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 P7000

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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7100

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7000

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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

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Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$1,299

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
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Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

$700

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Viewfinder No viewfinder
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Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$1,045

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly larger

Nikon Coolpix P7000 Competitors

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Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$639 - $697

Zoom Much more zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Much larger
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Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$490 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$530

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support

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!