need urgent help!
Folks, i just ordered referbished D3100 with 18-55VR for my daughter, it's not shipped yet
some one is offering me for the same price D5000 + 18-55VR
Which one to choose? i can still stop shipping of d3100 if i'll call early enough.
I'm sure she will be JPEG user.
1. i need to know about sensor ISO performence.
3. extra feaches that can be usefull.
5. what bothers me is that D5000 too old of generation.
Thanks in advance,
#1. "RE: need urgent help!" | In response to Reply # 0
Given she'll be a JPEG shooter at the beginning, you can't go wrong with either. That being said, the tilt-swivel gives the D5K a bit of an advantage with unique shots/perspectives that a fixed LCD can't easily recreate.
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#2. "RE: need urgent help!" | In response to Reply # 0
What Armando says is correct, however, I have had the D3100 and my son had the D5000. I think that you are right about the D5000 being old technology, and I would opt for the the D3100 for the better IQ and the higher ISO capabilities. The D3100 is at least a stop better than the D5000.
#5. "RE: need urgent help!" | In response to Reply # 4
Thank you all.
Eventually I was able to get D5100 + 18-55VR for $499.
I think my daughter will be extremely happy. I'm planning to introduce her to the forum as independent member sometime next week, when camera will arrive.
Thank you again,