AppId is over the quota
Summary: Although it wasn’t expected until later this week, Best Buy is beating other retailers to the punch and releasing the Nikon D5100 digital SLR.
Although it wasn’t expected until later this week, Best Buy is beating other retailers to the punch and releasing the Nikon D5100 digital SLR.
Pricing is just as mentioned before: $899.99 with the 18-55VR kit lens. The bundle does not, however, include the external ME-1 microphone pictured here.
[Image Gallery: Nikon D5100]
In case you’ve forgotten about the mid-range D5100, here’s a refresher on some of the specs:DX-format 16.2-megapixel CMOS sensorEXPEED 2 image processorISO range:100 to 6,400 (Can be raised to ISO 25,600 at Hi 2)Records full HD 1080p clips at 24/25/30fps (includes autofocus in video mode)Swiveling 3-inch Vari-angle LCD monitor (921k-dot resolution)11-point AF systemContinuous shooting at 4fpsGPS compatible with optional unit10% lighter than D5000 DSLR
If you already have some lenses hanging around and want to save some cash, you could hold off and pre-order the body-only version from Amazon, which is priced at $799.99. It should start shipping on April 21st. Either way, you’ll get free shipping. Score!
Related coverage on ZDNet:
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.