Nikon Coolpix P7100 Review

October 10, 2011 | Mark Goldstein | |


Effective pixels 10.1 million
Image sensor Type: 1/1.7-in. interline-transfer CCD; Color filter array: RGB primary color filters; Total pixels: 10.39 million; Recording pixels: 9.98 million (3648 x 2736)
Lens Magnification: 7.1x optical zoom, NIKKOR lens; Focal length: 6.0-42.6mm; View angle: 35mm [135] format equivalent angle of view: 28 to 200 mm Maximum aperture: f/2.8-5.6 Lens construction: 11 elements in 9 groups; ED glass: 2 elements
Vibration reduction Still images: Lens shift (optical system) Movies: Lens shift (optical system)
Focus range (from lens) Normal shooting (wide-angle position): Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity; Normal shooting (telephoto position): Approx. 80 cm (2 ft 8 in.) to infinity; In macro mode (wide-angle position): Approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) to infinity Shortest focus distance in macro mode: Approx. 2 cm (0.8 in.) to infinity; In macro mode (telephoto position): Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity
Aperture Range: 13 steps; Aperture control; Electronically controlled six-blade iris diaphragm; f-number: T (f/5.6, f/8); Wide-angle: W (f/2.8, f/8)
Manual focus Yes (Center portion enlarged and displayed, autofocus possible with a single operation)
Shutter Shutter speed: 1/4000-8 s, 1/4000-60 s (M mode), and 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Metering Method: TTL exposure metering using image sensor; Mode; Matrix metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering, Spot AF area (with support for 99 focus areas) Exposure mode: P,S,A and M
Viewfinder Optical viewfinder: Yes; Diopter adjustment: Yes
Monitor Size (diagonal length): 7.5 cm (3 in.) Type: TFT LCD monitor; Approx. 921k-dot (VGA), sRGB 100%
Movie HD 720p stereo, optical zoom, external microphone input
Recording media Internal memory: 94 MB
ISO sensitivity settings Manual: ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, HI 1; Auto: Auto gain from ISO 100 to 800; Fixed range auto: ISO 100 to 200, 100 to 400; High ISO sensitivity auto: ISO 100 to 1600; Low Noise Night Mode up to ISO12800
Filters Soft, Nostalgic sepia, High key, Low key, High-contrast monochrome, Selective color, Cross process, Zoom exposure, Defocus during exposure, Creative monochrome, Painting
Built-in flash Guide number: 7.0 (ISO 100, m ); Flash control range: Wide-angle Approx. 0.3 to 8 m, Telephoto Approx. 0.3 to 4 m. Mode: Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Fill flash, Off, Manual Slow sync, Rear-curtain sync
White balance Mode: Auto1,2 Preset manual Daylight Incandescent Fluorescent: FL 1, FL 2, and FL 3 Cloudy Built-in flash Choose color temp (K) White balance bracketing
Image processing Picture control: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Custom Picture and Controls; Active D-Lighting
Image formats 4:3, 16:9, 3:2 and 1:1
Recording format Movies: MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC stereo) Audio: Stereo WAV (22.050 kHz, 16 bit)
RAW development White balance, Exposure compensation, Picture Control, Image quality, Image size, Distortion control and D-Lighting
Movie editing function (with playback) Saving only a required portion of a movie (Setting start/end points) and Saving a single movie frame as a still image
Interface Hi-Speed USB, PictBridge, HDMI
Power source Battery: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 (7.4 V, 1030 mAh) with ID function; Battery performance: Approx. 350 shots (with EN-EL14)
Weight Approx. 395g / 14 oz.
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 4.6 x 3.9 x 1.9 in.
Supplied accessories Strap AN-CP21, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 (7.4 V, 1030 mAh) with ID function, UC-E6, EG-CP16, Lens cap, ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
Optional Accessories Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14, MH-24, AC Adapter EH-5b and the Power Connector EP-5A, Wideangle Converter WC-E75A, Adapter ring UR-E22, SB-400, SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, SB-900, Wireless Speedlight Commander SU-800

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