Nikon D5100 Specifications

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100 (with 18-55mm VR lens)

Part Number: 25478 Released: April 15, 2011

General

  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16900000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 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 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

Display

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

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, beach/snow, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, blossom, candle, children, close-up, dawn/dusk, food, landscape, night landscape
  • Special Effects
    Color sketch, High Key, Silhouette, Vivid, Landscape, Low Key, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Night Vision, Portrait, Selective Color
  • 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 )

Environmental Parameters

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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color Category
    black

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 18 - 55 mm - f/3.5-5.6 G Nikon AF-S DX VR
  • Lens Construction
    8 groups / 11 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Series
    G Nikon AF-S DX VR
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    55 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    27 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    8
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Filter Size
    52 mm
  • Lens Included
    AF-S VR DX 18-55mm lens
  • Features
    Silent Wave Motor (SWM), aspherical lens

Viewfinder

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

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

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
    AE lock, AF lock, audio recording, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, distortion control, face detection, face-priority AF function, highlight point display, histogram display, Active D-Lighting technology, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera red-eye removal, perspective control, resizing an image, Dust Delete Data system, Eye-Fi Card Ready, GPS ready, HDR image enhancement technology, LCD live view mode, Live View Scene Auto Selector, Scene Recognition System (SRS)

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, composite video/audio output, microphone
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/200 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Nikon EN-EL14
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Nikon EN-EL14

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

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon
  • Model
    D5100
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    SLR
  • SLR Enhanced Functionality
    Live View mode, movie recording
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    4 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-6400, ISO 12800, ISO 25600, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, NEF (RAW), RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED 2
  • Special Effects
    Color sketch, High Key, Silhouette, Vivid, Landscape, Low Key, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Night Vision, Portrait, Selective Color
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, audio recording, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, distortion control, face detection, face-priority AF function, highlight point display, histogram display, Active D-Lighting technology, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera red-eye removal, perspective control, resizing an image, Dust Delete Data system, Eye-Fi Card Ready, GPS ready, HDR image enhancement technology, LCD live view mode, Live View Scene Auto Selector, Scene Recognition System (SRS)

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Nikon F

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    3D color matrix II, center-weighted, color matrix II, spot (2.5%)
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, i-TTL program flash, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    autumn color, beach/snow, night portrait, party/indoor, pet portrait, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset, blossom, candle, children, close-up, dawn/dusk, food, landscape, night landscape

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 0-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast and phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • AE/AF Control
    3D-tracking AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.6 x 23.6mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.6 x 23.6 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    16900000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16200000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Airflow Control System, Self Cleaning Sensor Unit

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    19.75 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

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

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.

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    2464 x 1632, 3696 x 2448, 4928 x 3264
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, RAW

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    MOV
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 424
  • Frame Rate
    24 frames per second, 25 frames per second, 30 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

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Nikon D5100 (with 18-55mm VR lens)

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