Nikon COOLPIX W100 Blue

MPN: VQA011E1  |  EAN: 0018208952205  |  Model: COOLPIX W100

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as at 29 Apr 19 | 6:30 AM CET



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Nikon COOLPIX W100 Blue - VQA011E1 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Events Photography
Landscape Photography
Underwater Photography
Event Videos
Home Videos
Action & Adventure Videos
Time-lapse Videos
Everyday Life Photography
WiFi Connectivity
Underwater Use
Cute & Pretty Looks
Regular Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity

Kind of Camera

Compact cameras keeps things simple and is a good companion while capturing memories.

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Nikon  COOLPIX W100 camera would suit you adequately.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Nikon COOLPIX W100 will satisfy your needs..


Your camera provides you with sufficient controls and tools to get your videography to the quality and spec that your high standards will require. For instance the manual focus capability that comes with the COOLPIX W100, will align with your skill level.

Video Scenarios

The Nikon  COOLPIX W100, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Nikon  COOLPIX W100 is a great companion to have.

For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (4.7 x 3.5 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. It also packs in Wi-Fi in this neat package.

Rough and Tumble - It's rugged and built for the outdoors. As such you won't have to worry about getting splash of water on it nor if it gets the odd bump now and then.

Other Video needs

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Nikon 's in-built intervalometer

Photo Scenarios

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the COOLPIX W100 is a really good choice. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the COOLPIX W100.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Nikon is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the COOLPIX W100 is a breeze.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 4.7 x 3.5 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Nikon  COOLPIX W100 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

With the Nikon  COOLPIX W100, you can rest easy while out and about in the rain because this model comes fully water resistant.

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.

Underwater photography is beautiful and you'll want a camera able to handle such wet conditions. Good thing the Nikon  COOLPIX W100 is waterproof up to a depth of 10 m metres.

The outdoors can get quite sandy depending on the environment you'll be taking pictures in. Which is why a camera like this is what you'll need as its been fully certified as dust-proof.


The COOLPIX W100 is an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look. The perfect accessory to compliment your individual sense of style.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the COOLPIX W100 fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Nikon COOLPIX W100 Blue - VQA011E1 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Compact
Dustproof Yes
Freezeproof Yes
Freezeproof Up To -10 °C
International Protection (IP) Code 68
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Blue
Rainproof Yes
Splash Proof Yes
Waterproof Yes
Waterproof Up To 10 m
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.3-5.9
Camera File System DCF, Exif 2.3
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Backlighting, Bubble Effect, Cartoon Effect, Close-up, Diorama effect, Fireworks Show, Food, Interval shooting, Miniature Movie, Mirror, Neon Effect, Night Scenes, Picture Series, Soft, Underwater, Underwater Face Framing
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 5, 10 s
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Auto
Flash Range (tele) 0.6 - 1.7 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.3 - 3.1 m
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto
Macro Focusing Range 5 m
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 125, 1600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 1600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 125
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/2EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Scene Auto Selector
Light Metering Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot
Camera Shutter Speed 25 - 1/2000 s
Camera Shutter Type Electronic, Mechanical
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 25 s
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Supported Aspect Ratios 4:3
Video Formats Supported AVC, H.264, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Digital Zoom 2 x
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 30 - 90 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.1 - 12.3 mm
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 6/5
Maximum Aperture Number 5.9
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 90 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.3
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 30 mm
Optical Zoom 3 x
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Internal Memory 22
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Diagonal 2.7 "
Display Diagonal (metric) 6.7 cm
Display Resolution (numeric) 230000 pixels
Magnification 4 x
Image Sensor Size 1/3.1
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 4.7 x 3.5 mm
Megapixel 13.2 MP
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 14.17 MP
Technical Details
Self-timer Yes
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type D
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Connector Type B
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 220 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Source Type Battery
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g
Packaging Content
Carrying Case Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 38 mm
Height 67 mm
Weight 177 g
Width 109.5 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4160 x 3120 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4160 x 3120, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200
Memory Slots 1