Some Nikon Coolpix S9100 reviewers who purchased this digital cameras thought it had a good zoom. expert review site Stuff.tv and mentioned in their review of this digital cameras “It packs a mighty zoom range”. Electricpig.co.uk mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix S9100 review four years ago “Brilliant features, great for night portraits, awesome zoom”. Cnet.co.uk scored it 70 out of 100 and said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix S9100 on expert website CNET.co.uk “Superzooms give you a camera with a socking great zoom lens without all the hassle”.
Some people concluded that the Nikon Coolpix S9100 had a good lens. Techradar.com said in their review of this digital cameras on Techradar “Slim compact digital cameras with a large zoom lens were first made popular by Panasonic's TZ range of cameras, including the recent Panasonic TZ20”. Digital Versus gave it a rating of 4 stars and said “Versatile 18x wideangle superzoom lens (good macro mode” in their review. Digital Versus also said “Lens could be better”.
One Nikon Coolpix S9100 owner wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix S9100 had a good autofocus. Digital Versus gave the Nikon Coolpix S9100 a score of 4 stars and wrote in their Nikon Coolpix S9100 review “Responsive (startup, autofocus, burst mode”.