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Nikon Coolpix S02

alaTest has collected and analyzed 121 reviews of Nikon Coolpix S02. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the portability and design. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the image quality. There are some negative opinions about the battery and energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix S02 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon Coolpix S02

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S02 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the image quality and zoom are overall positive. The portability and size also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability. The durability and performance get mixed comments.

usability, size, portability, zoom, image quality

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95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon Coolpix S02

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S02 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the design and price. The portability and usability also get good comments, whereas some have doubts about the energy efficiency and reliability.

size, usability, portability, price, design

image quality, reliability, energy

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Nikon Coolpix S02

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Nikon Coolpix S02 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Jeff Meyer (techradar.com)

Nikon Coolpix S02 review

 

Nikon's micro compact is smaller than a credit card… but is it too lightweight?

Small ; Robust build ; Simple to use

No memory card slot ; Few controls ; Poor high ISO images

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (ephotozine.com)

Nikon Coolpix S02 Review

 

. It is an ultra-compact camera with 3x optical zoom, full 1080p HD video recording and a 13 megapixel sensor. It's available in silver, white, blue and pink for £106.

Extremely small camera, Metal body, Plenty of built-in memory, Easy to use, Touch screen is responsive

You can get much cheaper budget cameras, Short battery life, No built-in Wi-Fi

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Nikon Coolpix S02

 

The Nikon Coolpix S02 is inexpensive and small, but it doesn't have much else going for it.

Very small. Plenty of internal storage space. Affordable.

Poor image quality. Lacks Wi-Fi. Proprietary USB interface. Low-res LCD.

Performance and Conclusions The S02 starts and captures an in-focus image in about 2 seconds, which is on the slow side. Its autofocus speed is inconsistent; it ranged from 0.2-second to 0.9-second in our tests, with an average of 0.5-second. There's...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Nikon Coolpix S02 is one small camera

 

This follow-up to the S01 remains supersmall and lightweight, but gets a new sensor and larger touch screen.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Nikon Coolpix S02 Preview

 

Nikon has announced a fun and innovative "mini camera", the Coolpix S02, that is so small, Nikon claims you can fit two of them in one pocket. Despite its size and sub-$200 cost, the S02 comes with some higher end features, including a 13.2-megapixel...

Sep, 2013

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Expert review by : Matt Grayson (photographyblog.com)

Nikon Coolpix S02 Review

 

Springing out of the Style range of cameras is the slight Nikon Coolpix S02. This tiny camera features a 13 megapixel CMOS sensor, Full HD video, 2.7 inch touch-screen and digital effects. It looks sublime, but is it as good on the inside as it is on...

Nikon have taken an interesting slant with the Coolpix S02. They've released a camera that competes with a smart phone in terms of UI but also made sure that the image quality beats it. Of course, it's still a picture taking machine and ideally that...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Digit Digital Cameras (digit.in)

Nikon Coolpix S02

 

Nikon Coolpix S02

May, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Nikon COOLPIX S02 26432 White

 

Am RMA'ing it for a replacemnet. Hopefully just a bad one in the bunch. Not seeing any other reviews for ANY of these (four different color options).

Small, light weight, fairly inexpensive (<$100), its a Nikon

Camera will not stay powered on, when either connected to power cord or not. I am assuming that this is an indication that the camera is not properly charging. Camera will turn on for a few seconds then shut itself off. Tried multiple cables and...

Jun, 2014

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