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Canon N100

PC Mag Editor's Choice
An award winning and 4 year old compact camera
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 804 across all digital cameras.
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794 Reviews + 1 Award
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Missing Some Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 91% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 2017.
The N100 is missing some features:
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Very small digital zoom

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

One Industry Award

This Canon camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review website PC Mag who said that this camera was brilliant.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 10 expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Cnetfrance.fr, CNET.com.au and vernonchan.com this camera has an overall expert rating of 76%.

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Good User Reviews

This camera has an average user rating of 87 out of 100 based on 784 user reviews. 403 reviewers (88% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 91% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 35,686 expert and owner reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon N100 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Canon N100's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 19% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon N100 of 5x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon N100 of 1.8 is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon N100 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon N100 of 252g is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon N100 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Canon N100 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon N100 features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon N100 of only 4x is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 13% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|1080 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Canon N100's display diagonal of 3" is fairly large compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 18% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The Canon N100 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. This camera also supports still image resolutions of 4000 x 2664 pixels, 4000 x 2248 pixels, 2992 x 2992 pixels plus 14 more values. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon N100 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon N100's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 120mm is in the shortest 21% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon N100 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Canon N100 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon N100 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Canon N100 of 0.03m is in the largest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Canon N100 of 992,000 pixels is in the highest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Fairly Big Image Sensor Size

The average image sensor size of all digital cameras is 0.5", with the smallest being 0.25" and the biggest being 1.5". The Canon N100's image sensor size of 0.588" is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 11% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon N100 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 80% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Canon N100 features saturation adjustment, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon N100 has a touchscreen. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon N100 supports Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Canon N100 has a wrist strap, unlike 93% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 9168b001
Barcodes 00013803242485, 00013803242492, 00138032424850, 00138032424928, 08714574615790, 08714574623054

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