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Nikon D5 XQD

75

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Nikon D5 XQD

$5,674.99
Nikon D5 XQD

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A multi award winning and good spec SLR camera, but representing only moderate value for money
SLR 20.8MP Jun 2016
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Nikon D5 XQD Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Nikon D5 XQD number 459 across all digital cameras.
97
Reviews
113 Reviews + 8 Awards
59
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

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How Big is the Nikon D5 XQD?

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Nikon D5 XQD In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $5,674.99 it is in the most expensive 1% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Nikon D5 XQD of £3,840.00 ($3,840.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $1,834.99.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Nikon D5 XQD's sensor megapixels of 20.8MP is higher than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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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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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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 digital 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.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Edit

Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This 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 1557

Barcodes:

00018208015573, 00018208946983

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