Nikon D5100 Digital Camera Review

Read on to see if the Nikon D5100 lives up to the hype as one of the best DSLRs under $1000 yet.

$799.00 MSRP


The Nikon D5100 is one formidable camera. With full-time autofocus during live view and video recording, the same 16.2-megapixel image sensor as the Sony A55V, Nikon D7000, and Pentax K-5, and a host of new, creative image effects, this is a camera that, quite simply, blows past most of the sub-$1000 competition.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Hardware
  4. Photo Gallery
  5. Sharpness
  6. Color
  7. Noise Reduction
  8. Dynamic Range
  9. Low Light
  10. Distortion
  11. Video
  12. Ease of Use
  13. Handling
  14. Controls
  15. Speed
  16. Extras
  17. Video Features
  18. Conclusion