The Nikon 1 J5 with 10-30mm f3.5-5.6 PD Zoom VR lens adds to Nikon's range of compact interchangeable lens cameras boasting a new back-illuminated CX-format sensor and latest EXPEED 5A processor to capture stunning 20.8-megapixel stills, ultra-sharp 4K video footage and smooth time-lapse movies. The J5 delivers 20 fps in continuous AF and 60 fps with the focus fixed thanks to the quick hybrid autofocus (AF) system that uses 171 AF points to rapidly lock onto your subject, instantly switching between 105 phase-detection AF points and contrast-detect AF. The camera's ergonomic DSLR-style layout, 3.0" tiltable touchscreen and built-in Wi-Fi with NFC connectivity brings both creative and manual control straight to your fingertips to ensure you and your friends never miss a moment.
Nikon 1 J5: Key Features
- CX-format sensor
- Includes 10-30mm PD Zoom lens
- Ultra-sharp 4K video recording - a first for any Nikon camera
- Full HD 1080/60p video
- ISO 160-12,800
- 3.0" 1037k-dot touchscreen LCD
- Time-lapse movies
- EXPEED 5A processor
- Hybrid AF system
- 105 phase-detection AF points
- 20 fps with continuous AF
- 60 fps with fixed focus
- Wi-Fi and NFC enabled
- Creative modes
- Nikon 1 lens system
Next-level image quality
Pull ahead of the smartphone crowd with stunning 20.8-MP images. With its large CMOS sensor and 1 NIKKOR lenses, the Nikon 1 J5 will make the most of your creative ideas.
Faster than D-SLRs
At 20 fps with continuous autofocus, the portable Nikon 1 J5 can bring home action shots that a D-SLR might miss. Freeze everything and miss nothing with Sports mode.1
Enjoy D-SLR-style control with the camera’s PSAM Mode Dial, command dial and Fn button. Find your creative edge and vividly capture every inspiration just the way you want.
Thrilling 4K movies
Record monumental movies in ultra-sharp 4K resolution.2 Stretch time and up the drama with smooth Time-lapse and HD slow-motion sequences. Capture epic stills while filming.
Share and impress
Easily share every brilliant shot. The Wi-Fi- and NFC-enabled Nikon 1 J5 makes it quicker than ever to upload high-quality photos via your smart device.
From exceptional low-light images to artistically blurred backgrounds, enjoy a new level of image quality. With a CX-format sensor that’s four times larger than the sensor in most compact cameras, the Nikon 1 J5 shines in any situation.3
With its handsome looks, the Nikon 1 J5 has a real sense of photographic style. Perfectly spaced dials ensure you can shoot without taking your eye off your subject. Front and rear grips ensure a firm hold.
Tilt-screen touch control
Easily shoot intriguing stills and movies. Tap the responsive touchscreen to focus, shoot, and adjust key settings. Tilt the monitor down or up to shoot from unusual angles, or capture creative self-portraits.
Experience the perfect balance of speed, image quality and portability. With an image sensor that’s four times larger than those found on most compact cameras3, the Nikon 1 J5 frees you to achieve superior images. The large back-illuminated CX-format sensor captures the greatest possible amount of light: every pixel is perfectly reproduced to deliver images bursting with colour and fine detail.
With an ISO range of 160-12800, the Nikon 1 J5 delivers crystal-clear images in just about any light. Manually control ISO for total photographic freedom, or allow the camera to automatically set ISO sensitivity for perfect results. Advanced noise reduction ensures cleaner, better-defined images at high ISOs.
Wide-angle zoom lens for everyday shooting
The Nikon 10-30mm f3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom VR 1 Nikkor Lens is a 3x zoom lens equipped with power-drive zoom covering the 10-30mm range of focal lengths (angle of view equivalent to 27-81mm in 35mm format). The electric power zoom enables quick, smooth zooming, which is especially useful when photographing the action or filming movies. The lens is equipped with Vibration Reduction (VR) to ensure clear, blur-free images throughout the zoom range and reduces the effects of camera shake equivalent to a 4.0 stop increase in shutter speed. This compact lens measures approximately 58mm x 28mm and weighs just 89g, making it perfect for travel.