The COOLPIX S3 is a compact digital camera with a 6.0 megapixel resolution and a 3x Zoom-Nikkor ED lens. This slim camera boasts an attractive metal body and a large 2.5" LCD display as well as a self-closing lens barrier cover. With a fast start-up time and a long battery life this camera is always ready.
2.5" large and bright LCD for clear visuability during shooting and viewing
A newly developed high quality “right-angled” Nikkor ED lens with 3x optical zoom plus 4x digital zoom
Ultra compact and light weight all-metal body with a slim and sleek design, available in 3 colours: silver, black and white
Swift response with fast start up in only approx. 1 second and fast continuous shooting at a rate of up to 1.6 fps
The "D-Lighting" feature provides a powerful in-camera and pc-free solution to rescure underexposured images all at a touch of a single button
The "Face-priority AF" mode ensures pleasing portraits while other pre-programmed scene modes including the Underwater Scene provide sharp focus and optimal exposure under any shooting conditions
The In-Camera Red-Eye Fix detects and removes the red-eyes instantly and automatically
The 12 MB internal memory provides instant shooting even without a SD card
All-in-one package includes a long-life battery and a COOL-STATION for easy battery-charging and image-transfer
The dedicated optional waterproof case (WP-CP5) ensures picture-taking safely in the rain, on the beach or underwater to the depth of 40 m while taking the advantage of camera's "Underwater" Scene Mode to get the best result
|Effective pixels (million)|
|Optical/Digital zoom [x]|
3 / 4
|LCD monitor (inch)|
|Focal length [mm][35mm film equivalent]|
|Approx.No of frame with internal memory (High/Normal)|
|Movie with sound|
available at 15fps
|Approx. weight w/o batteries & storage media [g]|
|Dimension (WxHxD) [mm]|
89.9 x 57.5 x 19.7
High Quality Nikkor ED Lens
The newly designed slim Zoom-Nikkor ED lens allows the 3x optical zoom and the 4x digital zoom to function without protruding from the camera body. Zoom in and get closer to your subject. Please click on the image to enlarge.
Underwater Scene Mode
Discover the fun of underwater photography by using the handy Underwater Scene Mode and a special waterproof case (WP-CP5). If you prefer to stay on solid ground, then this camera also has another 16 pre-programmed Scene Modes for you to choose from: Simply select the Scene Mode that suits your situation and let your camera select the settings for the best results. Please click on the image to enlarge.
Getting a sharp portrait is easy with this camera’s handy Face-priority AF function. When you select the feature in the Portrait mode, the camera automatically detects human faces within the red square frame and focuses automatically, allowing you to capture sharper portraits. Please click on the image to enlarge.
Nikon's exclusive in-camera D-Lighting function adds light and detail to the dark areas of your pictures while leaving the well-exposed areas as they are. This function is easily and instantly applied with a simple press of the ‘OK’ button. Please click on the image to enlarge.
AC Adapter EH-63
A slim and compact lithium-ion battery that powers specific COOLPIX models for approximately 200 pictures per charge.
Waist strap for your COOLPIX camera.