This seemed to satisfy the thirst of the forward Nikonia cheap DSLR with Full HD recording capabilities like a stronghold of Canon, with its series of EOS 550D.
CMOS-based camera-resolution 14-megapixel sensor is indeed positioned for novice users. With the shape similar to Nikon D3000, this camera comes with the ability to record full HD (1080p). The difference might only exist 'in'. The camera is also fully equipped Expeed2 processor.
As quoted from the site detikINET Nikon, Thursday (19/08/2010), D3100 comes with the kit lens AF-S 18-55mm VR. In addition, this camera still offers a 11-point Auto Focus (AF) 3-inch LCD display supported resolution of 230,000 pixels.
This product is priced at U.S. $ 699 or about USD 6.2 million, along with 18-55mm lens kit. Here are some features in Nikon DSLR D3100:
* Comes with a live view
* Effective pixels: 14.2 million
* Image Sensor: 23.1 x 15.4 mm CMOS sensor
* File format: NEF (RAW), JPEG, NEF (RAW) + JPEG
* Media: SD, SDHC, SDXC
* Continuous AF in live view or video mode
* 3-inch LCD
* 11 point Auto-Focus
* AVCHD video codec (H.264), HDMI out