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Nikon 1 J5 vs Sony DSC-HX90

Nikon 1 J5 vs Sony DSC-HX90

Nikon 1 J5

82

Overall Score

Nikon 1 J5

£269.00
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning MILC digital camera, perfect for portrait photography
87
263 Reviews + 11 Awards
76
Very Good
94
Fully-Featured
66
2 Years Old
Overall Score
82
Excellent
MILC 20.8MP CMOS Black May 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date
Sony DSC-HX90

52

Overall Score

Sony DSC-HX90

£289.00
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and 1 year old compact digital camera
87
238 Reviews
52
Average Features
71
18 Months Old
Overall Score
52
Average
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
11 Awards
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
dkamera.de: Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
fotomaniak.pl: Good Buy
gadgetgear.nl: Silver
M3.idg.se: Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
ua.gecid.com: Easy to Use
vido.com.ua: Recommended
No awards found
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  MILC
BEST
 MILC
Megapixels 20.8MP
BEST
18.2MP
Still Image Resolution  1536 x 4800  2784 x 1856
BEST
 1536 x 4800  2784 x 1856
Maximum Image Resolution  5568 x 3712
BEST
 5568 x 3712
Optical Sensor Size  2/3"  2/3"
BEST
Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  NEF  EXIF  JPEG
BEST
 RAW  JPG  NEF  EXIF  JPEG
Image Sensor Size (W X H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels 23.01MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer Location  Optical  Optical
Sensor Format  CX  CX

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom 30x
BEST
Digital Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 120x
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number 16 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F) Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface  Nikon 1  Nikon 1
Diaphragm Blade 7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size 40.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Type  Bayonet  Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  centre weighted  servo  tracking  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face detection  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  single  continuous  centre weighted  servo  tracking  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face detection  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 105 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  1600  100  Auto  100 - 1600  1600  100  Auto  100 - 1600
BEST
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  Programme  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  Programme
ISO Sensitivity (max) 12,800 12,800
ISO Sensitivity (min) 160 Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix
Light Exposure Correction  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30s 30s
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Fill-in  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Second curtain synchro  Flash on  Auto  Fill-in  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Second curtain synchro  Flash on
Flash Guide Number 5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160
Video Resolution  3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720
BEST
 3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  MP4  AVCHD  AVC  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  MP4  AVCHD  AVC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  3840 x 2160@15fps  1280x720@120fps  800 x 296@400fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1280x720@60fps  1280x960@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@60fps  3840 x 2160@15fps  1280x720@120fps  800 x 296@400fps  1920x1080@30fps  1280×720@60fps  1280x720@60fps  1280x960@30fps
HD Type  HD  4K Ultra HD  HD  4K Ultra HD

Audio

Audio Formats Supported  PCM  AAC++
BEST
 PCM  AAC++

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo
Memory Slots 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal 3" Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 1,037,000 pixels 18 pixels
BEST
Display  LCD
BEST
 LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2"
Viewfinder Type  Electronic  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  USB 2.0  USB  USB 2.0 HDMI output  HDMI  n  1  USB 2.0 HDMI output (19 pin micro HDMI Type D)  USB 2.0 HDMI  USB 2.0  USB  USB 2.0 HDMI output  HDMI  n  1  USB 2.0 HDMI output (19 pin micro HDMI Type D)  USB 2.0 HDMI
HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Sunny  Direct sunlight  Daylight  Custom modes  Push  custom m  cus  Auto  Manual  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Sunny  Direct sunlight  Daylight  Custom modes  Push  custom m  cus
Shooting Modes  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Movie  Manual  Mo  Aperture pr  Auto  Program  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Movie  Manual  Mo  Aperture pr
Photo Effects  Black&White  Neutral  Sepia  Vivid  Art  Black&White  Neutral  Sepia  Vivid  Art
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System  Exif 2.3  DCF  Exif
BEST
 Exif 2.3  DCF  Exif
Camera Playback  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Single  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Single
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes  Close-up (macro)  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Panorama  Portrait  Sports  Self-portrait  Close-up (macro)  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Panorama  Portrait  Sports  Self-portrait
Languages Support  Multi  I  Multi  I
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  PER  VIE  IND  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  BUL  SER  CZE  UKR  THA  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  PER  VIE  IND  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  BUL  SER  CZE  UKR  THA

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 231g 218g
BEST
Height 59.7mm 58.1mm
Depth 31.5mm 35.4mm
Width 98.3mm 102mm
Weight (including Battery) 265g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity 1,030mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life 250 shots 390 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage 7.4V Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Recording Time Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Maximum Operating Temperature Range (T-T)  40 °C  40 °C

Packaging Content

Cables Included  USB
BEST
 USB

Networking

Wi-Fi Standards  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g  IEEE 802.11b  IEEE 802.11g
Data Network  Not supported  Not supported

Other Features

Metering Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed
White Balance Bracketing Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor  BIONZ  BIONZ
Shooting Programs Unknown - Click to provide data
Silent Shooting
Other Features Unknown - Click to provide data
Microphone Operation Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
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