The D7000 has finally been succeeded. Recently, Nikon announced the arrival of the D7100, which has many eye-catching features over the D7000, perhaps most prominently, a large pixel increase from 16 megapixels to 24.1 MP. Do note that the D7000 has not actually been replaced (yet!) and is still on sale.

The camera features

  • 24.1 million pixels
  • 23.5 x 15.6 mm  APS-C CMOS sensor
  • Approx. 100% frame coverage
  • Pentaprism viewfinder
  • Dual memory-card slots
  • ISO 100 to 6400 (extendable up to 25600)
  • 51 focus points
  • Shutter speed 1/8000 – 30 sec plus BULB
  • Max flash sync 1/250
  • P A S M modes, plus auto and scene modes
  • Full HD video (60i, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p) HD 720 (60p, 50p)
  • Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF modes
  • TTL (Through the Lens) metering
  • In-built HDR
  • 6 frames per second continuous shooting
  • +/-5 exposure compensation
  • SD, SDHC, SDXC card compatibility
  • RAW, JPEG, RAW + JPEG shooting

Improvements over the D7000

  • 51 autofocus points compared to 39
  • 675 gram body compared to 690g
  • 3.2inch 1229k dot screen compared to 3inch 921k dots
  • In built Stereo microphone compared to D7000’s mono mic
  • Improved thumb grip
  • Greater colour depth (24.2 bits)
  • Wider dynamic range (13.7 EV)

This camera slots in between the D7000 and the D600, and is great for existing D7000 user who wish to upgrade.