BodyThis Nikon DSLR is compact and easy to carry at 445 g (without battery). The rubber panel on the rear of the camera gives you a firm thumb grip, while the ergonomically designed body with rounded edges lets you hold the camera steady. This Nikon digital SLR has a secure Mode dial which features 13 operating modes. The base of this dial has a lever that lets you switch between Single, Continuous, Self-timer and Quiet modes with one simple flick of the finger.
The camera works on a rechargeable Li-Ion EN-EL14 battery capable of clicking 550 images when fully charged. The Nikon D3100 camera has an eye level pentamirror viewfinder as well as a LCD screen for image composition. The 3 inch TFT LCD display with 230,000 resolution offers you a pleasant Live View experience. You can use SD, SDHC or SDXC memory cards for optimum storage of the images and video captured on the D3100.
PerformanceThe D3100 DSLR has a Nikon F-mount that is compatible with several NIKKOR lenses. This gives you an opportunity to experiment with several types of lenses and enhance your photography skills. The Nikon D3100 has 11 point auto focus module that promises razor sharp focus and the 3D tracking gives you clearly focused images of a subject in motion. The electronically controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter has a speed range of 1/4000 - 30 seconds. This DSLR also has a Bulb setting to help you take brighter images even in dim light scenarios.
The light sensitivity or ISO of a DSLR reduces the risk of blurry images when taking pictures at faster shutter speeds or dark situations. The Nikon D3100 has a wide ISO range of 100-3200 sensitivity which can be boosted up to ISO 12800. You can further brighten your composition by using the built-in pop up flash or the hot shoe for an attaching external flash.
Features and ConnectivityThe Nikon D3100 is equipped with the Guide mode, a feature that helps you get better acquainted with the camera and its many settings. Another vital feature is the Dual Integrated Dust Reduction System of the Nikon D3100. The camera has a built in Image Sensor Cleaning and Airflow Control systems that effectively keep dust away from the CMOS sensor. Never worry about blurry clicks as the Image Stabilizing feature of D3100 detects and corrects them for you.
You can try out the cool scene modes like Sports, Close up, Night Portrait and add more personality to your captures. The in-camera editing feature lets you retouch as well as add effects to images and videos. The Nikon D3100's Face Detection feature spots up to 35 faces in a frame and focus on them to give you a sharp image. You can also delay the tripping of the shutter by 2 or 10 seconds with the self-timer function.
In the continuous mode, this DSLR will click a burst of images at 3 frames per second, capturing every single unforgettable moment. The D3100 Nikon DSLR camera stores images in RAW or JPEG and videos in MOV format. The Nikon D3100 is HDMI compatible, so you can view the pictures and videos with your family and friends on a big screen HDTV. You can also transfer your captures onto a computer or a laptop via the high speed USB 2.0 port.
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