Summary Nikon P7100

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#n/a of 4
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 10
Specifications Key specs
Help 7.1x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Nikon Coolpix P7100Nikon Coolpix P7100


Nikon has replaced the Coolpix P7100 with the P7700.

Nikon Coolpix P7700
Nikon Coolpix P7700 announced August 2012
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Aperture Significantly wider aperture

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The Nikon P7100 vs other recent digicams

Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Macro focus Good macro Help
2.0 cm
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
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The Nikon P7100 vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Battery life Above average battery life Help
350 shots


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The Nikon P7100 vs other recent digicams

Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.7 EV
Announced Old Help
August 2011
Zoom Below average zoom Help
Color depth Little color depth Help
19.4 bits
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Popularity Not so popular Help
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The Nikon P7100 vs other recent pro digicams

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.49x5.52mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.3 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Screen type Screen type Help
Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
165 ISO
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor type Sensor type Help




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Nikon Coolpix P7100
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Lafkenmapu (2:32 AM, April 02, 2012)
hi, ho knows if its posible to rec sound on a saved photo with p7100? how long this record can be? thanks
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (1:42 PM, March 22, 2012)
Sorry about that, we will fix that up soon
Dbdesign (4:03 AM, March 22, 2012)
It also has HDR in-camera under a sub-menu to the Backlighting Scene mode
Dbdesign (3:49 AM, March 22, 2012)
It DOES have in-camera bracketing for HDR !!
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (3:25 PM, February 13, 2012)
Oops, thanks for pointing that out, we will fix that up soon. 
Rxbot2 (8:37 AM, February 12, 2012)
According to my manual sensor is 1/1,7 you have it as 1/1.8. I Like the 28-200mm equivalant lens and built in ND filter and all the manual controls.
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:53 AM, November 18, 2011)
Hi Rich, thanks for pointing out that mistake, we'll have that updated shortly!
Richk491 (11:45 PM, November 17, 2011)
According to Nikon, the weight of the 7100 is 395 grams, i.e. 45 grams heavier or 13% heavier than the Fujifilm x10.