Nikon D3100

Announced Aug 19, 2010 •
14 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Price
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)
Boosted ISO (maximum) 12800
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 3.0 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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