Nikon S5100 Review

 
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General
Model Number: S5100
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $179.95
Street Price: $148.59
Date Available: 2010-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.1 oz (115 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.8 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(97 x 57 x 22 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
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),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Movie Resolution: 1280x720
Movie Frame Rate: 30
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.39
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 12.20
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 cm to Infinity
0.8 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.7 or 7.6 (wide) / f/6.6 or ?? (tele); 2-steps
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (100 - 1600), Fixed Range Auto (100-400, 100-800), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings:  
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/1500
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 224-segment maxtrix, center-weighted
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: 18 Scene Modes
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.0m (1ft. 8in. to 19ft.) [T]: 0.7 to 2.5m (2ft. 4in. to 8ft.)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: .AVI (H.264)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Nikon Software Suite CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, MacOS-X 10.4.11+
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL10
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL10 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 200
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 4-way VR Image Stabilization System with new tripod detection function found on premium NIKKOR lenses, Scene Auto Selector, Subject Tracking, and Nikon's Smart Portrait System (Smile Timer, In-camera Red-eye Fix, Face-Priority AF, Skin Softening, Blink Proof, Blink Warning). Available in black, pink, purple and blue.

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