ePhotozine, Ken Rockwell, Steve Huff Photos, PhotoRadar, and Pocket-Lint, have all reviewed the new Nikon D3100 Digital SLR – it features a 14.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, Full HD Video: 1920 x 1080 24fps recording, 3″ screen with live-view, 3fps shooting, and new kit lens with optical Vibration Reduction: the AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR. The Nikon D3100 DSLR with VR kit lens is available now for £498 – we had a look at the D3100 at Photokina 2010, click “read more” for more photos.
“The Nikon D3100 is Nikon’s latest “entry level” Digital SLR; however, if you look at the features you wouldn’t think so. The D3100 features full HD video recording, 3 inch screen, 14.2 megapixel sensor, ISO12800, and 11 focusing points, as well as a built in guide, Vibration Reduction (VR) optically stabilised 18-55mm kit lens, and live-view.”
The top of the camera includes a new switch to choose the shooting mode: single, continuous, self-timer, and new quiet shutter release.
The back of the camera features a 3″ screen, live-view switch, and dedicated video record button, as well as speaker.