Special moments are for sharing and the 16-megapixel COOLPIX S6800 makes it simple with built-in Wi-Fi for uploading photos instantly to your smart device¹. The slender body of this beautifully styled camera packs in a powerful 12x optical zoom and up to 24x Dynamic Fine Zoom², so you’ll always get close to the action.
Outstanding images are effortless with a large image sensor capturing all the details and you can shoot Full HD movies at the touch of a button. Easy operation means you’re ready to capture life in motion at any time and the advanced Glamour Retouch makes great portraits perfect.
Get the slimline camera that’s elegantly styled and is designed for sharing – the COOLPIX S6800.
¹Requires installation of the Nikon ‘Wireless Mobile Utility’ application (iOS and AndroidTM compatible) on your smart device.
²Dynamic Fine Zoom can zoom 2x further than the longest optical telephoto range, while maintaining maximum image resolution.
Fast sharing with friends and family or on social media is easy, with built-in Wi-Fi to transfer your photos directly to your smart device¹.
The highly efficient image sensor gives you clear and detailed images even in low light – perfect for photo or poster enlargements.
Enjoy wide-angle coverage (25-300mm) for close-ups and group shots, extendable to 24x Dynamic Fine Zoom² to catch all the action.
Lens shift VR counters camera shake for more stable shots, and works in tandem with Electronic VR for enhanced stability when filming.
Never miss a fun moment when you can switch to shooting Full HD movies (1080p/60i) at the touch of a button and zoom in on the action.
Framing is simple with a large, bright screen giving you clear viewing in bright sunlight and low light, thanks to Nikon’s Clear Color Display technology.
Elegantly slim design: Style and substance come together in a beautifully slender body that’s easy to hold, is packed with great features and comes in a selection of fashionable colors.
Auto HDR mode: Your camera makes it easy for you to shoot images with stunning tonal detail in any situation, by combining two shots at different exposures to give you a single image with wide dynamic range and rich color gradation.
Easy Panorama 360৹/180৹: Found a stunning view you want to remember? Capture an exceptional shot by tilting vertically or panning horizontally to create dynamic panoramas.
Remote control and auto transfer: With built-in Wi-Fi you can use your smart device1 as a remote control, making self-portraits super-simple. You can also use auto transfer to save your images to your smart device for easy sharing.
High speed continuous shooting: You’re always ready, no matter what the action, when you can shoot up to 7 consecutive shots at a speedy 8.4 frames per second – and get great results.
Smart Portrait System: Your camera knows how to make everyone look at their best: Smile Timer takes the shot when your subject smiles, Blink Proof alerts you if someone’s eyes were closed, and Red-Eye Fix corrects false color due to flash.
Advanced Glamour Retouch: Choose from 12 different effects to make your portraits the most flattering they’ve ever been: soften skin tone, whiten teeth or even add mascara, lipstick or eye shadow.
Retouch Menu: Get creative with 32 filter effects, using Quick Effects mode in playback. Try Selective Color, adding a splash of color to monochrome or Cross Screen to add a starry effect to bright objects.
18 scene modes: Take the mystery out of camera settings with scene modes, which automatically optimize settings for popular photographic styles and effects. You’ll get great shots just by selecting the mode that best suits your shooting conditions.
Target Finding AF: Fast and precise autofocus locks on to your subject and focuses for you, so you’ll always take clear, sharp shots – leaving you free to concentrate on framing the perfect photo.
High speed USB charging: Always have a full battery when you need it most, with high speed charging via USB on your laptop or computer.
EXPEED C2: High-speed operation is guaranteed with Nikon’s fast and powerful processing system, with high-sensitivity performance and exceptional image quality.
Nikon Image Space: All Nikon users can enjoy 20 GB of online cloud storage with our dedicated Nikon image storage and sharing site, Nikon Image Space. Find out more at NIKON IMAGE SPACE.
Compact digital camera
1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.76 million total pixels
NIKKOR lens with 12x optical zoom
4.5-54.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-300 mm lens in 35mm  format)
9 elements in 7 groups (1 ED lens element)
Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 1200 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Lens shift (still pictures). Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)
Motion blur reduction
Motion detection (still pictures)
[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.5m (5 ft) to infinity. Macro mode: Approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position). (All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF
7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Approx. 99% horizontal and 99% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 99% horizontal and 99% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Internal memory (approx. 25 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
Storage file formats
Still pictures: JPEG. Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV. Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Image size (pixels)
16M (High) [4608 x 3456(fine)]. 16M [4608 x 3456]. 8M [3264 x 2448]. 4M [2272 x 1704]. 2M [1600 x 1200]. VGA [640 x 480]. 16:9 [4608 x 2592]. 1:1 [3456 x 3456]
Scene auto selector, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Easy panorama, Pet portrait), Special effects, Smart portrait, Auto
Single (default setting), Continuous H (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 9.4 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 7), Continuous L (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 2 fps and themaximum number of continuous shots is about 7), Pre-shooting cache (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 11 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 5, including a maximum of two frames captured in the pre-shooting cache), Continuous H:120 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 120 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 50), Continuous H:60 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 60 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 25), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
Movie - file format
1080/30p (default setting): 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/25p (default setting): 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/60i: 1920 x 1080/16:9, 1080/50i: 1920 x 1080/16:9, 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, iFrame 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, iFrame 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 480/30p: 640 x 480/4:3, 480/25p: 640 x 480/4:3, HS 480/4x: 640 x 480/4:3, HS 720/2x: 1280 x 720/16:9, HS 1080/0.5x: 1920 x 1080/16:9
ISO 125-1600. ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using Auto mode)
Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 - +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
1/2000-1 s. 1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting). 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.3 and f/6.6 [W])
Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Flash range (approx.)
[W]: 0.5-2.8 m (1 ft 8 in.-9 ft 2 in.). [T]: 0.5-1.5 m (1 ft 8 in.-4 ft 11 in.)
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Hi-Speed USB equivalent
Data Transfer Protocol
Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
Micro-USB connector, HDMI micro connector (Type D) (HDMI output)
Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (included). AC Adapter EH-62G (available separately)
Approx. 1 h 50 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-71P and when no charge remains)
Approx. 170 shots when using EN-EL19
Actual battery life for movie recording2
Approx. 35 min when using EN-EL19
1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 96.8 x 57.5 x 22.9 mm (3.9 x 2.3 x 1.0 in.) (excluding projections)
Approx. 145 g (5.2 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)
Operating environment - temperature
Operating environment - humidity
85% or less (no condensation)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards
IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) communications protocols
IEEE 802.11b: DBPSK/DQPSK/CCK. IEEE 802.11g: OFDM. IEEE 802.11n: OFDM
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) range (line of sight)
Approx. 10 m (11 yd)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency
2412-2462 MHz (1-11 channels)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) data rates (actual measured values)
IEEE 802.11b: 5 Mbps. IEEE 802.11g: 20 Mbps. IEEE 802.11n: 20 Mbps
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) access protocols
Camera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19, Charging AC Adapter EH-71P, USB Cable UC-E21
1. Based on CIPA Standards for measuring life of batteries.
2. When recording a single movie.