Updated (September, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P7800 vs Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7700 vs Nikon Coolpix P7000

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P7700

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Nikon Coolpix P7000

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7700

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1800 ms startup delay
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7000

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
210 ms shutter lag
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P7700. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P7000.

differences

Advantages of the Nikon P7700

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the P7700's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Overall image quality
Significantly better image quality
53.0 vs 39.0
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Around 40% better image quality
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.7 EV vs 10.8 EV
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0.9 f-stops more dynamic range
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 24fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Startup delay
Much less startup delay
1800 ms vs 2900 ms
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Around 40% less delay when turning on
Color depth
Better color depth
21.1 bits vs 19.1 bits
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Distinguishes 2 more bits of color
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
8 fps vs 1.3 fps
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More than 6x faster continuous shooting
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Low light performance
Slightly lower noise at high ISO
191 ISO vs 147 ISO
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The P7700 has a slight edge (0.4 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The P7700's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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Advantages of the Nikon P7000

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Shutter lag
Much less shutter lag
210 ms vs 421 ms
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2x less delay when taking photos
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
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Almost the same
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
350 shots vs 330 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Size
Slightly smaller
114x77x44 mm vs 119x73x51 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
310 g vs 392 g
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More than 20% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$389.00 vs $508.59
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The best price we've seen is $120 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.8" vs 2"
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More than 10% thinner
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent pro digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              921k dots
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              P7700f/2.0
              P7000f/2.8
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              P77001/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              P70001/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
              Longest exposure Very long exposure times Help
              60 seconds
              Fastest shutter speed Very fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/4000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              P7700$508.59
              P7000$389.00
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              P7700191 ISO
              P7000147 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              7.1x
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              P770053.0
              P700039.0

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              P77006,400 ISO
              P70003,200 ISO
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              P770011.7 EV
              P700010.8 EV
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              P770021.1 bits
              P700019.1 bits
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              P77001/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              P70001/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Nikon Coolpix P7800

              Pro digicam

              $547

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $991

              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $399

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $783

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Pro digicam

              $335

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash

              Nikon Coolpix P7700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328 - $398

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Startup delay Much more startup delay
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

              Nikon Coolpix P7000 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G11

              Canon PowerShot G11

              Pro digicam

              $624

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Supports 24p No 24p support

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