Nikon D3100 New SLR: Specs, Release Date and Price

Nikon have now upgraded their D3000 camera to a brand new kitted out model the “D3100 SLR” and for those who like the latest up to date gadgets, this brand new, compact, lightweight model to the Nikon range will be available in September retailing at $700.

According to Charlie Sorrel at Gadget Lab, the D3100 will come with some fantastic new improved features. Features such as the facility to shoot videos using full 1080p H.264 video in an impressive AVCHD wrapper. With the new 14.2 mega pixel DX sensor and learn-as-you-grow guide mode, what more could be simpler? Users will benefit from this as images can be sampled using certain settings.

The new D3100 will no doubt give razor sharp pictures using the unique “Fast 11-point Autofocus system”, and to change your photo setting to portrait, landscape, child or sports to name but a few can be adopted using the “picture control” button.

What do you think about the D3100’s fantastic features? We would like to hear your comments below. To check out more on the spec log onto Gadget Lab

  • Brn

    If they didn't improve the ISO functionality, it's not worth the money. My D3000 might as well stop at ISO 800.

  • LeRoi

    Where's the release date in the article?

  • dan

    I talked to Nikon customer service, it should be in all stores by Sept. 23

  • Chris

    Anyone have an idea what it will retail for?

  • paul

    Seems to be around £500 for body and £580 for bundle deals with lens