Improved all-around operational speed.
Very good image quality with very good corner sharpness.
Optical image stabilization.
Handy Quick Dial is much quicker to use than previous model.
Generous 7.1x zoom range for its class.
Slightly improved ergonomics.
Excellent image quality and deep imaging controls.
Superb low light video.
Full manual controls and RAW shooting.
Tilting high resolution LCD and optical viewfinder.
Long optical zoom range for its class.
Lots of physical controls.
Raw shooting support.
Large variangle LCD screen.
Improved Raw capture speeds.
Great image quality
Chunky camera design could use slimmer ergonomics.
Camera still looks too much like the Canon G12.
No full 1080p HD video available in movie mode.
While the camera is faster to use overall and an improvement over its predecessor.
Complex controls and features can be intimidating.
Maximum video resolution of 720p.
Slow shot to shot times.
HD video limited to 720p24.
Some performance and control quirks.
By Digital Trends on June 20, 2012
The Nikon Coolpix P7100 and cameras like it represent a quirky in-between-breed — even more so than the mirrorless, interchangeable lens models taking over the market. You're buying a point and shoot without the convenience of fitting it in...85
By DPexpert on March 15, 2012
REVIEW—NIKON Coolpix P7100] by terry on 15 March 2012 Price: $600 Big and beautiful THE LOW-DOWN: This 10 megapixel camera comes with a 28–200mm (film equivalent) image-stabilised lens. It is the replacement for the P7000 which was not...-
By The Imaging Resource on January 21, 2012
It was with some trepidation that I approached this review of the Nikon P7100. While there was much to like in the previous model including its good image quality and excellent built-in zoom lens, it was a slow and frustrating camera to use. When you...-
By itreviews.com on December 28, 2011
Nikon have sensibly retained all the best features of the P7000 and made sensible improvements to processing times, added a more flexible monitor and some extra effects, plus increased customised settings and rapid change options....100
By theregister.co.uk on December 23, 2011
That said, the price tag on this camera will by itself exclude most happy snappers, but you do get what you pay for, as the Nikon Coolpix P7100 has no major flaws and delivers very satisfying images. With the PowerShot G12 over a year old now, the...80
By pcworld.com_techhive.com on December 23, 2011
Nikon’s Coolpix P7100 is as complex as it is powerful, with excellent image quality and a feature set to please even the fussiest photographer. Just make sure you’re up for the challenge. Images (click to enlarge) Nikon Coolpix P7100...80
By Expert Reviews on December 12, 2011
A welcome refinement to the P7000 and a pleasure to use, but the sensor isn't up to current standards at this price...60
By TechReviewSource on December 08, 2011
The P7100 performed well in our Lab tests. It was able to start up and grab a shot in about 1.6 seconds, there was a 0.9-second wait time between shots, and the camera recorded a mere 0.1 second on shutter lag tests. It bested our Editors’ Choice...80
By Digital Photography School on December 06, 2011
Why you’d buy the P7100: multiple external control points; pocketable.Why you wouldn’t: you want Full HD; the 7.1x zoom range is not enough for you.Having waded through a mountain of DSLRs, mirrorless models and piles of boring...-
By CNET Australia on December 05, 2011
While it's too large to fit inside a pocket, the P7100 provides all of the functionality and quality that you could need. It's a shame that its performance is not class beating, otherwise it would easily make a great companion to an SLR or...82