Nikon Z5 Price in USA

Nikon Z5 Price in US

The Nikon Z5 is an affordable full-frame mirrorless camera that looks and handles nearly identically to its more advanced Z-mount brothers, the Z6 and Z7. The Z5 is Nikon’s entry-level model in the Z-mount lineup. It is designed around a stabilized non-BSI 24MP CMOS sensor, which is possibly more closely connected to the generation of chip found in Nikon’s D750 DSLR than the newer BSI sensor in the Z6. The sensor is non-BSI since it is incorporated into the body of the camera.

Nikon Z5 Price in USA

The Nikon Z5 is an affordable full-frame mirrorless camera that looks and handles nearly identically to its more advanced Z-mount brothers, the Z6 and Z7. The Z5 is Nikon’s entry-level model in the Z-mount lineup. It is designed around a stabilized non-BSI 24MP CMOS sensor, which is possibly more closely connected to the generation of chip found in Nikon’s D750 DSLR than the newer BSI sensor in the Z6. The sensor is non-BSI since it is incorporated into the body of the camera.

The Z5 is a refined iteration of a design that has been around for a while and features a solid construction. The end product is an easy-to-use full-framer that is surprisingly powerful for its level. However, in contrast to the Z6, which offers a good combination of still and video capabilities, the Z5 is more suited to a demographic that is just interested in still photography.

The Nikon Z5 features a full-frame sensor that is 24 megapixels in resolution. This chip, unlike its older sibling, the Z6, does not feature backside illumination, which means that it is unlikely to have quite the same level of low light performance. From the standpoint of Raw image quality, however, we anticipate that it will be comparable to that of the shockingly still-relevant Nikon D750.

Although the camera has the same Expeed 6 processor as the Z6, the burst shooting speed is significantly slower at 4.5 frames per second (compared to 12 fps). Nevertheless, it is rather surprising that there is a buffer limit of 100 frames and there is no lag (even while shooting Raw+JPEG).

The great coverage is provided by the 273-point hybrid autofocus system, which was also copied from the Z6. Both in terms of dependability and usability, Nikon’s most recent firmware update, version 3.0, brought about a number of very substantial enhancements to the focusing capabilities of the Z6. The Z5 is able to take advantage of these advancements, which include making the AF-tracking mode simpler to operate and increasing the camera’s dependability while face/eye recognition is being used.

Those who are switching over from the F-mount will notice that previously unstable glass, when attached with Nikon’s FTZ adapter, suddenly seems much steadier as a result of the in-body stabilization. According to Nikon, the IS technology built inside the Z5 may minimize shaking by up to five stops (CIPA standard).

Nikon Z5 Specifications

Price
MSRP$1399 (body only), $1699 (w/24-50mm lens), $2199 (w/24-200mm lens)
Body type
Body typeSLR-style mirrorless
Body materialMagnesium alloy, composite
Sensor
Max resolution6016 x 4016
Image ratio w:h1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels24 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors25 megapixels
Sensor sizeFull frame (35.9 x 23.9 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorExpeed 6
Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto, 100-51200 (expands to 50-102400)
Boosted ISO (minimum)50
Boosted ISO (maximum)102400
White balance presets12
Custom white balanceYes (6 slots)
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Image stabilization notes5-axis
CIPA image stabilization rating5 stop(s)
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, normal, basic
File formatJPEGRaw (NEF, 12 or 14-bit)
Optics & Focus
AutofocusContrast Detect (sensor)Phase DetectMulti-areaCenterSelective single-pointTrackingSingleContinuousTouchFace DetectionLive View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points273
Focal length multiplier
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen size3.2″
Screen dots1,040,000
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder coverage200%
Viewfinder magnification0.8×
Viewfinder resolution3,689,400
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Exposure modesProgramAperture priorityShutter priorityManual
Built-in flashNo
External flashYes (via hot shoe)
Flash modesFront-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
Flash X sync speed1/200 sec
Continuous drive4.5 fps
Self-timerYes (2, 5, 10 or 20 secs)
Metering modesMultiCenter-weightedHighlight-weightedSpot
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes
Videography features
FormatMPEG-4, H.264
Modes3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesDual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II compatible)
Connectivity
USBUSB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB chargingYes
HDMIYes (micro HDMI)
Microphone portYes
Headphone portYes
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11ac (dual band) + Bluetooth
Remote controlYes (via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealedYes
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionEN-EL15c lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)470
Weight (inc. batteries)675 g (1.49 lb / 23.81 oz)
Dimensions134 x 101 x 70 mm (5.28 x 3.98 x 2.76″)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingYes
GPSNone
9Expert Score
Awesome

The Nikon Z5 is widely considered to be the stills-oriented camera that offers the most value for the money on the current market. The image quality produced by its 24 megapixel sensor is only slightly inferior to that of the class leaders, and a significant portion of its design, including the build quality and ergonomics, is derived from higher-end Nikon Z models. The autofocus performance is also quite good; with its dependable face and eye detect, this camera is an excellent option for photographing family and friends. The only area in which the Z5 does not shine is in its video capabilities; 4K footage is severely cropped. In spite of this, it is capable of recording in Full HD and has an image stabilization system built in into the body, making it suitable for hand-held shooting.

Build quality
10
Ergonomics & handling
9
Features
9
Image quality
9.5
Performance
7.5
Connectivity
7.5
Value
10
Pros
  • AF joystick
  • Outstanding resolution and dynamic range, in addition to extremely outstanding performance at high ISO
  • Stunning hue in JPEG format
  • Excellent construction quality as well as protection against dust and moisture
  • Outstanding ergonomics, controls that are snappy, and a touchscreen.
  • Stabilization of the picture along all five axes
  • EVF is rather big and has a good resolution for its class.
  • A successful performance in tracking the topic
  • Dependable detection of faces and eyes
  • Slots for two UHS-II SD cards each
  • Jacks for the microphone and headphones
  • Capture of a respectable 1080/60p quality
  • Compatibility with a large number of F-mount lenses with the use of the FTZ adapter
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection that is intuitively simple to use
  • Deep 100 frame storage for bursts
  • Charging through USB
  • Excellent AF point coverage
Cons
  • Noise reduction in JPEG images is a bit strong by default
  • Noise in the shadows at high ISO is slightly more evident than in competitors' cameras with newer sensors.
  • Some people may find a burst of 4.5 fps to be too slow.
  • The quality of a heavily cropped 4K video (1.7x) is diminished, and it becomes difficult to obtain wide angle.
  • There is a significant amount of rolling shutter in 4K and while utilizing the electronic shutter in still images.
  • There is not a built-in flash.

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