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Nikon S1100PJ Digital Camera

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14.1MP 5x CCD Aug 2010
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25 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The experts at PhotographyBlog.com and Altomdata.dk both recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Good Size

A few customers wrote that the product was compact. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned “A compact digital camera with its very own built-in projector”. Expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The world's first compact camera to incorporate a projector” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Cnet.co.uk also wrote “Project it with the same compact device”.

One customer who reviewed it wrote that it was a good size. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera “Pico projectors are a great idea, enabling a handheld gadget to escape the confines of its dimensions and press a suitable surface into use as a spacious display”.

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Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Compact cameras manufactured by Nikon have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Nikon also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good Quality Lens

Two Nikon S1100PJ owners who bought it concluded that it had a good zoom.

Several people concluded that the product had a good lens. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote “As we've mentioned, its picture quality is actually very good and its lens is nice”. Six years ago expert website Dpexpert.com.au said in their Nikon S1100PJ review “This 14 megapixel compact camera with a 28–140mm film equivalent) zoom lens has a special trick up its sleeve – it has a built-in projector”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few Nikon S1100PJ owners reckoned that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Expert review site V3.co.uk gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said “Most of us are happy sharing and reviewing photos on our computers.” in their Nikon S1100PJ review. T3.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Nikon Coolpix S1100pj gives you a whole new way of viewing your photos and images, with its built-in projector”. Photoradar.com wrote on expert website Photo Radar “The Coolpix S1100pj fulfils its aim as a pocket projector well, with large clear images and the helpful inclusions of the built-in stand”.

One Nikon S1100PJ owner who reviewed the product mentioned that it had a good image sensor.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Five years ago Ephotozine.com said “It is capable of producing decent quality images and the 5x zoom range is very useful, especially on a compact camera like this”. Expert review site Asia.cnet.com said “This point-and-shoot delivers acceptable performance and image quality”. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned in their review on Good Gear Guide.com.au “While the COOLPIX S1100pj has a small sensor, its picture quality is surprisingly crisp” and rated this digital camera 70 out of 100.

Good Technical Features

Several people agreed that it had good features. Expert review site V3.co.uk wrote “One-of-a-kind camera with clever photo-sharing features” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “There are plenty of features to like about the Nikon COOLPIX S1100pj apart from its innovative built-in projector” and scored this digital camera 70 out of 100.

Easy to Use

One Nikon S1100PJ owner who bought it said that it was easy to use.

One Nikon S1100PJ owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good interface. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their Nikon S1100PJ review on PhotographyBlog.com “Is a more refined version of last year's model, adding a brighter projector with a built-in stand, touch-screen interface and 720p HD movies”.

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Robust

One Nikon S1100PJ owner considered that the product was well made. V3.co.uk mentioned in their review six years ago “It works well Good points Unique concept; well built; 14 megapixels”.

Good Video Capture

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com six years ago “The Nikon Coolpix S1100pj is the World's second digital camera to feature a built-in projector, ideal for sharing your photos, videos and business documents quickly” in their review of the Nikon S1100PJ and gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person thought this digital camera had a good screen. Expertreviews.co.uk said “A digital camera’s LCD screen is fine for composing shots”.

Reasonably Priced

One Nikon S1100PJ owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Six years ago expert review site Cnet.com.au wrote “Casual photographers looking for a bit of novelty value won't be disappointed”.

Nice Design

One person who purchased the Nikon S1100PJ concluded that it was neat. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com wrote “Only the second such camera in the world) is a neat compact that provides a really novel user experience thanks to the projector” .

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. 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 all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor to this camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix 5900[plb_2162_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on cameras of this spec and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon S9400[plb_1873860_price], the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon S1100PJ supports video capability. Most of the other cameras that have been around for more than two years do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support video capability and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon S1100PJ has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the S1100PJ.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price], or the GE E1450W[plb_1772835_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the S1100PJ, the Nikon S1100PJ has 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 similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The S1100PJ has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The photo effects "Sepia" is also found on this Nikon camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 300MB. The S1100PJ has one of the bigger internal memorys (79 megabytes) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

At 6,400, the S1100PJ has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. Compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the S1100PJ have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 52,000.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The S1100PJ supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the S1100PJ. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 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). Compact cameras that were released around the same time as the S1100PJ video resolutionss range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Features One Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The Nikon S1100PJ has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Single Auto Focus are also featured on this Nikon digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on digital cameras of this type and age.

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14 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on thirty-five expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews this Nikon camera has an average expert rating of 65%.

Very Small Normal Focusing Range (tele)

The normal focusing range (tele)s of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the S1100PJ range from 0.2m to 3.5m. At only 0.5 meters, the S1100PJ has a quite small normal focusing range (tele) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the S1100PJ.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago, the S1100PJ does not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the S1100PJ do not support wi-Fi. The S1100PJ is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which also support wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of this spec and age are not 3D. The S1100PJ is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The S1100PJ does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the S1100PJ also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the DMC-TZ30[pl_1847857_price], or the Lumix DMC-TZ41[pl_2149949_price] both from Panasonic is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The S1100PJ is not waterproof. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

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Only Features One Flash Modes

The S1100PJ has a greater number of flash modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the S1100PJ.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

When compared to other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Nikon S1100PJ's battery life (max) of only 1 hour is one of the shortest. Digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the S1100PJ have battery life (max)s of between 0.83h and 320h, and the average battery life (max) is 15h.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The biggest maximum aperture number of compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the S1100PJ is 1.8, the smallest is 72, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.7. With a maximum aperture number of only 5.8, the S1100PJ has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Only Features One Light Metering

The S1100PJ has a greater number of light metering modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the S1100PJ.

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Only Supports Five Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the S1100PJ is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this type and age. The image formats supporteds "JPEG", "WAV", "MOV" and "EXIF" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Digital cameras of this age and type have minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 5mm and 39mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the S1100PJ has one of the longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

At 3.9, the S1100PJ has a quite large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the S1100PJ. Comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the S1100PJ have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 22.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Nikon S1100PJ

Released Over Six Years Ago

Nikon released the S1100PJ over six years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the S1100PJ has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix P3[pl_2003_price], or the Coolpix 5900[pl_2162_price] both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price].

If this compact camera digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x) 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 typical of many compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

The S1100PJ has a relatively average optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 5x optical zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], and the Nikon S100[plb_50845_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price] (6x).

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Average Weight

The Nikon S1100PJ has a pretty average weight (180 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the S1100PJ.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.1 megapixels, the Nikon S1100PJ has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the S1100PJ.

Alternative 14.1MP digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Canon SX150 IS[plb_41047_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung 200F[plb_2071998_price] (14.2MP).

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Average Display Diagonal

The S1100PJ has a relatively average display diagonal (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot N[plb_1478196_price] (2.8" and higher rated), or the Fujifilm FinePix x100 Classic Kit[plb_1609683_price] (2.8" and higher rated).

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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
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Recommended Humidity Operating Range
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
Camera Shutter Speed
Lens System
Digital SLR

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Expert Reviews

(42)
17 April 2012

It is totally a case of individual choice. But considering the price and features and its picture quality, the camera shows immense potential, though based on personal preferences there could be...

20 July 2011

A compact digital camera with its very own built-in projector, the Nikon S1100PJ ($299.95 list) offers a 14 megapixel image through its CCD image sensor, a 5x optical zoom Nikkor lens and more.... Read more…

17 February 2011

It was only ever a matter of time before someone thought to incorporate a projector inside a digital camera, but two and a half years after Nikon took the plunge it remains the only manufacturer... Read more…

1 February 2011

The Coolpix S1100pj fulfils its aim as a pocket projector well, with large clear images and the helpful inclusions of the built-in stand and remote. Indeed, this is the camera's major selling...

21 January 2011

If this were just a camera, without the unique projector feature, it would still come out quite well in this review. It is capable of producing decent quality images and the 5x zoom range is very...

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 24 April 2015 by Steve
(Verified Purchase)

A good quality made camera but laggy with controls-image quality is fairly good but not outstanding -you are paying a premium for the projector facility --if that's important to you then there... Read more…

Reviewed 28 September 2014 by Thekal "Keith"
(Verified Purchase)

Ok.

Reviewed 27 September 2014 by Thekal
(Verified Purchase)

Ok...

Reviewed 26 November 2012 by Roger Brighton
(Verified Purchase)

Excelent value has not disapointed.Would had liked a case with it.Projector OK.light weight .should also have been offered with a mini tripod.

Reviewed 22 September 2011 by Edjennings "edjennings" | 3 Comments

I am a lover of cameras and toys,and this one of the best yet. I have over 60 cameras includeing a number of miniture Minoxs.When the price of the Fuji X100 and the Nikon V1 come down I will be... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s1100, nikon s1100p, nikon s1100pj, nikon s1100pjg, nikon s1100pjb, nikon s1100pjgr, nikon s1100pjbl, nikon s1100pjgre, nikon s1100pjbla, nikon s1100pjgree, nikon s1100pjblac, nikon s1100pjgreen, nikon s1100pjblack
Barcodes 00018208262342, 00018208262359, 00018208262366, 00018208920259, 00018208920297, 00182089202596, 00182089202978

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