I also had the Nikon S with me for various trips into Manhattan. Results of these handheld shots were mixed as the 4-way VR didn’t deliver rock solid images compared the 5-way system of the Coolpix P It’s time to send the “red” in for repair. The ad does not inform my purchase. Please try your search again later. The Bad Soft photos on either side of ISO ; white balance is a little off; no manual or semimanual shooting modes. CNET may get a commission from these offers.

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Possibly that Reagan-era shutterbug who just woke up might need it, but that’s about it. As noted, the camera travels the zoom range smoothly, and at 10x the time it takes from mm is rather quick.

For the same price as its predecessor you get a lot more camera, better photos, and burst shooting capable of coolpxi to 10 frames per second, among other performance gains.

The dial has rather limited choices as we’ll detail shortly–just realize there are no PASM options; in fact major manual adjustments are nowhere to be found on this camera beyond EV, white balance, and ISO. THe presets work great and there’s even a preset where one can easily set lighting compensation in such a way that it even works for a novice who wants good travel pics under most circumstances. Nikon Coolpix S Black sblack. Its design was really the only thing that made it above average.


If you plan to do a lot of panning from side to side or shooting fast-moving ni,on, there is a lot of judder. See all customer images.

The S also includes MB of built-in memory.

See questions and answers. I am very disappointed with that. See Printed results below for more on how this affects prints.

The Nikon S stores images on Secure Digital cards. This item Nikon Coolpix S It’s a lot like its predecessor, but for the most part, that’s okay. I think the stereo mic was overkill, it’s not like you’re shooting a movie with this thing, but the video is adequate. If you have never used a digital camera before, or you’re upgrading from a more basic model, reading the well-written and easy-to-follow manual before you start is a good idea.

It’s easy to expect too much from a pocket long zoom, but we think the Nikon S will serve very well for most casual photographers.

Discuss Nikon Coolpix S There are 17 Scene modes, including the Scene Auto Selector, which automatically recognizes the shooting situation and adjusts camera settings accordingly for great photos bikon any environment.

In Auto you can access white balance, ISO, and a few others.

Nikon Coolpix S review: Nikon Coolpix S – CNET

You’d have to be super picky to find any issues with them. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The images are only 1-megapixel resolution and there’s a substantial wait while the camera stores all those photos, but if you’re trying to capture a specific moment in time, this is your best bet with this camera. If you’re a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you increase your sales.


Read about our customers’ top-rated cameras on our review page: I have two of this beauties – a gold one for about 6 years and when the glass lens became scratched due to the lens iris dragging a piece of grit over the lens as it closed But it’s not the end of the world or a showstopper.

I love the automatic scene selection.

Standing out is the Record button, marked with a red dot for capturing videos 1,x1, at 30 fps on the top right next to the thumb rest.

Nikon does an excellent job of controlling both barrel distortion at the wide end and s81000 at the telephoto end of the lens.

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The Night Portrait mode takes consecutive shots which expose the portrait subject and background separately, then immediately combines the exposures to create a blur-free portrait.

Within the Nikon S’s 1. BSI sensors place their circuitry on the reverse non-light gathering side of the image sensor, offering up more of the active side of the sensor for photodiode area, hence potentially increasing image sensitivity and nkkon noise levels.