Published On: , Fri, Mar 1st, 2013

Nikon D7100 DSLR Review

 

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Nikon D7100 DSLR Camera
Price in India :   77065
Highlights:
Nikon is out with its new professional HDSLR camera named, D7100. It comes with good megapixel DX-format image sensor. Besides, it has an attractive design and enables optimum video recording too. The image quality is up to the mark and the camera has got some improved features I comparison with its previous model, D7000.
Pros:

• CMOS sensor
• Absence of low-pass filter
• Weather-sealed
• Presence of dual SD card slots

Cons:

• Lack of Wi-Fi built-in
• Fixed screen
• Only HDR mode for JPEG

Introduction

Capitalizing on their innovative approach, Nikon has presented a new DSLR camera, D7100. The Nikon D7100 DSLR Review suggests that it is an enhanced version of its former model the Nikon D7000.  With excellent photography results and comfortable design, photography lovers will surely fall in love with this gadget. It has got some advanced control functions too

Design&Feel

The latest from Nikon features a good build quality than its predecessor, D7000. It is packed with weather sealing that helps in using it in a broader manner as compared to its previous model. The new Nikon D7100 is inherited with the Multi-Cam 3500DX AF module with 51 AF points, the central 15 of them being cross-type. This helps in enhancing both speed and accuracy of the AF system.

Being the fifth DSLR in Nikon's lineup, Nikon D7100 has an AF system that is sensitive down to f/8. This DSLR camera has been integrated with a TFT display of 3.2 inches and 1229k-dot resolution. The newbie from Nikon is embedded with Eye-level pentaprism single-reflex viewfinder and has a moisture-sealed magnesium alloy body.

Hardware&Performance

The latest entrant from Nikon comes with an effective 24.1 megapixels and provides an image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. It is loaded with DX-format image sensor and enables full 1080p HD video with full-time autofocus and built-in stereo mic. It has an ISO range of 100 to 6400, which is smaller as compared to D7000. Powered by EXPEED 3 image-processor, the Nikon D7100 Performance is superb.

There is no image stabilization feature and it digitally compensates for camcorder shake so videos appear steady. It is integrated with a high-speed USB interface and HDMI video outputs, which allows the camera to be connected to a TV for viewing images. It also comes with features like face detection and burst mode.

The file formats supported by this DSLR include JPEG, NEF (RAW), NEF (RAW)+JPEG for still photography and MOV (Image data: H.264/MPEG-4 advanced video coding, Audio: Linear PCM) for video.

NikonD7100Features

Being a trustworthy brand, Nikon ensures that their cameras are endowed with all the immaculate features, which helps in garnering a huge number of consumers. Similarly, D7100 is also blessed with some convincing features, which a user will find quite eye-catching. The Features of Nikon DSLR D7100 are cited below:

  • Built-in or external stereo microphone
  • EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • CMOS imaging sensor type
  • 23.5mm x 15.6mm imaging sensor size
  • ViewNX2 CD-ROM software
  • Low-Light/High Sensitivity
  • Max ISO up to 12801 and above

FinalVerdict

Verdict The Nikon D7100 Review tells that this camera is good for both experienced and entry-level users. Users can explore and enhance their photographic skills with this new DSLR. With a bundle of new functions and features, you will have wonderful experience with this gadget. Nikon D7100 Price in India is placed at INR 77065 approximately. This DSLR has got great utility and can be used for varied occasions like official meetings, wedding ceremonies, press events and family get-togethers.

TechnicalSpecifications
  • Type
    Camera Type
    HDLSR
  • Pixels
    Camera Pixels
    24.1
  • Lens
    Auto Focus
    Yes
    Type
    Single-lens reflex
    Focal Lenght
    35 mm
    Sensor Type
    23.5 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
  • Flash Mode
    Range
    1/250 and 1/320 s
    Built in Flash
    Auto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, color sketch: Auto flash with auto pop-up P, S, A, M, food: Manual pop-up with button release
    Flash Modes
    Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off; Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported
  • Shutter Speed
    Range
    1/8000 - 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb, time, X250
  • Display
    Screen Size
    3.2-inches"
    LCD Display Type
    Yes
    Resolution
    1229k-dot
  • ISO Rating
    Rating
    100 to 6400
  • Memory
    Upgradable Memory
    Yes
    Memory Card Type
    SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
  • Connectivity
    USB
    Yes
    Microphone
    Yes
    HDMI
    Yes
  • Imaging Processor
    Processor
    EXPEED 3 image-processor
  • Body
    Dimensions
    135.5 x 106.5 x 76 mm
    Weight
    765 g gm
  • Others
    Battery Type
    EN-EL15 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
    Features
    full-time auto-focus, manual exposure control during recording, a built-in stereo mic and an external stereo mic jack, headphone and HDMI jacks

About the Author

Preetom Goswami

- A post-graduate in Mass Communication, he is professionally involved in writing tech reviews and articles & blogs. His aptitude for learning new technology has paved the way for him to write flair reviews and expert opinions on latest gadgets and providing crucial tech tips to the readers as well.