Nikon D7100

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Nikon D7100

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
24.2 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.7 EV
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D70s

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Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

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Advantages of the Nikon D7100

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.2" vs 2.0"
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More than 60% larger screen
Color depth
Better color depth
24.2 bits vs 20.4 bits
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Distinguishes 3.8 more bits of color
Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 60fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Overall image quality
Much better image quality
83.0 vs 50.0
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Around 70% better image quality
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
13.7 EV vs 10.3 EV
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3.4 f-stops more dynamic range
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 130k dots
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Around 9.5x higher resolution screen
Live view
Has live view
Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
24 MP vs 6 MP
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Capture around 4x more detail in your photos
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
1,256 ISO vs 529 ISO
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The D7100 has excellent image quality 1.2 f-stops higher ISO than the D70s
Viewfinder size
Significantly larger viewfinder
0.61x vs 0.49x
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More than 50% larger viewfinder
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Autofocus
Video autofocus
Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
6 fps vs 3 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Viewfinder coverage
Much better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 95%
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Around 10% better viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder
Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Pentamirror
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Pentaprism viewfinders are typically brighter
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The D7100's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Size
Smaller
136x107x76 mm vs 140x111x78 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Lowest price
Cheaper
$891.92 vs $1,995.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,103 cheaper (2.2x less)
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Thickness
Thinner
3" vs 3.1"
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Almost the same
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              Compared to recent DSLRs

              Common Strengths
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              205 lenses
              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
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/8000 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              D7100:6,400 ISO
              D70s:1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              D7100:APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
              D70s:APS-C 23.7x15.5mm
              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
              Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $625 body only

              $679 - $1,025 with 18-55mm lens

              Weight Is slightly heavier
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon D610

              Nikon D610

              Pro DSLR

              $1,497 - $1,597 body only

              $1,897 - $2,040 with 24-85mm lens

              Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D750

              Nikon D750

              Pro DSLR

              $2,149 - $2,297 body only

              $2,997 with 24-120mm lens

              Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 body only

              $597 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $929 body only

              $900 with 18-55mm lens

              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon D600

              Nikon D600

              Pro DSLR

              $1,345 - $1,373 body only

              $1,550 with 50mm lens

              Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Nikon D7100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Canon EOS 7D Mark II

              Canon EOS 7D Mark II

              Pro DSLR

              $1,799 body only

              $2,149 with 18-135mm lens

              Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,499 body only

              $1,099 - $1,978 with 28-135mm lens

              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range

              Nikon D70s Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D40

              Nikon D40

              Entry-level DSLR

              $452 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Color depth Better color depth
              Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Nikon D70

              Nikon D70

              Pro DSLR

              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon D80

              Nikon D80

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,799 body only

              $545 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
              Nikon D200

              Nikon D200

              Pro DSLR

              $749 body only

              $1,492 with 18-70mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $272 body only

              $390 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Movie format Shoots movies
              Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
              Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed

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