No more rumors for this one. It’s official, Nikon announced its new entry level digital-SLR camera today, August 19, 2010! Along with this announcement are several new Nikkor lenses.

D3100 with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR

Here are some of the specs:

  • 14.2 megapixel DX sensor
  • Full HD 1080p
  • ISO 100-3200 (expandable to 12800)
  • 11 AF points
  • 3 inch LCD screen
  • Price: $699 or around Php 31,500

Watch this Nikon D3100 promotional video showcasing its new features!

Read more from these sites:
– Official Nikon Website
Nikon D3100 Brochure (pdf)
– DP Review
– Nikon Rumors

UPDATE! New Nikon DSLR Announced on September 15.
Nikon D7000
Mid-class, high-spec Nikon DX-format camera.
A compact, elegant body equipped with a new CMOS image sensor and a new image-processing engine, EXPEED 2

If you want to be one of the first to own the D3100 Nikon DSLR camera, Amazon.com is now accepting pre-orders. Check them out!