Nikon D5

Market Status: Available in India | Launch: January, 2016 |
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Nikon D5
Mega Pixel
20.8 Mega Pixel
EN-EL18a Battery
Touch Screen
ISO 100 - 102400
Shutter Speed
1/8000 Shutter Speed
Full Frame Sensor
  • WiFi

Nikon D5 Unique Features

The D5 offers a number of improvements over its predecessor including a new image sensor, new image processor, improved ergonomics and expanded ISO range. Additionally, there is also improved auto focus (AF) mode that generates outstanding images, even when the subject is in motion. It also enables in increasing continuous shooting speed to 12 fps with full AF

Pros / Cons


High specification autofocus system
Huge sensitivity range
Durable build


4K recording limited to 3 minutes.
Vertical grip control arrangement doesn't match the horizontal grip's.

Nikon D5 Specifications

Brand Nikon
Camera Model D5
Camera Type DSLR
Launch Year January, 2016
Market Status Available in India
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Image Sensor Size (W x H) Full Frame (35.9 x 23.9 mm)
Effective Pixels 20.8 Megapixels
Total pixels 21.33 Megapixels
Max resolution 5568 x 3712 pixels
Aspect Ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2
ISO Rating ISO 100 - 102400 (expandable upto min 50, max 3280000)
White Balance Presets 12
Custom White Balance Yes
Autofocus Point 153
Processor EXPEED 5
Minimum Shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum Shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter; electronic front-curtain shutter available in mirror up release mode
Lens Mount Nikon F mount (with AF contacts)
Dust reduction system Yes
Focal Length 1x
Viewfinder Type Eye-level pentamirror single-lens reflex viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage Vertical / Horizontal 100%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.72x (-1m-1 with 50 mm Lens at Infinity)
Viewfinder Eyepoint 17 mm
Viewfinder Diopric adjustment -3 to +1.0 m-1 (Dpt)
Display Size 3.2 inch
Display Type TFT Color, Fixed LCD Monitor
Touchscreen Yes
Screen Dots 2,359,000 dots
Built in Flash No
External Flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Battery Model EN-EL18a Li-ion Battery
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion
Battery Life Approx. 3780 shots
Wi-Fi WT-5A, WT-6A
HDMI Yes (Mini-HDMI Type-C)
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS Buit-in, GP-1/GP-1A GPS
Remote control Yes
Memory Card Type 2 XQD, CompactFlash (CF) (Type I, UDMA compliant)
Image File Format JPEG, RAW (NEF)
Video File Format MPEG-4, H.264 / 4K video
Dimension (W x H x D) 160 x 158.5 x 92 mm (6.3 x 6.3 x 3.7 inch)
Weight 1415 g (with battery)

Nikon D5 Details

The Nikon D5 is launched in India. It features single lens reflex digital camera that offers 20.8MP FX-Format CMOS sensor and 180K-pixel RGB metering sensor deliver phenomenally accurate subject recognition and image detail. The device boasts a new 3.2 inch, 2360k-dot LCD monitor, which offers touch operation. This high-resolution screen offers a platform, where you can easily check and select key images on the spot. Shoot in Live View and you can use touch operation to change the focus point, or acquire preset Spot White Balance data, based on the selected area within the frame. It comes with dimension: 6.3, x6.3, x3.7in.(W x H x D), and weighs Approx.1405g(battery and two XQD memory cards). This high end camera delivers high imaging performance and superior quality images, with CMOS sensor type featuring full frame(size 35.9mm x 23.9mm). It offers 4K UHD video recording at 30 fps.

  With an incredible 153 focus points and 99 cross-type sensors, the D5 offers exceptionally wide coverage. It offers auto White balance with the imaging sensor. Then there is viewfinder of type Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder, with coverage of approx 100%. The new EXPEED 5 image processor enables the standard ISO speed to reach incredibly up to 3,280,000.

   It has new double XQD card slots which can easily handle the D5’s incredible capacity to shoot up to 200 NEF (RAW) images in one burst, and ensure the buffer is instantly cleared for the next burst. There is also a new USB 3.0 port which enables high-speed transfer of large amounts of data, with wireless and ethernet connection now 4 times faster. The high end Nikon D5 is priced at Rs. 4,45,950 in Indian market.

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