overview Light sensitivity

Light sensitivity Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO

Using a higher ISO setting captures more light, letting you avoid blur or shoot in low light situations. However, higher ISO settings usually result in lower quality images.

Learn more about max light sensitivity - ISO.

Compared To Compared to recent entry-level DSLRs

Out of 6 recent entry-level DSLRs, 2 have (significantly) better light sensitivity than the Nikon D5100.

Nikon D5100
6,400 ISO
Best
819,200 ISO
Average
102,400 ISO
Min
12,800 ISO