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Nikon's 2010 update to its popular entry-level DSLR line, the D3100, adds live-view and 1080p video recording with continuous autofocus as well as a larger ISO range and a higher resolution sensor.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: September 2010
  • Price at launch: $699.95

Availability

  • Camera type: DSLR
  • Width: 4.9 inches
  • Height: 3.8 inches
  • Depth: 2.9 inches
  • Weight: 1.0 pounds
  • Color: Black

Hardware

  • Sensor size: APS-C
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 14.2 megapixels

Sensor

  • Minimum ISO: 100
  • Maximum ISO: 12800
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 30 seconds
  • Focus points: 11
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 3 FPS

Controls

  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 230000 dots
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes

Display

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 25, 30
  • Continuous AF: Yes

Video

  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG

Software

  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Nikon F
  • Focal length (wide): 18 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 55 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.5
  • Optical zoom: 3.1 x
  • Image stabilization: Yes

Lens

  • GPS: Optional

Connectivity

  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC

Storage

  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

Audio

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): Proprietary, Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI, 3.5mm stereo audio

Ports

  • Model: EN-EL 14
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

Yes (Built-in)

Flash

DK-20 Rubber Eyecap

Bundled accessories

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