At A Glance

Above-average image sharpness, but overall image quality was a bit below average. Battery life was poor in our tests.

Manufacturer’s Description

  • 8.1 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches
  • 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor Glass Lens
  • Optical VR Image Stabilization
  • Huge, Bright 3.0-inch High Resolution LCD
  • Slim, Stylish, All-Metal Design
  • Auto Adjusts up to ISO 1600
  • One-Touch Portrait Button
  • The Specs

    Battery Information
    Battery Built-in No
    Battery Included Yes
    Display & Graphics
    Screen Size 3.00 "
    Effective Camera Resolution 8.1 Megapixels
    Exposure
    Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
    Longest Shutter Speed 4 Second
    Flash
    Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash OFF
    General Information
    Manufacturer Nikon Corporation
    Manufacturer Part Number 25574
    UPC Code 018208255740
    Brand Name Nikon
    Product Name Coolpix S51 Compact Camera
    Marketing Information
  • 8.1 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches
  • 3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor Glass Lens
  • Optical VR Image Stabilization
  • Huge, Bright 3.0-inch High Resolution LCD
  • Slim, Stylish, All-Metal Design
  • Auto Adjusts up to ISO 1600
  • One-Touch Portrait Button
  • Product Model S51
    Product Type Compact Camera
    Image
    Maximum Image Resolution 3264 x 2448
    Lens
    Optical Zoom 3.0 x
    Digital Zoom 4.0
    Image Stabilization Optical
    Focus Modes Auto
    Memory
    Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card
    Miscellaneous
    Package Contents
  • Coolpix S51 Digital Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL8
  • Battery Charger MH-62
  • AV/USB Cable UC-E12
  • Strap
  • Dock Insert PV-12
  • Software Suite CD-ROM
  • Network & Communication
    GPS No
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.3"
    Width 3.6"
    Depth 0.8"
    Weight (Approximate) 4.4 oz
    Video
    Video Formats QuickTime Motion JPEG
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Fair
    Color Poor
    Sharpness Good
    Distortion Very Good
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 57.9
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 52.7
    Number of Shots 190.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 103.0
    Image Quality Score Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 63.1
    Image Quality, Exposure 54.3
    Battery Life Score Fair
    Image Quality, Sharpness 44.9
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Overall 48.7
    Image Quality, Color 48.3

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