Nikon D5100 Specifications

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    19.8 oz
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16,900,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.6mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Airflow Control System, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED 2
  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • AE/AF Control
    3D-tracking AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW), RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Camera

  • Lens Mounting
    Nikon F

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, body cap, eyecup, neck strap, shoe cap

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display
  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400, ISO 12800, ISO 25600, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, color matrix II, spot (2.5%)
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    autumn color, night landscape, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, beach/snow, blossom, candle, children, close-up, dawn/dusk, food, landscape
  • Special Effects
    Color sketch, Selective Color, Silhouette, Vivid, High Key, Landscape, Low Key, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Night Vision, Portrait
  • 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 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 0-20 ( ISO 100 )

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    4928 x 3264
    3696 x 2448
    2464 x 1632
  • Video Capture
    MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 25 fps
    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 - 30 fps
    MOV - 640 x 424 - 25 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    eye-level pentamirror
  • Type
    eye-level pentamirror
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - eye-level pentamirror
  • Magnification
    0.78x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -1 to +0.7

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, Live View Scene Auto Selector, Scene Recognition System (SRS), audio recording, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, distortion control, face detection, AE lock, face detection, face-priority AF function, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera red-eye removal, in-camera red-eye removal, perspective control, resizing an image, resizing an image, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, AF lock, in-camera red-eye removal, perspective control, resizing an image, Active D-Lighting technology, Dust Delete Data system, Eye-Fi Card Ready, GPS ready, HDR image enhancement technology, LCD live view mode

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL14
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Software

  • Type
    Nikon ViewNX 2

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS, MS Windows 7
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.