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Nikon D5 Full-Frame DSLR Camera (2016)

MSRP 6499 USDNeoscore 68%

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Product Overview

Nikon D5 is a flagship DSLR camera in the Nikon F-mount system. Introduced by Nikon in 2016, it comes with a full-frame sensor with 21 MP (5588 x 3712) resolution.
The camera has an excellent battery life, and you may just get away without a second battery. The 14.0 fps burst rate serves enthusiasts well enough, though some professionals may find it limiting.
The D5 comes with 153 autofocus points.

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What we found**

Neoscore: 68% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Exceptional battery life
  • Good 14.0 fps burst rate
  • Weather-sealed
  • Superb ergonomics
  • Excellent autofocus
Cons
  • Very large in size
  • Very heavy
  • Viewfinder with low 0.72x magnification

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Specifications

Connectivity

Ports
HDMI + Headphone + Microphone + Remote Control + USB 3.0
Wireless Connectivity
Requires WT-5A or WT-6A

Construction

Form Factor
DSLR camera
Image Size
Full frame (35.9 x 23.9 mm)
Lens Mount
Nikon F-mount
Microphone
Stereo
Sensor | Resolution
21 MP (5588 x 3712)
Sensor | Type
CMOS
Speakers
Mono

Dimensions

Size | Depth
92 mm / 3.62 in
Size | Height
159 mm / 6.26 in
Size | Width
160 mm / 6.30 in
Weight
1415 g / 50.00 oz

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2 inch
Display Type
Fixed TFT LCD
Resolution
2,359,000 dots
Viewfinder | Coverage
100%
Viewfinder | Magnification
0.72x
Viewfinder | Type
Optical (pentaprism)

Function

AE Bracketing
±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Autofocus
153 focus points
Crop Factor
1.0
Exposure Compensation
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Exposure Mode
Auto / Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
GPS
Optional GP-1A
Image Stabilization
No
Intervalometer
Yes
ISO Range
100 ~ 102400 (expandable to 50 ~ 3280000)
Processor
EXPEED 5
Touch Screen
Yes
Video Codecs
MPEG-4, H.264
Weather Resistance
Yes

Performance

Battery Life
3780 shots
Max Burst Rate
14.0 fps
Storage
Dual CompactFlash or dual XQD

Production

Battery
EN-EL18a lithium-ion battery & charger
Debut
2016-01-05

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