The NIKON Digital SLR D3100 Camera 18-55 VR Kit is the best entry-level digital SLR currently available. A host of features and excellent image quality sends this camera to the top of the pack. Light and portable, weighing 455 grams for the body only.
Attach a non-kit lens to the camera, such as the excellent 35mm f/1.8 DX model, and away you go with lightweight shooting. The D3100 now has a CMOS sensor and its resolution hits 14.2 megapixels.
Specification : Type : Single-lens reflex digital camera Lens mount : Nikon F mount (with AF contacts) Effective angle of view Approx. : 1.5 x lens focal length (Nikon DX format) Effective pixels : 14.2 million Image sensor : 23.1 x 15.4 mm CMOS sensor Total pixels : 14.8 million
Dust-reduction system : Image sensor cleaning, Airflow Control System, Image Dust Off reference data Image size (pixels) : 4,608 x 3,072 [L] 3,456 x 2,304 [M] 2,304 x 1,536 [S]
File format : NEF (RAW), JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16) compression NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control System : Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified Media : SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards Interface : USB : Hi-Speed USB Video output : NTSC, PAL HDMI output : Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Battery : Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14 Tripod socket : 1/4 in. (ISO 1222) Dimensions (W x H x D) : Approx. 124 x 96 x 74.5 mm (4.9 x 3.8 x 2.9 in.) Weight : Approx. 505 g with battery and memory card but without body cap Color : Black