General

Nikon Coolpix S9700 Nikon D5100
Brand
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Nikon Nikon
Lowest price
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$469.99 $372.11
Announced
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February 2014 April 2011

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm n/a
Crop factor
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n/a 1.5x
Megapixels
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16 MP 16.1 MP
Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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6,400 ISO 25,600 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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n/a Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.7 MP 16.1 MP
Native resolution
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4616 × 3464 4928 × 3264
Pixel size
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1.8 µm² 22.9 µm²

Screen

Type
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OLED LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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921k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No Yes
Live view
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n/a Yes

Lens

Zoom
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30x n/a
Wide angle
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25 mm n/a
Telephoto
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750 mm n/a
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.7 n/a
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/6.4 n/a
Macro focus
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1.0 cm n/a

Form factor

Size
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110×64×35 mm 127×97×79 mm
Depth
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1.4" 3.1"
Weight
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232 g 560 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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n/a No
Built-in focus motor
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n/a No

Viewfinder

Type
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None Pentamirror
Viewfinder size
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n/a 0.51x
Coverage
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n/a 95%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No Yes
High-speed framerate
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240 fps None
External mic jack
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No Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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n/a Yes
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 240fps
  2. 480p @ 25fps
  3. 480p @ 30fps
  4. 480p @ 120fps
  5. 960 x 540 @ 30fps
  6. 720p @ 25fps
  7. 720p @ 30fps
  8. 720p @ 50fps
  9. 720p @ 60fps
  10. 1080p @ 15fps
  11. 1080p @ 25fps
  12. 1080p @ 30fps
  1. 640 x 424 @ 24fps
  2. 720p @ 24fps
  3. 720p @ 30fps
  4. 1080p @ 24fps
  5. 1080p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes No
HDR
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No Yes
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
None
Supports RAW
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No Yes
GPS
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Yes No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown 500 ms
Shutter lag
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Unknown 273 ms
Battery life
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300 shots 660 shots
Continuous shooting
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6.9 fps 4 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Phase detection
Focus points
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99 11
Cross type focus points
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Unknown 1

Shutter

Max
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1/2000s 1/4000s
Min
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8s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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No Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

Lenses

Lens availability
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n/a 230 lenses
Lens mount
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n/a Nikon F

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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Unknown 80.0
Color depth
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Unknown 23.5 bits
Dynamic range
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Unknown 13.6 EV
Low light performance
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Unknown 1,183 ISO
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