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Nikon Coolpix W100 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 13.2MP 3x CMOS Aug 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Four industry awards
Fairly slow zoom
Unacceptable noise level
47 Reviews + 4 Awards
onfoto.ru Best Design Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended PC Mag Editor's Choice

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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

The experts at review websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both thought that concluded that they would endorse this Nikon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Two more expert review sites thought that this camera was good. The expert at website PC Mag gave this Nikon camera an "Editor's Choice" award and wrote it was brilliant and it received a "Best Design" award from review website Onfoto.ru.

Average Expert Reviews

This low megapixel camera has an average expert rating of 75% based on twenty-nine expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Techradar.

Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 25,424 owner and expert reviews (including 514 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 99% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Coolpix W100 supports video recording, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Released Nine Months Ago

It was August 2016 when this camera was released.


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Unacceptable Noise Level

Two customers reckoned that it was noisy. What Digital Camera said “Image Noise” in their review of this digital camera yet they rated the Nikon Coolpix W100 4 stars out of 5.

Image Noise

Two customers reckoned that it was noisy. What Digital Camera said “Image Noise” in their review of this digital camera yet they rated the Nikon Coolpix W100 4 stars out of 5.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon Coolpix W100 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other latest comparable spec cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Four customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had good features. Expert website Firstpost.com wrote “The camera has some really amazing features and looks pretty stylish as well, especially for a rugged camera”. Six years ago expert review site Cnet.com.au said “Has a range of features well suited to action adventurers” in their review of this digital camera.


Video Mode Not Great

Seven owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was not good for video recording. Two years ago website Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Video mode not great”. Six years ago Pc Mag wrote “Focus issues while recording video” in their review of this digital camera. Toptenreviews.com also mentioned “Popping" sound when zooming in video” in their review.

Fairly Slow Zoom

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it did not have a good zoom. Website Toptenreviews.com wrote “Fairly slow zoom” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix W100. Six years ago Pc Mag said “Limited zoom range” yet they scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Two people who purchased this digital camera thought it did not have a good lens. Website Toptenreviews.com wrote “Lens has soft corners that extend fairly far in toward center, both wide”. They also mentioned “Lens is a little dim (starts at 3.9” in their review.

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Sharp Photos

Five customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix W100 concluded that it was able to produce good images. Website Toptenreviews.com said two years ago “Good image stabilization” in their review of this digital camera. Website Digital-Photography-School.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The sensible zoom range means that images are sharp at both focal length extremes” .

Two owners considered that it had a good picture resolution. Website Toptenreviews.com said two years ago “Fairly high resolution” in their review of this digital camera. They also wrote “Close macro shooting” in their review.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix W100 has a quite small digital zoom (only 2 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched in the last year. The smallest digital zoom of newly released low megapixel digital cameras is 2x, the biggest is 4x, and the average digital zoom is 3.2x.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the latest comparable spec digital cameras the optical zooms range from 3x to 4x. With an optical zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the Coolpix W100 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix W100 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year.

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Features Bluetooth

The Coolpix W100 features bluetooth, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other latest low megapixel digital cameras, the Coolpix W100 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Coolpix W100 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other latest cameras.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera is 2.8". At only 2.7 inches, the Coolpix W100 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other latest low megapixel digital cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year is 230,000 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 640,000 pixels. The Coolpix W100 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 177 grams, the Coolpix W100 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Coolpix W100 has an HDMI. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Coolpix W100 supports PictBridge. Most of the other new low megapixel digital cameras also support PictBridge.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Coolpix W100 has a self-timer, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

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Memory

Very Small Internal Memory

At only 22 megabytes, the Coolpix W100 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months. The average internal memory of recently released digital cameras is 5.4GB, and the internal memory range from 22MB to 32GB.

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Battery

Only 220 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Coolpix W100 is a camera that takes 220 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other latest cameras take between 220 and 369 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Picture Quality

Only 1600 X 1200 Still Image Resolution

This digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 4160 x 3120| 2272 x 1704| 1600 x 1200, which is the most frequently found still image resolution(s) on cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Only 4160 X 3120 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix W100 has a higher image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that were released in the last year. This Nikon camera has a 4160 x 3120 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most recently released similar spec digital cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 8688 x 5792 pixels (best).

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13.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 13.2 megapixels camera.

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Design

Rugged Design

Four customers who bought it agreed that it was well designed. Website Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Functional design” . Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix W100 “It has robust in design, still looks simple” however despite that they only gave it a score of 2 stars out of 5.

Average Waterproof Up to

The Nikon Coolpix W100 has a pretty typical waterproof up to (10 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Dustproof

The Coolpix W100 is dustproof. Most of the other recently released comparable spec digital cameras also are dustproof.

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Build Quality

Three customers concluded that the Nikon Coolpix W100 was good quality. Website Toptenreviews.com said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Delivers excellent image quality outdoors” . They also wrote “Build quality” in their review.

Easy to Use

Seven customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. Website Toptenreviews.com said “The camera is also fairly easy to use out of the box” in their review of this digital camera. They also mentioned “Uncomplicated and easy to use” in their review. And also said “Easy to use camera”.

Rugged Design

Nine customers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix W100 concluded that it was strong and durable. Website Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Tough enough to take anywhere” . They also wrote “Rugged good looks” in their review. And also mentioned “Rugged and waterproof”.

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Website Toptenreviews.com mentioned “Packed with features, solid build”.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon vqa011e1, nikon n178935w, nikon vqa013e1, canon vqa012e1, nikon n180209w, canon vqa013e1, nikon vqa010e1, nikon vqa012e1, nikon vqa011e1, cpw100marine, nikon 26516, nikon 26515, nikon w100
Barcodes 00009608235271, 00018208946938, 00018208947942, 00018208947959, 00018208947966, 00018208948017, 00018208948925, 00018208952205, 00018208952212, 00018208952229, 00018208952236

Nikon Coolpix W100 Review Sources

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