LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon S6900 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Nikon S6900 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
S6900 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50 (Compare) or Canon PowerShot SD780 IS (Digital IXUS 100 IS) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon S6900 can shoot continuously at max speed of 9.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
Unfortunately S6900 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Nikon S6900 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
Nikon S6900 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Nikon S6900, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60i,50i,30p,25p fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Nikon S6900 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
S6900 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Nikon S6900 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Samsung PL120 or Samsung SH100 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Nikon S6900 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, S6900 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our S6900. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect S6900 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Nikon S6900 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 180 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, Nikon S6900 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend S6900 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Ultracompact Cameras
Nikon L32 with its 320shots is the model with longest battery life among Ultracompact cameras. Check the comparison of Nikon S6900 vs Nikon L32 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Nikon S6900 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Nikon S6900 is $189.95