Riding after Nikon's innovative D5000, the D5100 offers more professional creativity for the aspiring digital photo artist seeking to carve a niche with 16 megapixel still and 1920x1080 HD movies.
Nikon invites you to experience an affordable DSLR camera that has the features that make a Nikon a Nikon. Creativity sets a DSLR user apart from a simple point-&-shoot user. The D5100 has point-&-shoot abilities but offers many user controlled opportunities. The NIKON D5100 offers a host of new photographic and video tools that deliver superior performance and exceptional image quality with surprising versatility. With 16.2 megapixels, a swivel Vari-Angle LCD monitor, full HD movie capabilities, new EFFECTS Mode and new HDR setting, you hold the power and performance to capture beautiful moments and the freedom to get creative.
Take pictures or record movies from a unique viewpoint, the D5100's 3.0 inch, super sharp, 921,000-dot Vari-angle LCD monitor allows for versatile high quality viewing and playback. Explore every angle, with overhead shots, waist level candid, ground level and fun self-portraits; you will never miss a shot. This Vari-angle monitor allows you to be creative from any point of view.
Shutter Speed 1/4000 to 30 sec. in steps of 1/3 EV Exposure Modes Advanced Scene Modes; Aperture-Priority (A); Auto (flash on/off); Manual (M); Programmed Auto with flexible Program (P);Shutter-Priority Auto (S); Special Effects Mode Main sensitivity range - ISO 100 - 6400 Approximate Battery Life (shots per charge) up to 660 shots CIPA Sound compatible when used with optional ME-1 mic accessory Optional GPS Supplied Accessories - AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Lens & AF-S DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED Lens, EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-24 Quick Charger, DK-20 Rubber Eyecup, USB Cable, A/V Cable, Camera Strap, DK-5 Eyepiece Cap, Body Cap, Accessory Shoe C