Close
Nikon 1 S2

71

Overall Score

Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2
40 Images + 4 Videos

Loading image...
A fully featured but slightly out of date MILC camera
MILC 14.2MP 4592 X 3056 Pixels CMOS Nov 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Maximum Image Resolution Sensor Type Release Date
Compare
Share on

Nikon 1 S2 Compare Cheapest UK Prices

Sorry, currently not available from shops in the United Kingdom.
Check international prices

Notify Me When Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Nikon 1 S2 Compare UK Used Prices

Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Nikon 1 S2 Review

Released 2 years ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the Nikon 1 S2 number 784 across all digital cameras.
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

59
Portrait Photography
Average
60
Landscape Photography
Average
43
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
82
Sports Photography
Excellent
90
Wildlife Photography
Excellent

Nikon 1 S2 Video Reviews

How Big is the Nikon 1 S2?

The Nikon 1 S2 is 110mm wide and 60.8mm tall. It is 29.4mm deep and weighs 190g.

Nikon 1 S2 front dimensions
Nikon 1 S2 size in context

Nikon 1 S2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 40,636 expert and owner reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good ratings for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since November 2015.

Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon 1 S2 of only 14.2MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 34% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit

Only 4592 X 3056 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon 1 S2 is 4592 x 3056 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit

Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Edit

Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon 1 S2 of 12,800 is higher than 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit

Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

Chart Hide Chart What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 S2 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

Chart Hide Chart What is a built-in flash? Less Edit

Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon 1 S2 of 190g is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 55% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "weight" mean? Less Edit

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Nikon 1 S2 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

Chart Hide Chart What is a GPS (satellite)? Less Edit

Features Calendar

The Nikon 1 S2 features calendar, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature calendar.

Chart Hide Chart What is calendar? Less Edit

Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 240|320 x 120 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

Chart Hide Chart What does "video resolution" mean? Less Edit

Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon lenses range in aperture from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

Chart Hide Chart What does "maximum aperture number" mean? Less Edit

Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon 1 S2 has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

Chart Hide Chart What is an anti-dust function? Less Edit

Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 S2 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

Chart Hide Chart What is Full HD video? Less Edit

Dustproof

The Nikon 1 S2 is dustproof. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

Chart Hide Chart What does "dustproof" mean? Less Edit

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 1 S2's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 64% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon vva221k002, nikon vva221k001, nikon vva222k002, nikon w11275mm, nikon 27699

Barcodes:

00018208276974, 00018208276998, 00018208277063, 00018208890491, 00018208890507, 00018208939695, 00018208939718, 00018208939749, 00018208939763, 00018208998005, 00018208998012

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2 - Other Digital Cameras Worth Considering

(25 reviews)
25.00
A lot lighter
Better brand
30% higher megapixels
Best Available Price
Park Cameras 25.00

(34 reviews)
49.95
71g lighter
Better for everyday photography
Higher megapixels
Best Available Price
IJT Direct 49.95

(3 reviews)
62.04
41% lighter
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 62.04

(473 reviews)
77.00
Better for landscape photography
GPS (satellite)
Best Available Price
Harrison Cameras Direct 77.00

(457 reviews)
99.95
461,000 pixels higher display resolution
Better for everyday photography
Better for landscape photography
Best Available Price
IJT Direct 99.95

(144 reviews)
99.95
Very good for portrait photography
12% higher megapixels
10 more battery life
Best Available Price
IJT Direct 99.95

(93 reviews)
99.99
Better Chip.de review score
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 99.99

(12 reviews)
110.35
1.95MP higher megapixels
Good for portrait photography
10g lighter
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 110.35

Today's Best Digital Camera Deals

10% Price Drop
{Sony Alpha A7S
130 reviews
£1,749.97
Was £1,941 (35 days ago)
Camera Type
SLR
Megapixels
12.4MP
Maximum Image Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
9% Price Drop
{Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ80
75 reviews
£298.99
Was £329 (24 days ago)
Camera Type
Compact
Megapixels
18.1MP
Optical Zoom
30x
6% Price Drop
{Sony Cybershot DSC-WX
£148.99
Was £159 (73 days ago)
Camera Type
Compact
Megapixels
18.2MP
Optical Zoom
20x
34% Price Drop
{Kodak AZ401
8 reviews
£99.00
Was £149 (30 days ago)
Camera Type
Bridge
Megapixels
16.15MP
Optical Zoom
40x
13% Price Drop
{Kodak Pixpro AZ252
4 reviews
£94.99
Was £109 (74 days ago)
Camera Type
Bridge
Megapixels
16MP
Optical Zoom
25x
View More Digital Camera Deals