Summary Nikon D100

Prices Price
Body only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 0
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.7x15.5mm
Screen resolution
Help 118k dots
Help 6 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Light sensitivity
Help 1,600 ISO
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The Nikon D100 vs other recent DSLRs

Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help

The Nikon D100 vs other recent pro DSLRs

Lens availability More lenses available Help
230 lenses
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses


The Nikon D100 vs other recent DSLRs

Movie format No movies Help
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Missing geo-tagging
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Weight Heavy Help
780 g
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Announced Old Help
February 2002
Size Quite large Help
Large (144×116×81 mm)
Thickness Thick Help

The Nikon D100 vs other recent pro DSLRs

Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
118k dots
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Screen size Very small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
6 MP
Viewfinder coverage Below average viewfinder coverage Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Showing 5 comments

Avatar for right teos right teos (4:28 PM, November 24, 2016)
great camera. full frame size of mirror. immortal shutter. best unbreacked camera ever made by nikon.
Ryan (5:45 PM, December 12, 2012)
I have used mine for years and love it. A little limited but the tech was much different when it first came out.
Avatar for Josh Josh (2:11 AM, November 27, 2012)
anyone help me about the color depth and dynamic range of Nikon D100? I have one a few days ago...
Phil (3:10 PM, June 01, 2012)
very robust camera - like a nikon made by fisher price.  Great for rough environments.
Nic Nyfiken (8:08 PM, December 10, 2011)
Great camera in daylights !