- Focal Length: 25 - 200 mm
- Resolution: 20.1 MP
- Screen size: 2.7 inches
- Sensor type: CCD
- Optical Zoom: 8x
- Digital Zoom: 4x
- Type: Point & Shoot
- Battery Type: Li-ion
- LCD Info Display: TFT LCD with Anti-reflection Coating
Nikon Coolpix S3600: Featuring a 20MP Image Sensor and 7 White Balance Presets
Nikon has introduced the Coolpix S3600, an affordable compact with several high-end attributes to show for. The Coolpix S3600 is now available for purchase across the leading online retail stores and here is how the specs sheet associated with the same looks like in detail:
The Coolpix S3600 boasts of a 20MP image sensor. In terms of image resolution, the Coolpix S3600 supports 5152x3864 pixels. The featured CCD image sensor measures 6.17x4.55mm in terms of dimensions and offers a 1/ 2.3 inch layout. Other denominations are also supported by this compact besides the extensive ISO sensitivity range of 80-1600. The upper ISO limit can be extended up to 3200 in the auto mode, mainly for the low-light shooting conditions. 7 white balance presets are featured in addition to the optical image stabilization, facilitating high-end clicks. Uncompressed or RAW format isn’t supported by this camera.
Focus and Optics
The Coolpix S3600 features an equivalent focal range of 25-200mm. In terms of optical zoom, the Coolpix S3600 supports up to 8X. The featured lens aperture for the same is F3.7-F6.6. Multiple autofocus modes are featured in contrast detect, multi-area, single and many more. Digital zooming limit for the same is 4X. Manual focus isn’t supported by this camera. Normal focus range on offer is 50cm besides the macro focus range of 2cm.
The Coolpix S3600 boasts of a fixed screen measuring 2.7 inches. In terms of resolution, the Coolpix S3600 offers 230K dots. Touch support isn’t available for this TFT LCD panel. Other notable spec is the anti-reflection coating paired along with Live View. The Coolpix S3600 however misses out on a viewfinder.
Photography and Videography
The Coolpix S3600 offers a shutter speed range of 4-1/1500 sec. Subject modes are included with this camera in addition to the built-in flash support. The flash range for the same is 3.50mm. Burst shooting is allowed at 1.1 frames per second. 3 metering modes are supported in multi, spot and center-weighted. A self-timer is also included with a range of 2-10 sec. Exposure compensation mode is also supported by this promising compact. 18 scene modes are supported besides the Hybrid VR spec.
In terms of video recording, the Coolpix S3600 can capture HD or 720p movies at 30 frames per second. The 25fps mode for the same is also available. VGA recording is also allowed at 25fps. Mono speaker and Mono microphone are included for an immersive experience.
Connectivity and Storage
The Coolpix S3600 supports USB 2.0, facilitating faster file transfers at 480Mbit/sec. Built-in GPS and HDMI output are excluded. In terms of storage, this camera supports SD, SDHC and SDXC digital cards.
Build and Battery
The Coolpix S3600 weighs 125g, inclusive of the battery. In terms of dimensions, the Coolpix S3600 measures 97mmx58mx20mm. Powering this gadget is a Li-Ion EN-EL19 battery unit that is rechargeable in nature. The supplied battery unit supports up to 230 shots on a single charge.