Nikon D3100 Specifications

Nikon D3100 (with 18-55mm lens, Black)

Part Number: 25472 Released: September 1, 2010

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    14.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    14,800,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.4 x 23.1mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Airflow Control System, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED 2
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Digital Video Format
    MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW), RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-3200, ISO 12800, ISO 6400, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    420
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    children, close-up, landscape, night portrait, portrait mode, sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX VR
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 - 82.5mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    11 in
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens System Mounting
    Nikon F
  • Features
    Silent Wave Motor (SWM), aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    12
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, Scene Recognition System (SRS), USB 2.0 compatibility, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, direct print, display brightness control, face detection, AE lock, face-priority AF function, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera red-eye removal, text input to Exif header, AF lock, Active D-Lighting technology, DPOF support, Exif Print support, GPS ready, LCD live view mode, PictBridge support

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level penta-dach mirror
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.8x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -1.7 to +0.5

Display

  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Nikon ViewNX 2

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    battery charger, body cap, dust cap, eyecup, eyepiece cover, lens cap, neck strap, shoe cap

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, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    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 - 24 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.9 in
  • Depth
    3 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    16 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

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Nikon D3100 (with 18-55mm lens, Black)

Part Number: 25472 Released: Sep 1, 2010
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