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|Type||Digital single-lens reflex|
|Sensor||23.5 mm × 15.6 mm Nikon DX format RGB CMOS sensor, 1.5 × FOV crop|
|Maximum resolution||6,000 × 4,000 (24.1 effective megapixels)|
|Lens||Interchangeable, Nikon F-mount|
|Focus||Manual, Auto, Focus-lock, Electronic rangefinder,
Live preview and video modes: Subject-tracking, Face-priority, Wide-area, Normal-Area
|Flash||Built in Pop-up, Guide number 12m at ISO 100, Standard ISO hotshoe, Compatible with the Nikon Creative Lighting System, featuring commander mode for wireless setups|
|Shutter||Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter|
|Shutter speed range||30 s to 1/8000 s in 1/2 or 1/3 stops and Bulb, 1/250 s X-sync|
|Exposure metering||TTL 3D Color Matrix Metering II metering with a 2,016 pixel RGB sensor|
|Exposure modes||Auto modes (auto, auto [flash off]), Advanced Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Close-up, Night Portrait), programmed auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M), quiet (Q) and Effect mode.|
|Metering modes||3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted and Spot|
|Focus areas||51-area AF system, Multi-CAM 3500DX AF Sensor Module
Area modes: 3D-tracking, Auto-area, Dynamic-area, Single-point
|Focus modes||Instant single-servo (AF-S); continuous-servo (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); Full time AF (AF-F); manual (M)|
|Continuous shooting||6 frame/s or 7 frame/s in 1.3x crop mode.|
|Viewfinder||Optical 0.94× Pentaprism, 100% coverage|
|Flash bracketing||2 or 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV|
|Custom WB||Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Kelvin temperature, Preset|
|Rear LCD monitor||3.2-inch 1,228,800 dots TFT-LCD|
|Storage||Secure Digital, SDHC, SDXC compatible (Dual Slot)|
|Battery||Nikon EN-EL15 Lithium-Ion battery|
|Weight||Approx. 675 g (1.488 lb)|
|Optional battery packs||Nikon MB-D15 battery grip|
- 24.1 effective megapixel CMOS, Nikon DX format image sensor, without an optical low-pass filter.
- Nikon EXPEED 3 image-processing engine.
- Advanced Multi-CAM 3500DX autofocus sensor module with 51 focus points.
- 3D Color Matrix Metering II 2,016-pixel RGB sensor.
- HD video mode with autofocus. Up to 1080p at 24p, 25p and 50i (50i true interlaced: based on 50 sensor readouts per second), 30p and 60i (60i true interlaced), 720p at 50p or 60p frames per second (fps). H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Expeed video processor. HDMI out with support of uncompressed video (clean HDMI)
- ISO sensitivity 100 to 6400 (up to 25600 with boost).
- 3.2-inch, TFT LCD monitor with 1,228,800-dot resolution.
- Center cross-type focus point supports autofocusing with lenses with a maximum aperture of f/8.
- DX sized sensor with 1.5x crop factor.
- Viewfinder with approx. 100% frame coverage and 0.94x magnification ratio.
- GPS interface for direct geotagging supported by Nikon GP-1
- When using the D7100 as a video capture mode, the camera will display audio meter overlays over the left edge of the LCD.
- The D7100 doesn't allow the lens aperture to be adjusted during video capture.
- The slowest shutter speed in video capture mode appears to be 1/25th of a second.
Advantages and disadvantagesAlthough the D7100 has 24.1MP, while the D7000 has only 16.2MP, there are no significant improvement for the newer ones. DxOMark say is "just a smidge better in all regards". The D7100 also removed the Optical Low Pass Filter (OLPF), but compared with Nikon D5200 which has same 24.1MP sensor and still has OLPF, the difference is insignificant.
The sensor of the D7100 uses Nikons DX format, resulting in a crop factor of 1.5x. Additionally the software enables an additional crop of 1.3x (resulting in approximately 1.95x compared to 35mm). Selecting this additional crop mode allows faster focusing in video mode and also enables interlaced video recording modes.
- Nikon D7100 Manual Nikon
- Nikon D7100 – Nikon global website
- Nikon D7100 In-Depth Review DPreview
- Nikon D7100 review Cameralabs
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