Friday, 10 April 2015

Nikon announces the Nikon 1 J5

Earlier this month Nikon announced the next camera in the Nikon 1 mirrorless series - the J5.

Feature summary from the press release...

"fast continuous full-resolution shooting frame rate at 20 frames-per-second (fps) with full Autofocus, a new 20.8-megapixel Backside-illuminated (BSI) 1-inch CX-format CMOS sensor, EXPEED 5A image processing and a slew of creative modes"

Key Specifications

  • 20 fps at full resolution with Autofocus
  • up to 60 fps with AF fixed on the first frame
  • new EXPEED 5A image processing 
  • AF system featuring 171 Contrast-Detect and 105 Phase Detect AF points
  • 1-inch CX-format 20.8-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor 
  • ISO range from 160-12,800 
  • 1,037k-dot touch LCD display with a 180-degree tilt
  • built-in Wi-Fi and NFC 
  • 1080/60p HD video and shooting at up to 120 fps (at 720p)
  • 4K video at 15p 

Price and Availability

A release date has not been set yet, but the following combinations and prices are being suggested:
  1. J5 with the 1 NIKKOR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens (SRP) of US $499.95
  2. A kit with both the 1 NIKKOR  10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom lens and 1 NIKKOR VR 30-110mm f/3.8-5.6 for US $749.95 SRP in Silver/Black and Silver/White only. 
  3. The Nikon 1 J5 with the 1 NIKKOR 10-100mm f/4-5.6 lens for US $1,049.95 SRP in Silver/Black and Silver/White only. 

Thanks for reading.


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