Nikon D5300Nikon D7100
Top 44%848 points
Top 44%
Top 19%1,235 points
Top 19%
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Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D7100: 58 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.47% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

6. image quality

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

7. 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.

8. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps

9. longer battery life

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

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
36% have it

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
49% have it

13. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
11% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

15. 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 D5300
Nikon D7100
25% have it

16. width

10.5mm narrower.
135.5mm

17. 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

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

19. height

8.5mm shorter.

20. thickness

0mm thinner.

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
24% have it

22. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
16% have it

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

24. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
22% have it

25. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
13% have it

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