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Nikon Coolpix S2500 review

Easy to use and easy to carry

Nikon Coolpix S2500: Noise and dynamic range

These graphs were produced using data generated by DXO Analyzer.

We shoot a specially designed chart in carefully controlled conditions and the resulting images are analysed using the DXO software.

Signal to noise ratio

A high signal to noise ratio (SNR) indicates a cleaner and better quality image.

Signal to noise ratio graph

Dynamic range
A high dynamic range indicates a better ability to reproduce a wide range of tones.
These cameras do not produce raw files, only JPEGs which are automatically processed in-camera to produce the best image possible in the view of the manufacturer.

Dynamic range graph

Nikon Coolpix S2500 Review: Photo samples

Nikon coolpix s2500 review
Nikon coolpix s2500 review

Depth of field (Click here to see full size version)

Nikon coolpix s2500 review
Nikon coolpix s2500 review

Food mode (Click here to see full size version)

Nikon coolpix s2500 review
Nikon coolpix s2500 review

Black and White copy mode (Click here to see full size version)

Nikon coolpix s2500 review
Nikon coolpix s2500 review

Auto Scene Selector mode (Click here to see full size version)

Nikon coolpix s2500 review
Nikon coolpix s2500 review

Black and white mode (Click here to see full size version)

Nikon coolpix s2500 review
Nikon coolpix s2500 review

Macro mode (Click here to see full size version)

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution640 x 480
Effective Camera Resolution12 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyCoolpix S
HD Movie ModeNo
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationElectronic
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom4x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameNikon
FeaturesContinuous Shooting Mode, Manual White Balance
Screen Size6.9 cm (2.7")
Video FormatsAVI
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)117 g
Flash Memory Capacity16 MB
Minimum Focus Distance80 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCCD
Total Camera Resolution12.4 Megapixel
Height57.1 mm
Width93.1 mm
Depth20 mm
Product SeriesS
Focal Length4.90 mm to 19.60 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsWAV
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelS2500
Product NameCoolpix S2500 Compact Camera
Product LineCoolpix
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberVMA781E1
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Fun to use and a pleasure to look at, the ultra-slim COOLPIX S2500 makes it easy for anyone to capture beautiful images. The precision NIKKOR wide-angle zoom lens and 12.1 megapixel image sensor combine to deliver incredibly detailed results that make superb poster-size enlargements. When the moment calls for a portrait, Nikon's Smart Portrait system helps you achieve perfect shots. You'll never miss a smile, and the camera will warn you if someone had their eyes closed so you can quickly take another shot.

Battery Life220 Shot
Package Contents
  • Coolpix S2500 Compact Camera
  • Camera Strap (AN-CP19)
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (EN-EL19)
  • Charging AC Adapter (EH-69P)
  • USB Cable (UC-E6)
  • Audio Video Cable (EG-CP14)
  • CD-ROM
Display Resolution230000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone