Nikon Coolpix L100 Mega Zoom Camera Review

Bundle and Specifications

The Nikon Coolpix L100 comes with the following accessories included in its retail bundle:

  • Coolpix L100
  • 4 AA alkaline batteries
  • USB Cable
  • Audio/Video Cable
  • Strap
  • Lens Cap
  • Software Suite for COOLPIX CD-ROM

You’ll notice the L100 comes with four alkaline batteries; the camera only accepts alkaline or lithium batteries. The average rechargeable batteries won’t work in the L100. If you want rechargeable batteries for the camera, you’ll need to look into the Nikon EN-MH2-B4 Rechargeable Batteries or the EN-MH2-B4/MH-73 Kit that Nikon offers. 


Image Sensor Type


Sensor Size

1/2.33 inch

Image Area (pixels)

3648 x 2736 (10MP)


3.0 inch TFT LCD with 230,000 dots

ISO Sensitivity

ISO 80 - 3200

Storage Media


Internal Memory

Approximately 44MB

Image Stabilization


Movie Modes

Movie with sound; TV movie (640x480), Small size (320x240)


Hi-speed USB

Lens Specification

15x Optical Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens, f3.5 - f5.4

Focus Range

Approx. 1 ft. 8 in. (50cm) to infinity; Macro close-up mode: 0.4 in. (1cm) to infinity.

Exposure Modes

Auto, Scene, Scene Auto Selector

Scene Modes

Portrait, Night Portrait, Sports, Landscape, Party, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Museum, Fireworks Show, Close Up, Copy, Back Light, Panorama Assist, Food

Battery Type

4-AA Alkaline or Lithium

AC Adapter

EH-67 AC Adapter (optional)

Approx. Dimensions

2.8 x 4.3 x 3.0 inches (HxWxD)

Approx. Weight

12.5 ounces

Other Features

Face Detection (up to 12 faces can be detected), Scene Auto Selector (camera automatically changes up to 6 scene modes to match scene), Motion Detection (camera detects camera shake or subject movement and makes adjustments reduce image blur), Smile Timer, and Blink Warning (camera detects up to 3 smiles and automatically fires shutter while warning you if one or more subjects has blinked)

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