Nikon Z5 entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera has just been launched in India. It is currently Nikon’s most affordable Z-Series camera with a full-frame sensor. The Nikon Z5 has a new sensor, and despite its low position in the series, it still has in-body image stabilization (IBIS), dual SD card slots, and the ability to shoot video up to 4K. The Nikon Z5 will be available at retail price of Rs. 1,13,995 for body only. Nikon has also announced a new NIKKOR Z 24-50mm f / 4-6.3 kit lens, which it says is the smallest and lightest Z-mount lens ever made. The Z5 bundle with this lens is available at a price of Rs. 1,36,995.
The Nikon Z5 inherited many features from its older siblings, the Z6 and Z7, such as the five-axis IBIS, autofocus system and design. However it comes with a new 24.3-megapixel full-frame sensor. It uses the same Expeed 6 image processor and has the same ISO range of 100-51,200 as the Nikon Z6. Burst shooting speed a little slower, at 4.5fps. The Z5 also has two SD card slots with support for UHD-II speeds. It also has the same magnesium alloy body as the Z6 and Z7, with some degree of weather proofing.
The Nikon Z5 supports eye detection AF for humans and animals with 273 on-sensor autofocus (AF) points. You’ll find a tilting rear 3.2-inch LCD display with a 3.6mm dot resolution electronic viewfinder and touch support. The Z5 also has a new EN-EL15c battery, which Nikon claims is good for 470 shots per charge. The camera can shoot up to 4K 30fps, but without any crop up to 1.7x crop factor or 1080p 60fps. The Nikon Z5’s ports include micro-HDMI, microphone, headphones and USB Type-C. The latter port can be used to charge the camera through a compatible power bank.
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