Nikon D5100, 16.2 MP camera review


Nikon D5100, 16.2 MP camera review


Nikon D5100 is a middle range camera in DSLR line up. It integrates the features of beginner-friendly D3100 with the image efficiency of expensive D7000. Reviewers commented on1080p movie capability as the key specification of this Nikon gadget. 

Good resolution and processing power are the highlights of this Nikon camera. The camera comes with a built-in flash option. It has a good flash range as well. Data transfer is made efficient with the given USB options. The camera has a decent battery life too. An optical Image Stabilizer is made available with this model to help in improving the quality of snaps. 

Key Features:
  • 16.2 megapixels camera

  • Maximum resolution of 4928 x 3264
  • Image ratio of 3:2
  • 95 % Viewfinder coverage
  • CMOS sensor
  • Dimension of 128 x 97 x 79 mm
  • Expeed 2 processor
  • Screen dots of 921,000
  • TFT LCD monitor
  • Max Shutter Speed of 1/4000 sec
  • Minimum shutter speed of 30 sec
  • Built-in flash
  • Flash range of 12 m
  • Field of View Crop Factor of 1.5
  • USB 2.0
  • Optional GPS facility
  • Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
  • Optical Sensor Size of 15.6 x 23.6mm
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
  • Airflow Control System
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Pop-up flash
  • Continuous Shooting Speed of 4 frames per second
  • Nikon EN-EL14 battery
  • Digital image rotation with this camera is one of the features that are also worth mentioning. Display brightness control and In-camera red-eye removal are other additional facilities provided with this Nikon gadget. Dust Delete Data system helps to remove dust from the lens and you can also have a remote wireless control. 

    Nikon D5100 has flexible audio recording options too. There are options like resizing an image and also cropping an image. This camera comes out with Distortion control and Perspective control options as well. LCD live view mode is also available with this camera. It comes with a maximum view angle of 76 degrees. Airflow Control System is another highlight of this Nikon camera. 


    Youngsters are happy with this Nikon camera as it is quite user friendly and also helps them capture snaps with good quality and resolution. It is highly portable which is useful during travel. It has a stylish appearance as well. 

    Built-in help guide with this Nikon camera is useful for fresh users in the field of photography. Nikon always come with standard gadgets with user friendly features. Nikon D5100 is one of the best among them from Nikon. It comes in a price range of about Rs 35, 000/- to Rs 40, 000/-. Nikon admirers are expecting more user friendly gadgets with good features like Nikon D5100 in near future.

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