Vibrant-looking, pocket-size camera that helps you capture the night in style and the day with ease. Whether you want to shoot the action on the dance floor or take romantic shots of candlelit dinners, this camera's great low-light capabilities and precision NIKKOR wideangle 5x zoom lens deliver consistently sharp results. Nikon's Smart portrait system helps you capture every face at its best, while the 12.2 megapixel resolution lets you make impressive enlargements of your favorite photos to hang on the wall. The COOLPIX S5100 - the perfect companion on a fun weekend away.
This camera is available in black, silver, red, blue, pink and purple.
• NIKKOR wideangle 5x zoom lens
• 5x anti-blur technologies
• HD movie recording
• Easy Auto Mode
Highly affordable and vibrantly-colored pocket-size camera with powerful automatic features for high-quality images every time.
NIKKOR wideangle 5x zoom lens offers outstanding precision and sharp resolution. (35mm film-format equivalent: 28 - 140mm.)
5x anti-blur automatically counters blurred images in five different ways.
Lens-shift VR (Vibration Reduction) reduces the effect of camera shake.
High ISO (up to 3200) light sensitivity reduces the risk of blurred images with fast-moving subjects or in low-light.
Motion detection compensates for camera and subject movement.
Advanced flash control system synchronizes the flash with high ISO sensitivity for clear shots in low-light.
Best Shot Selector (BSS) automatically selects the sharpest of up to 10 sequential shots.
Great night shots: the camera automatically detects whether you are holding the camera or using a tripod and optimizes the settings for sharp results in low-light.
Crisp HD (720p) movie clips: a dedicated record button instantly lets you capture the action at an impressive 30 frames per second.
6.7 cm (2.7-inch) high resolution (230-k dot) LCD monitor: offers vivid color reproduction, sharp contrast, and clear viewing with minimal reflections, even in bright sunlight.
Quick response: fast start-up and autofocus for capturing moments as they happen.
Smart portrait system: advanced automatic features for perfect portraits.
Smile Timer takes the shot when your chosen subject smiles.
Blink Proof alerts you when someone had their eyes closed.
Skin softening adjusts uneven skin tones on people's faces for smoother looking skin.
In-camera Red-eye Fix corrects false eye color due to flash the instant you take the shot.
Easy Auto mode selects the optimum Scene mode for popular photographic situations.
Subject Tracking AF will keep the camera focused on a selected subject, even if it is moving around.
12.2 megapixel resolution lets you capture outstandingly detailed images, crop creatively and produce stunningly-sharp poster-size enlargements.
EXPEED C2 image processing system provides enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and maximum image quality.
18 scene modes automatically optimize settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations.
Slim metallic body for superior portability: approx. 21.6 mm with an elegant, moderately curved design that sits comfortably in your hand.
USB and AC charging: can be charged from your computer using the included ‘USB charging adapter' or via a regular power outlet.
** ISO 3200 is available for image sizes of 4,000 x 3,000 or smaller.
1/2.3-in. RGB CCD, 12.39 total megapixels
Optical 5x zoom, NIKKOR lens
5.0 to 25.0mm (35mm format equivalent to 28-140mm)
7 elements in 6 groups
Maximum 2x (35mm format equivalent to approx. 280mm)
Focus range (from lens)
Approx. 45 cm (1 ft. 6 in.) to infinity (at wide-angle setting), approx. 70 cm (2 ft. 4 in.) to infinity (at telephoto setting), Macro mode: approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) to infinity (at wide-angle setting)
Vibration Reduction (VR)
Other blur-reduction functions
Enhanced Motion Detection, BSS (Best Shot Selector)
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (4,000 x 3,000), Auto (ISO 100 to 1600), Fixed range auto (ISO 100 to 400/ISO 100 to 800)
6.7 cm (2.7-in.), approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD monitor (QVGA), with anti-reflection coating and brightness adjustment
Internal memory (approx. 32 MB), SD/SDHC memory card1
Face-priority AF/ max. number of faces to be detected
12, Face priority, Face-priority AE, Face Zoom-in
Up to three smiling faces can be detected, can be switched on/off
Takes two sequential shots, can be switched on/off
Can be switched on/off
In-Camera Red-Eye Fix
Automatically corrects red eye digitally, pre-flashes
Auto lock-on/AF activation/Tracking Restart available
18 scene modes (Scene Auto Selector, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Backlight, Panorama assist)
Scene Auto Selector
6 scene modes + Auto mode (Portrait, Landscape, Night portrait, Night landscape, Close-up, Backlight)
HD 720p: 1,280 x 720/30 fps, VGA: 640 x 480/30 fps, QVGA: 320 x 240/30 fps
5 Color Options (Standard color, Vivid color, Black-and-white, Sepia, Cyanotype)
Auto Sort mode, List by date mode
Battery charging with USB
With supplied charging AC Adapter: approx. 3-hour charging time When camera is connected with powered on PC3 via supplied USB cable: approx. 3-hour charging time
Interface/Direct print compatibility
24 languages (products for Japan feature Japanese/English only)
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 (740 mAh), AC Adapter EH-62D (option)
Number of shots per charge (battery life)4
Approx. 200 frames with EN-EL10
Dimensions (width x height x depth)
Approx. 97.1 x 56.9 x 21.6 mm/3.9 x 2.3 x 0.9 in. (excluding projections)
Approx. 132 g/4.7 oz. (including battery and SD memory card), approx. 115 g/ 4.1 oz. (camera body only)
1. Not compatible with Multi Media Card (MMC) or SDXC
2. Tracks a designated subject automatically
3. Depends on power supply from PC
4. Based on CIPA Standards for measuring life of batteries
5. Based on CIPA Guidelines, DCG-005-2009