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Nikon Coolpix A100

A 1 year old compact camera with good features
Compact 20.1MP 5x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Nikon Coolpix A100 Review

Released 1 year ago but with good features, we have ranked the Nikon Coolpix A100 number 607 across all digital cameras.
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Good Features
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18 Months Old
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixels sensor
Very low display resolution
Quite narrow field of view

Nikon Coolpix A100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nikon Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 30,771 user and expert reviews (including 6,974 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix A100 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Quite High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon Coolpix A100 of 20.1MP is in the highest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Nikon Coolpix A100 of 5x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Coolpix A100 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Coolpix A100's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Nikon Coolpix A100 has a headphone output, unlike 94% of digital cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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Features Smile Detection

The Nikon Coolpix A100 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 590,000 pixels, with the lowest being 3 pixels and the highest being 16,000,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Nikon Coolpix A100 of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 12% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Coolpix A100 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. This Nikon digital camera also supports still image resolutions of 5120 x 2880 pixels, 3648 x 2736 pixels, 2272 x 1704 pixels plus 2 more values. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 pixels and the worst is 384 x 480 pixels.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Nikon Coolpix A100's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard 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 External Flash Connector

The Nikon Coolpix A100 has an external flash connector. 87% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Coolpix A100 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Quite Narrow Field of View

The Nikon Coolpix A100's field of view of only 98% is in the narrowest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have field of views of between 1.5% and 170%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Coolpix A100 does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 72% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Coolpix A100 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that 96% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Coolpix A100 of 8 is in the largest 23% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Coolpix A100 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix A100 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix A100's digital zoom of 4x 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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Supports Direct Printing

The Coolpix A100 supports direct printing. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Coolpix A100 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Microphone in

The Coolpix A100 has a microphone in. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon Coolpix A100 has a carrying case. 89% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Coolpix A100's display diagonal of only 2.7" is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 21% of all cameras when ordered 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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Has a USB Connectivity

The Coolpix A100 has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix A100 in January 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon 3864pixels, nikon 201mp, VNA970E1, VNA971E1
Barcodes 00018208948543, 00018208948550, 00018208948567, 00018208948574, 00018208948581, 01820894857400, 08431016010011, 08431016010028, 08431016010035, 08431016010042

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