Updated (August 2011): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Nikon Coolpix P7000

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Nikon Coolpix P7100

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Nikon Coolpix P7000

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7100

In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7000

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P7100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P7000.

competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$420

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$640

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$229 - $235

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Nikon Coolpix P7000 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$640

Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$420

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$271 - $277

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

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Lschmitt2 (3:51 AM, January 16, 2012)
I have now owned my P7000 for almost a year and find it a very useful tool. My other camera's are a Nikon D50 and D90. I was looking for something much lighter and smaller that would take good technical photographs for my engineering practice. The P7000 after making the necessary firmware changes "(v1.2) firmware" has solved most of the outstanding problems. I like being able to update the camera's firmware. While photographing cracks and other defects may not sound exciting it is important when you are trying to explain design and construction issues to clients. The weight and the abilities of the P7000 are just right and camera produces good high quality exposures.

Civil Engineer
 
Hannu108 (6:28 PM, September 16, 2011)
It looks that you got the sensor size of P7100 wrong. It is 1/1.7"—not 1/1.8". You can check it here (under "specifications" tab), for example:


http://www.europe-nikon.com/en_GB/product/digital-cameras/coolpix/performance/coolpix-p7100

cheers!