Nikon Z5 Review Mirrorless Camera

the Nikon Z5 is a full-frame mirrorless camera that delivers detailed images and precise autofocus that allows you to pair the camera to your phone to transfer images using the snap bridge app. It has time-lapse multiple exposure creative picture controls and focuses shift photography.

the Nikon Z5 is now one of the best entry-level full-frame cameras out there its price is crazy competitive too the 24.3 megapixel full-frame Nikon Z5 offers what many other camera manufacturers can only offer in their smaller sensor sizes.

However, among its many specs this little demon offers in-body image stabilization eye autofocus beautiful EVF and LCD for image preview and 60p 1080 video.

Z5 offers 24 megapixel image quality with excellent High ISO performance for low light shooting it also comes with built-in stabilization to smooth out shots 4K video is available at up to 30 frames per second though there’s a 1.7 times crop.

Z5 offers Dual SD card slots that feature a USB powering that charges the camera even while in use and it requires one lithium-ion battery.


In terms of buttons and ergonomics is almost identical to a Nikon Z6 or Nikon Z7.


it has a large 24 mp full-frame sensor found in Nikon D750 that produces lovely pictures in well situations with the big bright EVF and 3-inch tilt-angle touchscreen.


Z5 features 273-point autofocus with both static and moving objects giving a large comfy grip and an excellent control layout.

the Z5 features the same 273 point hybrid AF system xspeed 6 processor and 3.69 oled viewfinder as the Nikon Z6 but the Z5 max burst rate and video capabilities are considerably less than the Z6.

It means 4.5 frames per second versus 12 frames per second found on Z6 and heavily cropped 4K on the Z5 versus uncropped over sampled 4K on the Z6.

Nikon Z5
Nikon Z5 LCD
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Nikon Z5 Body


this camera weighs a light 1.3 pounds

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Nikon Z5 Review

Release Date21 July 2020
Body TypeSLR Style Mirrorless
Sensor TypeFull Frame CMOS
Sensor Size 6016 x 4016
Sensor pixel24
ProcessorExpeed 6
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
ISOAuto 100-51,200
Expands 50-204800
Image stabilization5 axis 5 stops
Focus typeHybrid
Focus points273
Manual focusYes
Lens MountNikon Z
Focal length multiplier1x
Screen typeTilting touchscreen LCD
Screen size3.2′
Screen Resolution1,040,000 dots
Viewfinder typeElectronic Oled
Viewfinder resolution2.37 million dots
Viewfinder coverage100%
Shutter speedMin 30 sec
Electronic 1/8000 sec
Continuous drive 4,5fps
Build in FlashNO
External FlashYes
Flash sync speed1/200 sec
Exposure compensation+/-5 at 1/3, 1/2 EV steps
WB BracketingYes
Log Gamma N-Log
Video formatMPEG-4, H.264
Memory slot2
ConnectivityUSB 3.2 Gen1 5Gbit sec
Wireless transmitter802.11b/g/n/ac 5 GHz
Build in Bluetooth Yes
Build in NFCNO
Battery life CIPA470
Image format JPEG, RAW
Video resolution4K 3840 x 2160 up to 30p
FHD 1920 x 1080 up to 60p
Weight 675g
Dimensions134 x 101 x 70 mm

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