Photo fun for the family - Waterproof, shockproof and dustproof, the whole family can enjoy this easy-to-use camera. A 10-megapixel CCD image sensor and 3x zoom NIKKOR glass lens produce beautiful photos and 720p HD videos in any environment, even underwater!
Bring the camera, leave the worry. - Finally, a family-friendly camera you can take everywhere! The COOLPIX S31 is waterproof, shockproof and dustproof, so even the roughest conditions won't stop you from recording precious memories. Shoot beautiful 10-megapixel photos and 720p HD videos in the rain, at the beach, in the pool or sandbox-places you wouldn't dare bring your old camera. Plus, with oversized buttons, super simple operation and a bright 2.7-inch LCD, every member of the family can have a turn.
Master the camera in no time - Simple, convenient operation for stress-free shootingThe COOLPIX S31 is so easy to use, anyone can take great photos and videos with it. Just turn the camera on, point, shoot and marvel at the results. For maximum point-and-shoot convenience, select Easy Auto Mode. It automatically optimizes the camera settings for each shot, no matter how challenging the situation. You'll be free to enjoy the moment while you capture it.
Capture the sights and sounds - 720p HD videos with sound bring your memories to lifeWhen a photo alone won't do, press the dedicated movie button and instantly start recording 720p HD video in widescreen format while the built-in microphone captures the sounds of the moment in high fidelity. When you're ready to share your creations, use an optional audio video cable (EG-CP14) to connect to your compatible TV. Your friends and family will see your movies come to life on the big screen.
Share the magic - In-camera slideshows with musicInstantly review and laugh over the pictures and movies of the day with the easy slideshow mode. Select playback effects and built-in music to accompany your show-fun to share with friends and family. Connects easily to a TV (optional EG-CP14 audio video cable required). Share the sights and sounds of your adventure.
Frame the perfect shot - With 3x optical zoom power, the COOLPIX S31's genuine NIKKOR glass lens is great for everything from wide-angle group shots to close-up candid portraits.
Let the camera call the shots - Not sure which Scene Mode to choose? No problem! Select Scene Auto Selector and let the camera make the call. From Night Portrait to Backlighting, the COOLPIX S31 will use the best Scene Mode for your situation.
Turn the ordinary into extraordinary - Easily apply fun and creative Image Effects like Highlight colors, add a diorama effect, soften pictures and more right from the camera-no need for additional photo or video-editing software.
Don't sweat a little camera shake - Electronic Vibration Reduction helps keep the shot steady, even if your hands are not. Say goodbye to blurry photos, shaky videos and tripods.
Type - Compact Digital CameraEffective Pixels - 10.1 millionImage Sensor - CCDSensor Size - 1/2.9 in.Total Pixels - 10.34 million (approx.)Lens Focal Length - 4.1-12.3mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 29-87 mm lens in 35mm  format)Lens f/-number - f/3.3-5.9Lens Construction - 6 elements in 5 groupsLens Zoom - 3xDigital Zoom - Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 348mm lens in 35mm  format)Motion Blur Reduction - Electronic VR (still pictures), Motion Detection (still pictures)Autofocus (AF) - Contrast-detect AFAutofocus (AF) Focus-area selection - Center, Face detectionFocus Range - [W]: Approx. 1 ft. (30 cm.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1 ft. 8 in. (50 cm.) to infinity, Macro close-up mode: [W]: Approx. 2.0 in. (5 cm.) to infinityFocus Lock - YesMonitor Size - 2.7 in. diagonalMonitor Type - TFT-LCD with 5-level brightness adjustmentMonitor Resolution - 230,000-dotsMonitor Frame coverage (shooting mode) - 97% horizontal (Approx.), 97% vertical (Approx.)Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode) - 100% horizontal (Approx.), 100% vertical (Approx.)Storage Media - SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory cardInternal Memory - Approx. 26MBStorage File System - DCF, EXIF 2.3, DPOF compliantStorage File formats - Still pictures: JPEG, Audio files: WAV, Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)Movie - AVI (video: Motion-JPEG compliant), HD: 1280x720p / 30fpsImage Size (pixels) - 3648 x 2736 (10M)ISO Sensitivity - ISO 80-1600Lowest ISO Sensitivity - 80Highest ISO Sensitivity - 1600Exposure Metering - Matrix, Center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), Spot (digital zoom 2X or more)Exposure Control - Programmed auto exposure (shutter speed, ND filter selection and ISO sensitivity)Exposure Modes - Programmed AutoScene Modes - Close Up, Continuous shooting, Diorama effect, Fireworks Show, Food, Interval shooting, Mirror, Underwater, SoftIn-Camera Image Editing - Brightness, Change colors, Decorate, Highlight colors, VividnessExposure Compensation - ? 2 EV in steps of 1/3White Balance - AutoShutter - Mechanical and CCD electronic shutterShutter Speed - 1/2000-1 sec., 4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution - Up to 4 shots at approx. 1.5 frames per secondContinuous Shooting Options - Continuous (Shoot a series), SingleAperture - Electronically-controlled ND filter (-3 AV) selectionSelf-timer - 10s (approx.), Smile TimerBuilt-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) - [W]: 0.5 to 3.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 11 ft.), [T]: 0.5 to 2.0m (1ft 8 in. to 6 ft 6 in.)Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) - [W]: 0.5 to 3.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 11 ft.), [T]: 0.5 to 2.0m (1ft 8 in. to 6 ft 6 in.)Built-in Flash Control - TTL auto flash with monitor preflashesBuilt-in Flash - YesInterface - Hi-speed USBInterface Data transfer protocol - MTP, PTPVideo Output - NTSC, PALI/O terminal - Audio/video (A/V) output; Digital I/O (USB)Supported Languages - Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portugese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, UkranianPower Sources - One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (supplied), Battery charger MH-65 (supplied)Charging Time - 2 hours 30 minutes (when using MH-65 battery charger and when no charge remains) (Approx.)Battery / Batteries - Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12Battery Life (shots per charge) - EN-EL12: 260 shotsTripod Socket - 1/4 in.Approx. Dimensions - Height: 2.6in. (64.8mm), Width: 4.2in. (105.4mm), Depth: 1.7in. (41.5mm)Approx. Weight - 6.6 oz. (185g)Operating environment - Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation), Temperature: -10 to +40?C (14 to 104?F ) for land use, Temperature: 0 to 40?C (32 to 104?F) for underwater useWaterproof - Capacity to shoot pictures underwater up to a depth of 5 m (16.4 ft) and for 60 minutesShockproof - Cleared our testing conditions compliant with MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock Dropped from a height of 1.2 m (3.9 ft) onto a surface of 5 cm (2 in.) thick plywood (changes in appearance, such as paint peeling off and deformation of the drop shock portion and waterproof performance are not subject to the test). These tests do not guarantee that the camera will be free from damage or trouble under all conditions.