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Nikon Coolpix P7100
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Nikon Coolpix P7100 Digital Camera

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16MP 5x Aug 2011
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Eight Industry Awards

This Nikon digital camera has received eight awards from digital camera experts.

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Digitaltrends.com and CNET.co.uk, both of which said that this camera was excellent.

The editors of two other expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this camera. PhotographyBlog.com and Trusted Reviews both gave this Nikon camera a "Recommended" award.

An additional two expert review sites liked this Nikon digital camera. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine and it received a "Gold" award from What Digital Camera.

The writers at two more expert review sites both said that this digital camera was good. Magnus.de gave this camera a "Test Winner" award and Pcworld.com_techhive.com gave it a "Top 10" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 81 out of 100 based on fourty-six expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Ephotozine. This puts this digital camera in the top 12% of all the waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Users have rated this waterproof camera as brilliant on average.

Good Technical Features

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Barbara J Critchley said in her review on Amazon “If I want it, I have total control over the pictures I take and there are are many programmable features which I will enjoy experimenting with”. David O wrote on Amazon “That is easy to read (you will need to, to access the many special features such as time lapse”. Happy Snapper wrote “It has many more features than my old camera so I can't comment on these as yet” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars.

Good Size

Some Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners agreed that it was compact. B. Hudson wrote on Amazon “Wanted a compact camera to replace my Canon Powershot after it was stolen” in their review. B. Hudson also said “Basically it's a Nikon DSLR camera in compact form with all of the functionality”. Barbara J Critchley mentioned on Amazon “Great digital camera you can use as a SLR compact”.

A number of customers considered that it was heavy and bulky. Chrisg mentioned on Amazon four years ago “It's very liberating not having to lug a very heavy DSLR and lens around” in their review and gave the Nikon Coolpix P7100 a very good rating. Jeremy Prior gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “Isn't too bulky or too heavy to carry around like a compact camera”.

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer thought it was thick. David O mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Menues - the handbook is thick, full of info” and rated it as excellent.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was a good body shape. Dr. G. N. Hone wrote in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on Amazon “For people who know that they cannot hold a bridge camera with a X20 or X30 zoom steady, this is a very good lens in a very good body”.

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 owner who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to carry around. Henk Van Aken wrote “The whole camera is very customizable, very happy with it, easy to carry around, used to use SLR”.

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Nice Design

Some customers said in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix P7100 was ergonomic. Three years ago Crobar wrote on Amazon “The tilt screen I find very useful along with the improved ergonomics” in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review and scored the product 5 stars. In the same month Dr. G. N. Hone gave it an excellent rating and said in their review “The ergonomics are good (a lot of controls packed into a small space.”. In the same month Dr. Guy T. Maskall said in his review of this digital camera “I own a Nikon DSLR and I like the ergonomics of Nikon”.

Two people concluded that it was good looking. L.c said four years ago “This is pretty rare to happen”. M. Robinson said on Amazon “It seems pretty decent from what I've seen so far” in their review. One Nikon Coolpix P7100 owner said in their reviews that it was neat. Barbara J Critchley gave the product a rating of 5 stars and she said on Amazon “The flash is small and neat.”.

One customer who bought the Nikon Coolpix P7100 wrote that it was smooth. Worldpix wrote in their review on Amazon three years ago “The viewfinder is smooth, clear and non jerky” and gave the Nikon Coolpix P7100 a rating of 5 stars.

One person thought the Nikon Coolpix P7100 was well designed. Digitalversus.com said on Digital Versus “It has been nicely designed, built with quality”.

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer who purchased the product thought it was a good design. Expert website Techmagnifier.com mentioned five years ago “It has a highly attractive design with 48 x 116.3mm dimensions” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Support

Several Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Five years ago Bob Evans said in his review “I would have liked a comprehensive user manual in print form.” and gave this digital camera an excellent review. Four years ago Jeremy Prior said on Amazon “I like to have Manual Focus over-ride easily at hand” in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review. Mr. Vincent Shepherd wrote on Amazon in the same month “A proper paper manual” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars.

Robust

A number of Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers reckoned that this digital camera was well made. Amazon Customer mentioned “It feels solid and comfortable in the hand”. Three years ago Dr. Guy T. Maskall wrote on Amazon “The build quality immediately felt very good” in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review. Dr. Guy T. Maskall also said “It feels like a solid, quality bit of kit”.

Some Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was strong and durable. Dr. Guy T. Maskall wrote “I have dropped it one star, though, because of the charger”. Mr. James A. Carter wrote on Amazon three years ago “Sturdy made Compact”. Mr. James A. Carter also said “Feels nice and sturdy”.

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good at resisting water ingress.

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Easy to Use

Several Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners concluded that it was easy to use. Four years ago Chrisg mentioned on Amazon “The camera is a joy to use, fits really well in the hand” and gave the product an excellent rating. Chrisg also said “It's ease of use and the quality of the results I'd opt for the P7100”. Gadget Man said in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “The controls are plentiful and easy to use”.

Several Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners who purchased the Nikon Coolpix P7100 considered that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer mentioned “The quick menu dial is very helpful, as is the dedicated exposure compensation dial which features a warning light when activated” in their review of this digital camera. Three years ago Bill Mckinlay mentioned in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on Amazon “Lot of ability to control your shots easily without menus” and scored it 5 stars. David O rated it as very good and he said on Amazon “You can point and shoot or adjust settings to fit your style of photography and even set some dedicated menus setups to enable quick shifting between menues” in his review of this digital camera.

A number of Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers said that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Amazon Customer scored the Nikon Coolpix P7100 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on Amazon “It is comfortable and secure”. B. Hudson mentioned on Amazon “Is big enough to hold and manipulate without too much difficulty” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 and gave the product a very good review. Bob Evans mentioned five years ago “The camera sits chunkily comfortable in the hand”.

A few customers who purchased it concluded that it was easy to handle. M. Robinson said “Looks good, handles well”. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “Crucially faster version of the model that it replaces, with an even better handling experience, quicker startup”. Photographyblog.com also mentioned “Improved grip and handling”.

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Good Quality Lens

A few customers thought it had a good zoom. Amazon Customer wrote “There is a useful zoom memory function, used in conjunction with fn1 which lets you stop at all the usual points in the range” in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The killer reason for choosing this camera was zoom range, better than the G11”. Barbara J Critchley wrote in her review on Amazon “Even on full zoom, in good light the quality is good enough to be able to zoom in further on the image on my computer”.

Some Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers who bought the product reckoned that it had a good lens. Three years ago Dfwellwish wrote in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on Amazon “The 7 - 1 zoom lens is great” and gave this digital camera an excellent rating. Four years ago Druid said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 on Amazon “This is a superb camera & the lens is extremely sharp, I have had many compact cameras” and rated the product as very good. Gordon from Normandy gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera “The lens performs well at all stages”.

Four people who purchased the Nikon Coolpix P7100 agreed that it had a good autofocus. Jeremy Prior said “I also like the Infinity Close-Up Auto-focus quick setting menu” in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review and gave it an excellent review. Mr. Vincent Shepherd mentioned four years ago “The only thing i cant figure out how to do is manual focusing” in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some people said that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on Amazon four years ago “It will keep taking pictures at a reasonable rate.”. B. Hudson wrote five years ago “Produces a very large, bright and clear image” and scored the product very highly. B. Hudson also said “The camera takes too long to save RAW images”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. N. Smith rated it 80 out of 100 and said in their review on Amazon four years ago “Still giving good resolution (3) The camera can shoot in RAW”. N. Smith also said “The resolution was nice with plenty of detail”. Photographyblog.com gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on PhotographyBlog.com “8fps continuous shooting”.

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good ISO range. L.c wrote four years ago “The control dials are all very nice and useful, ISO, White balance, black” and scored it 5 stars. One person reckoned that this digital camera was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. N. Smith said in their review on Amazon “The church was lit up in full sun, this created shadows to part of the side”.

One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good image sensor. Reviewed.com said “The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is the camera giant's latest high-end compact, equipped with viewfinder, over-sized sensor” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners agreed that the product had a good screen. Amazon Customer said “The 921,000 dot screen is very clear”. Four years ago David O he said “In particular the tilt screen (saves my back from stooping low when shooting flowers” in his review of this digital camera. Dr. Guy T. Maskall said in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on Amazon three years ago “The rear display screen is nice and bright” and scored it 4 stars.

Some Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix P7100 had a good viewfinder. Amazon Customer gave the Nikon Coolpix P7100 a score of 4 stars and said on Amazon “Don't be put off by negative reviews about the viewfinder- in bright sunshine it's invaluable”. Gadget Man gave the Nikon Coolpix P7100 a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The viewfinder is useful with long zoom in finding the subject so ignore the reviews saying it has no purpose” in their review of this digital camera. Jeremy Prior wrote on Amazon “The tilting viewfinder is very useful especially for not drawing attention to yourself when taking photos that are pointing in the direction of members of the public”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers who bought it agreed that it was good quality. Amazon Customer rated it 4 stars and mentioned “Image quality is excellent, with plenty of options such as the ability to shoot in raw alone or raw + 3 quality options”. Atc Brian mentioned “Really good quality images” in their review and gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars. Atc Brian also said “Amazing camera that takes really great quality images, easy to use”.

Good Brand

Nikon is one of the superior camera manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Nikon also has good ratings for its waterproof cameras.

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Good Video Capture

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good for video recording. Bungie said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 on Amazon “Great photos, good video and a dream to use”. Chrisg mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Even the video mode produces excellent results, I wouldn't be concerned it isn't full 1080HD” . Jeremy Prior wrote in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “Video side works well.”.

Good Battery Life

Four Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners wrote in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix P7100 had a good battery life. Amazon Customer rated the product 80 out of 100 and said in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on Amazon four years ago “Battery life is good- I got 260 shots on the day I first used the camera, including video clips, deleting images”. Jeremy Prior wrote “Given that it only takes 1.5 hrs to fully charge it, that's got to be a high performance battery - At last say I ! I hope to have a long” and gave this digital camera a very good review. N. Smith gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “It takes the same battery as my D5100 DSLR so that is a bonus for me”.

Good Flash

A few Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers who bought the product agreed that it had a good flash. David O said on Amazon “Flash coverage good (best I have had on a compact”. Gordon from Normandy said on Amazon “The little flash is stunning and for some thing so small it certainly packs a punch” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Connectivity

A number of customers who reviewed the product thought it was wifi compatible. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Freezeproof (14F / -10C) camera with built-in NFC and Wi-Fi support”. Photographyblog.com also wrote “Built in WiFi”.

One customer who purchased this digital camera considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mr. Vincent Shepherd gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The camera has HDMI out.”.

One customer concluded that it had gps. Photographyblog.com rated the Nikon Coolpix P7100 4 stars and wrote “GPS with builtin mapping”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Some customers who purchased the Nikon Coolpix P7100 thought it was noisy. Five years ago Kowakurz wrote on Amazon “In the P7100 the noise control is excellent” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Nicolette Keates said “Compared to the G11 the P7100 is slightly noisier at ISO 200 than the G11 in RAW” in her Nikon Coolpix P7100 review.

Good Exposure Control

One customer who bought this digital camera mentioned that it had good exposure controls.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec which do not support WiFi connectivity.

Alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95), or the Canon EOS 70D ($757.00).

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a GPS. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix P7100 do not have a GPS.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a GPS and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95), or the Canon PowerShot D20 is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Coolpix P7100 supports video recording, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of this age and type do not support video recording.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also support video recording including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Coolpix P7100 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Coolpix P7100 also support Full HD video.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also support Full HD video including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95).

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix P7100 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P7100.

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabiliser to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95) is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix P7100 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100.

It is worth considering other cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95).

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Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is waterproof. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also are waterproof.

Cameras which are waterproof that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95).

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Quite High Maximum Waterproof Depth

When compared to other cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix P7100 that we have assessed, the maximum waterproof depth of the Coolpix P7100 of 30 meters is one of the highest. The lowest maximum waterproof depth of waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3m and the highest is 60m.

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1/1.7"" Optical Sensor Size

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/1.7"". That's 37% more optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1/2.33"". 7.60 x 5.70mm. Across all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix P7100 the best optical sensor size is 4/3"" and the worst is 1/4"".

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

There are a number of other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might also want to look at including the EOS 7D ($615.00), or the EOS 1D X ($4,599.99) both from Canon which has better reviews.

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Quite Wide Field of View

Similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P7100 have field of view of between 96% and 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. At 100 percent, the Coolpix P7100 has a fairly wide field of view compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The Coolpix P7100 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector found on digital cameras of this age and type.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100 have internal memory of between 7.9MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 86MB. When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Coolpix P7100's internal memory of 473 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras of this spec and age. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Coolpix P7100 has a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than most cameras of this age and type. Most cameras of a comparable type and age to it have a ±1EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction. In addition, this camera have a ±3EV (1/3, 1/2 and 1 EV step) flash exposure correction. Across all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix P7100 the worst flash exposure correction is ±3EV (1/3 EV step) and the best is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Coolpix P7100 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Nikon camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The photo effect "Sepia" is also found on this camera.

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99 Auto Focus Points

99 auto focus points

The Coolpix P7100 is a 99 auto focus point camera. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age only have between 9 and 98 auto focus points.

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OLED Display

The Coolpix P7100 has an OLED display which is better than the LCD display found on most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. OLED is a newer technology for displays and has much better colour reproduction, faster response times, wider viewing angles and higher brightness compared to LED displays.

An OLED display is in fact the best display amongst all waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

The worst display across similar types of camera is LCD.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a quite high display resolution (921,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The lowest display resolution of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 150,000 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 530,000 pixels.

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370 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is a digital camera that takes 370 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix P7100 take between 120 and 1,119 shots per battery charge.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix P7100 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix P7100. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution across all comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Coolpix P7100 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The camera file system "DCF" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Supports One Power Source

The Coolpix P7100 has a greater number of power sources than most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix P7100.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

At only 24 millimeters, the Coolpix P7100 has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100. Waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix P7100 have minimum focal lengths of between 4.5mm and 35mm, and the average minimum focal length is 26mm.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago are not 3D compatible. The Coolpix P7100 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 ($309.95).

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Heavy

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is one of the heavier cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Coolpix P7100 (221 grams) amongst cameras of this age. The average weight of waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago is 260g, and the weights range from 36g to 1.4kg.

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Quite Few Total Megapixel Count

Across all the similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years the total megapixel counts range from 5MP to 24MP, and the average total megapixel count is 15MP. With a total megapixel count of only 10.39 megapixels, the Coolpix P7100 has one of the less total megapixel counts amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The Coolpix P7100 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P7100.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Coolpix P7100 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P7100. The shooting modes "Manual" and "Program" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Only 1280×720@24fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a 1280×720@24fps resolution and capture speed which is higher than the 1280x720@30fps resolution and capture speed found on most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Nikon digital camera also have resolution and capture speeds of 320×240@30fps and 640x480@30fps and 1280×720@24fps. Across all cameras that were released around the same time as the Coolpix P7100 the best resolution at capture speeds is 3840x2160@24fps and the worst is 320x240@25fps.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix P7100

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Coolpix P7100 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 7D ($615.00).

If this camera screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Canon EOS 1D X ($4,599.99) (3.2" and higher rated).

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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Nikon released the Coolpix P7100.

SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot D20 (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a pretty typical megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100.

If this camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to look at the Canon EOS 1D X ($4,599.99) (18.1MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix P7100 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P7100.

If this waterproof camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Canon EOS 70D ($757.00) (10x).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix P7100 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Maximum Freezeproof Temperature
International Protection Code
Protection Feature
Freeze Resistant
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
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20 June 2012

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 and cameras like it represent a quirky in-between-breed ? even more so than the mirrorless, interchangeable lens models taking over the market. You're buying a point and...

Digitaltrends.com

16 February 2012

The P7100 is not particularly compact, especially when compared to cameras like the LX5, the TL500, or the S100, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Larger cameras provide a more stable...

21 January 2012

It was with some trepidation that I approached this review of the Nikon P7100. While there was much to like in the previous model including its good image quality and excellent built-in zoom lens,... Read more…

6 January 2012

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 ($499.95) is one of those cameras that will send the average consumer running for the hills because this badass has more controls, dials, bells and whistles than R2-D2. On... Read more…

5 January 2012

The 10-megapixel Nikon Coolpix P7000 caused quite a stir when it was released last year, thanks to its extended feature set and great image quality. So it?s no surprise that anticipation was high... Read more…

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 by RobbyBri
(Verified Purchase)

This camera surpassed my expectations. I stopped using my SLR it was so good.

Reviewed 3 April 2015 by Brian Wiltshire
(Verified Purchase)

GREAT PRODUCT QUALITY AND SERVICE.

Reviewed 29 March 2015 by Flash_Gordon "marine And Outdoor Clothing Co Uk"
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing I've had this for over three years now hasn't let me down brilliant camera.

(Verified Purchase)

Amazing I've had this for over three years now hasn't let me down brilliant camera...

Reviewed 3 March 2015 by S. M. Plumb

I love this camera - more so than any DSLR I own. It's small enough to avoid camera paranoia, especially for candid and street work. I bought a Fuji X100s to replace this, the Fuji is now up for... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon p7100, nikon p7100b, nikon p7100bk
Barcodes 00018208130818, 00018208262861, 00018208924127, 00018208943890, 04960759130754, 05711045160080, 08033737552339

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