Updated (August 2011): Compare the Nikon D5100 vs Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Nikon D5100

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Nikon Coolpix P7100

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Nikon D5100

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7100

Really small
Size
Mid size (114×77×45 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
1.8"
Light-weight
Weight
395 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P7100.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$450 body only

True resolution Higher true resolution
Size Slightly smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

True resolution Higher true resolution
Focus points Slightly more focus points
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

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