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Nikon 1 J5 Digital Camera

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MILC 20.8MP 10x Apr 2015
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37 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

The experts at Digitaltrends.com, M3.idg.se, Dkamera.de and Vido.com.ua all recommend this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The reviewers at two additional expert review sites both concluded that this MILC digital camera was great. Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both gave this camera a "Highly Recommended" award.

An additional two expert review sites both endorsed this digital camera. This camera received a Gadgetgear.nl "Silver" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com who decided it was brilliant.

The reviewer at one other expert review site concluded that this MILC digital camera was good. This Nikon digital camera received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on twenty-four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this digital camera is 77 out of 100.

Good User Reviews

Owners have rated this MILC digital camera on average 88%.

Good Video Capture

A number of Nikon 1 J5 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording. David Morton said on Amazon “Really like the upgrade from my J2, double the pixels and the 4k video is really good”. Two years ago Rclh1pufx mentioned on Amazon “It can produce high quality images and video clips” in their review. Rclh1pufx also wrote “Video quality is very good”.

Good Quality Lens

Several Nikon 1 J5 reviewers reckoned that this digital camera had a good lens. A Murray said in January last year “The zoom lens is adequate” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Dsido mentioned last year “Nice tilt screen, feels good in the hand, preferred old 10-30 lens” in their review however they scored the product 40 out of 100. M. S. Parkinson wrote “The interchangeable lens feature is great for a camera so small” in their review of the Nikon 1 J5.

A number of Nikon 1 J5 reviewers mentioned that the product had a good autofocus. Ah mentioned “The touch screen is really good as you can focus and shoot in one operation” and scored the Nikon 1 J5 5 stars. M. S. Parkinson said on Amazon “The camera has a great auto focus and flip out screen for vloggers / YouTubers” in their review of the Nikon 1 J5. The Lambanana said “FAST TO FOCUS ============= There are loads of things I like about the Nikon 1 J5” in their Nikon 1 J5 review.

One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good zoom. S. A. Broadhurst scored the Nikon 1 J5 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 “Then you are away, point, zoom and click to great photos”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Nikon 1 J5 reviewers thought this digital camera was able to produce good images. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their Nikon 1 J5 review “On paper the Nikon 1 series cameras with the Nikon 1 VR 70-300 mm lens seems an absolute winner for wildlife photography”. Dsido wrote “In really good light the pictures were acceptable, in poor light they were plain awful”. Two years ago Littlemoon said in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 on Amazon “I think this is a great compact camera for the enthusiastic photographer who is looking for something with a little more excitement”.

A few customers who reviewed the Nikon 1 J5 said that it had a good picture resolution. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “20 fps continuous shooting is brilliant, for birds in flight you can select the shot with the best looking wing angles”. Littlemoon mentioned “In continuous shooting the camera can take up to 60fps when the focus is fixed, or 20fps in auto focus mode” in their review of this digital camera. Rclh1pufx mentioned “The screen quality is very good with a high resolution and good colour production”.

A number of Nikon 1 J5 reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this digital camera “I like the ISO selection, you can have auto ISO” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Stucumber wrote “Some of the settings are will be familiar to anyone experienced in photography, such as aperture, shutter speed, white balance and ISO, others are more fun, perhaps gimmicky” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One Nikon 1 J5 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was able to produce clear pictures. A Murray scored it very highly and said “The 15fps wasn't a huge issue, my video came out flawless and full of clarity plus the stills you can take from the 4K are great” in their Nikon 1 J5 review.

One person said in their reviews that it was good in low light. A Murray wrote “It even performs decently in low light”.

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Easy to Use

A few customers thought the product was easy to use. Amazon Customer said two years ago “Controls are intuitive and well laid out”. Last year Bathboy mentioned “I found it really easy to use - there is a youtube video out there which helps you to pick up some of the hidden”. Rclh1pufx said in their Nikon 1 J5 review “Above all the camera, with its tilting touch-screen, is fun to use” and rated the product as very good.

Several customers considered that it was easy to use the menus. Ah said “It is also very easy to change common settings with the "F" button”. Ms_ling_69 said on Amazon “This has many settings and is automatic enough even for a beginner like me” in their review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

A number of Nikon 1 J5 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. The Lambanana mentioned in their review on Amazon “LOVELY LOOKING ============== It's lovely to hold”. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “There's a contoured handgrip that makes it much easier to hold”.

One person who purchased the Nikon 1 J5 concluded that it was easy to setup. Two years ago S. A. Broadhurst scored the product very highly and wrote on Amazon “It is easy to set up and then you are away, point, zoom” in their review.

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Robust

Several Nikon 1 J5 reviewers thought this digital camera was well made. Phil Court wrote on Amazon “Good build quality and lots of features to play with” in his Nikon 1 J5 review. Rclh1pufx gave it a very good review score and mentioned in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 on Amazon two years ago “Has a solid feel with a rubber grip at the front, as well as a rubber thumb grip on the back”. Synergyis gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 on Amazon “Build quality is excellent and this - J5 - ups the game by adding 4k”.

One person who bought the Nikon 1 J5 said that it was reliable. Two years ago Littlemoon mentioned on Amazon “The camera offers a wide variety of shooting modes, from the reliable auto point”.

One Nikon 1 J5 owner thought it was strong and durable. Neocamera.com said two years ago “The J5 packs all this into a sturdy compact body which features dual contr” in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 but despite that they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Nice Design

A number of Nikon 1 J5 reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking. Ah gave the product a very good review score and said on Amazon “EVF is needed for the 70-300mm lens as it is pretty hard to handle this lens without a view finder” in their review of this digital camera. Littlemoon said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Whilst the white might not have been a choice I would have made it is actually very stylish”. Littlemoon also mentioned “The Nikon 1 J5 is fun to use, looks stylish and offers a wide range of features”.

One Nikon 1 J5 owner thought it was retro. One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera was neat. Littlemoon wrote in their review on Amazon “These are minor niggles though, as it really is a neat little camera to use”.

One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. M. S. Parkinson scored it 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “This needs to be at LEAST 30fps for it to look smooth” in their review of the Nikon 1 J5.

One customer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was a good design. Two years ago The Lambanana wrote in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 on Amazon “THE PROS ======== 20 frames-per-second continuous shooting with continuous AF Modern 'apple-ish' design with a solid metal chassis Very fast”.

One Nikon 1 J5 owner wrote in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J5 was aesthetic. Expert website Digitalversus.com said “It has gained in aesthetic maturity, losing the toyishness”.

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Good Size

A few people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J5 was compact. A Murray wrote in their review of this digital camera “The perfect digital compact camera” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Littlemoon said “Stylish high-spec compact camera”. Littlemoon also said “I had recently been considering getting a smaller, more compact camera”.

A few Nikon 1 J5 owners who reviewed it thought it was heavy and bulky. Phil Court mentioned “Ideal for taking walking, when I don't want to lug heavy SLR equipment around”. The Lambanana mentioned on Amazon two years ago “It's not heavy” in their Nikon 1 J5 review.

One person who purchased the product thought it was easy to carry around. A Murray mentioned on Amazon “I really love this camera it is so compact and easy to carry, not like the bulkier DSLR's” in their review. One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer who reviewed the Nikon 1 J5 mentioned that it was lightweight. Bjm mentioned on Amazon “Superb results from a tiny, lightweight camera”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was a good depth. The Lambanana mentioned in their Nikon 1 J5 review on Amazon “Good colour, really nice depth to the photography” and rated it as very good.

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Good Technical Features

Some Nikon 1 J5 owners who bought this digital camera considered that it had good features. Bathboy wrote in their Nikon 1 J5 review “Extremely useful features like F menu which allows you to quickly change ISO etc” and rated the Nikon 1 J5 5 stars. Littlemoon mentioned “I know her flaws and her best features like the back of my hand”. Littlemoon also wrote “You can access the vast majority of features using the touch screen, including focussing”.

Good Product Quality

Ten people who purchased the Nikon 1 J5 agreed that it was good quality. A Murray said on Amazon “The functionality is simple and the photo quality is exceptional for a digital compact camera” in their review of this digital camera and rated this digital camera 5 stars. M. S. Parkinson wrote on Amazon “The photo quality is out of this world, for a camera of its size” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Novac mentioned in their review in January last year “Image quality is really superb with Nikon 1 lenses”.

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of customers who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Littlemoon said “The shutter itself is silent”. Rclh1pufx mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “The electronic shutter means that it can shoot silently, although the default setting makes a shutter sound if that’s what you want”. The Lambanana mentioned also two years ago “And then it's only when it's quite quiet.) RECOMMENDED =========== Nowadays many people have camera (on their phone) most of the time” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was noisy. Amazon Customer scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned two years ago “At 800 or 1600 good low noise images are obtained”.

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Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Nikon is one of the superior digital camera manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Nikon also has good reviews for its MILC cameras.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of Nikon 1 J5 owners who purchased it considered that it had a good screen. Stucumber mentioned in their review on Amazon “The images on this screen are clear and bright”. In January last year Synergyis wrote on Amazon “The fold out screen excellent.” in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 and gave the Nikon 1 J5 an excellent review.

One person mentioned that it was mirrorless. Expert website Neocamera.com mentioned “The Nikon 1 J5 is a compact mirrorless with a unique 20 megapixels sensor which provides ultra-fast Phase-Detect autofocus, 60 FPS continuous drive” in their review of this digital camera but even so they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100.

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Good Support

A few customers who bought the Nikon 1 J5 thought it had good technical guidance. Bjm mentioned last year “You can now easily use manual control via two dials to control aperture & shutter speed” in their review. Littlemoon gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Included with the camera is a useful 138 page pocket-sized manual”. Rclh1pufx rated the product 5 stars and said in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 on Amazon “There is a good range of other modes available, which are fully explained in the clearly set out manual”.

Good Connectivity

One Nikon 1 J5 owner who reviewed the Nikon 1 J5 thought it was wifi compatible. Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera on Ephotozine two years ago “Features a new 20.8 megapixel 1inch sensor, 20fps continuous shooting with AF, 4K video, built-in Wi-Fi and NFC”.

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Nikon 1 J5 supports video capability, which is unusual. Most of the other MILC cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J5 do not support video capability.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support video capability currently available that you might want to look at including the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 1 J5 has a built-in flash. Most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than a year also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Nikon 1 J5 supports Full HD video. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago also support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which support Full HD video to this camera and we think the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon 1 J5 supports wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 1 J5 is 10MP and the highest is 43MP. With a megapixel of 20.8 megapixels, the Nikon 1 J5 has a quite high megapixel compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1 J5.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many MILC cameras that were released around the same time as it.

Alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price].

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The Nikon 1 J5 has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most commonly found HDMI connector type found on comparable spec cameras that came out more than a year ago.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Nikon 1 J5 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by MILC cameras that came out more than a year ago. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Nikon camera also support a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels and 1280 x 960 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 J5.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the cameras of this age and spec the motion JPEG frame rates range from 24fps to 60fps. The Nikon 1 J5 has a fairly high motion JPEG frame rate (60 frames per second) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J5.

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Has Eight White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This Nikon camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on MILC cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 1 J5. The white balances "Cloudy", "Direct sunlight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Manual" and "Shade" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

The average total megapixels of digital cameras of this spec and age is 20MP, and the total megapixelss range from 12MP to 44MP. The Nikon 1 J5 has a fairly many total megapixels (23.01 megapixels) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 J5.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most MILC cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has a Vivid photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 J5. The photo effectss "Black&White" and "Neutral" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Nikon 1 J5 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the 1 J5.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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5568 X 3712 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Nikon 1 J5 has a 5568 x 3712 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. Most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. Cameras of a similar age and type to the 1 J5 maximum image resolutions range from 1280 x 1024 pixels (worst) to 8688 x 5792 pixels (best).

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on MILC cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J5. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this digital camera.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Nikon digital camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on MILC cameras that came out more than a year ago. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Servo Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC and PCM are also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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16 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

One Nikon 1 J5 owner wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good battery life. Phil Court mentioned in his review “So I can't use my J1 battery or charger” nonetheless he still rated it as very good.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 J5, the Nikon 1 J5 does not have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 1 J5, the Nikon 1 J5 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not 3D

The Nikon 1 J5 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not 3D.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the 1 J5 are not waterproof. The Nikon 1 J5 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 250 milliamperes * hour, the Nikon 1 J5 has one of the smaller battery capacitys amongst MILC cameras of this age. The smallest battery capacity of MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1 J5 is 250mAh and the biggest is 2,400mAh.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The Nikon 1 J5 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera features a Red-eye reduction flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of this age and type. The flash modess "Auto", "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Second curtain synchro" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most MILC cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J5. The camera file system "DCF 2.0" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This Nikon camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 J5. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie", "Program" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Five Flash Guide Numbers

Most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the 1 J5 have between 5 and 10 flash guide numbers, including the Nikon 1 J5 which has five flash guide numbers.

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Only ±1EV (1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Nikon 1 J5 has a ±1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. Most cameras that were released around the same time as it have a ±2EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. Cameras of this age and type flash exposure corrections range from ±3EV (1/3 EV step) (worst) to ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) (best).

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Only Has Three Camera Playbacks

The Nikon 1 J5 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras of this type and age. This Nikon camera has a Single image camera playback, which is the most frequently found camera playback found on MILC cameras that have been around for more than a year. The camera playbacks "Movie" and "Slide show" are also found on this digital camera.

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Only 250 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than a year take between 220 and 749 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the Nikon 1 J5 which takes 250 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

At only 12,800, the Nikon 1 J5 has a fairly low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than a year ago. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of MILC cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1 J5 is 6,400 and the highest is 410,000.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The ISO sensitivity (min)s of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 1 J5 range from 50 to 1,600. At 160, the Nikon 1 J5 has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J5.

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Very Large Closest Focusing Distance

When compared to other MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J5 that we have checked, the closest focusing distance of the Nikon 1 J5 of 0.35 meters is one of the largest. The average closest focusing distance of comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J5 is 0.27m.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 1 J5

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon 1 J5 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1 J5.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price].

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Average Weight

The Nikon 1 J5 has a pretty typical weight (231 grams) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J5.

Other cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] (210g), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7[plb_2775892_price] (236g) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
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Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Data Network
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

9 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(45)
5 August 2015

King of the... hmmm... Nikon finally unlocked the 1-series' potential last year with the excellent 1 V3 , but it was insanely pricy at a hair under $1,200. The J5 carries most of the V3's...

Reviewed.com

With its new 20.8 million pixel CX-format (one-inch) sensor, the Nikon 1 J5 has the highest resolution of any Nikon 1 camera yet, and it's stylish, practical, and small enough to compete with... Read more…

13 July 2015

More rounded than previous designs, but the Nikon J5 lacks a compelling reason to choose it over the competition...

10 July 2015

The DT Accessory Pack Up your game and get the most out of your gear with the following extras, hand-picked by our editors: Nikon 1 Nikkor 32mm f/1.2 ($900) A great prime lens like the 1 Nikkor...

Digitaltrends.com

7 July 2015

On paper at least, the Nikon 1 J5 looks like a serious contender in the mid-range mirrorless segment. In the past, the Nikon 1 models have lagged behind in sensor performance but with the shift to...

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User Reviews

(62)
Reviewed 15 June 2015 by WDE
WDE would recommend the Nikon 1 J5 (Verified Purchase)

Great compact camera. Has all the features of my Nikon D7000 at about 1/3 the size. My only negative is no EVF...

Reviewed 27 June 2015 by Dan
Dan would recommend the Nikon 1 J5 (Verified Purchase)

I usually shoot wildlife with a D800 and 500 mm f/4 lens. But if I want to hike or backpack, it isn't practical. Now I take the J5 with two small extra lenses: a 30-110 mm and a 70-300 mm.It goes... Read more…

Reviewed 2 July 2015 by Slothead
Slothead would recommend the Nikon 1 J5 (Verified Purchase)

This little guy serves as a great backup camera and also spends time on my car's dash. I've used it for BIF and videoing from the car. With the FT-1 it can accomodate and use my Nikon lenses when... Read more…

Reviewed 9 June 2015 by Husain Alfraid
Husain Alfraid would recommend the Nikon 1 J5 (Verified Purchase)

Its small, easy to carry anywhere. i personally take it almost everywhere with me. Not as good as my SLR quality wise, but its very good. The screen is perfect. and the frames rate. I dont think... Read more…

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Bootfloozie
(Verified Purchase)

Don't buy this camera if you plan on using the camera in bright outside light. The LCD is impossible to use. Guesstimating where the camera was pointed just didn't work out well for me. Other than... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers nikon w1030, nikon 27708, nikon 27711, nikon 27712, nikon 27707, nikon 27713, nikon w10100, nikon vva241, nikon w1030m, nikon vva241a, nikon w1030mm, nikon w10100m, nikon w10100mm, nikon 3016025k, nikon vp897687, nikon 1j510100, nikon vva241ae, nikon 1j510100b, nikon i1j510100, nikon vva241k001, nikon i1j510100w, nikon vva242k001, canon vva241k001, nikon 1j510100bk, nikon manufacurer, nikon vr103030110, nikon i1j510100wk
Barcodes 00000001609252, 00000001615662, 00018208277070, 00018208277087, 00018208277094, 00018208277117, 00018208277124, 00018208277131, 00018208943326, 00018208943340, 00018208943357, 00018208943364, 00018208944927, 00018208944934, 00018208945054, 00018208947065, 00616348088725, 00845251096873, 05269692868465, 08033737555026, 08033737555033, 08033737555040

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