D3100: Which absent feature do you miss?

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D3100: Which absent feature do you miss?
Aug 21, 2010

Compared to Other Entry Level DLSR, D3100 does not have following features:

1. No external button for changing ISO

2. No external button for changing focus point selection method (automatic to manual and vice versa)
3. No external button for flash exposure compensation
4. No external button for changing picture control
5. No external button for changing white balance
6. No exposure bracketing options
7. No Tile/swivel/articulated LCD screen(Like Nikon D5000)
8. No faster AF (Canon's phase detect or Sony's second sensor) in live view
9. No DOF preview button/option

10. No control on D-lighting intensity (only on/off instead of off, low, standard, high, extra high, auto in D5000)
11. No Auto FP high speed sync options with external flash
12. No IR remote
13. No cheap 50mm f/1.8 prime lens with built in motor
14. No external mic port (for stereo mic input)

15. No noise reduction or lens correction feature in View NX2 software (for RAW image)
16. Lower resolution screen
17. Less number of scene modes than D5000
18. No back button Auto Focus like Canon XS
19. No 1080p video at 30fps
20. No Mirror Lock up
21. No long exposure noise reduction

Which absent feature do you really miss?

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