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Nikon P7700 review

Premium compact camera explored

Our Verdict

For

  • Good design
  • Manual control
  • Control dials and customisable buttons

Against

  • Slow shot-to-shot times
  • Not a touchscreen
  • Noisy at high ISOs

As part of our image quality testing for the Nikon 7700, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 80 the Nikon 7700 is capable of resolving up to around 20 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

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ISO 80, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 100, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 200, score: 20 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 400, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 800, score: 16 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 1600, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 3200, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

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ISO 6400, score: 12 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution12.2 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyCoolpix P
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom7.1x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameNikon
FeaturesSelf-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Face Detection, External Flash Shoe
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMOV, MPEG-4 AVC
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)392 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE, RoHS
Flash Memory Capacity86 MB
Minimum Focus Distance20 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Maximum Frame Rate120 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution12.8 Megapixel
HDMIYes
HD Movie ModeYes
Battery Model SupportedEN-EL14
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Height72.5 mm
Width118.5 mm
Depth50.4 mm
Autofocus Points99
Product SeriesP
Focal Length6 mm to 42.80 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW, MPO
Audio FormatsWAV, AAC
Flash ModesAuto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Pre-flash, Flash Exposure Compensation
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerNikon Corporation
Product ModelP7700
Product NameCoolpix P7700 Compact Camera
Product LineCoolpix
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberVNA180E1
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.nikon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Take your creativity to new places with the COOLPIX P7700.

The bright 7.1x NIKKOR zoom lens with fast f/2.0-4.0 aperture enables vivid images in low light and beautiful background blur when you want to single out subjects. The large backlit CMOS sensor delivers superior results at high sensitivity.

You can capture unique perspectives with the vari-angle monitor, create shortcuts to favorite camera settings and shoot in RAW format. When you want to control the quality of light, Nikon's Creative Lighting System offers a range of compatible Speedlight flash units to help you do just that.

Battery Life330 Shot/1.17 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • Coolpix P7700 Compact Camera
  • Camera Strap
  • Lens Cap LC-CP26 (Attached to the Camera Body)
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 (with Terminal Cover)
  • Battery Charger MH-24
  • USB Cable UC-E17
  • Audio Video Cable EG-CP16
  • Software CD
  • Reference Manual CD
Display Resolution921000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesSpeaker, Microphone