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10.0 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches. Plenty of sharp resolution to capture the finest details, crop creatively and produce incredible enlargements.

New EXPEED Image Processor ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness. Nikon's comprehensive digital imaging processing concept incorporates know-how and technologies accumulated throughout our long history of photographic and digital imaging development. EXPEED is custom-tuned for COOLPIX and applies optimized technologies to render natural-looking pictures of incredible quality and quick response so you will not miss that special moment.

4-Way VR Image Stabilization:

  • Nikon's Electronic VR Image Stabilization compensates for the effects of camera shake by adjusting shutter speed and ISO setting This produces clearer, sharper results in lower lighting or unsteady conditions.
  • Motion Detection automatically detects moving subjects and adjusts the shutter speed and the ISO setting to compensate for camera shake and subject movement.
  • High ISO 2000 capability gives you sharper results when shooting in low light or capturing fast-moving subjects. This creates new opportunities to take sharper, more natural-looking photos in lower light conditions.
  • Nikon's original Best Shot Selector (BSS) automatically takes up to 10 shots while the shutter is pressed and then saves the sharpest image.

Scene Auto Selector automatically recognizes the scene in your picture and adjusts the camera settings. Just set the camera to the Scene Auto Selector and the camera changes the settings according to the scene you are photographing, automatically.

3x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens NIKKOR optics provide exceptional pictures and gets you close to the action. The lens is built on a proud heritage of producing precision camera optics that deliver superb color and razor-sharp results.

Add Color to Your World with five new incredible colors that have been finished with in a stylish and sleek brushed aluminum finish. The S230 will be available in; Plum, Jet Black, Night Blue, Gloss Red and Warm Silver.

Huge, Bright 3.0-inch High Resolution Touch Panel LCD enables easy access to all the camera controls without the conventional buttons to push. The anti-reflection coating that is applied to the Touch Panel enhances viewing even in bright light.

Nikon's Smart Portrait System:

  • Smile Mode automatically releases the shutter when your subject smiles. The camera will detect the subject's smile and automatically fire the shutter.
  • With Nikon's Blink Proof the camera automatically takes two shots and saves the one in which the subject's eyes are open.
  • In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™ automatically fixes most instances of red-eye in the camera. You may never see red-eye again.
  • Face-Priority AF is Nikon's face-finding technology that automatically focuses on up to 12 faces in a group portrait.
  • D-Lighting rescues dark or backlit images by improving brightness and detail where needed.
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AMAZING AND SMALL I got this as a Christmas present a couple years ago and I LOVE IT! It takes beautiful pictures, it is small, no need to go out and buy batteries, and it is touch screen, I'm just in love with it. Unfortunately it fell at the beach in the wet sand and is now water damaged and doesn't work but I would most definitely buy it again. October 14, 2012
lovely piece of joy i bought this camera on sale because the store was trying to get rid of it. so i bought and loved this little thing ever since the only annoying thing is that it does not run on AA's but i am getting used to it. The pictures are great looking and the only blurred pictures i have gotten is from an unsteady hand. i love this thing January 15, 2011
Nice Camera With A Lot Of Features I love this camera and like other reviews say just read the manual before you start because it has so many neat little features like the snap and record and push hold down snap to take pictures while recording picutres is cool nice camera. I would recommend this to friends and family members. July 26, 2010
Great camera I bought this camera after having an accident with my first digital camera. I got the whole kit and am very happy with it. I have learned that it takes good close ups, portraits and early evening shots. The night ones are good some times but too much action seems to blur. I have tried several settings so maybe it is just a learning curve. I love the small size, the touch screen and ease of deleting pictures. It also downloads well with my iMac. July 26, 2010
Excellent Photograpy If you want to be a real photographer,you must have a Nicon.You can do everything with your Nicon(Of course about photography:))Best photos in everywhere,day,night,in party,at home...I love it very much.My Nicon choice is Coolpix S230,i recommend it. July 24, 2010
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does not power on has a solid red light stays on

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The Power on botton should not be red, if it is, my best guess is that there is a problem with the camera.
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Verify that the battery is inserted in the charger in the correct angle and also that the charger is not flickering. You may want to try a backup battery.
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Want to download only new pictures to computer

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How can I only download the newest pictures onto my computer? It takes forever to download them all then I have to select and delete the duplicates
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Use Nikon Transfer to download, you can set it to only import new images. After you have saved your images format the card each tome you use it and that will save any future image duplications.
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the lent of my camera got stock, what can I do to fix it?

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Please click on the link below for troubleshooting information:
Answer Title: Lens Error message
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Lost Battery Charger

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I lost the battery charger for my camera the Coolpix S203 (I couldn't find it in the products listed below, so I picked the closest in appearance) & I was wondering if there's anyway I could buy a new one (just the charger) or something?
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The battery charger for this camera is the MH-63. You can find it available at our Nikon store:
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the screen stays whiteand the camera wont work. it turns on but stays white

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Verify that the battery is fully charge and just release the shutter. If the error persists, you will need to send your camera for service in order to be evaluated by one of our techs.
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The camera won't let me take a picture with the flash on, while a red light blinks.What should i do ?

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Please reset the camera since some scene modes cannot turn have the flash on. Tab MENU > SETUP > RESET ALL.
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The view in my lens looks infared and when I take a picture its distored...Why?

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For better assistance, please click on the link below in order for you to send sample images:
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see pictures.i bought a replacement screen but its still doing the same thing.what else could be the problem?
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Please see page # 133 of the user's manual for the COOLPIX s230 for information about monitor settings.
If the problem persists you will need to send the camera and the charger to be evaluated.
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Tried to turn mine on and in came on and immediately turned off. Battery is charged. What might be the problem?

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Please reset the camera to default settings: Go to MENU > Setup > Reset All
Try a backup battery. If the problem persists you will need to send the camera and the charger to be evaluated.
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My pictures aren't saving to SD card. Takes picture but not saving. Any suggestions?

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Please verify that the memory card contacts are clean, try a different card. Also, that the memory card is inserted correctly and format the card using the camera.
Menu > Setup > Format Card.
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