Nikon Coolpix S02 Review

Overall Score

35

Main Features

  • 13 MP 1/3 CMOS Sensor
  • 30-90 mm (3x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 125 - 1600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 77 x 51 x 18 mm, 100g.
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Nikon Coolpix S02 Overview


First introduced in September, 2013, Nikon Coolpix S02 is a 13 MP Compact with a 1/3 (4.8 x 3.6 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Nikon S02 comes with a 4.8 x 3.6 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 6.0 mm (0.23").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix S02

Sensor resolution of Nikon S02 ~ 4158 x 3126 pixels.

Nikon S02 has Crop Factor: 7.21

The sensor has a surface area of 17.3 mm².

There are approximate 12,997,908 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon S02


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix S02 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
30 mm Wide Angle Lens
Touch Screen
3.3 Lens at Wide
100g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 210 shots
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix S02 has an Overall Score of 35/100 and ranked #541 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #946 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon S02 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
34
Value for money score
53
Portability score
100
Overall score
35
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Nikon S02


Nikon Coolpix S02 weighs 100g and has external dimensions of 77 x 51 x 18mm (3.03 x 2.01 x 0.71"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Nikon S02 is 38 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon S02 is less by 19mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon S02
100g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon S02
18mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix S02 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix S02

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix S02 Dimensions Coolpix S02
Nikon Coolpix S01 Nikon S01 96 g 100 g 77 x 52 x 17 mm 77 x 51 x 18 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Sony W830 122 g 100 g 93 x 52 x 23 mm 77 x 51 x 18 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 Canon ELPH 135 127 g 100 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 77 x 51 x 18 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 100 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 77 x 51 x 18 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 100 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 77 x 51 x 18 mm
Nikon Coolpix S7000 Nikon S7000 165 g 100 g 99 x 60 x 27 mm 77 x 51 x 18 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS Canon ELPH 140 IS 127 g 100 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 77 x 51 x 18 mm
Canon ELPH 520 HS Canon ELPH 520 HS 155 g 100 g 87 x 54 x 19 mm 77 x 51 x 18 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix S02


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix S02
Announced September, 2013
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/n/a sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/n/a sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 1.40
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 4.8 x 3.6 mm
Sensor Area 17.3 mm²
Sensor Resolution 13 MP
Max Image Resolution 4160 x 3120
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 125
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 210 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model Built-in
Physical
Weight 100 g
Physical Dimensions 77 x 51 x 18 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type
Storage Slots 0
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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