Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DXSony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 8%2,245 points
Top 8%
Top 6%2,302 points
Top 6%
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
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Top specs and features

Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM: 93 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.53x more megapixels (main camera).
24.71MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.2MP

2. sensor size

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

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.
51
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
15

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

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.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
12800 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
950shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
330shots

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
83
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
73

9. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

10. weight

72g lighter.
420g(Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR)
HTC Re: 65.5g
492g

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
37% have it

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.2bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
23bits

13. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
11% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

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.
13.7Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
12.4Evs

17. pixel density

6.16% higher pixel density.
500ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
471ppi

18. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
31% have it

19. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

20. resolution

33.28% higher resolution.
1280 x 960px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
1176 x 784px

21. 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 D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX(Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR)
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
46% have it

22. 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 D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
72% have it

23. 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 D7100 + 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR DX
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

24. battery power

1.76x more battery power.
1900mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1080mAh

25. width

43.5mm narrower.
135.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
92mm

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