Refurbished

Nikon Nikon Coolpix S9500 Digital Camera, 18.1 Megapixel, Black - Refurbished by Nikon U.S.A.

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About Nikon S9500

Meet your new favorite travel companion, the Nikon ultra-slim, fully connected COOLPIX S9500. With the versatility of a 22x zoom super-telephoto lens, the superb image quality of an 18.1-megapixel low-light CMOS sensor and the extreme convenience of built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, capturing and sharing the sights and sounds of your trip has never been easier. Shoot a stunning panorama landscape, then instantly share it along with the exact location it was shot to your compatible smartphone or tablet. When you get home, explore your photos and videos on an interactive map and relive the adventure step by step, shot after shot.

Every COOLPIX is designed around a genuine NIKKOR glass lens, the legendary optics that have made Nikon famous. The COOLPIX S9500 features a 22x zoom NIKKOR lens that takes you from wide-angle group shots to telephoto close-ups in an instant. And don't worry about a little camera shake; lens-shift Vibration Reduction helps keep the shot steady even when your hands are not.

The COOLPIX S9500 makes it easier than ever to share beautiful views of your world. Take a great shot and instantly send it to your compatible smartphone, tablet, or any compatible Wi-Fi device. Then use your smart device to email it, text it, or upload it to your favorite social networking or photo album sites share it the same way you normally share online. Your friends and family will be amazed by the shots you share!

Relive the excitement of your travels in a wh ole new way. The COOLPIX S9500 records the exact location of each shot you take, so you can follow the path of your adventure and every stunning view along the way! Share your photo journeys on Google Earth, Google+ and other social media sites, or with the included Nikon View NX2 software. Built-in mapping and Electronic Compass also helps you navigate unfamiliar destinations, and Points of Interest (POI) show you nearby photo-ops like scenic lookouts and historic landmarks. The COOLPIX S9500 is the ultimate travel companion!

One reason why the Nikon S9500 is popular is because of its Good image quality

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Good image quality (6),Zoom range/performance (6),Compact (5),Easy to use (4),Fast / accurate auto-focus (4),Image stabilization (3),Large clear LCD (3)
Cons:
No viewfinder (3)
Best Uses:
Travel (6),Landscape/scenery (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (3)

Nikon S9500 Features

  • Superior low-light performance: High-performance CMOS image sensor lets you shoot without a flash.
  • Turn some heads: Form and function can play nicely together, and the COOLPIX S9500 is proof. Ultra-thin and lightweight, it fits comfortably in your pocket or purse.
  • Enjoy the view: Compose, review and share your photos and Full HD videos on a vibrant, high-resolution 3.0-inch 614,000-dot OLED display.
  • Dazzle with every shot: Create truly exceptional photos and Full HD videos in nearly any light. An 18.1-megapixel CMOS low-light image sensor delivers superior image quality, versatility and low-light performance.
  • Incredible panoramas made easy: Faced with an amazing panoramic view? Simply turn on Easy Panorama mode and start panning the camera. The COOLPIX S9500 will automatically record a series of shots and then stitch them together into one incredible, seamless panoramic photo.
  • Flatter your friends and family: Create beautiful photos of the people you care about. Smart Portrait System activates several features ideal for portraits, like Face Priority AF, Skin Softening, Blink Warning and more.

Nikon S9500 Specifications

Type
Compact Digital Camera
Effective Pixels
18.1 million
Image Sensor
CMOS
Sensor Size
1/2.3"
Total Pixels
18.91 million (approx.)
Lens
22x optical Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens
Lens Focal Length
4.5-99.0mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-550mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Lens f/-number
f/3.4-6.3
Lens Construction
12 elements in 10 groups
Lens Zoom
22x
Digital Zoom
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2,200mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration Reduction
Lens-shift and Electronic VR (still pictures)
Lens-shift VR (movies)
Motion Blur Reduction
Motion Detection (still pictures)
Autofocus (AF)
Contrast-detect AF
Autofocus (AF) Focus-area Selection
Center
Face priority
Manual with 99 focus areas
Subject tracking
Target Finding AF
Focus Range
[W]: Approx. 1 ft. 8 in. (50 cm.) to infinity
[T]: Approx. 5 ft. (1.5 m.) to infinity
Macro close-up mode: Approx. 0.4 in. (1 cm.) to infinity
Focus Lock
Yes
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
99 area manual selection
Monitor Size
3.0 in. diagonal
Monitor Type
OLED with 5-level brightness adjustment
Monitor Resolution
614,000-dots
Monitor Frame Coverage (shooting mode)
98% horizontal (Approx.)
98% vertical (Approx.)
Monitor Frame Coverage (playback mode)
100% horizontal (Approx.)
100% vertical (Approx.)
Storage Media
SD memory card
SDHC memory card
SDXC memory card
Internal Memory
Approx. 23MB
Storage File System
DCF
EXIF 2.3
DPOF and MPF compliant
Storage File Formats
Still pictures: JPEG
Audio files: WAV
Movies: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo)
3D pictures: MPO
Movie
Full HD: 1920x1080p / 30fps
HD: 1280x720p / 30fps
HS 1920x1080 / 15fps
HS 1280x720 / 60fps

40x480 / 120fps
HS 320x240 / 240fps
iFrame 540: 960x540 / 30fps
Movie file format: MPEG-4 AVC H.264
VGA: 640x480
QVGA (320×240)
Voice Memo Function
Yes
Image Size (pixels)
4896 x 3672
ISO Sensitivity
ISO 125-1600
Fixed range auto (ISO 125-400, 125-800)
Lowest ISO Sensitivity
125
Highest ISO Sensitivity
3200
Exposure Metering
Matrix
Center-weighted
Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Exposure Control
Programmed auto exposure
Exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV
Exposure Modes
Programmed Auto
Scene Modes
Back Light
Beach
Close Up
Dusk/Dawn
Easy Panorama
Fireworks Show
Food
Landscape
Museum
Night Landscape
Night Portrait
Party/Indoor
Pet Portrait
Portrait
Scene Auto Selector
Snow
Sports
Sunset
3D Photography
In-Camera Image Editing
Crop
D-Lighting
Glamour Retouch
Movie Footage Trim
Quick Effects
Quick retouch
Small Picture
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 EV in steps of 1/3
White Balance
Auto
Cloudy
Daylight
Flash
Fluorescent
Incandescent
Preset Manual
Shutter
Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter Speed
1/1500-1 sec.
4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
1/4000- 1/120 s (Continuous H: 120 fps)
1/4000- 1/60 s (Continuous H: 60 fps)
Continuous Shooting at Full Res
Up to 5 shots at approx. 7.5 frames per second
Continuous Shooting Options
Best Shot Selector
Continuous H
Continuous H 60
Continuous H 120
Continuous L
Multi-shot 16
Pre-shooting cache
Single
Aperture
Electronically controlled ND filter (-2.0 AV) insertion
Self-timer
Can be selected from 10 or 2 seconds duration
Built-in flash Range
[W]: 0.5 to 6.0m (1ft. 8in. to 19ft.)
[T]: 1.5 - 3.5 m (5 - 11 ft)
Built-in Flash Control
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Built-in Flash
Yes
Interface
Hi-speed USB
Interface Data Transfer Protocol
MTP
PTP
Video Output
NTSC
PAL
HDMI Output
HDMI Output Can be selected from:
Auto
480p
720p
1080i
I/O Terminal
Audio/video (A/V) output
Digital I/O (USB)
Wi-Fi Functionality
Yes
GPS
Yes (Built-in)
Supported Languages
Arabic
Bengali
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Hindi
Hungarian
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Marathi
Norwegian
Persian
Polish
Portugese (European and Brazilian)
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Tamil
Telugu
Thai
Turkish
Ukranian
Battery
One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (supplied)
AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)
Charging Time
3 hours and 50 minutes (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P and when no charge remains) (Approx.)
Battery Life (shots per charge)
230
Operating Environment
Temperature: 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)
Dimensions (HxWxD)
2.4 x 4.4 x 1.3" (60 x 110 x 31mm)
Weight
7.3 oz. (205g)

Nikon S9500 Reviews

Review Snapshot®

 
3.7

(based on 39 reviews)

79%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Nikon Coolpix S9000

So fare everything is working well. The main reason for this camers is for the GPS which is working well which connectstyo ipad and map on Lightroom. I cary this when my D7000 with GPS is too bulky to carry.

Reviewed by 39 customers

 
3.0

Good camera, but could be more impressed.

By

from Colorado/California/Utah

Got this camera before going on a 2 year trip expecting it would be an excellent investment that would last me these next 2 years and thousands of photos. However less than a year in and this camera has terrible power issues. Sent it in twice to get repaired before it finally seemed to have the issue resolved and I discovered others have had similar issues with the type of battery used for this model and other models. The pictures are great quality but not my wildest dreams or anything. The protective case it came with also was a disappointment as I took my camera out and found the screen cracked. I would definitely look elsewhere to see what other options are available if this is in your price range. Something more dependable and higher quality is probably available. Still love Nikon cameras though.

 
5.0

Best Point and Shoot for the money

By

from Asheville NC

I spent hours researching and obsessing about a quality pocket camera on the internet. The Nikon S9500 had the best features, best reviews, best of everything including price. I have taken so many awesome photos with this handy camera. 22X zoom is awesome.

 
2.0

Nice Small Camera

By

from Undisclosed

Good little camera, not very user friendly however. Still not able to get the WI-Fi set up. Unsure if just my camera since was a refurbished model. Upgraded from my AW100

 
5.0

like the sizes and easy to use.

By

from Huntington Beach, CA, USA

My COOLPIX S9500 has been doing a fine job recording my travels around the world. It's small sizes makes it easy to cary anywhere.

 
3.0

Time between Pics

By

from Undisclosed

I have just purchased a Coolpix S9500 and I find the time between taking a photo and the time that the camera is ready to take another, seems to be a long one. Can anyone advise on this please. I am currently using Auto mode.

 
5.0

So Happy!

By

from Undisclosed

I bought this camera for a trip to Tanzania and the Serengeti without knowing anything about it. I was thrilled with the pictures I captured, often from a moving vehicle. The videos were also wonderful. I will treasure these pictures for a lifetime. The camera is light, compact, and sooooooo easy to use, even for a novice. The pictures are clear and when enlarged are so clear that eyelashes can be seen on the giraffe and the fur and spots on a cheeta come into view. Did I say I was Happy?

 
3.0

Freezes

By

from Undisclosed

This is my second coolpix camera. I never had a problem with the last one. This one has frozen on me 3 times during the first month of ownership. I have had to remove the battery each time

 
4.0

A competent point and shoot

By

from miami  -  Semi-pro Photographer

An alternateive when I don't want to lug my DSLR and extra lenses

 
4.0

Great zoom, quality pictures

By

from nyc  -  Casual Photographer

I wanted a camera that was easy to take on a trip and carry with me at all times, but that could take clear pictures including from a distance. I took this camera to Africa where I took a number of photos at a conference I attended and on safari. It is easy to use (for basic features at least), takes great photos, and has the best zoom lens for a camera this small. My only complaints are that it is a little bit slow if you want to take multiple photos in a short time, and the panoramic photo feature isn't very accessible.

 
3.0

Ordered new camera and came apparently used

By

from Elkton, MD, USA

The camera was already set up with someone else's pictures and settings loaded. May have been used already. Waited two months to receive as it was backordered that long. The description should be more explicit that you have to buy an additional card to wifi load pictures to a standard computer. The installed Wi-Fi only works for ipads and smart phones. Had to purchase a eye-fi card to load pictures to my computer. Other than that it takes a really good picture. I wouldn't recommend it due to the inability to receive when you want it.

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Shopper  Why Did You Choose This?
TOM L  VERY Versatile !
justin c  this is refurbished can I get a warranty with it? what happens if something goes wrong within the first couple of months
KARL J  I cannot answer your question about the warranty but I can tell you I have owned one for a few months and have not had any issues. The zoom is amazing and you cannot beat the price.
Shopper  How good is this camera?
ECKHARD H  Love this camera. It takes sharp pics in good lighting conditions. In low light, not so good. That is because of the small sensor. All point and shoot cameras have small sensors especially when they also have an enormous zoom as the S9500 has. The 22x zoom is a great feature.
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