Nikon D7100Nikon D5300
Top 19%2,142 points
Top 19%
Top 45%1,462 points
Top 45%
Nikon D7100
Nikon D5300
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Top specs and features

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D5300: 59 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.53% more megapixels.
24.71MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.1MP

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 a9: 693
39

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1256ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1338ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D7100
Nikon D5300
27% have it

7. 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
83

8. 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.
25600ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
25600ISO

9. 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
600shots

10. video recording

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

11. Has WiFi

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

12. has a stereo microphone

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

13. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.2bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24bits

14. 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 D7100
Nikon D5300
11% have it

15. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000125s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.00025s

16. width

10.5mm narrower.
135.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
125mm

17. 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
Nikon D5300
25% have it

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1228k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
1037k dots

19. 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
13.9Evs

20. height

8.5mm shorter.
106.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
98mm

21. thickness

0mm thinner.
76mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
76mm

22. has a microphone in

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

23. 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 D7100
Nikon D5300
17% have it

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.2"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3.2"

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon D7100
Nikon D5300
23% have it

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