Overview
Built on a custom application of Nikon's innovative EXPEED digital image processing concept and incorporating the precision optics of a NIKKOR lens, the COOLPIX S520 makes it easier to express individual expression in beautiful fashion.

The COOLPIX S520 offers 8.0 effective megapixels of sharp resolution, quick response, and maintains image quality and clarity with sensitivity settings as high as ISO 2000. It also includes the clarity and precision of a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens featuring Nikon's optical lens shift VR image stabilization.

Tech Specs

Type of CameraCompact digital camera
Effective Pixels8.0 million
Image Size (Pixels)3264 x 2448 (High: 3264/Normal: 3264), 2592 x 1944 (Normal: 2592), 2048 x 1536 (Normal: 2048), 1024 x 768 (PC: 1024), 640 x 480 (TV: 640), 3200 x 1800 (16:9), 2448 x 2448 (1:1)
Lens3x Zoom-Nikkor; f/2.8-4.7
Vibration ReductionOptical lens shift VR
Digital ZoomUp to 4x
Focus RangeNormal mode: 50cm, Macro mode: 15cm
LCD Monitor2.5"; 153,000-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
Storage MediaSD memory cards and internal memory (approx. 23 MB)
File FormatCompressed JPEG, AVI movie, mono/wav file
Shooting ModesAuto, scene modes, BSS (best shot selector), Color options, Date imprint
Scene ModesPortrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach/snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Panorama assist, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Back light, Food
Capture ModesSingle, Continuous (approx.1.1fps), Multi-shot 16 (16 frames with a single burst)
Video RecordingYes (with sound)
Exposure Metering SystemMatrix, Center-weighted, Spot
SensitivityAuto (auto gain ISO 64-1600), Manual selection: ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000
White BalanceAuto, Preset manual, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash
Self-Timer2 and 10 sec. duration
Flash Sync ModesAuto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Supported LanguagesTotal of 24 languages
Power RequirementsRechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-62D (optional)
Battery Life (on a fully charged battery)Approx. 180 shots with EN-EL10 battery (based on CIPA standard)
DimensionsApprox. 94 x 53 x 22.5 mm excluding projections
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area)Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10, Battery Charger MH-63, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Strap AN-CP14, Software Suite CD-ROM
Weight (without batteries and memory card)Approx. 115 g

Included Accessories

Optional Accessories