LCD and Viewfinder
Nikon S70 has a Fixed Type 3.5″ LCD screen with a resolution of 288k dots. The 3.5″ screen is larger than average but288kdot resolution is lower than most of the recent models in this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
S70 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (Compare) or Nikon Coolpix P7000 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Nikon S70 can shoot continuously at max speed of and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec.
Unfortunately S70 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Nikon S70 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Nikon S70, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1280 x 720 at 30 fps and save in and Motion JPEG formats. 1280 x 720 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution .
S70 has a built-in Mono microphone but no speaker.
Nikon S70 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Olympus XZ-2 iHS or Nikon Coolpix P7000 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Nikon S70 has a USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port to connect your camera to other devices.
Nikon S70 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Nikon S70 is $289.99