Wherever you go, your sleek, stylish COOLPIX S9700 is at hand to capture every moment. An impressive 30x optical zoom and 60x Dynamic Fine Zoom take you from wide-open spaces to intimate close-ups in a snap. Even when the light isn’t great, the 16 Megapixel BSI-CMOS image sensor makes sure your images are. After you’ve reviewed your creations on the large OLED monitor, share them instantly with friends.
16 Megapixel BSI-CMOS sensor
Landscapes at dawn, concerts at dusk, the 16 Megapixel Backside illuminated-CMOS sensor takes low-light photography in its stride, giving you rich vibrant images with superb clarity.
Get closer to perfection
The quality NIKKOR lens in your COOLPIX S9700 features 30x optical zoom and 60x Dynamic Fine Zoom. It lets you switch from wide-angle 25 mm to medium shots and telephoto 750 mm (35mm  format) in an instant.
Crystal clear images
With built-in high performance Vibration Reduction, the COOLPIX S9700 makes sure your videos and images look great, whether you’re zooming in or on the move.
Enjoy a sharper view
The anti-reflective 7.5 cm (3-inch) 921k-dot OLED (organic light emitting diode) monitor shows your images and videos in all their glory. It includes a 5-level brightness adjustment to suit your needs, while Nikon’s advanced technology brings you superior contrasts, truer blacks and vivid colours.
Full (1080p) HD video recording
Low light is never a problem for the COOLPIX S9700. Capture all the action indoors and out in Full (1080p) HD and play it back along with superb stereo sound.
Creativity is in your hands
For optimal exposure, leave the shutter speed and aperture to your COOLPIX S9700 or adjust one or both yourself. With a choice of P (Programmed Auto), S (Shutter-Priority Auto), A (Aperture-Priority Auto) or M (Manual) modes, you can easily take control for the result you want.
Built-in GPS, World map and Electronic compass
Wherever you go, your COOLPIX S9700 keeps track. Its built-in GPS and World map, pre-populated with approximately 1.86 million points of interest, makes it easy to see which landmarks are nearby. An Electronic compass shows your camera’s orientation and stores your locations for future reference.
Shoot in style
Dynamic lines, slim profile and smart design make the COOLPIX S9700 a stylish accessory. Its power-packed performance weighs in at just 232 g, so you can easily carry it in your hand or pocket.
Want to share your pictures on the go?
Built-in Wi-Fi for easily sharing your shots anytime, anywhere
By using the built-in Wi-Fi, you can transmit images from the COOLPIX S9700 to a Wi-Fi equipped smart device# such as a smartphone or tablet, and share your images to social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter.
You can also shoot through your mobile device using the Live view function## of the COOLPIX S9700, together with the use of the built-in Wi-Fi functionality.
31x Quick effects and 26x Special effects
An array of stunning effects lets you experiment with different looks while shooting and filming. Preview 31x different Quick effects as you capture stills and give them a unique expression. Or choose set exposures and colour looks from 26x Special effects, for videos personalised your way.
16 Megapixel BSI-CMOS sensor | 22x optical zoom | 3″ LCD monitor | Full (1080p) HD video recording | Quick effects and Special Effects | Instant Photo Sharing (Built-in)
A 16 Megapixel BSI-CMOS sensor brings images to life on the big 7.5 cm (3-inch) LCD monitor. Add your choice of Quick effects and Special effects to stills or footage shot in Full (1080p) HD video, as 22x optical zoom and 44x Dynamic Fine Zoom bring you closer to the action. Then show off your creativity with built-in Instant Photo Sharing. In a choice of black, white or bold red, the COOLPIX S9600 perfectly combines form and function.
# Dedicated application is required. The application can be downloaded from the Google Play Store (free). Compatible OSs: Android 2.3 series (smartphone); Android 3.X series (tablet).
## Live view function is not compatible when shooting video remotely with the smart device.
|Type||Compact digital camera|
|Number of effective pixels||16.0 million|
|Image sensor||1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.79 million total pixels|
|Lens||NIKKOR lens with 30x optical zoom|
|Focal length||4.5-135 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-750 mm lens in 35mm  format)|
|Construction||13 elements in 11 groups (3 ED lens elements)|
|Digital zoom magnification||Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 3000 mm lens in 35mm  format)|
|Vibration reduction||Combination of lens shift and electronic VR|
|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. 2.0 m (6 ft 7 in.) to infinity
Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (wide-angle position)
(All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
|Focus-area selection||Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, target finding AF|
|Monitor||7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot, wide viewing angle OLED monitor with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment|
|Frame coverage (shooting)||Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Frame coverage (playback)||Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)|
|Storage media||Internal memory (approx. 329 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: MOV (video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
|Image size (pixels)||16M [4608 x 3456]
8M [3264 x 2448]
4M [2272 x 1704]
2M [1600 x 1200]
VGA [640 x 480]
16:9 12M [4608 x 2592]
1:1 [3456 x 3456]
|Shooting Modes||Auto, Scene (Scene auto selector, 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), Smart portrait, Special effects, P, S, A, M|
|Continuous Shooting||Single (default setting), Continuous H (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 6.9 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 5), Continuous L (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 2.2 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 36), Pre-shooting cache (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 20 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 25, including a maximum of 5 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||1080/30p (default setting): 1920 x 1080 (High)/16:9, 1080/25p (default setting): 1920 x 1080 (High)/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 240/8x: 320 x 240/4:3, 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 sensitivity (standard output sensitivity)||ISO 125-1600
ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A, or M mode)
|Exposure metering mode||Matrix, center-weighted, spot (digital zoom 2x or more)|
|Exposure control||Programmed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, and exposure compensation (-2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)|
|Shutter||Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter|
|Shutter speed||1/2000-1 s
1/2000-8 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at ISO 125 or 200 in S, A *, or M mode)
1/4000 s (maximum speed during high-speed continuous shooting)
* When the aperture value is f/5.6 – 8 at the wide-angle position
|Aperture||Electronically-controlled 3-blade iris diaphragm|
|Range||14 steps of 1/6 EV (W) (A, M mode)|
|Self-timer||Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s|
|Flash range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)||[W]: 0.5-6.0 m (1 ft 8 in.-19 ft)
[T]: 1.5-3.5 m (5-11 ft)
|Flash control||TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes|
|Data Transfer Protocol||MTP, PTP|
|HDMI output||Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i|
|I/O terminal||Micro-USB connector, HDMI micro connector (Type D) (HDMI output)|
|WiFi (Wireless LAN) Standards||IEEE 802.11b/g/n (standard wireless LAN protocol)
ARIB STD-T66 (standard for low power data communication systems)
|Communications protocols||IEEE 802.11b: DBPSK/DQPSK/CCK
IEEE 802.11g: OFDM
IEEE 802.11n: OFDM
|Range (line of sight)||Approx. 30 m (32 yd)|
|Operating frequency||2412 – 2462 MHz (1 – 11 channels)|
|Data rates (actual measured values)||IEEE 802.11b: 5 Mbps IEEE 802.11g: 15 Mbps IEEE 802.11n: 15 Mbps|
|Electronic compass||16 cardinal points (position correction using 3-axis acceleration sensor, automatic correction for the deviated angle, and automatic offset adjustment)|
|Location data||GPS / Receiving frequency: 1575.42 MHz, Geodetic system: WGS 84
GLONASS / Receiving frequency: 1598.0625 MHz – 1605.3750 MHz, Geodetic system: WGS 84
|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-EL12 (included)
AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)
|Charging time||Approx. 2 h 20 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-71P and when no charge remains)|
|Battery life (Still pictures) *1||Approx. 300 shots when using EN-EL12|
|Movies (actual battery life for recording) *2||Approx. 1 h 5 min when using EN-EL12|
|Tripod socket||1/4 (ISO 1222)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||Approx. 109.6 x 63.5 x 34.5 mm (4.4 x 2.5 x 1.4 in.) (excluding projections)|
|Weight||Approx. 232 g (8.2 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)|
|Temperature||0°C – 40°C (32°F – 104°F)|
|Humidity||85% or less (no condensation)|
|Supplied accessories||Camera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12, Charging AC Adapter EH-71P, USB Cable UC-E21|
|Optional accessories||Battery Charger MH-65, AC Adapter EH-62F|
|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 4 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.
The COOLPIX S9700 is available in stores with a 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty.