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

Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Nikon D5100

Winner
Nikon Coolpix P7100

58

Nikon D5100

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7100

Really small
Size
Mid size (114×77×45 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thin
Thickness
1.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Overall image quality
Great image quality
80.0
Color depth
Great color depth
23.5 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.6 EV
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$420

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$372

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Placeholder

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Aperture Much wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$390 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$478 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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