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Review of Nikon D3100 14.2MP Digital SLR Camera
4.70 stars Excellent Form 2597 Reviews
Reviewed on: June 01, 2013 Author:
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  • Easy to use and hold, Ergonomic grip
  • Lightweight, Small Frame and bigger screen
  • Excellent picture quality
  • ISO also has a huge range
  • On Camera Image editing feature
  • Great auto white balance
  • Reasonable price and worth the price


  • Lack of AEB (automatic exposure bracketing)
  • It is limited to 10-minute video clips
  • No infrared sensor in front for wireless remote
  • Auto focus motor is noisy
  • LCD screen is fixed on the camera
  • Nothing to tie lens cap to camera
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Nikon D3100 14.2MP Digital SLR Camera. The BoolPool rating for this product is Excellent, with 4.70 stars, and the price range is $450.

Nikon D3100 14.2MP Digital SLR is an amazing camera for the price, especially for someone getting their first DSLR. It has an improved resolution of 14.2 MP compared with the 10.2 MP of the previous model. It can shoot HD video (1080p) which was not previously available at this price point. It comes with EXPEED 2 which is Nikon's new image processing engine and live view to help you frame your shot using the LCD screen.

Some users complain about lack of AEB and infrared sensor in front for wireless remote. Also users do not like that LCD screen is fixed on the camera and that there is nothing to tie lens cap to camera.

Most users think that this is an amazing camera and the best if you are planning on making a transition from a point and shoot series camera to the DSLRs category. For the amateur photographer who wants a simple to use, lightweight, high picture quality camera you can't go wrong with the Nikon D3100

User Voice
Nikon D3100 14.2MP Digital SLR Camera
Reasonable Price Ergonomic design Lightweight Good build quality
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
5.00 stars
8 Reviews See Details
Takes great pictures in Auto Mode Camera has many different modes - Fully automatic to fully manual
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
4.50 stars
9 Reviews See Details
Users like manual control of ISO Excellent image quality Good performance in low lights
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
4.50 stars
43 Reviews See Details
Users recommend this camera This camera is comparable to Canon T1i and T2i
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.50 stars
10 Reviews See Details
Well worth the price HD 1080p video Much cheaper to buy the kit Competitive features
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
5.00 stars
14 Reviews See Details
Takes good photos Fast shutter mode is good for sports pictures VR mode prevents unclear pictures when hands shake while taking picture Guide mode helps in taking great pictures
Review Group #: 6 Rating :
4.50 stars
15 Reviews See Details
Lightweight Easy to hold Comfortable grip Easy to use Lots of features
Review Group #: 7 Rating :
5.00 stars
16 Reviews See Details
Good buying and delivery experience from Amazon Excellent camera
Review Group #: 8 Rating :
4.50 stars
17 Reviews See Details
Amazing camera Takes wonderful pictures There is delay in viewing pictures Good auto white balance
Review Group #: 9 Rating :
4.50 stars
27 Reviews See Details
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