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Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition

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Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition

£5,389.00
Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition
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A recently released and fully featured SLR camera, with a staggeringly high 20.8MP megapixels but representing only middle of the road value for money
SLR 20.8MP 5568 X 3712 Pixels CMOS Aug 2017
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Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition Review

Released just 6 months ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition number 292 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
2 Reviews
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Value for Money
Average
89
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Age
6 Months Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews and superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
Released by Nikon 5 months ago, it is one of the newest digital cameras on the market, incorporating some of the latest digital camera features. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report design.
This digital camera 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
Limited edition of the award-winning d5 with dual XQD slots
Special 100th anniversary metallic gray finish, personalized engraving and unique serial number

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 334 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 350 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 349 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 78% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition?

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition is 160mm wide and 92mm tall. It is 158.5mm deep and weighs 1.2kg.

Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition front dimensions
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Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This camera received a rating of 77% from digital camera expert review site androidpc.es.

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Very Good Brand

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

Users Report Excellent Design

Two people concluded that this digital camera was well designed.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, and is under 6 months old, however at £5,389.00 it is more expensive than 98% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Up by £390 (7%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition and the United Kingdom price of £5,389.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $7,996.95 (£11,090.97).

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Age

Only Released Six Months Ago

Nikon only released the D5 100th Anniversary Edition six months ago. Newer digital cameras like this one are likely to have better features.

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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 D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a maximum image resolution of 5568 x 3712 pixels. That's 30% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the D5 100th Anniversary Edition of 20.8MP is higher than 90% of all cameras when sorted 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 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 D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. This Nikon camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best).

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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 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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Very Heavy

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The D5 100th Anniversary Edition's weight of 1.2kg is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the D5 100th Anniversary Edition is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Nikon digital camera supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The D5 100th Anniversary Edition's display diagonal of 3.2" is very large compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 96% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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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 Brightness Adjustment

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Headphone Output

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a headphone output. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Has a Touchscreen

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Nikon D5 100th Anniversary Edition supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Carrying Case

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The D5 100th Anniversary Edition features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

nikon 1583

Barcodes:

00018208015832, 00018208946983, 00018208953899

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