As well as being compared against other compacts, the Nikon Coolpix A100 is also often compared to travel zooms, ultra compacts, digicams and super zooms. The Nikon Coolpix A100's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A10 and the Coolpix A300) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W830 and the Cyber-shot DSC-W810)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A100 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 30 mm), has a slightly larger screen (2.7" vs 2"), is slightly smaller (super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs compact (96×59×29 mm)), has better image stabilization (digital vs none) and has a slightly longer battery life (250 shots vs 200 shots).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Nikon Coolpix A10

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similar age
$87

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

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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

  • Inexpensive: $86.95 vs $134.58

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

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2 years older
$113

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 S2900

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1 year older
$152

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 S33

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1 year older

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

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD500

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11 years older

Significant advantages of the SD500 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the SD500 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital

common strengths of the SD500 and Coolpix A100

  • Fairly small: Compact (90×57×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)

Canon PowerShot A1400

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3 years older

Significant advantages of the A1400 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the A1400 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly larger: Compact (95×62×30 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 150 shots vs 250 shots

common strengths of the A1400 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

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).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), 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).

Nikon Coolpix A300

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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)

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

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

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2 years older
$118

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)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

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1 year older

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

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix A900

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similar age
$300 - $397

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

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps

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

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

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similar age
$149

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the Coolpix A100)

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

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ10

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1 year older
$509

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

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • 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

  • None found

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") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

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

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

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1 year older
$88 - $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

Panasonic Lumix FH10

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3 years older

Significant advantages of the FH10 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FH10 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the FH10 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3100

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5 years older

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Samsung ST150F

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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

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A100 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 45 mm), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP), has a slightly longer battery life (250 shots vs 160 shots), is newer (january 2016 vs january 1997) and is thinner (0.8" vs 2").

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/2500 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix W100

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6 months newer
$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 S5200

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3 years older

Significant advantages of the S5200 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

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

  • Fairly small: Mid size (98×58×51 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 146 g vs 119 g

Samsung ST66

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4 years older
$360

Significant advantages of the ST66 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST66 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST66 and Coolpix A100

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix 300

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19 years older
$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
  • Much 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

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 2015), is thinner (0.8" vs 4.8") and is significantly lighter (119 g vs 541 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (5x vs 35x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 4 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

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1 year older
$178

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
  • More zoom: 35x vs 5x

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

  • Inexpensive: $178.00 vs $134.58

Nikon Coolpix B500

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similar age
$219 - $257

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

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • 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)
  • Inexpensive: $219.00 vs $134.58

Nikon Coolpix L340

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1 year older
$171

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 26 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 960 shots vs 250 shots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the Coolpix A100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 430 g vs 119 g

common strengths of the L340 and Coolpix A100

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Super compact (95×59×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 119 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.8"