Nikon D5
  • Type

    Reflex

  • Effective pixels

    20.8 MP

  • Size

    Full frame

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Key points

Audio

Yes

Dual slot (Memory card support)

Yes

Interchangeable lens

Yes

Viewfinder

Yes

Touchscreen

Yes

GPS

Yes

Timelapse

Yes

Environmentally sealed

Yes

Battery Life (CIPA)

3780

Effective pixels

20.8 MP

ISO max

102400

ISO max with boost

3280000

White balance presets

12

Focal length multiplier (Interchangeable lens)

1 x

Minimum shutter speed

30 s

Number of focus points

153

Viewfinder coverage (Viewfinder)

100 %

Display size

3.2 in

Display resolution

2359000 px

Weak points

Image stabilization

No

Integrated lens

No

Internal Flash

No

Scene modes

No

Height

159 in

Width

160 in

Deep

92 in

Weight

1415 oz

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Technical specifications

General
Type Reflex
Available Yes
Release date (US) March 2016
Street price (US) 6500 $
Released (FR) March 2016
Street price (EUR) 6999 €
Colors
Black
Sensor
Effective pixels 20.8 MP
Type CMOS
Size Full frame
Area 35.9x23.9 mm
Processor
Optics
Integrated lens No
Interchangeable lens Yes
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1 x
Minimum shutter speed 30 s
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 s
Display
Viewfinder Yes
Mounting Integrated
Type Optical
Viewfinder coverage 100 %
Viewfinder magnification 0.72 x
LiveView Yes
Display size 3.2 in
Display resolution 2359000 px
Touchscreen Yes
Flip-out screen No
Second display No
Camera features
Exposure modes Full manual
Shutter Speed priority
Aperture priority
Metering modes Center-weighted
Multi
Spot
Highlight-weighted
Self timer Yes
Type 2 seconds
5 seconds
10 seconds
20 seconds
Scene modes No
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Proximity sensor No
GPS Yes
Type Optional
Timelapse Yes
3D No
Projector No
Waterproof No
Environmentally sealed Yes
Type Water
Dust
Power
Standard No
Rechargeable Yes
Reference EN-EL18a
Type Lithium-ion
Battery Life (CIPA) 3780
Size and weight
159 in
92 in
160 in
1415 oz
Nikon D5
Height 159 in
Width 160 in
Deep 92 in
Weight 1415 oz
Image
Max resolution 5568x3712 pixels
Ratio 3:2
ISO min 100
ISO max 102400
ISO max with boost 3280000
White balance presets 12
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format Yes
Formats RAW
Focus
Autofocus Phase detection
Contrast detection
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 153
Flash
Internal Flash No
External flash Yes
Video
Format H.264
MPEG4
Sound Stereo
Maximum resolution 3840x2160 pixels
Maximum framerate at max resolution 30 fps
High speed movie No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB version 3.0
HDMI Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth No
Ethernet (RJ45) No
DLNA No
Memory card support Yes
Type Compact Flash
XQD
Dual slot Yes
Eye-Fi compatible No
Remote control Yes
Audio Yes
NFC No



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