Summary Nikon P100

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Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
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Specifications Key specs
Help 26.1x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 26 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Nikon Coolpix P100Nikon Coolpix P100


Nikon has replaced the Coolpix P100 with the P500.

Nikon Coolpix P500
Nikon Coolpix P500 announced February 2011
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Wide angle Better wide angle

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reviewsWhat are people saying about the P100

"It has a composite body with some strategically positioned tacky material in the handgrip and thumb rest areas" | talking about the camera's feel
"Materials, fit, and finish are typical for the class and price point." | talking about the camera's build-quality
"The P100 is definitely the current big deal in Nikon's Coolpix performance line." | talking about the camera's overall-performance


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Nikon Coolpix P100 Slow Motion 240fps test #1 (Macro, Bee)
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The Nikon P100 vs other recent digicams

High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
240 fps
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Continuous shooting Rapid fire Help
10 fps
Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
190 ms shutter lag
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The Nikon P100 vs other recent super zooms

Weight Light Help
481 g


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The Nikon P100 vs other recent digicams

Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (114×83×99 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
Weight Heavy Help
481 g
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
February 2010
Thickness Thick Help
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
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The Nikon P100 vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
26 mm
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable


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Nikon Coolpix P100
Coolpix P100

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