Nikon has recently unveiled the new Nikon D3100 and D7000 DSLRs as well as the five new Coolpix digital cameras. New Nikkor camera lenses and Speedlight flash was also launched.
The Nikon D3100 is an entry level Nikon DX-format digital-SLR camera. The camera is equipped with a new CMOS image sensor developed by Nikon and a new EXPEED 2 image-processing engine that enable capture of high-definition images exhibiting superior image quality, and a refined Guide mode that allows users to capture images just as they intended.
A new DX-format CMOS image sensor developed by Nikon and the new image-processing engine, EXPEED 2, have been adopted for the new D3100, enabling capture of images exhibiting excellent image quality and definition. Concerning the DSLR beginners may fear that DSLRs are complicated to operate, and yet desire to own a DSLR of their own, D3100 has also inherited Guide mode from the D3000, with the addition of more options and assist images that make the camera easier to understand and operate. The D3100 is also equipped with a live view function that allows the user to frame images in the monitor, and the D-Movie function that provides support for high-definition movie recording. At approximately 455 g (body only), the D3100 is also the lightest camera in Nikon’s digital-SLR lineup. While the D3100 offers authentic digital-SLR camera performance, it is also a digital-SLR camera from which even beginners can expect beautiful images that accurately reflect their shooting intent.