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Nikon Coolpix P7700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 327 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the screen and lens. The performance and responsiveness also get good views, whereas the energy efficiency and shutter get critical views. Opinions are divided on the reliability.

portability, responsiveness, performance, lens, screen

features, shutter, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon Coolpix P7700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Nikon Coolpix P7700


The Canon versus Nikon debate has been around for almost as long as Coke versus Pepsi or dogs versus cats (well, maybe not quite). Both manufacturers make excellent cameras, but that hasn't stopped people from choosing sides. Naturally, we here at...

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The Coolpix P7700 offers an impressive feature set, a longer zoom range than most of its competitors, a fully articulating LCD, and very good photo quality. Unfortunately, it is marred by very slow write times, especially in RAW mode which makes...

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Nikon Coolpix P7700 Review


The number of high-end fixed-lens cameras aimed at intermediate and advanced photographers is growing, including the Nikon Coolpix P7700. Image quality is outstanding with this model, and it performs especially well in low light. Although most other...

Excellent image quality with large image sensor ; Low light results are outstanding ; Good optical zoom measurement versus other fixed-lens, large image sensor models in this price class ; Response times are fast in all conditions ; Full auto mode is...

Camera is a little chunky ; Power button can be a little tough to press because of small size and location between various dials ; Some dials hang over the edge of the camera, meaning you may bump them out of place inadvertently ; Close-up focus can be...

The number of high-end fixed-lens cameras aimed at intermediate and advanced photographers is growing, including the Nikon Coolpix P7700. Image quality is outstanding with this model, and it performs especially well in low light. Although most other...

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Nikon Coolpix P7700: Lab Test Results & Comments


The Nikon Coolpix P7700 offers numerous function buttons to change image parameters and exposure modes very quickly and efficiently. On the top side of the large body are three dials. The first dial on the left-hand side allows the user to set up the...

Compact camera with intuitive handling ; Robust body with many function buttons and setup dials ; Nice color reproduction ; Full HD video

Missing optical or electronic viewfinder


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Nikon Coolpix P7700


It's big, it's bulky, and it's the best advanced compact we've ever tested (for now). Nikon's Coolpix P7700 sets a new bar for enthusiast point-and-shoots.

The Nikon Coolpix P7700 is a horse of a different, better color.

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Nikon Coolpix P7700


Nikon's P7700 skips a few models numbers from its predecessor the P7100, but Nikon just might feel the number of improvements warrants such a leap. The biggest change lies in the lens, which retains the same 28-200mm range but gains a full stop...

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Amazon review summary for Nikon Coolpix P7700


alaTest has collected and analyzed 145 user reviews of Nikon Coolpix P7700 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

portability, performance, lens, screen, image quality

features, shutter

97% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Nikon COOLPIX P7700 12.2 MP Digital Camera with 7.1x Optical Zoom NIKKOR ED Glass Lens and 3-inch Vari-Angle LCD

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Great camera for an alternative to a DSLR


Much easier to carry than my D 7000 and has good picture qualityAbout me... Photo enthusiast

has all the set up controls as a DSLR

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Great video, lowlight, wide angle is very wide


Pocketable, microphone jack, articulating screen, low noise, great cameraAbout me... Pro videographer, Pro photographer

Small but very versatile

Wish max aperture was 2.8

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Easy to use, Great pictures


This is our second Coolpix. The 7700 is easy to use and has consistently taken wonderful pictures in varying conditions and temperatures. We will stick with Nikon.About me... Parent with kids, Photo enthusiast

a true point and shoot camera

hard to find a small camera case that fits well because the lens sticks out

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Great Camera for Travel


This is Nikon's high end Coolpix camera. It is perfect for travel or as a backup to your DSLR. The photos are razor sharp and the color rendition is as good as my Nikon D90. The 28mm - 200mm zoom is a great feature. This is quickly becoming my go to...

Smaller and easier for traveling with DSLR programability - Very sharp photos

No optical viewfinder

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No


Bluetooth: No
PictBridge: No
WiFi Connectivity:WiFi Ready

General Features

3D:3D enabled
Chip Type:CMOS
Sensor Size:1/1.7''


Longest Shutter Speed in s:60
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/4000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Nikon EN-EL14
Battery Type:Nikon EN-EL14


Aperture Priority: Yes
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: Yes
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes