Top 20 Best Nikon D3100 Prime Lenses Reviews & Comparison [Ultimate Guide]

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The Best Nikon D3100 Prime Lenses Deals This Week: 

Bestseller No. 1
YONGNUO YN50mm F1.8N Standard Prime Lens, Large Aperture Auto Manual Focus AF MF for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • 【Features】YN50MM lens for Nikon, F1.8 large aperture, 6 blades in 5 groups, 7pcs Aperture blades. Auto Focus and Manual Focus
  • A great 50mm prime lens, and this is an excellent addition to the Nikon 12-50mm kit lens;
  • Supports auto focus and manual focus modes ( AF MF ); Supports full-frame and APS-C format cameras;
  • This YONGNUO lens adopts gold plated metal contacts, which effectively improves the signal conductivity and corrosion resistance;
  • This 50mm 1.8N lens supports M/AV/TV/P and other camera shooting modes, and parameters used to take pictures can be displayed in the EXIF Information;
Bestseller No. 2
JINTU 85mm f1,8 Manual Fixed Prime Camera Lens for Nikon SLR D5600 D3200 D610 D750 D780 D810 D850 D3300 D3500 D5100 D5200 D5300 D7100 D7200 D90 D3100
  • 【Note】: Full Manual lens, No auto focus, when lens not attached, Please enable "M mode " or "Release without lens" in the setting of camera menu
  • Standard 85mm Manual focus full frame lens, good for portrait, subject, architecture and landscape photography.
  • Wide aperture of f1.8 with 6 diaphragm blades, designed to produce super smooth round blur effect (bokeh). Lens construction is 6 elements in 6 groups with decent build quality, capable of delivering sharp and clear images.
  • ★ Widely compatible with Nikon camera D5 D4S Df D4 D850 D810 D800 D800E D300S D610 D600 D7500 D7200 D7100 D7000 D5600 D5300 D5200 D5100 D5000 D90 D3400 D3300 D3200 D3100 D3S D750 D700 D500 D1 D1H D100 D2H D1X D70 D2X D50 D70s D2Hs D200 D80 D2Xs D40 D40X D300 D3 D60
  • Adopt Multi-layer coating technology is used on both sides of the lens to restore more realistic colors.
Bestseller No. 3
YONGNUO YN35mm F2N Lens, 1:2 AF MF Wide-Angle Fixed Prime Auto Focus Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • 【Features】YN35MM F2N, F2 large aperture, 7 blades in 5 groups, 7pcs Aperture blades. Auto Focus and Manual Focus. Support live view (Lv) focus. USB Firmware Upgrade.
  • 【Large Aperture, 7pcs Aperture Blades】F2 large aperture, which blur the background and makes photography with more fun.The aperture blades up to 7 pieces, which allows you able to shoot the near-circular diffuse plaques, appropriately narrow the apertures can shoot the 14 astral effect.
  • 【Supports AF MF and Live View(Lv) Focus】This 35MM F2 lens supports auto focus (AF) and manual focus (MF) mode, allows you choose the focus mode as needed. Turn on the live view(Lv) can be conveniently focus in high angle and low angle, or achieve precise focus through the expanding horizons in the screen.
  • 【Compatible with Nikon F Mount】D7100, D7200, D7000, D7300 D810, D800, D750, D700, D610, D600, D5200, D5300, D5400 ,D3100, D3200, D3300 ,D90, D80, D70s, D70, D60 and for other Nikon DSLR cameras not listed here
  • 【Additional Function】YN35mm F2 supports full-frame and APS-C format cameras. Supports M/AV/TV/P and other camera shooting modes,and can be displayed the aperture data in the EXIF Information. Metal Bayonet, Outstanding durability. Supports Multiple Shooting Modes. Glass Lenses, Multi-coated.
Bestseller No. 4
JINTU 420-1600mm f/8.3 HD Manual Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon Nikon SLR Cameras 4000D 2000D T7 T7i T6 T6i T5 T5i 80D 77D 650D 70D 60D 50D 5D D5600 D5500 D3100 D3200 D3300 D3400 D90 D5200 D7500
  • Long Distance Lens --This 420-1600mm lens special designed for capturing clear long-distance camera shots which can allows photographers to capture sports or wildlife. Ideal for astro and animal photography.
  • 2X Teleconverter----The 2X Teleconverter has doubled the power of the 420-800mm lens to 1600mm. The ultra long zoom allows you to capture elusive wildlife and distant landscapes or celestial wonders.
  • 2x Adapters Supply--with the adapters we supply, this lens can be used with many cameras.Compatible with Canon SLR Cameras 5d, mark ii, 5d mark iii, 80d, 90D, 60d, 450d, 500d, 550d, 600d, 650d, 700d, 750d, 1100d , 1200d, 4000D 400d, 1d mkii, Rebel t4i, t3i, t2i, t1i, xt, xti, xsi, xs etc...... also Compatible with Nikon D4 D810 D800 D750 D700 D610 D600 D300S D7200 D7100 D5300 D5300 D5200 D5100 D5000 D3300 D3200 D3100 etc.....
  • Quality Construction - Full body made of metal. Multi coated low-dispersion glass, anti-reflection coating, this telephoto zoom lens delivers exceptional clarity. Manual focus can gives you a total control for your photo.
  • Note: "Lens Not Attached" , pls setting camera dial mode to M mode will be work. This is FULL Manual lens without Auto Focus. Do not display aperture values on camera
Bestseller No. 5
Altura Photo 52MM 0.43x Professional HD Wide Angle Lens (w/Macro Portion) for Nikon D7100 D7000 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D3300 D3200 D3100 D3000 DSLR Cameras
  • LENS ATTACHMENT: Easily screws on to the front of your lens, and instantly expands the field of view for breathtaking wide-angle photography. Features a detachable macro lens for extremely high-resolution close-ups of small objects.
  • LENS COMPATIBILITIES: Popular 52MM Lens models including Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II, Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G, Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 is Macro STM, Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM, Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM, Sigma 30mm F1.4 Contemporary DC DN for Canon EF-M, Sigma 30mm F1.4 Contemporary DC DN for Sony E, FUJIFILM XC 15-45mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS PZ, FUJIFILM XF 35mm f/1.4 R, Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-150mm f/4-5.6 ASPH. MEGA O.I.S.
  • CAMERA MODELS: NIKON DSLR D5 D500 D610 D750 D810 D850 D3500 D3400 D3300 D3200 D3100 D5600 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D7500 D7200 D7100. Also compatible with the Canon EOS M Compact System Mirrorless Cameras M3 M5 M6 M10 M50 M100 M200 .
  • NOTE: PLEASE VERIFY YOUR CAMERA'S LENS THREAD SIZE BEFORE ORDERING. This Wide-Angle is compatible with 52MM lenses only. Lens sizes vary regardless of camera brand or model. Your camera's lens thread size will be marked somewhere on the lens barrel or printed underneath your lens cap. This number is always preceded by a ''Ø'' (diameter) symbol. For example: Ø52= 52mm lens thread size.
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: Backed by Our 90-Day Satisfaction Guarantee.
Bestseller No. 6
Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Lens for DSLR Cameras Basic Accessory Kit
  • Exclusive Nikon 50mm f/1.8G Lens (Internation Model) includes:
  • Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Lens An essential lens if ever there was one, the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G from Nikon is the classic normal-length prime featuring a bright maximum aperture and lightweight design. Corresponding to the natural field of view, the 50mm focal length is well-suited for a wide variety of subjects, including everything from landscape to portraiture.
  • Commander Optics 58mm UV Filter, Nikon Soft Lens Case
  • Commander Optics 58mm Tulip Hood, Lens Cleaning Pen, Lens Cleaning Cloth and Nikon Lens Cap
  • This Lens is Compatible with: Nikon D3000, Nikon D3100, Nikon D3200, Nikon D3300, Nikon D3400, Nikon D3500, Nikon D4s, Nikon D5, Nikon D500, Nikon D5200, Nikon D5300, Nikon D5500, Nikon D5600, Nikon D6, Nikon D610, Nikon D7100, Nikon D7200, Nikon D750, Nikon D7500, Nikon D780, Nikon D800E, Nikon D810, Nikon D810A, Nikon D850, Nikon Df
SaleBestseller No. 7
Nikon AF FX NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8D Lens for Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Autofocus system is compatible with select Nikon DSLRs that support D-type lenses and have an autofocus motor.
  • NOTE: THIS LENS WILL NOT AUTOFOCUS with D3000, D3100, D3200, D3300, D3400, D3500, D5000, D5100, D5200, D5300, D5500, D5600, D40, D40X AND D60. These cameras will only allow for manual focus with AF-D type lenses.
  • Focal Length : 50 mm (FX), 75mm (DX)
  • Great for travel and for shooting full-length portraits in available light
  • English (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 8
High-Power 420-800mm f/8 Manual Telephoto Lens for Nikon D500, D600, D610, D700, D750, D800, D810, D850, D3100, D3200, D3300, D3400, D3500, D5000, D5200, D5300, D5500, D5600, D7100, D7200, D7500
  • High-Power Telephoto Lens - This 420mm-800mm lens, a must-have long range lens, is designed for capturing clear long-distance camera shots, providing enhanced photographic flexibility. This premier long lens allows photographers to capture sports or wildlife like never before.
  • Superior Optics - Incorporating multi-coated optical glass, this lens offers a consistent quality with vibrant and sharp images. The 62mm filter thread serves to offer additional protection and image enhancement.
  • Precision at its Best - With its 420mm-800mm focal length and 62mm filter thread, capture intricately detailed photos. The sophisticated f/8.3 aperture ensures photos are crisp and clear, highlighting your subject matter beautifully.
  • Quality Build and Design - Boasting a high index and low dispersion, this telephoto zoom lens delivers exceptional clarity and minimal distortion. Precise manual focus gives you a total control over your images.
  • F-Mount Compatibility - Built for Nikon F-Mount, this 420mm-800mm lens secures to your DSLR with ease, maximizing camera-lens integration for superior picture quality. This feature ensures sharp, detailed shots every time.
Bestseller No. 9
High-Power 500mm/1000mm f/8 Manual Telephoto Lens for Nikon D500, D600, D610, D700, D750, D800, D810, D850, D3100, D3200, D3300, D3400, D3500, D5000, D5200, D5300, D5500, D5600 D7200 D7500 (Black)
  • High Power Telephoto Lens - Achieve superior image quality with our 500mm/1000mm f/8 manual telephoto lens for Nikon DSLR in sleek black. The high index, low dispersion multi-coated optical glass assures clear, sharp photos every time.
  • F-Mount Compatibility - Attuned for an F-Mount, this Nikon 500mm lens secures to your DSLR with ease, maximizing camera-lens integration for superior picture quality. This feature ensures sharp, detailed shots every time
  • Exceptional Magnification - The 2X Teleconverter doubles the lens power to a groundbreaking 1000mm. Whether you're capturing elusive wildlife, distant landscapes, or celestial wonders, this lens brings your subjects closer than you ever thought possible.
  • Manual Precision - Fine-tune your shots with manual focus and aperture, giving you complete creative control over your images allowing unparalleled creative expression and versatility.
  • Durability- Built to withstand the rigors of outdoor shooting, the lens features a robust black finish and durable construction, making it a reliable companion for your photographic adventures.
Bestseller No. 10
Lightdow 85mm F1.8 Medium Telephoto Manual Focus Full Frame Portrait Lens for Nikon D7500 D7200 D5600 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D3500 D3400 D3300 D3200 D850 D810 D800 D750 D610 D500 D60 D6 D5 D4 etc
  • 🚩【Warm Tips】This is a FULL Manual Lens, NO Electronic Contacts, your camera will not detect the lens when mounted ,please switch to MF MODE in order to use this lens correctly. For most Nikon DSLR cameras, after installing the manual lens, there will be an error of"Lens not attached". After setting to M mode the error will disappear and then you can useour lenses normally.
  • 📷【Wide Application】The 85mm F1.8 Camera lens for Nikon D850 D810 D810A D800 D800E D780 D750 D700 D610 D600 D500 D300 D300S D200 D100;D7500 D7200 D7100 D7000 D5600 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D5000 D3500 D3400 D3300 D3200 D3100 D3000 D90 D80 D70 D70S D60 D50 D40X D40;D6 D5 D4S D4 D3S D3X D3 D2XS D2X D2H D1X D1H D1 etc.
  • 📷【Full Manual Focus Operation】The focus lens require complete manual focus operation on dslr camera to align with lens body,You need to adjust the shutter speed, ISO, aperture, etc., and then shoot again. NOT suitable for SLR beginners, recommended for photographers with excellent experience in equipment.
  • 📷【85mm F1.8 Manual Lens】6 pieces of circular aperture, smooth and large focus rings internal focusing(IF) hybrid aspherical lenses (H-ASP), ultra multi coating(UMC).Large Aperture with a pleasing bokeh quality to further enhance shallow depth of field images.
  • 🎁【Package Included & Quality Services】1x 85mm F1.8 Lens; 1x Lens bag; 1x Lens cloth; 1x User Manual. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us, we will provide friendly service within 24 hours.
Bestseller No. 12
Lightdow 135mm f/2.8 FE UMC Full Frame Telephoto Lens for Nikon D850 D810 D800 D750 D700 D610 D300 D3100 D3200 D3300 D3400 D5100 D5200 D5300 D5500 D5600 etc
  • Ultra Multi-Coated (UMC) Glass Aperture range of f/2.8 - f/22 with 12 diaphragm blades
  • Constructed of 6 Glass Elements in 6 Groups and boasts a minimum focusing distance of only 5 ft.
  • Compatible with Nikon cameras, such as for Nikon D5, D4s, D4, D3x, Df, D810, D800, D750, D610, D500, D7500, D7200, D7100, D5600, D5500, D5300, D5200, D3400, & D3300 Digital SLR Cameras
  • Compatible with both full frame and APS-C format cameras, this lens provides a 35mm focal length equivalence of 202.5mm when used on APS-C cameras.
  • NOTE: This is a manual lens, NO Electronic Contacts, your camera will not detect the lens when mounted, that's why it shows "Lens Not Attached", please switch to MF MODE in order to use this lens correctly. Tips to use our Manual Lens: 1) Set the mode dial to Manual (M). 2) Set the Release w/o Lens option in the camera menu to Enable. 3) Set the Shutter lock option in the camera menu to Off: no lens.
SaleBestseller No. 13
Nikon D3100 Digital SLR Camera Body (Kit Box) No Lens Included - International Version (No Warranty)
  • Nikon D3100 D-SLR Digital Camera Body
  • ?Megapixels: 14.2 Megapixels?Sensor Type: CMOS Sensor? Zoom: 11.0 X Optical ?Camera Features: Automatic Image Sensor Cleaning, Full Manual Operation, Vibration Reduction Technology, 1080p HD Movie Recording, Live View, Auto Scene Selector?Flash Features: Slow-Sync Flash, Flash Cancel, Auto On/Off, Rear-Curtain Sync, Pop-Up Flash, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In Flash? Display Size: 3.0 "?ISO Equivalent: 100 - 3200?Battery Required, included: 1 lithium ion non-universal ?Weight: 16.0 Oz.?War
Bestseller No. 14
Altura Photo 52MM Tulip Flower Lens Hood for Nikon D7100 D7000 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D3300 D3200 D3100 D3000 DSLR Cameras with AF-S NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II DX Lens and Select Canon Lenses
  • NOTE: Altura Photo lens hood is compatible with all 52mm lenses. Please verify your camera's lens thread size before ordering. Your camera's lens thread size will be marked somewhere on the lens barrel or printed underneath your lens cap. This number is always preceded by a "Ø" (diameter) symbol. For example: Ø52 = 52mm lens thread size. This is a non-reversible hood.
  • Compatibilities: Nikon D7100 D7000 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D3300 D3200 D3100 D3000 and more.
  • Also Compatible with Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II DX, Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN Lens for Sony and Canon M and other 52mm lenses.
  • Important: This lens hood is not suitable for wide angle shots, it will produce vignetting in focal lengths of 25mm or less.
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: Backed by Our 90-Day Satisfaction Guarantee.
SaleBestseller No. 15
Nikon 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED IF AF-S DX VR [Vibration Reduction] Nikkor Zoom Lens Bulk packaging (White box, New)
  • 55-200mm zoom Nikon lens with f/4-5.6 maximum aperture for Nikon digital SLR cameras
  • 2 extra-low-dispersion (ED) glass elements for minimized chromatic aberration and superior optics
  • Silent Wave Motor produces quick and quiet high-speed autofocusing; weighs 9 ounces
  • Measures 2.7 inches in diameter and 3.1 inches long; 1-year warranty
  • White box(bulk packaging)
Bestseller No. 16
YONGNUO YN EF 50mm f/1.8 AF Lens YN50 Aperture Auto Focus for Nikon Camera as AF-S 50mm 1.8G with Cleaning Cloth
  • For Nikon Camera
  • Focus distance indicator to help you adjust the distance and depth of focus
  • Live view shooting is available
  • Support for both auto focus and manual focus
Bestseller No. 17
Brightin Star 35mm F1.7 Wide-Angle Manual Focus Prime Lens for Nikon Z-Mount Mirrorless Cameras, APS-C Large Aperture Fixed Lens, Compatible with Z-6II, Z-7II, Z5, Z50, Z9, Z50, Z-FC, Z30
  • [Attention Please ] In order to provide you with a satisfying experience, please make sure you've READ and UNDERSTAND the below information before purchasing. Please kindly note this Brightin Star camera lens is only used for Mirrorless Camera, NOT for SLR Camera.
  • [Note] This product is a manual lens without an auto-focus function. And the most important thing is to make sure you've set the "release without lens" mode, or your camera may unable to take pictures or videos. If you need any help about that please contact our customer service team directly.
  • [Premium Design] Metal Material & Utra-Small Structure Design]Brightin Star 35mm F1.7 is made of metal and glass, with exquisite workmanship and compact design, allowing you to put the lens in your pocket.
  • Highly versatile and reliable, the 35mm lens is suitable for various photography purposes, including landscape, portraits, still life, traveling, wedding, and close-ups. F/1.7 large aperture helps you achieve a blurred background effect and increases the brightness of your images in dark environments.
  • [Compatible Information] Fit for Nikon Z-Mount Z5, Z6, Z6II, Z7 ,Z7II, Z9, Z50, Z fc. The brand name listed herein are for reference purposes only, Brightin Star is an independent brand.
Bestseller No. 18
Tectra 52MM 0.43x Professional HD Wide Angle Lens (Macro Portion) for Nikon DSLR D3300 D3200 D3100 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D7100 D7000 Cameras
  • ★ Easily screws on to the front of your lens, and instantly expands the field of view for breathtaking wide-angle photography. Features a detachable macro lens for extremely high-resolution close-ups of small objects.
  • ★ Lens Compatibility: Popular 52MM Lens models include NIKON AF-S DX 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 VR, AF-S DX 55-200mm F/4-5.6 VR, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM, EF-M 18-55mm IS STM and Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL WR
  • ★ Camera Models: NIKON DSLR (D3300 D3200 D3100 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D7100 D7000). Also compatible with the Canon EOS M M3 Compact System Mirrorless Camera with EF-M 18-55mm IS STM zoom lens.
  • ★ NOTE: PLEASE VERIFY YOUR CAMERA'S LENS THREAD SIZE BEFORE ORDERING. This Wide-Angle is compatible with 52MM lenses only. Lens sizes vary regardless of camera brand or model. Your camera's lens thread size will be marked somewhere on the lens barrel or printed underneath your lens cap. This number is always preceded by a "Ø" (diameter) symbol. For example: Ø52 = 52mm lens thread size.
  • ★What you get: 1-pack 52mm 0.43x wide angle lens, 1 Gift store bag, 1 Cleaning cloth, 1 Back lens covers. (notice: Please make sure model number of your devices fits this wide angle lens.)
Bestseller No. 19
Ultimaxx 500mm/1000mm f/8 Multi-Coated Lens Kit for D7200 D7100 D7000 D5500 D5300 D5200 D5100 D5000 D3300 D3200 D3100 D3000 D700 D600 D500 D90 D80 D70 D60 D50 and Other Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • DETAILS AT A DISTANCE: Shoot extremely detailed photos from a much further distance compared to a camera's factory lens
  • MULTI-COATED LENS: The anti-reflection design protects against lens flares
  • WIDE APERTURE RANGE: With an aperture range from f/8 to 32, you can adjust the depth of field necessary to capture the perfect image
  • T-MOUNT ADAPTER: Lens includes T-Mount adapter for Nikon F-mount
  • 2X TELE-CONVERTER: Increase the focal range to that of a 1000mm lens, while decreasing the light by two f-stops
Bestseller No. 20
ZZJMCH 2 Pack 52mm Center Pinch Front Lens Cap Compatible with Nikon DSLR Camera with 18-55mm or 55-200mm Lens, D3200 D3100 D3000 D5200 D5100 D5000 D90 D80 D60 D40 (52mm)
  • This product is compatible with Nikon, Canon, Sony lenses, the lens thread size is 52mm, such as Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G lens, Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, etc.
  • Please check your lens diameter before purchasing. Your camera's lens thread size is usually marked on the lens barrel/UV lens filter barrel or printed under the lens cap. Ø52 = 52mm lens thread size.
  • The camera lens cover is an excellent piece of photography gear that protects the front of the camera lens from water, dust, and scratches.
  • This cover protects the front of the lens from dust, moisture, direct sunlight, and scratches. It also prevents scratches during storage and walking. Easy to use: Just pinch the center to quickly attach to the front of your camera lens, just like a lens cap holder, secure with a ring through the lens cap attachment hole.
  • Package Inlcudes 2 52mm High quality plastic center pinch lens cap + 4 Universal Lens cap keeper line.

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