Nikon D5100 16.2 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Kit w/ AF-S VR 18-55mm Lens)
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Nikon D5100 16.2 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Kit w/ AF-S VR 18-55mm Lens)

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  • Optical Zoom: 3x
  • Type: Digital SLR
  • Megapixels: 16.2 MP
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Nikon D5100 16.2 MP Digital SLR Camera - Black (Kit w/ AF-S VR 18-55...

Let your creativity get better with the Nikon D5100 DSLR Kit that comes with a DX lens. The High Dynamic Range of this camera with lens lets you shoot extreme contrasts with stunning clarity by combining two exposures to give you a wider dynamic range. With a three-inch 921,000-dot Vari-angle LCD, you can capture shots from any angle and even view playback in rich detail on the Nikon D5100 DSLR Kit. This Digital SLR features an Effects mode that gives you a variety of special effects like Night Vision, High/Low Key, Miniature Effect, and Color Sketch for shooting your very own full HD D-Movie. Exceptional sound-recording and auto-focus flaunted by the Nikon D5100 DSLR Kit only make your movie better. The built-in DX-format CMOS sensor (with a wide ISO range) and EXPEED 2 engine let you use this camera with lens to capture moving objects with utmost clarity and minimal noise even in low-light conditions. All these great features of this Digital SLR are complemented by the AF-S DX 18-55mm lens (five groups with seven elements) that gives you exceptional angles of view, sharp images, auto-focus, and much more.

Product Review Summary

Based on 12 user reviews
83% recommend this product
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Consumer Reviews


It's a great camera...

byranchgrl95 Oct 16, 2013
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Reliable<br>Viewing Screen rotates<br>Easy to use and...
Cons Photos not as sharp as Canon ones<br> 
Recommended it? Yes

     I bought my Nikon D5100 last October, and it was my first major purchase. I had used my parent's DSLR in the past but was ready to upgrade, and get my own. I was torn between this and the Canon Rebel, but I decided to get the Nikon because I already had a Nikor lense from my... Read full review »



bypetedaboss Oct 11, 2013
8 Helpfuls 9 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Clear Image<br>Easy timer access<br>16mp<br>3in LCD...
Cons Slow shot in dark lights<br>Confusing modes<br>No live Histogram 
Recommended it? Yes

Let me start by saying I have used the Nikon D5100 for 1 year and half now and had no problems period. The pictures are sharp and responsive. It works great in bright or dim light and is always up for the task of close ups. First let me comment on the Body
Camera Body
 The body is sleek... Read full review »


Nikon D5100 - The Camera You Need!

bymorgandg Jun 1, 2013
17 Helpfuls 18 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Excellent Image Quality<br>High Resolution Images<br>Variety of...
Cons No Focus Motor
Recommended it? Yes

This is a review of the Nikon D5100 DSLR camera with a kit 18-55mm lens. Here you will read about my personal experience and why I LOVE this camera.

Basic Specifications:

3-inch, 921,000-dot Super-Density horizontal type Vari-Angle LCD In-camera Special Effects Mode
HDR (High... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Analog Video Format NTSC
White Balance Shade (Preset) • Incandescent (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Flash (Preset) • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Auto • Manual
Special Effects Color sketch
Continuous Shooting Speed 4 frames per second

Other Features

Additional Features HDMI • With Tripod Mount • HDR (High Dynamic Range) Function • Not Interchangeable Lenses • USB 2.0


Max Video Resolution 1920 X 1080

File Format

Digital Video Format MOV • MPEG-4 • H.264


Battery Description EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Supported Microsoft Windows 7


Connector Types 1 x HDMI output
HDMI Output Yes


Microphone Type 3.5mm Mic input


Display Type LCD


Depth 3.1 in.
Width 5 in.
Height 3.8 in.
Weight 19.7 Oz.


Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x Approx.
Viewfinder Type Digital
Viewfinder - Field Coverage 95% Approx.

Memory / Storage

Supported Flash Memory SDXC Card • SDHC Card • SD Card • SDXC Memory Card • SDHC Memory Card • SD Memory Card

Camera Flash

Flash Type Built-In


Exposure Metering 3D color matrix II
Max Shutter Speed 30 sec
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec
Light Sensitivity 100-6400
Light Sensitivity Max 6400
Exposure Modes Automatic • Bulb • Manual • Shutter-Priority • Program • Aperture-Priority

Lens System

Lens For SD AF-S VR 18-55mm
Auto Focus type TTL contrast detection
Focal Length Range 4mm - 6mm
Lens System Features VR (Vibration Reduction)
Focus Adjustment Autofocus & Manual Focus • Automatic

Optical Sensor

Sensor Type CMOS

Key Features

Optical Zoom 3x
Type Digital SLR
Megapixels 16.2 MP

Product Identifiers

Model D5100
UPC 018208254781
Brand Nikon

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