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Nikon Coolpix S100 Digital Camera

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Nikon Coolpix S100 is a Ultra-Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 16 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 125-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 125-3200. With 16 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Nikon Coolpix S100 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/1500 to 1s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/1500, fast action cannot be frozen. Given that is does not support very slow shutter-speeds, this camera is unsuitable for night photography.

Nikon Coolpix S100

The Nikon Coolpix S100 features a 9-point Contrast-Detect AF system.

This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. There is no viewfinder on the Nikon Coolpix S100 and no provision to add one.

Model Specifications

BrandNikon ModelCoolpix S100
Sensor 16 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 125 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/1500 - 1s
Lens28 - 140mm F/3.9 - 4.8Mininum Focus1cm (w) / 1m (t)
ZoomInternalManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 9-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 820K Pixels 3.5" LCD 96% Coverage *Touchscreen
Exposure ModesAuto Scene Modes20Back Light, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close Up, Draw, Dusk/Dawn, Fireworks, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Panorama Assist, Party/Indoor, Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, 3D Photography
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity, Internal Memory GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 150 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-08-24, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 99 x 65 x 18mm (W x H x D) Weight 138g

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Nikon S100 Highlights


Ultra-Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

16 Megapixels Ultra CompactISO 125-3200
5X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/1500-1s
Built-in StabilizationCustom white-balance
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3.5" LCD 820K PixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
Internal Memory
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