Nikon S570 summary
Nikon S570 is Nikon's Small Sensor Compact digital camera initially announced on August of 2009. It uses a 12 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a max resolution of 4000 x 3000.
The S570 stands at #236 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras & over-all #1184 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our collection. You should look at our Smart camera search to find camera rankings based on your personal factors.
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Nikon S570 history
The Nikon S570 has a history of related digital cameras. Below, you can identify all past and newer models alongside key specs.
Nikon S570 Gallery
You can view the S570 from different angles in the gallery below.
Nikon S570 Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of pluses and minuses of the Nikon S570 based on features which are often considered important in a digital camera.
Nikon S570 Sensor features
The Nikon S570 is run by the Expeed chip. The size of the sensor in the Nikon S570 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4000 x 3000 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CCD sensor has 12MP and supports a standard ISO range of 100 - 3200. Sadly, RAW photos are not supported so you have less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath shows the S570's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The S570 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is highlighted in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Nikon S570 dimensions
Nikon S570 weighs 0.31 pounds (140g / 4.94 ounces) & the size of the camera is 92mm x 57mm x 22mm (3.6" x 2.2" x 0.9"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Compact camera is 174g so the Nikon S570 is less heavy compared to its competitors.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Here is a image of the Nikon S570 besides a soft drink so you can get a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will show the button arrangement on the S570.
Nikon S570 Lens features
The S570 has got a built-in lens giving a focal range of 28-140mm giving it a 5.0 x zoom which might not be exceptional nevertheless it could be handy in certain cases.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens has an aperture of f2.7 which will be really sluggish and not very good for low light situations and you may find it difficult to get good bokeh. You could also need to increase your ISO resulting in noisy photos. Towards the long end, 140mm comes with f6.6 making it pretty sluggish and you would have to choose slower shutter speeds.
Nikon S570 Connectivity
The S570 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras that consist of NFC or Bluetooth compatibility can easily be used wirelessly via smartphones. You are able to transfer files and at times alter settings without connecting directly with the camera.
A few apps also provide a Liveview and hit the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it could be connected to an external display. A lot of cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.
Nikon S570 Video features
The max video resolution in the Nikon S570 is 1280 x 720 and you can save in file format. 720p is low for today's requirements. You should really strive for a minimum 1080p resolution for decent video. The body does not have a microphone or headphone jack so you have zero control over the audio. It is probably a better idea to order a different model should you want decent audio for your videos.
Nikon S570 Weather Sealing
Nikon S570 does not have environment proofing so damp conditions could damage the camera.
Nikon S570 Screen and Viewfinder
The Nikon S570 houses a 2.7 inch fixed screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the screen has no touch support.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The View Finder specs for Nikon S570 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
For sunny outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and tricky to see, viewfinders are quite helpful.
Nikon S570 Shutter features
The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds.
Nikon S570 Flash and Hot shoe features
Nikon S570 has just built in flash lacking external flash support.
Nikon S570 Autofocusing features
Nikon S570 has only Contrast Detect AF & does not have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more snappier & precise compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Nikon S570 has not got manual focus. Manual focus ability is good during low light situations or you want more exact focusing control.
Nikon S570 Battery life
The usual Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 offers the maximum (470) battery life within this group of cameras.
Below is a collection of Small Sensor Compact cameras with the highest battery life:
Nikon S570 for varying styles of photography
The following diagram presents a outline of the Nikon S570 for varying styles of photography. To find out more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.
Nikon S570 Portrait photography advice
The Nikon S570 receives a points total of 21 which is subpar, and means the camera is simply not acceptable to use for portrait photography. Taking portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor dimensions, support for RAW photos & ability to work with off-camera flash.
Nikon S570 Street photography advice
Getting a moderate points tally of 48, the Nikon S570 is relatively acceptable to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Nikon S570 Sports photography details
A subpar sports photography score of 18 suggests the Nikon S570 is simply not acceptable for shooting sports. A camera should have excellent autofocus plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Nikon S570 Travel photography factors
Portability is super crucial in selecting a travel camera. All round, the Nikon S570 gets a average 58 for a travelling camera which makes it relatively suitable for your travels.
Nikon S570 Landscape photography highlights
For anyone who is planning to buy a digital camera for landscape photography, the most significant factor will no doubt be image quality. The Nikon S570 at it's subpar rating of 28 as a landscape camera is simply not acceptable in the current marketplace.
Vlogging with Nikon S570
A vlogging camera really should offer a articulating display, mic input and preferably IBIS. Considering all the details, the Nikon S570 is simply not acceptable as a vlog camera as it gets a subpar score of 25.
Nikon S570 Alternatives
If you are in the market for replacements to the S570, below is a list of the top scored cameras which fall in to the family of Small Sensor Compact.
The graph down below offers you an overview of the S570 compared to it's highest ranked rivals mentioned earlier.
These are various other cameras you might regard as alternate options. To look at a comprehensive comparison, go to the "compare" link.