Canon EOS 1D X vs Nikon Coolpix P7100

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Canon EOS 1D X
Nikon Coolpix P7100

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
12% higher megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has a megapixel count of 18.1MP, however the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is only a 16MP digital camera (2.1MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

A lot more total megapixel count Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has a total megapixel count of 19.3MP, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is only a 10.39MP digital camera (8.91MP less).
Hugely higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, but the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is only a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (44,800 lower).
26s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is only a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

0.2" larger screen size Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has a screen size of 3.2", however the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is only a 3" screen digital camera (0.2" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

119,000 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has a display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is only a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (119,000 pixels lower).
Four hundred and ninety more shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a digital camera that takes 860.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P7100 only takes 370.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Four more awards
The Canon EOS 1D X has 11 awards, however the Nikon Coolpix P7100 has 7 awards.
Expert reviews are better
The Canon EOS 1D X has an average expert review score of 89% based on 56 reviews, but the Nikon Coolpix P7100 has an average rating of 81% (based on 68 reviews).
User reviews are a bit better
The Canon EOS 1D X has an average user review score of 97% based on 311 reviews, but the Nikon Coolpix P7100 has an average rating of 93% (based on 84 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Thirty-eight more auto focus points Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has 99.00 auto focus points, however the Canon EOS 1D X only has 61.00 auto focus points.
1.1kg lighter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is a 221g digital camera. That's 1.1kg lighter than the Canon EOS 1D X (221g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

97.6mm shorter Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is a 66mm tall digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X is a 163.6mm tall digital camera (97.6mm taller).
Vastly thinner Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a depth of 26.8mm, however the Canon EOS 1D X is an 82.7mm deep digital camera (55.9mm thicker).
A lot narrower Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a width of 110.4mm, however the Canon EOS 1D X is a 158mm wide digital camera (47.6mm wider).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Thirty-eight less auto focus points Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has 61.00 auto focus points, however the Nikon Coolpix P7100 only has 99.00 auto focus points.
Heavier Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a 1.3kg digital camera. That's 1.1kg heavier than the Nikon Coolpix P7100 (221g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

97.6mm taller Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X is a 163.6mm tall digital camera, whereas the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is a 66mm tall digital camera (97.6mm shorter).
55.9mm thicker Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has a depth of 82.7mm, however the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is a 26.8mm deep digital camera (55.9mm thinner).
A lot wider Edit
The Canon EOS 1D X has a width of 158mm, however the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is a 110.4mm wide digital camera (47.6mm narrower).
12 Reasons Against
14% lower megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a megapixel count of 16MP, however the Canon EOS 1D X is an 18.1MP digital camera (2.1MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Significantly less total megapixel count Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a total megapixel count of 10.39MP, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X is a 19.3MP digital camera (8.91MP more).
Hugely lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a maximum ISO speed of 6,400, but the Canon EOS 1D X is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (44,800 higher).
Shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is a 4s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera (26s longer). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

0.2" smaller screen size Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a screen size of 3", however the Canon EOS 1D X is a 3.2" screen digital camera (0.2" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

119,000 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a display resolution of 921,000 pixels, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X is a 1,040,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (119,000 pixels higher).
Four hundred and ninety less shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is a digital camera that takes 370.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Canon EOS 1D X only takes 860.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

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Seven months older
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is older than the Canon EOS 1D X by seven months.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Nikon Coolpix P7100 has received 7 awards, the Canon EOS 1D X has received 11 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has an average expert rating of 81%, but the Canon EOS 1D X has an average expert rating of 89% (based on 56 reviews).
A bit Lower user review Score
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has an average user rating of 93%, but the Canon EOS 1D X has an average user rating of 97% (based on 311 reviews).

Awards

11 Awards
buy-n-shoot.com: Platinum
camcorderinfo.com: Best of Year
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
hardwarezone.com.ph: Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Hot Product
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
tipa.com: Technical Image Press Association Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold
7 Awards
CNET.co.uk: Editor's Choice
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Magnus.de: Test Winner
pcworld.com_techhive.com: Top 10
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold

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Average User Rating

Date Released

58 months Ago 65 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
BEST
 SLR
Megapixel Count
18.1MP
BEST
16MP
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Optical Sensor Size
 1/1.7"
 1/1.7"
BEST
Still Image Resolution
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3888 x 2592
 3456 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
BEST
 5184 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3888 x 2592
 3456 x 2304
 2592 x 1728
 4608 x 3456
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 2272 x 1704
 1600 x 1200
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 5184 x 3456
BEST
 5184 x 3456
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
 3:2
 16:9
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
36 x 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixel Count
19.3MP
BEST
10.39MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Waterproof
 Waterproof
 Waterproof
Colour
 Black
 Black
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 30m
Maximum Freezeproof Temperature
Unknown - Click to provide data -10°C
Body Material
 Magnesium
 Magnesium
Protection Feature
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Shock resistant
 Freeze resistant
 Water resistant
 Dust resistant
 Shock resistant
 Freeze resistant
Shock Resistant Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shock resistant case
Freeze Resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Dust Resistant Case
 Dust resistant case
 Dust resistant case

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 5x
Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Maximum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.6
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.8
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 120mm
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 24mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.3 - 21.5
Extra / Smart Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 10x
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 12/10
Lens Mount Interface
 Canon EF
 Canon EF

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 centre weighted
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 continuous
 tracking
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 single
 spot
 centre weighted
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 continuous
 tracking
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face tracking
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
-2 - 18 0.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01 - ∞
Auto Focus Point
61 99
BEST
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.05 - ∞
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
ISO Speed
 100
 200
 51200
 64
 80
 160
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 100
 200
 51200
 64
 80
 160
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
51,200
BEST
6,400
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s
BEST
4s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
External Flash Connector
 External flash connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Tele Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - 4.5
Flash Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - 5.2
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 MOV
 H.264
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1200
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1280×720@24fps
 320×240@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1280×720@24fps
 320×240@30fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
 WAV
 LPCM
 PCM
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
 Voice recording

Memory

Memory Card
 SD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 CF+
 SDXC
 SDHC
BEST
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 473MB
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3.2"
BEST
3"
Display
 OLED
 OLED
BEST
Field of View
100% 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
1,040,000 pixels
BEST
921,000 pixels
Second Display
 Second display
Unknown - Click to provide data

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.76x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
Connection
 Wireless LAN
BEST
 Wireless LAN
AV Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AV output
PC Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC connectivity
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
 Microphone in socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS
 GPS
 GPS
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Incandescent
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Incandescent
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Program
 Manual
 Auto
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Program
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Sepia
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Calendar
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Anti-Dust Function
 Anti-dust function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Adjustment Mode
 Brightness
 Brightness
Image Editing Mode
 Rotating
 Rotating
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 Exif
BEST
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tripod Mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
Electronic Compass
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic compass
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
 Direct printing
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Start-Up Time
100ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Altimeter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Altimeter
Barometer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Barometer
Built-In Processor
Dual Digic 5+ EXPEED C2
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Fireworks
 Museum
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Sunset
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ARA
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 ARA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.3kg 221g
BEST
Height
163.6mm 66mm
BEST
Depth
82.7mm 26.8mm
BEST
Width
158mm 110.4mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 395g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium
 Lithium
Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Size
CR2025, LP-E4N/ LP-E4 EN-EL12
Shot Per Battery Charge
860 shots
BEST
370 shots
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 25

System Requirements

Windows Operating System
 Windows operating system
Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bundled Software
ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility , Picture Style Editor Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 AV
 USB
 AV
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication
Networking Feature
Gigabit Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB 2.0 port
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port
Date Imprinting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Date imprinting
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.4kg
Face Detection
 Face detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dust-Resistant
 Dust-resistant
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Priority Mode
 Aperture priority mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital SLR
 Digital SLR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual Exposure
 Manual exposure
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure
 Auto exposure
Unknown - Click to provide data
Recording Format
EXIF 2.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shutter Priority AE
 Shutter priority AE
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Pack
LP-E4N/ LP-E4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Rotating
 Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 2 x DIGIC 5+
 2 x DIGIC 5+
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