- Resolution: 24.1 MP
- Sensor size: 23.5 x 15.6 mm
- Screen size: 3.2 inch
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Type: DSLR
- Built-in Flash: Yes
- Red Eye Reduction: Yes
- Battery Type: EN-EL15 Li-ion
- LCD Info Display: TFT LCD
Nikon D7100: Featuring a 24.1MP Sensor, EXPEED 3 Processor and Bundled Lens Kits
Nikon has unveiled its latest APS-C DSLR in D7100 which is actually a pretty significant upgrade over the popular D7000. This camera boasts of several enviable attributes in addition to a good build quality and the specs sheet associated with the same can be detailed as follows:
The D7100 offers a maximum image resolution of 6000x4000 pixels for the 24MP image sensor. Multiple aspect ratios are supported in 3:2 and the standard 16:9. The CMOS image sensor measures 23.5mmx15.6mm and works in unison with the EXPEED 3 processor. Manual focus is supported by this camera with 51 focus points to rely upon. Nikon F lens mount is featured in addition to the multiple Autofocus modes. ISO sensitivity range of 100-6400 is exhibited in addition to 12 white balance presets and the custom white balance mode.
The D7100 boasts of a fixed LCD with a screen size of 3.2 inches. Touch support is missing but the screen features 1228K dots as the display resolution. The TFT LCD supports Wide Viewing Angle with the Live View option paired along. In terms of viewfinder, the D7100 packs the Optical Pentaprism with 100 percent coverage and 0.94X as the magnifying prowess.
Photography and Videography
In terms of shutter speed, the D7100 offers a range of 30-1/8000 sec. Both aperture priority and shutter priority modes are supported in addition to the manual exposure and subject modes. Built-in flash is supported with a 12.00m range. Multiple flash modes in Auto, rear Curtain and many more are supported besides the burst shooting rate of 6 frames per second. Multiple metering modes are supported with AE and WB bracketing. Full HD movies can be captured at 60-24 frames per second in addition to the HD and 424p videos. In terms of formats, the D7100 supports MPEG-4 and H.264 with several Videography nodes. Stereo microphone is featured in addition to the Mono speaker.
In terms of bundled lens, the Nikon D7100 packs the AF-S 18-105mm VR Lens, supporting the powerful DX format and 5.8X zoom. Vibration reduction is featured by this kit in addition to the Silent Wave Motor, supporting quieter autofocus. The Extra dispersion glass keeps distortions at bay. Another telephone zooming lens in AF-S DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED is bundled along offering 2 ED glass elements. Image stabilization is supporting with a 3 stop vibration reduction spec.
The D7100 packs in USB 2.0 supporting faster file transfers at 480Mbit/sec. This camera also supports the HDMI port as the Mini Type C with optional wireless connectivity. Remote control is supported in MC-DC2 and the WR-R10. Time-lapse recording and the orientation sensor are included besides options GPS support.
Design and Battery
This is an environmentally sealed camera supporting offering dust and water resistance. Battery pack in Li-Ion EN-EL15 is featured which is rechargeable in nature, supporting up to 950 shots on a single charge. In terms of dimensions, the D7100 measures 136mmx107mmx76mm and weighs 765g as well.
Nikon D7100 with 18-105 mm and 55-200 mm Twin Lens Rivals:
Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 60D