• APS-C 355.7mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D3100
  • Olympus Tough TG-5
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Nikon D3100 webpage
Manufacturer website
Predecessor:   Olympus TG-4
TG-4 vs TG-5
Successor: Nikon D3200
D3100 vs D3200
Olympus TG-6
TG-5 vs TG-6
General
Model Number: D3100 TG-5
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Compact
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $699.95 $449.99
Street Price:   $449.00
Date Available: 2010-09-15 2017-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 27.4 oz (777 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
8.8 oz (250 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 3.8 x 2.9 in.
(125 x 97 x 74 mm)
4.4 x 2.6 x 1.3 in.
(113 x 66 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 50.00 feet (15 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   BSI CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 14.2 12.0
Sensor Format: APS-C 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 355.74mm2 (23.10mm x 15.40mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.01 microns 1.54 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 67  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.5  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 919  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2668 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2250 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3000 x 3000 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
3216 x 2144 (6.9 MP, 3:2),
3200 x 1800 (5.8 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 2400 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 852 (1.1 MP, 3:2),
1280 x 720 (0.9 MP, 16:9),
960 x 960 (0.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), RAW (12-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.9 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (24)
1280x720 (30/​25/​24)
640x424 (24)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (240p)
640x360 (480p)
Movie File Format: MOV H.264/MPEG-4 MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F n/a
Lens: Nikkor AF-S DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR Olympus Lens, 9 lenses in 7 groups, with dual aspheric elements and 2 ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm 25 - 100mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 4.5 - 18mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 4.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 38 (T) f/2.0/2.8/8.0 (wide) / f/4.9/6.3/18 (tele); 2-step aperture + ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a via converter adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a 2x, 4x* (*Microscope Control mode only)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 11-Area Phase Detection, 1 cross-type, 9 line-type 25-point Contrast Detection: Face Detect AF, iES, Spot AF, AF Tracking, AF Target Selection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentamirror, 95% coverage, 0.80x mag., 18mm eyepoint, -1.7 to +0.5 diopter  
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.53x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.80x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 27.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: 100 - 3,200; expandable to 12800 Auto (100 - 1600 with customizable upper limit from 100 to 12800), 100 - 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual;all except Preset Manual with fine tuning Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Underwater, Flash, One-touch (4), Custom (2000K to 14000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 420 segment 3D color matrix metering II, color matrix metering II, center-weighted, spot (3.5mm) Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait 2 Custom Settings, Underwater (Snapshot, Wide, Macro, HDR), Microscope Mode (Microscope, Focus Stacking, Focus Bracketing, Microscope Control), Scene Modes (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Portrait +Landscape, Hand-held Starlight, Nightscape, Portrait + Nightscape, Children, Sport, Candlelight, Sunset, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Panorama, Live Composite, Backlight HDR), Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Watercolor, Vintage, Partial Color), Photo Story, Time Lapse Movie
Self Timer: 10 or 2 seconds 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Slow Sync, Rear-Curtain Sync. Flash Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow sync. (1st curtain), Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Fill-in, Manual (1/1 (FULL) - 1/64), Flash Off, Remote Control, LED On
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent ISO 1600: 7.9m / 25.9 ft at wide angle, 3.1m / 10.2 ft at full telephoto
Max Flash Sync: 1/200  
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO hot shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (12-bit .NEF), RAW+JPEG RAW (12-bit lossless compression), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV H.264/MPEG-4 MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional, MC-DC2 corded Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Type C mini-HDMI with CEC, Accessory Terminal (MC-DC2 remote cord or GP-1 GPS unit) Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.55 0.31
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.54  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.33
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.9 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 100 21
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   15
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   11
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.28 seconds 0.18 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.19 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.200 seconds 0.094 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.30 seconds 0.25 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.117 seconds 0.047 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View: Full AF lag (AF-S or AF-F) = 1.5s Prefocused lag = 0.479s  
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 1.3 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.5 seconds 3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 550 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL14 Proprietary LI-92B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL14 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LI-92B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Nikon Software Suite CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 1080p HD movies, Quiet Shutter mode, new full-time AF in Movie mode. Waterproof (50ft/15m), Dustproof (IP6X), Freezeproof (14F/-10C), Crushproof (220lbf, 100kgf), Shockproof (7ft/2.1m); Anti-fog dual pane; Built-in GPS, Manometer, Temperature Sensor, Compass and Wi-Fi . Available in red or black.