Nikon 1 J5 Announced; The First Nikon with 4K Video and World’s Fastest Continuous Shooting

Apr 2, 2015

Liron Samuels

Liron Samuels is a wildlife and commercial photographer based in Israel. When he isn’t waking up at 4am to take photos of nature, he stays awake until 4am taking photos of the night skies or time lapses. You can see more of his work on his website or follow him on Facebook.

Nikon 1 J5 Announced; The First Nikon with 4K Video and World’s Fastest Continuous Shooting

Apr 2, 2015

Liron Samuels

Liron Samuels is a wildlife and commercial photographer based in Israel. When he isn’t waking up at 4am to take photos of nature, he stays awake until 4am taking photos of the night skies or time lapses. You can see more of his work on his website or follow him on Facebook.

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Nikon’s newest mirrorless system offers 4K video as expected, as well as a bump in megapixels, a backside-illumination sensor and up to 20 frames per second with continuous autofocus.

A tilting touchscreen, new EXPEED 5A image processor, built-in WiFi and NFC support make the camera even more attractive.

The camera is available for pre-order and will begin shipping on April 30th.

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Below are some of the specs:

  • New 20.8MP backside-illumination CMOS image sensor
  • New EXPEED 5A image-processing engine
  • World’s fastest continuous shooting with AF at up to approximately 20 fps
  • 60 fps burst rate (with locked focus)
  • 20 frame buffer capacity
  • World’s shortest shooting time lag
  • 171 AF (105 phase-detection)
  • ISO 160–12800
  • Fn (function) button
  • 3”, 1037k dots tilting touchscreen
  • 4K video (though only 15fps)
  • FHD Video 1080p/60fps
  • Low-res video at up to 1200fps for super slow motion
  • NFC support
  • Built-in WiFi
  • Small grip
  • 2.7x crop factor

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The camera is available for pre-order in various combos:

10-30mm kit priced at $497 available in black, silver or white.

30-110mm VR kit priced at $1,047 available in silver or white.

10-30mm and 30-110mm kit priced at $747 available in silver or white.

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Liron Samuels

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4 responses to “Nikon 1 J5 Announced; The First Nikon with 4K Video and World’s Fastest Continuous Shooting”

  1. Imrich Pluhár Avatar
    Imrich Pluhár

    i have a new dream :-)

  2. andrei ioan Avatar
    andrei ioan

    sooo….it can shoot for .3 seconds in continuous mode?…or 1 second max…

  3. patrick Avatar
    patrick

    i think your pricing is wrong. the 30-110 is more expensive than the 2 lens bundlep

  4. patiferoolz Avatar
    patiferoolz

    4k @ 15fps = useless