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Dave Dugdale over at Learning DSLR Video pits the recently announced Nikon D5100 up against its similarly-priced brethren, the Canon T3i. Dave runs through low light, aliasing, and rolling shutter tests (be sure to watch it in HD). The interesting thing about the D5100 is, despite its visuals holding up pretty well in the comparisons, according to Dave it lacks basic manual movie controls (for those, you have to step up to the D7000), which makes the T3i a better choice for filmmakers. Here’s the shootout: More »

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Nikon has announced a successor to its D5000 DSLR, the aptly-named D5100. The D5100 brings to the table a 16.2 Megapixel APS-C sensor, articulating 920k dot LCD screen, and most importantly steps up from the D5000′s limited movie mode (5 minutes of 720p) to the ability to shoot 20-minute shots of 1080p at 24/30fps in h.264. More »