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Nikon Coolpix S510

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews of Nikon Coolpix S510. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the performance and portability. The design and size also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and zoom. Reviews are divided on the battery.

usability, size, design, portability, performance

zoom, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix S510 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon Coolpix S510

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Nikon Coolpix S510 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the size.

size

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

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : PCMag Staff (pcmag.com)

Nikon Coolpix S510

 

Preview of the Nikon Coolpix S510.

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Sep, 2007

Expert review by : Mike Pasini (imaging-resource.com)

Nikon Coolpix S510 Digital Camera - Express Review - The Imaging Resource!

 

The Nikon Coolpix S510 features an 8-megapixel CCD coupled to a Nikkor-branded 3x optical zoom lens with VR optical image stabilization. The Coolpix S510 offers a 2.5-inch 230,000 pixel LCD for framing and playback, but like many other small cameras...

Very compact and stylish body design ; Quick startup ; Well-organized, easy-to-read menu system ; Integrated Help system ; Responsive shutter with good pre-focus shutter lag speed ; Vibration Reduction lens for slow handheld shutter speeds ; Accurate...

Slightly soft images ; Some flaring of strong highlights ; Corner shading ("vignetting") visible in some wide-angle shots ; USB 1.1 connection slows downloads ; Prints better kept to 8x10, even at lowest ISO

Nikon is known for a few special features that are included in the Nikon S510, including D-Lighting (which enhances darker images to improve shadow detail), Best Shot Selector mode (which takes a series of shots, letting the camera automatically pick...

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : digitalcameraroundup.com (digitalcameraroundup.com)

Elegant, speedy 8 megapixel ultra-compact with optical image stabilization

 

What you get with the Coolpix S510 is a elegant, small and handy 8.1 megapixel camera that emphasizes style and technology. It's small enough to fit anywhere, yet has a large and razor-sharp 2.5-inch LCD that remains quite redable outdoors. The design...

Elegant stainless steel design, Very small and handy, Optical lens-shift image stabilization, Face recognition mode, Voice recording, Full speed VGA movies with sound

No optical zoom during movies, Multi selector a bit cumbersome, Fairly expensive

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Karen M. Cheung (washingtonpost.com)

Nikon Coolpix S510

 

Just about every major manufacturer has an entry-level point-and-shoot with barebones specifications. Here's another one. The Nikon Coolpix S510 makes an unexciting entrance into a packed market of similar cameras with basic 3x optical zoom lenses and...

The Nikon Coolpix S510 produces accurate photos with good white balance under proper lighting. In low light conditions like bars or candlelight dinners, however, the Nikon S510 yields ugly noise and applies automatic noise reduction that smoothes over...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by : Karen M. Cheung (reviewed.com)

Nikon Coolpix S510

 

Read an expert, unbiased digital camera review of the Nikon Coolpix S510 digital camera.

The Nikon Coolpix S510 makes a rather unexciting entrance into an already dense market of similar cameras with 3x optical zoom lenses and small portable bodies. The Coolpix S510 has some noteworthy qualities, including optical image stabilization and...

Dec, 2007

Expert review by : Conrad H. Blickenstorfer (digicamera.com)

DigitalCameraRoundup.com - Nikon Coolpix S510

 

With high resolution and advanced features now available at very low cost, manufacturers are increasingly separating their offerings into different categories that emphasize features appealing to different groups of customers. The new Coolpix S510 is...

Combines 2GB storage with WiFi on a standard SD Card, Load onto your PC or Mac, or any of a dozen photo sharing sites, Works in any camera, Reasonably priced, Very easy to use with browser-based interface, Elegant stainless steel design, Very small and...

Does not keep camera awake automatically for upload, No local upload history in software yet, SD cards notoriously easy to lose, No optical zoom during movies, Multi selector a bit cumbersome, Fairly expensive

The S510 is a speedy point & shooter without manual control. It offers full voice recording, VGA movies with sound and even time-lapse movies. Active lens shift vibration reduction eliminates most blur when you zoom and it can be used both for still...

Expert review by : Conrad H. Blickenstorfer (digitalcameraroundup.com)

Nikon Coolpix S510

 

With high resolution and advanced features now available at very low cost, manufacturers are increasingly separating their offerings into different categories that emphasize features appealing to different groups of customers. The new Coolpix S510 is...

Elegant stainless steel design, Very small and handy, Optical lens-shift image stabilization, Face recognition mode, Voice recording, Full speed VGA movies with sound

No optical zoom during movies, Multi selector a bit cumbersome, Fairly expensive

What you get with the Coolpix S510 is a elegant, small and handy 8.1 megapixel camera that emphasizes style and technology. It's small enough to fit anywhere, yet has a large and razor-sharp 2.5-inch LCD that remains quite redable outdoors. The design...

Expert review by : Doug Harman (pocket-lint.com)

Nikon Coolpix S510 digital camera

 

The Nikon Coolpix S510 updates the S500 and has the same basic feature set and handling characteristics (check the S500 test as well for specifics on some of those similar features) as that camera. However, the Face Priority AF and lens shift VR...

Looks good, image quality and detail, VR, screen, good pricing, responsive, specification

Rotary Multi Selector turns too easily, no optical viewfinder, image noise, no manual shooting options

Overall, the S510 marks a small step up in terms of performance, image quality, resolution and processing but it is also a step down in terms of user control but there’s an ace in the hole that I’ve not mentioned yet. And is its price. At £199.99, it...

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : What Digital Camera (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Nikon Coolpix S510 review

 

The 8-megapixel Nikon Coolpix S510 was, at the time of launch, Nikon's smallest compact to feature Vibration Reduction optical image stabilisation.

Dec, 2008

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Nikon Coolpix S510

 

The Nikon Coolpix S510 is easy to operate and get up and running with. It runs off a supplied lithium ion battery and fits into a relatively small pocket. It has 8 megapixels and a 3x optical zoom lens. It is a good snapshot camera and worth taking a...

Ease of use - picture quality - simple design

Shutter lag - macro range

"I like this camera. It is a small, compact size and will fit into a pocket. It takes a good photo in most situations, although it is lacking when it comes to its macro mode. You should have no problems getting to know the camera as ease of use is a...

Jan, 2008

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