Summary Nikon P5100

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 69
Specifications Key specs
Help 3.5x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/2.7
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Nikon Coolpix P5100Nikon Coolpix P5100


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The Nikon P5100 vs other recent digicams

Size Quite small Help
Mid size (98×65×41 mm)
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting


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The Nikon P5100 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
240 shots
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Announced Old Help
August 2007
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
2,000 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
8 seconds


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Nikon Coolpix P5100
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Joeytdnp (5:39 PM, February 20, 2012)
I don't how to take a panorama picture with this machine