Nikon D7100 vs Sony A7S

Winner
Nikon D7100

74

Sony A7S

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D7100

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
230 lenses
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Sony A7S

Size
Really small
Standard size (127×94×48 mm)
Light sensitivity
High ISO
409,600 ISO
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Thickness
Thin
1.9"

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competitors

Nikon D7100 Competitors

Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$468 - $597 body only

$500 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

Sony A7S Competitors

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Sony a7 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,876 - $1,998 body only

$2,116 - $2,198 with 28-70mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony A7R

Sony A7R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,604 body only

$2,148 with 35mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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