Nikon Coolpix P100

Announced Feb 3, 2010 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | 26 – 678 mm (26.1×)
dpreview conclusion

The Nikon P100 offers an impressive feature set and decent image quality. The user interface leaves some room for improvement though.

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Silver Award
70%
dpreview score
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

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Other reviews
DCRP Review: Nikon Coolpix P100
By: Jeff Keller, Digital Camera Resource Page (May 20, 2010)

The Nikon Coolpix P100 is one of those cameras that sounds absolutely perfect when you read the spec sheet. It has a 26X zoom lens with a great focal range, image stabilization, a back-illuminated CMOS sensor, super-fast continuous shooting, lots of auto and manual controls, an articulating high resolution LCD, and a Full HD movie mode. But what good is any of that if the camera doesn't take...

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Nikon Coolpix P100 review

The Nikon COOLPIX P100 replaces the popular P90 super-zoom, extending the zoom reach from 24 to 26x and increasing the resolution of its 3 inch screen to 460k pixels. But by far the biggest change is the image sensor. In a bold move, Nikon has replaced the P90's 12 Megapixel CCD sensor with a 10 Megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor. The drop in image resolution is more than made up for,...

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