Nikon D5 Announced, Price $6,499, Available for Pre-order

Nikon D5

Nikon has just officially announced the new flagship FX-format professional DSLR cameras: Nikon D5 with CF version and XQD version. The list price is for $6,499.95, available for pre-order at  (Amazon/ Adorama/ B&H). 

Nikon D5 Specifications:

Body type
Body type Large SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 5588 x 3712
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2
Effective pixels 21 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (35.9 x 23.9 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor EXPEED 5
Image
ISO Auto, 100-102400 (expandable to 50-3280000)
White balance presets 12
Custom white balance Yes (6 slots)
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Fine, normal, basic
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Number of focus points 153
Lens mount Nikon F
Focal length multiplier 1×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3.2
Screen dots 2,359,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.72×
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (via hot shoe and flash sync port)
Continuous drive 14.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2, 5, 10, 20 secs)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes
Videography features
Resolutions 3840 x 2160 (30p/25p/24p), 1920 x 1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p), 1280 x 720 (60p/50p)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Videography notes 1.5X crop mode with DX lenses
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types Dual CompactFlash or dual XQD
Connectivity
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
HDMI Yes (mini-HDMI)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port Yes
Wireless Optional
Wireless notes Requires WT-5A or WT-6A
Remote control Yes (wired, wireless, smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description EN-EL18a lithium-ion battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 1415 g (3.12 lb / 49.91 oz)
Dimensions 160 x 459 x 92 mm (6.3 x 18.07 x 3.62)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS Optional
GPS notes GP-1A

Nikon D5 will start shipping on March 15, 2016.

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