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Nikon Announces D3100 DSLR and AF-S 55-300mm ED VR

Covey22

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Thu 19-Aug-10 02:12 PM | edited Thu 19-Aug-10 11:29 PM by jrp

Nikon has announced the latest update to their DSLR line, the D3100 and a matching 5x telephoto zoom, the AF-S DX 55-300mm f4.5-5.6 ED VR.

The D3100 packs a number of new features and definitely ups the ante for entry level bodies:


  • A new 14.2MP CMOS sensor combined with the new EXPEED2 imaging processor
  • High ISO performance - up to 3200 normally, with HI-2 setting up to 12,800
  • Built-in Assist Guide showing how camera settings will affect the current image
  • D-Movie video recording in High-Definition resolution
  • Full-Time (AF-F) focus mode during video recording
  • Face detection for up to 35 faces in the same frame

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More details after the jump to Nikonians News.



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