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Nikon S9100
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Nikon S9100 Digital Camera

12.1MP 18x CMOS Aug 2011
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Compact cameras produced by Nikon have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Nikon also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon S9100 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the S9100 which do not support Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago which do not support video capability, the Nikon S9100 supports video capability.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 18 times zoom factor, the Nikon S9100 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the S9100. The optical zooms of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 3x to 63x.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon S9100 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the S9100.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon S9100 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in flash.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon S9100 is more than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras that have been available for more than two years. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Manual" and "Sunny" are also found on this camera.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The Nikon S9100 has a greater number of photo effects than most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the S9100. The photo effects "Sepia" is also found on this digital camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago the internal memorys range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB. The Nikon S9100 has a fairly big internal memory (74 megabytes) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 921,000 pixels, the Nikon S9100 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the S9100. The display resolution (numeric)s of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the S9100 range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon S9100 has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. Most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1024 x 768, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944 and 3264 x 2448 and 3968 x 2232. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the S9100 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras of a comparable type and age to the S9100 have maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 18mm and 1,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 450 millimeters, the Nikon S9100 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the S9100.

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Supports Six ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon S9100 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Nikon camera supports a 160 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600" and "3200" are also supported by this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon S9100 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Nikon camera support video resolutionss of 320 x 240 pixels and 960 x 540 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the S9100.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Nikon S9100 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras of this age and type.

The worst video resolution across similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Cameras of a similar type and age to the S9100 have battery capacitys of between 170mAh and 1,700mAh. The Nikon S9100 has a fairly big battery capacity (1,050 milliampere * hour) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the S9100.

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270 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon S9100 is a digital camera that takes 270 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Low Megapixel

The Nikon S9100 has one of the lower megapixels (only 12.1 megapixels) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The average megapixel of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the S9100 is 14MP.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most cameras that were released more than two years ago do not support wi-Fi. The Nikon S9100 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

The Nikon S9100 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the S9100 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the S9100 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Nikon S9100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon S9100 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

Digital cameras of a similar type and age to the S9100 have weights of between 20g and 840g, and the average weight is 170g. The Nikon S9100 is one of the heavier digital cameras of this age and spec (214 grams) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Quite Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

When compared to other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the S9100 that we have assessed the slowest camera shutter speed of, the Nikon S9100's slowest camera shutter speed of only 1 second is one of the shortest. The slowest camera shutter speeds of comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the S9100 range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Nikon S9100 has a greater number of camera file systems than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S9100. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The Nikon S9100 has a greater number of audio formats than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 12.75 megapixels, the Nikon S9100 has a quite few total megapixels compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the S9100. The average total megapixels of digital cameras that are a comparable age to the S9100 is 16MP, and the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon S9100 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the S9100.

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Heavy

At 0.214 kilograms, the Nikon S9100 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The weights of digital cameras of this type and age range from 0.097kg to 180kg, and the average weight is 4.1kg.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1.3, the largest is 6.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. The Nikon S9100 has a fairly large minimum aperture number (3.5) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the S9100.

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Very Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 160, the Nikon S9100 has a very big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the S9100. The average ISO sensitivity (min) of digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the S9100 is 94.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon S9100

Average Display Diagonal

The Nikon S9100 has a relatively average display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the S9100.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over five years.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Nikon S9100 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on compact cameras that are a similar age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon S9100 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras of this type and age. Most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Smile Detection
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
DC-In Jack
Connection to PC
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Interface
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity

Expert Reviews

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 12,8 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 18x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1920 x 1080 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

Impressive zoom range in a compact body
High quality LCD screen
Performance at high sensitivities
18x Nikkor optical zoom
1080 30 HD video
Unreliable autofocus at the long end of the zoom
Fiddly dial on rear of the camera body
Barrel distortion at wide end of the zoom
No GPS
Lacks manual exposure control

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 24 November 2012 by Eco Chica

Am reviewing this piece of kit, from said piece of kit. How much do I love this computer? More than all the grains of sand in the Sahara! Wasted 14 years on main competitor (begins with 'W').... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon s9100, nikon s9100s, nikon s9100si, nikon s9100sil, nikon s9100silv, nikon s9100silve, nikon s9100silver
Barcodes 00018208262472, 00018208856374, 00018208920976, 00018208921010, 00018208921058, 00182089209762, 00182089210102, 00182089210584, 03610170005117, 03610170020912, 03610170539568
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