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

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
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
 

Reasons to buy the Ricoh Caplio GX200

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Longest exposure
Long exposures
180 seconds
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

differences

Advantages of the Nikon P7100

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" 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
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$395.00 vs $1,130.00
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The best price we've seen is $735 cheaper (2.9x less)
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 1 f-stop 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
112x58x25 mm vs 114x77x45 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 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm
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Almost the same
Weight
Lighter
260 g vs 395 g
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More than 30% lighter
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
180s vs 60s
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3x longer exposures
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.8"
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More than 40% thinner
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recommendations

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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
P7100:Tunnel
GX200:Digital
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
P7100:60s
GX200:180s
Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
P7100:$395.00
GX200:$1,130.00
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
P7100:6,400 ISO
GX200:None
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
P7100:3,200 ISO
GX200:1,600 ISO
Movie format Poor movies Help
P7100:720p @ 30fps
GX200:480p @ 30fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
P7100:7.1x
GX200:3x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
P7100:2 cm
GX200:1 cm
Common Weaknesses
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
P7100:10 MP
GX200:12 MP
Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
P7100:f/2.8
GX200:f/2.5
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
P7100:1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm
GX200:1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$994

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$429

Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Thickness Is thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$300

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498 - $798

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
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$218

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 Slightly shorter exposures
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$350

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

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

$399

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$499 - $547

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Slightly larger
Lowest price More expensive
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$449 - $450

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Dynamic range More dynamic range
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

Ricoh Caplio GX200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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 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
Ricoh Caplio GX100

Ricoh Caplio GX100

Pro digicam

$896

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Screen size Smaller screen
Ricoh GR

Ricoh GR

Boutique

$358 - $597

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Ricoh CX2

Ricoh CX2

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports RAW No RAW support
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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