With a Nikon D3100, users get the functionality they need as well as the flexibility they desire. On this SLR digital camera, there is a 3.1x digital zoom. However, since this Nikon D3100 comes in a kit with lenses, users can select the lens that will work best for each situation. With a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080, users can effectively record video on this SLR digital camera. This Nikon 14.2 MP camera has a 3-inch screen that allows great visibility of what is recorded or captured. The black coloring of the Nikon D3100 helps the camera look professional and effective. In addition to working with different lenses, this Nikon 14.2 MP camera features a Nikon F bayonet mount for adjustment. The SD card slot on this camera allows the user to choose the memory size of the camera. At about 16 oz. before adding a lens, this camera is lightweight and portable.