Smart, and fast 10 megapixel camera with the smallest body in the world*1 for its class. The 5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens brings distant subjects up close and Vibration Reduction means there is no need to worry about image blur caused by slight hand movements. All camera functions are engineered for fast response and the innovative Smile and Blink recognition functions help capture perfect portraits with smiling faces and open eyes. The COOLPIX S550 - perfect for portraits, practical for everyday use.
This camera is available in Titanium Silver, Urban Black and blue.
10.0 megapixel resolution
5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens
Small body and fast response
Smile and Blink recognition
EXPEED image processing concept
10.0 megapixel resolution lets you capture outstandingly detailed images that are suitable for printing complete or just from selected areas, even in large format.
5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens with telephoto range. Offers outstanding precision and sharp resolution for capturing distant subjects clearly. (35mm  film format equivalent: 36 - 180mm).
Small Compact aluminum body and fast response: the world’s smallest body for its class*1 and ultra-fast start-up time.
Smile and Blink Recognition functions help capture perfect portraits with smiling faces and open eyes. Smile recognition automatically takes the shot when your chosen subject smiles, and Blink recognition warns you when someone blinks so that you can quickly take another shot.
EXPEED image processing concept for optimum performance and maximum image quality.
2.5-inch high-resolution LCD monitor with protective acrylic panel to help reduce scratches and fingerprints, and an anti-reflection coating to enhance visibility in bright sunlight.
High ISO (2000) light sensitivity reduces the risk of blurred results with fast-moving subjects or in low light by enabling faster shutter speeds.
Three unique Nikon image innovations: Face-priority autofocus, focuses on faces, not backgrounds; D-Lighting creates pleasing results by correcting strong shadows; and In-camera Red-eye Fix corrects false eye color due to flash.
Electronic Vibration Reduction combats the effects of camera shake to maintain clarity even in low light.
15 scene modes offer optimized settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations.
Body color: Titanium Silver, Urban Black, Blue (color versions may vary depending on country or region).
*1Among competing 10 megapixel class compact digital cameras equipped with retractable 5x zoom as of January 29th, 2008 (according to research conducted by NIKON CORPORATION).
1/2.3-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 10.34 million
5x Zoom-NIKKOR; 6.3-31.5mm (35mm  format picture angle: 36-180mm); f/3.5-5.6; 8 elements in 6 groups; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm  format picture angle: 720mm)
|Focus range (from lens)||
35cm (1 ft. 2 in.) to infinity (∞), Macro close-up mode: 10cm (4 in.) to infinity (∞) at wide-angle
2.5-in., approx. 230k-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
Internal memory (approx. 50 MB), SD memory cards
|Image size (pixels)||
3648 x 2736 (High: 3648/Normal: 3648), 2592 x 1944 (Normal: 2592), 2048 x 1536 (Normal: 2048), 1024 x 768 (PC: 1024), 640 x 480 (TV: 640), 1920 x 1080 (16:9)
|Vibration Reduction (VR)||
ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, Auto (auto gain ISO 64-800), High-Sensitivity mode (ISO 64-1600)
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL11 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-62E (optional)
Approx. 200 shots with EN-EL11 battery (based on CIPA standard)
Approx. 90 x 53.5 x 22 mm (3.6 x 2.1 x 0.9 in.) excluding projections
Approx. 120 g (4.2 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL11, Battery Charger MH-64, AV/USB Cable UC-E12, Strap, Software Suite CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ by country or area)
AC Adapter EH-62E, Camera Case CS-EU02, Camera Case CS-S01