Backside illuminated sensor performs well, Reasonably light, Nice ridge and rubber for grip on the front, Manually released pop-up flash, 18x lens ranges from 25-450mm, Sensor-shift image stabilization (for stills), Full HD movie mode.
Fast shooting performance; wide and long lens in a pocketable body; useful and fun shooting modes.
Excellent image quality. Impressive light performance.
Overall good image quality, Low shutterlag
Very good macro capabilities, Large array of useful and creative scene modes, Incamera editing features improve lowlight shots, Extremely easy to use, Excellent performance for the price.
No GPS, Lacks manual exposure control, Effects filters are a bit tired, No stabilisation for movies.
Noticeable chromatic aberration and flare in some shots, Connector / charging port on the bottom requires that you lay camera flat on a table, Movie button difficult to press.
Lack of manual controls and RAW, slow start up.
Images not super sharp at full zoom, Few manual adjustments (forget aperture, shutter speed).
Photo and video quality soft at high ISOs and in low-light conditions; lacks auto picture rotation.
Average HD Video.
No RAW shooting mode, No manual controls.
Slightly slow telephoto focusing, Some purple fringing, some vignetting.
By PC Pro on January 13, 2012
Great performance, great image quality, a huge zoom and an intuitive interface make this the king of point-and-shoot compacts...100
By TechRadar on September 15, 2011
Slim compact digital cameras with a large zoom lens were first made popular by Panasonic's TZ range of cameras, including the recent Panasonic TZ20 and its 16x zoom lens. The Nikon Coolpix S9100's design is very similar, with the lens to one...60
By The Digital Camera Resource Page on September 11, 2011
The Nikon Coolpix S9100 ($329) is a compact camera that packs a whopping 18X zoom into a remarkably small package. Other features include a 12.1 Megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, optical image stabilization, a high res LCD, Full HD video...-
By Camera Labs on August 01, 2011
Nikon COOLPIX S9100 verdict The Nikon COOLPIX S9100 is a compact super-zoom with an impressive 18x optical zoom range. In that respect it's well out in front of the competition, with the Panasonic Lumix TZ20 / ZS10 and Sony Cyber-shot HX9V offering...80
By itreviews.com on July 29, 2011
The Nikon COOLPIX S9100 is a sturdily built compact digital camera with a smooth action and relatively blur-free 18x digital zoom, highly detailed LCD, good quality imagery and 1080p HD movies....80
By The Imaging Resource on July 19, 2011
The Coolpix S9100 is one of the most attractive compact digicams we've seen, featuring high-grade controls and a soft front panel with a raised finger hold that serves as a excellent grip. With an 18x optical zoom range that starts at a very wide...-
By HardwareZone.com on July 15, 2011
For casual shooters and frequent travellers, some times all you need is a compact camera. Something small, and light that hopefully won’t break your back or neck after walking for a few hours. But then again, we always wished our compacts had that...-
By Macworld UK on July 07, 2011
The sleek S9100 packs in a best-on-test 18x optical zoom, equivalent to 25-450mm in 35mm terms. Like the Casio, it’s supported by sensor shift anti-shake to avoid blur when shooting towards maximum zoom and in lower light, and it largely works...100
By Stuff.tv on July 01, 2011
Experienced snappers might crave more flexibility, but as a classy compact super-zoom it’s hard to beat...100
By Expert Reviews on June 11, 2011
A compact ultra-zoom camera that copes well in low light is a rare treat; excellent videos and a superb screen round it out nicely...100