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Nikon D5100


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Manufacturer Nikon USA
Model name D5100
Date announced 2011-04-05
MSRP $799
Street price $559  See all prices
Official site Nikon D5100 Homepage
 
Camera type Digital SLR
Sensor size (type) 23.6 x 15.6 mm (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4928 x 3264 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Nikon F-mount
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
1.5x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
No
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 921,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Optical
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
0.78x
Viewfinder coverage 95%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 25600
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC card (no card included)
Shop for memory cards
Storage capacity
(out of the box)
 
Battery used EN-EL14 (1)
Shop for extra batteries
Battery life
(CIPA standard)
660 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
5.0 x 3.8 x 3.1 in (127.0 x 96.5 x 78.7 mm)
Weight (empty) 18 oz (510 g)
 
Included software Nikon Software Suite
 
Misc. notes LCD can flip to the side and rotate. Records Full HD movies with face detection and full-time AF. External microphone input. Add an 18-55 lens for $100 more.
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