Nikon Announces the Nikon Z5 full frame camera

Nikon Announces the Nikon Z5 full frame camera

Nikon has officially announced the Nikon Z5 full-frame camera, a device that bears many similarities with the Nikon Z6 including IBIS, the AF system, and the design language.

The Z5 has a 24 MP CMOS sensor along with an EXPEED 6 processor. The IBIS system is good for 5 stops. The Nikon Z5 features a dustproof & spill-proof body made using polycarbonate and magnesium alloy for construction. The Nikon Z5 lacks the top LCD of the Z6 & the Z7. Weight wise the Z5 tops out at 675 grams. 

The Z5 has a 3.6 million dot OLED viewfinder and a tilting 3.2-inch screen. With its new EN-EL15C battery, the Nikon Z5 is rated at 470 shots using the LCD and 390 shots using the viewfinder. The older EN-EL batteries will work with the Z5 but will deliver lesser shots. 

The Z5 better the Z6 & the Z7 in terms of storage as it offers twin card slots, both supporting UHS-II speeds.  The camera can be charged via USB and even during operation. 

On the video front, the Nikon Z5 has a massive 1.7x crop during 4K shooting, however, 1080p recording is at full sensor width. The camera has a headphone and mic socket.

Pricing wise, the Z5 will retail at USD 1399 (Body only). Kits include the new 24-50mm F4-6.3 lens for $1699, and with the 24-200 F4-6.3 VR for $2199.

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