13.2 Megapixels
3 x zoom
Easy to use
Ultra Compact
Full (1080p) HD video recording
Stylish design

The COOLPIX S02 is an ultra-compact camera that shines in looks and optics. With a body smaller than a business card, it delivers big impact with vivid images and videos – even at night. A touch panel display and easy-to-master functions let you capture all of life’s special moments.

Fits in the palm of your hand

At a slim 17.5mm and weighing a mere 100g, the S02 is one of the most compact cameras around. Perfect to slip into a pocket or bag, you can take it everywhere you go and never miss a photo opportunity again.

Versatile performance

With 13.2 Megapixels and stunning Full (1080p) HD video recording the COOLPIX SO2 puts exceptional imaging power in your hands.

Contemporary & stylish design

Created with aesthetics as well as practical functionality in mind, the SO2 combines a smooth streamlined profile with a durable, highly polished stainless steel finish.

Features List

Easy to use GUI (Graphic User Interface)

Exceptional results are a breeze. The COOLPIX S02 sports a large 6.7 cm (2.7 inch) approx. 230k-dot TFT LCD touch screen enhanced by a simple four-segment menu; or customise it to one touch for your favourite settings. The anti-reflective monitor makes shooting and viewing images a joy.

A stylish companion

Size, performance, practicality and style – no matter which way you look at it, the COOLPIX S02 is a winner. Every aspect has been carefully thought out, from materials through to colours and finish. It’s available in blue, white or silver with a mirror-like finish and controls have also been reduced to the minimum adding to its streamlined look.

Capture the beauty of the night

The S02 is not only stylish enough for an evening out, it’s an exceptional performer, especially in low light. An advanced CMOS delivers incredible noise-reduction and high sensitivity of up to ISO1600. Night shots come alive, thanks to its Consecutive Shot Combining Technology.

Nikon’s imaging power with advanced shooting and editing functions

The COOLPIX S02 delivers the superior imaging power expected from a Nikon digital camera. Plus you’ll enjoy a choice of special effects and filter effects that make filming and photography simple and fun.

Full feature list:

  • A 13.2-million pixel CMOS image sensor
  • A 3x optical zoom NIKKOR lens that covers a broad range of focal lengths from wide-angle 30mm to 90mm (equivalents in 35mm format)
  • The EXPEED C2 high-speed, highly-precise image-processing engine that reproduces a rich expression of tones
  • A built-in xenon flash
  • Easy auto mode: the camera automatically determines the best scene mode based on shooting conditions, when you frame the subject
  • Special Effects: Nostalgic sepia, High-contrast monochrome, High key, and Low key – can be set prior to snapping photos or recording movies to achieve the desired exposure or colours
  • Filter Effects: Toy camera effect, Soft, Fisheye, Miniature effect, Vivid colour, Black-and-white, Sepia, and Cyanotype – for in-camera editing of photos
  • HD movie recording in 1080p format

Tech Specs

Type Compact digital camera
Number of effective pixels 13.2 million
Image sensor 1/3.1-in. type CMOS; total pixels: approx. 14.17 million
Lens 3x optical zoom, NIKKOR lens
Focal length 4.1-12.3 mm (angle of view equivalent to 30-90 mm lens in 35 mm format)
f/-number f/3.3-5.9
Construction 6 elements in 5 groups
Digital zoom magnification Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to approx. 360 mm lens in 35 mm format)
Vibration reduction Electronic VR (movies)
Motion blur reduction Motion detection (still pictures)
Autofocus (AF) Contrast-detect AF
Focus range (measured from center of front surface of lens) [W]: Approx. 30 cm (1 ft) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity
Aapprox. 5 cm (2 in.) – (W) or approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) – (T) in macro close-up mode
Focus-area selection Center, face priority, manual (tap to select)
Monitor 6.7 cm (2.7-in.), approx. 230k-dot touch screen TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
Frame coverage (shooting) Approx. 96% vertical and horizontal
Frame coverage (playback) Approx. 100% vertical and horizontal
Storage medium Internal memory (approx. 7.3 GB)
File system DCF, Exif 2.3, DPOF-compliant
File formats Still pictures: JPEG
Movies: MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with LPCM stereo sound)
Image size (pixels) 13 M [4160 x 3120]
4 M [2272 x 1704]
2 M [1600 x 1200]
Shooting Modes Scene selection (Scene auto selector, Hand-held night scene, Backlit scene HDR), Special effects
Movie frame size (pixels) 1080/30p (default setting): 1920 x 1080/16:9, 720/30p: 1280 x 720/16:9, iFrame 540/30p: 960 x 540/16:9, HS 720/2x: 1280 x 720/16:9, HS 1080/0.5x: 1920 x 1080/16:9
ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity) ISO 125-1600
Exposure metering mode Matrix, center-weighted (at under 2x digital zoom), spot (at 2x digital zoom and up)
Exposure control Programmed auto with exposure compensation (±2 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/2000-1 s
Aperture Electronically-selected neutral density (ND) filter (-2 AV)
Range 2 positions (f/3.3 and f/6.6 [W])
Self-timer Approx. 10 seconds
Built-in flash range (approx.; auto ISO) [W]: 0.3-1.4 m (1 ft – 4 ft 7 in.)
[T]: 0.5-0.8 m (1 ft 8 in. – 2 ft 7 in.)
Flash control TTL auto with monitor preflashes
Interface Hi-Speed USB
Data Transfer Protocol MTP, PTP
Video output NTSC, PAL
I/O terminal Audio video output/digital I/O (USB)
HDMI micro connector (Type D) (HDMI output)
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sources Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery
Charging time Approx. 2 h 50 min (using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P; battery fully discharged)
Battery life (Still pictures) *1 Approx. 210 (with built-in battery)
Movie recording (actual battery life for recording) *2 Approx. 1 h 15 min (with built-in battery)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 77.1 x 51.3 x 17.5 mm (3.1 x 2.1 x 0.7 in.), excluding projections
Weight Approx. 100 g (3.6 oz)
Temperature 0 °C – 40 °C (32 °F – 104 °F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories Camera strap, Charging AC Adapter EH-70P, USB Cable UC-E16
Optional accessories Audio/video cable EG-CP16, Styluse TP-1, Case CS-CP4-1 (with strap)
note Unless otherwise stated, all figures assume a fully-charged battery and an ambient temperature of 23 ±3 °C (73.4 ±5.4 °F) as specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA).
*1 Battery endurance varies with use, the interval between shots, and the length of time menus and images are displayed.
*2 Individual movie files can not exceed 29 minutes in length or 4 GB in size. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.

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The COOLPIX S02 is available in stores with a 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty.