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Nikon Coolpix S100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 109 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and responsiveness. The value for money and portability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the features and lens. Reviews are divided on the battery.

usability, portability, value for money, responsiveness, image quality

flash, shutter, build quality, lens, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix S100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 109 reviews)

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Nikon Coolpix S100 Hands On Preview


Nikon says they like to design a "sexy" camera every year. This year's model is the all new (meaning, it's a first generation design and not replacing a previous model) Coolpix S100, and I can see what they mean. Designed primarily for women, but...

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Nikon COOLPIX S100


The S100 is an upgrade from Nikon's previous slim, credit-card style camera the S80. The lens has been made wider, now starting at 28mm, and the sensor has been upgraded to a 16 megapixel CMOS. If you like using a touchscreen, there isn't a single...

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Amazon review summary for Nikon Coolpix S100


alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix S100 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

portability, usability, performance, value for money, battery

build quality

84% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.


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ive had better


quality didnt compare for the price i paid.

Consumer review by:

Good camera


Great looking casual camera

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Small \/ Compact

Lag \/ Shutter Delay

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it is easy to use and it is great value for prize


It is very nice to use it and I love it. . Great value for the price. kid loveto use it and it is easy for her to use. ...About me... Parent with kids, casual user

easy to use

slip easily

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very happy


great xmas gift for the money. person very happy with it. received order quickly!About me... Parent with kids, Love capturing special occasions


don't know yet

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large lcd screen, freeze shutter defines picture


I found that the cameras on-off slide can lead to take pictures accidently. The tap on lcd screen to take pictures is nice feature. The Nikon program for download to computer is excellent far better that microsoft picture it . Te movier playback is...

easy to use fantastic price

on-off alide can lead you to take pictures when not ready

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Easy to use.


I would recommend this camera to anyone familiar with touch screen technology. It is easy to set up to use immediately out of the box.About me... casual user



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Great Value


Great beginner camera, perfect gift. Good value, simple to use.About me... Parent with kids, casual user

Simple to use

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:BOTH / Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: Yes
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D:3D enabled / 3D READY
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/1500


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Nikon EN-EL19
Battery Type:Nikon EN-EL 19


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode: No
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No