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Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
Top 58%1,709 points
Top 58%
Top 38%2,534 points
Top 38%
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
Top specs and features

Nikon Coolpix P7100 vs Sony Alpha NEX-5N: 54 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.59x more megapixels (main camera).
10.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.1MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
7.44 x 5.58mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
15.6 x 23.4mm

3. 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.
99
Canon EOS R: 5655
25

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1.3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
165ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO
1079ISO

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

7. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
28% have it

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
350shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
460shots

9. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
41
Nikon D850: 100
77

10. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
720 x 24fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

11. weight

185g lighter.
395g
HTC Re: 65.5g
210g

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

13. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
19.4bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
23.6bits

14. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
50% have it

15. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
46% have it

16. 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.
10.7Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
12.7Evs

17. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
72% have it

18. pixel density

4.03% higher pixel density.
490ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
471ppi

19. resolution

0.04% higher resolution.
1280 x 720px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1176 x 784px

20. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
27% have it

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
26% have it

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
54% have it

23. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
48% have it

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
66% have it

25. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon Coolpix P7100
Sony Alpha NEX-5N
27% have it

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