Nikon Coolpix W100 Review

November 17, 2016 | Amy Davies |

Specifications

    • Type

    • Compact digital camera

    • Effective pixels

    • 13.2 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)

    • Image sensor

    • 1/3.1-in. type CMOS, Total pixels: approx. 14.17 million

    • Lens

    • NIKKOR lens with 3x optical zoom

    • Focal length

    • 4.1 to 12.3 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 30 to 90 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

    • F-number

    • f/3.3 to 5.9

    • Lens construction

    • 6 elements in 5 groups

    • Magnification

    • Up to 4× (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 360 mm lens in 35 mm [135] format)

    • Vibration reduction

    • Electronic VR (movies)

    • Motion blur reduction

    • Electronic VR (still images)

    • Autofocus

    • Contrast-detect AF

    • Focus range

    • [W]: Approx. 5 cm (2 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, Shoot close-ups, Photograph food, Shoot under water, Mirror, Add a bubble effect, Add a neon effect, Add a cartoon effect, Take soft pictures, Create a diorama effect, Shoot a movie miniature, Highlight colors: Approx. 5 cm (2 in.) (wide-angle position) to infinity, (All distances measured from center of front surface of the protective glass)

    • AF-area mode

    • Center, face detection, target finding AF

    • Monitor

    • 6.7 cm (2.7-in.) diagonal, Approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment

    • Frame coverage

    • Approx. 96% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • Frame coverage (playback mode)

    • Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)

    • Storage media

    • SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal memory (approx. 22 MB)

    • File system

    • DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant

    • Storage file formats

    • Still images: JPEG Voice messages: WAV Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)

    • Image size (pixels)

    • 13 megapixels [4160 x 3120], 4 megapixels [2272 x 1704], 2 megapixels [1600 x 1200]

    • ISO sensitivity

    • ISO 125 to 1600

    • Exposure metering

    • Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)

    • Exposure control

    • Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1 EV)

    • Shutter type

    • Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter

    • Shutter speed

    • 1/2000 to 1 s, 25 s (Add light trails in Choose a style is set to Night sky)

    • Self-timer

    • 10 s, smile timer 5 s (self-portrait timer)

    • Aperture

    • Electronically-controlled ND filter (–2 AV) selection

    • Aperture range

    • 2 steps (f/3.3 and f/6.6 [W])

    • Built-in flash

    • Yes

    • Flash range (approx.)

    • [W]: 0.3 to 3.1 m (1 ft to 10 ft), [T]: 0.6 to 1.7 m (2 ft to 5 ft 6 in.)

    • Flash control

    • TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes

    • USB

    • Micro-USB connector, Hi-Speed USB, (do not use any USB cable other than the UC-E21) Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)

    • HDMI output

    • HDMI micro connector (Type D)

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards

    • IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency

    • 2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)

    • Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security

    • Open system, WPA2-PSK

    • Bluetooth standards

    • Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1

    • Waterproof

    • JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under our testing conditions). Capacity to shoot pictures underwater up to a depth of 10 m (32 ft) and for 60 minutes.

    • Dustproof

    • JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent (under our testing conditions)

    • Shockproof

    • Cleared our testing conditions1 compliant with MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock

    • Supported languages

    • Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

    • Power sources

    • One EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included), EH-62G AC Adapter (available separately)

    • Charging time

    • Approx. 1 h 40 min (when using EH-73P / EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter and when no charge remains)

    • Battery life2

    • Approx. 220 shots when using EN-EL19

    • Actual battery life for movie recording2

    • Approx. 1 h 30 min when using EN-EL193

    • Tripod socket

    • 1/4 (ISO 1222)

    • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    • Approx. 109.5 x 67.0 x 38.0 mm (4.4 x 2.7 x 1.5 in.), (excluding projections)

    • Weight

    • Approx. 177 g (6.3 oz), (including battery and memory card)

    • Operating environment - temperature

    • –10°C to +40°C (14°F to 104°F) (for land use), 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) (for underwater use)

    • Operating environment - humidity

    • 85% or less (no condensation)

    • Supplied accessories

    • Camera Strap, EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73P Charging AC Adapter4, UC-E21 USB Cable, Brush

  • 1. Dropped from a height of 1.8 m (5.9 ft) onto a surface of 5 cm (1 in.) thick plywood (changes in appearance, such as paint peeling off and deformation of the drop shock portion and waterproof performance are not subject to the test). These tests do not guarantee that the camera will be free from damage or trouble under all conditions.

  • 2. Battery life does not reflect the use of SnapBridge and may vary with the conditions of use, including temperature, the interval between shots, and the length of time that menus and images are displayed.

  • 3. Individual movie files cannot exceed 4 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.

  • 4. A plug adapter is included if the camera was purchased in a country or region that requires a plug adapter. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase.


  • All measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines.

  • Nikon will not be held liable for any errors this manual may contain.

  • The appearance of this product and its specifications are subject to change without notice.