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Nikon Coolpix P7100
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Nikon Coolpix P7100 Digital Camera

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16MP 5x Aug 2011
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Seven Industry Awards

Amongst cameras of this spec and age, this waterproof camera is one of the most awarded by experts in cameras.

This Nikon camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Digitaltrends.com and CNET.co.uk, both of which decided that this camera was outstanding.

An other three expert review sites thought that this camera was good. This Nikon camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from Ephotozine and it received a Trusted Reviews "Recommended" award. This camera also received a What Digital Camera "Gold" award.

This digital camera received a "Test Winner" award from Magnus.de and it received a "Top 10" award from Pcworld.com_techhive.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Fourty-five experts from sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews have rated this waterproof camera on average 81%. This puts this digital camera in the top 18% of all the similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this camera is terrific based on 203 user reviews.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good screen. Four years ago Amazon Customer said in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “The 921,000 dot screen is very clear”. David O wrote on Amazon “In particular the tilt screen (saves my back from stooping low when shooting flowers” in his review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Dr. Guy T. Maskall said on Amazon “The rear display screen is nice and bright” in his review of this digital camera and rated the product 80 out of 100.

Several people who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P7100 thought it had a good viewfinder. Amazon Customer mentioned “Don't be put off by negative reviews about the viewfinder- in bright sunshine it's invaluable” and gave the Nikon Coolpix P7100 a rating of 80 out of 100. Gadget Man wrote on Amazon “The viewfinder is useful with long zoom in finding the subject so ignore the reviews saying it has no purpose” and rated the product 5 stars. Jeremy Prior mentioned “The tilting viewfinder is very useful especially for not drawing attention to yourself when taking photos that are pointing in the direction of members of the public”.

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Good Quality Lens

Several customers agreed that it had a good zoom. Four years ago Amazon Customer said in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “There is a useful zoom memory function, used in conjunction with fn1 which lets you stop at all the usual points in the range”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The killer reason for choosing this camera was zoom range, better than the G11”. Barbara J Critchley wrote on Amazon “Even on full zoom, in good light the quality is good enough to be able to zoom in further on the image on my computer”.

Seven customers who purchased it thought it had a good lens. Three years ago Dfwellwish said in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 on Amazon “The 7 - 1 zoom lens is great”. Druid wrote on Amazon “This is a superb camera & the lens is extremely sharp, I have had many compact cameras”. Gordon from Normandy said on Amazon “The lens performs well at all stages” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100.

Several Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Four years ago Jeremy Prior mentioned on Amazon “I also like the Infinity Close-Up Auto-focus quick setting menu” in his review. Mr. Vincent Shepherd said in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review on Amazon “The only thing i cant figure out how to do is manual focusing”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few customers said that it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “It will keep taking pictures at a reasonable rate.” and rated it 4 stars. B. Hudson said on Amazon “Produces a very large, bright and clear image” in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. B. Hudson also said “The camera takes too long to save RAW images”.

A number of people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. N. Smith gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “Still giving good resolution (3) The camera can shoot in RAW”. N. Smith also wrote “The resolution was nice with plenty of detail”.

One person who bought it reckoned that it had a good ISO range. L.c rated the Nikon Coolpix P7100 5 stars and said “The control dials are all very nice and useful, ISO, White balance, black” in their review. One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer wrote that it was good at handing highlights and shadows in pictures. Four years ago N. Smith said on Amazon “The church was lit up in full sun, this created shadows to part of the side”.

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer who purchased the Nikon Coolpix P7100 reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned “The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is the camera giant's latest high-end compact, equipped with viewfinder, over-sized sensor”.

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Good Support

A number of customers reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Bob Evans wrote “I would have liked a comprehensive user manual in print form.” in his review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100. Jeremy Prior wrote “I like to have Manual Focus over-ride easily at hand” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Mr. Vincent Shepherd mentioned “A proper paper manual” in his review of this digital camera and rated the product as very good.

Easy to Use

Several Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was easy to use. Chrisg said in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “The camera is a joy to use, fits really well in the hand” and scored this digital camera very highly. Chrisg also said “It's ease of use and the quality of the results I'd opt for the P7100”. Gadget Man wrote in their review on Amazon “The controls are plentiful and easy to use”.

A number of Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners who reviewed the Nikon Coolpix P7100 reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer said “The quick menu dial is very helpful, as is the dedicated exposure compensation dial which features a warning light when activated” in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Bill Mckinlay said in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “Lot of ability to control your shots easily without menus” and rated this digital camera 5 stars. David O wrote on Amazon “You can point and shoot or adjust settings to fit your style of photography and even set some dedicated menus setups to enable quick shifting between menues”.

Five customers who purchased the Nikon Coolpix P7100 agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Amazon Customer said “It is comfortable and secure” in their review of this digital camera. Five years ago B. Hudson said in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “Is big enough to hold and manipulate without too much difficulty”. Also five years ago Bob Evans mentioned in his review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 “The camera sits chunkily comfortable in the hand”.

Several people who reviewed it thought it was easy to handle. M. Robinson wrote in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “Looks good, handles well” and scored it 5 stars. Photographyblog.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “Crucially faster version of the model that it replaces, with an even better handling experience, quicker startup”. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 “Those who have used the P7000 will appreciate the enhanced handling” and rated it 4 stars.

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Robust

Some customers agreed that the Nikon Coolpix P7100 was well made. Four years ago Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 “It feels solid and comfortable in the hand”. Dr. Guy T. Maskall said on Amazon “The build quality immediately felt very good” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Dr. Guy T. Maskall also mentioned “It feels like a solid, quality bit of kit”.

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Dr. Guy T. Maskall gave it a score of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “I have dropped it one star, though, because of the charger”. Mr. James A. Carter wrote “Sturdy made Compact” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars. Mr. James A. Carter also wrote “Feels nice and sturdy”.

One customer said in their reviews that the product was good at resisting water ingress.

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Nice Design

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Crobar said in their review of this digital camera “The tilt screen I find very useful along with the improved ergonomics” and scored it 5 stars. Dr. G. N. Hone wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 on Amazon “The ergonomics are good (a lot of controls packed into a small space.” and gave it a very good review. Dr. Guy T. Maskall wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “I own a Nikon DSLR and I like the ergonomics of Nikon” and scored it 4 stars.

A few Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers who bought it thought it was good looking. L.c mentioned on Amazon “This is pretty rare to happen”. M. Robinson said “It seems pretty decent from what I've seen so far” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer reckoned that it was neat. Barbara J Critchley wrote on Amazon “The flash is small and neat.”. One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer concluded that this digital camera was smooth. Worldpix wrote “The viewfinder is smooth, clear and non jerky”.

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer considered that the Nikon Coolpix P7100 was well designed. Digitalversus.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “It has been nicely designed, built with quality”.

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer concluded that the product was a good design. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com wrote “It has a highly attractive design with 48 x 116.3mm dimensions”.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners agreed that it was good value for money. Brian Harrison wrote on Amazon “Excellent value” in his review of this digital camera. Three years ago Dfwellwish wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 on Amazon “At a very reasonable price from Amazon”. Gadget Man mentioned on Amazon “The EV offset dial on the top right is an excellent control and shows a warning light if you have offset the value which is an excellent feature” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Several Nikon Coolpix P7100 owners who bought it mentioned that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer wrote “After much searching for a case, I opted for a Manfrotto Nano 2, which is cheap” . Amazon Customer also mentioned “Brilliant spec and a real bargain”. Dr. G. N. Hone mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “Shutter speed makes for a good deal of crearive control”.

A few people thought it was cheap. B. Hudson mentioned on Amazon “I've had to buy some plastic covers (not expensive) to prevent it being scratched” in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review and gave the Nikon Coolpix P7100 a score of 5 stars. Mr. C. Rowland gave it an excellent rating and said in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Dont want a big expensive camera to carry about”. Worldpix said on Amazon “Much underrated SB400, which is inexpensive and fits easily in a pocket” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Size

Several customers considered that the product was compact. Five years ago B. Hudson said on Amazon “Wanted a compact camera to replace my Canon Powershot after it was stolen”. B. Hudson also mentioned “Basically it's a Nikon DSLR camera in compact form with all of the functionality”. Barbara J Critchley scored it 5 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “Great digital camera you can use as a SLR compact” in her review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100.

Several Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was heavy and bulky. Four years ago Chrisg wrote in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 “It's very liberating not having to lug a very heavy DSLR and lens around” and scored it very highly. Jeremy Prior mentioned also four years ago “Isn't too bulky or too heavy to carry around like a compact camera” in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review.

One customer who purchased the Nikon Coolpix P7100 concluded that it was thick. David O wrote “Menues - the handbook is thick, full of info” in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. One person who bought it wrote that it was a good body shape. Dr. G. N. Hone said “For people who know that they cannot hold a bridge camera with a X20 or X30 zoom steady, this is a very good lens in a very good body”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix P7100 was easy to carry around. Henk Van Aken said “The whole camera is very customizable, very happy with it, easy to carry around, used to use SLR” in their review and scored it 5 stars.

One person said in their reviews that it was good physically. Five years ago Trustedreviews.com wrote on expert website Trusted Reviews “A wide variety of easy-to-reach physical controls and generous levels of user customisation” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Technical Features

Some Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon Coolpix P7100 had good features. Barbara J Critchley mentioned in her review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 three years ago “If I want it, I have total control over the pictures I take and there are are many programmable features which I will enjoy experimenting with” . David O wrote “That is easy to read (you will need to, to access the many special features such as time lapse” in his Nikon Coolpix P7100 review. Happy Snapper mentioned in their review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 on Amazon three years ago “It has many more features than my old camera so I can't comment on these as yet”.

Good Product Quality

Fifty customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned “Image quality is excellent, with plenty of options such as the ability to shoot in raw alone or raw + 3 quality options”. Three years ago Atc Brian wrote “Really good quality images” in their review of this digital camera. Atc Brian also wrote “Amazing camera that takes really great quality images, easy to use”.

Good Video Capture

Five Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was good for video recording. Bungie mentioned in their Nikon Coolpix P7100 review “Great photos, good video and a dream to use”. Chrisg mentioned on Amazon “Even the video mode produces excellent results, I wouldn't be concerned it isn't full 1080HD”. Four years ago Jeremy Prior said in his review on Amazon “Video side works well.”.

Nikon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Nikon has good average ratings for its waterproof cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Flash

Three people reckoned that it had a good flash. David O rated the product as very good and he wrote on Amazon four years ago “Flash coverage good (best I have had on a compact”. Gordon from Normandy said in his review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 five years ago “The little flash is stunning and for some thing so small it certainly packs a punch” .

Good Battery Life

Several Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “Battery life is good- I got 260 shots on the day I first used the camera, including video clips, deleting images”. Jeremy Prior said in his review of the Nikon Coolpix P7100 on Amazon four years ago “Given that it only takes 1.5 hrs to fully charge it, that's got to be a high performance battery - At last say I ! I hope to have a long”. In the same month N. Smith rated this digital camera 80 out of 100 and mentioned “It takes the same battery as my D5100 DSLR so that is a bonus for me” in their review.

Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers considered that it was noisy. Kowakurz said “In the P7100 the noise control is excellent” in their review. Nicolette Keates mentioned on Amazon “Compared to the G11 the P7100 is slightly noisier at ISO 200 than the G11 in RAW” in her Nikon Coolpix P7100 review and scored it 80 out of 100.

Good Exposure Control

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 owner thought this digital camera had good exposure controls.

Good Connectivity

One Nikon Coolpix P7100 reviewer considered that this digital camera was good in terms of HDMI connections. Four years ago Mr. Vincent Shepherd gave the Nikon Coolpix P7100 a very good rating and he wrote in his review of this digital camera “The camera has HDMI out.”.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix P7100 which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Coolpix P7100 supports WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00), the Canon EOS 70D (£305.00), or the Fujifilm X-T1 (£338.00) is also worth considering.

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Has a GPS

has a GPS

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a GPS, unlike most of the other waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P7100 which do not have a GPS.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00), or the Canon PowerShot D20 (£239.00).

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Unlike most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix P7100 which do not support video recording, the Coolpix P7100 supports video recording.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also support video recording including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 supports Full HD video. Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Coolpix P7100 also support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00) is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Coolpix P7100 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100 also have an image stabiliser.

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabiliser including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00).

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Coolpix P7100 has a built-in flash. Most of the other waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P7100 also have a built-in flash.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00).

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Waterproof

The Coolpix P7100 is waterproof, as are most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100.

If you want a digital camera that is waterproof then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00).

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Quite High Maximum Waterproof Depth

The Coolpix P7100 has one of the highest maximum waterproof depths (30 meters) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The lowest maximum waterproof depth of waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P7100 is 3m, the highest is 60m, and the average maximum waterproof depth is 11m.

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1/1.7"" Optical Sensor Size

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/1.7"". That's 35% more optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1/2.3"". 7.60 x 5.70mm. Across all similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Coolpix P7100 the best optical sensor size is 4/3"" and the worst is 1/4"".

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Coolpix P7100 has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago. The smallest optical zoom of waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix P7100 is 3x, the biggest is 14x, and the average optical zoom is 4.8x.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the EOS 7D (£211.90), or the EOS 1D X (£2,999.99) both from Canon.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector found on cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100.

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Fairly Wide Field of View

The field of view of waterproof cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix P7100 range from 96% to 170%, and the average field of view is 100%. With a field of view of 100 percent, the Coolpix P7100 has one of the wider field of view amongst cameras of this age.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Coolpix P7100 have internal memory of between 7.9MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 88MB. At 473 megabytes, the Coolpix P7100 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix P7100.

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±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a wider flash exposure correction than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step) flash exposure correction, whereas most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. In addition, this Nikon camera have a ±3EV (1/3, 1/2 and 1 EV step) flash exposure correction. The flash exposure correction of all digital cameras of this spec and age ranges from ±3EV (1/3 EV step) to ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon Coolpix P7100 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Coolpix P7100. The photo effect "Sepia" is also found on this digital camera.

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99 Auto Focus Points

99 auto focus points

Most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Coolpix P7100 have between 9 and 255 auto focus points, including the Nikon Coolpix P7100 which has 99 auto focus points.

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OLED Display

The Coolpix P7100 has an OLED display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras of this spec and age. OLED is a newer technology for displays and has much better colour reproduction, faster response times, wider viewing angles and higher brightness compared to LED displays.

An OLED display is in fact the best display amongst all cameras of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of digital camera the worst display is LCD.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100 is 540,000 pixels, and the display resolutions range from 150,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 921,000 pixels, the Coolpix P7100 has a quite high display resolution compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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370 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix P7100 take between 120 and 1,119 shots per battery charge, including the Coolpix P7100 which takes 370 shots per battery charge.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Coolpix P7100 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution across all waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P7100.

Across comparable types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on waterproof cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Coolpix P7100 has a greater number of camera file systems than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Coolpix P7100. The camera file system "DCF" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Fairly Big Extra / Smart Zoom

Across all the digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Coolpix P7100 the extra / smart zooms range from 6x to 57x, and the average extra / smart zoom is 14x. The Coolpix P7100 has one of the bigger extra / smart zooms (10 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Coolpix P7100 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most commonly supported power source supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Coolpix P7100.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

Across all the cameras of a similar age and type to the Coolpix P7100 the minimum focal lengths range from 4.5mm to 35mm. The Coolpix P7100 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (only 24 millimeters) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most cameras of a similar spec and age to the Coolpix P7100 are not 3D compatible. The Coolpix P7100 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00).

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Heavy

Across all the waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Coolpix P7100 the weights range from 36g to 1.4kg. With a weight of 221 grams, the Coolpix P7100 is one of the heavier waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Few Total Megapixel Count

The least total megapixel count of waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago is 5MP, the most is 24MP, and the average total megapixel count is 15MP. With a total megapixel count of only 10.39 megapixels, the Coolpix P7100 has one of the less total megapixel counts amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Only Features One Flash Mode

The number of flash modes featured on the Coolpix P7100 is more than most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Coolpix P7100.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Coolpix P7100 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras of this age and type. The shooting modes "Manual" and "Program" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Only 1280×720@24fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 has a 1280×720@24fps resolution and capture speed which is higher than most digital cameras of this age and spec. Most cameras of this age and spec have a 1920x1080@50fps resolution and capture speed. This Nikon camera also have resolution and capture speeds of 320×240@30fps and 640x480@30fps and 1280×720@24fps. Across all comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Coolpix P7100 the best resolution at capture speeds is 3840x2160@24fps and the worst is 320x240@25fps.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Coolpix P7100 is more than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. This Nikon digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Nikon Coolpix P7100

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Coolpix P7100 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Coolpix P7100.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 7D (£211.90).

If you want a digital camera with a larger screen size then you might want to look at the Canon EOS 1D X (£2,999.99) (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This waterproof camera was released over five years ago.

SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot D20 (£239.00) (SD|SDHC|SDXC).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Coolpix P7100 has a fairly standard megapixel count compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

If you want a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT5 (£199.00) (16.1MP), or the Fujifilm X-T1 (£338.00) (16.3MP).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Coolpix P7100 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Coolpix P7100.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Canon EOS 70D (£305.00) (10x).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Maximum Freezeproof Temperature
International Protection Code
Protection Feature
Shock Resistant Case
Freeze Resistant
Dust Resistant Case
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Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Focusing
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Normal Focusing Range
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Macro Focusing Range (tele)
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Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
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Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
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Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
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Flash
Flash Mode
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Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
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Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
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AV Output
USB Connector Type
PC Connectivity
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USB Version
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GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Electronic Compass
Direct Printing
Altimeter
Barometer
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Date Imprinting
Weight

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Expert Reviews

(68)
20 June 2012

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 and cameras like it represent a quirky in-between-breed ? even more so than the mirrorless, interchangeable lens models taking over the market. You're buying a point and...

Digitaltrends.com

16 February 2012

The P7100 is not particularly compact, especially when compared to cameras like the LX5, the TL500, or the S100, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Larger cameras provide a more stable...

21 January 2012

It was with some trepidation that I approached this review of the Nikon P7100. While there was much to like in the previous model including its good image quality and excellent built-in zoom lens,... Read more…

6 January 2012

The Nikon Coolpix P7100 ($499.95) is one of those cameras that will send the average consumer running for the hills because this badass has more controls, dials, bells and whistles than R2-D2. On... Read more…

5 January 2012

The 10-megapixel Nikon Coolpix P7000 caused quite a stir when it was released last year, thanks to its extended feature set and great image quality. So it?s no surprise that anticipation was high... Read more…

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User Reviews

(84)
Reviewed 16 February 2016 by RobbyBri
(Verified Purchase)

This camera surpassed my expectations. I stopped using my SLR it was so good.

Reviewed 3 April 2015 by Brian Wiltshire
(Verified Purchase)

GREAT PRODUCT QUALITY AND SERVICE.

Reviewed 29 March 2015 by Flash_Gordon "marine And Outdoor Clothing Co Uk"
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing I've had this for over three years now hasn't let me down brilliant camera.

(Verified Purchase)

Amazing I've had this for over three years now hasn't let me down brilliant camera...

Reviewed 3 March 2015 by S. M. Plumb

I love this camera - more so than any DSLR I own. It's small enough to avoid camera paranoia, especially for candid and street work. I bought a Fuji X100s to replace this, the Fuji is now up for... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon p7100, nikon p7100b, nikon p7100bk
Barcodes 00018208130818, 00018208262861, 00018208924127, 00018208943890, 04960759130754, 05711045160080, 08033737552339

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