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Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200

Portability
59
Imaging
66
Features
80
Overall
71
Nikon D7100 front
 
Nikon D7200 front
Portability
59
Imaging
68
Features
82
Overall
73

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 Key Specs

Nikon D7100
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400 (Expand to 25600)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 765g - 136 x 107 x 76mm
  • Released April 2013
  • Superseded the Nikon D7000
  • Renewed by Nikon D7200
Nikon D7200
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Bump to 102400)
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 765g - 136 x 107 x 76mm
  • Revealed March 2015
  • Old Model is Nikon D7100
  • Renewed by Nikon D7500
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Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 Overview

Its time to look a bit more in depth at the Nikon D7100 and Nikon D7200, both Advanced DSLR cameras and both of them are built by Nikon. The resolution of the D7100 (24MP) and the D7200 (24MP) is relatively close and they possess the exact same sensor sizing (APS-C).

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The D7100 was brought out 22 months earlier than the D7200 which makes the cameras a generation away from one another. The two cameras come with the identical body type (Mid-size SLR).

Before diving in to a step-by-step comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the D7100 scores vs the D7200 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Nikon D7100 over the Nikon D7200

 D7100 D7200 

Reasons to pick Nikon D7200 over the Nikon D7100

 D7200 D7100 
RevealedMarch 2015April 2013More modern by 22 months

Common features in the Nikon D7100 and Nikon D7200

 D7100 D7200 
Manually focus More exact focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen dimension3.2"3.2"Identical screen measurement
Screen resolution1229k1229kExact same screen resolution
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch screen Neither offers Touch screen

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 Physical Comparison

When you are intending to carry around your camera frequently, you will need to factor in its weight and measurements. The Nikon D7100 offers physical measurements of 136mm x 107mm x 76mm (5.4" x 4.2" x 3.0") and a weight of 765 grams (1.69 lbs) whilst the Nikon D7200 has proportions of 136mm x 107mm x 76mm (5.4" x 4.2" x 3.0") accompanied by a weight of 765 grams (1.69 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary depending on the lens you select during that time. Underneath is the front view measurement comparison of the D7100 and the D7200.

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the D7100 and D7200 is 59 and 59 respectively.

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 top view buttons comparison

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it is very tough to visualise the difference in sensor sizes only by viewing technical specs. The image underneath will give you a better sense of the sensor sizing in the D7100 and D7200.

As you have seen, each of these cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements and the same resolution therefore you should expect comparable quality of files however you need to consider the release date of the cameras into account. The more aged D7100 will be behind with regard to sensor technology.

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 sensor size comparison

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon D7100 Portrait photography features
Nikon D7200 Portrait photography features
79
focusing manually
good resolution (24MP)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
includes face detection focus
supports RAW files
80
you can focus manually
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
offers face detection focusing
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Nikon D7100 Street photography information
Nikon D7200 Street photography information
60
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
supports RAW files
environment sealing
no articulating screen
lack of image stabilization
63
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
environment sealing
above average high ISO (25,600)
screen does not articulate
lack of image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Nikon D7100 Sports photography features
Nikon D7200 Sports photography features
70
maximum shutter speed is high (1/8,000 seconds)
good resolution (24 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
includes tracking autofocus
environment sealing
supports phase detect auto focus
very slow continuous shooting (6.0 frames per second)
lack of image stabilization
72
great max shutter speed (1/8,000 seconds)
megapixel count decent (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
offers tracking autofocus
environment sealing
good battery pack (1,110 per charge)
comes with phase detect AF
max fps very slow (6.0 frames/s)
lack of image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Nikon D7100 Travel photography factors
Nikon D7200 Travel photography factors
66
environment sealing
good resolution (24 megapixels)
has built in flash
display isn't selfie friendly
69
good battery pack (1,110 per charge)
environment sealing
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
flash built-in
screen is not selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Nikon D7100 Landscape photography information
Nikon D7200 Landscape photography information
77
focusing manually
interchangeable lenses (Nikon F mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inch)
good resolution (24 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (APS-C)
no anti aliasing filter
supports RAW files
environment sealing
2 card slots
lack of image stabilization
78
you can focus manually
swap lenses (Nikon F mount)
decent sized screen (3.2 inches)
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
no anti-alias filter
above average high ISO (25,600)
supports RAW formats
environment sealing
good battery pack (1,110 per charge)
two card slots
lack of image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Nikon D7100 Vlogging features
Nikon D7200 Vlogging features
30
includes face detection focus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
comes with external mic support
display isn't selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
30
offers face detection focusing
video res high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
does have external microphone socket
screen is not selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
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Nikon D7100 vs Nikon D7200 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon D7100 and Nikon D7200
 Nikon D7100Nikon D7200
General Information
Brand Nikon Nikon
Model type Nikon D7100 Nikon D7200
Category Advanced DSLR Advanced DSLR
Released 2013-04-25 2015-03-02
Physical type Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Sensor Information
Chip - Expeed 4
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 366.6mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 24 megapixels 24 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Highest native ISO 6400 25600
Highest enhanced ISO 25600 102400
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Total focus points 51 51
Cross type focus points 15 15
Lens
Lens mount type Nikon F Nikon F
Amount of lenses 309 309
Focal length multiplier 1.5 1.5
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3.2" 3.2"
Screen resolution 1,229 thousand dots 1,229 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Screen tech Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD monitor -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.63x 0.63x
Features
Min shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Max shutter speed 1/8000 secs 1/8000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 6.0fps 6.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 12.00 m (at ISO 100) 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain Auto, auto FP high-speed sync, auto w/redeye reduction, fill flash, rear-curtain sync, rear-curtain w/slow sync, redeye reduction, redeye reduction w/slow sync, slow sync, off
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Max flash synchronize 1/250 secs 1/250 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 24 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Optional Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS Optional Optional
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 765 grams (1.69 lb) 765 grams (1.69 lb)
Dimensions 136 x 107 x 76mm (5.4" x 4.2" x 3.0") 136 x 107 x 76mm (5.4" x 4.2" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 83 87
DXO Color Depth rating 24.2 24.5
DXO Dynamic range rating 13.7 14.6
DXO Low light rating 1256 1333
Other
Battery life 950 pictures 1110 pictures
Battery type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID EN-EL15 EN-EL15
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 seconds) Yes (2 or 10 seconds)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC x 2 slots SD/SDHC/SDXC (two slots)
Card slots Dual Dual
Launch price $800 $1,100