- 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
- 3" Fully Articulated Screen
- ISO 80 - 1600 (Boost 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
- Superseded the Nikon P7100
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Nikon P7700 summary
Nikon P7700 is Nikon's Small Sensor Compact digital camera first released on May of 2013. It has got a 12 MegaPixel, CMOS 1/1.7" size sensor with a full resolution of 4000 x 3000.
Nikon launched this model in an effort to replace the previous Nikon P7100 (Read Full Comparison)
The P7700 ranks at #3 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and over all #428 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our database. Please test our Smart camera filter to find camera listings based on your custom criteria.
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Nikon P7700 history
The Nikon P7700 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Listed below, you can view all older and latest models alongside important specs.
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Nikon P7700 Gallery
You can look at the P7700 from different angles in the gallery here.
Nikon P7700 Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of advantages and drawbacks of the Nikon P7700 based on criterias that are often regarded as necessary in a digital camera.
Nikon P7700 Sensor features
The size of the sensor in the Nikon P7700 is 7.44mm x 5.58mm (1/1.7"). The 42 mm² sensor is able to capture 4000 x 3000 pixels . The camera includes Image Stabilization (Optical). Optical stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter can easily lead to cropping.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CMOS sensor boasts 12MP and provides a standard ISO range of 80 - 1600. The ISO can also be extended digitally to a maximum of 6400. RAW files are supported therefore you have more margin for error.
The image below shows the P7700's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The P7700 sensor comes with a crop factor of 4.8 and is shown in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Nikon P7700 dimensions
Nikon P7700 weighs in at 0.86 pounds (392 gr / 13.83 ounces) and the dimensions of the camera is 119mm x 73mm x 50mm (4.7" x 2.9" x 2.0"). The weight of average Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 gr so the Nikon P7700 is heavier as compared to various competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Below is a photo of the Nikon P7700 with a soft drink so you can have a feel for its size.
The top view here will show the button design on the P7700.
Nikon P7700 Lens features
The P7700 has got a built-in lens offering a focal range of 28-200mm giving it a 7.1 x zoom which isn't really ideal nevertheless it can be invaluable in certain cases.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens offers an aperture of f2.0 and that's fantastic in low light events and getting good bokeh. It is going to also make it easier to use a much lower ISO to produce clearer images. For the long end, 200mm comes with f4.0 making it very good and will help you to keep higher shutter speeds.
Nikon P7700 Connectivity
The P7700 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that come with NFC or Bluetooth support can easily be used wirelessly with smartphones. You are able to send images and in some cases change settings without connecting straight with the camera.
Some apps also provide a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it could be attached to an external screen. Virtually all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.
Nikon P7700 Video features
The highest possible video resolution in the Nikon P7700 is 1920 x 1080 and it can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p resolution gives a great balance between video quality versus file size but 1080p won't give you much room to downsample. Even though the body includes a microphone port, it is sadly missing a headphone port which means you will not have the capability to keep an eye on your sound levels.
Nikon P7700 Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing on the Nikon P7700 so you have to be careful in rainy or dusty situations.
Nikon P7700 Screen and Viewfinder
The Nikon P7700 has got a 3 inch fully articulated display having a resolution of 921 thousand dots.
The screen is selfie friendly to shoot self portraits and even group shots when necessary. Please be aware that the display screen offers no touch support.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The View Finder specs regarding Nikon P7700 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
In those bright outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and difficult to view, viewfinders are very useful.
Nikon P7700 Shutter features
Nikon P7700 is able to shoot continuously at 8.0 frames/s. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds.
Nikon P7700 Flash and Hot shoe features
Nikon P7700 includes both inbuilt flash plus external flash support.
Nikon P7700 Autofocusing features
Nikon P7700 includes only Contrast Based Auto Focus and lacks Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier & precise as compared to Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera has got Face detection which can be valuable for taking portraits of people.
It has got 99 focus points to choose from. It also includes Tracking Auto Focus for things on the move. Nikon P7700 has manual focusing when needed during low light conditions or you require more precise control on focusing.
Nikon P7700 Battery life
The battery life (EN-EL14) on the Nikon P7700 is fashioned to last for 330 images according to the CIPA requirements making it above the usual in comparison to its category. The average Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 features the best (470) battery life within this class of cameras.
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Nikon P7700 for varying styles of photography
The following chart shows a rundown of the Nikon P7700 for varying styles of photography. To understand more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Nikon P7700 Portrait photography highlights
The Nikon P7700 receives a points tally of 46 which is average, meaning that it is fairly suitable to use for portraits. Photographing portrait images favors heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW files along with the flexibility to utilize external flash.
Nikon P7700 Street photography details
Having a nice points total of 65, the Nikon P7700 is a respectable fit to use in street photography. A good street photography camera provides a good balance of image quality and portability.
Nikon P7700 Sports photography highlights
A subpar sports photography points total of 44 indicates the Nikon P7700 is not really suitable for taking photos of sports. A camera should have excellent tracking and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Nikon P7700 Travel photography features
Weight is super important when buying a travel camera. On the whole, the Nikon P7700 gets a above average 65 as a travelling camera which is a good pick to purchase for your travels.
Nikon P7700 Landscape photography highlights
For anybody who is looking to buy a digital camera for landscape pictures, the biggest factor will be image quality. The Nikon P7700 at it's decent grade of 55 for a landscape camera is fairly adequate within the current marketplace.
Nikon P7700 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging ought to have a articulating screen, mic port and ideally IBIS. Considering every thing, the Nikon P7700 is a very decent option for vlogging as it receives a nice score of 75.
Nikon P7700 Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the P7700, here is a number of the highest placed cameras that fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.
The graph underneath offers you an overview of the P7700 compared to it's highest ranking rivals listed above.
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