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Nikon D5100

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • DX
  • 23.6, 15.6 mm
  • 16 Mpx
  • 4928, 3264 px
  • Nikon F
  • 2.8
  • Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
  • 3.0 in
  • no
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Nikon D5100 Full Specifications

Sensor

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

Image

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

Optics and focus

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

Screen and viewfinder

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

Photography features

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

Videography features

1920, 1080
yesyes
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

yesyes
Mono
yesyes
Stereo
LPCM
yesyes

Design

SLR
Plastic
Black
yesyes
nono

Dimensions

1.12 lb
5.00 in
3.80 in
3.10 in

Storage

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

Power

Battery
660
Lithium-Ion
yesyes
1
Y

Connectivity

yesyes
1
Mini
2.0
yesyes
Eye-Fi Connected
yesyes
yesyes
yesyes
nono
yesyes
nono
nono

Other features

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

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