Nikon D7100

Announced Feb 21, 2013 •
24 megapixels | 3.2 screen | APS-C sensor
dpreview conclusion

The D7100 is a well-built enthusiast DSLR that offers impressive image quality and easy access to shooting parameters along with a high degree of customization options. Video output is a bit disappointing and a very small image buffer limits sports shooters to JPEG-only mode.

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Gold Award
85%
dpreview score
Good for

Landscape and nature photographers who prize fine detail at low ISO sensitivities and D7000 owners looking for greater image quality with comparable handling and ergonomics.

Not so good for

Videographers or sports/action photographers who want to shoot in Raw mode.

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Other reviews
Nikon D7100 Review
By: William Brawley, Imaging Resource (Jun 26, 2013)

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Nikon D7100 Review
By: Matt Golowczynski, What Digital Camera (Mar 22, 2013)

The Nikon D7100 is perhaps one of the most complete enthusiast DSLRs we've seen to date, with an abundance of functionality packed into a reasonably compact body. It's certainly a more significant improvement than certain other recently updated DSLRs, and having such a rounded feature set means it's likely to appeal to a broader range of users than the average DSLR.

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Nikon D7100 review

The Nikon D7100 is a worthy successor to the D7000 and a sufficiently capable camera to fill the vacancy at the top end of Nikon's DX range for all but the pro sports photographers or studio strobists out there. Perhaps understandably, a lot of the attention it has received since its launch has focused on its absent optical low-pass filter, with inflated expectations of a resultant boost in...

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