Updated (February 2013): Compare the Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D90

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D90

Winner
Nikon D7100

100

Nikon D90

74

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,229k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.63x
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D7100.
Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.

competitors

Nikon D7100 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$1,448 with 18-135mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,192 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$500 - $549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

discussion

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Ronald (5:19 PM, October 10, 2013)
absolutely yes
 
Tommy c (9:04 PM, October 08, 2013)
Will the d90 lenses fit the d7100
 
Avatar for niko sluzki niko sluzki (4:22 PM, April 27, 2013)
According to Nikon's tech spec http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Nikon-Products/Product/Digital-SLR-Cameras/1513/D7100.html#tab-ProductDetail-ProductTabs-TechSpecs ... the D7100 doesn't do 1080p60, it does 1080i60.