8.1 megapixel camera that boasts a sleek wave-surface design and advanced wireless LAN capabilities for access to Nikon’s internet based photo communication service - My Picturetown. With a right-angle 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens, a rotary multi-selector for more intuitive operation, powerful image stabilization technology and ISO 1600 sensitivity. Perfect for people who want to communicate through images, the COOLPIX 51c delivers a performance as stunning as its looks.
This camera is available in matte black.
Internet-connectable utilizing my Picturetown via wireless LAN : Picture Mail makes it easy to share images with friends around the world via email and Picturebank enables you to upload multiple images at once.
Picture Mail button : send images direct from your camera to friends anywhere in the world at the mere touch of a button.
8.1 megapixel resolution means images that stay sharp even when cropped, printed large, or displayed on a screen.
EXPEED image processing engine for optimum performance and maximum image quality.
Large, bright 3.0 in. LCD monitor with 160-degree viewing angle and anti-reflection coating to simplify image composition and playback, even when shooting in bright sunlight.
Right-angle optical 3x Zoom-NIKKOR lens for incredibly sharp, clear images. Covering the key photographic range of 38-114mm (35mm equivalent).
Optical Vibration Reduction image stabilization system counters the effects of camera shake to produce sharp images and movies and deliver clear images in low light by offering effects equivalent to using a shutter speed 3 stops faster.
High sensitivity up to ISO 1600 : enables faster shutter speeds to significantly reduce the risk of blurry images when you shoot fast-moving subjects or take pictures in low light.
Ultra-Slim and stylish wave-surface design : sleek and durable aluminum body with eye-catching wave-surface design.
Pictmotion built-in slideshow : view your images as a slideshow with music in your camera, or in VGA quality on your TV screen. Simply select a range of images, pick a style, and choose your soundtrack
Rotary multi-selector enhances easy operation.
Body color: matte black (Color versions may vary depending on country or region).
1/2.5-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 8.28 millions
3x Zoom-NIKKOR; 6.3-18.9mm (35mm  format picture angle: 38-114mm); f/3.3-4.2; 12 elements in 9 groups; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm  format picture angle: 456mm)
Focus range (from lens)
30cm (1 ft.) to infinity (∞), Macro close-up mode: 4cm (1.6 in.) to infinity (∞)
3.0-in., 230,000-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
Internal memory (approx. 13 MB), SD memory cards
Image size (pixels)
3264 x 2448 (High: 32641/Normal: 3264), 2592 x 1944 (Normal: 2592), 2048 x 1536 (Normal: 2048), 1024 x 768 (PC: 1024), 640 x 480 (TV: 640), 3200 x 1800 (16:9)
Vibration Reduction (VR)
Optical lens shift VR
ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, Auto (auto gain ISO 100-800)
Hi-Speed USB, IEEE 802.11b/g
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL8 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-64 (supplied)
Approx. 150 shots with EN-EL8 battery (based on CIPA standard)
S51C: Approx. 97.5 x 59 x 21 mm (3.8 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.) excluding projections
Approx. 125 g (4.4 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL8, AC adapter EH-64, AV/USB Cable UC-E12, Strap AN-CP14, Printer Dock Accessory: Dock Insert PV-12, Software Suite CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ by country or area).
Battery Charger MH-62, Camera Case CS-EU02, Camera Case CS-CPS50c.