Summary Nikon S1

Prices Price
Body only
With 11-2mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
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Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Help 10 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 6,400 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Nikon 1 S1Nikon 1 S1


Nikon has replaced the 1 S1 with the S2.

Nikon 1 S2
Nikon 1 S2 announced May 2014
True resolution Higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weight Slightly lighter

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The Nikon S1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
1,200 fps
Size Quite small Help
Compact (102×61×30 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Autofocus Phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Very light Help
240 g
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/16000 of a second


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The Nikon S1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 60fps
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Announced Old Help
January 2013
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Lens availability Very few lenses available Help
20 lenses
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable




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