Nikon's Advance technology makes taking great pictures easy. Useful automatic features do all the thinking for you. Pro-quality lenses deliver high quality pictures. Incredible, bright 2.5 LCD makes shooting and sharing images easier.
Memory Card Support: Secure Digital (SD) Card
LCD Screen Size: 2.5 in
Effective Megapixels: 5.1 Megapixel
Camera Type: Compact Camera
Lens Mount: Fixed
normalized-Optical Zoom: 3
Product Title: Nikon Coolpix S1 5.1 Megapixel Compact Camera - Silver
Power Score: 3.7 | 20 Reviews
Total Pixels: 5400000
Image Sensor: CCD
Maximum Video Capture Resolution: 640 x 480
Interface Connection: 1 x Docking Station
Flash: Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash OFF
Optical Zoom: 3 X
Digital Zoom: 4x
Focal Length: 5.80 mm to 17.40 mm
Max Aperture: 3 1/f
Installed Memory: 12 MB
Height: 2.3 in
Weight: 4.20 oz
Width: 3.5 in
Depth: 0.8 in
Warranty Information: 1 Year
URL: Manufacturer Link
Viewfinder Type: No
Image Format: JPEG
Product Line: Coolpix
Max Focal Length: 17.4 mm
Shortest Shutter Speed: 1/350 Second
Video Capture Format: QuickTime
Longest Shutter Speed: 2 Second
Product Model: S1
Brand Name: Nikon
Number of Resolution Modes: 6
Number of Scene Modes: 17
Metering Characteristics: Center-weighted, Matrix, Spot
Minimum Shutter Speed: 2 sec.
White Balance Modes: Auto Preset 7 Manual modes
Min Focus Distance: 1.6 in
Bulb Setting: No
Maximum Frame Rate: 15 fps
Max Zoom: 12 X
Camera Modes: Shooting Modes: Auto BSS (Best Shot Selector) Image adjustment Saturation control Noise reduction Scene Assist: Portrait Landscape Sports Night portrait Scene: Party/Indoor Beach/Snow Sunset Dusk/Dawn Night landscape Close up Museum Fireworks show Copy Back light Panorama assist Underwater Voice Recording Capture Modes: Single Continuous (approximate 1.8fps) Multi-shot 16 (available only at 5M image size) Interval timer shooting Color Modes: Standard Vivid Black and White Sepia Cool
HD Movie Mode: No
Frequency Band: Built-in Microphone Movie with sound recording Interface: (via Coolstation MV-11) USB (2.0 Full-speed) Audio Video output
Maximum Shutter Speed: 350 1/f
Exposure Settings: Auto Exposure, Multiple Program Modes
Product Series: S
Maximum Frame Rate: 15 frames/s (fps)
White Balance: Auto, Bracketing, Manual, Preset Modes
Focus Features: Auto Focus, Multiple Point Focusing
General Features: Built-in Memory, Flash Cancel (On/Off), Photo Date/Time Stamping, Red-Eye Reduction, Self Timer, Slow Speed Sync, Voice Recorder
Lens Construction: 12 Elements in 10 Groups
Maximum Image Resolution: 2592 x 1944
Included Components: Carrying Strap, Cradle Stand, Flash, Integrated Voice Recorder, Microphone, PC Connection Cable, Power Adapter, Zoom Lens
Image Sensor Quantity: 1
Exposure Control: Program Automatic
Power Source: AC Input, Lithium Ion, Rechargeable Battery
Image Sensor Size: 0.4 in
Min Aperture: 5.6 1/f
Frames per Second: 1.8 frames/s (fps)
Max Horizontal Image Resolution: 2592 pixels
Min Focal Length: 5.8 mm
Max Vertical Image Resolution: 1944 pixels
Product Reviews (18)
Poor Quality Pics
Strengths: Size, Ease of use
Weakness: Reason for buying a digital camera
Pictures are of poor quality, my old Olympus at 2.1 MP does a bette job. Will have to sell it on Ebay now and try a canon or similar
By anonymous; - Jun 27, 2006
Nikon Coolpix S1 DIgital Camera
Strengths: - Clear and Good Pictures - Beautiful Model
Weakness: - No known weaknesses
This Nikon Coolpix S1 Digital Camera works very nicely for me. I like it's model because it can fit nicely into my pocket and I can pull it out anytime to take clear and nice pictures. I highly recommend this camera for almost everyone.
By QuangVo - Mar 5, 2006
Strengths: Image Quality, Image Compression, Menu Design, Camear
Weakness: Battery indicator should be improved more, button and lens layout
Camera Pros Image Quality: Very good (Even better than DSC T1) Image Compression: Very good (Even better than DSC T1) Camera Price: Good Menu Design: Good Battery life: Good Shutter lag: Good Camera Cons Movie mode: The quality should be improved and should be recorded at 640x4800(30fps) w/mpeg4 .avi format Connection Interface: The camera should has a builtin mini-USB interface to connect...
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Image Quality: Very good (Even better than DSC T1)
Image Compression: Very good (Even better than DSC T1)
Camera Price: Good
Menu Design: Good
Battery life: Good
Shutter lag: Good
Movie mode: The quality should be improved and should be recorded at 640x4800(30fps) w/mpeg4 .avi format
Connection Interface: The camera should has a builtin mini-USB interface to connect directly to the PC.
Battery: The camera should should take either AA x 2 or CRV3/RCRV3 battery and more details on the battery indicator status.
Flash: The range of the flash should be increased.
Lens position: could be better if positioned on the middle of the camera and has a viewfinder as well.
Button layout: Could have been become more organized.
By lasleek - Dec 23, 2005
Strengths: Small size, great design.
Weakness: Very poor photo quality without a flash.
While photo quality in strong light is good, I am very disappointed in low light photography without a flash. The camera has a "blur warning" which you have to turn off since basically anytime you take a picture without the flash it says "Photo is blurred, discard?". And indeed, the photos you take will be blurred. Also the flash is quite weak and is good only for close-up pictures.
By Trottsie - Nov 24, 2005
Strengths: It is small and esay to use.
I think that it has great design with large LCD. Actually, it is very suitable for lady, and can operate very quickly and easily. I am very satisfied with it.
By hsiuwen - Oct 16, 2005