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Nikon Coolpix P7700 Digital Camera Review

A great enthusiast compact all-around, best for patient shooters.

$499.95 MSRP
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8.5 score Tested by Experts


Lately, we've noticed a trend here at DCI: as smartphones and tablets continue to gnaw away at the low end of the point and shoot market, the big manufacturers are putting more and more effort into their advanced compact cameras. That's a great thing for consumers, and it's a trend that's given us some fantastic models already this year, from the Canon G15 to the Sony RX100 and the Olympus XZ-2. Now Nikon has stepped up to the plate with the P7700, the third iteration of their P7xxx series. The new version updates the P7100 with a 12-megapixel CMOS sensor, a bigger grip, a fully articulating LCD, and a significantly brighter 7.1x zoom lens.

The Nikon Coolpix P7700 is available now, in black, at a MSRP of $499.95.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Hardware
  4. Photo Gallery
  5. Image Quality
  6. Sharpness
  7. Color
  8. Noise Reduction
  9. Dynamic Range
  10. Low Light
  11. Distortion
  12. Video
  13. Usability
  14. Ease of Use
  15. Handling
  16. Controls
  17. Speed
  18. Features
  19. Video Features
  20. Conclusion