Simplicity. Reach. Style.Get more from a photo op with a versatile 7x optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens, 20.1-megapixels of resolution and smart features that make shooting attractive, clearer photos and 720p HD videos a breeze.
Everything you need to make the moment last.Photo of a smiling blonde woman in the park holding the S3500Be ready for success at every photo op with the stylish, easy to use COOLPIX S3500. Whether you're shooting a close-up portrait of your favorite pet or a wide group shot of your closest friends, the COOLPIX S3500's 7x optical zoom NIKKOR glass lens will capture beautiful, clearer 20.1-megapixel photos and 720p HD videos. Lens-shift Vibration Reduction helps minimize the blur caused by camera shake, while Subject Tracking locks on to moving subjects and keeps focus right where you want it. When you don't want to fuss with camera settings, Scene Auto Selector automatically picks the best settings for your shot. Let your camera do the work while you enjoy living in the moment.
Don't sweat a little camera shakeVibration Reduction helps keep the shot steady, even if your hands are notHave you ever caught a great moment with your camera but then discovered your shot is blurry because of camera shake? The COOLPIX S3500's lens-shift Vibration Reduction helps keep the shot steady, even if your hands are not. Say goodbye to blurry photos, shaky videos and tripods.
Capture the sights and sounds720p 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.
Point, shoot and amaze20.1-MP CCD sensor for bright, sharp photos and HD videosCreate beautiful high-resolution photos and videos with ease. The COOLPIX S3500's high-performance NIKKOR glass lens is paired with a 20.1-megapixel CCD image sensor that captures bright, vibrant images you'll love sharing.
Sharper photos of moving subjectsWhen your subject is moving fast, Motion Detection automatically kicks in and selects a faster shutter speed and higher ISO (light sensitivity) to help you get sharper, clearer photos.
Focus where you want itKids and pets are always on the go. Fortunately, the COOLPIX S3500 includes Subject Tracking, which automatically locks onto a moving subject and helps keep it in focus until you're ready to take the shot.
Let the camera call the shotsEasily match your situation to one of 20 Scene Modes like Beach, Snow, Night Portrait, Sunset and more, and enjoy effortless great shots. Or, choose Scene Auto Selector and let the camera choose for you.
Flatter your friends and familyCreate beautiful photos of the people you care about. Smart Portrait System activates several features ideal for portraits, like Face Priority AF, Skin Softening, Blink Warning and more.
Type- Compact Digital Camera
Effective Pixels- 20.1 million
Image Sensor- CCD
Sensor Size- 1/2.3 in.
Total Pixels- 20.48 million (approx.)
Lens- 7x optical Zoom, NIKKOR ED glass lens
Lens Focal Length- 4.7-32.9mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 26-182mm lens in 35mm  format)
Lens f/-number- f/3.4-6.4
Lens Construction- 8 elements in 8 groups (1 ED lens element)
Lens Zoom- 7x
Digital Zoom- Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of 728mm lens in 35mm  format)
Vibration Reduction- Lens-shift VR
Motion Blur Reduction- Motion Detection (still pictures)
Autofocus (AF)- Contrast-detect TTL AF
Autofocus (AF) Focus-area selection- Auto (9-area automatic selection)- Center- Face priority- Manual with 99 focus areas- Subject tracking
Focus Range- [W]: Approx. 1 ft. 8 in. (50 cm.) to infinity- [T]: Approx. 3 ft. 4 in. (1 m.) to infinity- Macro close-up mode: [W]: Approx. 2.0 in. (5 cm.) to infinity
Focus Lock- Yes
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points- 9 area automatic selection, 99 area manual selection
Monitor Size- 2.7 in. diagonal
Monitor Type- TFT-LCD with 5-level brightness adjustment
Monitor Resolution- 230,000-dots
Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode)- 98% horizontal (Approx.)- 98% vertical (Approx.)
Monitor Frame coverage (playback mode)- 98% horizontal (Approx.)- 98% vertical (Approx.)
Storage Media- SD memory card- SDHC memory card- SDXC memory card
Internal Memory- Approx. 25MB
Storage File formats- Still pictures: JPEG- Audio files: WAV- Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant)
Movie- AVI (video: Motion-JPEG, audio: monaural PCM (22.050 kHz, 16 bits)- HD: 1280x720p / 30fps- VGA: 640x480- QVGA (320?240)
Voice Memo Function- Yes
Image Size (pixels)- 5152 x 3864
ISO Sensitivity- ISO 80-1600- Fixed range auto (ISO 80-400, 80-800)
Lowest ISO Sensitivity- 80
Highest ISO Sensitivity- 3200
Exposure 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 Auto
Scene Modes- Back Light, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close Up, Dusk/Dawn, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama Assist, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset
In-Camera Image Editing- Crop, D-Lighting, Glamour Retouch, Quick Effects, Small Picture
Exposure Compensation- ? 2 EV in steps of 1/3
White Balance- Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Shutter- Mechanical and CCD electronic shutter
Shutter Speed- 1/2000-1 sec.- 4 sec. (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution- Up to 6 shots at approx. 1.1 frames per second
Continuous Shooting Options- Best Shot Selector, Continuous, Multi-shot 16, Single
Aperture- Electronically controlled ND filter (-3.3 AV) insertion
Self-timer- Can be selected from 10 or 2 seconds duration
Built-in flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)- [W]: 0.5 to 4.0m (1ft. 8in. to 13ft.)- [T]: 1.0 to 2.1m (3 ft 4 in. to 7 ft 1 in.)
Built-in Flash Control- TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Built-in Flash- Yes
I/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, Ukranian
Power Sources- One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 (supplied)- Charging AC Adapter EH-70P and plug adapter (supplied)
Charging Time- 2 hours and 40 minutes (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-70P and when no charge remains) (Approx.)
Battery / Batteries- Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19
Battery Life (shots per charge)- Still pictures: Approx. 220 shots- Movies (actual battery life for recording): Approx. 50 min- Based on Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards for measuring the life of camera batteries. Measured at 23(-/+2)?C (73(-/+4)?F); zoom adjusted with each shot, flash fired with every other shot, image quality set to Normal, image size set to 5152 ? 3864 (20.1MP). Battery life may vary depending on shooting interval and length of time menus and images are displayed.
Tripod Socket- 1/4 in.
Approx. Dimensions- Height: 2.3in. (57.8mm)- Width: 3.9in. (96.8mm)- Depth: 0.9in. (20.5mm)
Approx. Weight- 4.6 oz. (129g)
Operating environment- Temperature: 0 to 40?C (32 to 104?F)- Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)