Nikon Coolpix S5 Specifications

Nikon Coolpix S5

Nikon Coolpix S5

Part Number: 25541 (Reviewed) Released: February 27, 2006

General

  • Depth
    0.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    6180000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    With a slim profile of 0.8 in., this camera fits easily into a pocket or purse. A panoramic assist function is provided in this camera, making it ideal for vacation pictures. Video capture ability makes this camera ideal for social functions or vacation s
  • Available Body Colors
    blue, silver
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Exposure & White Balance

  • Exposure Metering Zones
    256
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    back light, beach/snow, panorama assist, party/indoor, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, close-up, copy, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, museum, night landscape, night portrait
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cyanotype, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 8.5 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 5.8 - 17.4 mm - f/3.0-5.4 - zoom
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 12 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Special Functions
    zoom
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.0-5.4
  • Min Focal Length
    5.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    17.4 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1.6 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    10
  • Element Qty
    12
  • Features
    ED glass

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    21 MB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 2816 x 2112
    Normal JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 1024 x 768
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 15 fps
    QuickTime - 160 x 120 - 15 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.2 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 3 sec
  • Features
    audio recording, auto power save, interval shooting mode, blur warning, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, face-priority AF function, in-camera red-eye fix

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    USB, composite video/audio output, docking station
  • Qty
    1

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Nikon PictureProject

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL8
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Nikon EN-EL8

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon Coolpix
  • Model
    S5
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.2 frames per second
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Cyanotype, Sepia, Vivid
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 3 sec
  • Features
    audio recording, auto power save, interval shooting mode, blur warning, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, face-priority AF function, in-camera red-eye fix

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering Zones
    256
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    back light, beach/snow, panorama assist, party/indoor, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, close-up, copy, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, museum, night landscape, night portrait

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.7 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    0.22 lbs, 4.76 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    6 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
  • Total Pixels
    6180000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • RAM
    21 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    PictBridge support, direct print

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    8.5 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    fine, normal
  • Image Resolution
    1024 x 768, 2048 x 1536, 2816 x 2112, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Resolution
    160 x 120, 320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    15 frames per second, 30 frames per second

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    2.0
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    2.1
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.3
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.8

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.
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Nikon Coolpix S5

Part Number: 25541 Released: Feb 27, 2006
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