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Nikon D7100

$669.99
SLR 24.71MP CMOS Black Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Colour Release Date
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Nikon D7100 Review

Our Verdict:
A Great Value for Money 24.71 Megapixel Digital Camera, Great for Everyday Photography
, we have ranked the Nikon D7100 number 40 across all digital cameras.
99
952 Reviews + 11 Awards
100
70
42 Great Features
34
4 Years Old
Overall Score
83
Very Good

Why Has it Scored This?

It has very good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 99% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 11 awards including a "Recommended" award from websites Techradar, Pcauthority.com.au and Hardwarezone.com.ph, a "Highly Recommended" award from both review websites PhotographyBlog.com and Ljudochbild.se and a "Gold" award from both review websites What Digital Camera and DP Review.
92
Excellent
95
Excellent
97
Excellent
74
Good

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Nikon D7100 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

11 Industry Awards

This camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Techradar, Pcauthority.com.au and Hardwarezone.com.ph all of whom concluded that this high megapixel camera was very good.

This high megapixel camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both review websites PhotographyBlog.com and Ljudochbild.se, both of which said that this Nikon digital camera was very good.

The editors of review websites What Digital Camera and DP Review both said that this camera was superb and gave it their "Gold" award.

The expert at one other expert review site said that this Nikon camera was brilliant and gave it their highest award. Digitaltrends.com gave this camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

This camera received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com and Camerastuffreview.com/nl/ gave it a "Good Stuff" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 33 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and Techradar the average expert rating of this camera is 85 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this digital camera is terrific based on 919 user reviews. 722 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 99% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This means that users think this camera is one of the better new similar spec digital cameras.

Good Video Capture

19 people who reviewed the product thought it was good for video recording.

Good Quality Pictures

163 customers who reviewed the product thought it was able to produce good images, 13 customers wrote in their reviews that the Nikon D7100 had a good picture resolution and 12 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good in low light. six owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good image sensor.

Good Quality Lens

32 owners thought the product had a good autofocus, 11 owners said in their reviews that the product had a good lens and three customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good zoom.

Good Technical Features

36 people who reviewed it agreed that it had good features.

Easy to Use

52 people who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to use, 20 people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus and five people who purchased the product considered that it was easy to handle. four people who bought the product agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Nice Design

22 owners thought it was good looking, three owners reckoned that it was neat and three owners who purchased it wrote that it was well designed.

Good Size

15 owners who bought this digital camera mentioned that it was a good body shape, four customers who bought it thought it was lightweight and two owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good structurally.

Robust

33 owners said in their reviews that the product was well made, eight owners wrote that the product was strong and durable and three customers said in their reviews that it was reliable.

Excellent Product Quality

62 customers who reviewed the Nikon D7100 wrote that it was good quality.

Fairly Priced

47 people mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 27,218 expert and owner reviews (including 2,812 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Nikon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Helpful Technical Guidance

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon D7100 had good technical guidance.

Good Flash

Three customers said in their reviews that it had a good flash.

  • Everything is included in this kit except maybe a good flash…
    Tom (Bhphotovideo.com) - December 2013
  • FLASH The built in flash offers red eye reduction as well as other features…
  • Yet the camera came with a lot more features and customizable options that have really come in handy for flash photography, landscape photography…

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Seven people who bought the product reckoned that it had a good screen and two owners concluded that this digital camera had a good viewfinder.

Good Battery Life

Three customers who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good battery life.

Acceptable Noise Level

Four owners who purchased the Nikon D7100 said that it was quiet.


Features

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon D7100 supports video recording, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of latest high megapixel cameras range from 2.7" to 4.8". The Nikon D7100 has a quite large display diagonal (3.2 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D7100 has a GPS (satellite), as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

The Nikon D7100 supports Full HD video. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon D7100 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Built-In Flash

The Nikon D7100 has a built-in flash. Most of the other new high megapixel cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Features Calendar

The Nikon D7100 features calendar, as do most of the other new similar spec digital cameras.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon D7100 has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 3600 x 2400, 2992 x 2000, 4494 x 3000, 2400 x 1344, 2400 x 1600, 2992 x 1680, 3600 x 2024, 4496 x 2528, 4800 x 2696, 4800 x 3200, 6000 x 3368 and 6000 x 4000, 4494 x 3000, 2992 x 2000, (L) 6000 x 4000, (M) 4494 x 3000 and (S) 2992 x 2000.

This camera's still image resolution (6000 x 4000) is in fact the best still image resolution across all high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

The worst still image resolution amongst similar types of camera is 640 x 480.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon D7100 has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon D7100 has an anti-dust function, as do most of the other new high megapixel cameras.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon D7100 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon D7100 has a carrying case. Most of the other latest high megapixel cameras also have a carrying case.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Nikon D7100 supports dioptic correction. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also support dioptic correction.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon D7100 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Nikon D7100 features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other latest cameras.

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950 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Nikon D7100 is a camera that takes 950 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Features Noise Reduction

The Nikon D7100 features noise reduction, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Microphone in

The Nikon D7100 has a microphone in. Most of the other new cameras also have a microphone in.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon D7100 has a hand strap. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have a hand strap.

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Supports Live View

The Nikon D7100 supports live view. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also support live view.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of high megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera is 100,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 840,000 pixels. The Nikon D7100 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) (1,228,800 pixel) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Supports PictBridge

The Nikon D7100 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Nikon D7100 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other latest high megapixel cameras also have an AC adapter included.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D7100 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other latest high megapixel cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon D7100 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon D7100 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other latest digital cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon D7100 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other latest similar spec digital cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon D7100 has a self-timer. Most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have a self-timer.

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Features Histogram

The Nikon D7100 features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also feature histogram.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 36, the Nikon D7100 has one of the larger maximum aperture numbers amongst high megapixel cameras of this age. The maximum aperture numbers of latest high megapixel cameras range from 1.8 to 130.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon D7100 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Voice Recording

The Nikon D7100 features voice recording. Most of the other new high megapixel cameras also feature voice recording.

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Has an HDMI

The Nikon D7100 has an HDMI, as do most of the other latest high megapixel cameras.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon D7100 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon D7100 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other latest similar spec digital cameras also have a built-in microphone.

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Nikon D7100 has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most new cameras. The best image resolution of all high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 7360 x 4912 pixels and the worst is 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

At only 8 gigabytes, the Nikon D7100 has a quite small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other latest similar spec cameras. The maximum memory card sizes of cameras that are a similar age to this camera range from 1GB to 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 82GB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon D7100 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by new high megapixel cameras. In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. 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. Across all high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many latest similar spec digital cameras.

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Quite High Magnification

The average magnification of new comparable spec digital cameras is 0.75x, and the magnifications range from 0.17x to 1.9x. At 0.94 times zoom factor, the Nikon D7100 has a quite high magnification compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Supports 100, 6400 and 13 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D7100 is more than most recently released high megapixel cameras. This digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "6400", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "12800", "25600" and "100,6400,12800,25600" are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Heavy

High megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera have weights of between 90g and 1.5kg. With a weight of 675 grams, the Nikon D7100 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Nikon D7100 has a fairly large minimum aperture number (3.5) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera. The smallest minimum aperture number of high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera is 1.3 and the largest is 22.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 18mm to 75mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 18 millimeters, the Nikon D7100 has a very short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

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 high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera. The closest focusing distances of similar age high megapixel cameras range from 0.01m to 0.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.22m.

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24.71 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 24.71 megapixels digital camera.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was February 2013 when Nikon released the D7100.


Reviews
99
952 Reviews + 11 Awards
Value for Money
100
Features for Portrait...
92
Excellent
Age
34
4 Years Old
Overall Score for Port...
81
Very Good
87
6000 X 4000 Pixels
Yes
Features for Portrait...
92
Excellent

Maximum Image Resolution

6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution


Self-Timer

has a self-timer


Optical Sensor Size

optical sensor size


Pre-Flash

pre-flash


Smile Detection

smile detection


Handheld Remote Control

handheld remote control


Reviews
99
952 Reviews + 11 Awards
Value for Money
100
Features for Landscape...
95
Excellent
Age
34
4 Years Old
Overall Score for Land...
82
Very Good
87
6000 X 4000 Pixels
93
675g
Yes
97
950 Shots
Yes
Features for Landscape...
95
Excellent

Optical Zoom

optical zoom


Maximum Image Resolution

6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution


Weight

heavy


Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

950 battery life (CIPA standard)


GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)


Anti-Dust Function

has an anti-dust function


Optical Sensor Size

optical sensor size


Waterproof

waterproof


Electronic Compass

electronic compass


Dustproof

dustproof


Reviews
99
952 Reviews + 11 Awards
Value for Money
100
Features for Everyday...
97
Excellent
Age
34
4 Years Old
Overall Score for Ever...
83
Very Good
93
675g
97
950 Shots
Yes
Features for Everyday...
97
Excellent

Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

950 battery life (CIPA standard)


Weight

heavy


Vari-Angle LCD Display

has a vari-angle LCD display


Optical Sensor Size

optical sensor size


Face Detection

face detection


Reviews
99
952 Reviews + 11 Awards
Value for Money
100
Features for Sport Pho...
74
Good
Age
34
4 Years Old
Overall Score for Spor...
73
Good
100
1s
20
100, 64, 80, 100, 400, 640, 800, 6,40...
97
950 Shots
Features for Sport Pho...
74
Good

ISO Sensitivities

supports 100, 6400 and 13 more ISO sensitivities


Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

950 battery life (CIPA standard)


Camera Shutter Speed

camera shutter speed


Multi Burst Mode

multi burst mode


Waterproof

waterproof


Flash Recharging Time

flash recharging time


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon d7100with18105mmvrlenskit, nikon d710018105vrkit, nikon amzrefb0092cr, nikon dslr18300mm, nikon vba360k001, canon vba360k001, nikon 9608235591, nikon 6536110215, canon vba360ae, nikon w18140mm, nikon vba360ae, nikon 13293, nikon 3n6ct, f3556g
Barcodes 00000001626103, 00000001628257, 00000001628428, 00006536110215, 00009608235591, 00018208015139, 00018208132935, 00018208134892, 00018208893447, 00018208929740, 00018208934744, 00018208936045, 00018208996964, 00018208998111, 00635131600302, 00635131600456, 00845251059861, 00845251059885, 03662362016012, 04960759136770, 05056129203391, 05711045620522

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