Nikon D610

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Nikon D610

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Nikon D7100

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Nikon D7100

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D610

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,980 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
94.0
Great color depth
Color depth
25.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.2 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
205 lenses
 

differences

Advantages of the Nikon D610

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Low light performance
Much lower noise at high ISO
2,980 ISO vs 1,256 ISO
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The D610 has excellent image quality 1.2 f-stops higher ISO than the D7100
Overall image quality
Better image quality
94.0 vs 83.0
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More than 10% better image quality
Sensor size
Much larger sensor
Full frame 35.9x24.0mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
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Around 2.5x larger sensor
Viewfinder size
Significantly larger viewfinder
0.70x vs 0.61x
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Around 30% larger viewfinder
Color depth
Better color depth
25.1 bits vs 24.2 bits
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Distinguishes 0.9 more bits of color
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
14.2 EV vs 13.7 EV
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0.5 f-stops more dynamic range
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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
Lens availability
Significantly more lenses available
205 lenses vs 152 lenses
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More than 30% more lenses available
Focus points
More focus points
51 vs 39
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Cross type focus points
More cross-type focus points
15 vs 9
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Grab focus in difficult situations
Size
Smaller
136x107x76 mm vs 141x113x82 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
3" vs 3.2"
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Around 10% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Shutter lag
Slightly less shutter lag
251 ms vs 260 ms
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Cheaper
$895.92 vs $1,496.95
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The best price we've seen is $601 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Weight
Lighter
675 g vs 760 g
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More than 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3.2"
              Dynamic range Good dynamic range Help
              D610:14.2 EV
              D7100:13.7 EV
              Startup delay Minimal startup delay Help
              300 ms startup delay
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              D610:24.2 MP
              D7100:24 MP
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
              Pentaprism
              Focus points Many focus points Help
              D610:39
              D7100:51
              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%
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              6,400 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $697 body only

              $599 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 body only

              $1,129 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Storage slots Has fewer storage slots
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $679 with 18-55mm lens

              Weight Is slightly heavier
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon D750

              Nikon D750

              Pro DSLR

              $2,149 - $2,997 body only

              $2,997 with 24-120mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon EOS 6D

              Canon EOS 6D

              Pro DSLR

              $1,519 - $1,899 body only

              $2,399 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly higher boost light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
              Nikon D600

              Nikon D600

              Pro DSLR

              $1,373 body only

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon EOS 7D Mark II

              Canon EOS 7D Mark II

              Pro DSLR

              $1,799 body only

              $2,149 with 18-135mm lens

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Nikon D610 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon D610.

              Nikon D7100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Nikon D7100.

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