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The Nikon Coolpix S52c Digital Camera combines 9.0 effective megapixels of imaging performance with a 3x Zoom-Nikkor ED lens to capture everything from wide-open landscapes to tight portraits with outstanding clarity and true-to-life color. It features a large, bright 3" LCD monitor with a wide 170° viewing angle, enabling easier composition and high-quality image playback. It also incorporates Nikon's optical lens shift VR (Vibration Reduction) system, which compensates for camera movements to produce sharper, steadier images, and a High-Sensitivity mode selects the optimal setting up to ISO 3200 when shooting fast-moving or poorly lit subjects. With a Wi-Fi antenna set unobtrusively into its stylish body, the Coolpix S52c supports wireless image transfer that can send pictures to a computer instantly.
9.0 Megapixel Resolution
With 9.0 million pixels of image information, the Nikon Coolpix S52c can produce stunning, photo quality prints up to 16 x 20".
3x Optical Zoom-Nikkor ED Glass Lens
The Zoom Nikkor Lens incorporates exclusive ED lens elements and provides a 3x optical zoom (38 - 114mm equivalent) while the Macro capability lets you get as close as 1.6" to your subject inch. This combination is supported by Nikon's world-renowned optical technology delivering crisp, clear images.
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization
The lens of the Coolpix S52c incorporates Nikon's optical lens shift VR (Vibration Reduction) system, which compensates for camera movements to produce sharper, steadier images and video clips. And because the VR system remains active whenever the camera is on, images also appear more stable on the LCD monitor, making it much easier to judge the right moment to take the shot.
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.
Auto Adjust Sensitivity up to ISO 3200
High light sensitivity up to ISO 3200 opens up a whole new world of photo opportunities. Allowing you to tackle scenes and situations far beyond the capabilities of conventional compact cameras, it offers you new power to capture fast-moving objects with outstanding clarity and gives you great exposures in significantly lower light.
Nikon In-Camera Red-Eye Fix
The Red-Eye Fix system automatically corrects for most instances of the red-eye effect that is commonly caused by the use of a built-in flash on a compact camera.
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.
Nikon Face-Priority AF
The Face-Priority AF system automatically detects and achieves sharp focus on people's faces wherever they are in the frame for crisp, sharp portraits.
One-touch Portrait Mode
The handy Portrait button provides one-touch direct access to Face-priority AF, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, and Nikon's D-Lighting, to ensure that users have the simplest path to astounding portraits and posed group shots.
The Coolpix S52c incorporates user-friendly scene modes that cover some of the more common difficult shooting situations. The scene modes automatically adjust focus, exposure, white balance and other settings to make getting a good exposure easy.
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 or your SD memory card. The Voice Memo Function Records up to 5 hours of sound that can then be attached to an image, or played back by itself.
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.
Nikon In-Camera Innovations
The Nikon Coolpix S52c 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. There is also a Saturation Mode that allows you to control the color saturation; Blur Warning alerts you to a blurry image; Noise Reduction Mode minimizes digital artifacts in long exposures; Voice Memo Function records up to 20 seconds of sound that can then be attached to an image; Best Shot Selector enables the camera to take a series of photos and automatically select the one with the sharpest focus; and Date and Time Imprinting is available to document the exact time and date that your photo is taken.
Rotary Multi Selector
The Rotary Multi Selector enables easier camera use. Swift circular scrolling action allows speedy image browsing at up to 10 pictures per second, and a range of buttons ensures intuitive operation. An onscreen icon with a cursor that tracks Rotary Multi Selector scrolling makes it easy to select various features.
In-Camera Help Button
The In-Camera Help button on the Coolpix S52c instantly displays an explanation for all the functions within all menus.
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 memory capacity can be expanded dramatically with Secure digital (SD) or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) memory cards.
Do away with troublesome cables and revel in wireless freedom thanks to a built-in WiFi (IEEE 802.11b/g) Interface. With a Wi-Fi antenna built into its stylish body, the Coolpix S51c lets you send shots through thin air, straight to your computer.
My Picturetown with Wireless E-mail and Storage
Built-in Wi-Fi provides access to Nikon's exciting new my Picturetown service, comprising Picture Mail that, without connecting to a computer, can trigger an email notification to friends when new pictures are available to download and view, and Picture Bank that can automatically upload all images to the Nikon safe, secure server (up to 2GB is always free), or send pictures directly to your Flickr account right from the camera in Wi-Fi open access hotspots with the Picture Mail button. Plus receive 6 months of complimentary T-Mobile HotSpot Wi-Fi service.
Huge, Bright 3.0-inch LCD
The Coolpix S52c is equipped with a huge 3" LCD great for viewing images anywhere, anytime. The impressive 170° wide viewing angle makes it easier for everyone to see and enjoy images. The larger 230,000-dot LCD lets you make the most of smooth, sharp movies, fantastic looking stills and exciting Pictmotion shows.
Pictmotion On-camera Entertainment
With the Pictmotion feature, you can create sophisticated multimedia presentations right on your camera. Simply select your favorite images (up to 200 still images) and movies, decide on a style (5 styles selectable), and pick a music file (there are 5 pre-installed music files, load up to 10 music files). The Pictmotion feature will then automatically combines your elements into a professional looking presentation, using appropriate transitions and style that are synced to your music.
Print Directly to a Printer or Show Pictures on a TV
You can send images directly to print, without the need of a PC, when using PictBridge and USB Direct Print compatible printers, or connect directly to your TV for family slide shows and presentations.
In the Box
Nikon Coolpix S52c Digital Camera (Black)
EN-EL8 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
EH-63 AC Adapter/Charger
Printer Dock Accessory Insert (PV-12)
PictureProject Software CD-ROM
90-Day B&H Refurbished Warranty
Table of Contents
Ultra Compact Point-and-shoot Digital Camera with Wireless Capability
Standard, Vivid Color, Black and White, Sepia, Cyanotype
Image File Formats
JPEG (High, Normal)
9M (3456 x 2592) 5M (2592 x 1944) 3m (2048 x 1536) PC (1024 x 768) TV (640 x 480)
AVI Moton JPEG with sound TV movie (640 x 480 @ 30fps) Pictmotion (640 x 480 @ 10fps) Small size (320 x 240 @ 30fps) Smaller size (160 x 120 @ 15fps) Time-lapse movie (30fps without sound) Stop-motion movie (640 x 480 @ 5, 10, 15fps without sound) Clip length limited only by available memory
WAV format (monaural) Records up to 5 hours with or without image, further limited by available memory
1 frame, Thumbnail (4, 9 or 16 up), Slide show, Zoom playback, Shooting information display, Delete Function (Delete all frames, delete selected frames, protect function available, card format), Image adjustment (Image sharpening, Saturation control, In-camera crop), Pictmotion (5 styles selectable to playback movies or up to 30 still images, 5 music files pre-installed, max. 5 music files loadable)