Nikon D7100 Announced

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Nikon D7100 – the successor to Nikon’s midrange DSLR D7000 was recently announced by the company.

The Nikon D7100 was will Nikon’s new flagship camera of Nikon’s DX-format DSLR line and will be marketed to serious photography enthusiasts. The new D7100 will have a 24.1-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor with EXPEED 3 image-processing engine, 51-point AF system and an ISO range of 100-6400 (expandable to 25,600).

The camera will also feature a burst rate of 6 fps (apply a new 1.3x crop mode and you can up this figure to 7fps) and a shutter release lag time of 0.052 seconds. It will also sports a 3.2-inch (1229 k-dot) TFT LCD monitor with wide viewing angle utilizing a new RGBW array to better view bright surroundings.

Key Specs of Nikon D7100:

  • Magnesium alloy body
  • 3.2-inch (1229 k-dot) TFT LCD monitor
  • SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards (2 slot)
  • 24.1-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor with EXPEED 3 image-processing engine
  • ISO range of 100-6400 (expandable to 25,600)
  • 6 fps (1.3x crop mode and you can up this figure to 7fps) burst rate
  • 51-point AF system
  • Support for 1920 x 1080/60i and 1920 x 1080/30p movie recording
  • Built-in stereo microphone

You can find the full specs here.

The Nikon D7100 will be available this coming March with a retail price of $1200 for the body and/or $1600 with the 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 kit lens. So for those who are planning to buy the D7000, waiting for another month won’t hurt specially if you know that you will getting a much better camera.

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Nikon also announced the new WR-1 Wireless Remote Controller which is also supported by Nikon D7100 and will be sold separately for £649.99 in the UK and no word for the US Price.

You can read Nikon’s complete announced here.

Last modified: February 23, 2013

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