• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 250.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100
  • Nikon Coolpix W300
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Predecessor:   Nikon AW130
AW130 vs W300
Successor: Panasonic ZS200
ZS100 vs ZS200
 
General
Model Number: ZS100 W300
Alternate Model Number(s): TZ100  
Camera Format: EVF Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $699.99 $389.95
Street Price: $397.99 $386.95
Date Available: 2016-03-30 2017-07-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 10.9 oz (309 g)
includes batteries
8.1 oz (231 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.7 in.
(111 x 65 x 44 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.1 in.
(112 x 66 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 100.00 feet (30 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 16.0
Sensor Format: 1 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.41 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.7x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed  
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 70  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.8  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.5  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 559  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3080 (16.9 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 2592 (6.7 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 9.9 7.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​60i/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (120p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (15p/​12.5p)
640x480 (120p/​100p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT 12 elements in 10 groups (5 aspherical elements/9 aspherical surfaces) Zoom-Nikkor VR ED lens; 12 elements in 10 groups with 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 250mm 24 - 120mm
Focal Length (actual): 9.1 - 91mm 4.3 - 21.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - f/8.0; Multistage Iris Diaphragm f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele); Electronically-controlled small aperture (-1 AV), ND filter (-2 AV) selection
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection / Tracking / 49-area / Custom Multi / 1-area / Pinpoint; Eye Sensor AF, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Shutter, Touch Pad AF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, AF+MF, Focus Peaking, One Shot AF (Set the Fn button in custom menu to AF-ON), Low Light AF, Starlight AF Contrast Detection: Face priority, manual with 99 focus areas, center, subject tracking, Target Finding AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.2-inch 1160K-dot equiv., Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 1.26x / 0.46x (35mm equiv.), Eye Sensor  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 386,666 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.46x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.26x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 125 125
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125 - 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISOs); 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto ISO, 125-1600; 3200 and 6400 available in Auto mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature (2-axis adjustable) Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Manual (Custom)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 25 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center-Weighted, Spot 256-segment Matrix, Center-weighted (when digital zoom is below 2x), Spot (when digital zoom is 2x or higher)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing Nightscape, Artistic Nightscape, Glittering Illuminations, Handheld Night Shot, Clear Night Portrait, Soft Image of a Flower, Appetizing Food, Cute Dessert, Freeze Animal Motion, Clear Sports Shot, Monochrome, Panorama; Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters) Portrait, Backlighting, Beach, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Sports, Sunset, Underwater, Multiple Exposure Lighten, Super Lapse Movie, Time Lapse Movie, Special Effects
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2, 5 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red- eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red- eye Reduction, Slow Sync./Red- eye Reduction, Forced Off; Flash Synchro; 1st / 2nd Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.6 - 8.0m (Wide), 0.7 - 3.8m (Tele) Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 5.2 m (1 ft. 8 in. to 17 ft.) [T]: 0.5 to 4.5 m (1 ft. 8 in. to 14 ft.)
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes No
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG  
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Included Memory: No memory included 473.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro-HDMI (Type D) Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro USB
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 9.9 7.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 5
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.5  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 14  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 9.5  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 12  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.10 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.11 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.054 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.63 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.026 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.3 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.6 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.8 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots 280 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 260 shots  
Battery Life, Video:   60 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: None; SILKYPIX Developer Studio is available for download at the Ichikawa Soft Laboratory website  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in silver or black. Waterproof (100ft/30m), freezeproof (14F/-10C), dustproof and shockproof (7.9ft/2.4m). Available in orange, yellow or black.