The S1200pj is Nikon’s third projector-equipped model since the S1000pj. The new model offers an improved built-in projector which is 40% brighter and produces three times greater project contrast. The new projector model also enables online sharing of images via connection to multi-functional mobile devices.

Tech Specs

Product nameCOOLPIX S1200pj
TypeCompact digital camera
Effective pixels14.1 million
Image sensor1/2.3-in. type CCD; total pixels: approx. 14.48 million
Lens5x optical zoom, NIKKOR lens
Focal length5.0-25.0mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 28-140 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Construction13 elements in 9 groups
Digital zoomUp to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 560 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reductionCombination of lens-shift and electronic VR (still pictures) Lens shift (movies)
Autofocus (AF)Contrast-detect AF
Focus range (from lens)Approx. 30 cm (1 ft) to infinity (W); approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity (T) Macro mode: Approx. 3 cm (1.2 in.) to infinity zoom indicator positioned to the left of the triangle mark to maximum (wide-angle position)
Focus-area selectionFace priority, auto (9-area automatic selection), center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking
Monitor7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating, and 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode)Approx. 98% horizontal and 98% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
MediaInternal memory (approx. 94 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
File systemDCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant
File formatsStill pictures: JPEG Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV Movies: MOV (video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, audio: AAC stereo)
Image size (pixels)14M (high image quality) [4320 x 3240(fine)] 14M [4320 x 3240] 8M [3264 x 2448] 5M [2592 x 1944] 3M [2048 x 1536] PC [1024 x 768] VGA [640 x 480] 16:9 [4224 x 2376]
Shooting ModesEasy auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black and white copy, Backlighting, Panorama assist, Pet portrait), Special effects, Smart portrait, Auto
Continuous ShootingSingle (default setting), Continuous (Up to 18 frames at about 0.8 fps), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16
MovieHD 720p (default setting):1280 x 720/approx. 30 fps, iFrame 540:960 x 540/approx. 30 fps, VGA:640 x 480/approx. 30 fps
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto (auto gain from ISO 80 to 800) Fixed range auto (ISO 80 to 200, 80 to 400)
Metering256-segment matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure controlProgrammed auto exposure with motion detection and exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
ShutterMechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
Speed1/1500-1 s 4 s (when scene mode is set to Fireworks show)
ApertureElectronically-controlled ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Range2 steps (f/3.9 and f/7.8 [W])
Self-timerCan be selected from 10 and 2 second duration
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)[W]: 0.3 to 4.5 m (1 ft to 14 ft) [T]: 0.5 to 3.5 m (1 ft 8 in. to 11 ft)
Flash controlTTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
InterfaceHi-Speed USB
Data Transfer ProtocolMTP, PTP
Video outputCan be selected from NTSC and PAL
I/O terminalAudio video output/digital I/O (USB), Projector input connector (for Dock Connector Cable)
Projection systemThree-lamp/single-panel color-sequential system
Display elementReflective digital micromirror device (DMD)
Projector lens13mm f/2.1, manual focus
Light sourceHigh luminosity LED (1 each of R, G, B)
Image size13 to 152 cm (5 to 60-in.)
Throw distanceApprox. 0.26 to 3.1 m (11 in. to 10 ft)
Number of colorsFull color (approx. 16.7 million colors)
Brightness(*1)Up to 20 lumens
Contrast ratio200:1
Resolution (output)VGA
Endurance (battery life)Approx. 1 h with EN-EL12 battery
Supported languagesArabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sourcesOne Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (included) AC Adapter EH-62F (available separately)
Charging timeApprox. 5 hours (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-69P and when no charge remains)
Battery life (EN-EL12)Still pictures(*2): Approx. 220 shots Movies: Approx. 1 h 40 min (HD 720p (1280x720), the maximum file size for a single movie is 4 GB or the maximum recording time for a single movie is 29 minutes, even when there is sufficient free space on the memory card for longer recording.)
Tripod socket1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 107.0 x 63.4 x 22.6 mm (4.3 x 2.5 x 0.9 in.) (excluding projections)
WeightApprox. 186 g (6.6 oz) (with battery and SD memory card)
Temperature0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
HumidityLess than 85% (no condensation)
Supplied accessoriesCamera Strap, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL12 (with terminal cover), Charging AC Adapter EH-69P, USB Cable UC-E6, ViewNX 2 installer CD, PC-PJ Transfer CD, Reference Manual CD
Optional accessoriesBattery Charger MH-65, AC Adapter EH-62F, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, Remote Control ML-L5