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Nikon D5100 Review

12 Jun

Nikon D5100

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The Nikon brand has introduced its Nikon D5100 to the market which is the newest addition to its DSLR family. The set of features and it pricing means that it is in the intermediate to the user friendly Nikon D3100 and the very high tech Nikon D7000. It is clearly intended to catch the attention of enthusiastic photographers without stifling the sale of its family models. The makers of a camera can always effective dictate the success of its product on the market by finding out the amount of people who will be drawn to what they have produced. This can be found out at forums and we believe that the Nikon D7000/Nikon D5100/Nikon D3100 series will lessen this doubt. The Nikon D90 official line has found its position in the series, but mutually the name of the cameras overlap with other forms which tells us that the functions are more of a chronological interest that upcoming significance.

The sixteen point two megapixels CMOS sensor can be compared to the one that is used in the Nikon D7000 and the Nikon D5100 has one that is very similar to this. However a plausible reason for this is that it lesson the high eng quality of the camera and set features. Meaning that the flash control is not wireless, it has no thirty nine point AF organization and no magnesium alloy however the quality of the image is far from the same.

It has become the norm for a Nikon of this price to offer a solo control dial, a autofocus motor that is not built in and a pentamirror and these are some of what you can expect from the Nikon D5100. However its video capability gains 1080p video, which can be stored using the competent H.264/AVC codec paired with a nine hundred and twenty thousand dot fully expressed LCD panel to assist shoot it. These are the advancements that Nikon has made which is a great improvement from its ancestor the D5000 and these improvements lengthened to the Nikon D5100 having a neater, smaller construction and a more conservative side-mounted pivot for that LCD.

These alterations resolved 2 relatively awkward feature of the Nikon line-up: it has been stipulated that the Nikon D7000 and the Nikon D5100 were to become neighbour models, and then it would stay clear of the overlap that subsist between the Nikon D90 and D5000. A more graceful appearance to the series themselves would be ensured. Even though the D5100 is known for having in excess two processor, it is worth the recollection that Nikon do not utilizes its naming system to demote any detailed components.

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Nikon D5100 – Lowest price in India

28 May

Type of Camera Single-lens reflex
Effective Pixels 16.2 million
Image Sensor Nikon DX format (23.6 x 15.6 mm) CMOS sensor
Image Size (Pixels) 4,928 x 3,264 [L], 3,696 × 2,448 [M], 2,464 × 1,632 [S]; D-movie: 1920 x 1080 / (30fps, 25fps, 24fps), 1280 x 720 / (30fps, 25fps, 24fps), 640 x 424 / (30fps, 25fps)
Sensitivity ISO 100 to 6400 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV, plus HI-0.3, HI-0.5, HI-0.7, HI-1, HI-2 (ISO 25600)
File Format NEF (12 or 14-bit lossless compressed or compressed RAW), JPEG (Baseline-compliant); MOV movie (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC compression format with Linear PCM sound; Stereo sound with external microphone)
Storage Media SD memory card *1 (SDHC and SDXC compliant)
Shooting Modes 1) Single frame, 2) Continuous: 4fps, 3) Self-timer, 4) Delayed remote, 5) Quick-response remote, 6) Silent shuttle release, 7) D-Movie
White Balance Auto (TTL white-balance with main image sensor and 420-pixel RGB sensor), Incandescent, Fluorescent ( 7 types ), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, preset manual
LCD Monitor 3.0″, 921,000-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD, allows up to 170-degree viewing angle, horizontal opening type vari-angle LCD
Playback Function 1) Full-frame, 2) Movie Playback, 3) Thumbnail (4/9/72, calendar) playback, 4) playback zoom, 5) Faces detected during zoom, 6) Slide show, 7) Histogram display, 8) Highlights, 9) Auto image rotation, 10) Image comment
Delete Function Single image, Selected images, images taken on a selected date, All images (except protected images)
Interface USB 2.0 (High-speed), Video output, HDMI output (Type C mini-pin connector), new 10-pin remote terminal, Connector for external microphone
Picture Angle (in 35mm [135] format equivalent) Approx. 1.5x lens focal length
Viewfinder Eye-level pentaprism; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.7m-1)
Focusing Screen Type B Brite View clear matte screen Mark VII screen
Viewfinder Frame Coverage/Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1) Approx. 95% / Approx. 0.78x
Autofocus TTL phase detection, 11 focus points (1 cross-sensor) by Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus module; Detection range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20°C/68°F)
Focus Modes 1) Autofocus (AF); Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous servo AF (AF-C); Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A), 2) Manual focus (MF) can be selected from 11 focus area
Exposure Metering System 1) 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses), color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses), 2) Center-weighted (weight of 75% given to 8-mm circle in center of frame), 3) Spot metering (meters 3.5-mm circle centered on selected focus point)
Exposure Metering Range (at normal temperature [68°F/20°C], ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens) 1) Matrix or center-weighted metering: 0 – 20 EV 2) Spot metering: 2 – 20 EV (ISO 100, f/1.4, 20°C/68°F)
Exposure Control 1) Digital Vari-Program (Auto, Auto [Flash Off], 2) Scene ( portrait, landscape, close up, sports, night portrait, child, auto (flash off), night landscape, party/indoor, beach/snow, sunset, dusk/drawn, pet portrait, candlelight, blossom, autumn colors, food, silhouette, high key, low key), 3) Programmed Auto [P], 4) Shutter-Priority Auto [S], 5) Aperture Priority Auto [A], 6) Manual [M], 7) [Special effects modes] Night vision, color sketch, miniature effect, selective color, silhouette, high key, low key.
Auto Exposure Bracketing Exposure bracketing: 3 frames in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Shutter Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Sync Contact X-contact only; flash synchronization at up to 1/200 s or slower
Flash Control 1) i-TTL flash control by 420-segment RGB sensor; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR
Flash Sync Modes 1) Fill-flash, 2) slow sync, 3) auto slow sync, 4) red-eye reduction, 5) auto with red-eye reduction, 6) slow sync with red-eye reduction, 7) auto slow sync with red-eye reduction, 8) rear-curtain sync, 9) rear-curtain with slow sync
Self-Timer 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1-9 exposures
Depth of Field Preview Button No
Remote Control Via Wireless Remote Control ML-L3 (optional)
GPS Via GP-1 GPS Unit (optional)
Supported Languages 22 languages: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
Power Requirements Rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL14 battery 1030 mAh, EH-5a AC adapter (available separately; requires optional EP-5A power connector )
Battery Life (on a fully charged battery) Approx 660 shots
Tripod Socket 1/4 in. (ISO1222)
Dimensions Approx. 128 x 96.9 x 78.7 mm (5.0 x 3.8 x 3.1 in.)
Weight (without battery, memory card or body cap) Approx. 509 g (1 lb. 2 oz.)
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area) Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14, Battery Charger MH-24, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, USB Cable UC-E6, Eyepiece Cap DK-5, Rubber Eyecup DK-20, Strap AN-DC3, Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1, Body Cap BF-1B, ViewNX 2 CD
Other Features Expeed 2 Image Processing Engine, D-Movie (Full HD recording; external stereo microphone input; in-camera movie editing), Full-time servo AF (AF-F) movie recording,Vari-angle LCD monitor, special effect mode
* 1. Not applied to Multi Media Card
Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery operating at an ambient temperature of 20 ° C (68 ° F).

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