As well as being compared against other digicams, the Nikon Coolpix W100 is also often compared to waterproofs, compacts and travel zooms. The Nikon Coolpix W100's top rivals come from GoPro (such as the Hero (2018) and the HD Hero 2) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix XP130 and the FinePix XP120)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix W100 compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (30 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.7 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7)

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1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1300 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) and Coolpix W100

  • None found

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix W100 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (august 2016 vs february 2012) and is slightly less expensive ($99.00 vs $338.95).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (30 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.7 MP vs 9.6 MP).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30
1 year older
$128 - $178

Significant advantages of the DMC-TS30 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TS30 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TS30 and Coolpix W100

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S33

Nikon Coolpix S33
1 year older
$150

Significant advantages of the S33 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S33 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the S33 and Coolpix W100

  • None found

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4
1 year older
$447

Significant advantages of the TG-4 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-4 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-4 and Coolpix W100

  • None found

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130
1 year older
$430

Significant advantages of the AW130 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the AW130 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the AW130 and Coolpix W100

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix W300

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10 months newer
$339 - $387

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W300 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix W300 and Coolpix W100

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S30

Nikon Coolpix S30
4 years older
$125

Significant advantages of the S30 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S30 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the S30 and Coolpix W100

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix W100 compared to compact competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is newer (august 2016 vs february 2008).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (30 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots), is much larger (mid size (110×67×38 mm) vs compact (94×59×27 mm)), has worse image stabilization (digital vs sensor shift) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.7 MP vs 13.4 MP).

GoPro Hero (2018)

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1 year newer
$259

Significant advantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Has a touch screen
  • Higher true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • No built-in flash
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the Hero (2018) and Coolpix W100

  • Light weight: 117 g vs 177 g
  • Inexpensive: $259.16 vs $99.00

Fujifilm FinePix XP130

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1 year newer
$130 - $162

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Smaller: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP130 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the FinePix XP130 and Coolpix W100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $129.95 vs $99.00

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
5 months newer
$94 - $114

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Smaller: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and Coolpix W100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $94.16 vs $99.00

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
6 months older
$87 - $88

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 26 mm vs 30 mm
  • Much smaller: Compact (96×59×29 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Higher true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and Coolpix W100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 177 g
  • Inexpensive: $78.29 vs $99.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300
8 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much smaller: Compact (94×59×27 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 13.4 MP vs 5.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W300 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 30 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DSC-W300 and Coolpix W100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 187 g vs 177 g

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
6 months older
$100

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

  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Significantly better wide angle: 26 mm vs 30 mm
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.5"

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

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and Coolpix W100

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 177 g
  • Inexpensive: $99.74 vs $99.00

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Nikon Coolpix W100 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (august 2016 vs february 2015) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (30 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, is much larger (mid size (110×67×38 mm) vs super compact (96×58×20 mm)), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.7 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
3 months older
$99

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 30 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and Coolpix W100

  • Very light: 119 g vs 177 g
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1.5"
  • Very inexpensive: $99.00 vs $99.00

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
similar age
$179 - $249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 30 mm
  • Significantly more zoom: 25x vs 3x
  • Much smaller: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and Coolpix W100

  • Very light: 182 g vs 177 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.5"
  • Very inexpensive: $179.49 vs $99.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
2 years older
$117 - $118

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 30 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and Coolpix W100

  • Very light: 122 g vs 177 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.5"
  • Very inexpensive: $117.39 vs $99.00

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
6 months older
$149 - $169

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 30 mm
  • Much smaller: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and Coolpix W100

  • Very light: 138 g vs 177 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.5"
  • Very inexpensive: $149.00 vs $99.00

Nikon Coolpix S3700

Nikon Coolpix S3700
1 year older
$200

Significant advantages of the S3700 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 30 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the S3700 (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the S3700 and Coolpix W100

  • Very light: 118 g vs 177 g
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 1.5"
  • Very inexpensive: $199.77 vs $99.00

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
1 year older
$199

Significant advantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 30 mm
  • Much smaller: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Mid size (110×67×38 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the Coolpix W100)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 350 HS and Coolpix W100

  • Very light: 147 g vs 177 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.5"
  • Very inexpensive: $199.00 vs $99.00