Creativity from any point of view. Pictures that amaze. Movies that inspire.
The Nikon D5100 offers a host of new photographic and video tools including a 16.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor, 4 fps continuous shooting and breathtaking Full 1080p HD Movies with full time autofocus.
3 Inch, 921,000-dot horizontal Vari-Angle LCD Monitor
Allows for versatile, high quality viewing, high and low vantage points as well as simply for the fun of taking self-portraits.
In-camera HDR (High Dynamic Range)
D5100 combines two exposures to create an image that reveals an extremely wide dynamic range, but with less noise and In scenes with extreme contrasts, such as bright, sunlit clouds and a foreground deep in shadow.
16.2 MP DX-format CMOS sensor
D5100's 16.2MP DX-format CMOS sensor lets you capture astonishing detail and subtleties with outstanding dynamic range for family events, nature scenes and portraits in low light and more. Its high resolution is perfect for making poster sized prints even when cropping the image is necessary.
11-point Autofocus System
D5100 includes 11 focus points including a cross-type sensor to make sure your subject is captured sharply wherever it's located in the frame. Working together with the Scene Recognition System, the camera can keep your main subject in focus even if the composition changes.
EXPEED 2 image processing engine
Nikon's performance-proven EXPEED 2 image processing engine enables lightning-fast data processing and delivers pictures and Full HD D-movies of exceptional image quality.
Scene Auto Selector
When using Live View with Auto mode or Auto (flash off), the D5100 automatically selects the most appropriate Scene Mode, choosing from Portrait, Landscape, Close up, and Night portrait, leaving you more time to concentrate on the shot.
Auto Active D-Lighting
Nikon's in-camera technology restores lost shadow and highlight detail in high contrast scenes—during the exposure.
Nikon Picture Control System
Customize the look and feel of your photos to suit your taste with Nikon's Picture Control System. Choose from six settings: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait and Landscape.
Instant, in-camera post-production—image and movie editing functions
The D5100's numerous editing functions include resize, NEF (RAW) processing and filter effects, such as Skylight, Warm filter. Along with Quick retouch and Edit movie, there are additional features such as Distortion control and Fisheye without the need for a computer.
Assembled product dimensions: L 13.00 inches x W 6.40 inches x H 5.20 inches x W 3.00 pounds