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Nikon D7100 Digital Camera

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SLR 24.1MP CMOS May 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Full HD Video 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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39 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This camera has an average expert rating of 87% based on two expert reviews from sites including tech.uk.msn.com and technlologyx.com.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 210 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is outstanding.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Ten Nikon D7100 reviewers thought this digital camera had a good screen. Caren wrote in her Nikon D7100 review four years ago “The rear screen is large and useful”. In the same month J. C. Neale mentioned “Coupled with the larger and more detailed screen it provides a slightly more fuss-free” in their review and scored the Nikon D7100 5 stars. Superwull66 mentioned on Amazon “Pictures are so sharp, colours are amazing, screen is large” and scored it 5 stars.

One Nikon D7100 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good viewfinder. Edgaras gave it a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Better viewfinder” in their review.

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Good Quality Lens

A few customers reckoned that the Nikon D7100 had a good autofocus. Amazon Customer wrote in their Nikon D7100 review on Amazon “It is a lot faster than the 5000 and with the new focus points system is easy”. Bruce mentioned in his review of the Nikon D7100 three years ago “How you are focusing” . Two years ago Edgaras gave it a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon “What I found useful was the gridlines and focusing speed has improved A LOT.-Better LCD screen” in their review of the Nikon D7100.

Several Nikon D7100 reviewers who purchased the Nikon D7100 said that it had a good lens. Eddie1234 gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said on Amazon “I then went and bought a Nikon 50mm f/1.8 D prime lens (which is very cheap)”. Edgaras mentioned in their Nikon D7100 review on Amazon two years ago “Invasive, so using fast prime lens 35mm f1.8 is a better option in some cases”. Howie wrote in their Nikon D7100 review also two years ago “Wow, bought it with the Tamron 150 600mm lens, brilliant at taking action shots, locks on to the subject no problem”.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Two years ago Eddie1234 said “If you really need a cheap zoom then it is tolerable” in their review. Three years ago Jonathan Clay wrote in his review “Using a good quality zoom (nikon 16-85” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Mike Taylor wrote in his review on Amazon four years ago “I already own a Sony cybershot hx200v bridge camera which is superb for versatility, zoom and cost for quality of image”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of Nikon D7100 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was able to produce good images. A. R. Colegate said on Amazon “This camera definitely takes better photos, no question about it! Noise issues at low ISO? - rubbish” in their review of the Nikon D7100 and rated it 5 stars. Four years ago Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I have already got some of my best ever photos with it”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “I need clean images and do not want to spend extra time cloning out muck spots”.

Nineteen Nikon D7100 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it had a good picture resolution. Broomshanks mentioned on Amazon “Easy set-up and instant shooting without too much reading” and scored the product very highly. D. Kong wrote “If you are shooting RAW all the time”. D. Kong also said “Indifferent+- Some people have complained about the small buffer for continuous shooting”.

Some Nikon D7100 reviewers considered that it was good in low light. Edgaras said “Useful for indoor low-light shots like friends parties” and scored it 5 stars. Fuzzypiglet mentioned on Amazon “It is exceptional in low light too”. Grumpy gave this digital camera an excellent rating and said in their review on Amazon “Low light performance is better and less noisy”.

Several people who bought it mentioned that it had a good ISO range. Edgaras rated it as excellent and wrote in their review of this digital camera “However, if the light is really poor it will require high ISOs to be used with higher shutter speeds”. Edgaras also mentioned “With D7100 3200 ISO looks OK”. J. C. Neale said on Amazon “And one small point is that even moving the focus point between all 51 is quick and snappy.- ISO performance is, I find, much improved from the D7000” in their review of this digital camera.

Seven Nikon D7100 owners said in their reviews that the Nikon D7100 had a good image sensor. Bruce mentioned in his Nikon D7100 review “Its high-resolution 24.1 MP sensor delivers superb performance at both low”. J. C. Neale said four years ago “Tuned version of the D7000 with a nice sensor upgrade which may be the deciding factor, for some” in their Nikon D7100 review. Jamie Dobson mentioned on Amazon “However my old D2X was close to a full frame sensor (but not quite), whilst the D7100 is a crop-frame APS-C sensor” in his review of this digital camera.

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Good Size

A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good body shape. Two years ago Eddie1234 said in their review on Amazon “The body is great.”. Gazza wrote “A good Nikon body which improves on the D7000 to a small degree” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Ian Divers gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “The body is remarkably well made”.

Four Nikon D7100 reviewers thought it was a good weight. Four years ago Mr. D. K. Lee gave the product an excellent review score and mentioned in their review on Amazon “The biggest thing I noticed is the weight difference”. Last year Rhys scored the product 5 stars and wrote in their Nikon D7100 review on Amazon “The body has a nice weight which is good imo”. Robert Ford mentioned in his review of the Nikon D7100 “Changed to a Leica M to save weight as I had a host of good.”.

Several Nikon D7100 reviewers who purchased the Nikon D7100 considered that it was good structurally. Nil wrote on Amazon “Very solid construction” in their review of the Nikon D7100. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Seriously solid construction, crisp image quality with especially good low light photo capability” in their Nikon D7100 review.

A few Nikon D7100 owners wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Bruce said on Amazon “A rich menu system - all in a lightweight magnesium alloy camera body that weighs less than its predecessor”. Expert website Tech.uk.msn.com scored this digital camera very highly and wrote “The Nikon D7100 is compact and lightweight enough to appeal to enthusiast photographers who want advanced DSLR options.”.

A few Nikon D7100 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was thick. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Broad dynamic range”.

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Good Support

A number of Nikon D7100 reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it had good technical guidance. Caren said in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “The manual is excellent and at 300+ pages will take some time to sink in”. D Deacon mentioned “Some Sigma lenses don't seem to fare too well for focus acuracy like my 10-20mm f4-5.6, maybe AF fine tuning can help with that” in their Nikon D7100 review. Mr. David Fisher gave the Nikon D7100 an excellent review score and he wrote on Amazon “The Manual is a great improvement from the last one, I can read it” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Product Quality

A number of people agreed that the product was good quality. Amazon Customer said “Picture quality is amazing” in their review of the Nikon D7100. D. Kong mentioned on Amazon “Likes+ Image quality - produces sharp images” in their Nikon D7100 review. D. Kong also wrote “The quality is marginally better than the D7000”.

Easy to Use

A number of people who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Needs to be easy to use”. D Deacon wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I will say, though, that it is easy to set up and a joy to use”. Three years ago Don mentioned on Amazon “What a great intuitive camera highly recommended for anybody who wants to upgrade”.

Ten Nikon D7100 owners wrote that it was easy to use the menus. D. Kong mentioned “The ability to use the U1 and U2 modes to customise the user settings is fantastic” in their review of the Nikon D7100. Dd rated the Nikon D7100 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The processor rapid and the automatic and scene settings remarkably good”. Grumpy scored it very highly and wrote three years ago “It has U1 and U2 to save user settings” in their Nikon D7100 review.

A number of Nikon D7100 owners thought this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. J. C. Neale rated it 5 stars and said “It feels sturdier in the hand, more easy and comfortable to use” in their review of the Nikon D7100. John Mallaby rated it as excellent and he wrote in his review of the Nikon D7100 on Amazon “Lovely to hold, well balanced with kit lens, superb”. Trev Skids wrote three years ago “Just a really great specification camera with which I have become comfortable using and it's what I have come to expect from Nikon” .

Five Nikon D7100 owners wrote that it was easy to handle. Four years ago Geoff wrote “It handles superbly, feels like a professional piece of kit, taking great sharp photos”. Mr. David Brown said “The images are superb and the handling is brilliant” and rated it 5 stars. Nimrod K wrote on Amazon “For me the most significant difference is the much more versatile and mature handling / setup of the camera” in their review of this digital camera.

One Nikon D7100 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Gislaine De Andrade wrote on Amazon “The device also allows remote control of the camera from your smartphone which can be a fun way of setting up self-portraits or group shots” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A few Nikon D7100 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Four years ago Andrea Ryan wrote on Amazon “Partnered with good glass the picture quality is awesome with extremely low noise up to relatively high ISO's” and scored it very highly. Caren rated the Nikon D7100 5 stars and she wrote “The ISO range is great and noise is acceptable” in her review of this digital camera. Edgaras rated it as excellent and wrote “The wider dynamic range helps.-Less noise in higher ISOs” in their review.

Several Nikon D7100 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon D7100 was quiet. Jim Slade scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “I use it for wildlife photography so its extra crop factor, almost silent shutter and lighter weight make it an ideal companion” in his Nikon D7100 review. Techrod mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A) The shutter is a bit loud (haven't yet tried the quiet mode” and rated it 4 stars.

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Robust

Some people thought the product was well made. Andrea Ryan wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “This is a fully featured well made camera which simply does what it's meant to”. Broomshanks mentioned on Amazon “I was disappointed by the packaging as it never mentioned fragile/breakable and was only in the camera box within another amazon box” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Bruce mentioned on Amazon “The camera feels like a solid, professional tool” in his Nikon D7100 review.

Eight customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Amazon Customer said “The build of the camera is strong and feels good in my large hands, all the buttons except one are nicely with placed” in their review of this digital camera. Elliot D H wrote on Amazon “Is reassuringly sturdy and has survived many a bump without a scratch” in his review and rated it 5 stars. Mr. C. J. Mould scored this digital camera 5 stars and mentioned in their Nikon D7100 review “Have to see how durable it proves to be”.

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was sealed. Mr. J. Willerton said on Amazon “Fully weather sealed” in their review of the Nikon D7100. Nimrod K mentioned in their Nikon D7100 review on Amazon “The weather sealed body and the faster” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was reliable. David Carter wrote in his review of this digital camera “Lucky that I have trustworthy neighbours otherwise an expensive Camera could have gone missing” and scored this digital camera 80 out of 100.

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Good Technical Features

A few customers who bought it agreed that it had good features. Bruce he wrote on Amazon “It packs a rich set of features with its 51-point autofocus system found only on professional Nikon DSLRs, weather sealing, great ergonomics, beautiful LCD” in his review of the Nikon D7100. Four years ago Caren rated it 5 stars and she said “The quality of images exceeds what I had anticipated!This camera has so many new features it will take some time to get to grips with them all”. D. Kong said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon in the same month “There are so many features that I won't go through them all in this review - i'll point out what's good about the camera, what I don't like”.

Nice Design

A number of Nikon D7100 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. D Deacon said “What a beautiful body!” in their review of the Nikon D7100 and gave it a score of 5 stars. Davo wrote in their review “This is a beautifully made and engineered piece of kit, I haven't used it much yet as the weather has been so awful.”. Eddie1234 said in their review “Pretty good” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Several Nikon D7100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was ergonomic. A. R. Colegate said in their Nikon D7100 review “Its sharper, more responsive, improved ergonomics, excellent rear screen (no protection though), brilliant AF, more AF points - its simply better! I have taken over 1400 images so far”. Last year Double0sable wrote “I can recommended it as a well- built, high quality, ergonomically efficient DSLR camera with a wide range of really useful features” in their review of this digital camera. Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned “Mostly great ergonomics”.

One Nikon D7100 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was neat. One Nikon D7100 owner wrote in their reviews that it was a good design. Tech.uk.msn.com said “Excellent shooting design”.

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Good Video Capture

Some customers wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Grabber wrote “I also love the live view with the camera and the video which is great as it gives you a much bigger screen if you so want” in their review of this digital camera. Sarge mentioned in their review “The 5d MK 3 is the film maker's camera of a few years ago, today the Nikon D7100 is perfect for making movies”. Sarge also mentioned “It doesn't need one the quality is so good- outstanding visual quality- shoot in 1.3 crop mode and get 60fps 1080i HD video- built in stereo microphone- Mic”.

Nikon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Nikon SLR digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Nikon is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Good Flash

A few people thought this digital camera had a good flash. Three years ago Mr. J. Willerton mentioned “The resolution is more than enough for 90% of people 90% of the time.* Features - 1/8000th shutter speed and 1/250th flash sync - better than the bigger” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One person said that it had gps. Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Lacks built-in GPS” and rated the Nikon D7100 as excellent.

Good Exposure Control

One customer who purchased the Nikon D7100 thought it had good exposure controls. Fredrick A. Stockdale rated it 4 stars and he mentioned in his Nikon D7100 review two years ago “Nikon still need to have a full aperture control whilst shooting video.”.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

Unlike most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the D7100 which do not have a GPS (satellite), the Nikon D7100 has a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the D5300, and the D600 ($953.43) both from Nikon or the Sony SLT-A99 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras of this age and spec is 2.5", the largest is 3.2", and the average display diagonal is 3". With a display diagonal of 3.2 inches, the Nikon D7100 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3.2" screen digital cameras currently available including the D750 ($1,522.89), or the D4S ($4,299.00) both from Nikon or the Pentax 645Z ($6,950.00) which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon D7100 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than two years which do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to consider including the Nikon 1 V1, or the Canon EOS 550D which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the D7100, the Nikon D7100 has a built-in flash.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the EOS 400D - Rebel XTi, or the EOS 450D - Rebel XSi both from Canon or the Nikon D90 ($754.82).

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the NEX-6Y, or the Alpha A3000 ($220.00) both from Sony or the Canon EOS 5D + EF 24-105L IS USM Kit ($2,599.00).

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Nikon D7100 has a higher still image resolution than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Nikon digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of 4494 x 3000, 2992 x 2000, 4800 x 3200, 3600 x 2400, 2400 x 1600, 6000 x 3368, 4496 x 2528, 2992 x 1680, 4800 x 2696 and 3600 x 2024 and 2400 x 1344.

A 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) is actually the best still image resolution across all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the D7100.

A 480 x 480 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution across comparable types of camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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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 the ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

This camera's light exposure correction (±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all digital cameras of this age and type.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D7100 is 780,000 pixels. At 1,228,800 pixel, the Nikon D7100 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the D7100.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

The least total megapixels of cameras that were launched around the same time as the D7100 is 10MP, the most is 53MP, and the average total megapixels is 20MP. The Nikon D7100 has one of the more total megapixelss (24.71 megapixels) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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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 cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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51 Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

51 auto Focus (AF) pointss

The Nikon D7100 is a 51 auto Focus (AF) points camera. Most of the other cameras of this age and type have between 9 and 799 auto Focus (AF) pointss.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. 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.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Nikon D7100 is more than most SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has a Manual light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the D7100. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Nikon 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 typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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Has a Mini HDMI Connector Type

The Nikon D7100 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most SLR digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has a Mini HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on cameras of this age and spec.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports a H.264|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is typical of many digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports Two ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon D7100 is more than most SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The ISO sensitivity "6400" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Features Two Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon D7100 is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D7100. The auto focusing (AF) modes "Servo Auto Focus" is also featured on this Nikon camera.

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TFT Display

The Nikon D7100 has a TFT display which is better than most cameras of this type and age. Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have an LCD display. 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.

This digital camera's display (TFT) is in fact the best display amongst all digital cameras of this spec and age.

The worst display across comparable types of digital camera is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Bad Environmental Credentials

One Nikon D7100 reviewer thought the Nikon D7100 was not good in terms of recycling. Mr. J. Willerton said in their Nikon D7100 review “The bodies recycle every few years”.

Poor Battery Life

Three Nikon D7100 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it did not have a good battery life. D. Kong wrote in their Nikon D7100 review “Dislikes- Battery life - From a full charge, I've managed to take around 600 shots (plus some short movies) before the battery drained to 6%”. Mr. C. J. Mould said on Amazon “Spare battery is expensive” in their Nikon D7100 review.

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon D7100 does not support video capability, unlike most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than two years which support video capability.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a video capability and we think the EOS 450D - Rebel XSi, or the EOS 550D both from Canon or the Nikon D90 ($754.82) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the D7100, the Nikon D7100 does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the D5300, or the D600 ($953.43) both from Nikon or the Sony Alpha A77 ($899.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Nikon D7100 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other SLR digital cameras that are a similar age to the D7100 are also not 3D.

If you want a camera that is 3D then you might want to look at the D600 ($953.43), the D800 ($2,013.18), or the D800E ($2,449.31) all from Nikon.

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Not Waterproof

Most comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years are not waterproof. The Nikon D7100 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon D7100 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Only Features Eight Flash Modess

The Nikon D7100 has a greater number of flash modes than most SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the D7100. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Flash on", "Hi-speed sync", "Red-eye reduction", "Second curtain synchro" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Nikon D7100 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this age and spec.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 6,400, the Nikon D7100 has one of the lower ISO sensitivity (max)s amongst SLR digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this spec and age have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 1,600 and 210,000.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon D7100

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 24.1 megapixels, the Nikon D7100 has a relatively typical megapixel compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the D7100.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the D5300 (24.2MP), or the D750 ($1,522.89) (24.3MP) both from Nikon or the Sony Alpha A77 ($899.99) (24.3MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The Nikon D7100 has a relatively standard weight (675 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the D7100.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Nikon Coolpix D7000 (690g).

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the 1 V1, or the 1 V1 both from Nikon or the Panasonic Lumix G5 ($599.99).

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Nikon D5000 ($689.98) (SD|SDHC) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Shutter Speed Settings
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Carrying Case
Other Features
Built-In Flash

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Expert Reviews

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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…

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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24 October 2014

A well-rounded enthusiasts' SLR with exceptional image quality and ergonomics...

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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 24 June 2013 by StanW
StanW would recommend the Nikon D7100 (Verified Purchase)

I was debating between purchasing the Nikon D800 or the Nikon D600 before departing on a 28 day cruise. When I read the B&H "soon to be available" information, I took notice of the great price... Read more…

Reviewed 21 September 2013 by George911
George911 would recommend the Nikon D7100

Ive owned a D7000 for about two years and when the new D71000 launched i read all the good reviews and they all are correct. This camera is amazing during the day , at night taking pictures and... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2013 by SomeNYCGuy
SomeNYCGuy would recommend the Nikon D7100 (Verified Purchase)

I decided to replace my 6-year-old D300 with the D7100 after comparing images and reviews for the D300, D7100, and D610. The price, focal point coverage across the sensor, number of focal points,... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers f3556g, code vba310, nikon f3556, nikon w18140, nikon w18300, nikon vba360, code vba310a, nikon f3556g, canon vba360, nikon vba360a, code vba310ae, canon vba360a, nikon w18140m, nikon w18300m, canon vba360ae, nikon w18140mm, nikon w18300mm, nikon vba360ae, code vba360k001, nikon d710018105, nikon vba360k001, canon vba360k001, nikon amzrefb0092, nikon d710018105v, nikon d710018105vr, nikon amzrefb0092c, nikon amzrefb0092cr, nikon d710018105vrk, nikon d710018105vrki
Barcodes 00001820893605, 00006536089031, 00017856441659, 00018208015139, 00018208132935, 00018208133024, 00018208134892, 00018208929740, 00018208934744, 00018208996964, 00018208998111, 00635131600302, 00635131600456, 00845251059861, 00845251059885, 03662362016012, 05056129203391, 05711045620522

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