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10.1 Megapixels | Shock, dirt and water resistant | 720p HD video

Large buttons, simple layout and user-friendly interface

The COOLPIX S30 features a unique symmetrical design with buttons placed and sized to make it really simple to use. The lens and LCD monitor is placed in the middle of the camera, which lets kids hold the camera without their hands getting in the way. The large LCD monitor gives you a clear, easy to understand view of the cameras functions and the camera goes from power-up to still image or movie shooting mode with dedicated buttons.

  • Making your photos fun to view and share The built-in album-making feature of the COOLPIX S30 lets you create scrapbooks for quick access to your favourite pictures. And you can create original slide shows with animated effects and music to enjoy with friends or family. You can even add two voice messages to each picture and share them with a friend or loved one.
  • HD movies and easy auto mode Capture all the fun and colour wherever you go, the COOLPIX S30 lets you record full 720p HD movies.
  • Designed tough for all to enjoy Designed tough for all to enjoy
  • Fun to view & share photos Fun to view & share photos
  • Large buttons and simle layout for kids Large buttons and simple layout for kids
  • Slideshow pop-art Slideshow pop-art

COOLPIX range video


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Full feature list

  • 10.1 effective-megapixel CCD image sensor
  • EXPEED C2 image processing engine
  • 720p movie recording
  • 10 optimised scene modes
  • Change colours (creative slider)

Tech Specs

Type of Camera Compact digital camera
Effective Pixels 10.1 million
Image Sensor 1/3 in. type CCD; approx. 10.44 million total pixels
Lens 3x optical zoom, NIKKOR lens
Lens – Focal length 4.1-12.3 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 29.1-87.3 mm lens in 35 mm (135) format)
Lens – f/-number f/3.3-5.9
Lens construction 6 elements in 5 groups
Digital zoom Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 349 mm lens in 35 mm (135) format)
Vibration reduction Electronic VR (still pictures)
Autofocus (AF) Contrast-detect AF
Focus range (from lens) [W]: Approx. 30 cm (1 ft) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity
Shoot close-ups, Shoot under water, Photograph food, Highlight colors, Take soft pictures, Create a diorama effect: Approx. 5 cm (2 in.) (wide-angle position) to infinity.
Focus-area selection Centre, face detection
Monitor 6.7-cm (2.7-in.), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with 5-level brightness adjustment
Monitor – Frame coverage (shooting mode) Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical
Monitor – Frame coverage (playback mode) Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Storage – Media Internal memory (approx. 47 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
Storage – File system DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
Storage – File formats Still pictures: JPEG; Messages: WAV; Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
Image mode (image types) 10M [3648 × 2736]; 4M [2272 × 1704]; 2M [1600 × 1200]
Shooting Modes Auto, Choose a Style (Point and shoot, Shoot close-ups, Shoot under water, Take a series of pictures, Shoot at intervals, Photograph food, Highlight colors, Take soft pictures, Create a diorama effect, Photograph fireworks)
Take a series of pictures Up to about 4 pictures at about 1.5 fps
Movie Large (720p) (default setting): 1280 × 720/approx. 30 fps, Small (640): 640 × 480/approx. 30 fps
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity) Auto (auto gain from ISO 80 to 1600)
Exposure – Metering 256-segment matrix, centre-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x, spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure control Progra mmed auto exposure with motion detection and exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
Shutter Speed 1/2000 -1 s; 4 s (Choose a style is set to Photograph fireworks)
Aperture Electronically-controlled ND filter (-3 AV) selection
Aperture – Range 2 steps (f/3.3 and f/9.3 [W])
Self-timer Approx. 10 s, smile timer
Built-in flash – Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.3 to 3.5 m (1 ft to 11 ft); [T]: 0.5 to 2.0 m (1 ft 8 in. to 6 ft 7 in.)
Built-in flash – Flash control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Interface Hi-Speed USB
Interface – Data Transfer Protocol MTP, PTP
Video output Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
HDMI output Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
I/O terminal Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O(USB)
Supported languages Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sources Two LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries; Two FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries; Two EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (available separately)
Battery life Still pictures*1: Approx. 240 shots when using alkaline batteries; Approx. 700 shots when using lithium batteries; Approx. 410 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries; Movies: Approx. 50 min when using alkaline batteries (Large (720p)); Approx. 3 h 45 min when using lithium batteries (Large (720p)); Approx. 2 h 25 min when using EN-MH2 batteries (Large (720p)); The maximum file size for a single movie is 4 GB and the maximum movie length for a single movie is 29 minutes, even when there is sufficient free space on the memory card for longer recording.
Tripod socket 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 101.9 × 64.8 × 39.4 mm (4.1 × 2.6 × 1.6 in.) (excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 214 g (7.6 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)
Operating environment – Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Operating environment – Humidity Less than 85% (no condensation)
Waterproof JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under our testing conditions); Capacity to shoot pictures underwater up to a depth of 3 m (9.8 ft) and for 60 minutes
Dustproof JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent (under our testing conditions)
Shockproof Cleared our testing conditions*2 compliant with MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock
Supplied accessories Camera Strap, LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x2), USB Cable UC-E16, Brush, ViewNX 2 Installer CD, Reference Manual CD
Optional accessories Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B2 (set of two EN-MH2 batteries), Rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2-B4 (set of four EN-MH2 batteries), Battery Charger MH-72 (includes two rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2), Battery Charger MH-73 (includes four rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2), Audio Video Cable EG-CP14
Note *1 Based on Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards for measuring the life of camera batteries. Measured at 23 (±2)°C (73 (±4)°F); zoom adjusted with each shot, flash fired with every other shot, Choose a size > Photos set to Large (10 megapixels) (3648 × 2736). Battery life may vary depending on shooting interval and length of time menus and images are displayed. The included batteries are for trial use only. *2 Dropped from a height of 80 cm (32 in.) onto a surface of 5 cm (2 in.) thick plywood (changes in appearance, such as paint peeling off and deformation of the drop shock portion and waterproof performance are not subject to the test). These tests do not guarantee that the camera will be free from damage or trouble under all conditions.

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