albums for my grandchildren and am able to zoom and crop easily for printing."
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"It has good zoom and the pictures come out pretty well."
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"It takes beautiful pictures, the zoom is extremely good for a P&S, and this camera has held up so well."
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"It has a descent zoom and pretty good wide angel for scenic shots."
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"Pretty cam, color so beautiful, the quality of image it's perfect, all the function working justfine, the flash it's really agressive but work, really great zoom, It offers the quality of a great camera in a small format."
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