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Nikon-coolpix-s9500.33773521
8.7 out of 10

Nikon Coolpix S9500

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon Coolpix S9500

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Overall 6
6.0

Is not compatible with Samsung Galaxy S3

Barbara Holmes, Amazon
28 March 2014
  • Summary: I bought this camera mainly for the WiFi feature. I wanted to be able to upload my pictures to social media sites when I take them. I love the camera size, zoom and the pictures. However, it states you can sync with your smartphone, but it does not tell you it will not work with all of them. So make sure your phone is compatible before you buy it. If I would have known this issue with the Samsung phone, I would not have purchased it in the first place.
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Overall 6
6.0

Time between Pics

CaymanSun, Nikon
24 March 2014
  • Summary: 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.
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Overall 6
6.0

Freezes

Piquant, Nikon
4 March 2014
  • Summary: 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.
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Overall 6
6.0

Ordered new camera and came apparently used

pegasus, Nikon
17 February 2014
  • Summary: 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.
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Overall 6
6.0

Very poor battery performance

photojed, Nikon
10 January 2014
  • Summary: This camera does not come with a dock. If left unplugged, the battery drains in a couple of days. The manual says not to leave fully charged battery plugged in. I do not handle my camera everyday. It is very annoying to pick it up and it be inoperable because of discharged battery.
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Overall 6
6.0

Who tested the pop up flash?

Robert Gustin, Amazon
27 December 2013
  • Summary: I did read the reviews on how the flash was right where you hold the camera, but being a lefty, I figured it wouldn't effect me all that much given the other great features of this camera. NOT! Almost every time the flash pops up ( probably the last 15 or 20 times) my left finger is right over the flash. Fact is the normal way you hold a point and shoot will interfere with this flash pop up. I love the available settings.
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Overall 6
6.0

hate flash location

Debby, Amazon
27 December 2013
  • Summary: Hate where the flash is located. Cannot hold camera and take photo when flash pops up. What happens is a very out of focus photo!
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

renatoaranha, DP Review
5 December 2013
Overall 6
6.0

WI-Fi does not work

Reynaldo, Amazon
30 August 2013
  • Summary: great pictures, but case is cheap plastic and Wi-Fi does not work, I would look for a different brand, not worth the money
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Overall 6
6.0

lens casts shadow or improperly closes when doing closeups

Fairbanksan, Amazon
31 July 2013
  • Summary: I had the Nikon Coolpix S 9300 and liked it alot better. The S 9500 casts a shadow when using closeup and zoom features in a low-light situation and also this situation with flash. Has anyone else had this problem? Also, the flash does not retract automatically each time when I close the camera.
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