Nikon Coolpix P100 Review

Overall Score

45

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 26-678 mm (26.1x) F2.8-5.0 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 114 x 83 x 99 mm, 481g.
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Nikon Coolpix P100 Overview


First introduced in July, 2010, Nikon Coolpix P100 is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Nikon P100 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix P100

Sensor resolution of Nikon P100 ~ 3646 x 2742 pixels.

Nikon P100 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 9,997,332 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Nikon P100


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix P100 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
Manual Focus
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
10.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
5.0 Lens at Tele
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.0
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix P100 has an Overall Score of 45/100 and ranked #262 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #605 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Nikon P100 Scores
Imaging score
19
Features score
54
Value for money score
62
Portability score
81
Overall score
45
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Nikon P100


Nikon Coolpix P100 weighs 481g and has external dimensions of 114 x 83 x 99mm (4.49 x 3.27 x 3.9"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Nikon P100 is 93 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P100
481g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Nikon P100
99mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix P100 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix P100

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix P100 Dimensions Coolpix P100
Nikon Coolpix P900 Nikon P900 899 g 481 g 140 x 103 x 137 mm 114 x 83 x 99 mm
Nikon Coolpix P510 Nikon P510 555 g 481 g 120 x 83 x 102 mm 114 x 83 x 99 mm
Nikon Coolpix P530 Nikon P530 494 g 481 g 123 x 84 x 98 mm 114 x 83 x 99 mm
Nikon Coolpix P610 Nikon P610 565 g 481 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 114 x 83 x 99 mm
Nikon Coolpix P600 Nikon P600 565 g 481 g 125 x 85 x 107 mm 114 x 83 x 99 mm
Nikon Coolpix P500 Nikon P500 494 g 481 g 116 x 103 x 84 mm 114 x 83 x 99 mm
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Canon SX50 HS 595 g 481 g 123 x 87 x 106 mm 114 x 83 x 99 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 Sony H300 590 g 481 g 130 x 95 x 122 mm 114 x 83 x 99 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix P100


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix P100
Announced July, 2010
Body Type SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
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 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow Syncro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
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 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model EN-EL5
Physical
Weight 481 g
Physical Dimensions 114 x 83 x 99 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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