Nikon Coolpix S1100pj Review

October 29, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |


Effective pixels 14.1 megapixels
Image sensor 1/2.3-in. RGB CCD, 14.48 total megapixels
Lens Optical 5x zoom, NIKKOR lens
Focal length 5.0-25.0mm (35mm format equivalent to 28-140mm)
Aperture f/3.9-5.8
Lens construction 13 elements in 9 groups
Digital zoom Maximum 4x (35mm format equivalent to approx. 560mm)
Focus range (from lens) Approx. 30cm (1 ft.) to infinity (at wide-angle setting), approx. 50cm (1 ft. 8 in.) to infinity (at telephoto setting) Macro mode: Approx. 3 cm (1.2 in.) to infinity (at wider setting than ? mark position)
Vibration Reduction (VR) Lens-shift type + electronic type
Other blur-reduction functions Motion Detection (conventional type), BSS (Best Shot Selector)
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity) ISO 80,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (pixel addition), 6400 (pixel addition), Auto (ISO 80 to 800), Fixed range auto (ISO 80 to 200, ISO 80 to 400)
LCD monitor 7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD monitor (HVGA) [resistive touch panel] with Clear Color Display and brightness adjustment
Storage media Internal memory (approx. 79 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card* *Not compatible with Multi Media Card (MMC)
Face-priority AF/ max. number of faces to be detected 12, Face priority, Face-priority AE, Face Zoom-in
Skin Softening During shooting/playback
Smile Timer Up to three smiling faces can be detected, can be switched on/off
Blink Proof Takes two sequential shots, can be switched on/off
Blink Warning Can be switched on/off
In-Camera Red-Eye Fix Automatically corrects red eye digitally, no pre-flashes
Subject Tracking* Auto Lock-on /AF activation/Tracking Restart not available *Tracks a touched subject automatically
Scene modes 17 scene modes (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Backlight, Panorama assist). Draw option is not available.
Scene Auto Selector 6 scene modes + Auto mode (Portrait, Landscape, Night portrait, Night landscape, Close-up, Backlight)
Movie HD 720p: 1,280 x 720/30 fps, VGA ?: 640 x 480/30 fps, VGA: 640 x 480/15 fps, QVGA?: 320 x 240/30 fps, QVGA: 320 x 240/15 fps
D-Lighting Yes
Color Options 5 Color Options (Standard color, Vivid color, Black-and-white, Sepia, Cyanotype)
Quick Retouch Yes
Slideshow with music Built-in; Music: 3 kinds, Image effects: 4 kinds
File-sorting functions Rating function, Auto Sort mode, Favorite Pictures playback, List by date mode
Interface/Direct print compatibility Hi-Speed USB/PictBridge
Supported languages 24 languages (products for Japan feature Japanese/English only)
Projector Single light/single plate system Brightness: Up to 14 lumens*, image size: 5 to 47 in., throw distance: approx. 0.26 to 2.4 m, endurance (battery life): approx. 1 hour with EN-EL12, resolution (output): VGA equivalent *Average value at shipment; based on JIS 6911 (Method of notation for data projector 2003); measurement and measuring conditions are based on Appendix 2
Power sources Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (1050 mAh), AC Adapter EH-62F (option)
Number of shots per charge (battery life)* Approx. 220 frames with EN-EL12 Based on CIPA Standards for measuring life of batteries
Dimensions (width x height x depth) Approx. 100.8 x 62.7 x 24.1 mm/4.0 x 2.5 x 1.0 in. (excluding projections)
Weight* Approx. 180 g/6.4 oz. (including battery and SD memory card) approx. 155 g/5.5 oz. (camera body only) *Based on CIPA Guidelines, DCG-005-2009