• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
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Nikon D7100 webpage
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Predecessor: Nikon D7000
D7000 vs D7100
 
Successor: Nikon D7200
D7100 vs D7200
Canon SL2
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General
Model Number: D7100 SL1
Alternate Model Number(s):   100D
Camera Format: Pro SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $1599.95 $799.99
Street Price: $696.95 $519.48
Date Available: 2013-03-30 2013-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 43.1 oz (1,222 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
22.0 oz (623 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.3 x 4.2 x 3.0 in.
(136 x 107 x 76 mm)
4.6 x 3.6 x 2.7 in.
(117 x 91 x 69 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Toshiba Canon
Effective Megapixels: 24.1 18.0
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.92 microns 4.30 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 83 63
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.2 21.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.7 11.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,256 843
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4494 x 3000 (13.5 MP, 3:2),
2992 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
4800 x 3200 (15.4 MP, 3:2),
3600 x 2400 (8.6 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2)
5184 x 3456 (17.9 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
5184 x 2912 (15.1 MP, 16:9),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 1728 (4.5 MP, 3:2),
2034 x 1728 (3.5 MP, Other),
2592 x 1456 (3.8 MP, 16:9),
1728 x 1728 (3.0 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
720 x 400 (0.3 MP, Other),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), NEF (RAW), 12 or 14 bit, RAW+JPEG JPEG, .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.9 3.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60i/50i (1.3x crop))
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x424 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Nikkor AF-S 18-105mm f/3.5 -5.6G ED VR Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 158mm 29 - 88mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 105mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.80x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 -22 (W), f/5.6 -38 (T) f/3.5 - 22 (wide) / f/5.6 - 38 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 67.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 51 point (15 cross-type sensors, center f/8 compatible) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking by Nikon Multi-CAM 3500 DX; Contrast-detect AF in Live View & Movie modes OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS phase-detect sensor, 9-points (Center AF point is cross-type at f/5.6, Center AF point is vertical line-sensitive at f/2.8); Live View uses Hybrid CMOS AF II phase-detect/contrast-detect AF on image sensor
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type: eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.94x mag., 19.5mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter, OLED overlay display SLR type; fixed eye-level pentamirror, ~95% coverage, ~0.87x magnification, 19mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 m^-1 diopter adjustment
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.63x 0.54x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.94x 0.87x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-6400, Hi-1=12800, Hi-2=25600 Auto(100-6400), 100-12800 in 1EV steps, expandable to H=25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Cloudy, Shade, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Kelvin Color Temperature, Preset manual (up to 3); Fine tuning available. Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (2.5%), with 2016-pixel RGB sensor 63-zone Evaluative (linked to all AF points), Center-weighted, Partial (9%), Spot (4%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene: Portrait, landscape, child, sports, close-up, night portrait, night landscape, party/indoor, beach/snow, sunset, dusk/dawn, pet portrait, candlelight, blossom, autumn colors, food; Effects: silhouette, high key, low key, night vision, color sketch, miniature effect, selective color; Active D-Lighting; HDR. Scene Intelligent Auto (Stills and Movie), No Flash, Creative Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, SCN (Kids, Food, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control)
Self Timer: 2 to 20 seconds 10, 2, Remote, 10s Continuous (2-10) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes No
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Front-Curtain Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Slow Sync, and Rear-Curtain Sync; supports Advanced Wireless Lighting system E-TTL II Auto, Manual Flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. 9.4 m / 30.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent (GN=12m/39ft at ISO 100) GN=9.4m (ISO 100); Range is lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 (up to 1/320s with lower flash range) 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory: Dual slots, UHS-I compatible  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW), 12 or 14 bit, RAW+JPEG .CR2 RAW (14-bit), RAW+L/F JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MOV (Video: H.264, Sound: Linear PCM, recording level can be manually adjusted by user)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional: wired or wireless Optional Wired (RS-60E3) or Wireless (RC-6)
Connections (extended): Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal, Stereo Microphone Jack, Stereo Headphone Jack Mini (Type C) HDMI-CEC, External 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.54 0.33
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.53 0.32
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited 8
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.52 0.34
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.9 3.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 12 Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.3 4.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 5 8
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9 4.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 5 4
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds 0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.94 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.248 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.055 seconds 0.094 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.30 seconds 0.22 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.054 seconds 0.076 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Full AF shutter lag, Wide-area mode = 0.522s Live View: Full AF shutter lag (AF-S) = 1.935s Full AF shutter lag (AF-F) = 1.823s Prefocused = 0.248 OVF: Full AF lag, Auto Selection mode = 0.102s Live View: Full AF lag, Quick Mode (Phase-detect AF), Single-point = 0.597s Full AF lag, FlexiZone (Hybrid AF), Single-point = 0.768s Prefocused lag: 0.082s
Startup Time: 0.3 seconds 0.6 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.0 seconds 2.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   150 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 950 shots 380 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL15, optional MB-D15 battery grip Proprietary LP-E12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM EOS Digital Solutions Disc (ImageBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor)
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X Windows XP/Vista/7/8; Mac OS X v10.6+ (Intel processor required)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 24MP DX sensor with no optical low-pass filter, EXPEED 3 processor, new 51-point AF system (15 cross-type, center compatible with f/8), 6fps full-resolution burst mode, 7fps in new 1.3x crop mode, 1080p30 movies, 1080i60 movies in new 1.3x crop mode. World's smallest and lightest DSLR according to Canon; 9-point single cross-type AF; fixed LCD; new Hybrid CMOS AF II.