The D3100 is a Nikon digital SLR camera with a 14.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor that delivers rich detailed images with smooth color gradation. The camera can also record Full HD video so you can bring captured moments to life. The D3100 is designed to be as compact and lightweight for travel as possible without sacrificing image quality or responsiveness that DSLRs are known for. A fast 11-point Autofocus System delivers razor-sharp pictures. Split-second shutter response eliminates the frustration of shutter delay, capturing moments that other cameras miss. Shoot continuous action with 14.2 megapixel detail at 3 fps sharply with 3D tracking.
The D3100 features a 3-in. monitor with One-Touch Live View shooting and movie capture. Enjoy the Scene Auto Selector which lets the D3100 automatically choose the most appropriate scene mode for a shooting situation when using Live View. The 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. The EXPEED 2 image processing engine assures breathtakingly rich image quality, managing color, contrast, exposure, noise and speed. With ISO sensitivity 100-3200, expandable to ISO 12800 equivalent, the D3100 delivers exceptional results even in the most challenging low-light situations. 6 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes let you just set the Mode dial to Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up or Night Portrait for stunning results in otherwise challenging conditions. Nikon's Active D-Lighting restores picture-enhancing detail in shadows and highlights. There's also a built-in pop-up flash for those times when there isn't enough light and you'll always have the flexibility to add a more flash power with the built-in hot shoe.
In-camera Image Editing allows creative freedom, without the need for a computer, offering easy editing functions. Nikon's Guide Mode with intuitive controls and on-board assistance to help you take better pictures every step of the way. The d3100 is wells suited for travel, vacation, special occasions, family pictures, it's a great camera any time you want to make better pictures and memories.
- 14.2 Megapixel DX-format CMOS Image Sensor
- Full 1080p HD Cinematic Video with full-time autofocus and sound
- Compact and Lightweight Design
- Easy-To-Use-Featuring Nikon's Guide Mode
- Split-second Shutter Response
- Fast 11-point Autofocus System
- ISO sensitivity 100-3200, expandable to ISO 12800 equivalent
- 3 inch monitor with One-Touch Live View shooting and movie capture
- Scene Auto Selector
- EXPEED 2 image processor
- Scene Recognition System
- 6 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes
- Active D-Lighting
- Picture Control
- Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning
- Built-in pop-up flash
- In-camera Image Editing