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Canon N100

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Canon N100

Canon N100
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PC Mag Editor's Choice
An award winning and good spec compact digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
Compact 12.1MP 5x Yes Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon N100 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Canon N100 number 838 across all digital cameras.
91
Reviews
795 Reviews + 1 Award
70
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 91% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
The N100 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Canon powershot n100
Turn images into stories
Relive your memories
Fantastic flexibility
Stunning images, whatever the conditions
Say goodbye to blur
Connect and share with your world
Create stunning movies
Cover all the angles
Creative modes
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

9
Portrait Photography
Mediocre
33
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
31
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
68
Sports Photography
Good
63
Wildlife Photography
Good

Canon N100 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon N100?

The Canon N100 is 104.5mm wide and 67.5mm tall. It is 35.8mm deep and weighs 252g.

Canon N100 front dimensions
Canon N100 size in context

Canon N100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

Review site PC Mag decided that this digital camera was superb and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 76 out of 100 based on 10 expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, vernonchan.com, CNET.co.uk and portablegear.nl.

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Good User Reviews

This camera has an average user rating of 87 out of 100 based on 785 user reviews. Over 88% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 91% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 42,313 owner and expert reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Canon released the N100 in January 2014.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon N100 of only 12.1MP is lower than 83% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon N100 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon N100 of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 85% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon N100's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 56% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon N100 of 1.8 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 62% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon N100 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon N100 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon N100 of 252g is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 59% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Canon N100 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon N100 of only 120mm is in the shortest 11% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon N100 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon N100 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon N100's maximum aperture number of only 5.7 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon N100 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Canon N100's display resolution of 992,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon N100 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon N100 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Canon N100 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon N100 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon N100's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 84% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon N100 of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 53% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon N100 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Wide Field of View

The narrowest field of view of cameras is 92%, the widest is 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%. The Canon N100's field of view of 1,000% is very wide compared to most other cameras. It is in the widest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon N100 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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4000 X 2248 Still Image Resolution

The Canon N100 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 2248. That's over three times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1080 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor sizes of cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The image sensor size of the Canon N100 of 0.588" is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 95% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Canon N100 features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9168b001, canon 9169b001

Barcodes:

00013803242485, 00013803242492, 00138032424850, 00138032424928, 00803982869180, 00807320287469, 04549292013931, 08714574615790, 08714574623054

Frequently Asked Questions About the Canon N100

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