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Nikon S8100

Nikon S8100
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Compact 12.1MP 10x Yes Sep 2011
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Nikon S8100 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon S8100 number 858 across all digital cameras.
91
Reviews
24 Reviews + 4 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 78%, based on 24 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Nikon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
EXPEED c2
AS nearly 0.4 inches.<br> 220 photos
Automatically recognizes the scene you're shooting and selects the most appropriate scene mode; has six more automatic scene modes.<br> macro fire
Selector; automatic selector scene
17 scene modes including scene auto
Smart portrait system
Features convenient:
10 X glass of ED zoom-nikkor lens optical wide-angle
Average minimum aperture number
High performance speed
Function advanced
4 - way VR image stabilization system
Quick. powerful. versatile. 10 X zoom. full HD movie. high resolution display
HD movie save
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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How Big is the Nikon S8100?

The Nikon S8100 is 104mm wide and 59.2mm tall. It is 29.9mm deep and weighs 0.209kg.

Nikon S8100 front dimensions
Nikon S8100 size in context

Nikon S8100 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Nikon S8100's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon S8100 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Nikon S8100 of 10x is in the biggest 31% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon S8100's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 96% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Nikon S8100 of 3,200 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 36% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon S8100 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The Nikon S8100's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the slowest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Nikon S8100's weight of 209g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 52% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon S8100 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of digital cameras range from 0.095kg to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.25kg. The Nikon S8100's weight of 0.209kg is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 34% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon S8100 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon S8100's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 24% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 210 Battery Life

The Nikon S8100 is a camera that takes 210 shots battery life.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon S8100 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Nikon S8100 of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 72% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Nikon S8100 is 1280 x 720. That's 69% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the Nikon S8100 of 102MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 6% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon S8100 of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 32% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon S8100 has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon S8100 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Nikon S8100's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 30mm is very long compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 96% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Nikon S8100's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is higher than 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 6219

Barcodes:

00018208262199, 00018208262212, 00018208919826, 00018208919864, 03610170021094

Frequently Asked Questions About the Nikon S8100

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