Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D400

Nikon D7100
Nikon D400

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D400

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8 fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

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differences

Advantages of the Nikon D400

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Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
8 fps vs 6 fps
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More than 30% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Nikon D7100

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.61x vs 0.61x
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Almost the same
Weight
Lighter
675 g vs 800 g
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Around 20% lighter
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent DSLRs

Common Strengths
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3.2"
Lens availability Many lenses available Help
230 lenses
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Focus points Many focus points Help
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Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
Pentaprism
Built-in focus motor Both have a built-in lens focus motor, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Storage slots Multiple storage slots Help
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Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
1/8000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$979 - $1,197 body only

$1,235 - $1,497 with 18-140mm lens

Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$561 - $747 body only

$689 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$720 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,585 - $1,997 body only

$2,125 - $2,697 with 24-120mm lens

Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,174 - $1,497 body only

$1,649 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$430 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Size Is slightly smaller
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,399 - $1,699 body only

$1,679 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Weight Is slightly heavier
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

Nikon D400 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon D400.

Nikon D7100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$799 - $999 body only

$919 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$480 - $647 body only

$549 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS Has a GPS
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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