In this review, we will be comparing P7100 and 5400, two Small Sensor Compact cameras by Nikon. Nikon P7100 was introduced to market in February 2012 and Nikon 5400 was launched in July 2003. As you can see, 5400 is 9 years older than P7100. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Nikon P7100 has a 10.0MP 1/1.7" sensor whereas Nikon 5400 has a 5.0MP 1/1.8" sensor. We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Small Sensor Compact cameras. Out of 262 cameras in this class, Nikon P7100 is ranked #7
with an overall score of 61 and Nikon 5400 is ranked #0
with an overall score of 43.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Nikon P7100 and Nikon 5400 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Nikon P7100 and Nikon 5400 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.