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Advantages of the Nikon D7100

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
950 shots vs 360 shots
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More than 2.5x more shots per battery charge
Size
Significantly smaller
136×107×76 mm vs 137×99×131 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,229k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Viewfinder size
Significantly larger viewfinder
0.61x vs 0.26x
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More than 5.5x larger viewfinder
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Storage slots
Has more storage slots
2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Thickness
Significantly thinner
3" vs 5.1"
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More than 40% thinner
True resolution
Higher true resolution
24 MP vs 20.9 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Weight
Lighter
675 g vs 780 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ1000

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
120 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
12 fps vs 6 fps
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2x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The DMC-FZ1000's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$492.19 vs $708.89
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The best price we've seen is $217 cheaper (more than 30% less)
Fastest shutter speed
Slightly faster max shutter speed
1/16000s vs 1/8000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              External mic jack Have external mic jacks Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Supports 24p 24p support Help
              For that film look
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              External flash not needed
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              D7100Pentaprism
              DMC-FZ1000Digital
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              D71001/8000s
              DMC-FZ10001/16000s
              Common Weaknesses
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              D71001080p @ 60fps
              DMC-FZ1000UHD @ 25fps
              Weight Heavy Help
              D7100675 g
              DMC-FZ1000780 g
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              D71003"
              DMC-FZ10005.1"
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              D71006,400 ISO
              DMC-FZ100012,800 ISO
              Size Large Help
              D7100136×107×76 mm
              DMC-FZ1000137×99×131 mm

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              Nikon D7100
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