Nikon announced the new D5100 which features auto focus, 1080p 30 & 24 fps video recording and an articulating screen all packed into a very small form factor.  $800 gets you the camera body or for $900 you can also get the 18-55mm VR kit lens.

Product Highlights

  • 3″ Vari-Angle 921K Resolution LCD
  • High Res 16.2 MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • 1080p HD Movies w/Full Time Autofocus
  • In-Camera Special Effects Mode
  • Fast 11-Point Autofocus System
  • In-Camera HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • ISO Sensitivity 100-6400
  • Built-In Speedlight Flash With i-TTL
  • 16 Automatic Exposure Scene Modes
  • Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning

Nikon also announced the ME-1, new external unidirectional stereo microphone.

via Engadget