Nikon D5100 Body Only Digital Camera


What does the 40% ReviewGist Score mean?

Nikon D5100 is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 40%. This is because even though the Nikon D5100 has garnered excellent reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Excellent ratings from over 74 review sources with an average rating of 4.0 stars. Top review sources include, stars), stars) and stars).
  • Released 3 years 8 months ago (Apr 2011) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type SLR/Professional
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Resolution 16.9 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 3.0 in.
HD Recording Format 1080p (HDTV), 720p (HDTV)
Focal Length 18 - 55 mm
Focus Type Autofocus, Manual Focus, Continuous AF
Interchangeable Lens Interchangeable Lens
35mm Zoom Lens 27 - 82.5 mm
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 16.9 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 2464 x 1632, 4928 x 3264, 3696 x 2448
Image Sensor Size 28.2 mm
Max Movie Length 30 Seconds
Video Format H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Video Resolutions 640 x 480 (VGA), HD (1280 x 720), 1920 x 1080
Video Speed 30.0 fps
Exposure Control
Aperture Range F/3.5-5.6
Frames Per Second 4.0 Frames
Shutter Speed 30 - 1/4000 sec
White Balance Auto, Daylight / Sunny (Preset), Cloudy (Preset), Fluorescent (Preset), Incandescent (Preset), Shade (Preset), Flash (Preset)
Min. ISO Speed 100.0
Max. ISO Speed 6400.0
Compression Modes Uncompressed
Compression Type JPEG, Raw Image, DPOF, DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3
Memory Type SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card
Flash Functions Red-eye Reduction Flash, Slow Sync
Flash Type Built-In & External
ISO Speeds 100, 6400, 12800, 25600
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Viewfinder / Display
LCD Panel LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 3.0 in.
LCD Screen Resolution 921000.0 pixels
Viewfinder Optical (Through-the-lens)
Touchscreen Panel Not Touchscreen Panel
Interface Type Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, HDMI
Video Interface Video Out
Power Supply
Battery Life 660.0 Images
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Included Features
Built-in Microphone Built-in Microphone
Self Timer 2 Sec., 5 Sec., 10 Sec., 20 Sec.
Tripod Mount Tripod Mount
Depth 3.1 in.
Height 3.8 in.
Weight 1.23 lb.
Width 5.0 in.
Exterior Color Black
Family Line Nikon D
Included Accessories Software, USB Cable, Battery Charger, Strap, AV Cable, Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
Product ID 107565407
Release Date April, 2011
UPC 18208919758
Waterproof Not Waterproof
System Requirements
Operating System Windows, Mac OS
ReviewGist ID 64653,107565407, 107778958

Manufacturer Description

16.9 Megapixel, SLR Camera, 3 in. LCD Screen, With High Definition Video, Weight: 1.23 lb.
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