Specifications

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Specifications

Nikon COOLPIX S520 Digital Camera

Type

Compact digital camera

Effective pixels

8.0 million

Image sensor

1

/

2.5

-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 8.29 million

Lens

3× Zoom-Nikkor lens

Focal length

5.7-17.1mm (equivalent with 35mm [135] format picture angle: 
35-105mm)

f/-number

f/2.8-4.7

Construction

5 elements in 5 groups

Digital zoom

Up to 4× (equivalent with 35mm [135] format picture angle: 
approx. 420mm)

Vibration reduction

Lens shift

Autofocus (AF)

Contrast-detect AF

Focus range (from 
lens)

• 50 cm (1.6 ft.) to ∞
• Macro mode: 15 cm (1.2 in.) to ∞ (when the zoom indicator 

is positioned before G)

Focus-area selection

Face priority, auto (9-area automatic selection), center, manual 
with 99 focus areas

AF-assist illumination

Class 1 LED product (IEC 60825-1 Edition 1.2

-2001

); 

max. output: 700 μW

Monitor

2.5 in., approx. 153k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating 
and 5-level brightness adjustment

Frame coverage 
(shooting mode)

Approx. 97 % horizontal and 97 % vertical

Frame coverage 
(playback mode)

Approx. 100 % horizontal and 100 % vertical

Storage

Media

• Internal memory (approx. 23 MB)
• SD (Secure Digital) memory cards

File system

DCF, Exif 2.2, and DPOF compliant

File formats

Compressed: JPEG-baseline compliant
Movies: AVI
Sound files: WAV

Image size (pixels)

• 3,264 × 2,448 Normal (3264)P)/Normal (3264)

• 2,592 × 1,944 Normal (2592)

• 2,048 × 1,536 Normal (2048)

• 1,024 × 768 PC screen (1024)

• 640 × 480 TV screen (640)

• 3,200 × 1,800 16:9 (3200)

• 2,448 × 2,448 1:1 (2448)/1:1 with black border/1:1 with 

white border