Nikon's latest consumer DSLR, Nikon D5100, is a member of the popular D5000 series meant for the enthusiastic photographer. The DSLR camera is built with 23.6 x 15.6 mm CMOS image sensor and EXPEED 2 processor giving you exquisite image quality at 16.2 megapixels. You can record videos in Full-HD mode at 1920 x 1080p (24, 25, 30 fps). The Nikon D5100 weighs 509 g, with dimensions of 128 x 96.9 x 78.7 mm. The camera is compact and has a rounded firm hand grip. The camera has an eye level pentamirror optical viewfinder with 0.78 x magnification and a 95 percent field of view. This Nikon digital SLR camera's hallmark feature is the vari-angle 3-inch TFT LCD screen with 921,000 dot pixels for a truly enjoyable Live View at any angle. This articulated LCD opens 170 degrees to the left and can be rotated up to 90 degrees clockwise. It also moves 180 degrees anti-clockwise for a more comfortable view when your DSLR is tripod bound. A convenient lever is placed at the top of the DSLR which lets you switch to Live Mode with one easy move. The Video Record button is placed next to the shutter release for easy access to record those sudden yet fleeting moments. This SLR camera has a rechargeable Li-Ion EN-EL14 battery with which you can take 660 shots when completely charged. As for storage, you can use SD, SDHC or SDXC memory cards to store your photos and videos in the camera. The D5100 comes with a lens that is fitted on a Nikon F Bayonet mount. The D5100 comes with 11 point auto focus sensor and 3D tracking facility allows for superior photography. The 3D tracking helps you automatically sharp focus moving objects by predicting its movement.The ISO sensitivity of the Nikon DSLR ranges from 100 to 6400. You can extended up to a whopping 25600 equivalent to give you better results in dim light situations. The four noise reduction settings give you the freedom to shoot good pictures in any lighting.