Slim, stylish and connected - With a super-telephoto 22x zoom, an 18.1-megapixel low-light CMOS image sensor, built-in Wi-Fi and GPS all in a slim, stylish design-this compact camera was born to travel. Capture the sights and sounds of your trips, then track and share them easier and faster than ever.
Share the sights and sounds of your travels like never before. - Meet your new favorite travel companion, the ultra-slim, fully connected COOLPIX S9500. With the versatility of a 22x zoom super-telephoto lens, the superb image quality of an 18.1-megapixel low-light CMOS sensor and the extreme convenience of built-in Wi-Fi and GPS, capturing and sharing the sights and sounds of your trip has never been easier. Shoot a stunning panorama landscape, then instantly share it-along with the exact location it was shot-to your compatible smartphone or tablet. When you get home, explore your photos and videos on an interactive map and relive the adventure step by step, shot after shot.
Get close from afar - Capture distant images with a 22x wide-angle to telephoto NIKKOR glass zoom lens
Every COOLPIX is designed around a genuine NIKKOR glass lens, the legendary optics that have made Nikon famous. The COOLPIX S9500 features a 22x zoom NIKKOR lens that takes you from wide-angle group shots to telephoto close-ups in an instant. And don't worry about a little camera shake-lens-shift Vibration Reduction helps keep the shot steady even when your hands are not.
Share amazing photos in an instant - Built-in Wi-Fi for easily sharing your shots anytime, anywhere The COOLPIX S9500 makes it easier than ever to share beautiful views of your world. Take a great shot and instantly send it to your compatible smartphone, tablet, or any compatible Wi-Fi device. Then use your smart device to email it, text it, or upload it to your favorite social networking or photo album sites-share it the same way you normally share online. Your friends and family will be amazed by the shots you share!
See where you've been - Built-in GPS, mapping, E-Compass and Points of Interest (POI) for creating amazing photo journals - Relive the excitement of your travels in a whole new way. The COOLPIX S9500 records the exact location of each shot you take, so you can follow the path of your adventure and every stunning view along the way! Share your photo journeys on Google Earth, Google+ and other social media sites. Built-in mapping and Electronic Compass also helps you navigate unfamiliar destinations, and Points of Interest (POI) show you nearby photo-ops like scenic lookouts and historic landmarks. The COOLPIX S9500 is the ultimate travel companion!
Superior low-light performance - High-performance CMOS image sensor lets you shoot without a flash Imagine being able to shoot without a flash at weddings, concerts, parties-anywhere your flash normally fires. You won't have to interrupt a moment to capture it, and your photos and HD videos will look more natural and true to your memory. The COOLPIX S9500 performs so well in low light situations that, in most cases, using the flash is optional. Of course, when the lighting is extremely poor and you need a flash, it'll be there.
Turn some heads - Sleek, stylish design that fits in your pocket
Form and function can play nicely together, and the COOLPIX S9500 is proof. Ultra-thin and lightweight, it fits comfortably in your pocket or purse. But you won't want to hide it there-every time you pull out the COOLPIX S9500, you can expect someone to comment on its good looks. Consider it a stylish accessory for your already fashionable life.
Enjoy the view - Compose, review and share your photos and Full HD videos on a vibrant, high-resolution 3.0-inch 614,000-dot OLED display.
Dazzle with every shot - Create truly exceptional photos and Full HD videos in nearly any light. An 18.1-megapixel CMOS low-light image sensor delivers superior image quality, versatility and low-light performance.
Incredible panoramas made easy - Faced with an amazing panoramic view? Simply turn on Easy Panorama mode and start panning the camera. The COOLPIX S9500 will automatically record a series of shots and then stitch them together into one incredible, seamless panoramic photo.
Flatter your friends and family - Create beautiful photos of the people you care about. Smart Portrait System activates several features ideal for portraits, like Face Priority AF, Skin Softening, Blink Warning and more.
Type - Compact Digital Camera
Effective Pixels - 18.1 million
Image Sensor - CMOS
Sensor Size - 1/2.3 in.
Total Pixels - 18.91 million (approx.)
Lens - 22x optical Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens
Lens Focal Length - 4.5-99.0mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 25-550mm lens in 35mm  format)
Lens f/-number - f/3.4-6.3
Lens Construction - 12 elements in 10 groups
Lens Zoom - 22x
Digital Zoom - Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2,200mm lens in 35mm  format)
Vibration Reduction - Lens-shift and Electronic VR (still pictures)
Lens-shift VR (movies) - Motion Blur Reduction
Motion Detection (still pictures) - Autofocus (AF), Contrast-detect AF
Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection - Center, Face priority, Manual with 99 focus areas, Subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Focus Range - [W]: Approx. 1 ft. 8 in. (50 cm.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 5 ft. (1.5 m.) to infinity, Macro close-up mode: Approx. 0.4 in. (1 cm.) to infinity
Focus Lock - Yes
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points - 99 area manual selection
Monitor Size - 3.0 in. diagonal
Monitor Type - OLED with 5-level brightness adjustment
Monitor Resolution - 614,000-dots
Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode) - 98% horizontal (Approx.), 98% vertical (Approx.)
Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode) - 100% horizontal (Approx.), 100% vertical (Approx.)
Storage Media - SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card
Internal Memory - Approx. 23MB
Storage File System - DCF, EXIF 2.3, DPOF and MPF compliant
Storage File formats - Still pictures: JPEG, Audio files: WAV, Movies: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo), 3D pictures: MPO
Movie - Full HD: 1920x1080p / 30fps, HD: 1280x720p / 30fps, HS 1920x1080 / 15fps, HS 1280x720 / 60fps, HS 640x480 / 120fps, HS 320x240 / 240fps, iFrame 540: 960x540 / 30fps, Movie file format: MPEG-4 AVC H.264, VGA: 640x480, QVGA (320?240)
Voice Memo Function - Yes
Image Size (pixels) - 4896 x 3672
ISO Sensitivity - ISO 125-1600, Fixed range auto (ISO 125-400, 125-800)
Lowest ISO Sensitivity - 125
Highest ISO Sensitivity - 3200
Exposure Metering - Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)
Exposure Control - Programmed auto exposure, Exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Exposure Modes - Programmed Auto
Scene Modes - Back Light, Beach, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset, 3D Photography
In-Camera Image Editing - Crop, D-Lighting, Glamour Retouch, Movie Footage Trim, Quick Effects, Quick retouch, Small Picture
Exposure Compensation - ? 2 EV in steps of 1/3
White Balance - Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter - Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter Speed - 1/1500-1 sec., 4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show), 1/4000- 1/120 s (Continuous H: 120 fps), 1/4000- 1/60 s (Continuous H: 60 fps)
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution - Up to 5 shots at approx. 7.5 frames per second
Continuous Shooting Options - Best Shot Selector, Continuous H, Continuous H 60, Continuous H 120, Continuous L, Multi-shot 16, Pre-shooting cache, Single
Aperture - Electronically controlled ND filter (-2.0 AV) insertion
Self-timer - Can be selected from 10 or 2 seconds duration
Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) - [W]: 0.5 to 6.0m (1ft. 8in. to 19ft.), [T]: 1.5 - 3.5 m (5 - 11 ft)
Built-in Flash Control - TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Built-in Flash - Yes
Interface - Hi-speed USB
Interface Data transfer protocol - MTP, PTP
Video Output - NTSC, PAL
HDMI Output - Can be selected from: Auto, 480p, 720p, 1080i
I/O terminal - Audio/video (A/V) output, Digital I/O (USB)
Wi-Fi Functionality - Yes
GPS - Yes (Built-in)
Supported Languages - Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portugese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukranian
Power Sources - One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)
Charging Time - 3 hours and 50 minutes (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P and when no charge remains) (Approx.)
Battery / Batteries - Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12
Battery Life (shots per charge) - EN-EL12: 230 shots
Tripod Socket - 1/4 in.
Approx. Dimensions - Height: 2.4in. (60.3mm), Width: 4.4in. (110.1mm), Depth: 1.3in. (30.7mm)
Approx. Weight - 7.3 oz. (205g)
Operating environment - Temperature: 0 to 40?C (32 to 104?F), Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)