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Nikon1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White)
 
4.6

(based on 14 reviews)

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Pros

  • Good image quality (12)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (10)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Fast shutter speed (8)
  • Image stabilization (5)

Cons

  • No viewfinder (3)

Best Uses

  • Family photos (9)
  • Landscape/scenery (7)
  • Low light (7)
  • Sports/action (6)
  • Travel (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
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4.0

Extremely Pleased

By Paul

from Mel, Australia

About Me Casual Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Image Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

      For the price, the camera produced great photos in a wide range of applications. Great flexibility particularly at night with low light levels. Only draw back is the case. Very awkward.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Taking photos of Toddlers

      By Brittany

      from Orlando, FL

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
      • Fast Shutter Speed
      • Good Image Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Sports/Action

        Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

        I bought this camera because the Point & Shoot one that I had would blur when my toddler moved. I didn't want the bulkiness of a DSLR (or the expense) and this seemed like a great "in-between" option. I've only used it a few times, but so far it works great! We've used it while he's jumping and sliding without having blurred photos!

        I've started to dabble in some of the built in features, but I think that will take a little more effort than just turning it to creative mode and trying to take some photos.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Great price for beginners

        By Giovana

        from São Paulo, Brazil

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • High ISO Performance
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Lenses Can Be Changed

        Cons

        • Noisy At High ISO
        • Short Battery Life

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

        I bought this camera to learn about photography. I have very little knowledge in the area and its wide range of manual controls are very good for getting the hang of it. Also the lenses can be switched for any other Nikkor lenses, so if you intend in going deep, it's not like you'll lose the material you bought. It's a very good price for a great camera. I would recommend buying a tripod too, to use for experimenting with night shots. The video is also very good: it shoots at 1080p and sound capture is very clear and loud, with good noise filter.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Takes great pictures

        By ditto

        from MN

        Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

        I wanted basic plus camera. This one fits bill perfectly. Takes great pictures specially indoor without flash, colors also captured true to life.

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        5.0

        Good camera for anywhere and any time.

        By Hong Nguyen

        from Richland, WA

        Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

        I will give this camera 5 stars. Easy to use , pictures turn out great, very light. I like the flash , it give soft light to pictures . Video function is easy to use too.

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        5.0

        Great Light Camera!

        By JK

        from nyc

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
        • Fast Shutter Speed
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel
          • Video

          Comments about 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

          Just came back from europe with camera. Great photos and focus. Everything I expected. Would buy again.

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          • No

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          5.0

          S1 Mirrorless and Faultless Camera

          By Richard

          from DE

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Design
          • Good Image Quality

          Cons

          • No External Mode Dial

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Sports/Action

          Comments about 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

          B&H offers Nikon 1 S1 at the world's best price. I was very satisfied with the free, quick, and safe shipping. Nikon's high speed sequential shot with the accurate auto-focus makes me carry the camera all the time. I also have Canon 5D Mark3 with L-lens. Now Nikon S1 takes the first place at my photograph life. I'd like to recommend the product and B&H as a seller.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Good Qualtiy

          By Ricardo

          from Federal Way, WA

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • High ISO Performance
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Light weight
          • Quiet
          • Tilt /Swivel LCD

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Video
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife photos

            Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

            Easy to read and understand how to do.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Exactly what I thought it would be

            By Drew the Parent

            from Deerfield, MA

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
            • Fast Shutter Speed
            • Good Image Quality

            Cons

            • Cost Of Long Range Lense

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Sports/Action

            Comments about 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

            Our Children are now 4 and 2 and starting to do more organized activities so we wanted to move past the cell phones and our old point and shoot.
            the Nikon 1 has been an except step in the real photog direction for us. My wife and I adapted to it with in just a few days and now love using it. We love having the fast shutter and amazing pictures at from such a great price! I'm sure other interchangle lense cameras and DSLRs are great and I've read reviews that they are better.
            But if you are a parent and got tired of missing some images this is a GREAT step. We were in awe of the iage quality coming from years of Iphone pictures.
            We already have a few images of our 2 year of with looks on her face we would have never snapped with our Iphone and point and shoots.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Nice pictures

            By Anushquita

            from HSB, Tx

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization

            Cons

            • Lag / Shutter Delay
            • No Viewfinder

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery

            Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

            A friend recommended the camera, and it was worth it. I regret not getting the additional lenses.

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            • No

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            4.0

            Picture Perfect!

            By Christina

            from Rockville, MD

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Large Clear LCD

            Cons

            • No tiltswivel lcd

            Best Uses

            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel

            Comments about 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

            For newbie camera users this camera practically takes pictures itself. It is easy to use in auto mode. I took this on a trip to Europe and unfortunately could not see the screen very well in the sunshine especially with sunglasses. It would be nice if this one had an adjustable screen for viewing and taking pictures of self in various places. Great for scenery though! The pictures a crisp and gorgeous!

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great Camera

            By Kbetts

            from Sanford NC

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
            • Fast Shutter Speed
            • Good Image Quality
            • High ISO Performance
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Quiet

            Cons

            • No Panarama
            • No Viewfinder

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Video
            • Weddings/Events

            Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

            This is a compact camera that is very simple to use but also offers great features. Amazing focus system, really fast shutter speeds (slow motion,sports, best shot), good low light performance, and excellent software. It has several other modes to play with for special circumstances.No Wifi, no viewfinder, no panarama mode no image stabilization without optional lens. A couple of other missing features make this an entry level mirrorless but it is still waaaaay more camera than I expected. I get lots of positive comments from old 35mm guys like me.

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            • No

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            5.0

            great camera, small and light.

            By steve

            from manchester,ct 06040

            About Me Photography Student

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
            • Fast Shutter Speed
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • High ISO Performance
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Quiet

            Cons

            • No Viewfinder
            • Short Battery Life

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel
            • Wildlife photos

            Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

            great camera for hiking, now i don't have to haul my slr with me.it's very light, focusing is fast and very light weight. the only con on this camera is it has no viewfinder.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Nice Camera. Good images

            By Ralph

            from Maryland

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
            • Fast Shutter Speed
            • Good Image Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery

              Comments about Nikon 1 S1 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 11-27.5mm Lens (White):

              Purchased camera for my 11 yr. daughter. Images are clean and focus is really fast. Has same functionality as bigger DSLR and can shoot full manual. Like the fast shutter speeds and the best scene selection.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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