LCD and Viewfinder
Canon N100 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 922k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
N100 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Fujifilm X30 (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Canon N100 can shoot continuously at max speed of Unknown and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
Unfortunately N100 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Canon N100 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from.
Canon N100 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon N100, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1280 x 720 at 30 fps and save in and H.264 formats. 1280 x 720 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution .
N100 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Canon N100 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon N100 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( 802.11 b/g/n with NFC) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection. With its NFC feature, N100 can communicate with devices such as smartphones which are also equipped with this technology by simply touching each other.
You can connect N100 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Canon N100 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 330 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, Canon N100 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Compact Cameras
Fujifilm X30 with its 470shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Canon N100 vs Fujifilm X30 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Canon N100 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Canon N100 is $349.00