14.2 megapixel DX format CMOS sensor
3.0 inch LCD with 230,000 dots
1080p HD video with full time AF
11 AF points (with 3D tracking)
IS0 100 3200 range (12800 expanded)
RAW + JPEG shooting
Nikon D3100 Highlights
Easy-to-use Guide Mode walks you through the settings you need for the shot you want.
14.2-megapixel DX-format CMOS Image Sensor Delivers beautiful photographs and prints well beyond 20 x 30 inches.
Includes 3x 18-55mm Zoom-NIKKOR VR Image Stabilization Lens Included lens offers the 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.
Full 1080p HD Cinematic Video Features full-time autofocus and sound; record cinematic-quality movies in Full 1080p HD format (1920 x 1080 pixels).
Easy-To-Use The D3100 features Nikon's Guide Mode with intuitive controls and on-board assistance helping you take better pictures every step of the way.
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.
Fast 11-point Autofocus System Delivers razor-sharp pictures.
ISO sensitivity 100-3200, expandable to ISO 12800 equivalent Delivers exceptional results, even in the most challenging low-light situations.
3-inch monitor Features One-Touch Live View shooting and movie capture.
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.
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.
Active D-Lighting Restores picture-enhancing detail in shadows and highlights.
D-Lighting in action.
Picture Control Choose from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, or Landscape to apply a personal look and feel to your pictures.
Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning Ultrasonic process and exclusive Airflow Control combats the accumulation of dust in front of the image sensor, safeguarding image quality shot after shot.
Built-in pop-up flash Perfect for those times when there isn't enough light.
In-camera Image Editing Allows creative freedom, without the need for a computer, offering easy editing functions.
The Nikon D3100 Digital SLR Camera is an affordable, compact, and lightweight photographic power-house. It features a high-resolution 14.2 MP CMOS sensor along with a feature set that's comprehensive yet easy to navigate - the intuitive onboard learn-as-you grow guide mode allows the photographer to understand what the 3100 can do quickly and easily. Capture beautiful pictures and amazing Full HD 1080p movies with sound and full-time autofocus. Easily capture the action other cameras miss with a fast start up time, split-second shutter release, 3 frames per second shooting and 11-point autofocus. Capture pictures and make movies in near darkness with an ISO range of 100 to 3200 (expandable to 12800-Hi2).
EXPEED 2, Nikon's new image processing engine, assures breathtakingly rich image quality, managing color, contrast, exposure and noise. One-touch Live View and movie recording lets you see the action on the 3" monitor and the Scene Recognition System automatically chooses the ideal settings. You can also select from 6 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes- Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up or Night Portrait for stunning results in otherwise challenging conditions.
Active D-Lighting restores picture-enhancing detail in shadows and highlights. A built-in pop-up flash is ready for those times when there just isn't enough light and in-camera image editing allows creative freedom and effects, without the need for a computer.
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.
AF-S and AF-I: All functions supported
Type G or D AF NIKKOR without built-in autofocus motor: All functions except autofocus supported. IX NIKKOR lenses not supported.
Other AF NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D color matrix metering II. Lenses for F3AF not supported.
Type D PC NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and some shooting modes.
AI-P NIKKOR: All functions supported except autofocus and 3D color matrix metering II.
Non-CPU: Autofocus not supported. Can be used in exposure mode M, but exposure meter does not function.
3 Year Digital Camera Warranty DCM3-1000
3 Year Digital Camera Warranty (Accidental) DCM3-1000A
5 Year Digital Camera Warranty- DCM5-1000
5 Year Digital Camera Warranty (ACCIDENTAL)- DCM5-1000A
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