Conclusion: The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is big on image quality and manual controls, although it comes at the cost of size and weight. The camera will appeal to you if you are an enthusiast who doesn’t always want to lug a D-SLR around, but is a tough sell if you’re looking for a compact and sleek point-and-shoot.
Pros: Lots of physical controls. Tilting LCD. Optical viewfinder. Raw shooting support. Hot shoe.
Cons: Bulky. Expensive. HD video limited to 720p24. Some performance and control quirks.
Summary: Nikon's engineers have done a lot to address the issues that hindered the P7000 like slow operational speed and quirky handling. The P7100's excellent image quality combined with good ergonomics and build quality make this camera a good choice for anyone looking for a compact camera with a DSLR-like...
Pros: Versatile and sharp 28-200mm equivalent lens, Very good image quality, especially at low ISO settings, New front control dial adds a useful manual control point and makes operation more ergonomic, Articulated screen is invaluable for shooting from troublesome vantage points, Optical viewfinder ca...
Cons: Exposure compensation dial is quite easy to move inadvertently, Limited manual control in movie mode, Fn 2 button is not as useful as it could be (can only be set to activate up to 4 options), Video recording is limited to 720p, Optical viewfinder coverage is relatively low at approximately 80%
Summary: The list of direct competitors is short and each offer a distinct compromise. The Fuji Finepix X100 Fuji Finepix X100 which costs twice as much offers superior image quality and a stellar EVF but no zoom or image stabilization.
Pros: Excellent control over image noise, Above average metering accuracy, Great lens sharpness, Good image colors possible, Good white-balance system, Impressive stabilization, Fast autofocus system, Short shutter-lag, Good ergonomics, Solid build-quality, Excellent video recording capabilities
Cons: Autofocus gives up more than average, Not, Poor LCD coverage, Extremely poor viewfinder coverage, Live-Histogram, Slow shot-to-shot speed, Slow, Video cuts too early
Summary: The Nikon Coolpix P7100 is available in India at a street price of Rs. 20,000. This camera is a delight to use for amateurs, professionals, as well as enthusiast level photographers. The ability to tinker around with all the settings allows one to enjoy DSLR-like features on a compact camera.
Conclusion: The P7100 does a great job in addressing the previous P7000’s issues. While the latest Coolpix is faster in use and has all the controls a demanding user could ask for. We do have to question whether the age of this type of camera is coming to an end, with Compact System Cameras dominating in recent...
Pros: Good image quality, bags of control, addresses its predecessor’s speed issues, RAW shooting
Cons: Expensive, Compact System Cameras may undermine this release
Conclusion: Es una cámara ideal para aquellas personas que les gusta tener el control total de sus fotos. Ideal para viajeros quienes desean fotos y videos de calidad, ya que es una alternativa compacta aún cuando no es la más ligera.
Pros: Tiene un estabilizador de imagen VR con el cual no tendrás fotografías borrosas. Pantalla LCD de alta resolución con ángulo variable para ver desde casi cualquier punto. Indicador de Horizonte Virtual con el que podrás tener bien niveladas tus fotografías. Formato de archivo RAW.
Cons: Su resolución es de sólo 10.1 megapixeles. Disparo continuo lento. El video no es FULL HD.