Nikon D3100

Announced Aug 19, 2010 •
14 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Body type
Body type Compact SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4608 x 3072 ?
Other resolutions 3456 x 2304, 2304 x 1536 ?
Image ratio w:h 3:2 ?
Effective pixels 14 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 15 megapixels ?
Sensor size APS-C (23.1 x 15.4 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor Expeed 2
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (12800 with boost) ?
White balance presets 12 ?
Custom white balance Yes (1) ?
Image stabilization No ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal, Basic ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes ?
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1.5× ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 3 ?
Screen dots 230,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD monitor
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Optical (pentamirror) ?
Viewfinder coverage 95% ?
Viewfinder magnification 0.8× ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Flash modes Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain
Continuous drive 3 fps ?
Self-timer Yes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
WB Bracketing No ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
Format MPEG-4
Microphone Mono
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC ?
Storage included None ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (Mini Type C) ?
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected ?
Remote control Yes (Optional)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 505 g (1.11 lb / 17.81 oz)
Dimensions 124 x 96 x 75 mm (4.88 x 3.78 x 2.95)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS Optional
GPS notes GP-1
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