• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 10.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 875.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P7100 advantages over Samsung WB2100

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.08 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Samsung WB2100 advantages over Nikon P7100

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    875 mm vs 200 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 10.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Faster overall; Very good image quality; Generous 7.1x zoom range; Good controls; Tilting VGA LCD; RAW support.

  • Video limited to 720p24; Other cameras are still faster in some areas; LCD tilts only up or down, not side-to-side; Sub-command dial turns too easily.

The Competition

Compared to Canon G11

Nikon P7100
Canon G11
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Fast startup
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
Samsung WB2100
Canon G11
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon P7000

Nikon P7100
Nikon P7000
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Samsung WB2100
Nikon P7000
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Nikon L820

Nikon P7100
Nikon L820
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Samsung WB2100
Nikon L820
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 1080p video

Compared to Olympus Stylus 1

Nikon P7100
Olympus Stylus 1
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Faster shutter
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
Samsung WB2100
Olympus Stylus 1
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm S8600

Nikon P7100
Fujifilm S8600
  • $500
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung WB2100
Fujifilm S8600
  • $390
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $295
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Integrated ND filter
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