Fun times start with the COOLPIX S32


Features List

13.2 Megapixels
Waterproof 10 m
Shockproof 1.5 m

Wherever there are smiles, the COOLPIX S32 is ready to capture them. Waterproof and shockproof, it’s perfect for the beach, holidays and good times with family and friends. Even littlies will find it easy to use, thanks to large buttons and balanced symmetrical design, while the 3x optical zoom and 13.2 Megapixels make sure every moment is beautiful. In a choice of bright blue, pink or white, it’s fun to take everywhere.

Waterproof 10 m, shockproof 1.5 m

Relax and enjoy yourself, knowing you can dive in and get great images at the beach, waterslide and pool up to 10 metres (32 ft) deep. Even if someone drops the camera it can resist the shock of impact from heights up to 1.5 metres (4.9 ft).

Waterproof 10 m, shockproof 1.5 m

13.2 Megapixel clarity

Amaze your family and friends with the beauty of your shots. The 13.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor captures stunning high-resolution images and videos in true-to-life detail.

13.2 Megapixel clarity

Zoom in closer

The best action sometimes happens at a distance. Get in surprisingly close with the powerful 3x optical zoom, letting you capture those spontaneous moments.

3x optical zoom

Enjoy the view

Viewing your shots is fun for the whole family. The user interface menu is not only simple to understand, it’s also easy to view thanks to the large 6.5 cm (2.7-inch) LCD monitor with anti-reflection coating.

6.5 cm (2.7-inch) LCD monitor

Easy for everyone to use

Anyone can take great photos and videos with the COOLPIX S32. Large buttons are conveniently positioned on either side of the camera, while the simple interface menu makes it incredibly easy to master. Just turn it on, point and shoot.

Easy for everyone to use

Balanced symmetrical design

The compact COOLPIX S32 is beautifully balanced and easy to grip, even for the smallest of hands. The buttons are symmetrically positioned for intuitive use and there’s even a back panel space for fingers to rest comfortably.

Balanced symmetrical design

Image effects at your fingertips

Choose from a variety of Image Effects that are easy to apply in-camera. Highlight, Bubble effect, Diorama and Picture softening are just a few to add fun and imagination to your shots.

Bubble effect

Add music and animation

Gather friends and family around to share the fun times, made special with your own creative touches. The slideshow mode lets you choose built-in animated effects and music, or record your own voice messages to personalise each moment.

Add music and animation

Full (1080p) HD video recording

Shoot stunning videos anywhere, anytime. Just press the large button on the top left-hand side and start recording instantly in high definition. Capture great sound with the built-in microphone and watch the show on the big screen, using an optional EG-CP14 audio video cable to connect to your compatible TV.

Full (1080p) HD video recording

Tech Specs

Type Compact digital camera
Number of effective pixels 13.2 million
Image sensor 1/3.1-in. type CMOS; approx. 14.17 million total pixels
Lens NIKKOR lens with 3x optical zoom
Focal length 4.1-12.3 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 30-90 mm lens in 35mm [135] 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 that of approx. 360 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction Electronic VR (movies)
Motion blur reduction Motion detection (still pictures), electronic VR (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
Shoot close-ups, Photograph food, Shoot under water, Mirror, Add a bubble effect, Add a neon effect, Add a cartoon effect, Take soft pictures, Create a diorama effect, Highlight colors: Approx. 5 cm (2 in.) (wide-angle position) to infinity
(All distances measured from center of front surface of the protective glass)
Focus-area selection Center, face detection
Monitor 6.7 cm (2.7-in.), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting) Approx. 96% horizontal and 96% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback) Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Storage media Internal memory (approx. 25 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
File system DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
File formats Still pictures: JPEG
Voice messages: WAV
Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Image size (photo size) 13 megapixels [4160 x 3120]
4 megapixels [2272 x 1704]
2 megapixels [1600 x 1200]
Shooting Modes Point and Shoot, Choose a Style (Shoot night scenes, Shoot close-ups, Photograph food, Shoot at intervals, Shoot under water, Take a series of pictures, Photograph fireworks, Shoot backlit scenes, Mirror, Add a bubble effect, Add a neon effect, Add a cartoon effect, Take soft pictures, Create a diorama effect)
Take a series of pictures Up to 11 images continuously at a rate of about 4.7 fps
Continuous Shooting Single (default setting), Continuous H (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 10 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 10), Continuous L (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 1 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is about 200), Pre-shooting cache (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 15 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 20, including a maximum of 5 frames captured in the pre-shooting cache), Continuous H:120 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 120 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 60), Continuous H:60 fps (the frame rate for continuous shooting is about 60 fps and the maximum number of continuous shots is 60), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16, Intvl timer shooting
Movie Large (1080p) (default setting): 1920 x 1080/16:9/approx. 30 fps, Small (640): 640 x 480/4:3/approx. 30 fps, Small (old-fashioned): 640 x 480/4:3/approx. 15 fps
ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity) ISO 125-1600
Exposure metering mode Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure control Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1 EV)
Shutter Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/2000-1 s
4 s (Choose a style is set to Photograph fireworks)
Aperture Electronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Range 2 steps (f/3.3 and f/6.6 [W])
Self-timer Approx. 10 s, smile timer
Flash range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.3-3.1 m (1-10 ft)
[T]: 0.6-1.7 m (2 ft-5 ft 6 in.)
Flash control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Flash exposure compensation In steps of 1/3 EV in the range between -2 and +2 EV
Interface Hi-Speed USB
Data Transfer Protocol MTP, PTP
Video output Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
HDMI output Automatically selected from 480p, 720p, and 1080i
I/O terminal Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB)
HDMI micro connector (Type D) (HDMI output)
Wireless LAN Standards IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)
ARIB STD-T66 (standard for low power data communication systems)
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 One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (included)
AC Adapter EH-62G (available separately)
Charging time Approx. 2 h 35 min (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P and when no charge remains)
Battery life (Still pictures) *1 Approx. 220 shots when using EN-EL19
Movies (actual battery life for recording) *2 Approx. 1 h 35 min when using EN-EL19
Tripod socket 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 107.6 x 66.1 x 40.4 mm (4.3 x 2.7 x 1.6 in.) (excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 175 g (6.2 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)
Temperature -10°C – +40°C (14°F-104°F) (for land use) 0°C-40°C (32°F-104°F) (for underwater use)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Waterproof JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under our testing conditions)
Capacity to shoot pictures underwater up to a depth of 10 m (32 ft) and for 60 minutes
Dustproof JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent (under our testing conditions)
Shockproof Cleared our testing conditions *3 compliant with MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock
Supplied accessories Camera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19, Charging AC Adapter EH-70P, USB Cable UC-E16, Brush
Optional accessories Battery Charger MH-66, AC Adapter EH-62G, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14
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 life may vary depending on conditions of use, such as the interval between shots or the length of time that menus and images are displayed.
*2 Individual movie files cannot exceed 4 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.
*3 Dropped from a height of 1.5 m (4 ft 11 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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The COOLPIX S32 is available in stores with a 2 Year Manufacturer Warranty.