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Nikon 6100 Digital Camera

16MP 7x CCD Apr 2011
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Picture everyday life filled with brilliant images with the Nikon COOLPIX S6100. It's highly powerful and portable making it the perfect companion for incredible shots anywhere life takes you.... More
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Expert Reviews Are Good

This Nikon digital camera received a score of 80 out of 100 from camera expert review site tecnozoom.it. This puts this Nikon camera in the bottom 85% of all the digital cameras of this age and spec when ranked by average expert review score.

Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Nikon compact cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Nikon is one of the better rated manufacturers.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras that have been available for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon 145[plb_2166060_price].

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years which do not support video capability, the Nikon 6100 supports video capability.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support video capability and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price], and the Nikon 25[plb_1676851_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Nikon 6100 has an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 6100 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a built-in flash.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has One Image Editing

The number of image editing modes found on the Nikon 6100 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most frequently found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Crop are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Two White Balances

The Nikon 6100 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 6100. The white balance "Manual" is also found on this camera.

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Has One Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon 6100 is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 6100.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Nikon 6100 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all compact cameras that have been around for more than two years the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that are a similar age to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not support Full HD video. The Nikon 6100 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Nikon 6100 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not support wi-Fi.

Other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to look at include the Canon N100[plb_2118439_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Nikon 6100 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 6100 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon 6100 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 6100 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon 6100 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon 6100 is more than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that are a similar age to the 6100. The flash modes "Manual" is also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon 6100 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Nikon camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 6100. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon 6100 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this digital camera.

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Very Narrow Field of View

With a field of view of only 97 percent, the Nikon 6100 has a fairly narrow field of view compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 6100. The narrowest field of view of compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 6100 is 96% and the widest is 100%.

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Only Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Nikon 6100 is more than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently supported power source type is Battery, but this power source type is not supported by this camera. The power source types USB are also supported by this digital camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 5.6, the Nikon 6100 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the 6100. The maximum aperture numbers of cameras of a similar age and spec to the 6100 range from 1.8 to 72, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.6.

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Only Supports Four ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon 6100 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 80, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Nikon 6100 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.7, the Nikon 6100 has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the 6100. Across all the compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 6100 the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 6100

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon 6100 has a pretty standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon P500[plb_1066460_price].

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Canon ELPH 320 HS[plb_1385328_price] (3.2"), or the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price] (3.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This compact camera camera has been on the market for over five years.

Average Megapixel

The Nikon 6100 has a fairly standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 6100.

There are a number of alternative 16MP cameras currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S6150[pl_1147112_price], or the 9300[pl_408824_price] both from Nikon.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth looking at include the Nikon 26[plb_1280883_price] (16.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon 6100 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 6100.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Nikon P500[plb_1066460_price], the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], or the Panasonic DMC-LX5[plb_1047477_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x), or the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on cameras of a similar age and type to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 7 times zoom factor, the Nikon 6100 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the 6100.

We compared all the other 7x optical zoom digital cameras to this camera and we think the Sony DSC-WX10B[plb_595125_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

The Nikon 6100 has a pretty typical weight (175 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the 6100.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Filter
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Interval
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Custom Colour
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
Compatible Operating Systems
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum System Requirements
Camera Focusing Range
Lens System
Power Supply Type
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

(1)
20 November 2011

La Nikon COOLPIX S6100 è una fotocamera digitale dale design semplice ma allo stesso tempo accattivante ed irriverente. Grazie al suo spessore è adatta ad essere trasportata ovunque e con una...

El precio la hace un equipo accesible y sus funciones, atractiva
Adems, su tamao permite llevarla a cualquier lugar
El zoom es bueno para hacer acercamientos a objetos lejanos
Funzione anti effetto mosso
Zoom Nikkor Wideangle 7x
Podra grabar en alta resolucin a 1080p
Adems, el flash no es tan potente como para iluminar un cuarto grande o a personas que se encuentren lejos
Pacco Batteria

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s6100, nikon zoom4, nikon s6100b, nikon s6100r, nikon zoom4x, nikon s6100re, nikon s6100bl, nikon s6100bla, nikon s6100red, nikon s6100blac, nikon s6100black
Barcodes 00018208130412, 00018208262694, 00018208262700, 00018208262717, 00018208262724, 00018208921638, 00018208921676, 00018208921713, 00018208921751, 00018208921782, 00182089216388, 00182089216760, 00182089217132, 00182089217514, 00182089217828

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