Nikon D3100 Review

 
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Basic Specifications
Full model name: Nikon D3100
Resolution: 14.20 Megapixels
Sensor size: APS-C
(23.1mm x 15.4mm)
Kit Lens: 3.00x zoom
18-55mm
(27-83mm eq.)
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD
Native ISO: 100 - 3200
Extended ISO: 100 - 12,800
Shutter: 30 - 1/4000
Max Aperture: 3.5
Dimensions: 4.9 x 3.8 x 2.9 in.
(125 x 97 x 74 mm)
Weight: 27.4 oz (777 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
MSRP: $700
Availability: 09/2010
Manufacturer: Nikon
Full specs: Nikon D3100 specifications

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D3100 Summary

The Nikon D3100 adds today's must-have Live View and Movie modes, both of which were conspicuously absent on the D3000. Marking another first for a Nikon digital SLR, the D3100 can capture 1080p HD video at a rate of 24 frames per second. Perhaps even more unusually, the Nikon D3100 provides full-time autofocusing capability both in Live View mode and during movie capture.

Imaging Resource rating

5.0 out of 5.0

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