Summary: The Nikon COOLPIX S01 is an ultra-compact camera with a size comparable to that of a credit card and weighs less than 100 grams. In spite of these small dimensions, the compact camera boasts features worthy of the latest generation of much more bulky and heavy. Extremely attractive option (probably necessary) not to use external memory cards but to equip the device with a 7.3 GB flash memory, that memory will be sufficient for most users.
Pros: Internal Memory 7.3 GB, HD movies, electronic vibration reduction system for movies; Dimensions and weight; Sensitivity ISO 80-1600; contrast-detect AF system, touchscreen display, 2.5
Summary: The Nikon Coolpix S01 is more about form than function, and it commands a hefty premium for its diminutiveness. Priced at Rs 8,950, it costs more than twice entry-level digital camera. However, the latter are more feature rich and take better photos and videos. We aren’t saying you should keep away from this tiny shooter. It’s cute and funky, isn’t it? If style (unique in this case) is of utmost importance, make this camera your pocket buddy right away!
Conclusion: So while we're willing to overlook the lack of certain commonly used controls, we just can't overlook image quality. The Nikon Coolpix S01's tiny 1/3-inch type sensor didn't produce reliably sharp and noise-free images in our tests, and at this price point we'd probably opt for a smartphone as our carry-anywhere point-and-shoot.
Excerpt: Nikon's Coolpix S01 is an ultra-compact digital camera that, at 3.1 x 2.1 x 0.7 inches, fits easily in the palm of your hand, costs less than $200, and boasts a number of nice features to make camera navigation and taking pictures easy and fun.
Excerpt: Just in the (Saint) nick of time to catch the lucrative Christmas gifting market, the Nikon S01 arrives to a fanfare heralding it as the smallest Coolpix to date. Indeed, with its rounded edges and multiple colour options, including festive red and an even more eye catching mirrored version, it resembles a bauble you might hang on your fir tree.
Excerpt: Camera phones have almost obliterated point-and-shoot cameras with better optics, and bigger megapixel count. However, Nikon seems to be challenging these competitors with the world's smallest COOLPIX camera – the S01. Inside its tiny body, it manages to pack in a 10 mp image sensor with 3x optical zoom. Let's find out if this small camera can come out stronger than its foes.
Pros: Extremely portable; Easy to use; Captures 720p movies.
Cons: No manual operation; Heats up while shooting video; Unreliable AF; Low-res screen; No memory card slot.
Conclusion: The Nikon Coolpix S01 is certainly stylish, and its size makes it extremely portable - a pocket camera even when you don't have any pockets. There's something refreshing about having a basic point-and-shoot camera, a simple creative tool that enables you to focus solely on composition and capturing the moment. Such is the strength of the iPhone and other smartphone cameras.
Summary: Take a sneak peek into the smallest camera from the Coolpix series. This cute looking and palm-of-the-hand-sized camera is sure to lure the users, especially the teens with its compact built and stylish design. The Nikon Coolpix S01 is the latest Digital Compact Camera that extremely tiny and resembles just like a bar of soap.
Pros: Easy to use , Huge internal memory , Available in a range of colors , In-camera UI is easy to understand , Supports 720p HD movie recording
Cons: Slow auto focus , Cumbersome touchscreen , Bad image quality , Expensive compared to its specs and functions , No GPS , No slot for SD card
Excerpt: The Nikon Coolpix S01 is an extremely small camera, as you can see from the picture below next to a can of diet coke. In terms of width and height, it is smaller than a credit card. It is available in red, pink, black, white and silver, with 7.3Gb of internal memory, for £129.95.
Pros: Really tiny body, Good amount of built-in memory, Very easy to use, Available in a range of colours
Cons: Images aren't of good enough quality for large prints, A little expensive