However, if on holiday, it does mean that friends back home can see what you’re up to and you don’t have to link your camera to a phone via Bluetooth and attempt to send it that way. In all reality 8MP is all a normal person would need. I love the huge LCD screen. The grip is on the thin side of the Nikon S51c rather than the bulge where the folding lens resides. Sigma releases X3F Raw conversion plugin for Photoshop. Search for all the latest photography gear and services in our dedicated photography directories.

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Like the S50c, the Nikon S51c is e51c beauty, no question. Life was lovelier that way. The detail is very good, the exposure is balanced between the bright sky and the building.

Nikon Coolpix S51c / S Digital Photography Review

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This was the worst of the lot, by far.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. You have to relaunch the utility to add email addresses including your coolpox. In fact, the manufacturer-specified test shots use ISO at wide-angle to evenly illuminate a wall 20 feet away and ISO at telephoto.

Nikon Coolpix S51c / S51

The Nikon S51c might charitably be called a cheeseburger without the patty, but these Nikons still don’t have any beef. What does this price mean? You can enter that right in the camera or using Nikon’s wireless utility with the camera attached to the computer using that USB cable. It’s a nice looking camera, with a solid array of specifications that should please any casual photographer.


Coolpi thing that seemed to help along with using Sports mode was switching Focus modes. Shot at a rate of The S51c incorporates Wi-Fi connectivity for wireless image transfer.

Nikon Coolpix S51c (Silver) review: Nikon Coolpix S51c (Silver) – CNET

The lowest-priced item that has been restored to working order by the manufacturer ‘manufacturer refurbished condition’ or an eBay seller or a third party not approved by the manufacturer ‘seller refurbished condition’. Now this isn’t Nikon’s cooopix, it’s how Wi-Fi access works, but making people go to the Picturetown server – both the sender and anyone who wants to see it – is a chore because it’s yet another place you have to use when all you really want is to send the picture to your friends.

The scroll wheel method is not bad, actually. See All Buying Options. Nikon stuck with the same elegant, subtle-wave design that most of its ultracompacts have used in recent years.

The landscape mode test shows good detail and sharpness throughout, though there is a little noise in the water and colour fringing against the sky.


Beautiful things, apparently, aren’t very practical. You move from one to the next with the OK key.

Nikon also kept the same control layout as last year’s model with a coolpi click wheel for menu navigation and four buttons around it to access various functions and menus. Estimated use time per charge is about shots, but constant reviewing and movie mode will take a large bite out of this number.

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Nikon COOLPIX S51c 8.1MP Digital Camera – Silver

By coollpix our service, you agree to our use of cookies. Wireless-G is a faster version of WiFi, which is also compatible with the slow version. Screen is hard to view in bright sunlight–wish it also had a view-finder. Maybe I’m getting stronger with each passing camera review, or Nikon improved the touch on the S51c’s buttons.

Visit manufacturer site for details. You just have to get into the habit of holding it somewhere else. A camera that can’t hold a highlight in sunshine and has a less-than-responsive Shutter button.

Nikon scored when they made this camera.