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Nikon Coolpix S4150 review

Touchscreen 14-megapixel compact camera

Resolution charts

As part of our image quality testing for the Nikon Coolpix S4150, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Nikon Coolpix S4150 is capable of resolving up to around 20 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 100
Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 100

Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 80
Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 80

ISO 80, score: 20 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 100
Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 100

ISO 100, score: 20 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 200
Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 200

ISO 200, score: 18 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 400
Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 400

ISO 400, score: 16 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 800
Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 800

ISO 800, score: 14 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 1600
Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 1600

ISO 1600, score: 14 (see full image)

Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 3200
Nikon coolpix s4150 resolution iso 3200

ISO 3200, score: n/a (see full image)

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.

Nikon coolpix s4150 snr
Nikon coolpix s4150 snr

JPEG images from the Nikon S4150 compare well against the Canon IXUS 115 HS, Samsung PL170 and Samsung ST95

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them please click here to read the full article.

Dynamic range

Nikon coolpix s4150 dynamic range
Nikon coolpix s4150 dynamic range

This chart indicates that the Nikon Coolpix S4150's JPEGs compare well against the Samsung PL170 and Samsung ST95.

For a full explanation of our noise and dynamic range tests, please click here to read the full article.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
TouchscreenYes
Effective Camera Resolution14 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyCoolpix
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationElectronic
ColourSilver
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameNikon
FeaturesSelf-timer
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsAVI
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)128 g
Flash Memory Capacity20 MB
Minimum Focus Distance100 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4320 x 3240
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCCD
Total Camera Resolution14.5 Megapixel
Height56.8 mm
Width95 mm
Depth19.9 mm
Focal Length4.60 mm to 23 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsWAV
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelS4150
Product NameCoolpix S4150 Compact Camera
Product LineCoolpix
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberVNA120E1
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Feature-packed and looking chic, the Coolpix S4150 boasts a large, high resolution touch screen and a compact body that fits perfectly in your hand. Incredibly intuitive to operate, it offers fingertip control over shooting and playback, and a dedicated video-record button makes it easy to begin filming the action in high-definition.

Consistently sharp results are assured thanks to the precision Nikkor 5x zoom lens and four advanced anti-blur technologies that automatically minimize the effects of camera shake, subject movement or low light.

Battery Life190 Shot
Package Contents
  • Coolpix S4150 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
  • Stylus TP-1
  • Software CD-ROM
Display Resolution460000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone