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Nikon 1 J5

£288.40
Nikon 1 J5
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A good value for money and powerful MILC digital camera, good for everyday photography
MILC 20.8MP 5568 X 3712 Pixels CMOS May 2015
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Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 10-30mm Lens Silver (Brand new, unopened)
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NEW BOXED NIKON 1 J5 BODY ONLY DIGITAL CAMERA / SILVER (Brand new, unopened)
£295.00
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NEW BOXED NIKON 1 J5 BODY ONLY DIGITAL CAMERA / BLACK (Brand new, unopened)
£295.00
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Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 10-30mm Lens White (Brand new, unopened)
£297.50
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NEW BOXED NIKON 1 J5 CAMERA + VR 10-30mm F/3.5-5.6 PD LENS KIT / SILVER (Brand new, unopened)
£370.00
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Nikon 1 J5 20.8MP Digital SLR Camera (Black) with 10-30mm VR Lens (Brand new, unopened)
£445.00
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£338.51
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Nikon 1 J5 Compact System Camera - White (20.8 MP, 10 - 30mm PD-Zoom Lens Kit, 4K Movie Shooting)
£371.95
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Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 10-30mm Lens Silver
£383.00
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£434.95
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£499.99
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Nikon 1 J5 Review

With excellent features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Nikon 1 J5 number 158 across all digital cameras and number 163 in best selling cameras.
83
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
2 Years Old
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some great features:
Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available
5568 x 3712 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Capture sights other cameras miss
Marvel at the image quality
Dream it, capture it
Send photos right to your smart device
Experience true optical excellence
Create videos that amaze
Small size, huge performance
Express your creativity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Nikon digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 251 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 261 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 261 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Nikon 1 J5?

The Nikon 1 J5 is 98.3mm wide and 59.7mm tall. It is 31.5mm deep and weighs 231g.

Nikon 1 J5 front dimensions
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Nikon 1 J5 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

Based on 40,636 owner and expert reviews (including 10,692 verified purchases), Nikon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Nikon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has excellent features but is over 6 months old. However at £288.40 it is still cheaper than 54% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon 1 J5 and the United Kingdom price of £288.40 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $299.00 (£414.68).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since May 2015.

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Features

Over 90 Different Nikon Lenses Available

Nikon offers over 90 own brand lenses for their SLR cameras including macro, fixed focal length and zoom lenses allowing for huge creative versatility. More lenses that fit Nikon SLR cameras are available from third party manufacturers such as Tamron and Sigma.

Nikon lens range

5568 X 3712 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Nikon 1 J5 is 5568 x 3712 pixels. That's 30% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Nikon 1 J5 of 20.8MP is in the highest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This 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 highest video resolution of the Nikon 1 J5 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this Nikon camera has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Nikon 1 J5's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,800 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 32% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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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 Nikon 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.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Nikon 1 J5 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Nikon 1 J5 of 231g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 44% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon 1 J5 features brightness adjustment. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Nikon 1 J5 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Nikon 1 J5 supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Nikon 1 J5 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

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

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Nikon 1 J5 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Nikon 1 J5 of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Nikon 1 J5 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Carrying Case

The Nikon 1 J5 has a carrying case. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Nikon 1 J5 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Nikon 1 J5 has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon 1 J5 supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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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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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Nikon 1 J5 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Nikon 1 J5 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Nikon 1 J5 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Nikon 1 J5 has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Nikon 1 J5 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 55% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon 1 J5 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Nikon 1 J5 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The Nikon 1 J5 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 cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this Nikon digital camera. This Nikon camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 960 pixels plus 1 more value. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon crtnk1j51030k, nikon vr103030110mm, nikon i1j510100wk, nikon 1j510100bk, nikon vr1030mm, nikon w10100mm, nikon w1030mm, nikon 27708, nikon 27712, nikon 27709, nikon 27707, nikon 27713, nikon j5

Barcodes:

00018208277070, 00018208277087, 00018208277094, 00018208277117, 00018208277124, 00018208277131, 00018208943326, 00018208943340, 00018208943357, 00018208943364, 00018208944927, 00018208944934, 00018208945054, 00018208947065, 00616348088725, 00845251096873, 05269692868465, 08033737555026, 08033737555033, 08033737555040, 08033737557747

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