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Nikon 7700 Digital Camera

12.2MP 7.1x CMOS 4x Aug 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Bright F/2.0 - 4.0 Lens For Brilliant Quality Images The NIKKOR Lens Maintains High Brightness Throughout The 7.1x Zoom Range For Superior Low-light Performance. Quality Optics Using ED Glass... More
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Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Nikon is one of the better rated digital camera brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Nikon also has good ratings for its compact cameras.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Nikon 7700 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the 7700. Across all the compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 7700 the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8".

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm F800EXR[plb_1518759_price], and the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5" and higher rated), or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[plb_2083466_price] (4.8" and higher rated).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon 7700 supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 7700 do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the X10[pl_1150_price], or the F800EXR[pl_1518759_price] both from Fujifilm.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price].

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 7700 which do not support video capability, the Nikon 7700 supports video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 7700, the Nikon 7700 has a built-in flash.

There are a number of other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Casio EX-ZR300[plb_1713952_price] which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most frequently found camera shutter type on compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon 7700 is more than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this Nikon digital camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR and RAW are also supported by this camera.

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Has One Image Editing

The Nikon 7700 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Crop are also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

When compared to other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the 7700, the Nikon 7700's slowest camera shutter speed of 60 seconds is one of the longest. The shortest slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the 7700 is 0.12s, the longest is 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 15s.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Nikon 7700 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 7700. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent" and "Manual" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Has One Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon 7700 is more than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of a similar age and spec to the 7700.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Nikon 7700 has a greater number of camera file systems than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 7700. The camera file systems "DCF", "DPOF" and "MPF" are also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the 7700 the internal memorys range from 6.9MB to 8.2GB. The Nikon 7700 has a quite big internal memory (86 megabytes) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Digital cameras that are a similar age to the 7700 have display resolution (numeric)s of between 1 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels. At 921,000 pixels, the Nikon 7700 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 7700.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Nikon 7700 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 7700. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the 7700.

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

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330 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon 7700 is a digital camera that takes 330 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago take between 110 and 1,249 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Nikon 7700 has a wider light exposure correction than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all digital cameras that are a similar age to the 7700.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/2EV step).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Nikon 7700 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2, the Nikon 7700 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Cameras that are a similar age to the 7700 have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 22.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on compact cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The Nikon 7700 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The audio formats supported "AAC" is also supported by this Nikon camera.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The Nikon 7700 has one of the smaller ISO sensitivity (min)s (only 80) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to the 7700 the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94.

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16 Reasons Against

Quite Small Normal Focusing Range (tele)

The average normal focusing range (tele) of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 7700 is 1.3m, and the normal focusing ranges (tele) range from 0.2m to 3.5m. The Nikon 7700 has one of the smaller normal focusing ranges (tele) (only 0.8 meters) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most of the other cameras of this age and spec have an image stabilizer, however the Nikon 7700 does not have an image stabilizer.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 7700, the Nikon 7700 does not support wi-Fi.

Alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 7700 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Nikon 7700 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

Other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price].

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of this type and age are not waterproof. The Nikon 7700 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 7700 is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x. The Nikon 7700 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price], the ELPH 320 HS[pl_1385328_price], or the PowerShot SX220 HS[pl_1206_price] all from Canon.

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the GE G5WP[plb_1772971_price] (4.5x), or the Samsung 200F[plb_2071998_price] (5x).

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Heavy

The lightest digital camera of this age and spec is 20g and the heaviest is 840g. With a weight of 392 grams, the Nikon 7700's weight is one of the heaviest amongst digital cameras of a similar age and type to the 7700.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution(s)

This digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 12M [4000 x 3000]| 8M [3264 x 2448]| 4M [2272 x 1704]| 2M [1600 x 1200]| VGA [640 x 480]| 3:2 [3984 x 2656]| 16:9 9M [3968 x 2232]| 1:1 [3000 x 3000], which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Nikon 7700 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This Nikon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of this spec and age. The flash modess "Manual" and "Pre-flash" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has Five Shooting Modess

The Nikon 7700 has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on digital cameras that are a similar age to the 7700. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

Compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 7700 have total megapixelss of between 10MP and 48MP. With a total megapixels of only 12.76 megapixels, the Nikon 7700 has a quite few total megapixels compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 7700 range from 1.8 to 72. With a maximum aperture number of only 4, the Nikon 7700 has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

The average battery life (max) of compact cameras that have been available for more than two years is 16h. At only 1.1 hours, the Nikon 7700 has a very short battery life (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 7700.

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Only Two Number of Aspheric Elementss

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the 7700 have between 1 and 12 number of aspheric elementss, including the Nikon 7700 which has two number of aspheric elementss.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 640x480@120fps|640x480@30fps|1280x720@30fps|1280x720@60fps|1920x1080@15fps|1920x1080@30fps, which is typical of many compact cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 28 millimeters, the Nikon 7700 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 5mm and the longest is 39mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 7700

Released Over Four Years Ago

Nikon released the 7700 over four years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

At 7.1 times zoom factor, the Nikon 7700 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

If this compact camera camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-W830[plb_3766520_price] (8x and higher rated), or the Canon 145[plb_2166060_price] (8x and higher rated).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Nikon 7700 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

Other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price].

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 12.2 megapixels, the Nikon 7700 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the 7700.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 12.2MP cameras currently available including the Samsung ES71[plb_1426057_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Minox DCC 14.0[plb_2503314_price] (14MP).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Correction
Pre-Flash
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Flash Metering Modes
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI
Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
3D
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR
Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP)
Technical Details
Neck Strap
Lens Cap Included

Expert Reviews

13 December 2014

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders... Read more…

Overall image quality (specifically AWB system)
Light yet sturdy
Excellent LCD
Great image quality
Good lowlight performance
Raw write times
Auto AF area not always as intuitive as required
Slow performance
No movie recording button
No viewfinder

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