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MILC 20.8MP 10x CMOS Apr 2015
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32 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

This MILC digital camera has received nine awards from experts.

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

The experts at two more expert review sites both thought that this camera was great. Ephotozine and PhotographyBlog.com both gave this digital camera a "Highly Recommended" award.

Furthermore, this digital camera received a "Silver" award from Gadgetgear.nl and it received a Reviewed.com "Editor's Choice" award.

Digital Versus gave this Nikon digital camera a "5 Star" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

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

Good User Reviews

The average user rating of this MILC digital camera is 88% based on 96 user reviews.

Good Video Capture

Nine people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording. David Morton wrote in his review on Amazon “Really like the upgrade from my J2, double the pixels and the 4k video is really good”. Two years ago Rclh1pufx rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 “It can produce high quality images and video clips”. Rclh1pufx also mentioned “Video quality is very good”.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Nikon 1 J5 owners who purchased the product agreed that it had a good lens. A Murray said “The zoom lens is adequate” and gave it a very good review score. Dsido wrote “Nice tilt screen, feels good in the hand, preferred old 10-30 lens” but in spite of that they only rated the product 2 stars. M. S. Parkinson scored the product 4 stars and wrote “The interchangeable lens feature is great for a camera so small” in their review of this digital camera.

A few people said that the Nikon 1 J5 had a good autofocus. Ah said in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 on Amazon last year “The touch screen is really good as you can focus and shoot in one operation”. M. S. Parkinson gave it a rating of 4 stars and said “The camera has a great auto focus and flip out screen for vloggers / YouTubers”. The Lambanana mentioned on Amazon “FAST TO FOCUS ============= There are loads of things I like about the Nikon 1 J5” in their review of this digital camera.

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

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Good Quality Pictures

Twenty-two people who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer scored this digital camera 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their Nikon 1 J5 review on Amazon “On paper the Nikon 1 series cameras with the Nikon 1 VR 70-300 mm lens seems an absolute winner for wildlife photography”. Dsido said in their review on Amazon “In really good light the pictures were acceptable, in poor light they were plain awful”. M. S. Parkinson said in their Nikon 1 J5 review in January last year “If you are buying this camera for Photography, then it is fantastic” .

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Amazon Customer said “20 fps continuous shooting is brilliant, for birds in flight you can select the shot with the best looking wing angles” and scored the Nikon 1 J5 80 out of 100. Littlemoon gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera two years ago “In continuous shooting the camera can take up to 60fps when the focus is fixed, or 20fps in auto focus mode”. Rclh1pufx said on Amazon “The screen quality is very good with a high resolution and good colour production”.

A number of Nikon 1 J5 reviewers considered that it had a good ISO range. Amazon Customer wrote “I like the ISO selection, you can have auto ISO” in their Nikon 1 J5 review. Stucumber wrote “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 person who purchased it concluded that it was able to produce clear pictures. A Murray mentioned “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” in their review and rated it as very good.

One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer considered that the product was good in low light. Last year A Murray wrote “It even performs decently in low light”.

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Good Size

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was compact. A Murray said in January last year “The perfect digital compact camera” in their review of this digital camera. Two years ago Littlemoon said “I had recently been considering getting a smaller, more compact camera” and gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100. Littlemoon also said “I think this is a great compact camera for the enthusiastic photographer who is looking for something with a little more excitement”.

A number of Nikon 1 J5 reviewers who bought the product considered that it was heavy and bulky. Phil Court wrote in his review of the Nikon 1 J5 on Amazon “Ideal for taking walking, when I don't want to lug heavy SLR equipment around”.

One customer concluded that the product was easy to carry around. A Murray wrote “I really love this camera it is so compact and easy to carry, not like the bulkier DSLR's”. One customer wrote that it was lightweight. Bjm mentioned in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 “Superb results from a tiny, lightweight camera”.

One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was a good depth. The Lambanana said on Amazon “Good colour, really nice depth to the photography” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 5 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Nikon 1 J5 owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good quality. In January last year A Murray mentioned on Amazon “The functionality is simple and the photo quality is exceptional for a digital compact camera”. M. S. Parkinson wrote in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 “The photo quality is out of this world, for a camera of its size”. Novac said on Amazon “Image quality is really superb with Nikon 1 lenses” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

Easy to Use

A number of Nikon 1 J5 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. A Murray wrote “It's easy to use” in their Nikon 1 J5 review and rated this digital camera as excellent. Amazon Customer mentioned “Controls are intuitive and well laid out”. Bathboy mentioned in their Nikon 1 J5 review “I found it really easy to use - there is a youtube video out there which helps you to pick up some of the hidden” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Three customers who bought the product considered that it was easy to use the menus. Ah wrote “It is also very easy to change common settings with the "F" button” and gave it a very good rating. Ms_ling_69 said in their review of the Nikon 1 J5 “This has many settings and is automatic enough even for a beginner like me”.

A number of customers said in their reviews that the Nikon 1 J5 was comfortable and easy to hold. The Lambanana said on Amazon “LOVELY LOOKING ============== It's lovely to hold”. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on Expert Reviews “There's a contoured handgrip that makes it much easier to hold” in their review.

One person considered that it was easy to setup. S. A. Broadhurst gave the Nikon 1 J5 a score of 5 stars and said “It is easy to set up and then you are away, point, zoom” in their review of this digital camera.

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Nice Design

Some Nikon 1 J5 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was good looking. In January last year Ah gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “EVF is needed for the 70-300mm lens as it is pretty hard to handle this lens without a view finder”. Littlemoon wrote in their Nikon 1 J5 review two years ago “Stylish high-spec compact camera”. Littlemoon also mentioned “Whilst the white might not have been a choice I would have made it is actually very stylish”.

One person considered that it was retro. One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer considered that the Nikon 1 J5 was neat. Littlemoon mentioned “These are minor niggles though, as it really is a neat little camera to use”.

One person who bought this digital camera concluded that it was smooth. In January last year M. S. Parkinson mentioned on Amazon “This needs to be at LEAST 30fps for it to look smooth” in their review and rated the product 80 out of 100.

One customer who bought the product mentioned that it was a good design. The Lambanana mentioned on Amazon “THE PROS ======== 20 frames-per-second continuous shooting with continuous AF Modern 'apple-ish' design with a solid metal chassis Very fast” and scored the Nikon 1 J5 5 stars.

One person concluded that the product was aesthetic. Digitalversus.com rated it as very good and mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “It has gained in aesthetic maturity, losing the toyishness” in their review of the Nikon 1 J5.

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Robust

A number of people said in their reviews that it was well made. Two years ago Phil Court said in his review on Amazon “Good build quality and lots of features to play with”. Rclh1pufx rated it as very good and said in their review “Has a solid feel with a rubber grip at the front, as well as a rubber thumb grip on the back”. Synergyis said in their review on Amazon in January last year “Build quality is excellent and this - J5 - ups the game by adding 4k”.

One Nikon 1 J5 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable. Littlemoon mentioned on Amazon “The camera offers a wide variety of shooting modes, from the reliable auto point” and scored the Nikon 1 J5 80 out of 100.

One person concluded that this digital camera 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 however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of people who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Bathboy wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Bought this on an impulse as it had the Nikon cashback offer which made it very reasonably priced”. Nick wrote “A V/good 4k camera at a good price go to get into 4k photos” in his review of this digital camera. Novac wrote in their Nikon 1 J5 review on Amazon in January last year “What a great small camera at a stunning price”.

A number of Nikon 1 J5 owners wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Bjm said on Amazon “At the current price it's a bargain”. Last year Synergyis scored it 5 stars and mentioned “I also got a discount from Amazon on PSE so a good deal”.

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Good Technical Features

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Bathboy mentioned “Extremely useful features like F menu which allows you to quickly change ISO etc”. Littlemoon mentioned two years ago “I know her flaws and her best features like the back of my hand”. Littlemoon also mentioned “You can access the vast majority of features using the touch screen, including focussing”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Three people who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was quiet. Littlemoon scored the product 4 stars and mentioned “The shutter itself is silent”. Rclh1pufx gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon two years ago “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 mentioned “And then it's only when it's quite quiet.) RECOMMENDED =========== Nowadays many people have camera (on their phone) most of the time” in their review.

One person said that it was noisy. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Nikon 1 J5 review on Amazon “At 800 or 1600 good low noise images are obtained” and gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars.

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Nikon Cameras Have Good Reviews

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

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four customers thought the product had a good screen. Stucumber mentioned in their review on Amazon “The images on this screen are clear and bright”. Synergyis wrote “The fold out screen excellent.” in their Nikon 1 J5 review.

One Nikon 1 J5 reviewer who purchased it said that it was mirrorless. Expert review site Neocamera.com said in their Nikon 1 J5 review “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” however despite that they scored it 3 stars.

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Good Support

A number of customers who purchased the product concluded that it had good technical guidance. Bjm rated it as very good and wrote on Amazon “You can now easily use manual control via two dials to control aperture & shutter speed”. Littlemoon wrote in their review on Amazon “Included with the camera is a useful 138 page pocket-sized manual” and rated it 80 out of 100. Two years ago Rclh1pufx mentioned “There is a good range of other modes available, which are fully explained in the clearly set out manual” and gave the Nikon 1 J5 a score of 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One person said in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. Ephotozine.com gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Ephotozine two years ago “Features a new 20.8 megapixel 1inch sensor, 20fps continuous shooting with AF, 4K video, built-in Wi-Fi and NFC”.

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Nikon 1 J5 has a built-in flash, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the 1 J5 do not have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J5, the Nikon 1 J5 supports wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support wi-Fi to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The megapixels of digital cameras of this age and type range from 10MP to 43MP, and the average megapixel is 18MP. The Nikon 1 J5 has a quite high megapixel (20.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J5.

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Very Light

The average weight of cameras that were launched more than a year ago is 320g. The Nikon 1 J5 is one of the lighter comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J5 (only 231 grams) amongst digital cameras of this age.

Alternative digital cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] (210g) which also has a higher rating.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most MILC cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the 1 J5.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The Nikon 1 J5 has a greater number of supported image formats than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Nikon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this spec and age. The image formats supporteds "NEF" and "RAW" are also supported by this camera.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Nikon 1 J5 has a greater number of white balance modes than most MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on MILC cameras that have been available for more than a year. The white balances "Cloudy", "Direct sunlight", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Manual" and "Shade" are also found on this Nikon digital camera.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 23.01 megapixels, the Nikon 1 J5 has a fairly many total megapixels compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago. The least total megapixels of MILC cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J5 is 12MP and the most is 44MP.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

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

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Nikon 1 J5 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the video resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 3840 x 2160 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1 J5.

The worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera 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 the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than a year ago. Across all cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the 1 J5 the image resolution ranges from 1280 x 1024 pixels to 8688 x 5792 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Nikon digital camera has an Aperture priority AE light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1 J5. The light exposure modess "Auto", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports a H.264|MOV|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported on cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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14 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it did not have a good battery life. Phil Court said on Amazon “So I can't use my J1 battery or charger” in his review.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon 1 J5 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the 1 J5 which support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Nikon 1 J5 does not support video capability, although this is within the context that most of the other MILC cameras that are a similar age to the 1 J5 also do not support video capability.

There are a number of other cameras which also support video capability that you might want to look at including the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

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

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the 1 J5 do not have an image stabilizer. The Nikon 1 J5 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

Most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1 J5 are not 3D. The Nikon 1 J5 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon 1 J5 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other MILC cameras that came out around the same time as the 1 J5 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The Nikon 1 J5 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This Nikon digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the 1 J5. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction", "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 cameras that were released more than a year ago. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by MILC cameras that have been around for more than a year. The camera file system "DCF 2.0" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Nikon 1 J5 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Nikon digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on MILC cameras that have been available for a similar time to the 1 J5. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie", "Program" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Nikon camera.

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Only 250 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Nikon 1 J5 is a digital camera that takes 250 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1 J5 take between 230 and 749 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 12,800, the Nikon 1 J5 has a quite low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 1 J5. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the 1 J5 is 43,000, and the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 6,400 to 410,000.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

At 160, the Nikon 1 J5 has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that were released around the same time as the 1 J5. MILC cameras that came out around the same time as the 1 J5 have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 50 and 1,600, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 170.

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Very Large Closest Focusing Distance

The Nikon 1 J5 has one of the largest closest focusing distances (0.35 meters) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this spec and age the closest focusing distances range from 0.2m to 0.35m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.26m.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Nikon 1 J5

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Nikon 1 J5 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1 J5.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

There are a number of other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Sony Alpha A5000[plb_2665971_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Direct Printing
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Data Network
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

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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...

Reviewed.com

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 j5, nikon 27711, nikon 27712, nikon 27713, nikon w1030, nikon w10100, nikon w1030m, nikon vva241, nikon vva241a, nikon w10100m, nikon w1030mm, nikon w10100mm, nikon vp897687, nikon 1j510100, nikon vva241ae, nikon 1j510100b, nikon i1j510100, nikon i1j510100w, nikon vva242k001, nikon 1j510100bk, nikon manufacurer, nikon vr103030110, nikon i1j510100wk, nikon vr103030110m, nikon vr103030110mm
Barcodes 00000001609252, 00018208277070, 00018208277087, 00018208277094, 00018208277117, 00018208277124, 00018208277131, 00018208943326, 00018208943340, 00018208943357, 00018208943364, 00018208944927, 00018208944934, 00018208945054, 00018208947065, 00616348088725, 00845251096873, 05269692868465, 08033737555026, 08033737555033, 08033737555040

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