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Nikon D800
Nikon D7100
Top 15%2,122 points
Top 15%
Top 23%1,932 points
Top 23%
Nikon D800
Nikon D7100
Top specs and features

Nikon D800 vs Nikon D7100: 68 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

46.9% more megapixels (main camera).
36.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.71MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
35.9 x 24mm
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
51

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
2853ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO
1256ISO

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
25600 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
900shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
950shots

8. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
95
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
83

9. 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.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

10. weight

225g lighter.
900g
HTC Re: 65.5g
675g

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
25.3bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
24.2bits

12. 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
1/8000s

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D800
Nikon D7100
50% have it

14. 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 D800
Nikon D7100
11% have it

15. 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.
14.4Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
13.7Evs

16. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon D800
Nikon D7100
31% have it

17. pixel density

13.12% higher pixel density.
442ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
500ppi

18. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Nikon D800
Nikon D7100
9% have it

19. resolution

33.28% higher resolution.
1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1280 x 960px

20. 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 D800
Nikon D7100
72% have it

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D800
Nikon D7100
25% have it

22. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D800
Nikon D7100
26% have it

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 D800
Nikon D7100
15% have it

24. 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 D800
Nikon D7100
26% have it

25. battery power

0% more battery power.
1900mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1900mAh

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