• APS-C 328.6mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS XSi (Rebel XSi, Canon 450D)
  • Nikon D7100
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Predecessor: Canon XTi
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Nikon D7000
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Successor: Canon T1i
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Nikon D7200
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General
Model Number: XSi D7100
Alternate Model Number(s): EOS 450D, EOS Kiss X2  
Camera Format: SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $899.99 $1599.95
Street Price: $649.00 $795.00
Date Available: 2008-04-30 2013-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 19.0 oz (539 g)
includes batteries
43.1 oz (1,222 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.1 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.
(129 x 98 x 62 mm)
5.3 x 4.2 x 3.0 in.
(136 x 107 x 76 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Toshiba
Effective Megapixels: 12.2 24.1
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 328.56mm2 (22.20mm x 14.80mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.20 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 61 83
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.9 24.2
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.8 13.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 692 1,256
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3088 x 2056 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
2256 x 1504 (3.4 MP, 3:2)
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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), CR2 RAW (14-bit) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), NEF (RAW), 12 or 14 bit, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.5 5.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60i/50i (1.3x crop))
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x424 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: None MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No Yes
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Nikon F
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Nikkor AF-S 18-105mm f/3.5 -5.6G ED VR
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 27 - 158mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 18 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 5.80x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 / f/ 5.6 - 38 f/3.5 -22 (W), f/5.6 -38 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 67.0mm
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: 9-point, wide-area, phase-detection AF system with f/2.8 cross-type center point 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
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; Eye-level Pentamirror, 95%, 0.87x, Eyepoint: 19mm, Diopter: -3 to +1 SLR type: eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.94x mag., 19.5mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter, OLED overlay display
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.54x 0.63x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.87x 0.94x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, 100-6400, Hi-1=12800, Hi-2=25600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom Auto, Cloudy, Shade, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Kelvin Color Temperature, Preset manual (up to 3); Fine tuning available.
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 35-zone evaluative, 9% partial, 4% spot, center-weighted 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, Spot (2.5%), with 2016-pixel RGB sensor
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night portrait, Auto Depth-of-field 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.
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2 to 20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TLL II auto-popup with red-eye reduction Front-Curtain Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Slow Sync, and Rear-Curtain Sync; supports Advanced Wireless Lighting system
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent Lens dependent (GN=12m/39ft at ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/250 (up to 1/320s with lower flash range)
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -3 to +1 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 SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:   Dual slots, UHS-I compatible
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: CR2 RAW (14-bit) NEF (RAW), 12 or 14 bit, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: None MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
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: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
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: Wired: RS-60E3, IR: RC-1/RC-5 Optional: wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Wired remote Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal, Stereo Microphone Jack, Stereo Headphone Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.42 0.54
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.36 0.53
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 1 Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.52
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.5 5.9
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 53 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.3
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   5
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   4.9
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   5
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.16 seconds 0.25 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
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.30 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.089 seconds 0.054 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
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 0.3 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds 4.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 500 shots 950 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E5 Proprietary EN-EL15, optional MB-D15 battery grip
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E5 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
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: Zoom Browser EX / ImageBrowser, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Digital Photo Professional Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Successor to the EOS 400D / Rebel XTi. Newly designed 12.2 megapixel APS-C size Canon CMOS sensor, 14-bit Analog-to-Digital (A/D) conversion, enhanced Live View, improved Autofocus and Framing Rate, bundled with new EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Image Stabilizer lens for $900. 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.