Nikon Coolpix S9100

  • Nikon Coolpix S9100
79
Based on 40 scores, 55 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    5
  • Good:
    27
  • Average:
    6
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • 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.

Cons:

  • 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.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Pro on 100

Great performance, great image quality, a huge zoom and an intuitive interface make this the king of point-and-shoot compacts...

By TechRadar on 60

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...

By The Digital Camera Resource Page on

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 80

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...

By itreviews.com on 80

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....

By The Imaging Resource on

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

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 100

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...

By Stuff.tv on 100

Experienced snappers might crave more flexibility, but as a classy compact super-zoom it’s hard to beat...

By Expert Reviews on 100

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...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 80

Packed full of features for the beginner, a few more manual modes would make this a top camera. It takes great images, is easy to use and looks stylish too Overall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features and tecniques....

By What Digital Camera on 82

There's no escaping that the COOLPIX S9100 is a well specified compact camera that will gather admires in the compact world. However, it falls down in certain departments. The lack of manual control and Raw capture hint...

By LetsGoDigital on

The stylish Nikon Coolpix S9100 digital camera was introduced at the start of this year in Japan, during the CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show. The 12.1 megapixel Nikon Coolpix S9100 is at the top of Nikon’s stylish camera series and is the...

By Steves Digicams on

Nikon's new CoolPix S9100 is a powerful new compact digicam featuring a 12.1-Megapixel Backside Illuminated CMOS imaging sensor, 18x wide optical zoom, ultra high resolution 3-inch LCD display and their new Expeed C2 processing engine. This new...

By Digital Trends on 75

The Nikon S9100 is definitely worth putting in your pocket on your next trip, as its pluses definitely outweigh the minuses. Just don’t expect perfection....

By DigitalCameraReview on 80

The S9100 features some nice new innovations and a great 18x optic, but it doesn't solve the low-light problems that plague just about every compact point-and-shoot on the...

By Digital Photography School on

I make no apologies for reviewing this humble compact digicam – the Nikon Coolpix S9100 – in amongst the heavy hitting DSLRs and maxi-zoom models. Why?‘Cos it has a few features the DSLRs do not have.Nikon Coolpix S9100 FeaturesTo...

By Smarthouse on 80

The focal range here is the S9100's biggest selling point, and indeed is impressive from a camera that can (just about) be squeezed into the pocket of your jeans. It boasts a wide angle 25mm to 450mm in 35mm film terms, which offers plenty of scope...

By Channel News Australia on 80

Nikon has packed a whopping zoom into a slender package with its Coolpix S9100. But can it deliver in the travel zoom competition stakes?The focal range here is the S9100's biggest selling point, and indeed is impressive from a camera that can (just...

By CNET Asia on 78

Nikon produces another solid point-and-shoot compact megazoom with the Coolpix S9100 by offering fast performance, good photos, and an excellent feature-to-price ratio....