As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix A100 is also often compared to travel zooms, ultra compacts, super zooms and digicams. The Nikon Coolpix A100's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A300 and the Coolpix A10) and Sony (such as the CyberShot DSC-W800 and the CyberShot DSC-H300)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A100 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs compact (96×59×29 mm)), is newer (january 2016 vs january 2015), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1"), is slightly lighter (119 g vs 160 g) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is not waterproof.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
2 years older
$100

Significant advantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and Coolpix A100

  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 120 g vs 119 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
similar age
$75 - $87

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Larger: Compact (96×59×29 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and Coolpix A100

  • Light weight: 160 g vs 119 g
  • Inexpensive: $74.99 vs $110.44

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
1 year older
$93

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Larger: Compact (96×59×29 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L31 and Coolpix A100

  • Light weight: 160 g vs 119 g
  • Inexpensive: $92.59 vs $110.44

Nikon Coolpix S33

Nikon Coolpix S33
1 year older
$102

Significant advantages of the S33 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the S33 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly larger: Compact (110×66×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 221 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the S33 and Coolpix A100

  • Inexpensive: $102.11 vs $110.44

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
1 year older
$132

Significant advantages of the S2900 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S2900 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the S2900 and Coolpix A100

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 119 g

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
1 year older
$95 - $99

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Larger: Compact (95×60×29 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L32 and Coolpix A100

  • Light weight: 164 g vs 119 g
  • Inexpensive: $94.95 vs $110.44

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A100 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is newer (january 2016 vs january 2015) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 25fps), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
3 months newer
$137

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and Coolpix A100

  • Very small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 119 g vs 119 g

Canon IXUS 165

Canon IXUS 165
1 year older
$182

Significant advantages of the IXUS 165 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 165 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the IXUS 165 and Coolpix A100

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 128 g vs 119 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
2 years older
$118 - $148

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and Coolpix A100

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Very light: 122 g vs 119 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
1 year older
$143

Significant advantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 25fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 170 IS and Coolpix A100

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 141 g vs 119 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
similar age
$94 - $119

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 and Coolpix A100

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 126 g vs 119 g

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
3 months newer
$249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Significantly more zoom: 25x vs 5x
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Heavier: 182 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and Coolpix A100

  • Fairly small: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 182 g vs 119 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A100 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is newer (january 2016 vs february 2011), is thinner (0.8" vs 2.1"), is more popular and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.6), is slightly larger (super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year older
$120

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Sony Cybershot W570

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
4 years older
$170

Significant advantages of the W570 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the W570 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the W570 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1
3 years older
$96

Significant advantages of the DMC-XS1 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-XS1 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-XS1 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380
6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W380 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W380 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W380 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A100 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), is newer (january 2016 vs february 2014), is thinner (0.8" vs 4.8") and is significantly lighter (119 g vs 590 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (5x vs 52x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
1 year older
$178 - $212

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.8" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 590 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and Coolpix A100

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 119 g
  • Inexpensive: $178.00 vs $110.44

Kodak PixPro AZ521

Kodak PixPro AZ521
2 years older
$220

Significant advantages of the AZ521 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much more zoom: 52x vs 5x
  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the AZ521 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (119×86×98 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.8" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 551 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the AZ521 and Coolpix A100

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (119×86×98 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 551 g vs 119 g
  • Inexpensive: $219.99 vs $110.44

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$199 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 541 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and Coolpix A100

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 119 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 0.8"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A100 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 45 mm), has a slightly larger screen (2.7" vs 2.5"), has better image stabilization (digital vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 0.3 MP) and is newer (january 2016 vs january 1997).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
6 months newer
$119 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and Coolpix A100

  • Fairly small: Mid size (110×67×38 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 119 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix 300

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19 years older
$356 - $387

Significant advantages of the Coolpix 300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix 300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much worse wide angle: 45 mm vs 26 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the Coolpix 300 and Coolpix A100

  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 250 g vs 119 g