Nikon D7100Nikon D800
Top 20%1,207 points
Top 20%
Top 10%1,356 points
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Megapixels
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Top 85%
11 cameras
28.56MP - 37.39MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
24.71
MP
36.3
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D800: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

31.93% more megapixels (photo).
24.71MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
36.3MP
288
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
35.9 x 24mm
245
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.
51
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
51
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1256ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
2853ISO
176
0

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
171
0

6. weight

225g lighter.
675g
HTC Re: 65.5g
900g
141
0

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
131
0

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 D5: 3280000ISO
25600ISO
126
0

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
114
0

10. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps
113
0

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
24.2bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
25.3bits
87
0

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D7100
48% have it
84
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 D7100
Nikon D800
11% have it
84
0

14. 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
0.000125s
80
0

15. pixel density

13.12% higher pixel density.
500ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
442ppi
77
0

16. width

9.28mm narrower.
135.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
144.78mm
76
0

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 D800
25% have it
76
0

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D7100
Nikon D800
26% have it
73
0

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
14.4Evs
72
0

20. height

15.42mm shorter.
106.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
121.92mm
71
0

21. volume

23.61% less body volume.
1096cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
1434.72cm³
71
0

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
71
0

23. thickness

5.28mm thinner.
76mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
81.28mm
70
0

24. resolution

33.28% higher resolution.
1280 x 960px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
1176 x 784px
69
0

25. battery power

0% more battery power.
1900mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
1900mAh
69
0

26. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Nikon D7100
Nikon D800
9% have it
67
0

27. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D7100
23% have it
67
0

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
15% have it
62
0

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
12% have it
59
0

30. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.2"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
3.2"
58
0

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
73% have it
56
0

32. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D7100
Nikon D800
17% have it
56
0

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
29% have it
56
0

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
43% have it
54
0

35. 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 D7100
Nikon D800
52% have it
52
0

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