Nikon Coolpix P100 Outdoor Crops
Here we compare the Nikon Coolpix P100 with the Fuji Finepix S100FS. Images below are all 100% crops from their respective cameras. ISO was set on each the camera. Every other setting was left on automatic. All images were taken at the highest resolution possible for the set ISO sensitivity.
Both these cameras are ultra-zooms and offer a wide range of ISO sensitivities and a full complement of manual controls. The Nikon Coolpix P100 is a smaller ultra-zoom with an electronically controlled 26X stabilized optical zoom lens, the Fuji Finepix S100FS is a DSLR-sized ultra-zoom with a mechanically controlled 14.3X stabilized optical zoom lens. The S100FS features a relatively larger sensor with higher sensitivity and wider dynamic range.
|Nikon Coolpix P100||Fuji Finepix S100FS|
|ISO 160||ISO 100|
|ISO 200||ISO 200|
|ISO 400||ISO 400|
|ISO 800||ISO 800|
|ISO 1600||ISO 1600|
|ISO 3200||ISO 3200|
Up to here we can see that the Fuji always delivers at least two full ISO stops of better detail and sharpness. The Nikon Coolpix P100 suffers from noise and noise-reduction even at its base ISO of 160. Things get worst quickly and ISO 800 may give a small usable print but that is it.
Nikon P100 Facts
|10 Megapixels Ultra Zoom||ISO 160-3200|
|26.1X Wide Optical Zoom||Shutter 1/2000-8s|
|Built-in Stabilization||Full manual controls|
|0.24" Built-in EVF 230K Pixels||Custom white-balance|
|10 FPS Drive, 6 Images||Spot-Metering|
|1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video Recording||Lithium-Ion Battery|
|3" LCD 460K Pixels||Secure Digital High Capacity|
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