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38 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

Expert review sites love this camera and have given it nine awards.

The writers at four expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this MILC camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from M3.idg.se, Dkamera.de and Vido.com.ua and it received a "Recommended Product" award from Digitaltrends.com.

Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

An additional two expert review sites liked this Nikon camera. This camera received a "Silver" award from Gadgetgear.nl who wrote it was very good and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com.

The reviewer at one other expert review site concluded that this MILC camera was good. Digital Versus gave this camera a "5 Star" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on twenty-four expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Digital Versus this camera has an overall expert rating of 77%.

Good User Reviews

Based on 124 user reviews this Nikon digital camera has an average user rating of 88%.

Good Video Capture

Several Nikon 1 J5 reviewers reckoned that the Nikon 1 J5 was good for video recording. In October last year David Morton said on Amazon “Really like the upgrade from my J2, double the pixels and the 4k video is really good”. Rclh1pufx wrote on Amazon “It can produce high quality images and video clips”. Rclh1pufx also mentioned “Video quality is very good”.

Good Quality Lens

Some customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. A Murray mentioned on Amazon “The zoom lens is adequate” in their review. This year Dsido said on Amazon “Nice tilt screen, feels good in the hand, preferred old 10-30 lens”. M. S. Parkinson mentioned “The interchangeable lens feature is great for a camera so small”.

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

One person who reviewed the Nikon 1 J5 reckoned that it had a good zoom. S. A. Broadhurst said “Then you are away, point, zoom and click to great photos” in their Nikon 1 J5 review.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Last year Amazon Customer said in their review of this digital camera “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 their review on Amazon in October this year “In really good light the pictures were acceptable, in poor light they were plain awful”. M. S. Parkinson mentioned in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 “If you are buying this camera for Photography, then it is fantastic” .

A number of Nikon 1 J5 reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it had a good picture resolution. Amazon Customer scored it 4 stars and mentioned “20 fps continuous shooting is brilliant, for birds in flight you can select the shot with the best looking wing angles” in their review of the Nikon 1 J5. Littlemoon wrote in their review “In continuous shooting the camera can take up to 60fps when the focus is fixed, or 20fps in auto focus mode” . Rclh1pufx said “The screen quality is very good with a high resolution and good colour production”.

Some customers who purchased the Nikon 1 J5 agreed that it had a good ISO range. Amazon Customer wrote “I like the ISO selection, you can have auto ISO”. In October last year Stucumber gave it a score of 4 stars and said “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”.

One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer said in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J5 was good in low light. A Murray wrote on Amazon in October this year “It even performs decently in low light”.

One customer concluded that it was able to produce clear pictures. A Murray said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “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” and gave the Nikon 1 J5 a rating of 5 stars.

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Good Size

Several Nikon 1 J5 owners said that the product was compact. A Murray rated the product as excellent and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon this month “The perfect digital compact camera”. Littlemoon scored it 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “I had recently been considering getting a smaller, more compact camera” in their review of this digital camera. Littlemoon also mentioned “I think this is a great compact camera for the enthusiastic photographer who is looking for something with a little more excitement”.

Some Nikon 1 J5 owners who reviewed the Nikon 1 J5 considered that it was heavy and bulky. Phil Court mentioned on Amazon in October last year “Ideal for taking walking, when I don't want to lug heavy SLR equipment around”. One Nikon 1 J5 owner said in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J5 was a good depth. The Lambanana mentioned “Good colour, really nice depth to the photography” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Bjm scored the product 5 stars and said on Amazon a few weeks ago “Superb results from a tiny, lightweight camera”.

One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer said in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J5 was easy to carry around. A Murray said on Amazon in October this year “I really love this camera it is so compact and easy to carry, not like the bulkier DSLR's”.

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Easy to Use

A number of Nikon 1 J5 owners who bought this digital camera thought it was easy to use. A Murray gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon in October “It's easy to use”. Amazon Customer scored the Nikon 1 J5 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Controls are intuitive and well laid out” in their review. In October Bathboy rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I found it really easy to use - there is a youtube video out there which helps you to pick up some of the hidden”.

Three customers who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use the menus. This year Ah said “It is also very easy to change common settings with the "F" button”. Ms_ling_69 mentioned in their review of this digital camera “This has many settings and is automatic enough even for a beginner like me” .

A number of people agreed that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. The Lambanana gave the Nikon 1 J5 a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “LOVELY LOOKING ============== It's lovely to hold”. Last year Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 on expert review site Expert Reviews “There's a contoured handgrip that makes it much easier to hold”.

One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to setup. S. A. Broadhurst said in October last year “It is easy to set up and then you are away, point, zoom” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Technical Features

A few people who bought the Nikon 1 J5 thought it had good features. Bathboy wrote in their review on Amazon “Extremely useful features like F menu which allows you to quickly change ISO etc” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Littlemoon mentioned on Amazon “I know her flaws and her best features like the back of my hand” in their Nikon 1 J5 review and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Littlemoon also mentioned “You can access the vast majority of features using the touch screen, including focussing”.

Robust

Several customers thought the product was well made. Phil Court gave the Nikon 1 J5 a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the Nikon 1 J5 on Amazon “Good build quality and lots of features to play with”. Rclh1pufx said in their review on Amazon in October last year “Has a solid feel with a rubber grip at the front, as well as a rubber thumb grip on the back”. Synergyis wrote in October “Build quality is excellent and this - J5 - ups the game by adding 4k” .

One Nikon 1 J5 owner considered that the product was strong and durable. Expert review site Neocamera.com wrote “The J5 packs all this into a sturdy compact body which features dual contr” in their review of this digital camera. One person wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. Last year Littlemoon said in their review “The camera offers a wide variety of shooting modes, from the reliable auto point”.

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Nice Design

Eight people who purchased the Nikon 1 J5 considered that it was good looking. In October Ah said “EVF is needed for the 70-300mm lens as it is pretty hard to handle this lens without a view finder”. Littlemoon said on Amazon “Stylish high-spec compact camera”. Littlemoon also wrote “Whilst the white might not have been a choice I would have made it is actually very stylish”.

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was aesthetic. Expert website Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 “It has gained in aesthetic maturity, losing the toyishness”.

One Nikon 1 J5 owner concluded that the product was a good design. The Lambanana gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “THE PROS ======== 20 frames-per-second continuous shooting with continuous AF Modern 'apple-ish' design with a solid metal chassis Very fast”.

One customer who reviewed the Nikon 1 J5 mentioned that it was neat. Littlemoon mentioned “These are minor niggles though, as it really is a neat little camera to use” in their review of this digital camera. One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer who reviewed the product said that it was retro.

One Nikon 1 J5 owner who reviewed it considered that it was smooth. This month M. S. Parkinson mentioned in their review of this digital camera “This needs to be at LEAST 30fps for it to look smooth”.

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Good Product Quality

Ten customers who bought this digital camera considered that it was good quality. This year A Murray mentioned in their review on Amazon “The functionality is simple and the photo quality is exceptional for a digital compact camera”. In October this year M. S. Parkinson rated the product 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “The photo quality is out of this world, for a camera of its size”. Novac said “Image quality is really superb with Nikon 1 lenses” in their Nikon 1 J5 review and scored the product 5 stars.

Reasonably Priced

A few Nikon 1 J5 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J5 was good value for money. A few weeks ago Bathboy gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Bought this on an impulse as it had the Nikon cashback offer which made it very reasonably priced”. Nick said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “A V/good 4k camera at a good price go to get into 4k photos”. Novac wrote this year “What a great small camera at a stunning price” in their review of this digital camera.

Some customers agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Bjm rated the product 5 stars and mentioned in their Nikon 1 J5 review on Amazon this year “At the current price it's a bargain”. Synergyis wrote on Amazon “I also got a discount from Amazon on PSE so a good deal” in their review of this digital camera.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Several Nikon 1 J5 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was quiet. Littlemoon mentioned “The shutter itself is silent” in their Nikon 1 J5 review. Rclh1pufx said on Amazon “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 rated it 5 stars and wrote “And then it's only when it's quite quiet.) RECOMMENDED =========== Nowadays many people have camera (on their phone) most of the time”.

One Nikon 1 J5 owner who purchased the product thought it was noisy. Last year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “At 800 or 1600 good low noise images are obtained”.

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Nikon Has Good Camera Reviews

Nikon has good average reviews for its MILC digital cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other brands.

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Good Support

Several customers said that the product had good technical guidance. This year Bjm said in their Nikon 1 J5 review “You can now easily use manual control via two dials to control aperture & shutter speed”. Littlemoon said in their review “Included with the camera is a useful 138 page pocket-sized manual”. In October last year Rclh1pufx said “There is a good range of other modes available, which are fully explained in the clearly set out manual” and gave it a very good review.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good screen. In October last year Stucumber wrote on Amazon “The images on this screen are clear and bright” in their Nikon 1 J5 review. A few weeks ago Synergyis mentioned on Amazon “The fold out screen excellent.”.

One Nikon 1 J5 owner considered that this digital camera was mirrorless. Expert review site 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 the Nikon 1 J5.

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Good Connectivity

One person who purchased the product considered that it was wifi compatible. Expert review site Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera in October last year “Features a new 20.8 megapixel 1inch sensor, 20fps continuous shooting with AF, 4K video, built-in Wi-Fi and NFC”.

Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Nikon 1 J5 supports video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1 J5 which do not support video recording.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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Unlike most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 J5 which do not have a built-in flash, the Nikon 1 J5 has a built-in flash.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon 1 J5 supports WiFi connectivity, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the 1 J5.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the 1 J5, the Nikon 1 J5 supports Full HD video.

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Very Light

The Nikon 1 J5 is fairly light (only 231 grams) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1 J5. Cameras of a similar type and age to the 1 J5 have weights of between 180g and 680g.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Nikon 1 J5 has a greater number of supported image formats than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Very High JPEG Frame Rate

With a JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the Nikon 1 J5 has one of the highest JPEG frame rates amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The lowest JPEG frame rate of MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1 J5 is 24fps and the highest is 60fps.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon 1 J5 supports a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This Nikon camera also supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of this age and spec.

A 640 x 480 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Has Eight White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most MILC digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras that came out around the same time as the 1 J5. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Direct sunlight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Incandescent", "Manual" and "Shade" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Supports Two Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Nikon digital camera supports a PCM audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J5. The audio format "AAC" is also supported by this digital 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 actually the best video resolution across all MILC digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 1 J5.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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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 digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 J5 the best image resolution is 8688 x 5792 pixels and the worst is 1280 x 1024 pixels.

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Very Thin

The depths of cameras that came out more than a year ago range from 28mm to 78mm, and the average depth is 46mm. The Nikon 1 J5 is one of the thinner MILC digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 1 J5 (only 31.5 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Very Short

The Nikon 1 J5 is one of the shorter MILC digital cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J5 (only 59.7 millimeters) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. MILC digital cameras that were released one year ago have heights of between 58mm and 110mm, and the average height is 75mm.

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Narrow

The Nikon 1 J5 is one of the narrower MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J5 (only 98.3 millimeters) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras that were released one year ago the widths range from 98mm to 140mm.

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Very Short Start-Up Time

At only 1 millisecond, the Nikon 1 J5 has a quite short start-up time compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J5. Across all the comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the 1 J5 the start-up times range from 1ms to 1,000ms, and the average start-up time is 280ms.

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LCD Display

This camera has an LCD display, which is the most commonly found display on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. LCD is the most common display type used in digital cameras. LCD displays are relatively cheap to manufacture but their limitations lie in narrow viewing angles and the displays do not perform well in direct sunlight.

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Very Short Minimum Focal Length

The average minimum focal length of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 1 J5 is 25mm, and the minimum focal lengths range from 10mm to 29mm. With a minimum focal length of only 10 millimeters, the Nikon 1 J5 has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J5.

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Poor Battery Life

One person considered that the product did not have a good battery life. Phil Court said on Amazon “So I can't use my J1 battery or charger”.

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Nikon 1 J5 does not have an image stabiliser, although this is within the context that most of the other MILC digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1 J5 also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Nikon 1 J5 does not have a GPS, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 J5 also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Nikon 1 J5 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as the 1 J5 are not 3D compatible. The Nikon 1 J5 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The Nikon 1 J5 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (only 30 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 J5 the maximum focal lengths range from 30mm to 300mm, and the average maximum focal length is 110mm.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

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

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Only Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Nikon 1 J5 has a greater number of camera file systems than most MILC digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago. The camera file system "DCF 2.0" is also supported by this Nikon digital camera.

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Only Has Three Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most MILC digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. This Nikon digital camera has a Vivid photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the 1 J5. The photo effects "Black&White" and "Neutral" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Only Five Flash Guides

The Nikon 1 J5 is a five flash guide digital camera. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 J5 have between 5 and 10 flash guides.

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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 similar spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago. Most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. Across all cameras of this spec and age the worst flash exposure correction is ±3EV (1/3 EV step) and the best is ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step).

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Slide show playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 1 J5. The playback modes "Movie" and "Single image" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Only 250 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J5 take between 230 and 749 shots per battery charge, including the Nikon 1 J5 which takes 250 shots per battery charge.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

At only 1,030 milliampere * hour, the Nikon 1 J5 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. Digital cameras of this type and age have battery capacities of between 680mAh and 2,400mAh.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the maximum ISO speeds range from 6,400 to 410,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 46,000. With a maximum ISO speed of only 12,800, the Nikon 1 J5 has one of the lower maximum ISO speeds amongst MILC digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

Digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 1 J5 have closest focusing distances of between 0.2m and 0.5m. The Nikon 1 J5 has a quite large closest focusing distance (0.35 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released one year ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 1 J5

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Nikon 1 J5 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1 J5.

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Average Megapixel Count

The Nikon 1 J5 has a pretty standard megapixel count (20.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Sensor Format
Design
Colour
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Guide
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Direct Printing
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Technical Details
Self-Timer
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Certificates
Other Features
Special Features

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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...

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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...

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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 27713, nikon w1030, nikon 27712, nikon 27708, nikon 27711, nikon 27709, nikon 27707, nikon w10100, nikon w1030m, nikon w10100m, nikon w1030mm, nikon nikonj5, nikon w10100mm, nikon 1j510100, nikon i1j510100, nikon 1j510100b, nikon i1j510100w, nikon 1j510100bk, nikon i1j510100wk, nikon vr103030110, nikon crtnk1j51030, nikon vr103030110m, nikon vr103030110mm, nikon crtnk1j51030k
Barcodes 00018208277070, 00018208277087, 00018208277094, 00018208277117, 00018208277124, 00018208277131, 00018208943326, 00018208943340, 00018208943357, 00018208943364, 00018208944927, 00018208944934, 00018208945054, 00018208947065, 00616348088725, 00845251096873, 05269692868465, 08033737555026, 08033737555033, 08033737555040

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