A number of Nikon Coolpix S1 owners agreed that it was able to produce good images. Eleven years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “Picture quality is good”. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S1 review in the same month “The Nikon Coolpix S1 is a super-slim 5.1-megapixel camera featuring state-of-the-art technology like the exclusive Face Priority AF (Auto Focus) feature, enhanced image quality” .
One person who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix S1 reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Cnet.com mentioned in their review eleven years ago “Digital camera, 5,100,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5 in - Color” .
One Nikon Coolpix S1 reviewer said that it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Megapixel.net wrote “The body of the Coolpix S1 is entirely metal-clad, its finishing mostly satin with a few bright highlights”.