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Nikon 1 J5 Compact System Camera - White (20.8 MP, 10 - 30 mm PD-Zoom Lens Kit, 4K Movie Shooting)
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- Records video footage in ultra-sharp 4K and Full HD and smooth time-lapse movies
- From exceptional low-light images to artistically blurred backgrounds, the J5 brings a new level of image quality with its large back-illuminated 20.8-megapixel CMOS sensor
- Shoot at a blazing fast 20 fps with continuous AF or up to 60 fps with focus fixed at the first frame
- Wi-Fi and NFC capability make it easier than ever to share every brilliant shot via a smart device
- Tiltable 3.0-in Touchscreen LCD monitor enables clear operation even when the monitor is tilted
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|Battery Cell Composition||Lithium Ion||Lithium Ion||Lithium Ion||Lithium Ion||Lithium Polymer||Lithium Ion|
|Display Size||3 inches||3 inches||3 inches||3 inches||3 inches||3 inches|
|Effective Still Resolution||20.8||20.3 megapixels||16 megapixels||16.3 megapixels||20 megapixels||16 megapixels|
|Has Image Stabilization||Yes||Yes||No||No||—||—|
|Item Dimensions||3.15 x 9.83 x 5.97 cm||3.99 x 11.3 x 6.65 cm||3.3 x 10.7 x 6.5 cm||4.04 x 11.69 x 6.74 cm||6.5 x 4.2 x 2.1 cm||11.7 x 3.8 x 6.8 cm|
|Item Weight||231 grams||298 grams||336 grams||477 grams||—||326 grams|
|Lithium Battery Energy Content||6.2 Watt Hours||1,050 Watt Hours||2 Watt Hours||7 Watt Hours||6.93 Watt Hours||5 Watt Hours|
|How is the Lithium Battery packaged?||Batteries packed with equipment||Batteries packed with equipment||Batteries packed with equipment||Batteries packed with equipment||Batteries packed with equipment||Batteries packed with equipment|
|Max Focal Length||180 mm||135 mm||32||50||—||42|
|Min Focal Length||180 mm||4.3 mm||12||16||—||14|
|Optical Sensor Resolution||23.01 megapixels||20||16.84 megapixels||16.3 megapixels||20 megapixels||16 megapixels|
|Removable Memory||Secure Digital card||Secure Digital card; Secure Digital card||Secure Digital card; Secure Digital card||Secure Digital card; Secure Digital card||—||Secure Digital card; Secure Digital card|
Colour Name: white | Style Name: 10-30mm PD Zoom Lens Kit
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This is the first Nikon 1 camera to feature a large, back-illuminated CX-format sensor, specifically designed to capture the greatest possible amount of light.
Nikon 1 J5 Compact System Camera - White
1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM lens - Silver
EN-EL24 Rechargeable Li-ion battery
MH-31 Battery charger with UK plug
BF-N1000 Body cap
UC-E20 USB cable
AN-N1000 Neck Strap
View NX 2/Short Movie Creator Software
Product manual in English
Nikon Europe Service Warranty Card (may be printed on reverse of the product manual)
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With the Nikon 1 J5 in your hand, you can leave the limitations of shooting with a smartphone far behind. A back-illuminated CX-format sensor, four times larger  than the sensor found in most compact cameras, is specifically designed to capture the higher possible amount of light. Every pixel is reproduced to deliver 20.8 megapixel images bursting with colour and fine detail. Together with the camera’s wide ISO range of 160-12800 and the better noise-reduction capabilities of its Expeed 5A image processor, you get clear images no matter what kind of scene you’re shooting.
Thanks to accelerated processing speeds, nothing moves too quickly for the Nikon 1 J5's hybrid autofocus system, which employs a total of 171 autofocus points to rapidly lock-on to your subject. Using 105 phase-detection AF points to detect movement at breakneck speed, fast contrast-detect AF extends to the edges of the frame so sharp focus on peripheral subjects can be achieved, even in low light. Shooting rapidly at 20 fps with continuous AF or up to 60 fps with focus fixed at the first frame, the Nikon 1 J5 can bring home action shots even a D-SLR might miss. For easy access to the camera’s burst modes, simply turn the mode dial to sports where you can select the speed you want to shoot at, and instantly view fast-action sequences as one group of shots.
Compact in size but packed with inspirational tools, the Nikon 1 J5 provides D-SLR style controls to help bring your creative vision to life. With carefully positioned dials, select an exposure mode, including full manual control, from the dedicated PSAM dial, and easily navigate the intuitive menu system with the command dial. You can even customise the function button to recall the menu or setting of your choice.
The super-responsive 7.5 cm (3-inch), 1037k-dot LCD monitor enables you to focus, shoot and adjust key settings by simply tapping the screen. Shooting different perspectives, tilt the monitor up to an 86 degree reverse angle to capture better action shots or up to 180 degrees for a selfie.
To share every shot a dedicated Wi-Fi  button allows direct access to Wi-Fi settings while NFC  support for compatible smart devices makes image transfer as simple as tapping your camera to your device. Pre-select the images or video so they are automatically transferred when using an NFC connection or, for a single shot, directly transfer the picture displayed in playback mode by pressing the Wi-Fi button. You can also use the Wi-Fi function to trigger the camera shutter remotely or create better compositions by previewing shots on your tablet or smartphone screen.
Discover better possibilities with the Nikon 1 J5 and record monumental movies in ultra-sharp 4K resolution  or capture action-packed full HD 1080/60p footage to sweep your audience off their feet. You can capture high-resolution stills while filming simply by pressing the shutter-release button, or use the Auto Image Capture function which analyses every frame and automatically snaps photos when conditions are suitable. With the Nikon movie modes, create energising street scenes with fast motion, put an animated stop-motion feel on the passage of time with jump cut, or get expressive with to-the-point 4-Second Movie clips, stitching up to eight clips together. Film in the movie mode and you can achieve dramatic effects with Slow Motion, a function that plays back a 3-second 120 fps movie clip over 12 seconds, or showcase the passage of time with time-lapse clips composed of up to 300 photos. With all these functions, Nikon 1's hybrid autofocus system and Electronic VR to boot, you can create better video while maintaining a stable view, even at full zoom .
 The 1-inch CX-format sensor used in the Nikon 1 J5 is approximately four times larger than the 1/2.3-in type sensors found in compact cameras.
 Requires installation of the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility application (iOS and Android compatible) on your smart device.
 Near Field Communication (NFC) works with compatible smartphones and tablets. Requires installation of the Nikon Wireless Mobile Utility application and image-transfer setting prior to use.
 4K movies can be viewed on high-performance computers via Nikon’s ViewNX-i software platform, and they can be edited using the ViewNX-Movie Editor.
 E-VR (Electronic Vibration Reduction) enables blur-free footage for HD movies and motion snapshots.
Nikon 1 Ideas
Original Nikon 1 ideas offer quick and easy ways to always get better shot or turn the ordinary into the extraordinary in-camera. The acclaimed Best Moment Capture mode features Nikon’s Active Selection function, which snaps up to 20 full-resolution shots in less than a second and then lets you choose the one to keep. Easily accessed via the mode dial, Motion Snapshot simultaneously records a one-second slow-motion movie and a still image, bringing a photo to life in just one click. Live Image Control lets you explore settings to freeze action, tweak lighting or blur backgrounds. In Creative Mode choose from 14 popular artistic effects to add zing or alter the mood, and five scene modes that automatically optimise camera settings for portraits, landscapes and close-ups.
Better lenses lead to the better images, and 1 Nikkor lenses offfer better results. Their compact size and light weight contribute to the Nikon 1 system’s convenient portability, without sacrificing image quality. The fast and powerful 1 Nikkor 10-30 mm f/3.5–5.6 PD-Zoom lens captures distant subjects to tight close-ups, while the smooth bokeh of the 1 Nikkor 18.5 mm f/1.8 prime lens make it suitable for portraits.
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I bought this to replace my daughter's Panasonic LUMIX tz60 which I accidentally knocked out of her hand and broke whilst on holiday! But that's another story.
The camera body is surprisingly small and compact. In fact it's so small you do worry about holding it and dropping it. I secured the provided strap to the camera so that it could be hung around your neck when using to provided more security.
The lens unit is detachable and adds much more weight to the camera body. The supplied lens doesn't zoom quite as far as we would like so I'm looking to buy another lens to interchange.
An added bonus to these new generation cameras is that you can connect your smartphone to it and effortlessly transfer your photos directly to your phone. No more messing with cables and PCs!
So far my daughter has taken this to Spain and France and taken many gorgeous photos with it with which to make me jealous!
I would recommend this to all and am happy we chose to buy this.
On one hand this camera is amazing in its size, the capacity of what it can do, how light it is. I could take it with me everywhere unlike my big bulky D600.
But taking longer videos with it was impossible, the camera would shut down too soon, even in a cool environment.
And if taken into the sun, the camera shut down literally every minute.
I absolutely understand that the camera is perhaps too small for its powerful functions that heat the housing of the camera too quickly, but I really wish Nikon would solve the problem soon because apart from the overheating issue it is a delight to take with you all the time, being able to shoot in RAW which is important to me, shooting great videos etc.
The zoom lens is adequate but you will know when you begin to use it that you need to invest in one of the other zooms which allow you to get closer to your subjects. That said I am really happy with this, it's easy to use, the functionality is simple and the photo quality is exceptional for a digital compact camera. With regards the 4K video, I filmed with this the first day and the 15fps wasn't a huge issue, my video came out flawless and full of clarity plus the stills you can take from the 4K are great. It even performs decently in low light. Well worth the money.
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