Nikon Coolpix S6600 launches: Packs in 16MP sensor, Wi-Fi and 12x zoom

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nikon-coolpix-s6600.jpgAnother new compact camera on the way from Nikon today in the shape of the Coolpix S6600.

Improving upon the design of its predeccssor, the S6500 released back in February, this latest model adds in an adjustable LCD screen, helping you snap a better shot, no matter what the angle.

There’s also now gesture controls added to the camera, allowing you to shoot stills and video and control zoom levels with a swipe of the hand when using self portrait mode.
nikon-coolpix-s6600-mid.jpgThose additions aside however, the core specs remain familiar. There’s a 16MP backlit CMOS sensor onboard, as well as built-in Wi-Fi and 12x optical zoom. 1080p video can be captured, alongside stereo audio.

Filters and effects can be added to pictures after they’re shot from within the camera too using Nikon’s Quick Effect mode. 30 different styles can be applied, alongside 18 scene shooting modes, an Easy Panorama function and blur and vibration reduction.

Launching in September and available in white, black, red and purple colours, expect to pay £199.99 when it hits UK stores.

Gerald Lynch