Nikon S50 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix S50 
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General
Model Number: S50
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $299.95
Street Price: $282.91
Date Available:  
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.4 oz (125 g)
Size: 3.6 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.
(93 x 59 x 21 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 7.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.88 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/15/10/5)
320x240 (30)
160x120 (15)
Movie File Format: QuickTime
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Zoom-Nikkor (12 elements in 9 groups)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 - 6.6 (wide) / f/4.2 - 8.2 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 cm to Infinity
1.6 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect; 5-area auto, center, manual focus area
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 0
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Preset (custom), Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 224-segment matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom)
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close up, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Back Light, Panorama Assist
Self Timer: 3 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix), Anytime flash, Flash cancel, and Slow sync
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.3 to 6m (W), 0.3 to 4.0m (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: QuickTime
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 3.180
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 2.940
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.250
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): Unlimited
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.780
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.990
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.250
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 3.700
Shutdown Time: 1.700
Play -> Record Time: 2.500
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 4.300
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 2,712.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL8
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL8 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 130
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: PictureProject
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Special Features: Optical Lens shift VR, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Face-priority AF, D-Lighting, Pictmotion.

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