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 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
Thickness
Thin
1"
Longest exposure
Long exposures
180 seconds
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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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
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
$445.00 vs $1,130.00
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The best price we've seen is $685 cheaper (2.5x 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)
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Size
Smaller
112x58x25 mm vs 114x77x45 mm
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2.4x smaller
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
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 2 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
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

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
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
Sensor size Large sensors Help
P71001/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm
GX2001/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
P7100Tunnel
GX200Digital
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
P710060s
GX200180s
Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
P7100$445.00
GX200$1,130.00
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

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
P7100f/2.8
GX200f/2.5

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$398

Sensor size Has a slightly larger sensor
Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$449

Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$328 - $398

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

Nikon Coolpix P7100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$547

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Size Slightly larger
Lowest price More expensive
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$964

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Pro digicam

$315

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

$410

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

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$487

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures

Ricoh Caplio GX200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Ricoh Caplio GX100

Ricoh Caplio GX100

Pro digicam

$869

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Screen size Smaller screen
Placeholder

Ricoh GXR (A12)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Size Larger
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 Significantly lower true resolution
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$380

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
External flash No external flash support
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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