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Nikon 01 Digital Camera

10.1MP 3x CCD 4x Dec 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Ultra-compact, Ultra-lightweight, Stylish Body This Elegant Little Camera Is In A Totally Different League In Terms Of Compactness And Lightness. Measuring Only 77 Mm (3.1 In.) Lengthwise, And... More
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11 Reasons For

Good Brand

Nikon is one of the superior camera manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Nikon also has good reviews for its compact cameras.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

Alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung 90[plb_1216_price], the Lexibook DJ028[plb_1876237_price], or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price].

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon 01 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 01 do not support video capability.

Alternative digital cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the D300s[pl_994_price], or the COOLPIX L23 + 4GB[pl_1643298_price] both from Nikon or the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 01 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 01 also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], or the GE C1033[plb_1772798_price].

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 7,475 megabytes, the Nikon 01's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 01. Across all the compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 01 the internal memorys range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 280MB.

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Has One White Balance

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon 01 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a similar type and age to the 01.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Nikon 01 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all compact cameras that have been available for more than two years is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Nikon 01 has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by digital cameras that are a similar age to the 01.

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Light

The Nikon 01 is one of the lighter cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 01 (only 96 grams) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the 01 the weights range from 20g to 840g.

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20 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

This compact camera digital camera received an expert rating of 68% from Cnetfrance.fr.

Quite Small Optical Zoom

When compared to other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the 01, the optical zoom of the Nikon 01 of only 3 times zoom factor is one of the smallest. The smallest optical zoom of cameras of this age and spec is 3x, the biggest is 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

We compared all the other 3x optical zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the C1433[pl_1772802_price], and the C1233[pl_1772801_price] both from GE or the Nikon Coolpix 5900[plb_2162_price] is also worth considering.

If this compact camera digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Fujifilm X-Q1[plb_2452648_price] (4x), the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (4x), or the Polaroid IS426[plb_2957338_price] (4x) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The megapixels of cameras that were released around the same time as the 01 range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. With a megapixel of only 10.1 megapixels, the Nikon 01 has one of the lower megapixels amongst compact cameras of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 10.1MP cameras currently available including the Nikon COOLPIX L23 + 4GB[plb_1643298_price], the Leica D-Lux 6[plb_1833703_price], or the Canon IXUS 510 HS[plb_408144_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm X-Q1[plb_2452648_price] (12MP), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS10[plb_2396948_price] (12.1MP), or the Canon N100[plb_2118439_price] (12.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon 01 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the 01 which have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Video[plb_1829794_price], or the GE C1033[plb_1772798_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon 01 does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the 01 also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon 9500[plb_1721861_price], or the Sony KHX20BBGSFDI[plb_1543754_price].

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of compact cameras that are a similar age to the 01 is 1" and the largest is 4.8". At only 2.5 inches, the Nikon 01 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 01.

Alternative 2.5" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Samsung L210[plb_1426120_price], the Pentax Efina[plb_2009791_price], or the Nikon D200[plb_1641064_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the DSC-W830[pl_3766520_price] (2.7" and higher rated), or the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price] (2.7" and higher rated) both from Sony or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS10[plb_2396948_price] (2.7" and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon 01 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the 01 also do not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support wi-Fi including the ST200[pl_378406_price], the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price], or the SAMSUNG WB150F[pl_1682907_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The Nikon 01 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D then you might also want to consider the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Vivitar T135[plb_1838910_price], or the Nikon 9500[plb_1721861_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Nikon 01 does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Sony DSC-HX10V/R[plb_1543755_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the 01 are not waterproof. The Nikon 01 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Quite Few Total Megapixels

Cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have total megapixelss of between 10MP and 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP. The total megapixels of the Nikon 01 of only 10.34 megapixels is one of the least amongst cameras that are a comparable age to the 01.

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Quite Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Cameras of a similar age and type to the 01 have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s. The Nikon 01 has a very short slowest camera shutter speed (only 1 second) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 01.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon 01 is more than most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 01.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon 01 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has a 1600 x 1200 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Nikon digital camera have a still image resolution(s) of 2272 x 1704 and 3648 x 2736. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of this spec and age ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the Nikon 01 which takes 190 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other cameras of this age and type that we have assessed the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of, the Nikon 01's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 87 millimeters is one of the shortest. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 250mm, and the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm.

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Only Features One Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The Nikon 01 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of this type and age. The most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Contrast Detection Auto Focus are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon 01 has a higher image resolution than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 01 is 5152 x 3864 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon 01 is more than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 01 is 26mm, and the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. The Nikon 01 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (29 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the 01.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 01

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released over three years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon 01 has a pretty standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the 01.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think the DMC-TZ35[pl_1974789_price], and the DMC-XS1EP[pl_1879277_price] both from Panasonic or the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Pixpro FZ151[pl_2596074_price] (6x and higher rated), or the Pixpro FZ41[pl_3227932_price] (6x and higher rated) both from Kodak or the Samsung WB350F[plb_2134241_price] (5x and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Pre-Flash
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
AV Output
Connection to PC
HDMI
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

(3)
30 May 2005

Nikon étoffe sa panoplie d?accessoire photo avec une solution de stockage portable pour vider ses carte mémoire et visionner ses images. Un appareil qui rejoint l?offre déjà foisonnante de ce... Read more…

24 May 2005

Nikon Coolwalker MSV-01 är en liten och smidig bildbank som bara kan vara värd priset om du redan har en Nikon kamera...

13 December 2014

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders... Read more…

Extremely portable
Easy to use
Captures 720p movies
Extremely small
Good colour reproduction
No manual operation
Heats up while shooting video
Unreliable AF
Lowres screen
No memory card slot

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s01, nikon s01s, nikon s01sl, nikon coolpixs01, nikon crtnkcps01, nikon coolpixs01r, nikon crtnkcps01s, nikon coolpixs01re, nikon coolpixs01red
Barcodes 00018208101191, 00018208131785, 00018208132799, 00018208263479, 00018208263486, 00018208263493, 00018208263509, 00018208929252, 00018208929290, 00018208929320, 00018208929351, 00018208929399, 00182089293990, 00616348084963, 04960759136275, 05055189007871, 08033737552414, 08033737552421, 08033737552438, 08033737552445
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