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24.1 Megapixels | EXPEED 3 | Full (1080p) HD video | Continuous shooting 7fps | Optional Wi-Fi

Featuring 24.1 Megapixels, the same high performance EXPEED 3 image processor from the D4 and D800, a dynamic ISO range 100- 6400 (expandable 25600), a class leading 51 point autofocus, and specifically designed without an optical low-pass filter for uncompromised image quality, the D7100 is the perfect DX format DSLR for enthusiast photographers.

  • Cinematic video Full (1080p) HD video recording with continuous autofocus and microphone and headphone inputs for crystal clear audio the D7100 is your perfect start to full scale videography.
  • 1.3x DX Crop The new 1.3x crop enables edge to edge focusing using all 51 autofocus points at a blistering fast 7 fps for superior speed and performance.
  • Durable body Lightweight, durable body that employs magnesium alloy and weather and dust sealing.
  • LCD 3.2", 1299k-dot LCD
  • thumb-2 EXPEED 3 processor
  • body Lightweight, durable body
  • SD Dual SD card slots
  • virtual-horizon Virtual Horizon
  • battery-grip Multipower battery grip
  • microphone Mic & headphone input
  • thumb-6 Wireless Sharing

Want to share your pictures on the go?


WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter

By using the WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter, you can transmit images from the D7100 to a Wi-Fi equipped smart device* such as a smartphone or tablet, and share your images via social networking services or email easily.

You can also shoot through your mobile device. You can shoot through a smart device using the Live view function** of the D7100, together with the use of the WU-1a.

The WU-1 is available separately for purchase.

*Dedicated application is required. The application can be downloaded from the Google Play Store (free). Compatible OSs: Andoird 2.3 series (smartphone); Android 3.X series (tablet). The iOS compatible application will be available soon. ** Live view function is not compatible when shooting video remotely with the smart device.

Stress-Free Remote Shooting


WR-1 wireless remote controller

The WR-1 wireless remote uses radio waves and supports up to 15 channels for communication over a maximum range of 120m* between multiple WR-1s. Not only can one WR-1 be configured as a transmitter and a second as a receiver** to control one remote camera, but multiple WR-1s can be configured as receivers for remote controls over multiple cameras.

* At an altitude of approximately 1.2 m; effective range may be reduced by obstacles and inclement weather. ** Pairing required for all WR-1, WR-R10, and WR-T10 units. Up to 20 WR-1units can be paired, up to 64 WR-R10 units can be paired.

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Image sensor unit without an optical low-pass filter, delivering exquisite detail reproduction by bringing out the true resolving power of 24.1 megapixels and NIKKOR lenses

The D7100 employs a Nikon DX-format CMOS sensor with approx. 24.1 Megapixels. It adopts an image sensor unit designed without an optical low-pass filter* to take full advantage of the high resolving power only realized by utilizing a high pixel count. This allows the camera to bring out the true resolving power of 24.1 megapixels combined with NIKKOR lenses to deliver an amazingly sharp rendering of details. Even if trimmed or enlarged, the images retain exquisite detail reproduction.

*An optical low-pass filter effectively reduces false colour and moire by separating the incoming light to an image sensor, while sacrificing a slight degree of resolution.

High-performance image-processing engine EXPEED 3

EXPEED 3 processes multiple tasks in parallel while maintaining high precision to bring out the full potential of the 24.1 megapixels. It excels at colour reproduction, gradation processing and image quality at high sensitivity.

Standard ISO 100 to ISO 6400, range expandable up to 25600 equivalent – effective for shooting in low-lit situations and capturing moving subjects

The D7100 can adapt to a broad spectrum of lighting situations such as the harsh glare of the midday sun, the low light of dusk, a dimly lit interior and night scenes. The superior noise reduction function effectively reduces noise at high ISO setting, and suppresses noise even for low-contrast subjects. This excellent high ISO sensitivity performance is powerfully effective even for movie recording.

Faster initial AF detection for quicker focusing, realized by the new algorithm developed for the D4

The D7100 achieves faster initial AF detection by employing the algorithm developed for the D4. The speed you need to effectively capture decisive moments has been radically boosted.

Scene Recognition System that attains highly precise auto control, utilizing the 2016-pixel RGB sensor

Precisely determining the situation of the subject prior to shooting, Scene Recognition System delivers highly accurate auto control. The D7100 utilises information from the 2016-pixel RGB sensor and image sensor to analyse brightness and colour of the scene accurately and applies this to autofocus, auto exposure, i-TTL flash control and auto white balance control.

1.3x crop of DX that enables shooting distant subjects without bulky equipment, for both stills and movies

The D7100 features two image areas for still images – DX format (23.5 × 15.6 mm) and 1.3x crop of DX (18.8 × 12.5 mm). The format in use can be easily confirmed in the viewfinder. For videos, the D7100 also employs DX-based movie format and movie image area based on 1.3x crop of DX.
In DX format, the angle of view becomes equivalent to that of a lens with approx. 1.5 times longer focal length*1. In the newly employed 1.3x crop of DX mode, the lens’ focal length further extends and becomes approx. 1.3 times longer than in DX format. As a result, the image area becomes equivalent to that of a lens with about double the focal length*1. With this camera, you can get closer to distant subjects even though it employs a relatively lightweight, compact lens system. In the 1.3x crop of DX mode, the 51 focus points cover nearly the entire frame, attaining extremely high capturing power even when shooting moving subjects.
The 1.3x crop of DX achieves an image size of approx. 15.4 megapixels, a sufficiently high pixel count for general use, which delivers high-resolution images. Combined with high-speed continuous shooting at up to approx. 7 fps*2 enabled in this mode, this camera reliably captures moving subjects.
With the D7100’s compact, lightweight body that can only be realized by a DX-format D-SLR, combined with compact, lightweight lens system, you can travel light but still depend on it to capture decisive moments in high-speed continuous shooting, while precisely acquiring distant subjects with its high-performance AF system.
* *1When converted to 35mm format.
* *2With JPEG/12-bit NEF (RAW) selected as image quality.

High-speed continuous shooting

Never miss a moment with the high-speed continuous shooting up to approx. 7 fps.

Spot White Balance – allows preset of white balance during live view shooting

Easily acquire preset manual data based on a specific area of the frame you select during live view allowing you to effectively achieve pinpoint white balance setting according to the selected subject or a part of it during live view.

i button for quick and direct access to various functions, whether during optical viewfinder or live view shooting, or playback

The newly employed button allows direct access to menu settings and is located on the back of the body. By pressing this button, you can change settings and modes during optical viewfinder or live view shooting without pressing the menu button. During playback, pressing this button prompts the retouch menu to appear on the monitor, allowing you to edit images immediately after shooting.

Virtual horizon makes you aware of horizontal tilting, for vertical shooting too

The D7100 comes equipped with a virtual horizon, which shows horizontal tilting. When using the viewfinder, you can choose displaying the indicator either for horizontal shooting or vertical shooting. During live view or movie shooting, the indicator is displayed superimposed on the monitor image.

7 Special Effects modes

Express your creativity with 7 Special effects modes including Night vision, Colour sketch, Miniature effect, Selective colour, Silhouette, High key and Low key.

Dual SD card slots

Combined with the increased speed of the image-processing engine EXPEED 3, the D7100 processes and writes image data of 24.1 megapixels at an incredible speed. A variety of recording options are available: “Overflow,” “Backup” and “RAW primary, JPEG secondary” recording that lets you record RAW data and JPEG data separately to each card. You can also copy images between the two memory cards. When shooting D-Movie clips, you can select the slot according to the remaining capacity.

Tech Specs

Type Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)
Effective angle of view Nikon DX format; focal length in 35 mm 135 format equivalent to approx. 1.5x that of lenses with FX format angle of view
Effective pixels 24.1 million
Image sensor 23.5 × 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Total pixels 24.69 million
Dust-reduction System Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (optional Capture NX 2 software required)
Image size (pixels) DX (24 × 16) image area
6000 × 4000 (L), 4494 × 3000 (M), 2992 × 2000 (S)

1.3x (18 × 12) image area
4800 × 3200 (L), 3600 × 2400 (M), 2400 × 1600 (S)

Photographs with image area of DX (24 × 16) taken in movie live view
6000 × 3368 (L), 4494 × 2528 (M), 2992 × 1860 (S)

Photographs with image area of 1.3x (18 × 12) taken in movie live view
4800 × 2696 (L), 3600 × 2024 (M), 2400 × 1344 (S)
File format NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed or compressed
JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression (Size priority); Optimal quality compression available
NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control System Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Media SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
Double slot Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage or for separate storage of copies created using NEF+JPEG; pictures can be copied between cards.
File system DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras) 2.3, PictBridge
Viewfinder Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
Frame coverage Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Magnification Approx. 0.94x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
Eyepoint 19.5 mm (-1.0 m-1; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Diopter adjustment -2 – +1 m-1
Focusing screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark II screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed)
Reflex mirror Quick return
Depth-of-field preview Pressing depth-of-field preview button stops lens aperture down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or by camera (other modes)
Lens aperture Instant return, electronically controlled
Compatible lenses Compatible with AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G and D lenses (some restrictions apply to PC lenses) and DX lenses, AI-P NIKKOR lenses, and non-CPU AI lenses (A and M modes only). IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses can not be used.

The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster (the electronic rangefinder supports the center 1 focus point with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/8 or faster).
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Speed 1/8000 – 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb, time, X250
Flash sync speed X=1/250 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/320 s or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320 s)
Release mode Single frame (S), continuous low speed (CL), continuous high speed (CH), quiet shutter-release (Q), self-timer, mirror up (MUP); interval timer photography supported
Approximate frame advance rate JPEG and 12-bit NEF (RAW) images recorded with DX (24 × 16) selected for Image area
CL: 1 – 6 fps, CH: 6 fps

JPEG and 12-bit NEF (RAW) images recorded with 1.3x (18 × 12) selected for Image area
CL: 1 – 6 fps, CH: 7 fps

14-bit NEF (RAW) images recorded with DX (24 × 16) selected for Image area
CL: 1 – 5 fps, CH: 5 fps

14-bit NEF (RAW) images recorded with 1.3x (18 × 12) selected for Image area
CL: 1 – 6 fps, CH: 6 fps
Self-timer 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 – 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 s
Remote control modes
Delayed remote, quick-response remote, remote mirror-up
Metering mode TTL exposure metering using 2016-pixel RGB sensor
Metering method Matrix: 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses); color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses); color matrix metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data
Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 8 mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 6, 10, or 13 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU lenses use 8-mm circle)
Spot: Meters 3.5 mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point (on center focus point when non-CPU lens is used)
Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F) Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0 – 20 EV
Spot metering: 2 – 20 EV
Exposure meter coupling Combined CPU and AI
Mode Auto modes (auto; auto (flash off)); programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); scene modes (portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait; night landscape; party/indoor; beach/snow; sunset; dusk/dawn; pet portrait; candlelight; blossom; autumn colors; food); special effects modes (night vision; color sketch; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key); U1 (user settings 1); U2 (user settings 2)
Exposure compensation Can be adjusted by -5 – +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV in P, S, A, and M modes
Exposure bracketing 2 – 5 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2, or 3 EV
Flash bracketing 2 – 5 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2, or 3 EV
White balance bracketing 2 – 5 frames in steps of 1, 2, or 3
ADL bracketing 2 frames using selected value for one frame or 3 frames using preset values for all frames
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100 – 6400 in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV. Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, Off
Autofocus Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500DX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, fine-tuning, 51 focus points (including 9 cross-type sensors; the center 1 focus point is available at apertures slower than f/5.6 and faster than f/8 or at f/8), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5 – 3m/1 ft 8 in. – 9 ft 10 in.)
Detection range -2 – +19 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status
Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point Can be selected from 51 or 11 focus points
AF-area mode Single-point AF; 9-, 21-, or 51-point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Focus lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Built-in flash Auto, portrait, child, close up, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, color sketch: Auto flash with auto pop-up
P, S, A, M, food: Manual pop-up with button release
Guide Number Approx. 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Flash control TTL: i-TTL flash control using 2016-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and center-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash mode Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, fill-flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain with slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off; Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported
Flash compensation -3 – +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes after flash is fired at full output
Accessory shoe ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with:
- SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, or SB-700 as a master flash and SB-600 or SB-R200 as remotes, or SU-800 as commander
- Built-in flash can serve as master flash in commander mode
Auto FP High-Speed Sync and modeling illumination supported with all CLS-compatible flash units except SB-400; Flash Color Information Communication and FV lock supported with all CLS-compatible flash units
Sync terminal AS-15 sync terminal adapter (available separately)
White balance Auto (2 types), incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), choose color temperature (2500 K – 10000 K), all with fine-tuning
Modes Live view photography (still images), movie live view (movies)
Lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F)
Manual focus (M)
AF-area mode Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Autofocus Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Movie Metering TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Metering method Matrix
Frame size (pixels) and frame rate 1920 × 1080; 60i (59.94 fields/s)/ 50i (50 fields/s) *
1920 × 1080; 30 p (progressive), 25p, 24p
1280 × 720; 60p, 50p
Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25,xand 23.976 fps respectively; options support both high and normalximage quality
* Available only when 1.3x (18 × 12) is selected for Image area. Sensor output is about 60 or 50 fps.
File format MOV
Video compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format Linear PCM
Audio recording device Built-in or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
Monitor 8-cm/3.2-in., approx. 1229 k-dot (VGA; 640 × 4 × 480 = 1,228,800 dots), TFT monitor with approx. 170° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and brightness adjustment
Playback Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, GPS data display, and auto image rotation
USB Hi-Speed USB
HDMI output HDMI mini connector (Type C)
Accessory terminal Wireless remote controller: WR-1 and WR-R10 (available separately)
Remote cord: MC-DC2 (available separately)
GPS unit: GP-1 (available separately)
Audio input Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
Audio output Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Battery One rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL15 battery
Battery pack Optional MB-D15 multi-power battery pack with one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL15 Li-ion battery or six AA alkaline, Ni-MH, or lithium batteries
AC adapter EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5B power connector (available separately)
Tripod socket 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 135.5 × 106.5 × 76 mm (5.3 × 4.2 × 3.0 in.)
Weight Approx. 765 g (1 lb 11.0 oz) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 675 g (1 lb 7.8 oz; camera body only)
Temperature 0 °C – 40 °C (+32 °F – 104 °F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Supplied accessories EN-EL15 rechargeable Li-ion battery (with terminal cover), MH-25 battery charger, DK-5 eyepiece cap, AN-DC1 strap, UC-E17 USB cable, BS-1 accessory shoe cover, DK-23 rubber eyecup, BF-1B body cap, ViewNX 2 CD, User’s Manual
note Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery operating at the temperature specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA): 23 ±3 °C (73.4 ±5.4 °F).

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Sydney Morning Herald
“Splurge on the Nikon D7100, a full-powered, interchangeable-lens camera commonly known as a DSLR, for digital single-lens reflex. The D7100 offers so much value, it’s hard to know where to begin… Other notable features include dual SD card slots, solid stereo sound recording and an HDMI-out port for viewing captured images and video on a TV or other large screen.”

Australian Photography
Review Score: 9/10 – “This is a great camera – about the best APS-C body available at this time… image quality is excellent.”

Digital Photography Magazine
Review Score: 9/10 – “Nikon have made enough improvements in this successor to consider it the finest DX camera in the world… There’s a lot to be please about with the image quality, high ISO performance, superb autofocus and a view to the future with Wi-Fi accessory integration and full HD video performance.”

Terry Lane – Fairfax
Review Score: 9/10 – “During the past 10 years we have owned more cameras than any sensible person needs. Picking up any Nikon is a reminder of how well the company crafts its cameras..”


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