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
Thin
Thickness
1.8"
Light-weight
Weight
395 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus 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

$900

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly larger
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$397 - $448

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$424

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$465 body only

$379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$413 body only

$450 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

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

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