Nikon announced a few more cameras at the CP+ camera & photo imaging show 2013. Nikon Coolpix S9500 & Coolpix S9400 are 2 among those newly announced cameras. These point and shoot cameras from Nikon are almost identical in look wise. Its quite difficult to distinguish. Anyway there are some key features which makes them completely different.

The Coolpix S9500 has a 22x zoom lens which makes it distinguishable when switched on. The S9400 has only an optical zoom of 18x. Both comes with a 18 MP CMOS sensors and 3inch OLED displays. The $350 model S9500 has built-in WIFI and GPS whereas S9400 doesn’t have these.

Nikon CoolPix S9500 Features and Specifications:

Effective pixels
18.1 million
Image sensor
1/2.3-in. type CMOS; total pixels: approx. 18.91 million
NIKKOR lens with 22x optical zoom; 4.5-99.0 mm (35mm [135] format equivalent: 25-550 mm); f/3.4-6.3
Digital zoom magnification
Up to 4x (35mm [135] format equivalent: Approx. 2200 mm)
Vibration Reduction (VR)
Combination of lens shift and electronic VR (still pictures)
Lens shift (movies)
Motion blur reduction
Motion detection (still pictures)
Focus range*1
[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to ∞; Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) to ∞
7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 614k-dot, wide-viewing angle, OLED monitor with anti-reflection coating
Storage media
SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards*2
Image size (pixels)
18M (High) [4896 x 3672★], 18M [4896 x 3672], 8M [3264 x 2448], 4M [2272 x 1704], 2M [1600 x 1200], VGA [640 x 480], 16:9 13M [4864×2736]
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)*3
ISO 125-1600,
ISO 3200 (Manual setting is enabled in Auto mode)
Hi-Speed USB
Power sources
EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (supplied), EH-70P Charging AC Adapter (supplied), EH-62F AC Adapter (optional), MH-65 Battery Charger (optional)
Battery life of still shooting*4
Approx. 230 shots with EN-EL12 battery
(W x H x D)
Approx. 110.1 x 60.3 x 30.7 mm (4.4 x 2.4 x 1.3 in.) excluding projections*5
Approx. 205 g (7.3 oz) with battery and SD memory card*5
Supplied accessories*6
EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-70P Charging AC Adapter, UCE6 USB Cable, EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable, Camera Strap, ViewNX 2 CD
Optional accessories
EH-62F AC Adapter, MH-65 Battery Charger


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