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Nikon 1 S1 Camera with 11-27.5mm & 30-110mm Lens, Pink - Bundle - with 10-100mm VR Black Lens, 16GB SDHC Memory Card, 40.5mm UV Filter, Mack 3 Year Extended Warranty, Camera Case

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Nikon S1: Picture 1 regular

About Nikon S1

Step up to the astounding speed, precision and creative capabilities of the Nikon 1 system. Shoot razor-sharp images, no matter how fast your subject is moving. Simultaneously record Full HD 1080p videos and full-resolution still images in any light. Swap lenses and discover exciting new perspectives. Break free of limitations and capture your world like never before.

Start capturing all the moments that matter to you, as outstanding photos, HD videos and Motion Snapshots. Streamlined for value, the Nikon 1 S1 balances the exceptional speed and image quality of the Nikon 1 system with innovative new features for catching the best shots and inspiring your creativity. Swap lenses for exciting new views, add creative effects, simultaneously capture video and stills and so much more. Remarkably easy to use and brilliantly designed, the Nikon 1 S1 will have you taking more and better photos than ever.

The Nikon 1 S1 focuses and shoots faster than any camera you've ever used. While everyone else is framing their first shot, you'll already have captured a dozen great photos. Trying to catch a fast-moving subject? Fire a blazing-fast 15 shots per second and turn an instant of action into an amazing sequence of photos. And don't worry about camera shake - electronic Vibration Reduction keeps your shots steady even when your hands are not.

The best moments are made and missed in an instant, so the Nikon 1 S1 gives you every advantage for catching them. Want to capture a baby's smile? Turn on Smart Photo Selector and take your shot. The Nikon 1 S1 will record 20 frames, then pick the best ones. Trying to catch your favorite little leaguer rounding second base? Turn on Slow View and see live action in slow motion, then easily freeze exactly the moment you want to remember.

Your creativity isn't limited to still photos with Nikon 1 cameras. A single press of a button and you'll be recording dazzling Full HD 1080p video with stereo sound. See something that would make a great still image while you're recording? Simultaneously shoot full-resolution photos without missing a beat. Get the best of both worlds.

With the Nikon 1 S1, you'll never have to wait to share your shots. Add Nikon's WU-1b Wireless Adapter (sold separately), and instantly transfer your photos, videos or Motion Snapshots to your smartphone or tablet. Then share them as usual by email, text message or by uploading them to your favorite photo-sharing websites. It couldn't be easier!

Capture the essence of a moment with Motion Snapshot, a unique blend of motion, stills and sound that can be shared as .MOV files or arranged into a slideshow. Add artistic flare with the Nikon 1's Creative Mode shoot in black & white, highlight a single color in an image or create expansive panoramas. Use Live Image Control to preview the effects of Background Softening, Brightness Control, Motion Control or Active D-Lighting while shooting.

Spend more time creating and less time fussing with your camera. The Nikon 1 S1's high-resolution 3.0-inch 460,000-dot LCD and remarkably simple menus and buttons make it easy to change modes, adjust key settings or apply effects. In no time at all, you'll be shooting with confidence.

Nikon S1 Features

  • Impressive Speed: The first thing you'll notice about your Nikon 1 S1 is its extraordinary speed. Featuring the fastest autofocus system in the world and 15 fps continuous shooting, you never have to miss another moment again.
  • Express Your Creativity: With Creative Mode, Best Moment Capture (Smart Photo Selector and Slow View), and Live Image Control, users can take control of their images and express themselves like never before.
  • Connect and Share: With the WU-1b mobile adapter, users can share their creations wirelessly and even control their camera through their smartphone.
  • Simplified Controls: With the S1, the mode dial has been taken away and an improved user interface has been implemented, allowing for simple and intuitive operation that's perfect for the point-and-shoot upgrader.
  • Pop-up Flash: When you need an extra bit of light, the S1's pop-up flash is ready to go. With the S1, the flash now activates on its own if lighting conditions call for it, making Nikon 1 even easier to use.
  • Multiple 1 NIKKOR Lenses: Enhance your creativity with the collection of 1 NIKKOR lenses. 1 NIKKOR lenses are designed for easy swapping, allowing you to be ready for any situation. They also feature vibration reduction (VR) to keep photos sharp.

Nikon S1 Specifications

Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lenses
Lens Mount
Nikon 1 mount
Picture Angle
Approx. 2.7x lens focal length (Nikon CX format)
Effective Pixels
10.1 million
Sensor Size
13.2mm x 8.8mm
Image Sensor Format
Image Sensor Type
Total Pixels
12.0 million
Dust-reduction System
Dust Shield
Image Area (pixels)
Still Images (3:2 aspect ratio)
3,872 x 2,592
2,896 x 1,944
1,936 x 1,296
Still images (aspect ratio 16:9)
3,840 × 2,160 (Motion Snapshot mode or 1,080/60i, 1,080/30p selected in advanced movie mode)
1,280 × 720 (720/60p, 720/30p selected in advanced movie mode)
File Format
Compressed 12-bit NEF (RAW)
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx 1:4), normal (approx 1:8), or basic (approx 1:16) compression
Picture Control
Selected Picture Control can be modified
User-customizable Settings
Storage Media
Card Slot
1 Secure Digital (SD)
File System
Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)
EXIF 2.3 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras)
Lens Aperture
Electronically controlled
Shutter Type
Electronic Shutter
Fastest Shutter Speed
1/16,000 sec.
Slowest Shutter Speed
30 sec.
Flash Sync Speed
Up to 1/60 sec.
Bulb Shutter Setting
Shutter Release Modes
Single-frame [S] mode
Self-timer mode
Frame Advance Rate
Approx. 5, 15, 30, or 60 fps
Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Res
15 frames per second with AF; 30/60 fps with focus locked on first frame
2, 5, 10 sec. Timer duration electronically controlled
Remote Control Modes
WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter
Exposure Metering System
TTL metering using image sensor
Metering Method
Center-weighted: Meters 4.5mm circle in center of frame
Spot: Meters 2mm circle centered on select focus area
Exposure Modes
Programmed Auto with flexible Program (P)
Shutter-Priority Auto (S)
Aperture-Priority Auto (A)
Manual (M)
Scene Auto Selector
Scene Modes
Night Landscape
Night Portrait
Shooting Modes
Advanced movie mode (includes slow motion)
Auto Photo mode
Best Moment Capture mode (includes Slow View and Smart Photo Selector)
Creative mode (including: P, S, A, M, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Backlighting, Soft, Miniature Effect, and Selective Color)
Motion Snapshot (16:9)
Exposure Compensation
±3 EV in increments of 1/3EV
Exposure Lock
Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO Sensitivity
Active D-Lighting
On / Off
Autofocus System
Hybrid autofocus (phase detection/contrast-detect AF) / AF-assist illuminator
AF-area Mode
Single-point AF: 135 focus areas; the center 73 areas support
phase-detection AF
Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas
Subject tracking
Face-priority AF
Focus Lock
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single AF)
Focus Modes
Auto (AF)
Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
Single-servo AF (AF-S)
Continuous-servo (AF-C)
Full-time Servo (AF-F)
Manual Focus (MF)
Built-in Flash
Guide Number
5/16 (m/ft ISO 100, 20°C/68°F) Approx.
Flash Control
i-TTL flash control using image sensor available
Flash Mode
Auto with red-eye reduction
Fill-flash with Slow sync
Red-eye reduction
Red-eye reduction with Slow sync
Rear curtain sync
Rear curtain with slow sync
Slow sync with red-eye reduction
Flash Compensation
-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready Indicator
Lights when built-in flash unit is fully charged
White Balance
Direct Sunlight
Preset Manual
All except preset manual with fine tuning
Movie Metering
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Movie Metering Method
Center-weighted: Meters 4.5mm circle in center of frame
Spot: Meters 2mm circle centered on select focus area
Movie File Format
Movie Video Compression
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie Audio Recording Format
Movie Audio Recording Device
Built-in stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
HD: 1920 x 1080/60i
HD: 1920 x 1080/30p
HD: 1280 x 720/60p
HD: 1280 x 720/30p
Slow-motion: 640 x 240/400fps
Slow-motion: 320 x 120/1200fps
Motion Snapshot: 1,280 x 720/60p (plays at 24p)
Audio file format: ACC
Movie file format: MOV
Monitor Size
3.0 in. diagonal
Monitor Resolution
460,000 Dots
Monitor Type
Monitor Type TFT-LCD with brightness adjustment
USB: Hi-speed USB
HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Supported Languages
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
Portuguese (European and Brazilian)
Date and Time
World Time Setting
EN-EL20 Lithium-ion Battery
Battery Life (shots per charge)
220 shots (CIPA)
AC Adapter
EH-5b AC Adapter
Requires EP-5C Power Supply Connector
Tripod Socket
Operating Environment
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Dimensions (WxHxD)
4 x 2.4 x 1.2" (102 x 60.5 x 29.7mm)
6.9 oz (197g) camera body
Included Lens
Focal Length: 11-27.5mm / Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 30 - 74mm
Aperture: Maximum: f/3.5 - 5.6 / Minimum: f/16 - 16
Angle of View: 72° - 32°
Minimum Focus Distance: 1.0' (30.48 cm)
Groups/Elements: 6/8
Diaphragm Blades: 7
Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabilization: No
Filter Thread: Front: 40.5 mm
Dimensions (DxL): Approx. 2.26 x 1.22" (5.74 x 3.10 cm)
Weight: 3 oz (85 g)
Mfr #
27630 L5

Nikon S1 Reviews Powered by TurnTo®

Reviewed by 3 customers


Great little camera


I do real estate photography and this little camera works great for aerial photos


Great value for money


It is worth the moeny I paid. It is best used for freezing fast-action shots. I also used it for capturing great looking selfies with the Nikon's Wireless Mobile Utility App from my smart phone using the Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter. The results were really impressive. It also supports the Nikon FT1 Mount Adapter for F-Mount Lenses & 1 Series which I am yet to order. I am really looking forward to ordering that and extending its capabilities further. Also, it is the smallest Mirrorless camera with changeable lenses. It is fun to tag it along.


A wonderfully fun camera.


I love this camera. It's light, very fast, and has great features; although so far I've only used Program mode, I'm intrigued by the high contrast mode (in which two photos with different exposures are automatically melded together), and any one of the burst modes (where you can choose the best pictures at a critical point of a fast-changing scene -- or face). The two lenses dovetail nicely, with a great total focusing range.

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