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Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D5300

Top 13 Reasons for the

Nikon D7100

Compared to Nikon D5300

anonymous
85
A bit more megapixels (photo)
24.71 MP
vs
24.1 MP
2.53% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
73
Noticeably more focus points
51
vs
39
12 more focus points. The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
anonymous
67
Clearly faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
6 fps
vs
5 fps
20% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
anonymous
50
Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
Yes
vs
No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
anonymous
47
Has a 24p cinema mode
Yes
vs
No
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
anonymous
45
Clearly faster maximum shutter speed
0.000125 s
vs
0.00025 s
2x faster maximum shutter speed. A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
anonymous
38
Has a built-in focus motor
Yes
vs
No
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. With it built into the camera, you still have the function when using a lens without its own motor. This allows you to use a wider range of lenses.
anonymous
35
Has a microphone in
Yes
vs
No
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
anonymous
35
Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
32
Sizably faster flash X-sync
0.004 s
vs
0.005 s
25% faster flash X-sync. Flash synchronization is defined as the firing of a photographic flash coinciding with the shutter admitting light to the image sensor. In general, faster flash sync speeds are better if the photographer needs to flash-fill subjects that are backlit and wants to avoid motion blur, or wants to increase depth of field by using a high aperture.
anonymous
27
Sizably longer battery life
950 shots
vs
600 shots
350 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
anonymous
26
Measurably higher resolution (screen)
1228 k dots
vs
1037 k dots
191 k dots higher resolution (screen). A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
anonymous
25
Has dual card slots
Yes
vs
No
It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

Nikon D7100 is better than Nikon D5300 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Six Reasons for the

Nikon D5300

Compared to Nikon D7100

anonymous
44
Has WiFi
Yes
vs
No
The device can connect to WiFi.
anonymous
34
Has GPS
Yes
vs
No
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
anonymous
27
Reasonably narrower
125 mm
vs
135.5 mm
10.50 mm narrower
anonymous
25
Newer EXPEED version
4
vs
3
Newer EXPEED version. Newer image processors are better at processing multiple tasks simultaneously, and can produce higher quality images with better low-light performance and faster AF.
anonymous
25
Shorter
98 mm
vs
106.5 mm
8.50 mm shorter
Uzair Ansar
2
Has microphone in
Yes
vs
No
External microphone can be connected to the camera for hi def sound.

Nikon D5300 is better than Nikon D7100 because...

Yes
vs
No

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