Take family photography to a new level of fun with the easy-to-use COOLPIX W100. Waterproof to a depth of 10m*1, shockproof to a drop of 1.8m*2, cold-resistant down to -10°*3 and dustproof*4, bring it anywhere and capture of all your family’s memorable moments with a simple click of a button. With Snapbridge, stay constantly connected and share the joy with your friends and loved ones no matter where you are.
Share your best shots with SnapBridge, a new feature that automatically downloads your images to your smart device via a constant Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connection. Once SnapBridge application is installed, you can easily activate the camera’s built-in Wi-Fi*8 for wireless image transfer on compatible smart devices by using the SnapBridge application. BLE maintains constant connection with minimal power, so you can continue shooting and sharing without draining your batteries too quickly. SnapBridge also allows your smart device to access your camera, even when the camera is switched off. It even automatically archives your pictures onto Nikon Image Space*5.
SnapBridge is now available for download on Google Play™ for Android™. For iOS, SnapBridge will be available for download from the summer of 2016 on the App Store®.
Photograph stunning images of your loved ones from any distance, thanks to the 13.2-megapixel CMOS sensor with 3x optical zoom*6 and 6x Dynamic Fine Zoom*7. Whether it’s the kids playing with ocean waves or your friends in a swimming challenge, you can capture these spontaneous moments with the COOLPIX W100’s Target Finding autofocus that automatically focuses on your subject anywhere in the frame. The COOLPIX W100 also features a continuous shot combining technology, which helps produce clear shots, no matter the lighting condition.
Even if it gets wet, left out in the cold or dropped on its side, the COOLPIX W100 keeps on going. Take it on a dive up to 10m*1 underwater, drop it from 1.8m*2, brave the cold down to -10°*3, or bring it with you to the sand dunes*4, capture all of your family’s exciting activities without worry.
Get creative with the COOLPIX W100. With a wide selection of different effects and modes such as Add Cartoon Effects, Stamp, Add Makeup, Add Light Trails, and macro mode, create photos that stand out from the rest.
With its rounded shape and easy-to-use buttons, the COOLPIX W100 is made for everyone, regardless of age. Featuring an approximately 230k-dot, 2.7-inch TFT LCD monitor and an all-new welcome screen that changes depending on the time of the day, it is easy to review your images and memories. If you are worried about accidentally deleting precious photographs, simply activate the Image Lock feature. Weighing only approximately 177g with battery and SD card, the lightweight and compact COOLPIX W100 fits perfectly in the hands of any photographer.
*1 Waterproof: a depth of 10m / 33ft [JIS/IEC protection class 8 equivalent (IPX8: shooting enabled for 60 min underwater at a depth of 10m / 33ft)].
*2 Shockproof: resists a drop of 1.8m / 5.9ft (Passed the NIKON drop testing condition, which is compliant with MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5- Shock).
*3 Cold resistance: down to approx. -10°C (14°F).
*4 Dustproof: JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent.
*5 Register for your Nikon ID to receive unlimited online storage for thumbnail pictures at a resolution of 1920x1080 on NIKON IMAGE SPACE, for free.
*6 Approximately 30mm - 90mm equivalent in 35mm format.
*7 Approximately 180mm equivalent in 35mm format. Magnification of Dynamic Fine Zoom is calculated from the maximum wide-angle position of optical zoom.
*8 The camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used when SnapBridge application is installed on compatible smart devices.
The camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used when SnapBridge application is installed on compatible smart devices.
Android 5.0 or later or 6.0.1 or later
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.
Compact digital camera
13.2 million (Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)
1/3.1-in.type, CMOS, Total pixels: approx.14.17million
NIKKOR lens with 3x optical zoom
4.1 to 12.3mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 30 to 90 mm lens in 35mm  format)
f/3.3, to 5.9
6 elements in 5groups
Digital zoom magnification
Up to 4× (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 360 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Electronic VR (movies)
Motion blur reduction
Electronic VR (still images)
[W]: Approx.5 cm (2 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx.50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, Shoot close-ups, Photograph food, Shoot under water, Mirror, Add a bubble effect, Add a neon effect, Add a cartoon effect, Take soft pictures, Create a diorama effect, Shoot a movie miniature, Highlight colors: Approx., 5 cm (2 in.) (wide-angle position) to infinity (All distances measured from center of front surface of the protective glass)
Center, face detection, target finding AF
6.7cm (2.7-in.) diagonal
Approx. 230k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Frame coverage (shooting mode)
Approx. 96% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)
Approx. 100% horizontal and vertical (compared to actual picture)
SD, SDHC, SDXC, Internal memory (approx. 22 MB)
DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant
Still images: JPEG Voice messages: WAV Movies: MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Image size (pixels)
13 megapixels [4160 x 3120] 4 megapixels [2272 x 1704] 2 megapixels [1600 x 1200]
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
ISO 125 to1600
Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1 EV)
Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
1/2000 to 1s, 25 s (Add light trails in Choose a style is set to Night sky)
10s, smile timer 5s (self-portrait timer)
Electronically-controlled ND filter (–2 AV) selection
2 steps (f/3.3 and f/6.6 [W])
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)
[W]: 0.3 to 3.1 m (1 ft to 10 ft) [T]: 0.6 to 1.7 m (2 ft to 5 ft 6 in.)
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Micro-USB connector, Hi-Speed USB (do not use any USB cable other than the UC-E21) Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)
HDMI output connector
HDMI micro connector (Type D)
IEEE 802.11b/g (standard wireless LAN protocol)
2412 to 2462 MHz (1 to 11 channels)
Open system, WPA2-PSK
Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1
JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under our testing conditions). Capacity to shoot pictures underwater up to a depth of 10 m (32 ft) and for 60 minutes.
JIS/IEC protection class 6 (IP6X) equivalent (under our testing conditions)
Cleared our testing conditions* compliant with MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock
Supported languages for camera menus
Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
One EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included) EH-62G AC Adapter (available separately)
Approx. 1 h 40 min (when using EH-73P/EH-73PCH Charging AC Adapter and when no charge remains)
Battery life of still shooting
Approx. 220 shots# when using EN-EL19*
Battery life of movies (actual battery life for recording)
Approx. 1 h 30 min when using EN-EL19*
1/4 (ISO 1222)
Approx.109.5, x67.0, x38.0mm (4.4, x2.7, x1.5in.), (excluding projections)
Approx.177g (6.3 oz), (including battery and memory card)
–10°C to +40°C (14°F to 104°F) (for land use), 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) (for underwater use)
85% or less (no condensation)
Camera Strap, EN-EL19 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, EH-73P Charging AC Adapter(*), UC-E21 USB Cable, Brush *A plug adapter is included if the camera was purchased in a country or region that requires a plug adapter. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country or region of purchase.
1. All measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines.
1 Dropped from a height of 1.8 m (5.9 ft) onto a surface of 5 cm (1 in.) thick plywood (changes in appearance, such as paint peeling off and deformation of the drop shock portion and waterproof performance are not subject to the test). These tests do not guarantee that the camera will be free from damage or trouble under all conditions.
2 Battery life does not reflect the use of SnapBridge and may vary with the conditions of use, including temperature, the interval between shots, and the length of time that menus and images are displayed.
3 Individual movie files cannot exceed 4 GB in size or 29 minutes in length. Recording may end before this limit is reached if camera temperature becomes elevated.
Nikon will not be held liable for any errors this manual may contain.
The appearance of this product and its specifications are subject to change without notice.
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