Nikon D5100 Specifications

Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100 (Body Only)

Part Number: 25476 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
    Built-in
  • 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

Environmental Parameters

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

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 )

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display
  • Display Format
    921,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    Built-in, Rotating

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color Category
    black

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

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
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • 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

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, 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, LCD live view mode, Live View Scene Auto Selector, Scene Recognition System (SRS), audio recording

Connections

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

  • 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
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Nikon F
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, 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, LCD live view mode, Live View Scene Auto Selector, Scene Recognition System (SRS), audio recording

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

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

Dimensions & Weight

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

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

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

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    2464 x 1632, 3696 x 2448, 4928 x 3264
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, RAW, DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3

Video Capture

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