Play, Edit and Print Functions
Inputs and Outputs Notes
Overview: The Nikon Coolpix S32 can go anywhere with you.
Built to withstand trips to the pool or playground, it is waterproof
and shockproof. It has a big 2.7" LCD monitor, a 3x wide angle zoom lens,
and a 13.2 MP image sensor for shooting still images and HD movies.
2.7" LCD Monitor: The Coolpix S32 has a 2.7" TFT LCD
monitor, featuring approximately 230,000 dots, and an anti-reflection coating. The
LCD monitor has approximately 96% horizontal and vertical coverage in the shooting
mode and approximately 100% coverage in playback mode. There is no separate
viewfinder on the camera.
Image Sensor: The Coolpix S32 features a 1/3.1" CMOS image
sensor with a total pixel count of approximately 14.17-million pixels. The effective
pixel count is 13.2-million.
Optics: The Coolpix S32 digital camera uses a 3x Zoom-NIKKOR
glass lens for superb image quality. The 4.1-12.3mm lens has an angle of view
equivalent to that of a 30-90mm lens in 35mm photography. Coupled with the 4x
digital zoom, the camera's total zoom capability is 12x. The angle of view is
equivalent to that of an approximately 360mm lens (35mm format).
Waterproof-Shockproof-Dustproof: The S32 is designed for
- Waterproof: rated equivalent to IEC/JIS waterproof
class 8 (IPX8) for shooting images underwater at a depth of 10 meters (33
feet) for up to 60 minutes.
- Shockproof: rated compliant with MIL-STD 810F Method
516.5-Shock (drop test from a height of 3.9 feet onto a 2
inch thick plywood panel).
- Dustproof: rated equivalent with JIS/IEC protection
class 6 (IP6X)
Note: A brush is included to help you clean the
waterproof seals surrounding the battery chamber/memory card slot cover.
Vibration Reduction: The Nikon Coolpix S32 offers Electronic
Vibration Reduction (VR) and Motion Detection. Vibration Reduction reduces blurring
caused by camera shake when shooting. Slight hand movements causes blurred photos,
especially when shooting at slow shutter speeds or when zoomed in.
Recording Media: The Coolpix S32 uses SD, SDHC, and SDXC
memory cards to record still images and HD movies. In addition, the S32 has a
built-in 25 MB internal memory.
File Formats: The Coolpix S32 records still images in JPEG
format. HD and SD movies are recorded in AVI format (Motion JPEG compliant). You
have a choice of three still image size options and two movie options:
- Still Images:
- 13M: 4160 x 3120
- 4M: 2272 x 1704
- 2M: 1600 x 1200
- Full HD: 1920 x 1080/30p
- VGA: 640 x 480/30p or 15p
Note: The maximum movie length for a single
movie is 29 minutes or 4 GB file size.
Flexible Buttons: The S32 has four Flexible Buttons down the
left side of the monitor. You can select items in the shooting mode or playback
mode according to the icon in the display adjacent to each button.
Shooting Modes: Using the camera's Flexible Buttons, you can
select a shooting mode that is suited to the scene. You can select:
- Point and Shoot: The camera automatically determines
the scene and selects the optimal settings, allowing you to take pictures
- Using the Flash: Select from Auto Flash, Always Fire
Flash, and Flash Off. Flash range is 1' to 10' in Wide Angle and
2' to 5'-6" in Telephoto.
- Self-timer: The camera is equipped with a 10 second
self-timer for self-portraits or to prevent camera shake caused by pressing
the shutter release button. With the Smile Timer activated, the camera can
detect human faces and automatically release the shutter when a smile is
- Scene: After choosing a shooting scene or effect, the
camera automatically optimizes the settings for the selected scene. Choose
from: Shoot night scenes, Shoot Close-ups, Photograph food, Shoot at Intervals,
Shoot under water, Take a Series of Pictures,
Photograph Fireworks, Shoot backlit scenes, Mirror, Add a Bubble effect, Add
a Neon effect, Add a Cartoon effect, Take Soft Pictures, and Create a
- Decorate: Add a frame around your images when taking
pictures. Nine different frames are available.
- Change Colors: Select Brighter/darker, More Vivid/less
vivid, or Highlight colors.
- Settings: You can select Change Sounds, Choose a Size,
or Camera Settings
Movie Button: The S32 has a dedicated Movie Record button on
the top of the camera to let you start recording movies at any time.
Play, Edit and Print Functions
Playback Menu: You can view photos one at a time in full frame,
or in a Thumbnail Playback of 7 images along the bottom of the screen (the currently
select image is displayed in the top 3/4 of the monitor). You can also zoom in to
magnify a single image up to 10x. When playing back movies, you can pause/resume,
rewind/advance, and adjust volume. Other playback menu options include:
- Have Fun With Pictures: Select playback functions such
as Exchange Messages*, Picture Play and Grading
- View: Select from View by date, Slide Show (still images),
or View Movie (movies)
- Erase: You can delete current, selected, or all images
- Settings: Selections include Retouch, Print Order, and Camera settings
(Welcome Screen, Date and Time, or Brightness).
* Voice messages of up to 20 seconds (WAV format) can be attached to
Power Requirements: The Coolpix S32 is powered by the
EN-EL19 rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery. The battery is charged
inside the camera in approximately 2 hours 35 minutes when connected to the
EH-70P Charging AC adapter via the supplied USB cable. A fully-charged battery
will last up to approximately 220 shots or 1 hour 35 minutes of movie recording
on one charge.
Auto Off: When the camera is operated on battery power, the
Auto Off mode will automatically turn off the monitor to reduce the drain on the
batteries if no operations are performed for a while. If no operations are
performed for another 3 minutes, the camera turns itself off.
AC Adapter: The camera can be powered using ordinary
household AC current with the optional EH-62G AC adapter.
Inputs and Outputs Notes
HDMI Output: The S32 has a Micro HDMI (Type D) output for
connecting the camera to a TV. The HDMI output is automatically set to 1080i,
720p, or 480p, depending upon the capability of the connected TV.
USB/Audio-Video Output: The camera features a single proprietary
jack for connecting the supplied USB cable or an optional Audio Video cable. This one
output allows you to download your photos to your computer or printer via USB using
the supplied USB cable, or view your photos on a TV using the optional EG-CP14 Audio
Video cable. The USB interface is USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible. The video output is
NTSC or PAL compatible.
ViewNX2: The Nikon S32 comes with no software
in the package. Nikon ViewNX 2 can be downloaded from the Internet. It contains the following applications:
- Nikon Transfer 2: to transfer pictures from the
camera to the computer
- ViewNX 2: for viewing, editing and printing your
- Nikon Movie Editor: for basic editing of transferred
System Requirements: The Nikon ViewNX 2 software will work with
the following Windows and Macintosh Operating Systems:
- Windows: Windows 8.1, Windows 7 (SP1), Windows Vista
Windows XP (SP3)
- MAC: OS X 10.7.5, 10.8.5, 10.9