High-Speed continuous shooting with AF at approximately 20 fps: The superior AF performance of the NIKON 1 J5 enables capture of even moving subjects in sharp focus. The world's fastest high-speed continuous shooting with AF at approximately 20 fps and the world's shortest shooting time lag enable certain capture of decisive moments.
Advanced hybrid AF system features 105 phase-detection AF points that respond quickly and precisely to rapidly changing scenes: Phase-detection teams with contrast-detect AF for virtually full-frame coverage. Featuring 171 AF points tightly packed over nearly the entire frame, of which 105 are phase-detection points
Sports mode optimal for photographing moving subjects: The mode dial on the NIKON 1 J5 offers a Sports mode that makes capturing rapidly moving subjects fun and easy. Choosing Sports mode enables quick adjustment of settings suited to continuous shooting.
An effective pixel count of 20.8-million pixels, a new backside-illumination CMOS image sensor, and the new EXPEED 5A image-processing engine achieve even better image quality: The NIKON 1 J5 offers a backside-illumination structure adopted for the first time in the Nikon 1 series with a newly developed backside-illumination CMOS image sensor
An Fn (function) button to which a frequently used function can be assigned: The NIKON 1 J5 is the first camera in the J series to be equipped with a Function (Fn) button to which a frequently used function can be assigned.
A command dial that can be used to adjust settings while framing images: The NIKON 1 J5 is the first camera in the J series to be equipped with a command dial for smooth adjustment of camera settings. It allows users to adjust a variety of settings without looking away from the scene they have framed.
A tilting LCD monitor and Self-portrait mode convenient for capturing self-portraits: The camera is equipped with a tilting LCD monitor that not only supports shooting from low and high angles, but also supports capture of self-portraits.
A comfortable grip: The elegant and refined body offers a grip that seems to form to the hand for a firm and steady hold.
A compact and lightweight body that is both elegant and easy to use: The NIKON 1 J5 is an elegant camera with an authentic appearance, functional design and mechanical buttons and dials with a metal feel that will make users proud to own.
Equipped with a function for recording 4K movies: The NIKON 1 J5 is Nikon's first digital camera to be equipped with a 4K (3840 x 2160/15p) movie-recording function that makes recording beautiful, ultra high-definition movies enjoyable. 4K movies up to ten minutes in length can be recorded.
Creative modes and Glamour Retouch that makes more varied photography fun and easy: Seven new Creative modes: Pop, Retro, High-contrast Monochrome, Nostalgic Sepia, Cross Screen, Fisheye, and Skin Softening. In addition, Selective Color and Cross Process modes can now be used with movie recording for more creative movie expression.
NFC support and a dedicated Wi-Fi button that make transferring images even easier: The NIKON 1 J5 is equipped with a dedicated Wi-Fi button that makes connecting to a smart device, such as a smartphone or tablet, via Wi-Fi connection even easier.
A tilting LCD monitor and Self-portrait mode convenient for capturing self-portraits
Creative modes and Glamour Retouch that makes more varied photography fun and easy
NFC support and a dedicated Wi-Fi button that make transferring images even easier
A command dial that can be used to adjust settings while framing images
A compact and lightweight body that is both elegant and easy to use
Sports mode optimal for photographing moving subjects
Equipped with a function for recording 4K movies
High-Speed continuous shooting
Body & Lens
Nikon 1 J5
Meet the ultimate combination of image quality and portability, speed and versatility, creativity and connectivity: Nikon 1 J5. Masterfully designed on the inside and out, Nikon 1 J5 is faster than any DSLR on the market, achieves image quality and low-light performance few compact cameras can rival and yet is small enough to take on every outing. Shoot 20.8-megapixel photos, 1080/60p videos, time-lapse and slow-motion sequences, HDR (High Dynamic Range) images and much more. Pair it with any superb 1 NIKKOR lens, or add the optional FT-1 Mount Adapter and use legendary NIKKOR DSLR lenses. With a 180-degree tilting touch screen, full manual control for those who want it, new onboard effects and even built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC) for sharing your photos while on-the-go, Nikon 1 J5 is the intersection of advanced technology, image quality and portability.
Capture sights other cameras miss
The Nikon 1 J5 achieves a level of speed and accuracy not even a DSLR can match. Its cutting-edge autofocus system uses 105 phase-detect AF points to instantly identify and focus on your subject. Hold down the shutter button and turn each second of action into 20 tack-sharp, full-resolution photos. Fix your focus, and the Nikon 1 J5 can capture at a mind boggling 60 frames per second continuously. A new Sports Mode optimizes the Nikon 1 J5 for fast-action, so you can switch from shooting pre-game portraits to on-field close-ups without missing a play.
Marvel at the image quality
Capture in 20.8-megapixels of dazzling resolution. The Nikon 1 J5's all new back-side illuminated (BSI) CX-format CMOS image sensor gathers more light than a traditional CMOS sensor, enabling faster shutter speeds and enhanced low-light capabilities. Nikon's new EXPEED 5A image processing assures rich colors, smooth tones and razor-sharp details in every photo and Full HD video. And when the light is very low, shoot all the way up to ISO 12,800 with no fear of noise High ISO Noise Reduction stacks four separate images for clean, sharp low-light results.
Outstanding handling and creative control
The Nikon 1 J5 handles like a dream. Its 180-degree tilting touch screen lets you shoot from any angle that intrigues you and puts key controls even the ability to fire the shutter at your fingertips. You can quickly select an exposure mode, including full Manual control, from the dedicated PSAM dial, while the Command Dial makes it easy to navigate the Nikon 1 J5's intuitive menu system. You can even customize the Function button to recall your favorite menu or setting. Bring your creative vision to life.
Send photos right to your smart device
Nikon snapbridge describes the experience of quickly and easily sending photos wirelessly from the Nikon 1 J5 to a compatible smartphone or tablet using built-in Wi-Fi and NFC. Once connected, you can use your compatible smartphone or tablet to share your Nikon 1 J5 photos while on the go and even control the Nikon 1 J5 see what the camera sees and take pictures!
Experience true optical excellence
For over 85 years, NIKKOR has been the mark of optical excellence with over 90-million lenses sold worldwide. The Nikon 1 J5 connects you to that legacy with 11 superior 1 NIKKOR lens options, from wide-angle primes to telephoto zooms. Add the optional FT-1Mount Adapter and use the Nikon 1 J5 with NIKKOR DSLR lenses, ideal for anyone who already owns a Nikon DSLR or simply wants to expand their capabilities with these marvels of optical precision.
Create videos that amaze
Capture cinematic 1080/60p video with shallow depth of field, use ultra-smooth slow motion to create heroic-looking moments and even create beautiful time-lapse videos right in the camera. Active D-Lighting during movie shooting brings out more details in the highlights and shadows of your videos and continuous autofocus with Electronic Vibration Reduction (VR) technology keep your videos sharp and steady.
Small size, huge performance
When you want to travel light but still capture beautiful photos and videos, the Nikon 1 J5 is the way to go. It delivers the portability of a compact digital camera but image quality that far surpasses most other compacts. It offers the versatility of interchangeable lenses and shooting speed beyond any DSLR on the market. Whether it's your primary camera or a companion to your DSLR, the Nikon 1 J5 can go wherever your creative vision takes you.
Express your creativity
Even experienced shooters can find new inspiration in the Nikon 1 J5's Creative Mode. Explore HDR (High Dynamic Range) shooting or apply fun effects like Toy Camera, Miniature Effect, Cross Process and more. For video, easily create funny sped-up sequences with Fast Motion or a cinematic quick-cut sequence with Jump Cut.