Beautiful pictures"Amazing movies"Incredibly Easy with the 14 Megapixel DX
sensor and learn-as-you-grow Guide Mode.
The stunningly simple-to-use D3100 is every family's answer to beautiful
images. Whether the moment calls for a family portrait or a sharp shot of
toddlers on the run, Guide Mode shows you how to capture stunning photos in no
time at all. D-Movie lets you record full HD movie clips and capture the action
in superb quality day or night. Nikons advanced EXPEED 2 image processing
engine maximizes the performance of the 14.2 megapixel CMOS sensor for amazingly
clear images with vivid colors. Incredibly lightweight for an SLR, the D3100
makes it easy to capture your family looking wonderful wherever you go.
14.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS image sensor
Delivers lifelike images with vivid colors, reduced noise and smooth tonal
EXPEED 2 image processing engine
provides enhanced movie recording, high-sensitivity performance and
maximum image quality.
High ISO (100-3200) light sensitivity - extendable up to 12800
Features an Auto ISO setting and is manually extendable up to ISO 12800 using
the Hi2 setting. Enables faster shutter speeds, significantly reducing the risk
of blurred images when you shoot fast-moving subjects or take pictures in low
GUIDE mode: quick and easy-to-use in-camera assistance
Asks you about the picture you want to take and automatically optimizes settings
for superior results. Sample images appear on the display to show you what will
happen to your image if you apply the suggested settings.
D-Movie " full HD (1920 x 1080) movie clips
Record beautiful high-definition (HD) movie clips with sound. The cameras large
image sensor and high ISO sensitivity offer exceptional image quality. NIKKOR
lenses can be used to obtain cinematic effects and you can make simple edits of
your clips in-camera by deleting scenes or saving specific frames as still
Live View with Scene Auto Selector
Makes it easy to compose images using the LCD monitor. Scene Auto Selector
will select the best mode for the scene and subject you want to capture, and
Fulltime servo AF (AF-F) mode keeps subjects in focus without the need to press
the shutter release button.
Large 3-inch (7.5 cm ) high-resolution LCD monitor
Makes it easy to view essential camera information, and a pleasure to review
and edit your photos and movies.
Razor-sharp 11-point Autofocus system
Offers fast and precise autofocus coverage across the frame. Four AF-area modes,
including 3D-tracking AF, deliver sharp results, whether your subject is
off-center, moving fast or completely unpredictable.
Automatically retains details in highlights and shadows for stunning images with
Lets you set the look and mood of your images before you shoot. Choose from six
settings: Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Monochrome, Portrait and Landscape.
Extensive in-camera editing functions
Let you edit and enhance images and movies in the camera. Offers techniques such
as Red-Eye Correction and Quick Retouch, as well as a range of Filter Effects.
Dual Integrated dust reduction system
Image Sensor Cleaning and Airflow Control systems keep dust away from the
cameras image sensor for clear, spot-free images.
Lightweight body and superior ergonomics
A secure grip makes the camera comfortable to handle. Dedicated controls for
frequently used functions like Live View, D-Movie and shutter release make it a
joy to operate.