The nikon d5100 is a 16.2-megapixel dx-format dslr f-mount camera announced by nikon on april 5, 2011. it features the same 16.2-megapixel cmos sensor as the d7000with 14-bit depth, while delivering full hd 1080p video mode at either 24, 25 or 30fps. The d5100 is the first nikon dslr to offer 1080p video at a choice of frame rates; previous nikon dslrs that recorded 1080p only did so at 24 fps. It replaces the d5000and was replaced by the d5200.
nikon d5100 with 18-55mm vr kit lens
overviewtypedigital single-lens reflexlenslensinterchangeable, nikon f-mountsensor/mediumsensor23.6 mm × 15.6 mm nikon dx format rgb cmos sensor, 1.5 × fov crop, 4.78 µm pixel sizemaximum resolution4,928 × 3,264 (16.2 effective megapixels)asa/iso range100–6400 in 1/3 ev steps, up to 25600 as high-boost. With night-vision up to iso 102400 equivalent.Storagesecure digital, sdhc, sdxc compatible and with eye-fi wlansupport. Supports uhs-i cards