• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 28.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D7100
  • Samsung NX500
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Nikon D7100 webpage
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Predecessor: Nikon D7000
D7000 vs D7100
Samsung NX300
NX300 vs NX500
Successor: Nikon D7200
D7100 vs D7200
 
General
Model Number: D7100 NX500
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $1599.95 $799.99
Street Price: $899.00 $999.00
Date Available: 2013-03-30 2015-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 43.1 oz (1,222 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
16.0 oz (454 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.3 x 4.2 x 3.0 in.
(136 x 107 x 76 mm)
4.7 x 2.5 x 1.7 in.
(120 x 64 x 43 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Toshiba Samsung
Effective Megapixels: 24.1 28.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.92 microns 3.63 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 83 87
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.2 24.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.7 13.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,256 1,379
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)
6480 x 4320 (28.0 MP, 3:2),
4560 x 3040 (13.9 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2112 x 1408 (3.0 MP, 3:2),
6480 x 3648 (23.6 MP, 16:9),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3328 x 1872 (6.2 MP, 16:9),
2048 x 1152 (2.4 MP, 16:9),
4320 x 4320 (18.7 MP, 1:1),
3088 x 3088 (9.5 MP, 1:1),
2160 x 2160 (4.7 MP, 1:1),
1408 x 1408 (2.0 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), NEF (RAW), 12 or 14 bit, RAW+JPEG JPEG, MPO, RAW (SRW), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.9 8.8
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)
4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (60p/​30p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (120p)
640x480 (120p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MP4 (Video: HEVC (H.265) / Sound: AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Samsung NX
Lens: Nikkor AF-S 18-105mm f/3.5 -5.6G ED VR Samsung 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Power Zoom ED OIS NX
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 158mm 24 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 105mm 16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.80x 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 -22 (W), f/5.6 -38 (T) f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
24 cm to Infinity
9.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 67.0mm 43.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 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 Hybrid contrast/phase-detect AF: 205-point PDAF (153 cross-point type) + 209-point CDAF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / OLED
Viewfinder Type: SLR type: eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.94x mag., 19.5mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter, OLED overlay display  
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.63x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.94x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-6400, Hi-1=12800, Hi-2=25600 Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps, expandable to 51200
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, Cloudy, Fluorescent (W, N, D), Tungsten, Auto+Tungsten, Flash, Custom, K (Manual); Micro Adjustment each 7 steps in Amber/Blue and Green/Magenta axes
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/6000 - 30 sec
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 Multi (221 segments), Center-weighted, Spot
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. Beauty Face, Landscape, Action Freeze, Rich Tones, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light Trace, Multi-Exposure; Smart Range+, HDR, Samsung Auto Shot (SAS)
Self Timer: 2 to 20 seconds 2-30 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
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 Smart Flash, Auto, Auto+Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in+Red-eye reduction, 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. 8.0 m / 26.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent (GN=12m/39ft at ISO 100) Bundled SEF8A flash has GN 8m at ISO 100
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 0.5EV 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 RAW (SRW), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MP4 (Video: HEVC (H.265) / Sound: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional: wired or wireless Via Wi-Fi live view or Bluetooth; optional wired USB cable release
Connections (extended): Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal, Stereo Microphone Jack, Stereo Headphone Jack Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n) with NFC; Bluetooth; Mult-function USB port compatible with wired remote
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.54 0.83
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.53  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.52 0.81
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.9 8.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 12 38
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.3 8.5
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 5 6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.9 8.6
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 5 6
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds 0.20 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 0.097 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.30 seconds 0.36 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  
Startup Time: 0.3 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.8 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.0 seconds 3.1 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   370 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 950 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL15, optional MB-D15 battery grip Proprietary BP-1130
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 1130mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-1130 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM Samsung Raw Converter, i-Launcher (web version), Power Media Player, Samsung Movie Converter and Samsung DNG Converter
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X  
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. Available in black, brown and white.