Nikon P5100 Review

 
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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P5100 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: P5100
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.1 oz (230 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.9 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.
(98 x 65 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.7
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 15, 15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.43
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.72 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 12.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 123 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.51x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 cm to Infinity
1.6 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (wide) / f/5.3 (tele) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (64 - 800), 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200* (*3200 at 5MP or less)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment matrix, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot AF area
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close up, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Back Light, Panorama Assist
Self Timer: 10 or 3 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction, Anytime flash, Flash cancel, Slow sync., Rear-curtain sync
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Range: (W) 0.3 to 8 m (1 ft. to 26 ft. 2.9 in.), (T) 0.3 to 4.0 m (1 ft. to 13 ft. 1.5 in.)
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe (iTTL)
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 52.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
Other Connection: DC In
Included Software: Nikon Software Suite CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows Vista (32bit), XP; Mac OS X 10.3.9, 10.4.
Power
Battery Form Factor: 1 x proprietary EN-EL5
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL5 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 240
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical lens shift VR image stabilization, Face-priority AF, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix and D-Lighting.

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