Nikon 1 J5

Key Specifications

  • Focal Length: 10-30mm
  • Resolution: 20.8 MP
  • Sensor size: 13.2 x 8.8 mm
  • Screen size: 3 inch
  • Sensor type: BSI-CMOS
  • Type: mirrorless
  • Wi-Fi: Yes,802.11b/g
  • NFC: Yes
  • Built-in Flash: Yes
  • LCD Info Display: 180 degree flip-up TFT LCD

Nikon 1 J5 REVIEW:

Nikon 1 J5: Featuring a 21MP Sensor and the Expeed 5A Image Processor

Nikon has finally launched the 1 J5, a mirror-less camera that boasts of a retro design and certain enviable specs. The hardware looks competitive and the high-end connectivity schemes do add to the credibility of the same. Here is how the specs sheet looks like in detail:


The Nikon 1 J5 sports a 21MP image sensor, offering the maximum image resolution of 5568x3712 pixels. Other resolutions are supported as well with the lowest being 2784x1856 pixels. This camera supports 3:2 as the featured aspect ratio. The BSI-CMOS sensor measures 13.2mmx8.8mm besides working in unison with the Expeed 5A image processor. The Nikon 1 J5 features an extended ISO sensitivity range of 160-12800 in addition to the Auto Mode. In terms of imagery and performance, 6 white balance presets are available. The custom white balance mode is featured in addition to the uncompressed RAW format. Normal and Fine JPEG quality levels are supported as well.


The Nikon 1 J5 boasts of several autofocus modes in Single, Contrast Detect and many more. Manual focus is also supported by this camera in addition to 171 focus points to rely upon. The Nikon 1 lens mount is also featured besides the focal length multiplication limit of up to 2.7X. In terms of shutter speed, the Nikon 1 J5 features an extended range of 30-1/16000. Aperture and shutter priority modes are supported in addition to the manual exposure mode. Multiple subject or scene modes are on offer besides the built-in flash with a range of 5.00m. Multiple flash modes in Auto, rear curtain and many more are supported by the Nikon 1 J5. Burst shooting is allowed at 60.0 fps. 3 metering modes are offered besides the exposure compensation mode.


The Nikon 1 J5 finally dives into the world of 4K video recording at 15 frames per second. Other supported resolutions include Full HD at 60p and HD at 120p. Supported formats include MPEG-4 and H.264. Slow motion recording is also allowed in terms of Videography notes. Time-lapse recording is featured as well.


The Nikon 1 J5 features a tilting LCD that measures 3 inches and offers a screen resolution of 1037K dots. A touch screen is incorporated as well besides the touch focus and the shutter. The 180 degree flip-up LCD panel supports the Live View but a viewfinder seems to be missing.

Connectivity and Storage

In terms of connectivity, the Nikon 1 J5 boasts of USB 2.0 and the HDMI port. Built-in wireless connectivity is supported in addition to the Smartphone controlled remote access. In terms of storage, the Nikon 1 J5 supports SD, SDXC and SDHC digital cards. The Nikon 1 J5 also boasts of an Orientation sensor in addition to the NFC.

Design and Battery

The Nikon 1 J5 measures 98mmx60mmx32mm in terms dimensions besides weighing 231g. Powering this reliable gadget is the EN-EL24 Li-Ion battery module, supporting up to 250 shots on a single charge.

Nikon 1 J5 Price

Nikon 1 J5 Specifications

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Screen Type180 degree flip-up TFT LCD
Screen Size3 inch
+ LENS & Focus
Optical Sensor Resolution20.8 MP
Focal Length10-30mm
Sensor Size13.2 x 8.8 mm
Sensor TypeBSI-CMOS
ISO RatingAuto, ISO 160-12800
MeteringMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Maximum Shutter Speed1/16000 sec
Auto FocusContrast Detect (sensor), Phase Detect, Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Tracking, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual FocusYes
Continuous Shots60.0 fps
Self TimerYes
Built in FlashYes
External FlashNo
Flash ModesAuto, auto + red-eye reduction, fill-flash, fill-flash w/slow sync, rear curtain sync, rear curtain w/slow sync, redeye reduction, redeye reduction w/slow sync, off
Image Display Resolution1037000 dots
Video FormatMPEG-4, H.264
External StoragemicroSD, SDHC, SDXC
Dimensions125 x 98 x 59 mm
Weight231 g
USB CableYes
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Nikon 1 J5 Details

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