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Nikon COOLPIX P5100
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Published on 10/15/2007
 
Nikon COOLPIX P5100 Review 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.

Nikon COOLPIX P5100
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

Lens
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 (∞)

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

Nikon COOLPIX
P5100 Review

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)

Interface
USB

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

Weight
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.

Nikon COOLPIX
P5100 Review

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