Nikon’s New Entry Level DSLR Gem, The D5100

Nikon has announced a new entry level DSLR to its lineup.  The new D5100 sports a fold out swivel screen and a 16.2 mp sensor.  But how will it stack up against the competition?  Check out the full specs and some photos after the break.

So Nikon has stepped up to the plate with another exciting entry level DSLR that’s bound to set the par pretty high for the competition.  Some of the specs for this new camera gleaned out of the press release are below:
Three inch 921,000 dot varriable angle LCD screen.
16.2 MP CMOS sensor with native ISO of 100-6400 (expandable to 256,000)
In Camera photo effects including Selective Color, Color Sketch, Miniature, Night Vision, and more.
Retouch Raw files in camera with special effects , red eye reduction and more.
Six picture modes and six scene modes.
HD Movie mode shooting 1080P at 24 or 30 fps, or 720p at 24 or 30 fps
HD Movie mode features full time auto focus and face tracking for up to 35 faces.
Eleven (11) point Auto Focus.
4 FPS burst rate.

The specs are pretty beefy for an entry level camera.  I cant wait to see the reviews.  Nikon claims the D5100 can be yours for an estimated street price of $800.  you can read the full press release here.

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One Response to Nikon’s New Entry Level DSLR Gem, The D5100

  1. Melissa says:

    Amazing the “entry” level DSLR is 16.2 mp. And ISO capabilities up 6400.

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