Is there a loss of the middle? It’s an image that cries out for editing. Even more puzzling, the clown was a very difficult shot. There are 15 other scene modes like Landscape and Portrait as well as a new Pet Portrait mode and two panorama modes: Nikon Coolpix S Resolution: The camera makes all the decisions, but you have the most options for refining those decisions. This is signalled by the auto focus point glowing green accompanied by a loud bleep of confirmation.

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At telephoto, results are similar, though details are just slightly soft at center. In the digicam battle against the insurgent cellphones, image quality hasn’t been enough to turn back the tide.

Nikon COOLPIX S9100 12.1MP Digital Camera – Black

It’s not always noticeable, and even when it is, it may not bother you. This arrangement also lets you charge the Coolpix S while it’s connected to a computer if you enable that option in the Setup menu.

But the Coolpix S cleverly stored the flash in the top panel with a small release switch on the left side. I just turned the camera on when I needed it and off when I was done. I had no issues with battery life. Then, after about 3 days of use the focus locked up. Chromatic aberration at wide-angle is high in terms of pixel count, with fairly bright blue pixels extending almost halfway across the black area.


Official build dimensions for the Nikon are Given the camera’s portable size that longer than average lens reach is supported by sensor shift anti shake, electronic vibration reduction plus motion detection technology to avoid blur from hand wobble at longer focal lengths; a combination that in practice largely appears to work.

The Scroll Wheel functions quite well as a navigator while still responding to the traditional arrow key presses. Best cameras and lenses While the Coolpix S does include about 74MB of internal storage, you’ll want an SD memory card to store images and movies.

It’s also known as Smart Auto or Intelligent Auto. Nikon really went above and beyond here and we’re on our chair clapping. It’s enough to make the Coolpix S an interesting travel companion, or, in our case, something to bring to the ballpark. At 18x optical, it reaches to a barely handholdable mm from a pretty generous 25mm wide angle that can see more of the room than most digicams.

Movie mode options on the Coolpix S are extensive. It’s a lot like its predecessor, but for the most part, that’s okay. Scotch tape is the only answer I have.

The Coolpix S takes about 1. Optical and digital zoom can be used during Movie capture but backing out of digital into optical isn’t supported. Click to download 9.


I take more photos than Videos so I’m pleased with Photo quality. The latter uses a ghost image on the screen to help you line up your successive photos. Auto produced a strong reddish tint.

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No Wi-Fi or sharing 2. Navigate Review Jump to review page Basic Specifications Full model name: Memory cards with and SD speed class rating of 6 or faster are recommended for HD movie recording. With a new sensor, better autofocus system and more streamlined design, the X line Plus, as you can press down on the edges of the pad to alternatively tab through menu options, you don’t have to use the wheel at all if you don’t want to.

Available body colors include black, red, and silver. Nikon D D Just locks up one day and never works again. The camera focuses so closely that the flash is blocked by the lens, resulting in a harsh shadow across the bottom of the frame.