Nikon Coolpix P7100 Review

Overall Score

61

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/1.7 CCD Sensor
  • 28-200 mm (7.1x) F2.8-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Optical (tunnel) Viewfinder
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 116 x 77 x 48 mm, 395g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: Coolpix P7000
  • Replaced by: Coolpix P7700

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Nikon Coolpix P7100 Overview


First introduced in February, 2012, Nikon Coolpix P7100 is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/1.7 (7.44 x 5.58 mm) sized CCD sensor. Nikon replaced the older Nikon P7000 with Coolpix P7100. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon P7100 with Nikon P7000

Nikon replaced Coolpix P7100 with Nikon P7700. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon P7100 with Nikon P7700


Nikon P7100 comes with a 7.53 x 5.64 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 9.41 mm (0.37").

- Full Frame
- Nikon Coolpix P7100

Sensor resolution of Nikon P7100 ~ 3660 x 2731 pixels.

Nikon P7100 has Crop Factor: 4.6

The sensor has a surface area of 42.5 mm².

There are approximate 9,995,460 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Nikon P7100 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 2013 12MP 80 - 1600 399g 119 x 78 x 50mm
Nikon Coolpix P7700 Nikon P7700 2013 12MP 80 - 1600 392g 119 x 73 x 50mm
Nikon Coolpix P7100 Nikon P7100 2012 10MP 100 - 3200 395g 116 x 77 x 48mm
Nikon Coolpix P7000 Nikon P7000 2010 10MP 100 - 3200 310g 114 x 77 x 45mm

Proc and Cons of Nikon P7100


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Coolpix P7100 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
AF Face Detection
921k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
99 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
External Flash
RAW Support
1.3 fps Continuous Shooting
350 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
5.6 Lens at Tele
Timelapse Recording
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.6
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Slow Continuous Shooting: 921 fps
Type Scores

Nikon Coolpix P7100 has an Overall Score of 61/100 and ranked #61 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #296 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Nikon P7100 Scores
Imaging score
40
Features score
71
Value for money score
77
Portability score
88
Overall score
61
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Nikon P7100


Nikon Coolpix P7100 weighs 395g and has external dimensions of 116 x 77 x 48mm (4.57 x 3.03 x 1.89"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Nikon P7100 is 220 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon P7100 is more by 18mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon P7100
395g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Nikon P7100
48mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Coolpix P7100 with the dimensions:

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Coolpix P7100 Dimensions Coolpix P7100
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 395 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 116 x 77 x 48 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7000 Nikon P7000 310 g 395 g 114 x 77 x 45 mm 116 x 77 x 48 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7700 Nikon P7700 392 g 395 g 119 x 73 x 50 mm 116 x 77 x 48 mm
Canon PowerShot G12 Canon G12 401 g 395 g 112 x 76 x 48 mm 116 x 77 x 48 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 395 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 116 x 77 x 48 mm
Nikon Coolpix S9900 Nikon S9900 289 g 395 g 112 x 66 x 40 mm 116 x 77 x 48 mm
Canon PowerShot G11 Canon G11 375 g 395 g 112 x 76 x 48 mm 116 x 77 x 48 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 395 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 116 x 77 x 48 mm

Specifications of Nikon Coolpix P7100


General
Brand Nikon
Model Coolpix P7100
Announced February, 2012
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 2
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 80%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 99
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.3 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.00
Flash Modes Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Fill flash, Manual, Slow sync, Rear curtain flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/1.7
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 7.53 x 5.64 mm
Sensor Area 42.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 6400
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 350 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 395 g
Physical Dimensions 116 x 77 x 48 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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