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Nikon S9100

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Compact 12.1MP 18x Yes Aug 2011
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Nikon S9100 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Nikon S9100 number 832 across all digital cameras.
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233 Reviews + 8 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 233 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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 great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Larger than average minimum aperture number
Has a built-in flash
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Powerful portability
The perfect travel companion
18x wide-angle zoom
Telephoto coverage and image stabilization
Get the most out of every shot
Intelligent scene modes for any situation
Bring your adventures to life
One-touch full HD (1080p) movies

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How Big is the Nikon S9100?

The Nikon S9100 is 104.8mm wide and 62mm tall. It is 34.6mm deep and weighs 0.214kg.

Nikon S9100 front dimensions
Nikon S9100 size in context

Nikon S9100 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon S9100 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Nikon S9100's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Nikon S9100's optical zoom of 18x is in the biggest 35% of all digital cameras when ranked 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 commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon S9100's maximum ISO sensitivity of 3,200 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 42% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon S9100 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Nikon S9100 of 3.5 is larger than 92% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon S9100 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Nikon S9100's weight of 214g is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 50% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon S9100 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Nikon S9100's display resolution of 921,000 pixels is in the highest 31% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon S9100 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 28% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all digital cameras is 0.24kg, with the lightest being 0.095kg and the heaviest being 1.3kg. The Nikon S9100's weight of 0.214kg is in the heaviest 29% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon S9100 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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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 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Only 150 Battery Life

The Nikon S9100 is a camera that takes 150 shots battery life.

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Features Smile Detection

The Nikon S9100 features smile detection, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon S9100 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1280 x 720. That's 69% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon S9100's digital zoom of 4x is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 73% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon S9100 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Nikon S9100 of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 34% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon S9100 supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The Nikon S9100's internal memory of 74MB is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 19% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon s9100silver, nikon s9100black

Barcodes:

00018208262472, 00018208262489, 00018208856374, 00018208920976, 00018208921010, 00018208921027, 00018208921058, 00182089209762, 00182089210102, 00182089210584, 03610170005117, 03610170020912, 03610170539568, 05053106196318

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