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Nikon 1 S2

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Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2
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A good spec but a little out of date MILC digital camera
MILC 14.2MP 4592 X 3056 Pixels CMOS Nov 2015
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Nikon 1 S2 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Nikon 1 S2 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4592 x 3056 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

59
Portrait Photography
Average
60
Landscape Photography
Average
43
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
82
Sports Photography
Excellent
90
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Nikon 1 S2 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon 1 S2?

The Nikon 1 S2 is 110mm wide and 60.8mm tall. It is 29.4mm deep and weighs 190g.

Nikon 1 S2 front dimensions
Nikon 1 S2 size in context

Nikon 1 S2 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Nikon 1 S2's sensor megapixels of only 14.2MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 34% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4592 X 3056 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon 1 S2 is 4592 x 3056 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon 1 S2 of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 76% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 S2 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon 1 S2 of 190g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 45% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 240|320 x 120 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon 1 S2 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 S2 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Dustproof

The Nikon 1 S2 is dustproof. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 1 S2's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 35% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon lenses range in aperture from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon 1 S2 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Nikon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 S2 features calendar, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature calendar.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vva221k002, nikon vva221k001, nikon vva222k002, nikon w11275mm, nikon 27699

Barcodes:

00018208276974, 00018208276998, 00018208277063, 00018208890491, 00018208890507, 00018208939695, 00018208939718, 00018208939749, 00018208939763, 00018208998005, 00018208998012

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