Some people who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Twelve years ago expert website Expertreviews.co.uk rated the product 4 stars and said “Picture quality is good”. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “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” in their review.
One Nikon Coolpix S1 owner who bought the Nikon Coolpix S1 thought it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote twelve years ago “Digital camera, 5,100,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5 in - Color” although they only scored it 3 stars.
One person who bought it concluded that it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Twelve years ago expert review site Megapixel.net mentioned “The body of the Coolpix S1 is entirely metal-clad, its finishing mostly satin with a few bright highlights”.