Nikon D3100 Digital SLR announced

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http://www.dpreview.com/news/1008/10081920nikond3100.asp

Nikon has unveiled the D3100, its latest entry-level offering and its first DSLR that can record full 1080p HD videos. Successor to the popular D3000, it is built around a 14.2 CMOS sensor and a 3 inch LCD. As well as movies it gains Live View shooting, a wider ISO range ( 100-3200 expandable to 12800) and a host of small revisions.

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http://www.dpreview.com/previews/Nikond3100/

Nikon D3100 Key Features
•14.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor
•3.0" LCD monitor (230,000 dots)
•Image sensor cleaning (sensor shake)
•11 AF points (with 3D tracking)
•IS0 100-3200 range (12800 expanded)
•HD movies (1080, 720p or WVGA)

Nikon D3100 vs D3000: Key Differences
The D3100 substantially refreshes the D3000, taking a rather outdated-looking specification and turning it into one of the most competitive in its sector.
•Higher resolution sensor (14.2MP vs. 10MP)
•Ability to shoot Raw + Fine JPEG
•Socket for connecting Nikon GP1 GPS unit
•Optional wired remote via GPS socket
•No wireless remote option
•Live view
•1080 HD movies
•HDMI output
•Wider ISO range
•Full-time AF mode (AF-F in live view)
•Revised focus screen (different AF point illumination)
 

noxibox

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Video features look very promising. I hope that their higher end models will get even better.
 

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If the rumours for the D95/D90x are accurate, it is going to be an awesome piece of kit... Bring on 15 September!
 

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D3000 EOL already? I got mine when it came out and that felt like just the other day.
 

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Purchased one of these yesterday. Complete camera noob.
Body
18/55 Lens
55/200 lens
4 gig card
Nikon back pack camera bag
5 hour lesson

Total R7500 incl. VAT

How did I do?
 
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Omac

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I think the bag is worth a few bucks too. Looks about the same price.

The "government" won't let me have it till tomorrow. :(
 
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