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Nikon D5100

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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-o...

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Excellent

“Great beginner's DSLR”

published 13/03/2014

ProGood range of ISOs, great quality, clarity, awesom...

Consgrain, no auto stabilizer, slow shutter speed some...

I bought this at a time when I knew very little to nothing about photography, and it taught me so much and took me from taking photos that were of awful novice quality to photos nearly as good as some proFotogs. This can be a bit hard to figure out at first, and it took me quite long to...

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Excellent

ProEase of Use, Reliability, Cost, Great for Beginner...

ConsLow Light, Overheating, Limited Video Settings

The Snapshot Overview The Nikon D5100 is a great camera for beginners that are looking to either try their hand in the DSLR video market or learning how to take excellent pictures. It is very simple to use and if needed can go into full auto to allow the camera to decide settings for quick shots...

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Excellent

ProVideo Features, Good Picture Quality

ConsLow-Light, Some lacking essential Video Controlls

This is a great camera loaded with some great features. I have to admit I used the camera mainly for video recording (Ill get into that later), but every aspect is great. My Experience With it Video I saved up my money and bought this thing as an upgrade for my current equipment. I bought it when...

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Excellent

ProHas a good kit lens, fast focusing, good picture q...

ConsGrip is too small, body is made of plastic

If you're reading this, you're probably looking to buy a D5100, or you're choosing between this, the D3200 and the Canon 600D. I would just like to say that I absolutely love this camera, it has a 16 megapixel sensor, which isn't as much as what Canon have, but megapixels don't really matter that...

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Super

Profeatures to price ratio

Consno AF motor in the body

This camera I bough as an upgrade from a compact about the time my daughter was born. I use it for taking photos both in and outdoors, a lot of portraits of the little one and some nature as well. The kit lens it came with is versatile, but slow (f/3.5 is the quickest) so do not expect it to be...

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Good

“Nikon 5100”

published 15/12/2013

Provery good picture quality.easy to use

Consmoderate battery life.

I always wanted an DSLR camera and after some web research I finally decided on our product here the Nikon5100. I was previously the owner of a Nikon D300 so from that point of view the 5100 has photos of a higher quality and a lot sharper on a pixel level. The dynamics are excellent , again...

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Good

“Frame Memories for Life”

published 10/04/2012

Proexcellent shooting design, flawless photo quality,...

ConsAbsence of image stabilization and in built focus ...

If you are looking for excellent photo quality and practical features, Nikon D5100 fits the bill perfectly. I bought it a couple of months ago. I haven’t had any issues so far. It is one of the best cameras in my opinion. It is also an affordable device. I didn’t have to spend a fortune on it...

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Excellent

Pro16.2 mp censor, 3.0" LCD monitor, HD movie, 17 sh...

ConsMight be a little difficult to get to know.

I think it´s not too much to say that this is a phenomenal camera. It´s price is around 700-800 euros - definitely a good buy for that amount of money. When first handling the DSLR you are impressed bu it´s "outer qualities" - Side-articulated LCD screen, 921k dot LCD screen. But you will not be...

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“My first DSLR”

published 01/05/2014

ProEasy to use, good picture quality

ConsShutter can get stuck

I bought the Nikon D5100 as I had read it would be a good starter camera for those thinking of entering into professional photography. I found the camera very easy to use, and it was a quick transition to using mostly manual settings rather than the automatic settings. It did however, develop a...

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Excellent

“Great DSLR camera”

published 09/06/2015

Proside-mounted LCD, good battery life

ConsHDR function doesn't microalign source images

In comparison to other brands of DSLR photo cameras, the Nikon D5100 is easy to use for beginners. It is smaller than it's predecessor, the D5000, thus easier to handle. The quality of the photographs taken with the D5100 is quite clear, depending on the settings you use. For beginners, there is...

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Pro1080p HD Video Recorder, Affordability, 3.0" LCD M...

ConsSize and Maneuverability

Nikon once again manages to impress with the new Nikon D5100, a camera that shows promise through affordability and outstanding quality. A 1080p movie shooter provides an excellent opportunity for users to explore the stunning visual effects that the D5100 is sure to capture. But technology isn't...

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Product Information : Nikon D5100

Manufacturer's product description

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.

Product Details

Product Description: Nikon D5100 - digital camera - body only, Nikon D5100 - digital camera, Nikon D5100 - digital camera AF-S DX 18-55mm and 55-200mm lenses, Nikon D5100 - digital camera AF-S VR DX 18-55mm lens, Nikon D5100 - digital camera AF-S DX 18-55mm and 55-200mm VR lenses, Nikon D5100 - digital camera AF-S DX 18-105mm VR lens, Nikon D5100 - digital camera AF-S DX 18-55mm and 55-300mm VR lenses, Nikon D5100 - digital camera AF-S DX 18-55mm lens

Product Type: Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording

Lens Included: Body only, AF-S DX 18-55mm and 55-200mm lenses, AF-S VR DX 18-55mm lens, AF-S DX 18-55mm and 55-200mm VR lenses, AF-S DX 18-105mm VR lens, AF-S DX 18-55mm and 55-300mm VR lenses, AF-S DX 18-55mm lens

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Image Processor: EXPEED 2

Sensor Resolution: 16.2 Megapixel

Max Video Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Viewfinder: Optical - eye-level pentamirror

Display: LCD display - 3"

Supported Battery: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio, HDMI

Microsoft Certification: Compatible with Windows 7

Dimensions (WxDxH): 12.7 cm x 7.9 cm x 9.7 cm

Weight: 560 g

Lens System: 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX VR, 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G ED II Nikon AF-S DX, 5.8 x zoom lens - 18 - 105 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX ED VR, 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G ED Nikon AF-S DX, 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX

Min Focus Range: 28 cm, 45 cm

Image Stabiliser: Optical

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Lens System (2nd): 5.5 x telephoto zoom lens - 55 - 300 mm - f/4.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX ED VR, 3.6 x telephoto zoom lens - 55 - 200 mm - f/4.0-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX VR, 3.6 x telephoto zoom lens - 55 - 200 mm - f/4.0-5.6 G ED Nikon AF-S DX

Min Focus Distance: 28 cm, 45 cm

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

General

MPN: VBA310AE, IS_D5100 18-55VR Kit UK, IS_D5100 BODY UK, IS_D5100 18-55VR + 55-300 VR Kit UK, IS_D5100 18-55VR + 55-200VR Kit UK, IS_D5100 18-55 II Kit UK, IS_D5100 18-105VR Kit UK, IS_D5100 18-55II + 55-200 Kit UK, VBA310K001, VBA310K003, D5100, VBA310K005, VBA310SU03, 25478, VBA310K004, D5100 18-55mm Kit, VBA310SU05, 999D5100VR2, 999D5100N6, 999D5100B1, VBA310K002, NIK1269, D510018-55VR-KIT1, 843270, D5100KIT2BUN

Product Type: Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording

Lens Included: Body only, AF-S DX 18-55mm and 55-200mm lenses, AF-S VR DX 18-55mm lens, AF-S DX 18-55mm and 55-200mm VR lenses, AF-S DX 18-105mm VR lens, AF-S DX 18-55mm and 55-300mm VR lenses, AF-S DX 18-55mm lens

Sensor Resolution: 16.2 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CMOS

Total Pixels: 16,900,000 pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 16,200,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 15.6 x 23.6mm

Field of View Crop Factor: 1.5

Sensor Dust Reduction: Yes

Sensor Features: Air flow control system, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit

Image Processor: EXPEED 2

Auto Focus: TTL contrast and phase detection

Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty: 11

AE/AF Control: 3D-tracking AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Digital Video Format: H.264, MOV

Image Recording Format: JPEG, RAW + JPEG, NEF (RAW)

Max Video Resolution: 1920 x 1080

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio, HDMI

Image Stabiliser: Optical

Optical Zoom: 3 x, 5.8 x

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO auto, ISO 12800, ISO 25600, ISO 100-6400

Exposure Metering: Centre-weighted, 3D colour matrix II, colour matrix II, spot (2.5%)

Exposure Modes: Programme, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority, i-TTL program flash

Shooting Programs: Autumn colour, landscape, portrait mode, close-up, party/indoor, beach/snow, night portrait, Children, food, night landscape, dawn/dusk, sports mode, sunset, candle, blossom, pet portrait

Special Effects: Neutral, Vivid, monochrome, landscape, portrait, miniature, Silhouette, Colour sketch, Selective Colour, High Key, Night Vision, Low Key

White Balance: Custom, automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Incandescent, fluorescent, cloudy, sunlight, Flash, shade

Max Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 30 sec

Exposure Compensation: ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps

Auto Exposure Bracketing: 3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps

White Balance Bracketing: Yes

X-sync Speed: 1/200sec

Exposure Range: EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

Lens System Mounting: Nikon F

Features: Silent Wave Motor (SWM), aspherical lens

Filter Size: 52 mm, 67 mm

Zoom Adjustment: Manual

Max View Angle: 76 degree(s)

Min Focus Range: 28 cm, 45 cm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 27 - 82.5mm, 27 - 157.5mm

Lens Construction: 8 groups / 11 elements, 5 groups / 7 elements, 11 groups / 15 elements

Type: 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX VR, 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G ED II Nikon AF-S DX, 5.8 x zoom lens - 18 - 105 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX ED VR, 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G ED Nikon AF-S DX, 3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX

Min Focus Distance: 28 cm, 45 cm

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Guide Number (m / ISO 100): 12

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Features: AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed: 4 frames per second

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec, 2sec, 5 sec, 20sec

Flash Terminal: Hot shoe

Additional Features: Audio recording, direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, date/time stamp, DPOF support, display brightness control, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, PictBridge support, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, in-camera red-eye removal, cropping an image, resizing an image, GPS ready, LCD live view mode, face-priority AF function, highlight point display, Active D-Lighting technology, 1080p Full HD movie recording, Dust Delete Data system, face detection, built-in help guide, Scene Recognition System (SRS), Exif Print support, in-camera RAW processing, Eye-Fi Card Ready, Live View Scene Auto Selector, distortion control, perspective control

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: Optical - eye-level pentamirror

Field Coverage: 95%

Magnification: 0.78x

Dioptric Correction Range: -1 to +0.7

Display

Type: 3" LCD display

Resolution: 921,000 pixels

Display Features: Rotating

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode: Mono

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x Hi-Speed USB ¦ 1 x HDMI output ¦ 1 x composite video/audio output ¦ 1 x microphone

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Software

Software: Nikon ViewNX 2

System Requirements for PC Connection

Peripheral Devices: USB port, CD-ROM Drive

Operating System Support: Apple Mac OS, MS Windows 7

Miscellaneous

Compatible with Windows 7: "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.

Included Accessories: Battery charger, body cap, neck strap, USB cable, eyecup, shoe cap, audio / video cable

Battery

Battery Type: Nikon EN-EL14

Details: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Supported Memory Cards: SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Image Storage: 4928 x 3264 ¦ 3696 x 2448 ¦ 2464 x 1632

Video Capture: MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps ¦ MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps ¦ MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps ¦ MOV - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps ¦ MOV - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps ¦ MOV - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps ¦ MOV - 640 x 424 - 30 fps ¦ MOV - 640 x 424 - 25 fps

Included Memory Card: 4 GB SD, 8 GB SDHC

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 12.7 cm

Depth: 7.9 cm

Height: 9.7 cm

Weight: 560 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

Lens System (2nd)

Features: ED glass, Silent Wave Motor (SWM), High Refractive Index lens (HRI)

Filter Size: 58 mm, 52 mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Min Focus Range: 1.4 m, 1.1 m

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 82.5 - 450mm, 82.5 - 300mm

Lens Construction: 11 groups / 17 elements, 11 groups / 15 elements

Type: 5.5 x telephoto zoom lens - 55 - 300 mm - f/4.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX ED VR, 3.6 x telephoto zoom lens - 55 - 200 mm - f/4.0-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX VR, 3.6 x telephoto zoom lens - 55 - 200 mm - f/4.0-5.6 G ED Nikon AF-S DX

Min Focus Distance: 95 cm, 1.1 m, 1.4 m

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

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