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Nikon D5100 test data released by DxOMark


Today DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon D5100 DSLR camera. First, a comparison with the D7000 and D300s:

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Correction: you can use manual control for video recording with the Nikon D5100

A correction to my previous Nikon D5100 post: today I played some more with the video functionality of the Nikon D5100 and you can set the aperture manually for video recording. The trick is that you have to do it before you turn on LiveView when in aperture priority, otherwise the aperture selection will be overwritten. It […]

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Nikon D5100 now in stock at Amazon


Nikon D5100 kits are now in stock at Amazon. The “body only” D5100 is not available yet.

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Nikon D5100 hands-on review


After the unboxing video and size comparison, this will be my last Nikon D5100 post. I will continue to post quick hands-on reviews of the latest Nikon equipment. My first impressions of the Nikon D5100: the camera is very compact  – it handles like a big point and shoot model (think Coolpix P500). The viewfinder […]

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Nikon D5100 vs. D700 size comparison


Several readers commented about the small size of the D5100. Attached are few images comparing the size of the D5100 to the D700. The D5100 (5 x 3.8 x 3.1 in | 127 x 96.5 x 78.7 mm) is slightly  smaller than the D5000 (5 x 4.1 x 3.1 in | 127 x 104 x 80 […]

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Nikon D5100 unboxing video

No product is officially released until the unboxing video is out:

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Nikon D5100 now available at BestBuy


Nikon D5100 is now available for sale at selected BestBuy stores in limited quantities. I was able to get one and will post some more details tomorrow.

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