- Focal Length: 18 - 140 and 55 - 300 mm
- Resolution: 24.1 MP
- Screen size: 3.2 inch
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Type: DSLR
- Built-in Flash: Yes
- Battery Type: Lithium-Ion EN-EL15
Nikon D7100: Featuring a 24.1MP Sensor and 51 Focus Points
Nikon’s latest DSLR in D7100 packs in a lot on a budget. Touted as one praiseworthy upgrade, the D7100 features several enviable attributes besides keeping up with the international standards. The specs sheet associated with this camera can be detailed as follows:
The D7100 is one compact DSLR featuring a 24.1MP image sensor. This CMOS sensor supports the DX-Format besides adding the all in one zooming prowess into the mix. This camera offers a maximum image resolution of 6000x4000 pixels. The image sensor measures 23.5mmx15.60mm and works perfectly in unison with the EXPEED 3 image processing engine. This DSLR offers an ISO sensitivity range of 100-6400, expandable up to 25600 besides 12 white balance presets and the custom white balance mod. RAW format is supported with this camera which supports both autofocus and manual focus. 51 focus points are covered with 15 cross type detectors. The D7100 features a 1.3X Crop mode as well. The Low pass filter is omitted which offers sharper details. Burst shooting mode is supported 6 frames per second.
Photography and Videography
The D7100 offers a maximum shutter speed of 1/8000 sec and a minimum tick of 30 sec. Both aperture priority and shutter priority modes are supported in addition to the manual exposure mode and multiple subject or scene modes. Built-in flash modes are supported with a range of 12.00m, at ISO 100. Exposure compensation modes are also supported in addition to the AE and WB bracketing. Built-in HDR is featured for those high-contrast shots.
In terms of video recording, the D7100 supports full HD movies at 60 frames per second. Other resolutions in HD and 424p are supported in addition to the multiple video formats like MPEG-4 and H.264. Slow motion sequences can also be recorded in addition to the time-lapse recording and the 60i functionality.
The fixed TFT LCD measures 3.2 inches besides supporting a wide viewing angle. Live view is supported for the panel with a screen resolution of 1228K dots. Optical pentaprism is included as the viewfinder featuring 100 percent coverage and magnifying prowess of 0.94X.
The D7100 offers wireless connectivity in addition to the optional GPS. USB 2.0 is supported for faster file transfers. Mini HDMI port is supported with the option of mobile wireless adapter. Orientation sensor is also included.
Design and Battery
The D7100 weighs 765g and measures 136mmx107mmx76mm in terms of dimensions. This DSLR offers a durable build and features weatherproofing as well. Powering the D7100 is the EN-LL15 battery pack, supporting up to 950 shots on a single charge.
The D7100 comes bundled with the 18-140mm lens kit offering compatible DX image sensors and a magnification limit of 7.8X. Vibration reduction is supported with 4 stop image stabilization. One ED element is also featured for reducing the chromatic aberration. The 55-300mm VR NIKKOR Zoom Lens kit is also included with 5.5X zooming prowess and VR II capabilities. Two ED glass elements are featured in addition to the SWM technology.
Nikon D7100 with 18-140 mm and 55-300 mm Lens Rivals:
Canon EOS 700D
Canon EOS 70D
Canon EOS 60D