Updated (August, 2012): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P7700 vs Ricoh Caplio GX200

Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Ricoh Caplio GX200

Nikon Coolpix P7100
Ricoh Caplio GX200

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P7100

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1900 ms startup delay
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
281 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Ricoh Caplio GX200

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact (112×58×25 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
260 g

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

Advantages of the Nikon P7100

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External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The P7100's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Ricoh GX200

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.5 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the GX200's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
112×58×25 mm vs 114×77×45 mm
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2.4x smaller
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
180s vs 60s
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3x longer exposures
Weight
Lighter
260 g vs 395 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.8"
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More than 40% thinner
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Wide aperture Help
P7100f/2.8
GX200f/2.5
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
P7100Tunnel
GX200Digital
Longest exposure Very long exposure times Help
P710060s
GX200180s
Common Weaknesses
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
P71006,400 ISO
GX200None
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
P71003,200 ISO
GX2001,600 ISO
Movie format Poor movies Help
P7100720p @ 30fps
GX200480p @ 30fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
P71007.1x
GX2003x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
P71002.0 cm
GX2001.0 cm
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
P7100f/2.8
GX200f/2.5
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
P71001/1.8" 7.49x5.52mm
GX2001/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$982

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$350 - $448

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$589

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$200

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$325

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$375

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$500 - $547

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Size Slightly larger
Lowest price More expensive
Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

$512

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
3D Takes 3D photos
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$780

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$600

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Startup delay Much more startup delay

Ricoh Caplio GX200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus VH-210

Olympus VH-210

Compact

$106

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports RAW No RAW support
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Ricoh GR Digital II

Ricoh GR Digital II

Pro digicam

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Ricoh GR Digital III

Ricoh GR Digital III

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Ricoh Caplio GX100

Ricoh Caplio GX100

Pro digicam

$885

Screen size Smaller screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Ricoh GR Digital IV

Ricoh GR Digital IV

Pro digicam

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
True resolution Lower true resolution

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