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Nikon 4100 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 14MP 5x CCD Feb 2011
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Good quality pictures
Good size
Expert reviews are poor

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

The average expert rating of this Nikon camera is 57% based on two expert reviews from sites including Cameras.co.uk and PC Mag. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this camera.

Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 25,424 user and expert reviews (including 1,649 verified purchases) for Nikon digital cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel cameras. 92% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Quality Pictures

Some customers concluded that this digital camera was able to produce good images.


Features

Good Technical Features

One Nikon 4100 reviewer who reviewed the Nikon 4100 reckoned that it had good features. Expert website Cameras.co.uk said “Decent set of features and the four megapixels”.


Design

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use.

Nice Design

One customer who purchased it thought it was ergonomic. Pcmag.com mentioned “Despite its ergonomics and ease of use” in their Nikon 4100 review.

Good Product Quality

One Nikon 4100 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality. Twelve years ago Steves-Digicams.com wrote on Steve's Digicams “Its an easy-to-use mid-range model with superior image quality that will satisfy the needs of beginners to advanced” in their review of this digital camera.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who reviewed it thought it was compact. Twelve years ago Pcmag.com wrote on PC Mag “Compact, Included Memory Amount” in their review of this digital camera.

One Nikon 4100 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was lightweight. Steves-Digicams.com wrote “The Coolpix 4100 is a compact, lightweight digital still camera with 4 megapixel effective image resolution” in their review of the Nikon 4100.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 131 grams, the Nikon 4100 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Other

Released Over Six Years Ago

This digital camera was released in February 2011.


Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon 4100 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Nikon 4100 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon 4100 supports video capability, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 4100 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon 4100 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

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Video

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon 4100 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera do not support Full HD video.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon 4100 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of digital camera.

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon 4100 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst medium megapixel cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of this type and age the display diagonals range from 2" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon 4100 has a touchscreen. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Narrow Field of View

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years the field of views range from 95% to 100%. At only 97 percent, the Nikon 4100 has a quite narrow field of view compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Picture Quality

1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on medium megapixel cameras that have been available for more than two years. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon 4100 has a 4320 x 3240 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera maximum image resolutions range from 4288 x 3216 pixels (worst) to 4928 x 3264 pixels (best).

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14 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 14 megapixels digital camera.

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Battery

Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon 4100 is a camera that takes 190 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon 4100 features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon 4100 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s4100silver, nikon s4100plum, nikon s4100red
Barcodes 00018208262588, 00018208262601, 00018208262618, 00018208921225, 00018208921256, 00018208921294, 00018208921331, 00018208921355, 00182089212250, 00182089212564, 00182089212946, 00182089213318, 00182089213554

Nikon 4100 Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon 4100 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,997 product attributes, 171,823 digital camera reviews and 3,191,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.
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