Updated (August 2011): Compare the Nikon Coolpix P7100 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 HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

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"
Longest exposure
Long exposures
180 seconds

Items often bought with the Nikon P7100 or Ricoh GX200

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P7100.
Explore our gallery of 21 sample photos taken by the Ricoh Caplio GX200.

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
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
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
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$389.00 vs $1,130.00
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The best price we've seen is $741 cheaper (2.9x less)
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
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
180s vs 60s
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3x longer exposures
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
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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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Ricoh GX200.

similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
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
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
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
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
P710010 MP
GX20012 MP
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
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

$449

Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
Thickness Is thicker
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$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 Significantly shorter exposures
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$328

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Thickness Is thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Pro digicam

$419

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$500

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Slightly larger
Thickness Slightly thicker
Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$335 - $379

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$399

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$375

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

$485

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

Ricoh Caplio GX200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Ricoh Caplio GX100

Ricoh Caplio GX100

Pro digicam

$895

Lowest price Cheaper
Screen size Smaller screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Ricoh GR Digital IV

Ricoh GR Digital IV

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$322

Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
True resolution Lower true resolution
Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$371 - $626

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

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