Nikon D5100

The D5100 is the 2011 update to Nikon's consumer-level DSLR line and includes an articulating display, optional GPS, 11 focus points, and MPEG-4 video recording in a small and light plastic construction.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May 2011
  • Price at launch: $899.95

Basic Specs

Camera type Other
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.2 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC

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Tech Specs

Pricing (base kit)
SKU description Kit with 18-55mm lens.
Pricing (body only)
Price at launch 799.95 $
Hardware
Camera type Other
Width 5 inches
Height 3.8 inches
Depth 3.1 inches
Weight 1.23 pounds
Color Black
Sensor
Sensor size APS-C
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 16.2 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 100
Maximum ISO 6400
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 4000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 30 seconds
Focus points 11
Max. continuous shooting speed 4 FPS
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 921000 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Built-in viewfinder Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 24, 30
Continuous AF Yes
Software
Supported video formats MPEG-4, H.264
RAW support RAW, RAW + JPEG
Lens
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
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio
Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) Proprietary, Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI, 3.5mm stereo audio
Battery
Model EN-EL14
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Built-in)
Bundled accessories
Bundled accessories DK-20 Rubber Eyecup
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