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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix S02 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: S02
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $179.95
Street Price: $72.65
Date Available: 2013-09-30
Tripod Mount: No
Weight: 3.5 oz (100 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.0 x 2.0 x 0.7 in.
(77 x 51 x 18 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 13.2
Sensor Format: 1/3 inch
Sensor size: 17.28mm2 (4.8mm x 3.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.15 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4160 x 3120 (13.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/15p)
1280x720 (30p/60p)
960x540 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Zoom-NIKKOR; 6 elements in 5 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 30 - 90 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ?? via ND filter
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 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 Detection (Center, Face, Touch)
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 (77,000 px)
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 125
ISO Settings: 125 to 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto
Shutter Speed Range: 1 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative (Matrix, Center-weighted*, Spot*) *with digital zoom active only
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Back Lit Scene HDR, Hand Held Night Scene, Scene Auto Selector: Back Light, Close Up, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait and Portrait.
Self Timer: 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3 to 1.4m; Tele: 0.5 to 0.8m
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types:
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
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):  
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Fixed internal
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: Fixed internal Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 210
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in silver, white, blue or pink.

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