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Nikon COOLPIX S02 Compact Camera Announced, Price, Specs

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The Nikon COOLPIX S02 digital compact camera is now officially announced from Nikon. Coolpix S02, is a S-series a tiny metal-bodied 13MP compact camera with a smartphone-sized CMOS sensor and 2.7-inch touch-sensitive LCD.

The COOLPIX S02 does not accept memory cards, but comes with 7.3GB of built-in memory stores up to 2300 photos. The S02 built around a 3x 30-90mm equivalent f/3.3-5.9 lens and 13.2 megapixel low-light CMOS sensor captures stunning high resolution images in low light, even without a flash.

Nikon COOLPIX S02 features a large 2.7-inch touchscreen makes it easy to browse photos and videos, and update camera settings, also users can record dazzling Full HD (1080p) videos with stereo sound.



Nikon COOLPIX S02 Compact Camera Features

The Nikon COOLPIX S02 digital compact camera price is $176.95. The new Coolpix S02 slim compact camera is available to buy from the camera stores below. The Coolpix S02 starts shipping from September 19, 2013.  Where to buy Nikon Coolpix S02 digital compact camera.

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Amazon.com $176.95 Buy Now
Adorama.com $176.95 Buy Now

Nikon COOLPIX S02 Compact Camera Features

The new COOLPIX S02 features an easy-navigable home screen and user interface with shortcut menus for quick operation, making it simple to acquire share-worthy images with incredible detail and sharpness. The S02 strikes a balance between style and size, making it a must-have accessory to have on hand at all times.

“The new COOLPIX S02 is Nikon’s latest super sleek offering to give consumers a simple way to achieve exceptional image quality with stylish flair,“ said Bo Kajiwara, Vice President of Marketing, Planning and Customer Experience, Nikon Inc. “The COOLPIX S02 is user-friendly, making it great for capturing memorable moments in an instant with ease.”

The COOLPIX S02’s ultra-compact design houses a 13.2-megapixel CMOS sensor to help users capture amazing image quality and Full HD 1080p video, even in challenging lighting conditions. The 3x zoom NIKKOR lens of the S02 helps produce truly exceptional images that only a camera with a zoom lens can help capture. Though astoundingly small, the S02 is easy to operate thanks to a highly responsive 2.7-inch touch screen, letting the user focus on capturing every precious moment.

In addition to its fashionable, compact design, the COOLPIX S02 also includes user-friendly features like Scene Auto Selector Mode which helps the user effortlessly capture high quality images. To help the user capture images in almost any scenario or lighting condition with ease and confidence, the ideal scene mode is automatically chosen based on the distinctive shooting situation (portrait, landscape, night portrait, night landscape, close-up and backlighting). The COOLPIX S02 also includes a hand-held night scene mode for improved low-light shots and backlit scene HDR for improved picture quality even in brightly lit situations. Additionally, a group of special effects can be used to give images a new fun, creative twist, including Mirror, Sepia, High Contrast Monochrome, High Key and Low Key.

Nikon COOLPIX S02 Compact Camera Specifications

Effective pixels
13.2 million
Image sensor
1/3.1-in. type CMOS; total pixels: approx. 14.17 million
NIKKOR lens with 3x optical zoom; 4.1-12.3 mm (35mm [135] format equivalent: 30-90 mm); f/3.3-5.9
Digital zoom magnification
Up to 4x (35mm [135] format equivalent: approx. 360 mm)
Motion blur reduction
Motion detection (still pictures)
Focus range*1
[W]: Approx. 30 cm (1 ft) to ∞, Macro mode: Approx. 5 cm (2 in.) to ∞
6.7 cm (2.7-in.), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD monitor with touch screen control and anti-reflection coating
Storage media
Internal memory (approx. 7.3 GB)
Image size (pixels)
13 M [4160 x 3120], 4 M [2272 x 1704], 2 M [1600 x 1200]
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)*2
ISO 125-1600 (Auto)
Hi-Speed USB
Power sources
EH-70P Charging AC Adapter (supplied)
Battery life of still shooting*3
Approx. 210 shots
(W x H x D)
Approx. 77.1 x 51.3 x 17.5 mm (3.1 x 2.1 x 0.7 in.) excluding projections*4
Approx. 100 g (3.6 oz)*4
Supplied accessories*5
EH-70P Charging AC Adapter, UC-E16 USB Cable, AN-CP19 Camera Strap
Optional accessories
EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable, CS-CP4-1 Leather case

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