Nikon D5100

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Nikon D5200 DSLR announced: Impressive upgrade, but won’t quiet D400 clamor

As expected, Nikon has introduced the new Nikon D5200 DSLR. It is a very solid upgrade from the Nikon D5100, bumping the resolution to 24MP, focus points to 39 like the Nikon D7000, and frame rate to 5fps – a little slower than the D7000’s top speed of 6 fps. A new processor chip helps move the larger number of pixels, and a new graphical user interface should make the camera easier for those photographers not comfortable with the current dials and menus. However, the Nikon D5200 will not quiet the clamor for a Nikon D400, as it doesn’t nearly fill-in Nikon’s product line as a Nikon D300 replacement… Read more »

Impressive Nikon DSLR + Lens Combo Rebates, running until the 19th

Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera With 18-55mm VR LensNikon may be having some trouble getting spare parts and new cameras out as quickly as they’d like because of issues in Japan and Thailand, but they’re making up for it with some very aggressive rebates when

Nikon Launches Much Anticipated Nikon D5100 Mid-range D-SLR with 16MP, 1080p Video, under $800

UPDATE May 3, 2011: B&H Now has the Nikon D5100 with 18-55mm lens IN STOCK for $899.

Nikon today introduced yet another groundbreaking digital SLR, showing that despite the troubles in Japan it is still able to crank out new products. The Nikon D5100 follows up on the Nikon D7000 with a slightly lower cost version that keeps the same 16MP resolution and 1080p video of its bigger brother. The D5100 also adds a new swing out LCD like that found on many video cameras making it easier to shoot at unusual angles and a “night vision” mode also like that often found on dedicated video cameras. Features like in camera effects and face tracking make sure the new model will please consumers looking for maximum help from their camera. “Downgrades” from the D7000 to justify the lower price include a lower end 11-point AF system and 4fps speed. Nikon also announced its own hot-shoe stereo microphone the ME-1. The is available at $899 for the Nikon D5100 with 18-55mm lens.

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