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Digital compact/bridge winner

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Verdict

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

Review Date: 13 Jan 2012

Price when reviewed: £150

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Overall Rating
6 stars out of 6

Alternative products

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

This camera does everything, does it brilliantly and at an amazing price. SLR snobs may scoff; for everyone else, it’s a fantastic buy

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Comparison

Product

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
Details
Part Code Lumix DMC-FZ150 VMA771E1 PowerShot S110
Review Date 18 Nov 2011 13 Jan 2012 11 Dec 2012
Price ex VAT £266 £150 £293
Price inc VAT £319 £180 £352
Overall rating 6 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Performance 6 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6
Features & Design 6 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Image quality 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Value for Money 6 stars out of 6 6 stars out of 6 5 stars out of 6
Basic specifications
Camera megapixel rating 12.1mp 12.0mp 12.1mp
Camera screen size 3.0in 3.0in 3.0in
Camera optical zoom range 24x 18x 5x
Camera maximum resolution 4000 x 3000 4,000 x 3,000
Weight and dimensions
Weight 536g 214g 198g
Dimensions 121 x 113 x 80mm (WDH) 103 x 34 x 62mm (WDH) 98.8 x 26.9 x 59mm (WDH)
Battery
Battery type included Lithium-ion Lithium-ion Lithium-ion
Battery life (CIPA standard) 410 shots 270 shots 200 shots
Charger included? yes no yes
Other specifications
Built-in flash? yes yes yes
Aperture range f2.8 - f5.2 f3.5 - f5.9 fUnknown - fUnknown
Camera minimum focus distance 0.01m 0.04m 30.00m
Shortest focal length (35mm equivalent) 25 25 35
Longest focal length (35mm equivalent) 600 450
Minimum (fastest) shutter speed 1/2,000 1/2,000 1/2,000
Maximum (slowest) shutter speed 15s 1s 1s
Bulb exposure mode? no no
RAW recording mode? yes no yes
Exposure compensation range +/- 3EV +/- 2EV +/- 3EV
ISO range 100 - 6400 160 - 3200 80 - 12800
Selectable white balance settings? yes yes yes
Manual/user preset white balane? yes yes
Progam auto mode? yes yes
Shutter priority mode? yes no
Aperture priority mode? yes no yes
Fully auto mode? yes yes yes
Burst frame rate 12.0fps 10.0fps
Exposure bracketing? yes no
White-balance bracketing? no no
Memory-card type SDXC SDXC SD
Viewfinder coverage 100%
LCD resolution 460k 921k 461k
Secondary LCD display? no no
Video/TV output? yes yes yes
Body construction Plastic Metal
Tripod mounting thread? yes yes
Data connector type Proprietary USB micro-USB USB
Manual, software and accessories
Full printed manual? yes
Software supplied PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.3 HD Lite Edition PC-PJTransfer, ViewNX ImageBrowser EX, PhotoStitch
Accessories supplied Shoulder strap, lens hood Wrist strap Soft Case DCC-1900
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