The Coolpix P100 is the company's first Full 1080p HD enabled camera. It incorporates a 26x optical zoom lens starting at 26mm, a 3 inch LCD, an electronic viewfinder and a 10MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor. It offers manual shooting modes, image stabilization, the company's Active D-Lighting feature that adjusts highlights, shadows and contrast while shooting and Smart Portrait system.
|Body type||SLR-like (bridge)|
|Max resolution||3648 x 2736|
|Effective pixels||10.3 megapixels|
|Sensor size||1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)|
|ISO||Auto (80 - 3200)|
|Focal length (equiv.)||26–678 mm|
|Min shutter speed||4 sec|
|Max shutter speed||1/2000 sec|
|Storage types||SD/SDHC, Internal|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||481 g (1.06 lb / 16.97 oz)|
|Dimensions||114 x 83 x 99 mm (4.49 x 3.27 x 3.9″)|
The Nikon P100 offers an impressive feature set and decent image quality. The user interface leaves some room for improvement though.
Good for: Feature freaks who want a long zoom, 1080p HD video and CMOS high speed capture
Not so good for: Photographers who like to change settings frequently