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Overall Score

Nikon D100

A critically acclaimed and 1 year old SLR camera
SLR 6.1MP 1x 3008 X 2000 Pixels Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Maximum Image Resolution Release Date
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Nikon D100 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Nikon D100 number 514 across all digital cameras.
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13 Reviews
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18 Months Old
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 13 reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is robust.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Only 3008 x 2000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
5
Mediocre

Nikon D100 Video Reviews


How Big is the Nikon D100?

The Nikon D100 is 144mm wide and 81mm tall. It is 116mm deep and weighs 700g.

Nikon D100 front dimensions

Nikon D100 size in context

Nikon D100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this digital camera is 87% based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag and zdnet.co.uk. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the top 10%.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 10 owner reviews this Nikon camera has an average owner rating of 84%. 6 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Nikon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Users Report it is Robust

Two owners who bought the Nikon D100 concluded that it was strong and durable.

  • Its study and durable…
    Jordan (Amazon) - August 2013
  • You can purchase one for an extremely low price now! Although dated, you can still take great pictures Camera body is strong and extremely durable Cons…

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four people reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

  • For any amateurs or semi-pro photographers this is a great camera for you…
    Jordan (Amazon) - August 2013
  • Its quite easy to use and the 6.1 MP comes out with great photos…
    Jordan (Amazon) - August 2013
  • You can purchase one for an extremely low price now! Although dated, you can still take great pictures Camera body is strong…
  • The cameras images are sharp and detailed…
    Nina (Amazon) - March 2011

Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

Only 3008 X 2000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D100 has a maximum image resolution of 3008 x 2000 pixels. That's 62% lower image resolution than the most common 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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Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Nikon D100 of only 6.1MP is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 5% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Heavy

The weight of the Nikon D100 of 700g is in the heaviest 5% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon D100 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Nikon D100 of only 118 pixels is very low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 3% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Nikon D100 of only 1x is very small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Nikon D100's display diagonal of only 1.8" is very small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 3% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 0.5" and the largest being 9".

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D100 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Nikon digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon lenses range in aperture from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This camera was released in February 2016.


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