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Nikon D800 vs Nikon D7100

Top 13 Reasons for the

Nikon D800

Compared to Nikon D7100

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Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
36.8 MP
vs
24.71 MP
48.93% more megapixels (photo)
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99
Significantly larger sensor
Comment
24 x 35.9 mm
vs
15.6 x 23.5 mm
2.35x larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
anonymous
94
Sizably lower noise at high ISO
Comment
2853 ISO
vs
1256 ISO
2.27x lower noise at high ISO. The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
75
Significantly better image quality
Comment
95
vs
83
12 better image quality. A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
54
Better color depth
Comment
25.3 bits
vs
24.2 bits
4.55% better color depth. The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
49
Has a built-in HDR mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
anonymous
47
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
43
Wider dynamic range
Comment
14.4 Evs
vs
13.7 Evs
5.11% wider dynamic range. The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
anonymous
41
Considerably less shutter lag
Comment
0.042 s
vs
0.052 s
0.01 s less shutter lag. The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
anonymous
39
Lots less startup delay
Comment
0.12 s
vs
0.13 s
0.01 s less startup delay. It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.
anonymous
28
Explicitly newer USB version
Comment
3
vs
2
1 newer USB version. Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
Florence Collins
2
Really high resolution images
Comment
Yes
vs
No
As the camera captures in such high resolution, any blurred images can be scaled down a little and will look a lot better.
Florence Collins
2
Has 100 percent viewfinder coverage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With 100 percent viewfinder coverage you can preview the full image that the image sensor will capture, rather than missing some of the outer edges.

Nikon D800 is better than Nikon D7100 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 13 Reasons for the

Nikon D7100

Compared to Nikon D800

anonymous
83
Significantly faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
Comment
6 fps
vs
4 fps
1.50x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
anonymous
60
Much lighter
Comment
675 g
vs
900 g
225 g lighter
anonymous
57
Clearly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 60 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
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51
Has a stereo microphone
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
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49
Higher pixel density
Comment
500 ppi
vs
442 ppi
13.12% higher pixel density
anonymous
47
Lots less body volume
Comment
1096.74 cm³
vs
1434.72 cm³
30.82% less body volume
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45
Explicitly higher resolution
Comment
1280x960 px
vs
1176x784 px
33.28% higher resolution
anonymous
37
Has a microphone in
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
anonymous
37
A lot narrower
Comment
135.5 mm
vs
144.78 mm
9.28 mm narrower
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34
Amply longer battery life
Comment
950 shots
vs
900 shots
50 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
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33
Amply shorter
Comment
106.5 mm
vs
121.92 mm
15.42 mm shorter
anonymous
32
Explicitly higher resolution (screen)
Comment
1228 k dots
vs
921 k dots
307 k dots higher resolution (screen). A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
anonymous
30
Modestly thinner
Comment
76 mm
vs
81.28 mm
5.28 mm thinner

Nikon D7100 is better than Nikon D800 because...

Yes
vs
No

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