Ultra-fast and accurate auto focus with 179 AF points and 6Fps
Snap into focus with ultra-fast 0.07 second AF (Auto Focus) speed and never miss the moment. The 5100 also realizes up to 6fps continuous shooting with AF tracking by making the most of the wide-area 179-point phase-detection AF sensor. Even when dealing with a moving subject the 5100's superb moving-subject tracking performance ensures you get the shot during still or video capture.
Capture life in high resolution with 24MP APS-C sensor
You get incredible detail and gorgeous enlargements thanks to the newly developed 24.3 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor. It has higher resolution than most DSLRs and adopts the same gapless on-chip lens structure as the 7R for ultimate image quality and light sensitivity.
Instant sharing via smartphone with Wi-Fi and NFC
Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to control your camera with your compatible Smartphone or Tablet. Frame an image on your smartphone's LCD, and simply click the camera's shutter from your device. You can even transfer the images taken directly to your mobile device for quick editing and uploading - sharing has never been easier. With NFC (near field communication) - connectivity has been simplified to one-touch. Simply touch the camera to the compatible NFC enabled device to connect.
Record Full HD 1080/24/60P video up to 50MB/s
Make movie magic with Full HD 1920 x 1080 video in cinematic 24p, or capture fast action at incredible 60p and 60i frame-rates. Made even easier with the 5100's 179 point AF (auto focus) system - tracking moving subjects is not a problem. Selectable in-camera - XAVC S for broadcast quality - high 50Mb/s bitrate, Blu-ray quality - AVCHD or simple and easier to upload to the web - MP4 codecs are available. For serious videographers, sending uncompressed 8bit 4:2:2 clean-screen video files to external recording devices is possible via the HDMI connection.