Based on 898 user reviews the average user rating of this digital camera is exceptional.
Seven customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Four years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com scored it 5 stars and wrote “The Nikon D7100 offers a compelling set of features, in a well built weather sealed body with a great looking 3.2inch screen”. Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned “Seriously solid construction, crisp image quality with especially good low light photo capability” and scored it very highly. Tech.uk.msn.com also said “Great build, buttons well placed”.
A few customers reckoned that this digital camera was strong and durable. Dpreview.com said on expert review site DP Review eleven years ago “The Nikon D7100 has a tough act to follow”. Expert website Avhub.com.au mentioned in their review three years ago “It remains a hard-to-beat package in terms of its 35mm-sized sensor, durable construction”.
One customer reckoned that the product was reliable. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “An updated 51 point focus system ensures focus is rapid and reliable, with the camera responding quickly”.
Easy to Use
Some people said that it was easy to use. Four years ago Pcmag.com mentioned on PC Mag “A great control layout”. Techradar.com rated it 4 stars and wrote on expert review site Techradar also four years ago “On balance, though, we think that the Nikon D7100 is a very nice camera that's enjoyable and rewarding to use” in their review. Pocket-Lint.com said on Pocket Lint “Comprehensive 51-point autofocus - despite the occasional non-focus glitch - is great to use through the large, 100 per cent optical viewfinder” in their Nikon D7100 review and gave it a rating of 4 stars.
One person considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Comfortable grip provides secure fit in hand”.
Good Product Quality
Several customers who bought this digital camera thought it was good quality. Expert review site Popphoto.com wrote “Excellent image quality; dual card slots What's Not”. Tech.uk.msn.com rated it 5 stars and mentioned “Very good image quality on JPEG and RAW settings”. Tech.uk.msn.com also mentioned “Excellent build quality, feels like a professional model DSLR, though slightly smaller than others in its class”.
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Good Quality Pictures
Some Nikon D7100 owners thought the Nikon D7100 was able to produce good images. Four years ago expert website Trustedreviews.com said in their review “The lack of an anti-aliasing filter gives images a pleasing crispness, while metering”. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on Good Gear Guide.com.au “A much more detailed and more capable image sensor is the big improvement, while the controls” and scored it 4 stars. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Quick TakeProsFast and accurate AF systemExcellent Shooting PerformanceOutstanding image qualityIncredibly sharp imagesOptical Viewfinder with approx”.
A few Nikon D7100 reviewers who purchased the product wrote that it had a good picture resolution. Popphoto.com wrote “Better resolution, this upgrade has something for everyoneWhat's Hot” . Tech.uk.msn.com wrote in their review “Excellent resolution and high ISO performance” and gave it a very good review. Tech.uk.msn.com also wrote “Buffer fills very quickly when shooting 14-bit RAW images, which limits high speed shooting”.
A few people who bought it thought it had a good image sensor. Techradar.com rated the product 4 stars and wrote on expert review site Techradar “The big news about the Nikon D7100 isn't that it has a 24.1 million pixel sensor - that was fairly predictable” in their Nikon D7100 review.
One Nikon D7100 owner who reviewed it said that it had a good ISO range. Four years ago expert website Popphoto.com said “With higher ISOs, faster burst rates” in their review of the Nikon D7100. One Nikon D7100 owner who bought it reckoned that it was good in low light.
One person thought the Nikon D7100 was able to produce clear pictures. Gizmodo.com.au mentioned three years ago “It's able to capture images with excellent clarity and quality — as long as you use the right lense” in their review however despite that they gave it a rating of 3 stars.
Some people who bought the product thought it was good structurally. One person who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was a good body shape.
One Nikon D7100 reviewer reckoned that the Nikon D7100 was a good weight. Expert website Popphoto.com said “It feels just right in the hand and manages the weight of big lenses nicely” in their review.
One Nikon D7100 owner who reviewed the Nikon D7100 reckoned that it was lightweight. Expert website Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned “The Nikon D7100 is compact and lightweight enough to appeal to enthusiast photographers who want advanced DSLR options.” in their review.
One person said in their reviews that it was thick. Tech.uk.msn.com said “Broad dynamic range” in their Nikon D7100 review.
One person who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was compact.
Good Screen / Viewfinder
Three Nikon D7100 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen. Tech.uk.msn.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “Excellent controls and LCD screen” in their review of the Nikon D7100. Tech.uk.msn.com also wrote “Bright LCD screen”.
A few Nikon D7100 reviewers concluded that the Nikon D7100 had a good viewfinder. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon D7100 on PC Mag four years ago “The 24-megapixel camera is a snappy performer with an excellent optical viewfinder”.
Good Quality Lens
A few Nikon D7100 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good autofocus. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Great autofocus, white balance, burst mode” in their review of this digital camera. Tech.uk.msn.com also wrote “Extremely fast and accurate focusing”.
Some Nikon D7100 owners agreed that the product had a good lens. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “We think buying it with the versatile 18-105mm VR kit lens will get you well on the way”.
Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews
Nikon is one of the better rated camera brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Nikon also has good ratings for its digital cameras.
Several customers who bought this digital camera considered that it was good looking. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “The Nikon D7100 raises the bar on both style and performance” in their review of the Nikon D7100. Digitalcameraworld.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The results were pretty interesting, with a few cameras falling into bo” .
One customer who reviewed it considered that it was a good design. Four years ago Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Excellent shooting design”. One customer who bought it reckoned that it was ergonomic. Tech.uk.msn.com rated it as very good and mentioned in their Nikon D7100 review “Mostly great ergonomics”.
Some Nikon D7100 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Expert website Reviewed.com said in their review “The D7100 (MSRP $1,199.95 body-only or $1,599.95 with the 18-105mm VR kit lens) is the most advanced Nikon camera money can buy”. Expert review site Digitalcameraworld.com mentioned “We recently asked our readers on Facebook to tell us which camera they'd love to buy if money were no object” . Expert website Technabob.com mentioned in their Nikon D7100 review “It looks like a very capable camera for the price”.
One customer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Gizmodo.com.au wrote in their review of the Nikon D7100 three years ago “The cheapest of the cheap DSLRs are now also impressively powerfu” nonetheless they gave the product a score of 3 stars.
One Nikon D7100 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it had good technical guidance. Four years ago expert website Techradar.com/au/ wrote in their review of this digital camera “Buying Guide Best DSLR” and scored the product 4 stars.
Good Technical Features
One Nikon D7100 owner considered that it had good features.
One Nikon D7100 reviewer who bought it concluded that it had gps. Tech.uk.msn.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and said in their review “Lacks built-in GPS”.
One customer who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Expert review site Telegraph.co.uk said “Some have WiFi built in so you can send images to social networking sites, while compact system cameras offer the high-quality image capabilities of DSLRs”.
Only Released Eight Months Ago
This digital camera was only released eight months ago, so it is likely to use more advanced technology than some of the older digital cameras.
8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer
The Nikon D7100 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months also do not have an image stabilizer.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
Like most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the D7100, the Nikon D7100 does not support wi-Fi.
The Nikon D7100 is not waterproof. Most of the other new cameras are also not waterproof.
Does Not Support Full HD Video
The Nikon D7100 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other latest digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.
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The Nikon D7100 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the D7100 are also not 3D.
Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)
The Nikon D7100 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the D7100 also do not have a GPS (satellite).
Does Not Support Video Capability
The Nikon D7100 does not support video capability, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the D7100 also do not support video capability.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The Nikon D7100 does not have a built-in flash, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for the last year also do not have a built-in flash.
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JeffP would recommend the Nikon D7100 (Verified Purchase)
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Doc at RedPackPhoto would recommend the Nikon D7100 (Verified Purchase)
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