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Nikon D3100 - DSLR camera with 14.2 megapixel and 1080p Full HD video shoot

19 August 2010 0

Nikon D3100 Price

Nikon D3100 is first mainstream DSLR camera to shoot above 12 megapixels (14.2) and is also first to shoot 1080p full HD video.The new Nikon D3100 digital SLR camera speaks to the growing ranks of enthusiastic D-SLR users and aspiring photographers by providing an easy-to-use and affordable entrance to the world of Nikon D-SLR's. The 14.2-megapixel D3100 has powerful features, such as the enhanced Guide Mode that makes it easy to unleash creative potential and capture memories with still images and full HD video. Like having a personal photo tutor at your fingertips, this unique feature provides a simple graphical interface on the camera's LCD that guides users by suggesting and/or adjusting camera settings to achieve the desired end result images. The D3100 is also the world's first D-SLR to introduce full time auto focus (AF) in Live View and D-Movie mode to effortlessly achieve the critical focus needed when shooting Full HD 1080p video.

Nikon D3100 Digital SLR camera features :

  • 14.2 Megapixel DX-format CMOS Image Sensor delivers beautiful photographs and prints well beyond 20 x 30 inches.
  • Full 1080p HD Cinematic Video with full-time autofocus and sound lets you record cinematic-quality movies in Full 1080p HD format (1920 x 1080 pixels).
  • Easy-To-Use-Featuring Nikon´s Guide Mode with intuitive controls and on-board assistance helping you take better pictures every step of the way.
  • Fast 11-point Autofocus System delivers razor-sharp pictures.
  • 3-in. monitor with One-Touch Live View shooting and movie capture.
  • Built-in HDMI port lets you connect directly to your HDTV using an optional HDMI cable
  • Control Image and Movie Playback with most HDTV remote controls
  • 6 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes Just set the Mode dial to Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up or Night Portrait for stunning results in otherwise challenging conditions.
  • Picture Control lets you choose from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, or Landscape to apply a personal look and feel to your pictures.
  • Built-in pop-up flash for those times when there isn´t enough light
  • Includes 3x 18-55mm Zoom-NIKKOR VR Image Stabilization Lens with legendary NIKKOR optical quality and fast, accurate autofocus for vivid color, striking contrast and crisp detail and VR image stabilization to ensure the sharpest hand-held pictures and movies.
  • Compact and Lightweight Design Beautifully styled-Ready to go wherever life takes you.
  • Split-second Shutter Response eliminates the frustration of shutter delay, capturing moments that other cameras miss.
  • ISO sensitivity 100-3200, expandable to ISO 12800 equivalent delivers exceptional results, even in the most challenging low-light situations.
  • Scene Auto Selector lets the D3100 decide the best mode to match the shooting situation when using Live View.
  • EXPEED 2 Nikon´s new image processing engine assures breathtakingly rich image quality, managing color, contrast, exposure, noise and speed.
  • Scene Recognition System in Live View automatically optimizes exposure, autofocus, and white balance, allowing you to obtain beautiful photos without the hassle of making complicated camera adjustments yourself.
  • Active D-Lighting restores picture-enhancing detail in shadows and highlights.
  • Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning uses an ultrasonic process and exclusive Airflow Control combats the accumulation of dust in front of the image sensor, safeguarding image quality shot after shot.
  • In-camera Image Editing allows creative freedom, without the need for a computer, offering easy editing functions.

Nikon D3100 price in India

The new Nikon D3100 price in India is Rs.27,112 (with AF-S 18-55mm VR Kit Lens) and unavailble (Body only)

Technical Specifications for Nikon D3100
Camera Type: Digital SLR
Pixels: 14.2 Megapixels
Processor: Expeed 2
Size: 3 inches
Type: Low temperature polysilicon TFT LCD
Resolution: 230,000 dots
Optical Viewfinder: Eye-level penta-Dach mirror
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Size: 23.1x15.4 mm
USB: 2.0
Video Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Eye-Fi Connected
GPS: GP-1 (optional)
Modes: Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain
External Flash: Yes
In-built Flash: Yes
Lens Type: Nikon F mount
Auto Focus: TTL Phase Detection
Manual Focus: Yes
Number of Focus Points: 11
Video Format: MOV movie (H.264/MPEG-4 compression format with monaural sound)
Image Format: NEF (12 bit compressed RAW) JPEG (Baseline-compliant)
Expandable Storage: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Other Features
Face Detection: Yes
ISO Rating: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Self Timer: 2, 5, 10 or 20 secs
Shooting Modes: Single frame, Continuous, Self-timer, Quiet Shutter Release
Continuous Shots: 3 fps
Shutter Speed
Maximum Shutter Speed: 1/4000 sec
Minimum Shutter Speed: 30 sec
Physical Specs
Dimensions: 124x96x74.5
Weight: 455 g
Power Source
Battery Type: EN-EL14 Li-ion Battery
AC adapter: EH-5a



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