Nikon S51c Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix S51c 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: S51c
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $329.95
Street Price: $251.97
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.0 oz (142 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.
(98 x 59 x 21 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3246 x 2448 (7.9 MP, Other),
3200 x 1800 (5.8 MP, 16:9),
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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.9
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15/10/5, 30, 15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.28
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 8.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 cm to Infinity
1.6 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/3.3 - 6.6 (wide) / f/4.2 - 8.4 (tele)
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (100 - 800), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Manual, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 224 segment matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom)
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/indoor, Beach/snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night Landscape, Close up, Museum, Fireworks, Copy, Backlight, Panorama assist, High sensitivity
Self Timer: 10, 3 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction, Off, Fill, Slow Sync
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.3 to 6m (W); 0.3 to 4m (T)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 13.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Other Connection: Multi-connector (supports ImageLink), IEEE 802.11b/g
Included Software: Nikon Software Suite CD
OS Compatibility: Windows Vista, XP; Mac OS X 10.3.9, 10.4.x
Power
Battery Form Factor: 1 x proprietary EN-EL8
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 150
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical VR image stabilization, Face Priority AF, D-lighting, Best Shot Selector, Pictmotion, IEEE 802.11b/g WiFi.

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