Advanced bridge camera with remarkable reach. The powerful NIKKOR 26x wideangle zoom lens offers outstanding compositional freedom and features Extra-low Dispersion (ED) lens glass to ensure crisp results whether you shoot wide-angle or super-telephoto. The ability to capture full (1080p) high-definition movies in stereo sound, and use the optical zoom and autofocus functions during recording, enables superior-quality video and extends the options for shooting movies from a distance. The back illuminated CMOS sensor and HDR mode offer increased sensitivity and superior results when shooting in dimly lit conditions. The COOLPIX P100 – covers all the angles, day or night.

This camera is available in black.

NIKKOR wideangle 26x zoom lens

Back illuminated 10.3 megapixel CMOS image sensor

Full 1080p HD movie recording with stereo sound

High Dynamic Range (HDR) mode

Key features

NIKKOR wideangle 26x zoom lens with ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass with super-telephoto capability, offers outstanding precision, sharp resolution and crisp results (35mm equivalent: 26 - 678mm).

Backlight illuminated CMOS sensor: increases the amount of light that each pixel receives, improving sensitivity and reducing noise when shooting in low-light.

10.3 megapixel resolution lets you capture outstandingly detailed images and produce stunningly sharp enlargements.

HDR (High Dynamic Range) imaging: merges two different exposures of the same scene to create an image with a range of tonal detail that could not be captured in a single shot.

Multiple exposure function for superior results when shooting (handheld movies) in low-light. Utilizes the camera’s high-speed shooting performance to combine eight consecutive shots into a single high-quality image.

Full 1080p high-definition (HD) movie recording and built-in stereo microphone: capture all the action, day or night, in stereo sound at an impressive 30 frames per second. Optical zoom and autofocus are available during recording and a dedicated video record button eases operation.

Generous 7.5 cm (3-inch) high resolution (460K-dot) vari-angle LCD monitor: can be tilted up by as much as 90 degrees, or down by as much as 82 degrees. With anti-reflection coating.

High-speed continuous shooting with pre-shooting cache: shoot up to 25 continuous shots at 15 frames per second. Gives the option to record up to 5 frames before releasing the shutter fully - so you never have to worry about being a second too late again.

5x anti-blur automatically counters blurred images in five different ways.

Combined Sensor-shift and electronic Vibration Reduction reduces the effect of camera shake and can be set simultaneously for additional protection.

High ISO (3200 at full size) light sensitivity reduces the risk of blurred images with fast-moving subjects or in low-light. Motion detection compensates for camera and subject movement.

Best Shot Selector (BSS) automatically selects the sharpest of up to 10 sequential shots.

Exposure Modes (P/S/A/M) for greater creative control. Programmed Auto (P), Shutter-priority Auto (S), Aperture-priority Auto (A) and Manual (M).

EXPEED image processing system for optimum performance and maximum image quality.

Electronic viewfinder helps you frame images accurately throughout the entire zoom range and enables sharp, steady shooting, even in bright sunlight.

HDMI mini connector enables connection to high-definition TV displays.

USB and AC compatible: can be charged using the USB socket on your computer or via a regular power outlet using the included AC adapter.

Smart portrait system: advanced automatic features for perfect portraits. Smile Timer takes the shot when your chosen subject smiles. Blink Proof alerts you when someone had their eyes closed. Advanced Face Priority AF with in-camera Red-eye Fix lets you quickly detect and focus accurately on up to 12 faces in the frame, and corrects false eye color due to flash the instant you take the shot.

Scene Auto Selector selects the optimum Scene mode for popular photographic situations.

17 scene modes including Handheld night shooting, Night Portrait and Night Landscape offer optimized settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations.

Macro mode lets you get as close as 1 cm to a subject and capture minute details with crystal clear clarity.

Traditional-design ergonomics aid purposeful photography by combining secure, stable operation, with manual control, advanced functions and precision optics.


Technical Specifications

Effective pixels10.3 million
Image sensor1/2.3 type CMOS; total pixels: approx. 10.6 million
Lens26x zoom NIKKOR; 4.6-120mm (equivalent with 35mm [135] format picture angle: 26-678mm); f/2.8-5; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm [135] format picture angle: 2712mm)
Focus range (from lens)50 cm (1 ft. 8 in.) to infinity (∞), Macro mode: 1 cm (0.4 in.) to infinity (∞)
Monitor7.5 cm (3-in)., approx. 460k-dot, vari-angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating, Electronic Viewfinder, 0.24-in., approx. 230k-dot
Storage mediaInternal memory (approx. 43 MB), SD memory cards1
Image size (pixels)3648 x 2736 (10M), 3264 x 2448 (8M), 2592 x 1944 (5M), 2048 x 1536 (3M), 1600 x 1200 (2M), 1280 x 960 (1M), 1024×768 (PC), 640 x 480 (VGA), 3648 x 2432 (3:2), 3584 x 2016 (16:9), 2736 x 2736 (1:1)
Vibration ReductionCombination of image-sensor shift and electronic VR (still pictures) Electronic (movies)
ISO sensitivityISO 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Auto (auto gain from ISO 160 to 800), High ISO Sensitivity auto (ISO 160 to 1600), Fixed range auto (ISO 160-200, 160-400)
InterfaceHi-Speed USB
Power sourcesRechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (supplied), Charging AC Adapter EH-68P/EH-68P (AR) (supplied), AC Adapter EH-62A (optional), Battery Charger MH-61 (optional)
Battery life2Approx. 250 shots with EN-EL5 battery
Dimensions (WxHxD)Approx. 114.4 x 82.7 x 98.6 mm (4.5 x 3.3 x 3.9 in.) excluding projections3
WeightApprox. 481 g (17.0 oz.) with battery and SD memory card3
Supplied accessories4Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5, Charging AC Adapter EH-68P/EH-68P (AR), USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Strap AN-CP21, Lens Cap LC-CP21, Software Suite CD-ROM
Optional accessoriesAC Adapter EH-62A, Battery Charger MH-61
  1. Not compatible with Multi Media Cards (MMC).
  2. Based on CIPA industry standard for measuring life of camera batteries. Measured at 23°C (73°F); zoom adjusted with each shot, built-in flash fired with every other shot, image mode set to Normal.
  3. Method of noting dimensions and weight is in accordance with CIPA DCG-005-2009 guideline.
  4. Supplied accessories may differ by country or area.