Fast, precise 11-point autofocus system : The D3100's precision high-speed autofocus responds immediately to changes in scene or composition, maintaining tack-sharp focus to capture fleeting expressions and fast-moving sports.
3-inch LCD with one-touch Live View : Live View gives you an intuitive, familiar way to photograph playful pets or children on the move. Just flip a switch and you’re ready to go. Live View makes D3100 as easy to use as a compact camera.
Split-second shutter response and continuous 3 fps shooting : D3100 can shoot approximately 3 frames per second—great for capturing dynamic motion and elusive facial expressions that are a challenge for any photographer. Simply rotate the release-mode selector and shoot away. Split-second shutter response eliminates the frustration of shutter delay, capturing moments that other cameras miss.
DX-format 14.2-megapixel CMOS sensor : Nikon equipped the D3100 with a newly developed CMOS sensor for outstanding subject detail and smooth color gradation. Whether shooting photos or Full HD movies, the sensor is crucial to image quality. The high pixel count of D3100’s sensor produces photos of striking clarity, revealing all the nuance of the original scene with minimum noise—ideal for intricately detailed textures and noise-free background defocus.
Full 1080p HD Cinematic Video with full-time autofocus and sound : Discover the difference a digital SLR makes when shooting movies. A wide selection of NIKKOR lenses gives you freedom to explore different angles and obtain lovely defocused backgrounds while the D3100’s advanced imaging system assures outstanding quality. And for action sequences, new Subject-tracking AF keeps subjects properly focused. After the shoot, view movies on the large 3-inch LCD and perform simple editing tasks like trimming scenes before or after a designated point. HDMI compatibility lets you connect the D3100 to an HDTV with an optional HDMI cable, with playback managed by most TV’s remote controls.
- Brand: Nikon
- Megapixels: 14.2 million
- Self-Timer: 2 sec.10 sec
- Monitor Size: 3.0 in. diagonal
- Image Storage Type: SD/SDHC/SDXC
- Sensor Size: 23.1 mm x 15.4 mm, 23.1 mm x 15.4 mm
- Monitor Type: Wide Viewing Angle TFT-LCD
- Shutter Speed: 1/4000 to 30 sec. in steps of 1/3 EV Bulb
- Shutter Type: Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane
- Viewfinder: Eye-level Pentamirror Single-Lens Reflex viewfinder
- ISO Sensitivity: ISO 100 -3200 / Hi-1 (ISO 6400) / Hi-2 (ISO 12,800)