Nikon 1 J5

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Where To BuyNikon 1 J5
  • 20.8 MP CX format BSI CMOS image sensor
  • Shoot Full HD 1080/60p videos including time-lapse and stop-motion
  • 105 Phase-Detect AF Points let you instantly focus on your subjects
  1. Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity
  2. NFC
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° 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.

**World’s fastest continuous shooting frame rate (approx. 20fps with AF) among digital cameras with interchangeable lenses available as of March 31, 2015; based on Nikon Corp. research.

***NFC feature for Android™ v 4.0 or later smart devices only
  • CXFormat BSI CMOS Sensor
  • 20.8Megapixels
  • 20 FPSContinuous Shooting
  • Wi-Fi + NFCBuilt-in Connectivity
  • 180°Tilting Touch Screen

Marvel at the image quality

Beautiful photos and videos in any light

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 colours, 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.

Dream it, capture it

Outstanding handling and creative control

The Nikon 1 J5 handles like a dream. Its 180° 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

With Nikon's Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC

Quickly and easily send 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-1 Mount 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.

± Wi-Fi Compatibility

This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android operating system. The Wireless Mobile Utility application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.

For compatibility and to download the application, please visit:

Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.

Wi-Fi® and the Wi-Fi Certified logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

All Nikon trademarks are trademarks of Nikon Corporation.

NFC Compatibility:
This camera's built in NFC function can only be used with smart devices running on the Android™ operating system version 4.0 or later. The Nikon Wireless Mobility Utility application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.
The N Mark is a trademark or registered trademark of NFC Forum, Inc. in the United States and in other countries.

†The following NIKKOR lenses cannot be used with the Nikon 1 J5:

  • AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II
  • AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II
  • AF-S NIKKOR 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II
  • AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8E FL ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 400mm f/2.8G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR
  • AF-S NIKKOR 800mm f/5.6E FL ED VR
  • AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED
  • AF-S VR Nikkor 200mm f/2G IF-ED
  • AF Nikkor 300mm f/2.8 IF-ED
  • AF-I Nikkor 300mm f/2.8D IF-ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/2.8D IF-ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/2.8D IF-ED II
  • AF-S VR Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G IF-ED
  • AF-I Nikkor 400mm f/2.8D IF-ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8D IF-ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 400mm f/2.8D IF-ED II
  • AF-I Nikkor 500mm f/4D IF-ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4D IF-ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/4D IF-ED II
  • AF-I Nikkor 600mm f/4D IF-ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4D IF-ED
  • AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4D IF-ED II
  • Nikkor 500mm f/4 P IF-ED
  • Zoom-Nikkor 1200-1700mm f/5.6-8 P IF-ED

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