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Nikon D3100
7.5 out of 10

Nikon D3100

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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: The D3100 is Nikon's replacement for the . Aimed squarely at the entry-level DSLR camera market, it's certainly going to be a wake-up call for other manufacturers. The D3100 has 14.2MP and full HD movie mode.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon D3100

Channel5
4 October 2014
  • Summary: If you've already decided on an entry-level DSLR, the chances are you'll be considering Nikon and Canon. The Nikon D3100 is an excellent all-rounder, and well worth the money.
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Nikon D3100

consumersearch.com
15 February 2014
  • Conclusion: Although the Nikon D3100 has been supplanted by the newer Nikon D3200 (Est. $530 with kit lens) , it remains a well-reviewed camera. Aside from resolution and video features, these two cameras are otherwise virtually identical and image quality is much the same.
  • Pros: Great image quality for the price, Compact and lightweight, Easy for beginners to use
  • Cons: Movie mode is limited, No external microphone jack
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D3100 Review

By Thom
10 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Nikon D3100 Review Nikon fixes the broken D3000, mostly Add a comment or send Thom feedback on this article. I'm going to try to keep this short, as there isn't a lot to talk about beyond what I've already written about low-end Nikon DSLRs.
  • Pros: Wide isn't wide . Nikon hasn't really produced a true wide angle that's small enough to complement this camera., Video is wobbly. Rolling shutter problems are about as bad as I've seen in a DSLR. Talking head videos are okay; roller blade action, not so much., Complicated for a beginner's camera ...
  • Cons: Wide isn't wide . Nikon hasn't really produced a true wide angle that's small enough to complement this camera., Video is wobbly. Rolling shutter problems are about as bad as I've seen in a DSLR. Talking head videos are okay; roller blade action, not so much., Complicated for a beginner's camera ...
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Overall 6
6.4

Expert Review

reviewed
4 November 2011
  • Summary: The Nikon D3100 is a DSLR aimed at beginners, but it harbors qualities that may attract experienced users, too.
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Nikon D3100 Review

Photography Review
21 October 2011
  • Excerpt: The Nikon D3100 is one of the hottest digital SLRs on the market right now. The great price (under $600 with a lens), plenty of features, excellent image quality and access to Nikon’s excellent lenses make it a no-brainer for first time digital SLR buyers or even serious photographers on a budget.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon D3100

neocamera.com
29 September 2011
  • Summary: The D3100 is a refinement of the D3000 which now sits at the low-end of Nikon's entry-level DSLRs. The notable changes are a 14 megapixels sensor and 1080p video capability with autofocus. It is a relatively compact DSLR with the most basic feature set.
  • Pros: Very low image noise, Excellent white-balance, Conservative metering, Accurate autofocus system, Short shutter-lag, Good shot-to-shoot speed, Excellent time-to-first-shot, Generally good ergonomics, Full HD video with autofocus, Good build quality, Easily usable with gloves on
  • Cons: Slow autofocus, Uneven color response, Slight image softness, LCD glare when settings are changed, Live-View not exposure-priority, Microphone records camera noise, Impossible to setup video framing, Limited interface control, No exposure bracketing, Odd Auto ISO behavior, Exposure steps always 1...
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Overall 7
7.0

Nikon D3100 Review

maximum pc
8 August 2011
  • Excerpt: The D3100 is a welcome update to earlier entry-level DSLRs from Nikon, which offered aging sensor technology and limited feature sets. The D3100 sports a 14.1MP CMOS APS-C sensor with very good low-light capabilities for a camera in its class.
  • Pros: Lightweight and compact; low cost; good low-light performance.
  • Cons: Body balance feels awkward; limited manual (but built-in guide is useful)
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Overall 8
8.0

Nikon D3100

PC Magazine
11 July 2011
  • Conclusion: Nikon's D3100 is an excellent entry-level digital SLR, and offers continuous autofocus during video recording for a true camcorder-like video-capture experience.
  • Pros: Inexpensive. Great image quality. Large 3-inch LCD. Continuous autofocus during still and video shooting. Helpful Guide mode for new users. Small body (for a D-SLR).
  • Cons: Audible noise from lens when refocusing during video recording. No microphone input.
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Overall 8
7.6
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0

Review of the Nikon D3100 DSLR Camera

Bright Hub
1 June 2011
  • Summary: The D3100 is a compact, feature-packed DSLR from Nikon. It has many useful upgrades from the existing D3000 and is looking to establish itself as the best entry-level DSLR for consumers. This review explores how good it really is, and includes some sample images to show what you can expect.
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