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Nikon Coolpix S520

Nikon Coolpix S520

8MP Ultra Compact Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom
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General

Brand Name

:
Nikon

Model Name

:
Coolpix S520

Date Available

:
March 15, 2008
Physical

Camera Format

:
Ultra Compact

Size (W x H x D)

:
3.7 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.

Weight (without batteries)

:
4.1 oz

Weight (with batteries)

:
5.5 oz

Easy to Use

:
Yes

Colors

:
Black

Body Material

:
Aluminum

Weatherproof

:
No

Shockproof

:
No

Waterproof

:
No

Tripod Mount Available

:
Yes
Image Capture

Sensor Type

:
CCD

Sensor Size

:
5.8 x 4.3 mm

Effective Sensor Resolution

:
8.0 megapixels

Max Image Resolution

:
3264 x 2448 pixels

Shutter Lag Time (pre-focused)

:
0.20 sec

Power to First Shot Time

:
3.5 sec

Max Shooting Speed (continuous)

:
1.0 frames/sec

Max Shooting Speed (burst)

:
1.8 frames/sec
Video Capture

Video Available

:
Yes

HD Video Available

:
No

Video Sound Available

:
Yes

Video Stereo Sound Available

:
No

Max Video Resolution

:
640 x 480 pixels

Max Video Frame Rate (max resolution)

:
30 frames/sec

Max Video Frame Rate (any resolution)

:
30 frames/sec
Lens System

Min Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
35 mm

Max Focal Length (35 mm equivalent)

:
105 mm

Optical Zoom

:
3.0x

Digital Zoom

:
4.0x

Image Stabilization Type

:
Optical (lens shift)

Image Stabilization Available

:
Yes

Manual Focus Available

:
No

Auto Focus Assist Light Available

:
Yes

Min Focus Distance (not macro)

:
19.7 in.

Min Focus Distance (macro)

:
5.9 in.

Interchangeable Lenses Available

:
No
Aperture and Shutter

Max Aperture (wide-angle)

:
f/2.8

Max Aperture (tele-photo)

:
f/4.7

Max Shutter Speed

:
1/1500 sec

Smile Detection Available

:
No
Exposure Controls

Min ISO Setting

:
64

Max ISO Setting

:
2000

Aperture Priority Mode Available

:
No

Shutter Priority Mode Available

:
No

Full Manual Exposure Mode Available

:
No

Face Detection Available

:
Yes

Exposure Compensation

:
+/- 2.0 EV
Viewfinder and Display

Viewfinder Available

:
No

LCD Screen Size

:
2.5 in.

LCD Screen Resolution

:
115000 pixels

Display Mounting

:
Built-in
Flash

Flash Range (wide-angle)

:
1.6 - 21.3 ft

Flash Range (tele-photo)

:
1.6 - 11.5 ft

External Flash Connection Available

:
No
Image Storage

Storage Media

:
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Sensor Raw Format Available

:
No
Interfaces

Computer Interface

:
USB 2.0 Full-Speed (12 Mbit/s)

Video Out Interface Available

:
Yes
Power

Battery Type

:
Proprietary Lithium Ion Rechargeable

Battery Life

:
180 shots

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