Nikon Z5

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Complete specifications for the Nikon Z5, Nikon's entry full-frame mirrorless body.

  • Sensor24.3mp full frame 
    • 35.9 x 23.9mm (FX) 
    • FSI (front side illuminated) CMOS sensor
    • AA filter (mostly long axis)
    • 5-axis VR image stabilization (5 stops CIPA rating)
  • ISP: EXPEED6
  • Mount: Nikon Z
    • F-mount lens usage via optional FTZ adapter
  • Images: 
    • Maximum size: 6016x4016 JPEG Large or NEF raw; Medium, Small, DX sizes available
    • Aspect ratios: 3:2, 1:1, 16:9
    • Raw: Lossless Compressed or Compressed, 12-bit or 14-bit
    • Buffer: 100 JPEG or Raw at 4.5 fps
  • Video:  
    • 4K: 30/25/24P, 144 Mbps max internal, 1.7x crop (actual pixels)
    • 1080: 60/50/25/24P, also 30Px4, 25Px4, 24Px5, ? Mbps max internal, full frame downsampled, or full DX frame
    • MPEG4 with stereo audio, MP4 or MOV container
    • On camera stereo mic, microphone jack, headphone jack
    • Time code
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 30 sec to 1/8000 sec, 200k rated
    • electronic 30 sec to 1/2000 sec 
    • bulb, time
    • electronic front curtain option
    • maximum 4.5 fps
  • Exposure: 
    • matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, highlight-weighted
    • -5 to +5EV exposure compensation
    • 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), 2500-10,000K
    • ISO 100-51200 (plus Auto, 50, and 204800 boosts)
  • Focus: 
    • 273-point user selectable phase detect (-2EV to EV19 sensitivity, -3 with low-light set)
    • Area modes: pinpoint, single point, dynamic area, zone (small, large), automatic (face/eye detect, animal eye detect), subject tracking
    • manual focus override, focus positioning thumb stick (or Direction pad), touch focus
  • Rear Display: 3” touch LCD
    • 1.04m dot 
    • tilting, -45° to +90°
  • Viewfinder
    • 3.69m dot OLED EVF
    • 0.8x magnification 
    • -4 to +2m diopter adjustment
    • 21mm eye point
    • 60 Hz
  • Flash: 
    • no built-in flash
    • hot shoe, supports Nikon CLS (i-TTL)
    • 1/200 flash sync
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync flash options
  • Remote: 
    • optional MC-DC2 wired
    • optional WR-R10 wireless
  • Other Notable Features: 
    • WiFi 802.11ac (SnapBridge or Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility)
    • Bluetooth 4.2 (SnapBridge)
    •  weather-sealed body
    • antiflicker reduction
    • supports 10-pin rectangular remote connection (e.g. GP-1, WR10)
    • USB 3.2 Gen 1 (C connector)
  • Cards: 
    • two SD slots
    • UHS-II supported
  • Battery: EN-EL15c
    • 390 shots CIPA (EVF)
    • USB charging; USB can power camera, as well
  • Size: 
    • 5.3" (134mm) wide
    • 4" (100.5mm) tall
    • 2.8” (69.5mm) deep
  • Weight: 20.9 ounces (590g) body only
  • Colors: Black
  • Price (MSRP on launch; current price may vary): 
    • US$1399 body only
    • US$1699 with 24-50mm kit lens
  • Current Firmware: version 1.00 
  • Nikon's Marketing Slogan: Expand Your Creative Playground
  • Announced: July 21, 2020

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