The scene modes automatically adjust focus, exposure, white balance and other settings to make getting a good exposure easy. I prefer a heavier solid feel, but my wife loves the weight and ease of use. Aesthetically, the S52 is stylish and smooth looking. Effective Flash Range 1′ 0. Slim, Stylish, All-Metal Design With a slim, sophisticated design this ultra-compact digital camera easily slips right into your shirt pocket or purse, and its good looks are complemented by incredible durability due to the all-metal casing.

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I prefer a heavier solid feel, but my wife loves the weight and ease of use. It absolutely didn’t disappoint. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Built-in and Expandable Memory The camera includes 38MB of built-in memory so you can begin taking shots immediately without having to purchase a memory card, and the coolpixx capacity can be expanded dramatically with Secure digital SD or Secure Digital High Capacity SDHC memory cards.

It a great on the go camera. The Nikon S52 has an effective sensor resolution of 9. There are many settings that you have to get to know, but the instruction manual and camera are very user friendly.

Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Zoom-Nikkor Lens 12 elements in 9 groups. Instead its entire workings are located safely inside the camera body – hopefully offering improved reliability and a slight power savings since there’s no need to extend or retract the lens when the Nikon S52 is powered on or off.


The shutter is also extremely sluggish, exhibiting 0. Nikon Face-Priority AF The Face-Priority AF system automatically detects and achieves sharp focus on people’s faces wherever they are in the coopix for crisp, sharp portraits.

She really wanted something that had a larger screen and was easy to use.

Nikon CoolPix S52

Where the Nikon S52c offers wireless connectivity though, coollpix Nikon S52 drops this feature in the interest of saving a little cost. Colour balance was fairly standard for a compact camera, with strongly saturated hues, particularly the primary colours. WAV format monaural Records up to 5 hours with or without image, further limited by available memory.

Nikon’s CoolPix S52 is a decent and quite stylish digital camera. Not X52 by Manufacturer. Scene Modes The Coolpix S52 incorporates user-friendly scene modes that cover some of the more common difficult shooting situations.

Nikon Coolipx The Nikon D-Lighting feature can rescue underexposed images or shots taken with too much backlight by automatically brightening the dark areas in the picture, while maintaining the brighter areas of the image. The Niko S52 also includes what Nikon calls the “Pictmotion function”, which allows movies and photos to be used to create in-camera slide shows, while musical accompaniment can be imported from Apple’s iTunes app.

No Longer Coolpiz Update Location close. It is the best camera Ive found to date for this task.

The large multi function button adds a lot to the ease of use of such a diminutive camera. There’s 38MB cpolpix internal memory on which to store your images, and the Nikon S52 also accepts Secure Digital memory cards. I need power and lots of it.


Nikon S52 Review

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. Rated 5 out of 5 by gospelsinger from It may be small but powerful. Where the S52 really falls down is speed. It is easy to use, nice to handle – amazing how much coolpiix technology has changed in such a short time. Auto Image Rotation The Auto Image Rotation feature detects pictures that have been taken with the camera held vertically and automatically rotates the image for in-camera LCD playback or for slide shows.

Movie and Voice Recording Shoot QuickTime movies with sound at 30 frames per second at a length that is only limited by the available space on the internal memory cooppix your SD memory card. Identical in many ways to the CoolPix S52c we reviewed a little while ago but without Wi-Fi connectivity, the Nikon CoolPix S52 is a decent but not outstanding compact camera.

Focusing is possible down to just 4. The features available are pretty standard for a Nikon coollpix. Nikon In-Camera Innovations The Nikon Coolpix S52 includes a number of in camera innovations in addition to what has been described above, including In-Camera Cropping, which allows you to crop out the part of the image you don’t want and keep the part you like.