Nikon Coolpix P7100 review

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Nikon coolpix p7100

JPEGs straight out of the camera demonstrate the Nikon Coolpix P7100's ability to record faithful colours with a wide dynamic range.

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The Nikon Coolpix P7100's effects filters include a punchy, high-contrast black and white setting, complete with simulated film grain.

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The Nikon Coolpix P7100's autofocus system is responsive and accurate, enabling us to track our subject and capture this rare moment where he remained still.

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The Nikon Coolpix P7100's wide-angle lens enables you to capture sweeping vistas in plenty of detail.

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This advanced compact's Macro autofocus mode is excellent, giving scope for photographing small subjects up close with a very pleasing amount of detail and superb colours.

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The Macro autofocus mode in action again.

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This high-contrast scene is testament to the sensor's ability to record a wide range of tones.

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution10.1 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyCoolpix
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom7.1x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameNikon
FeaturesSelf-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4, QuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeOptical
Weight (Approximate)395 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Image Sensor Size1/1.7" (7.60 mm x 5.70 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution3648 x 2736
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height99.1 mm
Width116.8 mm
Depth48.3 mm
Focal Length6 mm to 42.60 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelP7100
Product NameCoolpix P7100 Compact Camera
Product LineCoolpix
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberVMA840E1
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

The Coolpix P7100 is a great way to pack light and still take complete control over your shots.

The large 10 megapixel image sensor and fast image processor deliver clean, detailed results whether you shoot at high or low sensitivity.

The tilting LCD screen lets you shoot from unusual angles and its advanced molivie capabilities include the option to select and lock your preferred auto exposure.

Package Contents
  • Coolpix P7100 Compact Camera
  • Strap AN-CP21
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14
  • USB Cable UC-E6
  • Audio/Video Cable EG-CP16
  • Lens Cap
  • Software CD-ROM
Limited Warranty1 Year