Nikon D5300Nikon D7100
Top 45%843 points
Top 45%
Top 19%1,227 points
Top 19%
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Megapixels
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211 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Nikon D5300 vs Nikon D7100: 56 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.47% more megapixels.
24.10MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.71MP
295
0

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 38mm
23.5 x 15.6mm
247
0

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.
39
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
51
191
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1338ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
1256ISO
178
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6fps
176
0

6. 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
132
0

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.
25600ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
25600ISO
127
0

8. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
115
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
600shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
950shots
114
0

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D5300
34% have it
100
0

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.20bits
87
0

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
48% have it
86
0

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
85
0

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
0s
81
0

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
77
0

16. width

10.50mm narrower.
125mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
135.50mm
76
0

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.
13.90Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
13.70Evs
72
0

18. height

8.50mm shorter.
98mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
106.50mm
71
0

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1037k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
1228k dots
71
0

20. thickness

0mm thinner.
76mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
76mm
70
0

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
23% have it
68
0

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
15% have it
63
0

23. 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
12% have it
60
0

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.20"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3.20"
59
0

25. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon D5300
14% have it
58
0

26. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
18% have it
58
0

27. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
30% have it
57
0

28. 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 D5300
Nikon D7100
73% have it
57
0

29. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
43% have it
54
0

30. 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 D5300
Nikon D7100
52% have it
52
0

31. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
88% have it
51
0

32. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
44% have it
50
0

33. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
66% have it
49
0

34. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
29% have it
49
0

35. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Nikon D5300
Nikon D7100
45% have it
48
0

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