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Nikon P7700 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12.2MP 7.1x Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Ten industry awards
Sleeker, new design makes camera more compact and less reminiscent of competitor's models
No viewfinder
59 Reviews + 10 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
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Reviews

Ten Industry Awards

This low megapixel camera has received ten awards from expert review sites.

The experts at websites Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This digital camera received a "Recommended" award from both review sites Trusted Reviews and Camera Labs, both of which wrote that this low megapixel camera was good.

Another three expert review sites endorsed this Nikon camera. The writer at website What Digital Camera said that this camera was fantastic and gave it a "Gold" award and it received an Itproportal.com "Best Buy" award. This Nikon camera also received a Reviewed.com "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of three more expert review sites all wrote that this Nikon digital camera was good. This camera received a "Best in Test 6 Star" award from both Lydogbilde.no and Lydogbillede.dk and it received a "Best in Test" award from Ljudochbild.se.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on thirty expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this low megapixel camera is 80 out of 100.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 25,424 expert and owner reviews (including 514 verified purchases) for Nikon cameras and found that on average Nikon has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Nikon has good reviews specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 99% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Five people agreed that it had good features. Expert website Techtree.com gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Thankfully, many camera manufacturers have brought out high-end compact cameras with features packed to the gills”. Expert website Photoxels.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “This advanced compact features a larger-than-usual 1/1.7″ CMOS sensor”. Expert website Neocamera.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said “The Nikon Coolpix P7700 is a compact digital camera filled with features to satisfy advanced users” in their review of this digital camera.


Weight & Dimensions

Sleeker, New Design Makes Camera More Compact and Less Reminiscent of Competitor's Models

Thirty-three owners agreed that the Nikon P7700 was compact. Website Digitalcamerareview.com rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Sleeker, new design makes camera more compact and less reminiscent of competitor's models” in their review of this digital camera. Five years ago expert review site Digital-Photography-School.com wrote “There is certainly room for a easily pocketable, high-specced, magnesium alloy bodied compact digicam as represented by the Coolpix P7700, which succeeds the P7100 model”. Expert review site Itproportal.com said “Despite the rapid growth in popularity of compact system cameras over the past few years there still seems to be a ready market for traditional high-end advanced compacts” in their review of this digital camera and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Five owners said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Expert website Brisbanetimes.com.au said in their review of this digital camera “In fact, ''compact'' could be a misnomer for this bulky and weighty camera - you won't fit it in your pocket.”. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com wrote “Though it comes with hefty price tag, P7700 demands attention from the consumers for its awesome DSLR like features” in their review of this digital camera but in spite of that they only scored it 60 out of 100. Expert website Mobilephonereviewss.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It's bulky and it's intimidating.”.

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Heavy

The average weight of low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera is 260g, and the weights range from 50g to 1.3kg. With a weight of 392 grams, the Nikon P7700 is one of the heavier cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was expensive. Expert review site Pdnonline.com said in their review of this digital camera “That camera is $300 more expensive and considerably bulkier than this new flagship Coolpix model”. Expert website Itproportal.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Nikon P7700 “It's also one of the more expensive.”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Nikon released the P7700.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Nikon P7700 supports video recording, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon P7700 supports Full HD video. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of its better review score, the Canon SX220 HS.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon P7700 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon P7700 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video capability currently available including the Nikon Coolpix 8800 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon P7700 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm which has better reviews.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Nikon P7700 has an HDMI port. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Nikon P7700 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera is 2.6". The Nikon P7700 has a fairly large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

Other 3" screen cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the Nikon D3000 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm, the Canon SX230 HS, or the Olympus PEN E-PM1 (£483.19).

If this Nikon camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5") which is also higher rated.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon P7700 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 921,000 pixels, the Nikon P7700 has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The average display resolution (numeric) of comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera is 410,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 640 pixels to 1,100,000 pixels.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon P7700 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Canon SX230 HS which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Nikon P7700 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon P7700 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon P7700 features multi burst mode, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

The Nikon P7700 has a pretty typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think the Nikon Coolpix 8800, the Panasonic DMC-LX5, and the Canon S120 (£179.99) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 7.1 times zoom factor, the Nikon P7700 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

If this digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 (£279.95) (24x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

The Nikon P7700 has a quite big maximum aperture number (only 4) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera. Across all the low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 22.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

Low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 11. With a minimum aperture number of only 2, the Nikon P7700 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 4.5mm, the longest is 38mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the Nikon P7700 has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Nikon P7700 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the SX220 HS, or the SX50 HS both from Canon which and both of have better reviews.

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3984 X 2656 Still Image Resolution

The Nikon P7700 has a 3984 x 2656 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704 and 3264 x 2448 and 3968 x 2232. The best still image resolution of all cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this type and age.

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12.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 12.2 megapixels camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 12.2MP cameras currently available including the EOS 1100D - Rebel T3, or the 1100D + EF-S 18-55 IS II both from Canon which and both of have better reviews.

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Nikon P7700 has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have a shoe mounting point.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The Nikon P7700 has a pre-flash, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon P7700 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Nikon P7700 has an external flash connector. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also have an external flash connector.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Nikon P7700 has a hand strap, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Nikon P7700 has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Nikon P7700 has a batteries included. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Nikon P7700 features voice recording. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Nikon P7700 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The Nikon P7700 has a microphone in. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have a microphone in.

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Has an HDMI

The Nikon P7700 has an HDMI. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Nikon P7700 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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2 USB Version

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

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Memory

Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 86 megabytes, the Nikon P7700 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have internal memory of between 8MB and 7.5GB.

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Light Exposure

Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Nikon P7700 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 400, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 80, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Battery

330 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras that are a similar age to this camera take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Nikon P7700 which takes 330 battery life (CIPA standard).

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No Viewfinder

Five people who purchased it agreed that it did not have a good viewfinder. Website Digitalcamerareview.com said “No more optical viewfinder, which some photographers will miss” in their review of this digital camera. Website Techmagnifier.com gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars out of 5 and wrote “No optical viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera.

Excellent Movie Quality

Five people thought this digital camera was good for video recording. Five years ago Camera Labs mentioned “1080 30 video, plus slow and fast modes”.

Fast Aperture Lens

Nine owners who bought the product wrote that it had a good lens. Website Neocamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Great lens sharpness”. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Lens is very good from full aperture”. Pc Mag wrote four years ago “Fast aperture lens”.

Four customers who purchased the product concluded that it had a good zoom. Pcmag.com rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “The Nikon Coolpix P7700 has the longest zoom lens of any point-and-shoot camera in its class.” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera “The Nikon Coolpix P7700 offers the most optical zoom in a "serious compact" camera” . Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote “It has the most powerful zoom in the expert compact market”.

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Image Quality

Sixteen people who reviewed the Nikon P7700 reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Website Neocamera.com said in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Impressive image stabilization” . They also wrote “Excellent retention of image details” in their review. And also mentioned “Low image noise”.

Two customers who bought it reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com wrote “The P7700 boats a 12.2 megapixel CMOS sensor capable of capturing Full HD 1080p video” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Steves-Digicams.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Steve's Digicams “Some have great options for shooting movies”. Five years ago expert website Photographyblog.com gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A vari-angle LCD screen, 8fps burst shooting and a faster lens to help make it an even more”.

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Design

Good Design

Three owners who purchased the Nikon P7700 concluded that it was well designed. Techradar said five years ago “Good design” in their review of this digital camera.

Well Built

Nine customers who purchased the Nikon P7700 concluded that it was well made. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Lightweight yet well built”. Expert review site Cnet.com said in their review of this digital camera “It's a solid enthusiast "compact" that will please a lot of shooters.” and rated it 70 out of 100. Expert website Neocamera.com wrote “It is built around a 12 megapixels CMOS sensor behind a 7X wide-angle optical zoom lens with built-in image stabilization” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable. Website Neocamera.com wrote “Generally sturdy”.

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Build Quality

Fourteen people who purchased this digital camera thought it was good quality. Website Techtree.com wrote “Great image quality” in their Nikon P7700 review. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good build quality, excellent design”. Website Digitalcamerareview.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Excellent build quality”.

Manual Control

Six customers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use. Trusted Reviews gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Effective Distortion Control feature” in their review of the Nikon P7700. Five years ago Techradar wrote “Manual control” in their review of this digital camera. They also said “Control dials and customisable buttons” in their review.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to handle. Expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Comfortable handling and a friendly user interface are just as critical, as th” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00018208929627

Nikon P7700 Review Sources

To prepare this Nikon P7700 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,945 product attributes, 170,936 digital camera reviews and 3,219,200 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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