Excerpt: I wanted a handy camera that was quick to focus..and I did not want to carry my SLR. This is a great product for just that purpose. The 3x factor is a little confusing. I was thinking that I was getting a 11-27.5 mm, but it is actually 3X or 33-82 mm. So you will not be able to take a photo if the subject is too near. I bought mine for $. The newer model is probably better but was very expensive. No touch screen but I was not looking for one.
Pros: Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Good Image Quality, High ISO Performance
Excerpt: Camera takes very fast pictures. Great camera for beginners who wants to use manual control. Wish it had more advanced photo modes as in the newer Nikon DSLR's. Picture quality exceeds compact digital camera shots.
Pros: Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Image Quality, Good Image Stabilization, High ISO Performance, Large Clear LCD, Quiet
Excerpt: Sometimes you want to control everything like an old-school SLR, sometimes you just want to put it in "program" and let the camera do all the thinking. Whatever mood you're in or level of sophistication, the Nikon 1 S1 obliges you. And for the price, it's hard to beat.
Pros: Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Good Image Quality
Excerpt: My world music band, Jutta & the Hi-Dukes (tm), bought this camera to get better videos of our performances and for our other pulicity needs. I had been looking at cameras for a while trying to determine the best blend of capabilities that would fit our rather tight budget. When I saw the Nikon S1 going for an incredible Black Friday price and saw that it had every feature we wanted except one (the ability to connect an external microphone), we decided to try it out...
Pros: Easy To Use, Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus, Good Image Quality, Large Clear LCD