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Nikon D5100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5245 reviews of Nikon D5100. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the screen and image quality. The price and performance are also appreciated. Comments about the memory and shutter are different. The water proof and storage get critical comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Nikon D5100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Nikon D5100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 306 user reviews of Nikon D5100 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the lens and portability. The price and performance also get good views.

usability, performance, price, portability, lens

97% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Nikon D5100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1269 user reviews of Nikon D5100 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the image quality and portability. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, performance, portability, image quality

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Nikon D5100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Nikon D5100 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the usability and performance. The price and screen also get good views.

screen, price, performance, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Kevin Wong (engadget.com)

Nikon D5100 impressions, head-to-head with D7000

 

Nikon has stirred up the camera crowds once again with its newly released D5100, filling the industry with the buzz of a new high-resolution

High-res articulating screen ; 1080p at 30fps ; High ISO noise performance

Not very rigid / rugged ; No built in AF motor ; Only 11 AF points

Apr, 2011

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : PJ Jacobowitz (pcmag.com)

Nikon D5100

 

The Nikon D5100 offers a fantastic mix of still-image and video-recording quality, along with plenty of features including top-notch in-camera effects. This well-rounded shooter is an easy Editors' Choice for under-$1,000 D-SLRs.

Superb still image and video quality. Excellent low-light shooting capability. Sharp, articulating LCD. Continuous autofocus during Live View shooting. Lots of useful in-camera effects.

Continuous autofocus in Live View is slow. Some lens noise when autofocusing in video mode. No 720p60 video recording.

In the PCMag Labs, we use the Imatest suite to objectively evaluate image quality. Under its cleanest conditions (at ISO 100) the D5100 delivered a center-weighted average of 1,860 lines per picture height—a result higher than 1,800 is very sharp. At...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Barney Britton (dpreview.com)

Nikon D5100 In-depth Review

 

The arrival of the D5100 appears to signal the completion of Nikons refresh of its non-pro DSLR lineup. Its feature set and pricing mean that it sits very comfortably between the beginner-friendly D3100 and the high-end D7000 - it's clearly aimed to...

Excellent image quality Unintimidating interface, but with plenty of manual control Articulated, high-res LCD screen Sophisticated AF system for the price Easy manual selection of off-center AF points Unusually fast Live View AF for a low-end DSLR (but...

Sub-optimal placement of some second-tier controls (like live view switch) Movie shooting button 'orphaned' from live view switch Buggy Live View / Movie Mode (movies aren't necessarily recorded at set aperture) No live histogram in live view AF still...

Conceptually, the D5100 perfectly fills the gap in Nikon's line-up between the entry-level D3100 and the much more enthusiast-orientated D7000 - marrying the ease-of-use of the former with the image quality of the latter. It also throws in a...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Nikon D5100 review: Nikon D5100

 

Nikon D5100

Excellent photo quality with a good noise profile, a streamlined shooting design for both photo and video, and a broad, practical feature set contribute to the ; 's strengths.

While it's fast, some aspects of the D5100's performance still lag behind its class.

Though it doesn't rank first based on any individual aspect of the camera, the Nikon D5100 delivers a solid combination of image quality, performance, features, and design that puts it out in front if you're looking for a well-rounded option under $1,000.

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : side (dpreview.com)

Nikon D5100 Review

 

Effective and easy-to-use features make the D5100 ideal for everyday photography/videography

Shooting fast action

The D5100 sits just above the D3100 in Nikon's product lineup and as such, it combines its younger sibling's ease of use with a slightly more advanced feature set. The D5100's trump card, however, is it's advanced 16MP sensor - inherited from the...

Expert review by : William Chambers (steves-digicams.com)

Nikon D5100 Preview

 

Nikon continues to bring exciting new models to their D-series line of powerful digital SLRs, with the D5100 being the latest addition (as of 4/2011). This model replaces the popular D5000 from 2009, with several upgrades; some of which are borrowed...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : TJ Donegan (camcorderinfo.com)

Nikon D5100Digital Camera Review

 

What follows is a quick overview of the video capabilities of the Nikon D5100. Read our comprehensive analysis and testing results in greater detail at DigitalCameraInfo.com.

While the D5000 represented a big leap forward for Nikon’s video-capable DSLRs, it left us a bit underwhelmed with a lack of control or full-time autofocus, and a tilting LCD that tended to interfere with tripod designs. The D5100 still doesn't offer...

Jun, 2011

Highly Recommended

Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Nikon D5100 Review

 

The Nikon D5100 is a new 16.2 megapixel DSLR camera that can record Full HD movies at 1920x1280 pixels / 25fps with stereo sound. A high-resolution 3-inch vari-angle LCD monitor makes it easier to compose your shots from difficult angles, while the...

The Nikon D5100 successfully bridges the gap between the beginner-friendly approach of the D3100 and the more complex D7000, with the latter's fantastic 16 megapixel sensor being the icing on the proverbial cake. The D5100 does have a few minor...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by : Shawn Barnett, Mike Tomkins, and Zig Weidelich (imaging-resource.com)

Nikon D5100

 

by Shawn Barnett and Mike Tomkins

Excellent image quality and high ISO performance, very similar to the D7000 ; Excellent dynamic range, especially from RAW ; Compact body ; Versatile left-hinged swivel LCD with high resolution ; Records 1080p movies at up to 30fps ; Dedicated movie...

No support for screw-drive autofocus ; Somewhat weak flash with narrow coverage ; Built-in flash does not support wireless operation ; No dedicated ISO button ; No control over shutter speed or ISO for movies, though aperture can be set before...

When we reviewed the preceding D5000 model two years ago, we found a lot to like, with a combination of great image quality and a fairly rich feature set, but we found ourselves questioning Nikon's choice of a bottom-mounted LCD articulation mechanism...

Expert review by : Shutterbug (shutterbug.com)

Nikon D5100: A Lightweight, 16MP APS-C D-SLR

 

The new Nikon D5100 D-SLR is a compact and lightweight DX-format camera. The body is about two-thirds the size of a D300, recording on SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. The similarly compact kit lens, an 18-55mm VR, provides good balance, and, along with my...

Feb, 2013

Price comparison for Nikon D5100

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$169.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Nikon Used Nikon D5100
The Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera offers wonderful opportunities for the photographer stepping up their...
$169.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Nikon Used Nikon D5100
The Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera offers wonderful opportunities for the photographer stepping up their...
$169.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Nikon Used Nikon D5100
The Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera offers wonderful opportunities for the photographer stepping up their...
$169.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Nikon Used Nikon D5100
The Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera offers wonderful opportunities for the photographer stepping up their...
$169.00 TO SHOP
MPB US Nikon Used Nikon D5100
The Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera offers wonderful opportunities for the photographer stepping up their...
$174.00 TO SHOP
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The Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Camera offers wonderful opportunities for the photographer stepping up their...
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