Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D5300

Top Ten Reasons for the

Nikon D7100

Compared to Nikon D5300

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A little more megapixels (photo)
24.71 MP
vs
24.1 MP
2.53% more megapixels (photo)
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53
Clearly 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.
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44
Noticeably 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.
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40
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.
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39
Measurably 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.
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38
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.
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Measurably 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.
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32
Has a microphone in
Yes
vs
No
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
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31
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.
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28
Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

Nikon D7100 is better than Nikon D5300 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Four Reasons for the

Nikon D5300

Compared to Nikon D7100

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Has WiFi
Yes
vs
No
The device can connect to WiFi.
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31
Has GPS
Yes
vs
No
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
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14
Shorter
98 mm
vs
106.5 mm
8.50 mm shorter
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14
Much narrower
125 mm
vs
135.5 mm
10.50 mm narrower

Nikon D5300 is better than Nikon D7100 because...

Yes
vs
No

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