Lab Test: Nikon D3100

Nikon overhauls its starter DSLR, a solid choice for shooters on a budget.

NikonD3100main

NikonD3100main

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Lens: 145mm
ISO: 3200
Aperture: 5.6
Shutter: 1/4000 sec
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Lens: 300mm
ISO: 800
Aperture: f/5.6
Shutter: 1/500 sec
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Lens: 28mm
ISO: 800
Aperture: f/5.6
Shutter: 1/500 sec
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Lens: 28mm
ISO: 800
Aperture: f/5.6
Shutter: 1/2000 sec
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Lens: 28mm
ISO: 800
Aperture: f/8
Shutter: 1/1600 sec
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Lens: 28mm
ISO: 800
Aperture: f/8
Shutter: 1/400 sec
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Lens: 21mm
ISO: 800
Aperture: f/4.5
Shutter: 1/2500 sec
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Lens: 72mm
ISO: 200
Aperture: f/5
Shutter: 1/640
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Lens: 300mm
ISO: 200
Aperture: f/8
Shutter: 1/200 sec
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Lens: 72mm
ISO: 200
Aperture: f/8
Shutter: 1/60 sec
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Lens: 10.5mm
ISO: 200
Aperture: f/8
Shutter: 1/125 sec
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Lens: 10.5mm
ISO: 200
Aperture: f/5.6
Shutter: 1/64 sec
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Lens: 10.5mm
ISO: 400
Aperture: f/16
Shutter: 1/500 sec
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Philip Ryan