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Nikon Coolpix S01

$389.99
A highly talked about and fully featured 10.1 megapixel 3 times zoom factor camera
Compact 10.1MP 3x Yes Dec 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Nikon Coolpix S01 Review

With good reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix S01 number 189 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

It has great user reviews but below average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 68%, based on 119 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size, design and it is reasonably priced.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Light
1" image sensor size
Quite low megapixel
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution

Nikon Coolpix S01 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon Coolpix S01?

The Nikon Coolpix S01 is 77mm wide and 51.2mm tall. It is 17.2mm deep and weighs 96g.

Nikon Coolpix S01 front dimensions

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Nikon Coolpix S01 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

The average expert rating of this Nikon digital camera is 58 out of 100 based on 16 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and PC Mag. The digital camera expert review sites aren't convinced by this camera.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 103 owner reviews this camera has an overall owner rating of 87%. 25 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report it is a Good Size

Seven people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was compact and two customers who purchased it thought it was easy to carry around.

Very Good Brand

We checked 31,432 expert and owner reviews (including 7,098 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has very good reviews specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Design

Four customers who purchased it thought it was good looking.

  • Pretty good…
  • Its not trying to compete with that -its just a very small beautifully made compact camera that slips easily into your pocket, shirt sleeve or handbag…
    Steve (Amazon) - February 2013
  • All is forgiven with this smooth little beauty…
  • The photos it takes are generally pretty good quality, so if for some reason you need a particularly small camera then this will do the job…
    RayG (Amazon) - November 2012
  • Dinky and beautiful…
  • Nice & tiny, great design, Amazing quality…

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Five owners who bought it agreed that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Three customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people said in their reviews that the product had a good screen.

Users Report a Good Flash

Three people who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good flash.

  • Could have few more prioritized programs and the worst is flash - starting in auto mode every time…
  • Could have few more prioritized programs and the worst is flash - starting in auto mode every time turning the camera on…
  • It's ideally suited to taking pictures outdoors in bright light, as the flash (hardly surprising) isn't so powerful…

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Seven owners wrote that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

19 owners who purchased the product thought it was able to produce good images.

Users Report Great Product Quality

13 customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality.

Customers Report it is Robust

Four owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was well made.


Features

Quite Low Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of digital cameras is 0.3MP and the highest is 80MP. With a megapixel of only 10.1 megapixels, the Coolpix S01 has a quite low megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix S01 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras. This digital camera has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Light

When compared to other cameras that we have assessed, the Nikon Coolpix S01's weight of only 96 grams is one of the lightest. Cameras have weights of between 1g and 1.5kg.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.9" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of digital cameras is 0.34x, the biggest is 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x. With an optical zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S01 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Coolpix S01 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.5 inches, the Coolpix S01 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. The display diagonals of cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix S01 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Only 640 Pixels Video Resolution

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon Coolpix S01 has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (29 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S01 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 2,000mm. The Coolpix S01 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 87 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Coolpix S01 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras which have an HDMI.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon Coolpix S01 has a pre-flash. Most of the other cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon Coolpix S01 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Coolpix S01 is a digital camera that takes 190 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Features Smile Detection

The Coolpix S01 features smile detection. Most of the other cameras also feature smile detection.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon Coolpix S01 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB. With an internal memory of 7,475 megabytes, the Coolpix S01 has one of the biggest internal memory amongst cameras of this age.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the Nikon Coolpix S01 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix S01 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras do support Full HD video.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since December 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon coolpixs01red, nikon crtnkcps01s, nikon f3556g, nikon s01sl
Barcodes 00018208101191, 00018208131785, 00018208132799, 00018208263479, 00018208263486, 00018208263493, 00018208929252, 00018208929290, 00018208929320, 00018208929351, 00018208929399, 00182089293990, 00616348084963, 04960759136275, 05055189007871, 08033737552414, 08033737552421, 08033737552438, 08033737552445

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