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12.0 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches

Beautiful, Bright 3.0-inch High Resolution TOUCH PANEL HVGA (460,000-dot) Clear Color Display with anti-glare coating that enables easy touch control to all camera functions

  • Sensitive Response Touch Panel display enables effortless use of touch panel by ensuring sensitive response to even the lightest tapping and touch for smooth operation
  • Touch Shutter and Autofocus simply tap the LCD to have the camera focus and even shoot the picture.
  • Retouch and Draw functions for quick, convenient in-camera enhancements and personalization to any image

4-way VR Image Stabilization System

  • Electronic VR Image Stabilization minimizes the effect of camera shake
  • Motion Detection automatically detects moving subjects and adjusts shutter speed and ISO setting to compensate for camera shake and subject movement
  • High ISO up to 3200 capability helps give you sharper results when shooting in low light or capturing fast-moving subjects. 
  • Nikon’s original Best Shot Selector (BSS) automatically takes up to 10 shots while the shutter is pressed and saves the sharpest image

Smart Portrait System includes:

  • Smile Timer and Blink Proof makes sure you’ll always catch the decisive moment when your subject smiles and Blink Proof function shoots two pictures and automatically saves the one in which the subject’s eyes remain open.
  • Blink Warning, when activated alerts you that the subject may have blinked and allows you to retake the photo.
  • In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™ automatically fixes, while shooting, most instances of red-eye in the camera. You may never see red-eye again
  • Face-Priority AF Nikon’s face-finding technology that automatically focuses on up to 12 faces
  • Skin Softening smoothes skin tone at three different levels for optimal portraits

Subject Tracking will automatically track a moving subject to ensure sharp focus

Scene Auto Selector automatically recognizes the scene in your picture and adjusts camera setting

18 Scene Modes for optimized shooting in various settings

5 Color Options for special filter effects.  Choose from: standard color, vivid color, black-and-white, sepia and cyanotype

4x Wide-angle Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens has a versatile zoom range from wide 27mm to 108mm telephoto coverage that gets you close to your subject while capturing expansive landscapes

New HD Movie Record stunning HD (720p) quality movies at 30fps for easy playback in camera, on TV or computer

Slim, Stylish, Metal Design in a variety of stunning colors for pocketable convenience and individuality

EXPEED Image Processing ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness.  Nikon’s comprehensive digital imaging processing concept incorporates the know-how and technologies accumulated throughout our long history of photographic and digital imaging development and is custom-tuned for COOLPIX. Applied optimized technologies render natural-looking pictures of incredible quality and quick response so you won’t miss that special moment

Quick Retouch optimizes contrast and color vividness for beautiful images

D-Lighting rescues dark or backlit images by improving brightness and detail during playback

Macro shooting as close as 3.1”

COOLPIX S4000 4.1 5 194 194
lots of fun with this camera pros-touch screen,drawing tool is lots of fun,note writing,great clear pictures, cons-a little slow,needs bigger zoom but love love it and got it on sale for 109. so ccant complain at that price..would highly recommend..will be buying my daughter one as well we love it so much! January 14, 2011
Great Camera I got this camera in purple for Christmas from my parents, and I LOVE IT! Its the perfect size to take around on vacations or just a fun day with friends. The picture quality is great it gets almost every aspect. I thought that the touch screen would be hard to use, but its really simple (though it may be hard for people with larger fingers). It was a great value! I would defiantly recommend this product. January 12, 2011
Amazing Camera This is easily the best of the best of all cameras i've owned. Takes wonderful quality pictures. I would reccomend this camera to anyone, beginner or professional. Below are just a few examples of what this camera can do. January 5, 2011
Extremely Dis-satisfied Customer I would HIGHLY recommend the high-end Nikons -BUT- this CoolPix S4000 is TERRIBLE and we can not believe it is a Nikon, it has broken once, was replaced - then the replacement does NOT work well and we can not get it replaced or exchanged for a working camera. Very disappointed in this product and Best Buy. January 5, 2011
Best camera features, simple to move through. I just receive this camera as a Christmas gift and I cannot stop taking pictures of my grands and anything that moves. I just love the features and the ease of use. I can actually move from one function to another and not get lost. The photos are spectacular. I love the editing I can do right away. I print right away. LOVE IT. January 2, 2011
i love my camera this is a cool camera, but they could just print and send us an instruction manual, rather than us having to go on the pc to look it up..i want one to carry around in case i need it, which i do often, it needs to have a faster shutter too, takes a bit to take a pic sometimes...i hate that part, i have missed many a good pic waiting...love the touch screen, and the features..but need that manual, and it could have come with a charger for the battery..dont like having to plug whole camera in pc to charge... January 2, 2011
neat little camera This is a neat little camera. i had a Canon powershot a470, i got it last year and this year i wanted to get a newer camera and thought i'd try out Nikon. Their are pros and cons between it and my old Canon. But for this Nikon s4000, it's a pretty good little camera for it's category. PROS: ~color quality is amazing ~the scenes are pretty good ~it's small and light weight ~love the big size of the screen ~the picture is so clear! ~the video is very clear ~the picture is really bright ~many picture options ~the black and white picture is amazing CONS: ~the zoom clearity isn't as good as my Canon was ~the battery takes over an hour to charge ~onley one cord fits it (nikon's cord) don't lose it ~you have to sometimes hit the buttons more than once on the touch screen But over all it's a good camera. I would recomend it to a friend. This is the camera you can take anywhere, partys, on the road, camping, fishing ect... pretty good. ---the pictures I uploaded didn't upload as clear as they are on my camera and computer fyi January 2, 2011
This product is so easy to use I love everything about this camera. I was afraid the touch screen would be difficult to use but it is not. The flash works extremely well and the pictures are great. I can't believe a camera this small takes such good pictures. January 1, 2011
Great quality for little camera. Very Accurate I compared this camera to Sony w330, w350, w370 and this camera is so much better, It is smaller and curvy, unlike sony w series. Picture quality is amazing - true colors. Its fast enough and overall great camera for a little over $100. Will recommend to anyone. December 31, 2010
I love this camera, I used to have the Nikon S70 and although I loved many of its features, the zoom often left me with blurry pictures. Also, the first time i dropped my S70, it broke and they told me it was $250 to get it fixed even though I only paid $300. My new S4000 I have dropped several times and is still in working shape, plus the pictures came out great from my vacation. December 30, 2010
I love this camera!! I just got it today and i have already taken REALLY good pics!! I really like the touch screen, SO COOL! Perfect for me, a beginner. Thanks nikon! :) December 30, 2010
This camera has a good color representation I'm impressed by the picture quality of this little camera. The color representation of the subjects is quite acurate. December 29, 2010
Excellent product. The camera is easy to use and takes excellent pictures. Images are clear. December 29, 2010
AWESOME CAMERA i love this camera! it is the best camera i have ever had. i love that you can draw on your photos and edit them. I have only had this camera for a few hours and i am already obsessing over it. December 25, 2010
Amazing camera for being a compact. This is my third Compact Digital Camera I have ever owned. It has great picture quality, great movie quality and is simple to use! I am going to have it with me basically everywhere I go. Happy I got it. December 25, 2010
So far so good I have only had it two days, and havent had time to do much except play with it a little, but so far I am in LOVE! It seems to be simple and takes excellent pictures. December 23, 2010
Not what I thought My husband purchased this camera after he broke my cannon of 5 yrs. This camera doesn't compare. I have not been able to take one very good quality picture even in good lighting. A good picture in dim lighting is out of the question. This camera has been very disappointing to me for the money he paid for it. The faces always have a little blurr and the picture is always too light. Pick another camera if you want better quality pictures. December 22, 2010
Fozen lense Rceived this camera for Mother's Day it has less than 700 pictures recorded, am able to download the pictures, but the lense has frozen won't turn back on. Seven months old and already broken. I'm an unhappy Mom December 19, 2010
Great Camera Very easy to use. Takes great pictures with very little effort. Price is very acceptable for this quality of product, definitely something worth picking up for Christmas. Touch screen is high quality, very similar to an ipod, quite sensitive. Menu system is good for a first gen product, not complicated or overly clicky. Certainly recommended, small enough to carry everywhere and easy enough for anyone to use. December 13, 2010
do not buy I've only had this camera 2 weeks and it already broke. Just stopped turning on for no apparent reason. This camera is not worth the money. December 12, 2010
Horrible Experience! A Nikon sales person was at Bestbuy and talked us into this camera. I am very disapointed with the pictures. We first took it out of the box, charged it, set it to Auto and took a couple indoor (poenty of light) pictures of our dog. The eyes were green and the flash made the dog shine! I then took a couple of the kids . . . RED EYE!!! I set the flash to the red eye setting. ... RED EYE!!! The camera was then taken to a concert, front row. Everythign is blurry and out of focus. The flash seemed to work OK, but bottomline; an experience we did NOT capture on film! December 6, 2010
Awesome for anyone I just got this camera yesterday and it is my first camera. Ive held alot of cameras before this one though, This one is by far the best, it has done everything and more to keep my pictures in the moment. Love it November 21, 2010
Pictures are awsome! My Cool Pix is easy to use and takes beautiful pictures! November 18, 2010
Great camera, easy to use, esp one handed. Use for work, real est. related, interior and exterior views of property. November 3, 2010
I absolutely love this product! It is by far the best camera, in my opinion! =] i can't stop taking pictures, i love it. November 1, 2010
very poor quality i got this camera for christmas almost a year ago. it is a good camera for your basic on the go snap a picture here and there needs. But, if you want that + good quality, look elsewhere. I found that the photos turn out somewhat grainy and you can never get the settings just right. In a room with lights the pictures turn out yellow and the flash is always too bright. The one thing I like on this camera is its macro features. Otherwise this camera has poorly let me down. October 23, 2010
AWESOME CAMERA!!! I have had this camera for a couple months now and I absolutely LOVE it!!!! So far I haven't found anything that I am not satisfied with! I know what impressed my husband and I both the most was when we were out on our boat and I took a video of the water while we were moving! It captured every single ripple and wave! I HIGHLY recommend this camera to others! October 20, 2010
This is great product except at night. The pictures I took during the day were great! However at night, I just couldn't get it right. It maybe me and not the camera. There's alot going on (details) with this camera and I am totally confused on how to set it. I paid $199 for the camera. I wish I had gotten a more consumer friendly camera. October 5, 2010
Pretty Good This camera is very nice. I do a lot of point and shoot photography, so it was a big step up from my L22. The night settings aren't the greatest, but everything else was fantastic. Good price too. September 24, 2010
Good Camera I have Bought this great camera and i just love it ! i have bought it for 186 Dollar .. it's so lovely camera .. and i recommend this product i take this camera with me .. everywhere ! .. September 10, 2010
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Why won't videos save?

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Whenever I take a video over a minute or so, the camera says the file did not save or no file can be recognized or something. Can anyone tell me how to fix that, because time-limited videos aren't that fun.
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I tried one of the approved cards (Lexar 8Gig) and had the same problem. Worked for the first video (about 3 minutes in length) then when I went to do the next video, I received the same "can't read" message. Very frustrated with this camera for video.
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You are probably using a memory card with too low of a speed classification. On the SanDisk SD Card, there is a number inside a "C". If this is not 4 or more, the write speed of the card is too slow.
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Please verify that you are using an approved memory card with your camera:

Answer Title: Approved SD Cards - Coolpix S4000
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Also reset all settings to defalut:
Tab MENU > Setup menu > Reset all.
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Why is it that when i take a picture without flash, its really blurry

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Every time i try to take a picture without flash, it comes out very blurry and its sometimes impossible to tell what i just took
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If the light is too dim, the shutter speed will be very slow, and any camera motion will blur the photo. Also, make sure that you are not "punching" the shutter button. Press slowly, and gently.
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make sure you have the right adjustments for exposure, like:
white balance in auto mode
ISO sensitivity auto
AF area mode auto.
(all of this if you're novice) and when taking a shoot make sure you press at half the shutter to focus and when the focus area goes green press fully the shutter. Another thing will help you is:
AF assist - auto
vibration reduction - on
motion detection - auto
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I put a 128 MB SD card in my Coolpix S4000, why did I run out of memory at 35 photos?

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too small of a card, settings for pics set too high. On mine with a 4GB card I can only get 250 pics at max resoulution. Recommend 2-4 GB card for this camera, unless you want to constantly download photos.
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Pictures taken are recorded as images files. The size of the files and with it the number of images that can be recorded, depends on the size and quality of the images. Before shooting, choose an image mode according to how you plan to use the picture. See page # 48 of the User’s Manual.

Ex. If you have the Image Mode set to 12M you can only record 5 pictures in the internal memory. If you set it for 3M you can record 46 pictures. Internal memory is approximate 45MB.

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how to set settings for shooting at night and to my images are sharp, please help

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Try using the "Night Landscape" setting under "Scene Mode". It looks like a little building with a crescent moon above it.
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Camera settings are automatically optimized for selected subject types when using a Scene Mode. For night shooting you can select Night Portrait or Night Landscape.
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Where can I find the product key for a Nikon Coolpix S4000? How many digits is it?

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bottom of the camera, is the saerial number 8 digits
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If you’re asking about the serial number of your camera is located at the bottom of the camera and is a 7 digits number.
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All the video we take w/ our Coolpix S4000 plays back choppy. It stops then restarts not consistant at all. Please help!

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Make sure you are using SanDisk cards, and double check the speed class of the SD Cards you use. I was unaware that they had such a thing, but the Coolpix 400 requires a card with a speed class of 4 or higher. On the face of the card, right below the red part of the label, there is a number enclosed in a "C". This indicates the speed class.
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Why won't my camera import photos?

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I have imported to my laptop before but now it won't work. Usually it shows the pictures then asks if I want to import all or select photos. It won' t show any pictures and I can't get it to work. My laptop is a Macbook. Any advice on how to fix this?
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How many photos were you trying to import? I use a mac as well, and it can take sometime for iPhoto to read all the photos on the camera. I had 800 photos on my camera, and it took almost a minute for my camera/photos to appear in iPhoto.
Try closing iPhoto, then connecting your camera. iPhoto should automatically open and read the photos and then give you an option to import the photos.
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Tried to use macro mode...

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Close-ups of flowers, that kind of thing, but I can't get it to focus on the object in front - it keeps focusing on the background (background comes out clear, front object is blurry/out of focus). What am I doing wrong?
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move back a little bit. even in macro mode, there are close-focus limitations.
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I am aware of pressing the photo button halfway to allow for focus, but in doing this I cannot get the image to become in focus. I have tried to reset the camera's settings, but this has not worked. The image on the touch screen remains blurry whether it is zoomed in or out.
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yes, I changed the battery last year.
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Have you ever replaced the battery? Three years is about the life of the battery.
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Photos have a yellow tint with my Cool Pix S4000. Is there a setting I should try to adjust?

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Please do a Reset All on your camera to restore the settings to default. You can tap Menu > Set up > Reset all. Pag # 134 User's Manual.
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