Nikon Coolpix S100

Announced Aug 24, 2011 •
16 megapixels | 3.5 screen | 28 – 140 mm (5×)

Compact camera I purchased to replace S52, which was falling apart. It has no physical buttons in the back. All controls are done by large touch-screen. It seemed wonderful at the time, since it meant fewer parts that will go wrong with years of use (unlike S52). Unfortunately, large touch-screen meant that there's huge amount of exposed glass. And glass is susceptible to damage, even from one meter drop. I dropped this camera through misuse several times, and the glass simply chipped and ...

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I bought this after my 3rd Casio gave up after many years (liked it though). My other camera is a Fuji X-100. I was after a pocket camera (that doesn't shout that you re a tourist). I wanted good results, easy video engage, big bright LED screen and in this size camera....not much else. It has this. It has full HD video that is great, really good photos but most of all I like the intelligent auto photo scene select. As with all small cameras there is so much hidden in menus that can't be ...

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