Nikon now announces its D5100 DSLR camera and ME-1 external mic

Nikon  DSLR D5100 camera with ME-1 external mic
Last time, when Canon released its new T3 DLSR camera. Today, Nikon had finally announced its new model D5100 DLSR with an ME-1 external mic. This said new gadget will be coming this April 21, 2011. It has a heavy focus on video, with continous autofocus and special effects.

D5100 have its 3 inch LCD that can rotate 180 degrees and it is viewable in different angle and have extremely sharp imagery of 920k. Video captures can be in 720p or 1080p at either 24 or 30 frames per second. Other great features of this camera is that you can capture video at night vision, can create HDR ( high dynamic range) photo by merging two photos of the same subject.

The external microphone ME-1 featured stereo recording and noise dampening components.The microphone rests on the camera's hotshoe and connects via the standard 3.5mm stereo input jack, making it compatible with virtually any D-SLR with these ports. The Nikon ME-1 microphone with be available this month and sell for $179.95.

The D5100 will feature the same 16.2 megapixel image sensor as the pricier Nikon D7000. Other specs for the D5100 include still captures at 4 fps, 11-point autofocus and price tag of $799.95 (body only) or $899.95 with a Nikon NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR lens. The D5100 will be available later this month.

Take a look at the snapshot of specifications of this camera below. Please click the image to enlarge if you cannot read.

Nikon D5100 specifications
Other informations will come out here as we get more info about this gadget. Check this out!