Nikon COOLPIX S01

Last Updated (05 June’13):
- Review & Sample Photos @ Engadget

Nikon COOLPIX S01 is a 10.1-Megapixels Resolution CCD Sensor Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom NIKKOR Glass Lens. It features 29-87mm Equivalent NIKKOR VR Lens, EXPEED C2 Image-Processing Engine, One Touch 720p HD Movie Recording, 7.3GB Internal Memory, Built-In Battery & Flash, Automatic Scene Detection, Special Effects and Creative Modes, and has a 2.5-inch Rear Touch Screen LCD. The camera measures (W x H x D) 3.1 x 2.1 x 0.7″ / 7.87 x 5.33 x 1.78 cm and weight 3.4 oz / 96 g.

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Overall Rating: ★★★½☆

Expert Reviews

Nikon COOLPIX S01 Reviews

Engadget reviews the Nikon COOLPIX S01 and writes;
“Just a quick recap: here you get a 10-megapixel CCD sensor, 3x optical zoom (29mm to 87mm), 720p video capture, several filter effects and a simple touch interface on a 2.5-inch LCD.”
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Photographyblog reviews the Nikon COOLPIX S01 and writes;
” talking of Android, the S01 here doesn’t appear to offer much more functionality – save its 3x optical zoom – than your smartphone when it comes to photos and video. In fact in some respects it offers less, as there’s no Bluetooth or Wi-Fi built in (and obviously it can’t make calls or surf the Internet!). Plus image quality is only slightly better than the average smartphone – at a pinch.”
Rating: ★★★½☆

Pocket-lint reviews the Nikon COOLPIX S01 and writes;
“Although miniature, this £149 compact isn’t as tricky to use as we first assumed it might be. It’s not as immediately comfortable as a standard compact though, but this looks like the perfect pocket or handbag-friendly snapper.”
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Imaging-resource reviews the Nikon COOLPIX S01 and writes;
“Beneath its scratch-resistant, stainless body lies a 1/3-inch type CCD image sensor, a size more commonly associated with camera phones, but instead of the typical cameraphone fixed aperture, fixed focal length, and often fixed-focus lens, the Nikon S01 places a small 3x optical zoom lens.”
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Ephotozine reviews the Nikon COOLPIX S01 and writes;
“It’s a very stylish and cute camera you could take anywhere with you and forget you had it on you. Built in lithium-ion battery that can’t be removed as well as 7.3gb of memory.”
Rating: ★★★☆☆

Video Reviews

Nikon COOLPIX S01 Video Review by Engadget

Nikon COOLPIX S01 Video Review by TheAllYouLike

Nikon COOLPIX S01 Video Review by adoramaTV

Samples

Nikon COOLPIX S01 Sample Photos

- Nikon COOLPIX S01 Sample Photos @ Nikon.com

- Nikon COOLPIX S01 Sample Photos @ Photographyblog

- Nikon COOLPIX S01 Sample Photos @ Flickr

Manual

Nikon COOLPIX S01 User Manual (PDF)

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- Download Nikon COOLPIX S01 User Manual (PDF – 3.44 MB)

Features

Nikon COOLPIX S01 Features

The Nikon COOLPIX S01 offers a sleek and exquisite design which makes it perfect to take brilliant photos and HD movies and fits in your pocket. It comes with 10.1 megapixel resolution image sensor which lets you capture outstanding quality photos and HD (720p) videos. While the 3x optical Zoom-NIKKOR glass lens lets you zoom in a group photos or landscapes, to close-up portraits and zoomed images with sharp and bright results. Moreover, the EXPEED C2 processing engine ensures you’ll get high speed performance to capture images and videos.

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Not only that, this camera also features a simple 2.5-inch touchscreen interface makes it easy to swipe through your photos, view your videos, adjust the camera settings, and add creative effects. You can also use Scene Mode when you’re shooting photos and videos that allows the camera automatically detects what you’re shooting and selects the best camera setting for you such as Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Close-up or Backlighting.

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Nikon COOLPIX S01 Features:

+ 10.1MP Resolution 1/2.9″ CCD Sensor

+ 3x Optical, 4x Digital Zoom

+ 29-87mm Equivalent NIKKOR VR Lens

+ 2.5″ Rear Touch Screen LCD

+ EXPEED C2 Image-Processing Engine

+ One Touch 720p HD Movie Recording

+ 7.3GB Internal Memory

+ Built-In Battery & Flash

+ Automatic Scene Detection

+ Special Effects and Creative Modes

+ Filter Effects

+ Motion Blur Reduction

+ Smart Portrait System

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