Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Camera Launched with 20.8MP BSI Sensor and 4K Recording

    Japanese electronics company Nikon has introduced a new camera dubbed as J5, which is a part of its 1 J segment.

    Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Camera Launched with 20.8MP BSI Sensor, 4K Video

    Nikon's latest mirrorless compact camera - the Nikon 1 J5 - which will start selling from late April onwards at a price of $500 or approx Rs 31,500 along with the 1 Nikkor 10-30mm kit lens.

    The J5 comes with a 20.8-megapixel, VFI CMOS sensor (DC format), an XP5A image processor, ISO range of 1600 to 12,800 and support for NFC and WiFi.

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    The continuous-shooting mode can shoot up to 20 fps with focus enabled, or 30 and 60 fps if it's locked.

    Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Camera Launched with 20.8MP BSI Sensor, 4K Video

    J5 has a 3 inch, high-resolution flip-up LCD display that Nikon says is perfect for selfies and groupies, since it can tilt up to 180 degrees vertically.

    It can record 1080p at 30/60 fps and there is also an option for 120 fps but that is for 720p. Nikon made the J5 capable of capturing 4K videos, but it can only do so at 15 fps.

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    On the autofocus front, the Nikon 1 J5 offers 171 contrast-detect AF points and 105 phase-detect AF points, thereby giving a speedy hybrid AF system. To further add to the quick focussing, Nikon has introduces the Sports Mode in the 1 J5.

    The ISO range goes from ISO 100 to ISO 12800 and also allows you to shoot with noise reduction enabled at ISO 6400 and ISO 12800.

    Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Camera Launched with 20.8MP BSI Sensor, 4K Video

    In terms of design, the Nikon 1 J5 has more pronounced dials as compared to the J4. Unlike the Nikon 1 J4, which had more of a flat top, the J5 comes with a more contoured design.

    Manual controls and PSAM exposure modes are accessible via the Mode Dial, while the Command Dial allows settings to be changed quickly and easily.


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