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Nikon Coolpix 2100 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 2MP 3x CCD Jun 2010
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Expert reviews are average
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
42 Reviews

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Features

Good Technical Features

Seven Nikon Coolpix 2100 owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Howard Hunt mentioned “Has lots and lots of special features” in his Nikon Coolpix 2100 review but even so he only gave it a rating of 2 stars. J. Cooper wrote “The Nikon coolpix is so simple to use with lots of good features and even without reading the instructions the camera is self-explanatory, I love it!”. Mr Darren Godden wrote in his review on Amazon “The features are as easy or as hard as you would like them to be”.


Design

Easy to Use

Several Nikon Coolpix 2100 reviewers who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix 2100 reckoned that it was easy to use. One purchaser wrote in their Nikon Coolpix 2100 review on Amazon “The images are superb, easy Nikon View 6 to use and transfer was just too easy”. One purchaser also mentioned “I have taken more photos in 2 weeks than i have on my 35mm in 2 years, Its so easy to use, i was up”. One reviewer mentioned in their review “The jog dial is handy to change the settings easily”.

Some Nikon Coolpix 2100 reviewers concluded that it was easy to use the menus. One buyer rated it 4 stars and said thirteen years ago “A smart compact camera with very user friendly menus - ideal for the novices to digital photograaphy”. A. Granville said in their review also thirteen years ago “That can actualy be turned into 12x after you have taken the photo by using the picture edit menu (you don't loose any of the resolution” . In the same month Julian Christopher mentioned in his review of the Nikon Coolpix 2100 “Menu access is fast”.

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. J. Broadhurst said in their review “It is incredibly easy to use, has good quality photos, is good looking, comfortable and small” .

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Good Product Quality

Some Nikon Coolpix 2100 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. One reviewer gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review on Amazon twelve years ago “The photo is amazing quality for a 2MP camera”. One buyer wrote “I couldn't be more pleased with the picture quality - it's my first digital camera” in their review and rated the product 4 stars. One buyer also mentioned “I even took some passport photos with it and quality is better than the normal camera”.

Nice Design

Seven people considered that the product was good looking. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “I was after a goodlooking camera that also done the job well with out me having to take out a second mortgage”. Dulwich Guy said “Beautiful sharp, perfect pics” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix 2100 and scored the product very highly. Dulwich Guy also mentioned “Takes beautifully sharp pics, with wonderful colour reproduction”.

One Nikon Coolpix 2100 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was a good design. Twelve years ago Michael Clarke wrote “Had NO problems at all! Third problem was the physical design of the camera made it awkward for me to hold one-handed” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix 2100.

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Robust

Two Nikon Coolpix 2100 owners wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix 2100 was reliable. Mr Mongoose wrote in his review of the Nikon Coolpix 2100 on Amazon “It has been a reliable camera for what it does”.

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Suzy, mentioned twelve years ago “The case is fairly robust and I've taken more pics than with my SLR 35mm camera because I can delete the unwanted images” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix 2100 and scored it 5 stars.

One customer thought it was well made. Thirteen years ago Cnet.com said in their review “Solid performance and image quality; numerous shooting presets; intelligent layout”.

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Nikon digital camera has an average expert rating of 78 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com and Pocket Lint.

Excellent User Reviews

Owners have rated this camera on average 90 out of 100. 26 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 25,534 user and expert reviews (including 548 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 99% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Quality Lens

A number of Nikon Coolpix 2100 reviewers who bought the product agreed that it had a good zoom. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Simple to use, easy flash and zoom operation, great for point & shoot use” in their Nikon Coolpix 2100 review. Amazon Customer also said “The Nikon Coolpix 2100 has a zoom range of 36-108mm”. Julian Christopher said in his review “The optical zoom is adequate (compared to a 28-200 zoom SLR” and rated the product 5 stars.

Some people agreed that the Nikon Coolpix 2100 had a good lens. "nik_cob" scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “I think that the lens is very good for sports shots”. Martin Burgoine wrote “Very easy to use & a brilliant lens” in his Nikon Coolpix 2100 review.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few Nikon Coolpix 2100 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix 2100 was able to produce good images. One reviewer said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix 2100 on Amazon “The coolpix has a very bright flash so you wont have any dark pictures no more”. One purchaser wrote “Pictures print out excellent plus storage is great” and gave it an excellent rating. One reviewer also mentioned “And why indeed, how many pictures above A4 size do you have at home”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix 2100 owners thought the product had a good picture resolution. Amazon Customer rated the Nikon Coolpix 2100 5 stars and said on Amazon “The camera offers 2.0 effective megapixels and with Nikon's renowned enhanced image-processing technology which gives you the freedom to shoot wider, crop tighter” in their review. Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “Digital camera, 2,000,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 1.5 in - Color, 1 x 16 MB - CompactFlash Card” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix 2100.

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Good Flash

Several Nikon Coolpix 2100 owners thought this digital camera had a good flash. Luca wrote on Amazon “And yet my compact flash card(Bytestor 256MB)is not full, since I delete the crappy ones” in their review and gave the Nikon Coolpix 2100 a rating of 4 stars. Thirteen years ago Phil wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is superb, great zoom and powerful flash” in his review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few Nikon Coolpix 2100 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it had a good screen. Mr.tech User said on Amazon thirteen years ago “For most people's needs 2mb resolution is good enough to producefull screen, clear images on your PC”.

Good Video Capture

One person said that this digital camera was good for video recording.


Support

Good Support

A number of Nikon Coolpix 2100 reviewers who bought it mentioned that it had good technical guidance. L. Woodhouse said thirteen years ago “There are lots of different 'scene' functions to help you take great pictures!It is lightweight.” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix 2100. Mr Darren Godden said in his review of the Nikon Coolpix 2100 “The manual is second to none and the pictures are great”. Suzy, said on Amazon “I found the instructions easy to follow” in their Nikon Coolpix 2100 review.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One Nikon Coolpix 2100 owner reckoned that the Nikon Coolpix 2100 was quiet. Cnet.com wrote on expert review site CNET.com “Relatively bulky; short, silent videos; purple fringing”.


Power

Good Battery Life

One person who reviewed the product thought it had a good battery life. Julian Christopher gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “My only cautionary comments are (a) the battery low icon came on early.”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A few people who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. Amazon Customer scored this digital camera very highly and mentioned “This is a great digital camera for anyone upgrading from a 35mm compact”. Thirteen years ago Emilymin said in their review on Amazon “SO easy to use, so compact (it is much smaller than the images imply), plus lots of extra snazzy functions to play with”. James Bond mentioned on Amazon “Easy to use, superb macro, useful zoom range and very compact” in his Nikon Coolpix 2100 review.

Five people who reviewed it said that it was lightweight. Twelve years ago one reviewer gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review “The camera is lightweight very small and compact”. Thirteen years ago James Bond gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “It does everything that I want it to do for a lightweight point and shoot”. Mr.tech User said “It takes great pictures is small, lightweight and has the quality name of Nikon to back it up” .

A few Nikon Coolpix 2100 owners who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was tight. One person who reviewed it considered that it was good physically.

One Nikon Coolpix 2100 owner reckoned that this digital camera was thick.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 150 grams, the Coolpix 2100 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon Coolpix 2100 supports video recording, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 2.6". The Nikon Coolpix 2100 has a quite small display diagonal (only 1.5 inches) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Other

Released Over Six Years Ago

Nikon released the Coolpix 2100 in April 2017.


Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the Coolpix 2100 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera. Across all the cameras of this spec and age the optical zooms range from 1x to 50x.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon Coolpix 2100 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon Coolpix 2100 supports video capability. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also support video capability.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon Coolpix 2100 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Picture Quality

Only 1/3"" Optical Sensor Size

The Coolpix 2100 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/3"". That's 43% less optical sensor size than a 1/1.7"" camera, which is the most common optical sensor size. 4.80 x 3.60mm.

This digital camera's optical sensor size (1/3"") is actually the worst optical sensor size across all cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

A 4/3"" optical sensor size is the best optical sensor size across similar types of digital camera.

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Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix 2100 has a 1024 x 768 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Across all low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4032 x 3024.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Image Resolution

The Coolpix 2100 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and type. This Nikon camera has a 1600 x 1200 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 3264 x 2448 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Memory

Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 8MB, the biggest is 7.5GB, and the average internal memory is 300MB. With an internal memory of only 8 megabytes, the Nikon Coolpix 2100 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04008705021005

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