'The most compact Rebel, but few small lens choices'
'Touch-screen operation is seamlessly integrated'
'World's smallest DSLR, Truly compact body'
'Very small and light with good grip for small to medium-size hands'
'Produces very nice low- to midrange sensitivity pictures'
'Optional EVF available'
'Increased grip is a welcome design change'
'Image quality is excellent'
'Delivers excellent performance and good-to-great photo quality'
'Delivers better image quality'
'Small size, Low noise images'
'Super-fast autofocus, improved image quality'
'A streamlined shooting design for both photo and video'
'Deciding Between the Nikon D5100, D7000, D3100, and D90'
'It's a good camera with a few reservations (especailly the HDR feature),'
'Excellent low ISO images'
'Slow AF in low light'
'Good image quality'
'very good noise reduction'
'Cutting-edge internal design'
'relatively slow 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 kit lens'
'There's no manual controls available for video recording and audio does sound a bit tinny from the internal microphone.'
'Good performance in 2D shooting modes'
'The 2D picture quality isn't as good as a conventional compact costing half as much.'
'Most egregiously, though, the D3000 lacks simple exposure and flash exposure bracketing.'
'Like other D-SLRs in this price range, there's no video capture; shooting is limited to still images with the D3000.'
'It's a digital SLR camera with in-built guides that can help novices select the appropriate shooting mode and settings depending on the style of photo they want to take.'
'the LCD was sometimes difficult to read in bright light.'
'Relatively nonresponsive Quick Menu button'
'highly desirable camera'
'It's difficult to tell the difference between both images, aside from the encroaching freightliner.'
'Cons Meagre zoom.'
'The only issue with the arrangement is that the buttons are all flat, so if you've got big clumsy thumbs there's a chance you'll have trouble accurately pressing them.'
'The buttons are flush with the body of the camera, which makes them difficult to press.'
'The narrow aperture couldn't handle extreme focal depths, but the camera was designed for point-and-shooters who want a little more than the average compact can bring to the table.'
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