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Nikon 1 S2 Digital Camera

£249.99
MILC 14.2MP CMOS Nov 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Full HD Video Release Date
One industry award
Supports video recording
Good image quality and colour
13 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this medium megapixel digital camera. This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Six experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com have rated this medium megapixel digital camera on average 68%.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 25,424 user and expert reviews (including 1,649 verified purchases), Nikon has good ratings for its cameras. Nikon also has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon 1 S2 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also support video recording.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was November 2015 when this medium megapixel digital camera was released.


Design

Good Image Quality and Colour

Two owners considered that the Nikon 1 S2 was good quality. Ephotozine mentioned three years ago “Good image quality and colour” . Digital Versus said in their review of this digital camera also three years ago “Elegant design, quality finish” .


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon 1 S2 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Coolpix S9600 (£190), or the Coolpix L840 (£269.99) both from Nikon or the Pentax K-50 (£283) which all of have better reviews.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 230,000 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels. The Nikon 1 S2 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 460,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The Nikon 1 S2 is fairly light (only 190 grams) compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera. The lightest digital camera that is a similar age to this digital camera is 120g and the heaviest is 590g.

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Camera

Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon 1 S2 has an anti-dust function. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also have an anti-dust function.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon 1 S2 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have an AC adapter included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon 1 S2 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Nikon 1 S2 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Has an HDMI

The Nikon 1 S2 has an HDMI, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The Nikon 1 S2 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most medium megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and 12800 are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Picture Quality

14.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 14.2 megapixels camera.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth considering include the Nikon Coolpix L840 (£269.99) (16MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Lots of Video Modes

Three customers who reviewed it thought it was good for video recording. Dp Review mentioned “Good stills and videos”. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this digital camera “Lots of video modes”.

High Speed Continuous Shooting

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Ephotozine mentioned in their Nikon 1 S2 review “High speed continuous shooting” . They also wrote “High speed video modes (albeit at low resolution” in their review.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon vva223k001, nikon 27699
Barcodes 00018208276974, 00018208276998, 00018208277063, 00018208890491, 00018208890507, 00018208939695, 00018208939718, 00018208939749, 00018208939763, 00018208998005, 00018208998012

Nikon 1 S2 Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon 1 S2 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,997 product attributes, 171,823 digital camera reviews and 3,191,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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