Nikon D7100 Review

Overall Score

74

Main Features

  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 6 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 136 x 107 x 76 mm, 765g.
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  • Replaced: D7000
  • Replaced by: D7200

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Nikon D7100 Overview


First introduced in April, 2013, Nikon D7100 is a 24 MP DSLR with a APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Nikon replaced the older Nikon D7000 with D7100. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon D7100 with Nikon D7000

Nikon replaced D7100 with Nikon D7200. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon D7100 with Nikon D7200


Nikon D7100 comes with a 23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.21 mm (1.1").

- Full Frame
- Nikon D7100

Sensor resolution of Nikon D7100 ~ 6019 x 3986 pixels.

Nikon D7100 has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 366.6 mm².

There are approximate 23,991,734 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Nikon D7100 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Nikon D7500 Nikon D7500 2017 21MP 100 - 51200 720g 136 x 104 x 73mm
Nikon D7200 Nikon D7200 2015 24MP 100 - 25600 765g 136 x 107 x 76mm
Nikon D7100 Nikon D7100 2013 24MP 100 - 6400 765g 136 x 107 x 76mm
Nikon D7000 Nikon D7000 2010 16MP 100 - 6400 780g 132 x 105 x 77mm

Proc and Cons of Nikon D7100


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon D7100 with competitors in semi-pro dslr cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
RAW Support
1229k dots Screen Resolution
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
51 Focus Points
2 Storage Slots
Flash Sync Port
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
6.0 fps Continuous Shooting
950 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
15 Cross Focus Points
5 AE Bracketing Range
150000 cycles Shutter Life Expectancy
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
Weight: 765g
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Type Scores

Nikon D7100 has an Overall Score of 74/100 and ranked #47 out of 205 in DSLR cameras, and ranked #109 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Nikon D7100 Scores
Imaging score
61
Features score
77
Value for money score
87
Portability score
74
Overall score
74
Average Scores in Semi-Pro DSLR
Imaging Score
55
Features Score
58
Value For Money Score
73
Portability Score
70
Overall score
61

Physical Dimensions of Nikon D7100


Nikon D7100 weighs 765g and has external dimensions of 136 x 107 x 76mm (5.35 x 4.21 x 2.99"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro DSLR cameras is 783g, Nikon D7100 is 18 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon D7100 is less by 5mm more than the average length in Semi-Pro DSLR.

Weight Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Nikon D7100
765g
Average weight
783g
Min weight
479g
Max weight
1074g

Thickness Comparison
Semi-Pro DSLR Cameras


Nikon D7100
76mm
Average Thickness
75mm
Min Thickness
64mm
Max Thickness
86mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon D7100 with the dimensions:

Nikon D7100

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight D7100 Dimensions D7100
Nikon D7200 Nikon D7200 765 g 765 g 136 x 107 x 76 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Nikon D5500 Nikon D5500 420 g 765 g 124 x 97 x 70 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Nikon D5300 Nikon D5300 480 g 765 g 125 x 98 x 76 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Nikon D7000 Nikon D7000 780 g 765 g 132 x 105 x 77 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Canon EOS 70D Canon 70D 755 g 765 g 139 x 104 x 79 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Nikon D750 Nikon D750 840 g 765 g 141 x 113 x 78 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Nikon D5600 Nikon D5600 465 g 765 g 124 x 97 x 70 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Nikon D7500 Nikon D7500 720 g 765 g 136 x 104 x 73 mm 136 x 107 x 76 mm

Specifications of Nikon D7100


General
Brand Nikon
Model D7100
Announced April, 2013
Body Type Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Nikon F
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier n/a
Number of Lenses 305
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1229k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.63
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 51
Number of Cross Focus Points 15
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 6.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 12.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.6 mm
Sensor Area 366.6 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 25600
Min Boosted ISO 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 950 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model EN-EL15
Physical
Weight 765 g
Physical Dimensions 136 x 107 x 76 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots
Storage Slots 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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