Nikon Coolpix A100 Review

Overall Score

35

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26-130 mm (5x) F3.2-6.5 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • Digital only Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 95 x 59 x 20 mm, 119g.
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Nikon Coolpix A100 Overview


First introduced in January, 2016, Nikon Coolpix A100 is a 20 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Nikon A100 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix A100

Sensor resolution of Nikon A100 ~ 5157 x 3877 pixels.

Nikon A100 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 19,993,689 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon A100


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix A100 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
1.1 fps Continuous Shooting
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Digital only Image Stabilization
20MP High Resolution Sensor
3.2 Lens at Wide
119g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.5
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 250 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.2
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix A100 has an Overall Score of 35/100 and ranked #544 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #949 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon A100 Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
30
Value for money score
31
Portability score
99
Overall score
35
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Nikon A100


Nikon Coolpix A100 weighs 119g and has external dimensions of 95 x 59 x 20mm (3.74 x 2.32 x 0.79"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Nikon A100 is 19 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon A100 is less by 1mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon A100
119g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Nikon A100
20mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix A100 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix A100

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix A100 Dimensions Coolpix A100
Nikon Coolpix A10 Nikon A10 160 g 119 g 96 x 59 x 29 mm 95 x 59 x 20 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Sony W830 122 g 119 g 93 x 52 x 23 mm 95 x 59 x 20 mm
Canon IXUS 165 Canon IXUS 165 128 g 119 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 95 x 59 x 20 mm
Nikon Coolpix S2900 Nikon S2900 119 g 119 g 95 x 59 x 20 mm 95 x 59 x 20 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810 Sony W810 111 g 119 g 97 x 56 x 21 mm 95 x 59 x 20 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W800 Sony W800 125 g 119 g 97 x 55 x 21 mm 95 x 59 x 20 mm
Nikon Coolpix S3700 Nikon S3700 118 g 119 g 96 x 58 x 20 mm 95 x 59 x 20 mm
Nikon Coolpix S7000 Nikon S7000 165 g 119 g 99 x 60 x 27 mm 95 x 59 x 20 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix A100


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix A100
Announced January, 2016
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 10
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.1 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.00
Flash Modes Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, off, fill flash, slow sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5152 x 3864
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 3200
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL19
Physical
Weight 119 g
Physical Dimensions 95 x 59 x 20 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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