Clicky

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700

Portability
82
Imaging
36
Features
55
Overall
43
Nikon Coolpix P7100 front
 
Nikon Coolpix P7700 front
Portability
82
Imaging
38
Features
70
Overall
50

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 Key Specs

Nikon P7100
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200 (Expand to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-200mm (F2.8-5.6) lens
  • 395g - 116 x 77 x 48mm
  • Introduced February 2012
  • Superseded the Nikon P7000
  • Successor is Nikon P7700
Nikon P7700
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Increase to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-200mm (F2.0-4.0) lens
  • 392g - 119 x 73 x 50mm
  • Revealed May 2013
  • Replaced the Nikon P7100
Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 Overview

In this write-up, we will be matching up the Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700, both Small Sensor Compact digital cameras and they are both built by Nikon. The image resolution of the P7100 (10MP) and the P7700 (12MP) is pretty well matched and they enjoy the same exact sensor size (1/1.7").

400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

The P7100 was unveiled 15 months before the P7700 which makes the cameras a generation apart from each other. Each of the cameras offer the identical body type (Compact).

Before diving through a more detailed comparison, below is a short synopsis of how the P7100 grades vs the P7700 when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
	
	

Reasons to pick Nikon P7100 over the Nikon P7700

 P7100 P7700 

Reasons to pick Nikon P7700 over the Nikon P7100

 P7700 P7100 
RevealedMay 2013February 2012More recent by 15 months
Screen typeFully ArticulatedTiltingFully Articulating screen
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Common features in the Nikon P7100 and Nikon P7700

 P7100 P7700 
Manually focus More exact focus
Screen sizing3"3"Equivalent screen size
Screen resolution921k921kThe same screen resolution
Touch friendly screen Lack of Touch friendly screen

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 Physical Comparison

For those who are looking to lug around your camera often, you're going to have to factor its weight and dimensions. The Nikon P7100 provides outer measurements of 116mm x 77mm x 48mm (4.6" x 3.0" x 1.9") with a weight of 395 grams (0.87 lbs) whilst the Nikon P7700 has dimensions of 119mm x 73mm x 50mm (4.7" x 2.9" x 2.0") accompanied by a weight of 392 grams (0.86 lbs).

Take a look at the Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 in the all new Camera with Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Do not forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you have chosen at the time. Here is the front view sizing comparison of the P7100 versus the P7700.

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability score of the P7100 and P7700 is 82 and 82 respectively.

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 top view buttons comparison

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it is very hard to picture the contrast between sensor measurements simply by checking specs. The graphic here may provide you a greater sense of the sensor measurements in the P7100 and P7700.

All in all, the 2 cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing albeit different MP. You should expect the Nikon P7700 to give you more detail having an extra 2 Megapixels. Higher resolution can also let you crop shots far more aggressively. The older P7100 is going to be behind with regard to sensor innovation.

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 sensor size comparison

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Handle those 8K RED files like a boss

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon P7100 Portrait photography information
Nikon P7700 Portrait photography information
45
has manual focus
comes with face detection autofocus
exports RAW files
low MP (10MP)
small sensor size (1/1.7")
46
manual focus
offers face detect focus
saves RAW formats
MP count low (12MP)
very small sensor size (1/1.7")
World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records

Street Comparison

Nikon P7100 Street photography features
Nikon P7700 Street photography features
64
tilting screen
image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW files
small sensor size (1/1.7")
more heavy than competition in class (395g)
65
screen articulates
image stabilization (Optical)
saves RAW formats
very small sensor size (1/1.7")
heavier than others in class (392g)
Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month

Sports Comparison

Nikon P7100 as a Sports photography camera
Nikon P7700 as a Sports photography camera
39
image stabilization (Optical)
comes with tracking autofocus
great battery power (350 per charge)
low fps (1.3 frames per second)
low MP (10MP)
small sensor size (1/1.7")
lacks phase detect autofocus
44
image stabilization (Optical)
offers tracking focus
great battery (330 per charge)
MP count low (12 megapixels)
very small sensor size (1/1.7")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos

Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Nikon P7100
Travel photography with Nikon P7700
57
great battery power (350 shots)
has built in flash
relatively wide (28mm)
more heavy than competition in class (395 grams)
low MP (10 megapixels)
doesn't have selfie friendly display
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
65
great battery (330 per charge)
flash built-in
selfie friendly display
fairly wide (28mm)
very good max aperture (f2.0)
lack of Time Lapse function
heavier than others in class (392g)
MP count low (12 megapixels)
Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone

Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Nikon P7100
Landscape photography with Nikon P7700
52
has manual focus
relatively wide (28mm)
nice screen size (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW files
great battery power (350 per charge)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
low MP (10 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/1.7")
55
manual focus
fairly wide (28mm)
very good max aperture (f2.0)
nice screen size (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
saves RAW formats
great battery (330 shots)
can't swap lens (fixed lens mount)
MP count low (12MP)
very small sensor size (1/1.7")
lack of Time Lapse function
Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down

Vlogging Comparison

Nikon P7100 Vlogging highlights
Nikon P7700 Vlogging highlights
30
relatively wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
comes with face detection autofocus
does have external microphone jack
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
doesn't have selfie friendly display
low quality video (1280 x 720 pixels)
more heavy than competition in class (395g)
75
fairly wide (28mm)
very good max aperture (f2.0)
selfie friendly display
image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect focus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
includes mic port
heavier than others in class (392g)
Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business

Nikon P7100 vs Nikon P7700 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon P7100 and Nikon P7700
 Nikon Coolpix P7100Nikon Coolpix P7700
General Information
Make Nikon Nikon
Model type Nikon Coolpix P7100 Nikon Coolpix P7700
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Introduced 2012-02-20 2013-05-28
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Expeed C2 -
Sensor type CCD CMOS
Sensor size 1/1.7" 1/1.7"
Sensor dimensions 7.44 x 5.58mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor surface area 41.5mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 10MP 12MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 -
Highest resolution 3648 x 2736 4000 x 3000
Highest native ISO 3200 1600
Highest boosted ISO 6400 6400
Lowest native ISO 100 80
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
AF continuous
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Total focus points 99 99
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-200mm (7.1x) 28-200mm (7.1x)
Maximal aperture f/2.8-5.6 f/2.0-4.0
Macro focusing distance 2cm 2cm
Focal length multiplier 4.8 4.8
Screen
Display type Tilting Fully Articulated
Display size 3 inch 3 inch
Display resolution 921 thousand dot 921 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Display technology TFT LCD monitor with anti- reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel) None
Viewfinder coverage 80% -
Features
Slowest shutter speed 60 secs 60 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 1.3 frames per sec 8.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 9.00 m 10.00 m
Flash settings Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Fill flash, Manual, Slow sync, Rear curtain flash -
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (15, 30 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (120, 30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video data format H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None Optional
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 395g (0.87 lbs) 392g (0.86 lbs)
Dimensions 116 x 77 x 48mm (4.6" x 3.0" x 1.9") 119 x 73 x 50mm (4.7" x 2.9" x 2.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating 41 53
DXO Color Depth rating 19.4 21.1
DXO Dynamic range rating 10.7 11.7
DXO Low light rating 165 191
Other
Battery life 350 pictures 330 pictures
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID - EN-EL14
Self timer Yes (10 or 2 second delay) Yes (10 or 2 seconds)
Time lapse recording
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots 1 1
Retail cost $750 $499