Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700

Portability
96
Imaging
48
Features
29
Overall
40
Nikon Coolpix A100 front
 
Samsung ST700 front
Portability
99
Imaging
40
Features
22
Overall
32

Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 Key Specs

Nikon A100
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Bump to 3200)
  • Digital Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 26-130mm (F3.2-6.5) lens
  • 119g - 95 x 59 x 20mm
  • Launched January 2016
Samsung ST700
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 0 - 0
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • ()mm (F) lens
  • n/ag - 99 x 55 x 20mm
  • Revealed January 2011
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Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 Overview

Here, we are contrasting the Nikon A100 and Samsung ST700, both Ultracompact digital cameras by companies Nikon and Samsung. There exists a crucial gap between the sensor resolutions of the A100 (20MP) and ST700 (16MP) but both cameras boast the identical sensor size (1/2.3").

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The A100 was launched 5 years later than the ST700 and that is quite a serious gap as far as technology is concerned. Both of the cameras feature the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before we go right into a in-depth comparison, here is a concise introduction of how the A100 scores against the ST700 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Nikon A100 over the Samsung ST700

 A100 ST700 
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Reasons to pick Samsung ST700 over the Nikon A100

 ST700 A100 
Display size3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Common features in the Nikon A100 and Samsung ST700

 A100 ST700 
Manually focus No manual focusing
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display resolution230k230kIdentical display resolution
Selfie screen No selfie screen

Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 Physical Comparison

When you are going to carry your camera, you'll need to think about its weight and measurements. The Nikon A100 provides exterior dimensions of 95mm x 59mm x 20mm (3.7" x 2.3" x 0.8") and a weight of 119 grams (0.26 lbs) whilst the Samsung ST700 has proportions of 99mm x 55mm x 20mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.8") accompanied by a weight of n/a grams (0.00 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you have attached during that time. Following is a front view proportions comparison of the A100 against the ST700.

Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the A100 and ST700 is 96 and 99 respectively.

Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 top view buttons comparison

Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it is very hard to imagine the gap between sensor sizing simply by reviewing specs. The photograph here will help provide you a much better sense of the sensor dimensions in the A100 and ST700.

As you can plainly see, both of those cameras come with the identical sensor size but different megapixels. You should anticipate the Nikon A100 to offer extra detail utilizing its extra 4MP. Greater resolution will also let you crop photos a good deal more aggressively. The fresher A100 should have an advantage in sensor innovation.

Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 sensor size comparison

Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon A100 Portrait photography features
Samsung ST700 Portrait photography features
40
MP count decent (20MP)
features face detect autofocus
manual focus not available
manual mode not available
can't use external flash
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
30
resolution is good (16MP)
no manual focus
no manual exposure
no external flash support
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Street Comparison

Nikon A100 as a Street photography camera
Samsung ST700 as a Street photography camera
60
image stabilization (Digital)
screen is fixed
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
50
fixed screen
lack of image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
low maximum ISO (0)
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Sports Comparison

Nikon A100 Sports photography factors
Samsung ST700 Sports photography factors
49
image stabilization (Digital)
MP count decent (20 megapixels)
features tracking focus
better than average battery (250 per charge)
very slow continuous shooting (1.1 frames per second)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
28
resolution is good (16MP)
can't change focal length (()mm)
no shutter priority
lack of image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Nikon A100 Travel photography highlights
Samsung ST700 Travel photography highlights
70
better than average battery (250 CIPA)
MP count decent (20 megapixels)
built-in flash
pretty wide (26mm)
missing Time Lapse recording
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
71
resolution is good (16MP)
has built in flash
good maximum aperture (f)
does not have Timelapse function
display isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Nikon A100 Landscape photography advice
Samsung ST700 Landscape photography advice
45
pretty wide (26mm)
image stabilization (Digital)
MP count decent (20 megapixels)
better than average battery (250 per charge)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
screen is somewhat small (2.7")
manual mode not available
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
missing Time Lapse recording
38
good maximum aperture (f)
screen is a good size (3")
resolution is good (16MP)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
can't change focal length (()mm)
no manual exposure
lack of image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
low maximum ISO (0)
lacks RAW support
does not have Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Nikon A100 Vlogging advice
Samsung ST700 Vlogging advice
32
pretty wide (26mm)
image stabilization (Digital)
features face detect autofocus
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
low quality video (1280 x 720 pixels)
missing mic jack
30
good maximum aperture (f)
touch screen
display isn't selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
video resolution low (1280 x 720 pxls)
does not have external microphone jack
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Nikon A100 vs Samsung ST700 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon A100 and Samsung ST700
 Nikon Coolpix A100Samsung ST700
General Information
Company Nikon Samsung
Model Nikon Coolpix A100 Samsung ST700
Type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Launched 2016-01-14 2011-01-05
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.16 x 4.62mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.5mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3 and 16:9 -
Full resolution 5152 x 3864 4608 x 3456
Max native ISO 1600 -
Max boosted ISO 3200 -
Lowest native ISO 80 -
RAW files
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 26-130mm (5.0x) ()
Largest aperture f/3.2-6.5 -
Macro focus distance 10cm -
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 2.7 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 230 thousand dot 230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 4 secs 8 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 1.1 frames/s -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 4.00 m (at Auto ISO) -
Flash options Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, off, fill flash, slow sync -
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30p) 1280 x 720
Max video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video data format Motion JPEG -
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) none
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 119 grams (0.26 pounds) -
Physical dimensions 95 x 59 x 20mm (3.7" x 2.3" x 0.8") 99 x 55 x 20mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 250 photographs -
Style of battery Battery Pack -
Battery model EN-EL19 -
Self timer Yes -
Time lapse recording
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal -
Storage slots One One
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