Effective pixels
5.1 million
Image modes
High (2592*), Normal (2592), Normal (2048), PC (1024), TV (640)
3x Zoom-Nikkor ED; 5.8-17.4mm (35mm [135] format equivalent to 35-105mm); f/3.0-5.4; 12 elements in 10 groups; Digital zoom: up to 4x
LCD monitor
2.5-inch type, 110,000-dot Amorphous silicon TFT LCD monitor with brightness adjustment
Storage media
Internal memory: approx. 12MB, SD memory card (optional)
Number of frames
(w/internal memory)
5M: High (2592*) approx. 5, Normal (2592) approx. 10, 3M: Normal (2048) approx. 17
Shooting modes
Auto, Scene Assist (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait), Scene (Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night landscape, Close up, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Back light, Panorama assist, Voice recording), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Blur Warning, Date imprint, Self-timer (10 sec.), Single, Continuous (approx. 1.8fps), Multi-shot 16 (16 frames 1/16 in size), [Movie] With sound: TV movie (640) at 15fps, Small size (320) at 15fps, Smaller size (160) at 15fps; Without sound: Time-lapse movie at 15fps
Built-in flash
Range: 0.3-2.5m/ 1' - 8'2" (W), 0.3-1.4m/ 1' - 4'7" (T); Flash modes: Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix), Anytime Flash, Flash Cancel and Slow sync.
Water resistance
Equivalent to IEC 60529 IPX4 ("splash proof")*
Battery life
190 frames (approx.) with one Rechargeable Battery EN-EL8
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 91.9 x 59 x 22mm (3.6 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.)
Approx. 140g (5 oz.) (without battery and memory card)
  • *Based on Nikon test results. The all-weather metal body of the COOLPIX S2 offers "splash proof" water resistance. It is not waterproof and should never be immersed in water.

Specifications are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.