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 B500 and the Coolpix A10) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-SZ10 and the Lumix SZ8)

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)), has a slightly longer battery life (250 shots vs 220 shots), is newer (january 2016 vs january 2014), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (119 g vs 160 g).

However, on average it has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is not waterproof.

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
similar age
$87 - $88

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

  • None found

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

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 250 shots
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and Coolpix A100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 119 g

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)

  • Shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 250 shots
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and Coolpix A100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900
1 year older
$261

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Nikon Coolpix S33

Nikon Coolpix S33
1 year older
$150

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)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 26 mm
  • Significantly larger: Compact (110×66×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Lower true resolution: 5.7 MP vs 9.7 MP

common strengths of the S33 and Coolpix A100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Inexpensive: $149.98 vs $99.74

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
1 year older
$199

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 320 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L32 and Coolpix A100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 164 g vs 119 g

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300
4 years older

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

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

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the S3300 and Coolpix A100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.8"

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 july 2013) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10
1 year older
$330

Significant advantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-SZ10 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-SZ10 and Coolpix A100

  • Inexpensive: $329.95 vs $99.74

Kodak PixPro FZ151

Kodak PixPro FZ151
2 years older
$178

Significant advantages of the FZ151 (vs the Coolpix A100)

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

Significant disadvantages of the FZ151 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 4 seconds vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the FZ151 and Coolpix A100

  • Very inexpensive: $178.07 vs $99.74

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
3 months newer
$99

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)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/3.2
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and Coolpix A100

  • Light weight: 119 g vs 119 g
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Very inexpensive: $99.00 vs $99.74

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
similar age
$199 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and Coolpix A100

  • Inexpensive: $199.00 vs $99.74

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
1 year older
$158

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

  • 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

  • Light weight: 141 g vs 119 g
  • Very inexpensive: $158.32 vs $99.74

Nikon Coolpix S6300

Nikon Coolpix S6300
4 years older
$320

Significant advantages of the S6300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the S6300 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the S6300 and Coolpix A100

  • Inexpensive: $319.99 vs $99.74

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A100 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 38 mm), is newer (january 2016 vs january 2008), is thinner (0.8" vs 2.1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.1 fps vs 10 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is not waterproof.

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year older
$80 - $105

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 Cyber-shot WX50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
4 years older
$120

Significant advantages of the WX50 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WX50 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the WX50 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Samsung ST150F

Samsung ST150F
3 years older

Significant advantages of the ST150F (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST150F (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST150F and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S210

Nikon Coolpix S210
8 years older

Significant advantages of the S210 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S210 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the S210 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX20 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 slightly smaller (super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs prosumer size (114×78×95 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.7") and is significantly lighter (119 g vs 541 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 23 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.1 fps vs 7.4 fps).

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$242 - $257

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

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 250 shots
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

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 slightly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 30 mm), has a slightly longer battery life (250 shots vs 160 shots), is newer (january 2016 vs january 2013) and is thinner (0.8" vs 2").

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
6 months newer
$99 - $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)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 26 mm

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and Coolpix A100

  • Light weight: 177 g vs 119 g
  • Inexpensive: $99.00 vs $99.74

Nikon Coolpix S5200

Nikon Coolpix S5200
3 years older

Significant advantages of the S5200 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the S5200 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 160 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the S5200 and Coolpix A100

  • Light weight: 146 g vs 119 g