Nikon D7100 Camera announced; Specs and Price

Nikon has added yet another DSLR to its portfolio. Dubbed Nikon D7100 will join the lightweight series out there with new DX-format (APS-C) sensor on board.  The device is claimed to be robust enough for the experienced shooter and photo enthusiast, with an array of features that includes a new 24.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, Nikon’s 51-point AF system and wireless connectivity.

The Nikon D7100 is promised to offer truest, most detail-rich images possible and brilliant HD videos with its new 24.1-megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor. The camera doesn’t use optical low pass filter anymore as the device has high-resolution and advanced technologies.

Camera has an exclusive EXPEED 3 image processing engine and an ISO range of 100-6400 (expandable to Hi-2 of 25,600) and better noise reduction making sure that images and video in low light will look a lot better.  The camera has a  3.2-inch LCD display as well  as an OLED display within the viewfinder. The camera also features new Spot White Balance which allows users to adjust the white balance while shooting.

The company claims that the device is built for durability with moisture and dust resistance, with top and rear casing constructed of magnesium alloy and internally the shutter will withstand 150,000 cycles. The  camera weighs approximately 1.5 pounds and has been priced at $1,200. You will have to pay $1,600 if you want an 18-105mm lens kit, and release date is in March 2013.