Nikon D5100

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Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera

Nikon Corporation 25476
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Nikon D5200 Digital SLR Camera

Nikon Corporation 1511
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Nikon D3100 Digital SLR Camera

Nikon Corporation E8NKD31001855
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Price Best Price: $450.00
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Pros
  • Well-rounded feature set
  • Top-notch image quality (still and video)
  • Excellent low-light/high-ISO performance
  • New special effects
  • Full time AF in Live View and video
Cons
  • No dedicated ISO button
  • Requires AF-S lens with built-in AF motor
  • Live View and video AF aren't lightning-fast
  • Special Effects parameters must be set in Live View
At A Glance

Specs

Pricing

Part Number 25478 25476 1511 E8NKD31001855

Battery Information

Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No No No No
Battery Included Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Life 660 Shot   500 Shot 550 Shot
Number of Batteries Supported 1 1 1 1

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes
HDMI Yes Yes Yes Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 3.00  " 3.00  " 3.00  " 3.00  "
Effective Camera Resolution 16.2  Megapixels 16.2  Megapixels 24.1  Megapixels 14.2  Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 0.93" x 0.61" 0.93" x 0.61" 0.93" x 0.61" 0.91" x 0.61"
Image Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS
Touchscreen     No  

Exposure

Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second 1/4000 Second 1/4000 Second 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second 30 Second 30 Second 30 Second

Flash

Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Flash Exposure Compensation Auto Flash, Slow Sync, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Flash Exposure Compensation X-sync, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Fill Flash, Rear Curtain Sync, Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Flash Exposure Compensation Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Rear Curtain Sync, Slow Sync, Front Curtain Sync

General Information

Manufacturer Nikon Corporation Nikon Corporation Nikon Corporation Nikon Corporation
UPC Code 018208254781 0018208254767 018208015115 45121504
Manufacturer Part Number 25478 25476 1511 E8NKD31001855
Brand Name Nikon Nikon Nikon Nikon
Product Name D5100 Digital SLR Camera D5100 Digital SLR Camera D5200 Digital SLR Camera D3100 Digital SLR Camera
Marketing Information

The Nikon D5100 and it's included AF-S 18-55mm VR lens offer a host of new photographic and video tools including a 16.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor, 4 fps continuous shooting and breathtaking Full 1080p HD Movies with full time autofocus.

The D5100 is a high-performance D-SLR designed to stimulate your creative side and help you create still images and movies like no other.

The swing-out vari-angle monitor combines with the camera's D-movie function to enable unique shots from any angle. Still images or movies can be shot using a special effect to add a sense of magic.

High Dynamic Range imaging lets you capture exquisitely detailed stills of high-contrast scenes. The perfect way to capture your view of the world, this camera was made with freedom of expression in mind.

Optimized for creativity. Streamlined for flexibility.

An HD-SLR designed to awaken your creative passion. Find exciting new perspectives with an ultra-high resolution Vari-angle display that swivels to nearly any position. Capture your vision in lifelike brilliance with an exceptional 24.1 MP DX-format CMOS sensor, then share it instantly with the optional WU-1a Wireless Adapter. Unleash the artist within.

Beautiful pictures-Amazing movies-Incredibly Easy with the 14 Megapixel DX sensor and learn-as-you-grow Guide Mode.

Product Model D5100 D5100 D5200 D3100
Product Type Digital SLR Camera Digital SLR Camera Digital SLR Camera Digital SLR Camera

Image

Maximum Image Resolution 4928 x 3264 4928 x 3264 6000 x 4000 4608 x 3072

Lens

Optical Zoom 3.1  x   3.1  x 3.1  x
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6   f/3.5 to 5.6 f/3.5 to 5.6 (Lens 1) - f/4.5 to 5.6 (Lens 2)
Image Stabilization Optical   Optical Optical
Autofocus Points 11 11 39 11
Focus Modes Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Manual, Auto Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 11.02   11.02  

Memory

Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Eye-Fi Card Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • D5100 Digital SLR Camera
  • AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens
  • EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
  • MH-24 Quick Charger
  • DK-20 Rubber Eyecup
  • UC-E6 USB Cable
  • EG-CP14 Audio Video Cable
  • AN-DC3 Camera Strap
  • DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover
  • CD-ROM
  • D5100 Digital SLR Camera
  • EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
  • MH-24 Quick Charger
  • DK-20 Rubber Eyecup
  • UC-E6 USB Cable
  • EG-CP14 Audio Video Cable
  • AN-DC3 Camera Strap
  • DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover
  • CD-ROM
  • D5200 Digital SLR Camera
  • AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens
  • EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • MH-24 Quick Charger
  • DK-20 Rubber Eyecup
  • UC-E17 USB Cable
  • EG-CP16 Audio Video Cable
  • AN-DC3 Strap
  • DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cap
  • Software CD-ROM
  • D3100 Digital SLR Camera
  • AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
  • AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Lens
  • EN-EL14 Battery
  • MH-24 Battery Charger
  • DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
  • DK-20 Rubber Eye Cap
  • AN-DC3 Camera Strap
  • BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cover
  • BF-1B Body Cap
  • CD-ROM
Features Live View, Aperture Priority, Manual White Balance, Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, External Flash Shoe Face Detection, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode, External Flash Shoe, Aperture Priority, Manual White Balance Noise Reduction, Live View, Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Orientation Sensor, Time Lapse Function Face Detection, External Flash Shoe, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer

Physical Characteristics

Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit Body Only Body with Lens Kit Body with Lens Kit
Height 3.8" 3.8" 3.9" 3.8"
Width 5" 5" 5.1" 4.9"
Depth 3.1" 3.1" 3.1" 2.9"
Weight (Approximate) 19.68  oz 17.92  oz 17.76  oz 16.0  oz

Video

Video Formats QuickTime MOV QuickTime MOV MPEG-4, MOV MOV
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps 30 fps 60 fps 30 fps

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type SLR SLR SLR SLR

Warranty

Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)

Exposure

Very Good      
Color

Good      
Sharpness

Good      
Distortion

Superior      
Video Quality

Good      
Video Sound Quality

Fair