Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100
Nikon D3100[1]
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Type Digital single-lens reflex
Sensor 23.1 mm × 15.4 mm Nikon DX format RGB CMOS sensor, 1.5 × FOV crop
Maximum resolution 4,608 × 3,072 (14.2 effective megapixels)
Lens Interchangeable, Nikon F-mount
Flash Built in Pop-up, Guide number 13m at ISO 100, Standard ISO hotshoe, Compatible with the Nikon Creative Lighting System
Shutter Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed range 30 s to 1/4000 s in 1/2 or 1/3 stops and Bulb, 1/200 s X-sync
Exposure metering TTL 3D Color Matrix Metering II metering with a 420 pixel RGB sensor
Exposure modes Auto modes (auto, auto [flash off]), Guide Mode, Advanced Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Close-up, Night Portrait), programmed auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M), (Q) quiet mode.
Metering modes 3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted and Spot
Focus areas 11-area AF system, Multi-CAM 1000 AF Sensor Module
Focus modes Instant single-servo (AF-S); full time-servo (AF-F); auto AF-S/AF-F selection (AF-A); manual (M)
Continuous shooting 3 frame/s
Viewfinder Optical 0.80x, 95% Pentamirror
ASA/ISO range 100–3200 in 1/3 EV steps, up to 12800 as boost
Flash bracketing 2 or 3 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1 or 2 EV
Custom WB Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Kelvin temperature, Preset
Rear LCD monitor 3.0-inch 230,000 pixel pixel TFT-LCD
Storage Secure Digital, SDHC and SDXC compatible
Battery Nikon EN-EL14 rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery
Weight Approx. 455 g (1.00 lb) without battery, memory card or body cap
Made in Thailand

The Nikon D3100 is a 14.2 megapixel DX format DSLR Nikon F-mount camera announced by Nikon on August 19, 2010. It replaces the D3000 as Nikon's entry level DSLR. It introduces Nikon's new EXPEED 2 image processor and is the first Nikon DSLR featuring full high definition video recording with full time autofocus and H.264 compression, instead of Motion JPEG compression. Use is assisted by two Guide Modes: Easy Operation and Advanced Operation tutorial.



  • Nikon's 14.2-megapixel Nikon DX format CMOS sensor.
  • Nikon's EXPEED 2 image processor.
  • Active D-Lighting.
  • Automatic chromatic aberration correction.
  • Sensor cleaning and airflow control system.
  • 3.0-inch 230,000-dot resolution fixed TFT LCD
  • Continuous Drive up to 3 frames per second.
  • Live view mode. Live view AF modes: Face priority, Wide area, Normal area, Subject tracking
  • Full High Definition video recording (1080p for 10 minutes at 24 frames per second in H.264 codec), additionally 720p30/25/24 and 480p24
  • Full time autofocus in movie mode.
  • 3D Color Matrix Metering II with Scene Recognition System.
  • 3D Tracking Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module with 11 AF points.
  • ISO sensitivity 100 to 3200 (6400 and 12800 with boost).
  • Nikon F-mount lenses.
  • i-TTL flash exposure system without built-in, but support for external wireless flash commander.
  • Extended In-camera retouching: D-Lighting, Red-eye reduction, Trimming, Monochrome & filter effects, Color balance, Small picture, Image overlay, NEF (RAW) processing, Quick retouch, Straighten, Distortion control, Fisheye, Color outline, Perspective control, Miniature effect, Edit movie
  • File formats: JPEG, NEF (Nikon's RAW, 12-bit compressed)
  • Compatibility with SDXC memory cards

Like Nikon's other consumer level DSLRs, the D3100 has no in-body autofocus motor, and fully automatic autofocus requires a lens with an integrated autofocus-motor.[2] With any other CPU lenses the camera's electronic rangefinder can be used to manually adjust focus.[3][4]

Optional accessories

The Nikon D3100 has available accessories such as:[5]

  • Nikon GP-1 GPS Unit for direct GPS geotagging. Third party solutions partly with 3-axis compass, data-logger, bluetooth and support for indoor use are available from Solmeta,[6] Dawn,[7] Easytag,[8] Foolography,[9] Gisteq[10] and Phottix.[11] See comparisons/reviews.[12][13][14]
  • Battery grip third party solutions are available.[15][16]
  • Nikon CF-DC1 Soft Case.
  • Third party solutions for WLAN transmitter are available.[17]
  • Third party wireless (infrared) remote controls are available.[18]
  • Various Nikon Speedlight or third party flash units[19] including devices with Nikon Creative Lighting System wireless flash commander or support for SU-800 Wireless Speedlight Commander.
Third party radio (wireless) flash control triggers[20] are partly supporting i-TTL,[21][22] but do not support the Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS).[23][24] See reviews.[25][26]
  • Other accessories from Nikon and third parties, including protective cases and bags, eyepiece adapters and correction lenses, and underwater housings.


The D3100 has received many independent reviews[27][28] and image comparisons at all ISO speeds.[29]

See also

  • List of Nikon compatible lenses with integrated autofocus-motor


  1. ^ "Nikon D3100". Digital SLR Cameras products line-up. Nikon Corporation. 
  2. ^ "Specifications – Nikon D3100". Nikon Corporation. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 
  3. ^ "Nikon D3000 Lens Compatibility". Nikon Corporation. Retrieved 2009-10-26. 
  4. ^ Nikon D60 electronic rangefinder Dpreview
  5. ^ "D3100 accessories". Nikon USA. Retrieved 2011-08-08. 
  6. ^ Solmeta Geotaggers Solmeta
  7. ^ Dawn di-GPS Products Dawn
  8. ^ EasyTag GPS and Wireless Bluetooth Modules Easytag
  9. ^ Foolography Unleashed Bluetooth Geotagging Foolography
  10. ^ Gisteq PhotoTrackr Plus for Nikon DSLR (Bluetooth) Gisteq
  11. ^ Phottix Geo One GPS Phottix
  12. ^ Nikon DSLR GPS Smack Down Results Terrywhite
  13. ^ Review: Geotagging with Easytag GPS module (Nikon GP-1 compatible) Trick77
  14. ^ Review: blueSLR Wireless Camera Control & GPS Geotagging Terrywhite
  15. ^ Battery Packs Phottix
  16. ^ Product search: Nikon D3100 Battery grip Google
  17. ^ Eye-Fi Wi-Fi network: how it works Eye-fi
  18. ^ PHOTTIX CLEON II Wired and Wireless shutter Phottix
  19. ^ Flash Units Compatible with Nikon's CLS including Wireless Master Dpanswers
  20. ^ Radio Triggers for Flash and Camera Dpanswers
  21. ^ Knight For Nikon Flashgun I-TTL Trigger Pixel
  22. ^ Radio Transmitters, Receivers and Accessories Pocketwizard
  23. ^ The Nikon Creative Lighting System: Wireless, Remote, Through-the-Lens Metered (iTTL) Flash! Imaging Resource
  24. ^ Guide to Nikon TTL Flashes
  25. ^ Pixel Knight TR-331 and TR-332 TTL Radio Triggers Dpanswers
  26. ^ Pixel Knight TR-331 Review Part III Inside the Viewfinder
  27. ^ Digitalcameratracker: Nikon D3100 reviews, ratings, sample photos Digitalcameratracker
  28. ^ "Nikon D3100". Digital Camera Views. 
  29. ^ Imaging Resource Comparometer (needs Javascript enabled)

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