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Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition

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Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition

$7,996.95
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A top-rated and fully featured SLR digital camera, with a recent release date but representing only middle of the road value for money
SLR 20.8MP 5568 X 3712 Pixels CMOS Aug 2017
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Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition number 552 across all digital cameras.
87
Reviews
2 Reviews
62
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
Released by Nikon 5 months ago, it is one of the newest digital cameras on the market, incorporating some of the latest digital camera features. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
5568 x 3712 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution
Limited edition of the award-winning d5 with dual XQD slots
Special 100th anniversary metallic gray finish, personalized engraving and unique serial number

How Big is the Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition?

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition is 160mm wide and 92mm tall. It is 158.5mm deep and weighs 1.2kg.

Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition front dimensions
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Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $7,996.95 it is more expensive than 99% of digital cameras.

Features

5568 X 3712 Pixels Image Resolution

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a maximum image resolution of 5568 x 3712 pixels. That's 30% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition of 20.8MP is higher than 89% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera. Nikon offers hundreds of lenses ranging in optical zoom from approx 0.5x (10mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera. Nikon offers lenses with apertures ranging from F/1.4 to F/6.3.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used. Nikon offers a wide range of lenses with built in image stabilisation.

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Very Heavy

The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the D5 100th Anniversary Edition of 1.2kg is in the heaviest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Carrying Case

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a carrying case. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition supports Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Headphone Output

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a headphone output, which is unusual. 93% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a tripod mount. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this Nikon camera. This camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 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.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 1", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition of 3.2" is in the largest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition features saturation adjustment, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera. Hundreds of different lenses are available for Nikon SLRs ranging in magnification from approx 0.5x (8mm focal length) to approx 50x (800mm focal length).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 1583

Barcodes:

00018208015832, 00018208946983, 00018208953899

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