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Nikon Coolpix S9100
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Nikon Coolpix S9100 Digital Camera

12.1MP 18x CMOS Feb 2011
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
Grab Your Passport,Grab your camera and go!Whether you're people watching in Paris or waiting for just the right light to hit the Grand Canal in Venice, the Nikon COOLPIX S9100 is the perfect... More
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21 Reasons For

Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon compact camera digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all cameras Nikon is one of the better rated brands.

SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix S9100 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S9100 which do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Coolpix S9100 supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix S9100.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 18 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S9100 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. Compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have optical zooms of between 2x and 50x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Nikon Coolpix S9100 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have an image stabiliser.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix S9100, the Nikon Coolpix S9100 has a built-in flash.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the Coolpix S9100 is more than most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Nikon camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix S9100.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Coolpix S9100 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The photo effect "Sepia" is also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The Coolpix S9100 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Nikon digital camera supports a 160 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. The ISO speeds "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 74 megabytes, the Nikon Coolpix S9100 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The average internal memory of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix S9100 is 350MB, and the internal memory range from 8MB to 8.2GB.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

With a display resolution of 921,000 pixels, the Nikon Coolpix S9100 has a fairly high display resolution compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. The lowest display resolution of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix S9100 is 230 pixels and the highest is 1,300,000 pixels.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

At 450 millimeters, the Coolpix S9100 has a quite long maximum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average maximum focal length of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix S9100 is 250mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S9100 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix S9100. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this Nikon digital camera supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of this age and spec.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 1,050 milliampere * hour, the Coolpix S9100 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S9100. Across all the cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9100 the battery capacities range from 170mAh to 2,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 840mAh.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Features One Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon Coolpix S9100 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most frequently featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this Nikon camera. The auto focus Single Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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270 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Nikon Coolpix S9100 is a digital camera that takes 270 shots shots per battery charge.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Coolpix S9100 is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix S9100. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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17 Reasons Against

Quite Low Megapixel Count

The Coolpix S9100 has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 12.1 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. The megapixel counts of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S9100 range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Coolpix S9100 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other cameras of this age and type, the Nikon Coolpix S9100 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years do not have a GPS. The Coolpix S9100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Coolpix S9100 is not waterproof.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras that have been available for more than two years the weights range from 20g to 710g, and the average weight is 170g. The Nikon Coolpix S9100 is one of the heavier compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S9100 (214 grams) amongst cameras of this age.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix S9100 has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution which is higher than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. The still image resolution of all cameras of this age and spec ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Quite Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9100 have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s. When compared to other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix S9100 that we have assessed, the maximum camera shutter speed of the Nikon Coolpix S9100 of only 1 second is one of the shortest.

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix S9100 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The flash modes "Manual" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

Across all the cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix S9100 the total megapixel counts range from 10MP to 15,000,000MP, and the average total megapixel count is 52,000MP. The Coolpix S9100 has a fairly few total megapixel count (only 12.75 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix S9100.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Coolpix S9100 is more than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Coolpix S9100 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution. The worst video resolution of all comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix S9100 is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Thick

The Coolpix S9100 is quite thick (34.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The average depth of cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix S9100 is 38mm.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon Coolpix S9100 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix S9100. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this camera.

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Heavy

The average weight of cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 5.3kg. The Coolpix S9100 is quite heavy (0.214 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9100.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

The minimum ISO speed of the Coolpix S9100 of 160 is one of the biggest amongst digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix S9100. Cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Coolpix S9100 have minimum ISO speed of between 10 and 800.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture

With a minimum aperture of 3.5, the Nikon Coolpix S9100 has a quite large minimum aperture compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.9.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix S9100

Average Screen Size

The Coolpix S9100 has a pretty typical screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix S9100.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Nikon released the Coolpix S9100.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix S9100 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon Coolpix S9100 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Most cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Other Features
Weight
Interface
Focal Length
Cable
Aperture Range
USB 3.0 Port
Camera Focusing Range
Lens System
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 12,8 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 18x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

Impressive zoom range in a compact body
High quality LCD screen
Performance at high sensitivities
18x Nikkor optical zoom
1080 30 HD video
Unreliable autofocus at the long end of the zoom
Fiddly dial on rear of the camera body
Barrel distortion at wide end of the zoom
No GPS
Lacks manual exposure control

User Reviews

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Reviewed 24 November 2012 by Eco Chica

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s9100, nikon s9100s, nikon s9100b, nikon s9100si, nikon s9100bl, nikon s9100sil, nikon s9100bla, nikon s9100silv, nikon s9100blac, nikon s9100silve, nikon s9100black, nikon s9100silver
Barcodes 00018208262472, 00018208856374, 00018208920976, 00018208921010, 00018208921027, 00018208921058, 00182089209762, 00182089210102, 00182089210584, 03610170005117, 03610170020912, 03610170539568
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