Nikon D3100 VS. Nikon D5000

                         

Compare Cameras

Nikon D3100
Nikon D5000

Summary

Nikon D3100

Cameras have come a long way and have evolved a lot. The Nikon D3100 (Body) Digital SLR Camera camera has CMOS Sensor sensor. As far as the ISO levels are concerned, this camera supports Auto, 100-3200 ISO. Movies can be recorded at a resolution of 1920×1080 Pixels (1080p HD),1280×720 Pixels (720p HD). It supports memory card types of SD, SDHC, SDXC. Overall, this camera weighs and has 3 Inch display to click, and preview images. Nikon D3100 (Body) Digital SLR Camera Price in IndiaNikon D3100 (Body) Digital SLR Camera Price in India is approximately ₹66,860.

Nikon D5000

Cameras have come a long way and have evolved a lot. The Nikon D5000 (Body) Digital SLR Camera camera has CMOS Sensor sensor. As far as the ISO levels are concerned, this camera supports Auto, Manual, 200-6400 ISO. Movies can be recorded at a resolution of 1280×720 Pixels (720p HD). It supports memory card types of SD, SDHC. Overall, this camera weighs and has 2.7 Inch display to click, and preview images. Nikon D5000 (Body) Digital SLR Camera Price in IndiaNikon D5000 (Body) Digital SLR Camera Price in India is approximately ₹91,602.

Connectivity

Nikon D3100

HDMI, GPS

Nikon D5000

HDMI, GPS

Resolution

Nikon D3100

14.2 MP Resolution

Nikon D5000

12.3 MP Resolution

Accessories in Box

Nikon D3100

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL14,Quick Charger MH-24,Eyepiece Cap DK-5,Rubber Eyecup DK-20,USB Cable UC-E4,Video Cable EG-D100,Camera Strap AN-DC3,Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1,Body Cap BF-1A, Software Suite CD-ROM

Nikon D5000

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9e, Quick Charger MH-23, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio/Video Cable EG-CP14, Camera Strap AN-DC3, Eyepiece Cap DK-5, Rubber Eyecup DK-24, Body Cap BF-1A, Accessory Shoe Cover BS-1, Software Suite CD-ROM (Supplied accessories may differ depending on country or area)

Video Resolution

Nikon D3100

1920×1080 Pixels (1080p HD),1280×720 Pixels (720p HD)

Nikon D5000

1280×720 Pixels (720p HD)

Video FPS

Nikon D3100

1080p Frame rate : 24720p Frame rate : 24, 25, 30

Nikon D5000

720p Frame rate : 24

Video File Format

Nikon D3100

MOV

Nikon D5000

Slow Motion Effect

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

Yes

File System

Nikon D3100

EXIF

Nikon D5000

EXIF

Memory Card Type

Nikon D3100

SD, SDHC, SDXC

Nikon D5000

SD, SDHC

Lens Mount

Nikon D3100

Nikkor F

Nikon D5000

Nikkor F

Battery Type

Nikon D3100

Li-ion

Nikon D5000

Li-ion

Battery

Nikon D3100

Rechargeable(proprietary)

Nikon D5000

Rechargeable(proprietary)

No. of shots in single charge

Nikon D3100

550 Shots

Nikon D5000

510 Shots

Battery Model

Nikon D3100

EN-EL19

Nikon D5000

EN-EL9a

Type

Nikon D3100

Digital SLR

Nikon D5000

Digital SLR

Brand

Nikon D3100

Nikon

Nikon D5000

Nikon

Other Connectivity Features

Nikon D3100

FAT / FAT32,Supports firmware update via SD card

Nikon D5000

WIFI

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

No

Bluetooth

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

No

USB Port

Nikon D3100

Yes Type 2.0, 480 MB

Nikon D5000

Yes Type 2.0, 480 MB

HDML Port

Nikon D3100

Yes

Nikon D5000

Yes version 1.3

NFC

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

No

PictBridge

Nikon D3100

Yes

Nikon D5000

No

Exposure Lock

Nikon D3100

Yes

Nikon D5000

Yes

Exposure Modes

Nikon D3100

Aperture priority, Automatic Mode, Full manual, Program Mode, Scene Mode, Shutter Speed priority

Nikon D5000

Aperture priority, Automatic Mode, Full manual, Program Mode, Scene Mode, Shutter Speed priority

Camera Dimension

Nikon D3100

124 x 96 x 74.5 mm

Nikon D5000

127 x 104 x 80 mm

Weight

Nikon D3100

455 Gram

Nikon D5000

560 Gram

Protection

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

No

Available Colors

Nikon D3100

Black

Nikon D5000

Black

ISO

Nikon D3100

Auto, 100-3200 ISO

Nikon D5000

Auto, Manual, 200-6400 ISO

White Balance

Nikon D3100

Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent

Nikon D5000

Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent

Iris Control

Nikon D3100

Yes

Nikon D5000

Yes

Auto Focus

Nikon D3100

Yes Contrast detection, Phase detection

Nikon D5000

Yes Phase detection

In Camera Editing

Nikon D3100

Pictures, Red-eye correction when previewing, Videos, Movie Mode Create, Movie Mode Edit, Creative, Calendar, Frame, Before and After, Color Outline, D-Lighting,Filter Effects, Fisheye, Image Overlay, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, NEF (RAW) Processing, Perspective Control, Quick Retouch,Small Pic, Straighten, Trim, Color Balance,Picture Control System-Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified

Nikon D5000

Pictures, Red-eye correction when previewing, Color Balance, Color Outline, D-Lighting, Distortion Control ,Filter Effects, Fisheye ,Image Overlay ,Monochrome, NEF (RAW) Processing Perspective Control ,Quick Retouch,Small picture ,Stop Motion, Straighten ,Trim

Touch Focus

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

No

HDR Mode

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

No

Drive Mode

Nikon D3100

Yes Single frame,Continuous,Self-timer,Quiet shutter release

Nikon D5000

Yes Continuous Frame Shooting (Approx 4 FPS), Delayed remote, Live View [LV] mode, Quick Response, Quiet shutter-release ,Self-timer Mode, Single-frame [S] mode

Burst Mode

Nikon D3100

Yes NEF (RAW) + JPEG fine-19.8MB, RAW-12.9MB,JPEG-6.9MB

Nikon D5000

Yes Continuous, Single shot

Scene Modes

Nikon D3100

Children, Close-up(Macro), Landscape, Night portrait, Portrait, Sports

Nikon D5000

Beach/Snow, Candlelight, Children, Close-up(Macro), Landscape, Night portrait, Party Mode, Portrait, Sports, Sunset

Self Timer

Nikon D3100

10 seconds, 2 seconds

Nikon D5000

10 seconds, 2 seconds

Microphone

Nikon D3100

Yes

Nikon D5000

Yes

Image Stabilization

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

Yes Type : Optical

Manual Focus

Nikon D3100

Yes

Nikon D5000

Yes

A/F Points

Nikon D3100

11 Points

Nikon D5000

11 Points

Video Formats

Nikon D3100

MOV

Nikon D5000

Minimum Image Resolution

Nikon D3100

3 MP

Nikon D5000

3 MP

Image Formats

Nikon D3100

JPEG, RAW

Nikon D5000

JPEG, RAW

Warranty Period

Nikon D3100

2 Years

Nikon D5000

2 Years

Processor Model

Nikon D3100

Expeed 2 Processor

Nikon D5000

Expeed Processor

Sensor Format

Nikon D3100

DX

Nikon D5000

DX

Sensor Type

Nikon D3100

CMOS Sensor

Nikon D5000

CMOS Sensor

Sensor Size

Nikon D3100

23.1 x 15.4 mm

Nikon D5000

23.6 x 15.8 mm

Sensor Effective Resolution

Nikon D3100

14.2 MP Resolution

Nikon D5000

12.3 MP Resolution

Display Type

Nikon D3100

LCD

Nikon D5000

LCD

Display Resolution

Nikon D3100

230000 dots

Nikon D5000

230000 dots

Supported Languages

Nikon D3100

20

Nikon D5000

17

Display Size

Nikon D3100

3 Inch

Nikon D5000

2.7 Inch

Moveable Display

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

Yes

View Finder

Nikon D3100

Yes Penta mirror

Nikon D5000

Yes Penta mirror

Touchscreen

Nikon D3100

No

Nikon D5000

No

Brightness Adjustment

Nikon D3100

Yes levels

Nikon D5000

Yes 7 levels

Flash Mount

Nikon D3100

Yes

Nikon D5000

Yes

Built-in Flash

Nikon D3100

Yes

Nikon D5000

Yes

Flash Features

Nikon D3100

External flash, Flash exposure compensation, Manual power adjustment

Nikon D5000

External flash, Flash exposure compensation

Direct Print

Nikon D3100

PictBridge

Nikon D5000

Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0 DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)