A moving experience in digital photography that everyone can enjoy.

Color Variation
  • * Color availability may vary according to region
  • DX-format, 14.2 effective megapixel CMOS image sensor [NEW]
    - Softly defocused backgrounds that only a D-SLR can produce
  • EXPEED 2 - Nikon's new image processing engine [NEW]
    - Faithful color reproduction and smooth, beautiful gradations
  • ISO sensitivity 100-3200 (expandable to ISO 12800 equivalent)
    - Great performance and less blur in dimly lit settings
  • Active D-Lighting - Beautiful balancing of light and shade
  • Picture Control - Customizing images before the shot
  • Guide Mode - The sure way to obtain desired results
  • Scene Modes - Your short cut to expected results
  • Scene Auto Selector - Letting D3100 decide the best mode to match the scene
  • Help function - One-touch access to in-camera assistance
  • Info display format - Choose the view that's right for you
  • D-Movie - Breathtaking full HD 1080p movies [NEW]
  • Live View - Live View with new AF modes and large 7.5-cm (3-in.) monitor
  • AF Mode for Live View and Movie Shooting - New autofocus (AF) modes help capture moving subjects
  • AF-area modes for live view and movies - Four modes to capture subject
  • 11-point AF system - Quick, accurate autofocus ready for the decisive moment
  • Advanced white balance control - More natural whites
  • Built-in pop-up flash - Additional light whenever needed
  • Convenient and powerful Speedlight SB-400 (sold separately)
  • Scene Recognition System - Intelligent operation in any setting
  • Ample image and movie editing functions - In-camera image and movie editing
  • High-performance NIKKOR lenses - The right choice for amazing photos and full HD movies.
  • Nikon's original VR system - Less camera-shake blur in images and viewfinder
  • Compact and lightweight - Easy operation and take-anywhere portability
  • Continuous 3 fps shooting - Catch the decisive moment
  • Eye-Fi support - Transfer photos and movies wirelessly
  • Easy-to-view finder - New superimposed indicators for a better view
  • New shutter mechanism - Quiet shooting, even with Live View
  • Rangefinder - Quick and easy focusing
  • Nikon Integrated Dust Reduction System - Prevent dust from ruining photos
  • Image playback with transitions [NEW] - View photos with striking special effects
  • Convenient playback - Find images instantly by date
  • Date imprint - Stamp photos with shooting date
  • Long-lasting lithium-ion battery [NEW] - Plenty of stamina for plenty of photos
  • ViewNX 2 software [NEW] - Your imaging toolbox (bundled) - Smart image management with a PC
  • Capture NX 2 software - Expanded creative control (sold separately)
    - Intuitive operation for the finishing touch
  • my Picturetown - Free image sharing and storage - Share photos and movies on the web