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Nikon D5100

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • APS-C
  • 23.6 x 15.6 mm
  • 16 megapixels
  • 4928;3264 px
  • Nikon F;Nikon DX;Nikon FX
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Phase Detect;Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
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Nikon D5100 Full Specifications

Sensor

CMOS
DX
23.6 x 15.6 mm
16 Mpx
3:2
4928, 3264
3696x2448, 2464x1632
Expeed 2

Image

100
25600
25600
4928, 3264
12
Auto, Cloudy, Direct sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade
Yes
JPG, RAW
Black&White, Neutral, Vivid
16:9
RAW

Optics and focus

Nikon F
3 x
1.5 x
2.8
Lamp
Auto
1.5×
Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Auto
11
11
Lens based only
2.83 in

Screen and viewfinder

3.00 in
Fully articulated
LCD
921000
100 %
Optical
95 %
0.78 x
1.7, 0.7
0.70 in

Photography features

Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene, Shutter priority
Electronic
30 sec
1/4000 sec
3
5
-5
1/3, 1/2
1/3, 1/2
2, 5, 10, 20
3
Yes
1/200s
472.44 in
Flash OFF, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
4.0 fps
Backlight, Beach, Candlelight, Children, Close-up , Dawn, Dusk, Food, Landscape , Night landscape, Night portrait, Party , Pet, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
2, 5, 10, 20
4 fps
4 fps
0.3 - 0.5±EV

Videography features

1920, 1080
640 x 424, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
Full HD
H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
NTSC
Highlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails
1920x1080
30 fps
30 fps
30 fps

Audio features

Mono
Stereo
LPCM

Design

SLR
Plastic
Black

Dimensions

1.12 lb
5.00 in
3.80 in
3.10 in

Storage

4098 mB
SD, SDHC, SDXC
1
SD, SDHC, SDXC
DCF 2.0, DPOF, Exif 2.3

Power

Battery
660
Lithium-Ion
1
Y

Connectivity

1
Mini
2.0
Eye-Fi Connected

Other features

Multi
ARA, CHI , CHI , CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR
Resizing, Trimming

Nikon D5100 Online reviews

Nikon D5100 review (18-55mm VR Kit) | Expert Reviews
Takes beautiful photos and videos but at this price it needs more accessible controls. We'd stick to the cheaper D3100.Read more

Nikon D5100 review - Tech Advisor
The Nikon D5100 is a solid option for photographers looking for a highly-capable yet (fairly) user-friendly sub-£700 DSLR.Read more

Nikon D5100 review - Macworld UK
The Nikon D5100 is a solid option for photographers looking for a highly-capable yet (fairly) user-friendly sub-£700 DSLR. The D5100 delivers an excellent feature set and image quality that rivals or exceeds the competition.Read more