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Nikon 1 S2 Mirrorless Camera

14 Megapixels14 MegapixelsHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Nikon 1 S2 is a Mirrorless Digital Camera with a 1" sensor and a Nikon 1 lens mount. Its 14 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 200-12800 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 200-12800. This makes it possible to shoot hand-held in relatively low-light. With 14 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

This camera features an electronic shutter that can expose for 1/16000 to 30s. Bulb exposures of an unspecified duration are possible with this camera. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/16000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Nikon 1 S2

The Nikon 1 S2 features a 135-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame. Manual Focus is also available.

Although this camera offers full manual controls, it does not have any control-dials to change exposure parameters directly. This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. There is no viewfinder on the Nikon 1 S2 and no provision to add one.

Model Specifications

BrandNikon Model1 S2
Sensor 14 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 13 x 9mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization None Dust-ReductionNo
Sensitivity ISO 200 - 12800 Shutter-Speed 1/16000 - 30s
Lens MountNikon 1 MountCrop Factor2.7X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 135-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *Phase-Detect @ 73 points. Face-Tracking.
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 460K Pixels 3" LCD
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes5Portrait, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Close-up
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation -3..+1 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 15 steps
Continuous Drive 60 FPS, 10 JPEG *20 FPS Max with AF between frames. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor No
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes (GN 5) Flash Sync 1/60s
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 270 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2014-05-14, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 101 x 61 x 30mm (W x H x D) Weight 190g

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Nikon S2 Highlights


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 13 x 9mm

1" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

14 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 200-12800
Nikon 1 Mount
2.7X FLM
Shutter 1/16000-30s
60 FPS Drive, 10 ImagesFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
1920x1080 @ 60 FPS Video RecordingCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
3" LCD 460K PixelsSpot-Metering
Lithium-Ion Battery
Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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