• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 110.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Coolpix S4100
  • Pentax Optio RS1500
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General
Model Number: S4100 RS1500
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $179.95 $149.95
Street Price:   $89.99
Date Available: 2011-02-28 2011-04-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 4.6 oz (131 g)
includes batteries
4.5 oz (128 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 0.8 in.
(95 x 57 x 20 mm)
3.6 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(91 x 56 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 14.1 14.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.43 microns 1.44 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:   RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4320 x 3240 (14.0 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)
4288 x 3216 (13.8 MP, 4:3),
4224 x 2376 (10.0 MP, 16:9),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
1280x720 (30)
1280x720 (15)
640x480 (30)
640x480 (15)
320x240 (30)
320x240 (15)
Movie File Format:   AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Zoom-Nikkor VR Pentax Zoom; 6 elements in 5 groups, 3 aspheric
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 130mm 28 - 110mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.6 - 23mm 4.9 - 19.6mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.2 (wide) / f/6.5 (tele) - ?? f/3.2 (W) / f/5.9 (T) - ???
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
8 - 50 cm
3.1 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to approx. 6.7x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection with Touch AF/AE, Face-Priority AF and Subject Tracking AF Contrast Detection; 3-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto (80 to 1600), Fixed range auto (ISO 80 to 400, 80 to 800); 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto: 100-800, Digital SR 100-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 at 5M) Manual: 100-6400 (ISO 3200-6400 at 5M)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings:   Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual
Shutter Speed Range:   1/2000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes:   TTL Multi-segment
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: 20 Scene modes. Portrait, Night Scene Portrait, Night Scene, Movie, Landscape, Blue Sky, Sunset, Flower, Sport, Pet, Digital SR (ISO 3200-6400 5M), Natural Skin Tone, Kids, Frame Composite, Food, Candlelight, Text, Surf & Snow, Digital Panorama (2M per frame), Half Length Portrait (3M)
Self Timer: 10 or 2, Smile seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: n/a Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Auto + Redeye, On + Redeye
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a Auto ISO: 16ft (wide), 8.5ft (tele)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format:   AVI (Motion JPEG)
Included Memory: 20.0 MB 21.6 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended):   Optional K-AC119 AC adapter kit
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):    
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):    
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds 0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 190 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E19 Proprietary D-LI108
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E19 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary D-LI108 lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM Software CD-ROM S-SW116 with MediaImpression 3.0 for PENTAX (Windows) / MediaImpression 2.1 for PENTAX (Mac)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 4-way VR Image Stabilization, 3" Touchscreen LCD, 720p HD movies, Filter effects such as Soft Focus, Selective Color, Color Options, Fisheye, Miniature and Cross Screen; Smile Timer, Blink Warning, Red-eye Fix, Skin Softening. Available in black, silver, red and plum. Very closely related to RS1000. Only differences are clip-on (screwless) face plates rather than screw-on kind, slightly more internal memory, newer software CD, and slight differences to scene and Auto Picture modes.