Nikon D5100 Specifications

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - SLR with Live View mode, movie recording
  • 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
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Image Processor
    EXPEED 2
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    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
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

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 )

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
  • Lens Construction
    8 groups / 11 elements
  • 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
    4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 5 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, HDR image enhancement technology, Live View Scene Auto Selector, PictBridge support, PictBridge support, USB 2.0 compatibility, audio recording, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, AE lock, digital image rotation, digital image rotation, direct print, display brightness control, distortion control, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, in-camera red-eye removal, AF lock, perspective control, resizing an image, resizing an image, Active D-Lighting technology, DPOF support, Dust Delete Data system, Exif Print support, Eye-Fi Card Ready, GPS ready

Viewfinder

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

Display

  • Resolution
    921,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Nikon ViewNX 2

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Miscellaneous

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

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, 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

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Height
    3.8 in
  • Weight
    19.8 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.