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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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 P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

$464

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$1,013

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$530

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$480

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$419 - $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

$389 body only

$399 - $699 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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