Nikon D7100Nikon D800
Top 19%1,224 points
Top 19%
Top 9%1,375 points
Top 9%
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1.Megapixels
2.Sensor size
3.Maximum light sensitivity
4.Continuous shooting at high resolution
5.Video recording
6.Longer battery life
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Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D800: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

31.93% more megapixels.
24.71MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
36.30MP

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
35.9 x 24mm

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
51

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1256ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
2853ISO

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

6. weight

225g lighter.
675g
HTC Re: 65.50g
900g

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
95

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
900shots

10. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.20bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
25.30bits

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
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 D7100
Nikon D800
11% have it

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

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 D7100
Nikon D800
25% have it

16. pixel density

13.12% higher pixel density.
500ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
442ppi

17. width

9.28mm narrower.
135.50mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
144.78mm

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D7100
Nikon D800
25% have it

19. height

15.42mm shorter.
106.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
121.92mm

20. 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.
13.70Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs
14.40Evs

21. volume

23.61% less body volume.
1096cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
1434.72cm³

22. 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
921k dots

23. thickness

5.28mm thinner.
76mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
81.28mm

24. resolution

33.28% higher resolution.
1280 x 960px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
1176 x 784px

25. battery power

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

26. Is dustproof and water resistant

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

27. has a microphone in

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

28. 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 D800
16% have it

29. 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 D7100
Nikon D800
13% have it

30. screen size

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

31. 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
Nikon D800
72% have it

32. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D7100
Nikon D800
18% have it

33. 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 D7100
Nikon D800
30% have it

34. 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 D7100
Nikon D800
45% have it

35. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon D7100
Nikon D800
87% have it

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