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Nikon Coolpix W100
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Nikon Coolpix W100 Digital Camera

13.2MP 3x CMOS 10m Aug 2016
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Maximum Waterproof Depth Release Date
Share all your holiday fun instantly with the waterproof COOLPIX W100. You can take it as deep as 10 m underwater, plus it's shockproof to 1.8 m; cold resistant to -10C and dustproof, so it's... More
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Best Seller

The Coolpix W100 is a popular choice amongst people who purchased digital cameras in the last 3 months.

Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 19,074 expert and owner reviews, Nikon has good reviews for its cameras. Nikon also has good reviews specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range.

Only Released Four Months Ago

The Coolpix W100 was only relased by Nikon four months ago.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Coolpix W100 supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for the last year also support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available which you might want to look at including the Nikon S3700 ($139.95) which is cheaper; or the Canon SX610 HS ($179.00) which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on new compact camera digital cameras.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

At 25 seconds, the Nikon Coolpix W100 has a fairly long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix W100. Newly released compact camera digital cameras have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 0.4s and 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 26s.

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TFT Display

The Coolpix W100 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This camera's display (TFT) is in fact the best display amongst all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix W100.

An LCD display is the worst display across comparable types of camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched in the last year.

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18 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix W100 does not have an image stabiliser, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months which have an image stabiliser.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser including the Canon SX610 HS ($179.00); or the Nikon S3700 ($139.95).

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Coolpix W100 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last year also do not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Canon SX610 HS ($179.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix W100, the Coolpix W100 does not have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix W100, the Coolpix W100 does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix W100 are not waterproof. The Nikon Coolpix W100 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months, the Coolpix W100 does not support video recording.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other new compact camera digital cameras, the Nikon Coolpix W100 is not 3D compatible.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The Coolpix W100 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 3 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix W100. The average optical zoom of newly released compact camera digital cameras is 13x.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Nikon S3700 ($139.95) (8x) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

Comparable spec cameras that came out in the last year have digital zooms of between 2x and 120x. With a digital zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix W100 has one of the smallest digital zooms amongst cameras of this age.

If this Nikon camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Nikon S3700 ($139.95) (4x) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

The lowest megapixel count of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for the last year is 8MP and the highest is 21MP. The Coolpix W100 has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 13.2 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Nikon S3700 ($139.95) (20.1MP) which is also cheaper.

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Only Features One Auto Focus

The Coolpix W100 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most new compact camera digital cameras. The most frequently featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this Nikon camera. The auto focus Contrast Detection Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

Compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix W100 have total megapixel counts of between 12MP and 24MP. With a total megapixel count of only 14.17 megapixels, the Coolpix W100 has a fairly few total megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix W100.

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Only Supports Two ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Coolpix W100 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 125 and 1600 are also supported by this digital camera.

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Very Low Display Resolution

With a display resolution of only 230,000 pixels, the Nikon Coolpix W100 has a quite low display resolution compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix W100. The lowest display resolution of comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix W100 is 230,000 pixels and the highest is 1,100,000 pixels.

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Only Supports Two Wireless LAN Types

The number of wireless LAN types supported by the Coolpix W100 is more than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Nikon digital camera supports an IEEE 802.11b wireless LAN type, which is the most commonly supported wireless LAN type supported by cameras that were launched in the last year. The wireless LAN type "IEEE 802.11g" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Only 4160 X 3120 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Coolpix W100 has a 4160 x 3120 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. Most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all digital cameras that were launched in the last year is 2560 х 1280 pixels and the best is 8688 x 5792 pixels.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

The biggest maximum aperture of new digital cameras is 2.7, the smallest is 7, and the average maximum aperture is 6.3. At only 5.9, the Coolpix W100 has a fairly big maximum aperture compared to most of the other new compact camera digital cameras.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

At 125, the Coolpix W100 has a quite big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for the last year. The minimum ISO speed of recently released comparable spec digital cameras range from 80 to 160, and the average minimum ISO speed is 94.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix W100

SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to look at include the IXUS 175, or the IXUS 175 both from Canon or the Nikon S3700 ($139.95) which is cheaper; or the SX610 HS ($179.00), or the SX610 HS ($179.00) both from Canon which has better reviews.

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Average Maximum Waterproof Depth

At 10 meters, the Coolpix W100 has a fairly standard maximum waterproof depth compared to most of the other new cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 177 grams, the Coolpix W100 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out in the last year.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Canon IXUS 175 (126g and cheaper) or the Canon SX610 HS ($179.00) (167g and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Nikon Coolpix W100 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other new similar spec cameras.

Other 2.7" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper digital cameras such as the Canon IXUS 175.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on new cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon SX610 HS ($179.00).

If the sensor type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon IXUS 175 (CCD), or the Nikon S3700 ($139.95) (CCD) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
International Protection Code
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Video Format
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Wireless LAN Type

Expert Reviews

1 August 2016

Nikon Coolpix W100 è una fotocamera compatta equipaggiata con un sensore CMOS da 13,2 megapixel (formato 1/3,1 pollici), obiettivo NIKKOR con zoom ottico 3x , apertura diaframma f/3.3-5.9,... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers cpw100marine
Barcodes 00018208946938, 00018208947942, 00018208947959, 00018208947966, 00018208948017, 00018208948925, 00018208952205, 00018208952212, 00018208952236
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