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Advantages of the Nikon D7100

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Movie continuous focus
Continuous video focus
Yes vs No
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Record movies without worrying about focus
Startup delay
Slightly less startup delay
300 ms vs 400 ms
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Around 30% less delay when turning on
Lowest price
Cheaper
$599.95 vs $789.00
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The best price we've seen is $189 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon D7200

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Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
102,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The D7200's boost ISO is 4 f-stops better
Overall image quality
Better image quality
87.0 vs 83.0
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Almost the same
Shutter lag
Much less shutter lag
173 ms vs 251 ms
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More than 30% less delay when taking photos
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
1,333 ISO vs 1,256 ISO
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The D7200 has a slight edge (0.1 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
14.6 EV vs 13.7 EV
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0.1 f-stops more dynamic range
Color depth
Better color depth
24.5 bits vs 24.2 bits
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Almost the same
Battery life
Longer battery life
1110 shots vs 950 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
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              similarities

              Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Screen resolution Very high resolution screens Help
              D71001,229k dots
              D72001,228k dots
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3.2"
              Low light performance Relatively low noise at high ISO Help
              D71001,256 ISO
              D72001,333 ISO
              Overall image quality Good image quality Help
              D710083.0
              D720087.0
              Color depth Good color depth Help
              D710024.2 bits
              D720024.5 bits
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 60fps
              Focus points Lots of focus points Help
              51
              Dynamic range Good dynamic range Help
              D710013.7 EV
              D720014.6 EV
              Viewfinder size Above average viewfinder size Help
              0.61x
              Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
              Shoot in extreme weather
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              D7100950 shots
              D72001110 shots
              Viewfinder Both have pentaprism viewfinders Help
              Pentaprism
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              230 lenses
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Startup delay Minimal startup delay Help
              D7100300 ms
              D7200400 ms
              Storage slots Multiple storage slots Help
              2
              Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
              100%
              Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
              Autofocuses with more lenses
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/8000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              675 g
              Size Large Help
              Professional size (136×107×76 mm)
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              Avatar for Shaheeb Kechery Shaheeb Kechery (9:56 AM, January 01, 2017)
              does 7200 have face detection during video recording? someone pls reply
               
              Avatar for TD Tırpan TD Tırpan (0:21 PM, September 05, 2016)
              raw degil raw gibi dusuk contrastli iyi renk ve efekt yiyen bir format d7100 çok kontrastli siyahlari neredeyse dip siyah gosteren bir video veriyor
               
              Avatar for Foto Sefa Gmşkanat Foto Sefa Gmşkanat (7:54 PM, September 04, 2016)
              raw video? is it recording raw video?
               
              Avatar for TD Tırpan TD Tırpan (2:24 PM, May 02, 2016)
              d7200 have very good video mods , auto iso in video , raw style video and in camera timelapse also have better iso quality without banding problem