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Nikon D5100 Digital Camera

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Model Specifications

BrandNikon ModelD5100
Sensor 16 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 24 x 16mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 3:2 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationNo Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 6400 *Expanded range: 100-25600 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 30s
Lens MountNikon F No AF-Coupling MountCrop Factor1.5X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 11-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking & Face-Detect available in Live-View.
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.78X - 95% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 3" LCD 920K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M, B Scene Modes 16Autumn Colors, Beach+Snow, Blossom, Candlelight, Child, Close-up, Dusk+Dawn, Food, Landscape, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party+Indoor, Pet, Portrait, Sports, Sunset
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±2 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3 or 1/2 EV Flash Compensation -3..+1 EV, 1/3 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis
Continuous Drive 4 FPS, 100 JPEG, 16 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 5s, 10s, 20s
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level None Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Infrared Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR Yes Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash YesGuide number 12 in Auto mode, 13 in manual. (GN 13) Flash Sync 1/200s
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input Stereo
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 660 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-04-05 Construction
Size 127 x 97 x 79mm (W x H x D) Weight 560g

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Nikon D5100 Facts

SLR digital camera
16 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-25600
Nikon F Mount
1.5X FLM

Sensor-Size: 24 x 16mm

APS-C Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/4000-30s
95% Coverage
Small Viewfinder
Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Built-in Dust ReductionCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
4 FPS Drive, 100 ImagesSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe
3" LCD 920K PixelsStereo audio input
Lithium-Ion
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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