Summary: I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE this camera. Bought my first COOLPIX S51 in Nov 2007 and ended up giving it away last year and purchased another Nikon. Ended up buying back the original model. It is small compact and wonderful. Easy to use.Fits into my handbag without lots of lumps and bumps.
Summary: We bought this camera because, like most women, my wife wants a small camera. Expecting the best from the illustrious name "Nikon", our hopes were dashed. The optical quality of the photographs it produced was abysmal. Most were out of focus, and those that were in focus were of very poor quality.
Summary: My daughter ordered this camera in February 2008 and loved it. The picture quality is ok, but some turned out grainy and some caught mere specks of dust in the air, resulting in white orbs showing up in pictures. I'm giving it 3 stars because the lens cover broke without dropping, it just happened.
Summary: Completely satisfied to date. I had already owned this model camera and replaced that one, which I accidently ruined, with this camera. This model takes great photos, and the internal zoom adds a lot of potential.
Summary: I needed to replace a much-loved, damaged Nikon Coolpix. I especially did not want a model with an external zoom lens. This camera was exactly as desired - and even a little better. Bonus 2 gig SD card was appreciated. Love the red color! Prompt delivery-even before I expected it.
Summary: I bought this camera for my wife as a graduation present. I normally shoot with a Nikon D70 and I really prefer to look through a lens to frame my shot then with my arms extended looking at a LCD display.