Powerful 12.1 megapixel camera distinguished by its superior ergonomics and formidable performance. Ideal for photographers looking for a creative edge, its 2.5-inch LCD combined with optical viewfinder, advanced Exposure modes and impressive system expandability provide outstanding versatility. Powerful image stabilization technology, ISO 3200* and a 3.5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens combine to ensure sharp, noise-free shooting even in low light.
This camera is available in black.
*ISO 3200 is only available for image sizes of 5M (2592 x 1944) or smaller.

    - Superior materials & ergonomics
    - Advanced Exposure Modes (P/S/A/M)
    - Expandable system
    - 12.1 megapixel resolution
    - EXPEED image processing engine
    - Optical 3.5x Zoom-NIKKOR lens
    - 2.5 in. LCD monitor
    - Optical Vibration Reduction
    - High-Sensitivity up to ISO 3200 (ISO 3200 is only available for image sizes of 5M (2592 x 1944) or smaller)
    - Advanced Face Priority AF
    - Continuous flash
    - Distortion Control

Nikon COOLPIX P5100 Review

Effective pixels
12.1 million

Image sensor
1/1.72-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 12.43 million

3.5x Zoom-NIKKOR; 7.5-26.3mm (35mm [135] format picture angle: 35-123mm); f/2.7-5.3; 7 elements in 6 groups; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm [135] format picture angle: 492mm)

Focus range (from lens)
30cm (1 ft.) to infinity (∞); Macro close-up mode: 4cm (1.6 in.) to infinity (∞)

2.5-in., 230,000-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating

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Storage media

Internal memory (approx. 52 MB), SD memory cards

Image size (pixels)
4000 x 3000 (12M), 3264 x 2448 (8M), 2592 x 1944 (5M), 2048 x 1536 (3M), 1600 x 1200 (2M), 1280 x 960 (1M), 1024 × 768 (PC), 640 x 480 (TV), 3984 x 2656 (3:2), 3968 x 2232 (16:9), 2992 x 2992 (1:1)

Vibration Reduction (VR)
Lens shift VR

ISO sensitivity
ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200, Auto (auto gain ISO 64-800)


Power sources
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (supplied), AC Adapter EH-62A (optional)

Battery life
Approx. 240 shots with EN-EL5 battery (based on CIPA standard)

Dimensions (WxHxD)
Approx. 98 x 64.5 x 41 mm (3.9 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.) excluding projections

Approx. 200 g (7.1 oz.) without battery and SD memory card

Supplied accessories
USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5, Battery Charger MH-61, Strap AN-CP16, Software Suite CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ by country or area).

Optional accessories
AC Adapter EH-62A, Wide-angle Converter WC-E67, Telephoto Converter TC-E3ED, Adapter Ring UR-E20, Speedlight SB-400, Speedlight SB-600, Speedlight SB-800, Accessory Kit CK-02, Camera Case CS-CPP5100, Camera Case CS-EU02.

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