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Nikon 1 J5 Indoor Crops

20 Megapixels20 MegapixelsHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveUltra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Ultra HD (4K) video: 3840x2160 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Indoor Crops

The Nikon 1 J5 is compared to the Nikon 1 J4
Nikon 1 J4
. While they follow numerically, the 1 J5 is completely different from the 1 J4 in terms of design and internal components. They necessarily have the same sensor-size while resolution is slightly lower on the J4, 18 vs 20 MP. All images below are 100% unmodified crops from their respective cameras. Aperture, white-balance and ISO were set on the camera, the remaining settings were left on automatic.

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The new 20 MP sensor in the J5 is vastly improved with about a two stop lead over its predecessor. The J5 offers both standard and noise-reduction versions of ISO 6400 and 12800. This produces very smooth images that may look OK in rather small prints.

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Nikon 1 J5
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By on 2015/06/11
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Nikon J5 Facts


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 13 x 9mm

1" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

20 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 160-12800
Nikon 1 Mount
2.7X FLM
Shutter 1/16000-30s
60 FPS Drive, 20 ImagesFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
3840x2160 @ 15 FPS Video RecordingCustom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
3" LCD 1 MegapixelsSpot-Metering
Lithium-Ion Battery
Micro Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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