Nikon COOLPIX W100 Yellow

MPN: VQA013E1  |  EAN: 0018208952236  |  Model: COOLPIX W100

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as at 3 May 19 | 6:30 AM CET



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Nikon COOLPIX W100 Yellow - VQA013E1 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)
Landscape Photography
Events 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

As someone who just simply wants to point and shoot, this product just works.

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Nikon COOLPIX W100 will satisfy your needs.

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..


If you're particular about getting the precise white balance or depth of field in a video you're recording, then you won't be looking to settle for anything ordinary. By purchasing the Nikon  COOLPIX W100, you will acquire a device that comes with an exhaustive set of options that you can tweak to your heart's content. 

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.

Nonstop Activity - capture you exploits in vivid colour without worrying too much about this camera handling tough environments. It comes with the usual impact protections ensuring you remain free to focus on the action.

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

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the COOLPIX W100 is an easy recommendation for this.

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Nikon  COOLPIX W100 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Nikon  COOLPIX W100 for aquatic photos is a treat.

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

During wet weather, not all cameras can cope with the odd splash or two. Fortunately, this device from Nikon  is sufficiently resistant to water to protect it from rain and drizzles.

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.

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.

Since this camera is certified as dust-proof, it does gives it at an added advantage over regular cameras. This way you can be rest assured the COOLPIX W100 will cater for your outdoor needs.


It's an eye-catching package with a bright and refreshing look about it. It could even play the role of an accessory to compliment a specific sense of style.

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Technical Specifications

Nikon COOLPIX W100 Yellow - VQA013E1 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 Yellow
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
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Modes Manual
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
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 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