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Nikon Coolpix 4100

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Nikon Coolpix 4100

Nikon Coolpix 4100
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A classic and good spec compact camera
Compact 14MP 5x No Jan 2005
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Nikon Coolpix 4100 Review

With very good reviews and features, we have scored the Nikon Coolpix 4100 as follows:
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1 Review
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Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 57%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
15 [scene] modes including four with scene assistance function (portrait, night portrait, landscape, sports) make it easy to achieve pleasing results
Nikon's best shot selector takes a series of shots, then automatically picks and records the clearest one
Blur warning alerts users of camera shake, giving them the choice to record them or not
Compatible with widely available alkaline batteries
Date counter imprints the number of days to, or time since, a specified occasion
5 color options comprising standard color, vivid color, black-and-white, sepia and cyanotype
Three movie modes with sound (tv movie [640], small movie [320], smaller movie [160])
Macro shooting from as close as 4cm (1.6 inches)
AF assist illuminator makes it easier to obtain sharp focus in low light
Has a built-in flash
14.5MB of internal storage memory supports shooting at any time without compatible memory media, enables copying of shots between internal memory and SD cards
Large, clear LCD (1.6-in., 80,000-dot tft) for easy composition and playback
All mode dials and controls located on the back of the camera for easy access
User-friendly interface for smooth, stress-free operation
Slim dimensions and a light weight
4.0 effective megapixels for truly satisfying results
PictBridge support enables direct printing
Only 4320 x 3240 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

Nikon Coolpix 4100 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Coolpix 4100 of only 14MP is lower than 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4320 X 3240 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon Coolpix 4100 is 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The Coolpix 4100's optical zoom of 5x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 59% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Nikon Coolpix 4100 of only 0.000333s is slower than 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon Coolpix 4100 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The weight of the Nikon Coolpix 4100 of only 131g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 25% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Coolpix 4100 of only 20MB is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 31% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon Coolpix 4100's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 27% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix 4100 is 4320 x 3240. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Only 190 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Coolpix 4100 which takes 190 battery life.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Coolpix 4100's digital zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 66% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Coolpix 4100 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Coolpix 4100 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Coolpix 4100 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Coolpix 4100 of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Field of View

The field of view of the Nikon Coolpix 4100 of only 97% is narrower than 88% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the field of views range from 92% to 1,000%, and the average field of view is 100%.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon s4100silver, nikon s4100plum, nikon s4100red

Barcodes:

00018208255221, 00018208262588, 00018208262601, 00018208262618, 00018208902354, 00018208902705, 00018208921225, 00018208921256, 00018208921294, 00018208921331, 00018208921355, 00182089212250, 00182089212564, 00182089212946, 00182089213318, 00182089213554

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