Published on February 23rd, 2013 | by Gary Johnson0
Nikon D7100 pre-orders begin before release
DSLR cameras are becoming more popular all the time with many consumers making the step up from compact digital cameras to fully utilize the times when those special moments need capturing. One of the most popular brands of DSLRs among professionals and enthusiasts alike are Nikon, and the company earlier this week announced the enthusiast level D7100 that has now gone up for pre-order ahead of its release.
The new camera features a 24.1megapixel APS-C format sensor that according to the company has been recently developed, and there is also an Expeed 3 processor that is also found in some of the high end offerings from Nikon. It also uses the same autofocusing system that are used on the higher priced DSLRs available from the company, and there are some improvements been made to the body of the camera compared to the D700.
There is now a magnesium alloy top and rear covers as well as being weather resistant, and the textures have been improved on the mode dial along with a lock to prevent accidently changing modes. Dual SD card slots are provided and there is a new 3.2-inch LCD display on the back, and it now features RGBW alignment for improved brightness.
The Nikon D7100 is expected to arrive by the end of March and has already gone up for pre-order on both the UK and German Amazon websites, and is priced at £1,283.65 for the camera with the 18-105mm VR Lens Kit in the UK, or the body only is £1,085.66 and delivery pegged for March 21st.