The COOLPIX S3600 lets you capture all of life’s special moments from adventures in the wild, to family fun close to home. Its incredible 8x optical zoom puts every shot within easy reach, while its intuitive features and image editing functions let you add your own creative touches. Add 20.1 Megapixel clarity for truly superb results. Effortlessly chic and stylish, you can slip it in your pocket and take it everywhere.
Simply point and shoot
From the dedicated movie button that instantly starts recording, to a range of built-in photographic features, the COOLPIX S3600 is designed to make everything easy. Let your camera do the work while you create beautiful images you love to share.
Creativity at your fingertips
Set the mood, get the distinctive looks you want. The COOLPIX S3600 comes with a choice of Special effects and Quick effects so you can add your individual style to all your photos and videos.
Style meets substance
Don’t be fooled by its slim elegance. The COOLPIX S3600 packs exceptional functionality into its smoothly rounded curves and striking good looks, in contemporary designer colours.
20.1 Megapixels for crystal clear results
Capture high-resolution images in outstanding detail with the 20.1 Megapixel CCD image sensor. Powerful shooting support functions such as Scene auto selector and Target finding AF optimize each shot based on subject and scene conditions.
8x optical zoom and 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom
The perfect package of NIKKOR lens power. The 8x optical zoom (wide-angle 25-200 mm lens in 35 mm  format) combines with 16x Dynamic Fine Zoom for the ultimate in sharp, beautiful pictures. All held rock steady with Nikon’s built-in lens-shift Vibration Reduction.
Anti-reflective 6.7 cm (2.7 inch) LCD monitor
The large 6.7 cm (2.7 inch), approx. 230k-dot TFT LCD on the COOLPIX S3600 has an anti-reflective coating and 5-level brightness adjustment to reduce glare as you shoot and view your images.
12x Special effects and 32x Quick effects
Get creative with a choice of twelve Special effects. Exposures or colour effects can be set before you take photos or movies to get the results you want.
Choose from a menu of thirty-two different Quick effects to add after shooting and during playback.
Slim, stylish design
Love the stunning features? You’ll fall in love with its stylish looks. The slender COOLPIX S3600 fits comfortably in your hand and weighs just 125 g (4.5 oz), so you can take it everywhere you go.
720p HD video recording
At the touch of a button, you’ll start recording beautiful, widescreen 720p HD video. It’s that easy to capture the action along with high-fidelity sound, thanks to the built-in microphone. When it comes to movie night, just connect an optional AV cable (EG-CP14) to your compatible TV and let the fun begin.
Easy to shoot
With the COOLPIX S3600, it’s easy to achieve beautiful results. Motion Detection automatically kicks in when you’re shooting moving objects while Subject Tracking keeps them in focus. You won’t need to worry about shaky or blurry shots either. The lens-shift Vibration Reduction keeps the shot steady, so your images are consistently sharp.
|Type||Compact digital camera|
|Number of effective pixels||20.1 million|
|Image sensor||1/2.3-in. type CCD; total pixels: approx. 20.48 million|
|Lens||NIKKOR lens with 8x optical zoom|
|Focal length||4.5-36.0 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-200 mm lens in 35mm  format)|
|Construction||8 elements in 7 groups|
|Digital zoom magnification||Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 800 mm lens in 35 mm  format)|
|Vibration reduction||Lens shift (still pictures); Lens shift and electronic VR (movies)|
|Motion blur reduction||Motion detection (still pictures)|
|Autofocus (AF)||Contrast-detect AF|
|Focus range (measured from center of front surface of lens)||[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.5 m (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)|
|Focus-area selection||Face priority, center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF|
|Monitor||6.7 cm (2.7-in.), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment|
|Frame coverage (shooting)||Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Frame coverage (playback)||Approx. 99% horizontal and 99% vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Storage media||Internal memory (approx. 25 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card|
|File system||DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant|
|File formats||Still pictures: JPEG; Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV; Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)|
|Image size (pixels)||20M (High) [5152 x 3864(fine)]; 20M [5152 x 3864]; 10M [3648 x 2736]; 4M [2272 x 1704]; 2M [1600 x 1200]; VGA [640 x 480]; 16:9 (14M) [5120 x 2880]; 1:1 [3864 x 3864]|
|Shooting Modes||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, Panorama assist, Pet portrait), Special effects, Smart portrait, Auto|
|Continuous Shooting||Single (default setting), Continuous (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 1.1 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 6), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16|
|Movie||720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 720/25p: 1280 x 720/16:9, 480/30p: 640 x 480/4:3, 480/25p: 640 x 480/4:3, 240/30p: 320 x 240/4:3, 240/25p: 320 x 240/4:3|
|ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity)||ISO 80-1600; ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode)|
|Exposure metering mode||Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)|
|Exposure control||Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)|
|Shutter||Mechanical and CCD electronic shutter|
|Shutter speed||1/1500-1 s; 4 s (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)|
|Aperture||Electronically-controlled ND filter (-3 AV) selection|
|Range||2 steps (f/3.7 and f/10.5 [W])|
|Self-timer||Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s|
|Flash range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)||[W]: 0.5-3.5 m (1 ft 8 in.-11 ft); [T]: 1.5-2.0 m (5 ft-6 ft 6 in.)|
|Flash control||TTL auto with monitor preflashes|
|Data Transfer Protocol||MTP, PTP|
|Video output||Can be selected from NTSC and PAL|
|I/O terminal||Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB)|
|Supported languages||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|
|Power sources||One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (included); AC Adapter EH-62G (available separately)|
|Charging time||Approx. 2 h 50 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P and when no charge remains)|
|Battery life (Still pictures) *1||Approx. 230 shots when using EN-EL19|
|Movie recording (actual battery life for recording) *2||Approx. 45 min (720/30p) when using EN-EL19; Approx. 50 min (720/25p) when using EN-EL19|
|Tripod socket||1/4 (ISO 1222)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 97.1 x 57.9 x 19.9 mm (3.9 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.) (excluding projections)|
|Weight||Approx. 125 g (4.5 oz) (with battery and SD memory card)|
|Humidity||85% or less (no condensation)|
|Supplied accessories||Camera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19, Charging AC Adapter EH-70P, USB Cable UC-E6, ViewNX 2 CD|
|Optional accessories||Battery Charger MH-66, AC Adapter EH-62G, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14|
|note||Unless otherwise stated, all figures assume a fully-charged battery and an ambient temperature of 23 ±3°C (73.4 ±5.4°F) as specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA). *1 Battery life may vary depending on conditions of use, such as the interval between shots or the length of time that menus and images are displayed. *2 Individual movie files cannot exceed 2 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.|
The COOLPIX S3600 is available in stores with a 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty.