|Type||Digital single-lens reflex camera|
|Released||6 January 2016|
|Lens mount||Nikon F-mount|
|Sensor||36.0 mm × 23.9 mm, Nikon FX format, 6.4 µm pixel size|
|Sensor maker||Nikon manufactured by Toshiba|
|Maximum resolution||5568 × 3712 pixels|
|Film speed||ISO equivalency 100 to 102,400 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps, Boost: 50–3,280,000 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps|
|Storage media||Two CompactFlash (Type I) card slots, or two XQD card slots|
|Focus modes||Auto selection (AF-A), Continuous-servo (AF-C), Single-servo AF (AF-S), Face-Priority AF (Live View and D-Movie only), Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder|
|Focus areas||153-area Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K; 55 points user-selectable|
|Exposure modes||Programmed Auto [P], Shutter-Priority Auto [S], Aperture-Priority Auto [A], Manual [M]|
|Exposure metering||180,000 pixels RGB TTL exposure metering sensor|
|Flash||None, External only|
|Shutter||Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter|
|Shutter speed range||30 to 1/8000 second and bulb|
|Continuous shooting||12 frame/s up to 200 RAW images|
|Viewfinder||Optical-type fixed eye level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.72x magnification|
|Video recording||4K up to 30 fps|
1080p up to 60 fps
|LCD screen||3.2-inch diagonal, (2,359,000 dots), touchscreen|
|Battery||EN-EL18a Lithium-ion battery|
|Dimensions||6.3 by 6.3 by 3.7 inches (160 mm × 160 mm × 94 mm)|
|Weight||49.5 oz (1,400 g) w/ battery and 2 XQD cards|
The Nikon D5 is a full frame professional DSLR camera announced by Nikon Corporation on 6 January 2016 to succeed the D4S as its flagship DSLR. The D5 offers a number of improvements over its predecessor including a new image sensor, new image processor, improved ergonomics and expanded ISO range. Additionally, improved auto focus (AF) mode were introduced. On 23 February 2017, at CP+ show, a special edition was released for Nikon's 100th anniversary.
It was succeeded by the Nikon D6, announced on February 12, 2020.
While the D5 retains many features of the Nikon D4S, it offers the following new features and improvements:
- Redesigned 20.8-megapixel image sensor with less noise
- Nikon EXPEED5 image processor
- Expanded ISO range of ISO 100–102,400 (boosted range of ISO 50–3,280,000)
- 4K video (3840 x 2160) 30p video capture with uncompressed video output via HDMI
- Improved autofocus and subject tracking algorithms
- Increasing continuous shooting speed to 12fps with full AF
- Touchscreen Rear LCD monitor
In June 2016, a firmware update added several significant improvements:
- The maximum video recording time was increased to 29:59 for all resolutions, including 4K.
- Electronic vibration reduction was added for video shooting.
- A new 9-point dynamic autofocus mode was added for stills shooting.
- Also added for stills shooting was a flicker reduction mode, in which the moment of exposure is adjusted to compensate for flickering electric lighting.
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