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Nikon D3100


$282.00

Nikon D3100 Release Date, Specs, Price [2023 Review]

 The Nikon D3100 DX-format DSLR is an old model camera that was launched 13 years ago (release date August 19, 2010). Nikon d3100 price  $499 dollar in USA, but it is still pretty good in 2023. The Nikon D3100 d slr camera is the successor to the Nikon D3000 DLSR – both are Entry-Level DSLRs – but the D3100 is upgraded from its predecessor. While the DX-format D3100 DSLR is a bit dated compared to newer camera models. It still offers some solid features and performance for both beginners and enthusiasts.

Nikon D3100 Specs & Features Overview.

The Nikon D3100 is a compact and lightweight camera, weighing 505 grams (1.11 lb / 17.81 oz) and measuring 124 x 96 x 75 mm (4.88 x 3.78 x 2.95″). This D3100 does not have any environmental sealings, so caution must be exercised to protect it from water and dust. Nikon’s D3100 model features a fixed 3-inch LCD screen with a resolution of 230,000 dots, which is not touch-sensitive and lacks selfie-friendly functionality. However, it allows for easy menu navigation and image playback. The built-in optical viewfinder, with a coverage of 95% and a magnification ratio of 0.53x. Is useful for shooting in bright sunlight or other situations where viewing the LCD monitor is challenging.

One of the highlights of the D3100 is its Guide Mode, which assists beginners in understanding camera settings and techniques through an intuitive on-screen interface. This feature makes the D3100 particularly user-friendly for those new to DSLR photography.

Nikon D3100 Picture & Video Quality

The Nikon D3100 features a high-resolution 14.0-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, measuring 23.1 x 15.4 mm, combined with the powerful Expeed 2 processor for enhanced performance. D3100 offers the flexibility to capture images at resolutions of up to 4608 x 3072 pixels, with aspect ratios of 2:3 and 3:2. The D3100 camera’s ISO range spans from 100 to 3200, expandable up to 12800, catering to various lighting conditions. For video recording, the D3100 supports up to 1920 x 1080 resolution at 24 fps, saving files in MPEG-4 format. While it includes a built-in mono microphone, there are no provisions for an external microphone or headphone connectivity. The EN-EL14 Nikon d3100 battery powers up the camera, giving it a long battery life of around 550 shots based on CIPA.

The Nikon D3100 provides convenient connectivity options for seamless data transfer. It includes a USB 2.0 port for easy file transfer to computers or other devices and an HDMI output for viewing and sharing media on compatible displays.

Nikon D3100 Camera  Specifications

General Info
Brand Nikon
Model Nikon D3100
Status Available
Released Date 10, August, 2010
Photography Info
Image Stabilization No
Custom White Balance YES
Built-in Flash Yes
Self-Time Yes, (from 5 s to 20 s )
Exposure Compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV)
External Flash YES
AE Bracketing  
WB Bracketing No
Manual Exposure Mode YES
Aperture Priority YES
Max Continuous Shooting 8.0 fps
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000s
Min Shutter Speed 30s
Flash Range 12.00 m
Shutter Priority YES
Flash Modes Auto, Rear curtain, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync
Videography Info
Headphone Port YES
Microphone Port YES
Formats MPEG
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30, 25, 24 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
Autofocus
AF Tracking YES
Contrast Detection AF Yes
 Live View YES
Face Detection AF YES
Phase Detection AF Yes
Cross Focus Points Unknown
Focus Points 51
Multi-Area YES
Lens
Lens Mount Nikon F
Focal Length Multiplier 1.5x
Manual Focus YES
Macro Focus Range N/A
Screen
Screen type TFT LCD
Articulated LCD Tilting
Resolution 922k dots
Size 3.2 inch
Touch Screen YES
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical
Coverage  100%
Resolution
Magnification  0.94x
Sensor
 Sensor Type CMOS
Effective Pixels 22.00 megapixels
Size APS-C
RAW YES
Dimensions 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Area 366.60mm2
Max: Resolution 5568 x 3712
Processor Expeed 5
Image Ratio W:H 3:2
Native ISO 1640000
Expandable ISO 50-102400
Connectivity
Wireless Connectivity Yes
USB USB 2.0
HDMI YES
Remote Control yes
Battery
Battery Pack Yes/ Environmentally sealed
Battery Life 950
Description EN-EL15a lithium-ion rechargeable battery & charger
Dimension Battery 136 x 104 x 73 mm
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