Nikon D5100 DSLR Full Specifications And Price Details

Nikon D5100 DSLR

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Nikon D5100 DSLR camera is the successor of the D5000 DSLR and it is 10% lighter than the successor. The D5100 is the first Nikon DSLR to be able to apply special processing filters to stills and video.

Nikon D5100 DSLR camera comes with DX-format 16.2-megapixel CMOS sensor (size 23.6 x 15.6mm), equipped with a new ME-1 microphone to let you take full advantage of 1080 p HD video recording video recording capabilities at both 30, 25 and 24 fps (includes autofocus in video mode), EXPEED 2 image processor, sporting a 3-inch articulated 921,000-dot LCD display (side-mounted) – swivel open horizontally for additional viewing angles, even when using a tripod, 18-55mm VR lens, a faux tilt-shift miniature mode, 1 AF points; 420-pixel 3D Color Matrix Meter, 4FPS bursts, real-time color sketch and selective color effects, Continuous shooting at 4fps, GPS compatible with optional unit, 3D-tracking AF. It works with NIKKOR lenses, SD cards, and external flashes, mics, it’s got interchangeable lenses. D5100 DSLR can shoot up to 4 frames per second (fps). ISO range varies from 100 to 6,400 (Can be raised to ISO 25,600 at Hi 2)

Nikon D5100 DSLR camera delivers awesome photo quality with a streamlined shooting design, noiseless profile for both videos and images. It also got a quiet shutter release mode, Night Vision – which boosts the ISO to 102400, continuous auto-focus in movie mode, a new Special Effects mode, and HDMI connectivity with support for being remotely-controlled by your TV’s remote.

Nikon D5100 DSLR

Full Technical Specifications Of Nikon D5100 DSLR

W x H x D128 X 97 X 79 mm
Weight560 Grams (With Battery)
510 Grams (No Battery)
Camera TypeCompact Digital
TypeTFT LCD High-Resolution screen
Size– 3 inches
– 0.24 in Viewfinder
Dots921,000 dots
SensorDX Format 16.2 megapixel CMOS Sensor
16.9 million total pixels
14-bit Color depth
23.6 x 15.6 mm CMOS sensor
Image Processing Engine– Expeed 2
– 14 bit
Picture ControlLandscape, Monochrome, Vivid, Standard, Portrait, Neutral
Lens MountNikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Lens Zoom36x
Digital ZoomUp to 4x
Image StabilizationCapable (Sensor-Shift)
Focus– Auto Focus (TTL)
– Subject Tracking
– Face Tracking Priority, Face Detection
– Multi-point Auto/Manual selection AF
– 1 Point AF
Focus Range– Approx. 50 cm (1 ft.8 in) to infinity [Wide];
– Macro close-up mode [W]: Approx. 10 cm to infinity
– Approx. 2.2 m (7 ft. 3 in) to infinity [Tele]
Focus DistanceClosest focus distance 3 cm (macro mode)
AF Modes– Single
– Full Time
In-camera retouching– D-Lighting
– Red-eye reduction
– Trimming
– Monochrome & filter effects
– Color balance
– Image overlay
– NEF (RAW) processing
– Resize
– Quick retouch
– Straighten
– Distortion control
– Fisheye
– Color outline
– Color sketch
– Perspective control
– Miniature effect
– Selective Color
– Edit movie
– Side-by-side compariso
Flash– Off
– Auto, Auto with Red-Eye reduction
– Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Range8m
Flash Compensation-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Continuous Shooting Options – Continuous H
– Continuous H 60
– Continuous H 120
– Continuous L
Modes– Auto, Manual
– Program AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE
– Night Landscape, Backlighting
– Movie
– Scene
Scene Modes– Landscape, Night Landscape
– Portrait, Night Portrait, Pet Portrait
– Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Blossom, Sport
– Party/Indoor, Scene Auto Selector, Back Light
– Close-up, Food, Museum, Fireworks show
– Autumn Colors, Food
– Special Effects (Soft, Nostalgia Sepia, High-contrast Monochrome, High Key, Low Key)
Shutter speed1/4000 – 30 sec
Flash Sync Speed – Up to 1/200s
Exposure Metering– 420-pixel RGB Sensor
– Center-weighted
– Spot, Spot AF area (with support for 99 focus areas)
Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution 4 frames per second
Exposure Compensation±5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Exposure Bracketing3 frames ±2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps
Image, Movie 
Image formatsStill: JPEG
Image Size– 4000 x 3000 (L)
– 3,696 x 2,448 [M]
– 2,464 x 1,632 [S]
Movie File Format.Mov (H.264, MPEG-4)
Movie recording resolution– 1920 x 1080 (@ 30/25/24 fps)
– 1280 x 720p (@ 30/25/24 fps)
-  640 x 480 (30 fps)
ISO Sensitivity– ISO 100 to 6400 in steps of 1/3 EV
– Hi-1 (ISO 12,800)
– Hi-2 (ISO 25,600)
Highest ISO Sensitivity6400
White Balance– Auto
– Preset Manual
– Cloudy
– Fluorescent
– Flash, Daylight
– Incandescent
Self Timer– 2 or 10 sec
– Smile Self Timer
– Approx. 7 shots/sec of Continuous Shooting
Storage Media– SD, SDHC, SDXC card slot
– Storage File System: DCF, EXIF 2.3, DPOF Compliant
Internal Memory102MB internal storage
Connectivity– USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
– AV out (PAL / NTSC switchable)
– HDMI connectivity
HDMI Out– Yes
– 1080i, 720p, 480p applicable
Power Supply 
BatteryLithium-Ion EN-EL5 Rechargeable Battery
Shooting Capacity– Still pictures: Approx. 660 shots
– Movies: Approx. 1 hour 20 min of HD 1080p(1920 X 1080) recording
Other Features
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) function
    Nikon’s optional ME-1 Stereo Microphone
    Full 1080p HD Movies with Full Time Autofocus
    170-degree wide-viewing angle
    EXPEED C2 Image Processing Engine
    11-point AF system
    2 Exposures D-Lighting Bracketing
    19 Scene modes, Full 1080p HD movies
Color AvailabilityBlack

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Price & Availability

The Nokia D5100 DSLR camera with 18-55VR kit lens comes with the official price tag of $899.95 and the external ME-1 microphone will cost you $159.95.

Amazon is having the D500 DSLR for $799.99 for the body-only option. Buy it here (hit the link).

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