Nikon S700 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix S700 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: S700
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $329.95
Street Price: $272.00
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.2 oz (147 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.5 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.
(89 x 54 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/1.72 inch
Sensor size: 41.5152mm2 (7.44mm x 5.58mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.86 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 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
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/15/10/5)
320x240 (30/15)
160x120 (15)
Movie File Format: AVI
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: Nikkor lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 111 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 or f/8.0 (wide) / f/5.4 or f/15.4 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 6 cm to Infinity
2.4 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detect: 9-area, center, manual selection of 99 areas
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): 2.7
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):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto (64 - 1000), 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Flash, White Balance Preset
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment matrix, center-weighted, spot (digital zoom)
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Night Portrait, Sports, Landscape, Party, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Museum, Fireworks Show
Self Timer: 3 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Slow sync, Redeye reduction with slow sync, Forced flash, Flash cancel/ flash off, Auto with red-eye reduction, Anytime flash
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.3 to 4.8m (W), 0.3 to 2.4m (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: AVI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 1.1
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC In
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 2.36
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 1.67
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 0.71
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 3
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.610
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.770
Shutter Lag with Flash: 0.688
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.009
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.50
Shutdown Time: 1.10
Play -> Record Time: 1.90
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 0.90
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 680
Power
Battery Form Factor: 1 x proprietary EN-EL10
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL10 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 150
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Nikon Software Suite CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: VR Image Stabilization, In-camera Red-Eye Fix, Face-Priority AF, D-Lighting, Distortion Control. Note: With Disortion Control on (default is off), geometric distortion drops from 0.9% barrel to 0.1% pincushion at wide-angle, and from 0.3% to 0.03% barrel at telephoto.

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