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Nikon D100

alaTest has collected and analysed 926 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and portability. The lens and performance also get good reviews. The sensor and screen get mixed ratings. The viewfinder and exposureget critical comments.

value for money, performance, lens, portability, usability

flash, shutter, software, exposure, viewfinder

We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital SLR Cameras the Nikon D100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Nikon D100

 

Although it carries a high price tag for the consumer digicam world, this responsive, high-quality camera is the most affordable digital SLR currently available.

Great value for a high-quality digital SLR ; fast response time ; incredible battery life

Small optical viewfinder ; LCD doesn't work as a viewfinder

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Nikon's D100 brings SLR within reach

 

The six-megapixel D100 slashes the price of digital SLR photography. Find out why it earned an Editors' Choice.

Great value for a high-quality digital SLR; fast response time; incredible battery life

Small optical viewfinder; LCD doesn't work as a viewfinder

Although it carries a high price tag for the consumer digicam world, this responsive, high-quality camera is the most affordable digital SLR currently available.

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Nikon D100, Canon EOS D60 and SIGMA Lens

 

The cameras look very similar, but their controls are located differently.Thus, if the Canon has the dial above the release button, the Nikon hasit under this button. The lens must be turned clockwise to be attachedto one camera, and counter-clockwise...

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Nikon D100 Digital SLR Review

 

This camera is something of a first for Nikon. It is the only Digital SLR in their range ever to be available new for under 2000. In the past, this area of the market has been dominated by Canon, with their D30 and Fuji, with their S1. However, now...

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Nikon D 100

 

Sturdy and easy to use, this cameras been around a while but still performs solidly. The resolution is good, with good contrast, accurate colour rendition and minimal noise even at higher ISOs.The menu system is well organised but the

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Review of the Nikon D 100 - Digital SLR Reviews

 

With a sophisticated pedigree from Nikon's film SLRs, the D100 certainly looks good on paper...

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Amazon review summary for Nikon D100

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 63 user reviews of Nikon D100 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.6/5 for other Digital SLR Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

lens, portability, value for money, build quality, usability

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nikon D100 Digital Camera [6.1MP] - Body OnlyNikon AF NIKKOR 28mm f/2.8D LensNikon D100 Digital Camera [6.1MP] - Body Only

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"Value for money in durability & performance."

 

I still rely on this camera and more durable than any nikon mount digital camera offered by other manufacturer. Will continue to rely on its durability & performance and no regrets! Highly recommended to anyone if you do not mindits 6.17 mps.

A true work horse & a good performer any time

It;s 6 mps is some what outdated

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A true workhorse and even cheaper now

 

Still the best 6-megapixel digicam. Fast AF and fast 3fps drive. Quality and finish equal to none and very durable. Long battery life with/or without battery pack and capable of delivering quality pictures. Veryreliable and never fails. Comparing with new

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"A true workhorse and even cheaper now"

 

Still the best 6-megapixel digicam. Fast AF and fast 3fps drive. Quality and finish equal to none and very durable. Long battery life with/or without battery pack and capable of delivering quality pictures. Veryreliable and never fails. Comparing with...

Product Specifications

Developed to meet the growing needs of the advanced digital SLR market, Nikon D100 digital SLR camera provides compact and lightweight design, and is loaded with exciting high performance features. Taking its place along side the successful D1H and D1X models, the D100 appeals to customers ranging from advanced amateurs who enjoy both great pictures and the process of making them, to people with needs for photography in their business profession. Nikon D100 features sophisticated digital image control technology. Included among its many advanced features are: CCD with 6.1 effective megapixels, advanced image-processing algorithm, and an enhanced Auto White Balance system. The D100 inherits exclusive, high-performance Nikon features such as 3D Matrix Metering, Five-Area Dynamic Autofocus with Focus Tracking and Lock-on, plus the convenience and performance of a new built-in Speedlight which features D-TTL flash control capability. And of course, D100 provides full compatibility with more than 40 AF Nikkor lenses, as well as numerous other Nikon accessories, including a new Multi Function Battery Pack and a new Nikon Capture 3 software. Capture 3, together with the Multi-Function Battery Pack, will enable remote control of the camera body, and Nikon Electronic File (NEF) format images are available for superior image management and outstanding quality. All of these features are packed in a stylish, com-pact and lightweight body for convenient and comfortable handling. With so many innovations in such a practical design, the Nikon D100 is certain to attract countless new digital SLR users to the world of Nikon digital SLR photography.

Audio Input

Type: None

Cable

AV Cable Type:Video / audio cable

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction:Built-in
Type:Pop-up flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:SLR
Supported Flash Memory:CompactFlash

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.1cm
Height:11.6cm
Weight:0.7kg
Width:14.4cm

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):4.6cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Nikon
Model:D100
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Nikon/Nikon EG

Lens System

Lens for SD:Body only
Type: None

Miscellaneous

Colour:Black

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:15.6 x 23.7mm
Optical Sensor Size (metric):15.6 x 23.7 mm
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:6.1Megapixel

Optical Viewfinder

Type:Fixed eye-level pentaprism

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

ISO (Max):1600
Light Sensitivity:ISO 1000 / ISO 1250 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 250 / ISO 320 / ISO 400 / ISO 500 / ISO 640 / ISO 800
Still Image Format:JPEG / RAW / TIFF
Type:Digital camera

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:Optical
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