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Nikon D7100
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Nikon D7100 Digital Camera

$603.99
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DP Review Gold Digital Versus 5 Star Camera Labs Highly Recommended alphr.com Recommended reviewed.com Editor's Choice
SLR 24.71MP 5.8x Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
Capture Every Detail True To Life Pure, sharp images The D7100 marks an exciting advancement in image quality for high-resolution DX-format cameras. Nikon specially designed its 24.1-megapixel... More
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36 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This SLR camera received an expert rating of 86 out of 100 from technlologyx.com.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 213 user reviews the average user rating of this digital camera is outstanding.

Good Brand

Nikon is one of the superior digital camera brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Nikon also has good reviews for its SLR cameras.

Quite Large Screen Size

The Nikon D7100 has one of the larger screen sizes (3.2 inches) amongst SLR cameras of this age. The screen sizes of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the D7100 range from 2" to 6.7".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3.2" screen cameras currently available including the D750[pl_2497138_price], or the D4S[pl_2203498_price] both from Nikon or the Pentax 645Z[plb_2522250_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon D7100 supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the D7100 which do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity and we think because of it's better review score, the D3200[pl_1947140_price], the D5200[pl_1829432_price], and the D750[pl_2497138_price] all from Nikon is also worth considering.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Nikon D7100 has a GPS, unlike most of the other SLR cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D7100 which do not have a GPS.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a GPS to this camera and we think the D3200[pl_1947140_price], and the D3300[pl_3289888_price] both from Nikon or the Sony SLT-A65[plb_1620656_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

Cameras of this age and spec have megapixel counts of between 4MP and 52MP. With a megapixel count of 24.71 megapixels, the Nikon D7100 has one of the higher megapixel counts amongst SLR cameras of this age.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth considering include the Nikon D800E[plb_2119188_price] (36.3MP), or the Pentax 645Z[plb_2522250_price] (51.4MP) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon D7100 supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the D7100 also support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the EOS 650D - Rebel T4i[pl_1514554_price], or the EOS 5D Mark II[pl_695006_price] both from Canon or the Sony SLT-A35[plb_964_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon D7100 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the D7100 also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the SLT-A35[pl_964_price], the SLT-A57[pl_1611476_price], and the SLT-A65[pl_1620656_price] all from Sony which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1[plb_1663553_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to look at the Sony SLT-A35[plb_964_price] (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon EOS 1000D[plb_1649933_price] (SD|SDHC) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

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

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think the SLT-A35[pl_964_price], and the SLT-A65[pl_1620656_price] both from Sony or the Nikon D3200[plb_1947140_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon D7100 is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of a similar age and type to the D7100. The image formats "NEF" and "RAW" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Two Memory Slots

The Nikon D7100 is a two memory slot digital camera.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Nikon D7100 has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras of this age and spec. Most comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction is actually the best light exposure correction across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the D7100.

A ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is the worst light exposure correction amongst similar types of camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on digital cameras of this age and type.

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950 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Nikon D7100 is a camera that takes 950 shots shots per battery charge.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 780,000 pixels, and the display resolutions range from 640 pixels to 2,400,000 pixels. When compared to other cameras of a comparable age and type to the D7100 that we have checked, the Nikon D7100's display resolution of 1,228,800 pixel is one of the highest.

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Quite High JPEG Frame Rate

The Nikon D7100 has one of the higher JPEG frame rates (60 frames per second) amongst SLR cameras of this age. The JPEG frame rates of digital cameras of this age and type range from 3fps to 60fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 37fps.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixel Count

The Nikon D7100 has one of the more total megapixel counts (24.71 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the D7100 have total megapixel counts of between 10MP and 53MP.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon D7100 is more than most SLR cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Nikon digital camera supports a PCM audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by digital cameras of this age and spec.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on SLR cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Features Two Flash Modes

The Nikon D7100 has a greater number of flash modes than most SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly featured flash mode is Auto, but this flash mode is not featured on this Nikon digital camera. The flash modes Flash off and Flash on are also featured on this Nikon camera.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The Nikon D7100 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D7100. The image editing mode "Resizing" is also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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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 commonly found maximum video resolution on SLR cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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51 Auto Focus Points

51 auto focus points

The Nikon D7100 is a 51 auto focus point camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon D7100 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this Nikon camera. 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 cameras of this type and age.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has One Light Exposure Mode

The number of light exposure modes found on the Nikon D7100 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. The most frequently found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this Nikon camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Supports Two ISO Speeds

The Nikon D7100 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the D7100. The ISO speed "6400" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Very Big Frame Rate

The frame rate of the Nikon D7100 of 6 frames per second is one of the biggest amongst digital cameras of this type and age. The frame rates of SLR cameras that are a similar age to the D7100 range from 1.1fps to 6fps, and the average frame rate is 4.1fps.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports a H.264|MPEG4 video format, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

With a maximum focal length of 140 millimeters, the Nikon D7100 has a quite long maximum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the D7100. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum focal lengths of between 3mm and 880mm.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon D7100 is more than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The camera file systems "DPOF 1.1" and "Exif 2.3" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D7100 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display amongst all SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Very Fast Shutter Interval

Across all the cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D7100 the shutter intervals range from 0.004s to 4s. With a shutter interval of only 0.004 seconds, the Nikon D7100 has a fairly fast shutter interval compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

The average minimum focal length of comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 28mm. With a minimum focal length of only 18 millimeters, the Nikon D7100 has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Nikon D7100 does not support video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type do support video recording.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support video recording including the Sony SLT-A35[plb_964_price], the Samsung NX100[plb_1417534_price], or the Canon EOS 1000D[plb_1649933_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most digital cameras of this age and type are not 3D compatible. The Nikon D7100 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the SLT-A35[pl_964_price], the SLT-A37[pl_1436794_price], or the SLT-A65[pl_1620656_price] all from Sony.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon D7100 is not waterproof. Most of the other SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the Nikon D7100 does not have an image stabiliser.

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Only ±1EV (1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a -3EV - +1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is the most frequently found flash exposure correction on digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Only 1280x720@50fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Nikon D7100 has a 1280x720@50fps resolution and capture speed which is higher than most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed. In addition, this Nikon camera have resolution and capture speeds of 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@25fps and 1920x1080@50fps and 1920x1080@60fps. The worst resolution at capture speeds of all cameras of a comparable type and age to the D7100 is 640x424@25fps and the best is 1920x1080@60fps.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

Across all the SLR cameras that have been around for more than two years the maximum apertures range from 3 to 38, and the average maximum aperture is 14. At only 5.6, the Nikon D7100 has a fairly big maximum aperture compared to most of the other SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

The Nikon D7100 has a fairly low maximum ISO speed (only 6,400) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the D7100. The lowest maximum ISO speed of cameras of this age and type is 1,600 and the highest is 210,000.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

SLR cameras that came out more than two years ago have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 1.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.34m. With a closest focusing distance of 0.45 meters, the Nikon D7100 has a fairly large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D7100

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Nikon released the D7100.

Average Weight

With a weight of 675 grams, the Nikon D7100 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the D7100.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Nikon Coolpix D7000[plb_268250_price] (690g).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Sensor Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
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
Shutter Speed Setting
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Diopter Adjustment
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Networking
Other Features
Frame Rate
Technical Details

9 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(61)
15 June 2015

The Nikon D7100 is the latest APS-C DSLR to feature a 24MP sensor, after the D3200 and D5200. This is an upgrade of the company's successful D7000 model. And this is the very first model from... Read more…

Of course, you may still have to think long and hard about if the upgrade is worthwhile, and for the most part, it may not be recommended. It isn't a big jump between the D7000 and D7100, but... Read more…

Nikon has released an upgrade to its high-end enthusiast DSLR in the shape of the D7200. In this Nikon D7200 vs D7100 comparison we'll examine whether enough has changed to warrant an... Read more…

15 December 2014

If you don't have a very good reason already to buy and use a full-frame digital SLR, then the $1799 Nikon D7100 may well be every bit the camera you need. It's able to capture images with...

27 November 2014

In the past, we?ve included both mirrorless and DSLR cameras in our enthusiast interchangeable lens camera roundup...

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User Reviews

(996)
Reviewed 3 May 2013 by Paulo Feitosa
Paulo Feitosa would recommend the Nikon D7100 (Verified Purchase)

In short, the D7100 is the best all-rounder dSLR Nikon has ever made. Some FX Nikons may have one or other superior feature, but as a collective of capabilities (if you're taking a single camera... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2013 by DVIRS
DVIRS would recommend the Nikon D7100

I bought this camera right away the day it was available at bestbuy. The next day i used it for a photoshoot. It turned out great!... I'm so happy I bought this camera. I owned d5100 and i loved... Read more…

Reviewed 18 July 2013 by Knorris908
Knorris908 would recommend the Nikon D7100

Okay, I have the following cameras; D300s, D700, D800, & now the D7100. What can I say about the 7100 that made me buy it?

Reviewed 14 May 2013 by PhotographersOnUTube
PhotographersOnUTube would recommend the Nikon D7100 (Verified Purchase)

I bought this camera to review for my YouTube channel, PhotographersonUTube. I was very impressed with the dynamic range. The ISO is also much better than the previous version, D7000. I wouldn't... Read more…

Reviewed 21 March 2013 by Fiyero88
Fiyero88 would recommend the Nikon D7100

I ordered this the 15th from bh and it was worth the wait I upgraded from my D7000. The low light is amazing, photos are sharper, the focusing system is quick. My only gripe is the push down... Read more…

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