Category Archives: Nikon D3100

One reason why Nikon announced the red D3100…

… is because Canon has one: But seriously, Nikon and Canon always have announcements scheduled just few days apart and it seems that this will also be the case this month: Canon will present new products on September 15th and 27th. In August Canon announced new compact cameras a day before Nikon. This is not a coincidence.

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More on the red Nikon D3100 camera

It seems that the new red Nikon D3100 will be available for sale only in Europe (Germany, Sweden, Romania, etc.) and Japan. According to the official German press release, the red D3100 kit will cost 599 EUR and will be available exclusively on The release date is September 22nd (few days earlier for Japan). Next Nikon announcement is on […]

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Announcement: Nikon D3100 in red

This is the announcement for tonight: Nikon D3100 in red… Well, not really an announcement, there is no official press release for obvious reasons. The red D3100 may only be for the US market since I did not see any updated on the other international Nikon websites. As I mentioned on several occasions, we should all have lowered our expectations […]

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The sensors of the D3, D3s, D700 and D3100 are made by Nikon *updated*

In addition to the Nikon D7000 sensor which is made by Sony, here is some more information from Chipworks on the different sensors in Nikon DSLR bodies: Nikon D3/D700 sensor NC81338L: made by Nikon Nikon D3s sensor NC81361A: made by Nikon Nikon D3100 sensor NC81362A: made by Nikon Nikon D90 sensor IMX038: made by Sony

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Nikon D3100 firmware update v1.01 is out

Today Nikon released a firmware update for the Nikon D3100 (v.1.01). Full list of changes after the break:

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Nikon D3000 and D5000 to be discontinued

Nikon D3000 and D5000 I got multiple reports from different countries that the Nikon D3000 and D5000 DSLR cameras are being phased out and will soon be discontinued. Some retailers were already told that there will be no future shipments of those models. The Nikon D90 and D300s will continue to be sold throughout the holiday season. It is not […]

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