14.2 Megapixel DX-format CMOS Image Sensor delivers beautiful photographs and prints well beyond 20 x 30 inches.
Full 1080p HD Cinematic Video with full-time autofocus and sound lets you record cinematic-quality movies in Full 1080p HD format (1920 x 1080 pixels).
Easy-To-Use-Featuring Nikon's Guide Mode with intuitive controls and on-board assistance helping you take better pictures every step of the way.
Fast 11-point Autofocus System delivers razor-sharp pictures.
3-in. monitor with One-Touch Live View shooting and movie capture.
Built-in HDMI port lets you connect directly to your HDTV using an optional HDMI cable
Control Image and Movie Playback with most HDTV remote controls
6 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes Just set the Mode dial to Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close-up or Night Portrait for stunning results in otherwise challenging conditions.
Picture Control lets you choose from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, or Landscape to apply a personal look and feel to your pictures.
Built-in pop-up flash for those times when there isn?t enough light
Includes 3x 18-55mm Zoom-NIKKOR VR Image Stabilization Lens with legendary NIKKOR optical quality and fast, accurate autofocus for vivid color, striking contrast and crisp detail and VR image stabilization to ensure the sharpest hand-held pictures and movies.
Compact and Lightweight Design Beautifully styled-Ready to go wherever life takes you.
Split-second Shutter Response eliminates the frustration of shutter delay, capturing moments that other cameras miss.
ISO sensitivity 100-3200, expandable to ISO 12800 equivalent delivers exceptional results, even in the most challenging low-light situations.
Scene Auto Selector lets the D3100 decide the best mode to match the shooting situation when using Live View.
EXPEED 2 Nikon's new image processing engine assures breathtakingly rich image quality, managing color, contrast, exposure, noise and speed.
Scene Recognition System in Live View automatically optimizes exposure, autofocus, and white balance, allowing you to obtain beautiful photos without the hassle of making complicated camera adjustments yourself.
Active D-Lighting restores picture-enhancing detail in shadows and highlights.
Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning uses an ultrasonic process and exclusive Airflow Control combats the accumulation of dust in front of the image sensor, safeguarding image quality shot after shot.
In-camera Image Editing allows creative freedom, without the need for a computer, offering easy editing functions.
Dimensions Width 4.9 in. (124.46mm) Height 3.8 in. (96.52mm) Depth 2.9 in. (73.66mm)