Z 5 BODY ONLY

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Your full frame journey begins with the Z 5. Simple yet sophisticated, compact yet powerful, the Z 5 is built to grow with you. It’s everything you’d expect from a full frame mirrorless camera—intense detail, expansive views, brilliant low light capabilities, 4K UHD video and more—plus all the innovative tools you need to push the limits of your creativity.
Specifications
Type
SKUVOA040AA
TypeDigital camera with support for interchangeable lenses
Lens MountNikon Z mount
Picture Anglen/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Size35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Pixels24.93 million
Dust-Reduction SystemImage Dust Off reference data (requires Capture NX-D); image sensor cleaning
Image Area (pixels)FX 6,016 x 4,016 (Large) 4,512 x 3,008 (Medium) 3,008 x 2,008 (Small) DX 3,936 x 2,624 (Large) 2,944 x 1,968 (Medium) 1,968 x 1,312 (Small) Image Area 1:1 (24 x 24) 4,016 x 4,016 (Large) 3,008 x 3,008 (Medium) 2,000 x 2,000 (Small) Image Area 16:9 (36 x 20) 6,016 x 3,384 (Large) 4,512 x 2,536 (Medium) 3,008 x 1,688 (Small) Photographs taken while filming movies at a frame size of 3,840 x 2,160: 3,840 x 2,160 Photographs taken during movie recording at other frame sizes: 1,920 x 1,080: 1,920 x 1,080
Effective Pixels (Megapixels)24.3 million
Image Sensor FormatFX
File System
File Format Still ImagesNEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit (lossless compressed or compressed) JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16) compression; size-priority and optimal-quality compression available NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture ControlAuto Flat Landscape Monochrome Neutral Portrait Standard Vivid Creative Picture Controls: (Dream, Morning, Pop, Sunday, Somber, Dramatic, Silence, Bleached, Melancholic, Pure, Denim, Toy, Sepia, Blue, Red, Pink, Charcoal, Graphite, Binary, Carbon) Selected Picture Control can be modified Storage for custom Picture Controls
File SystemDCF 2.0 Exif 2.31
Storage MediaSD (Secure Digital) and UHS-II compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
Card SlotSingle Slot
Viewfinder
Viewfinder1.27-cm/0.5-in. approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED with color balance and auto and 11-level manual brightness controls
Eye SensorAutomatically switches between monitor and viewfinder displays
Compatible LensesZ mount NIKKOR lenses F mount NIKKOR lenses with mount adapter; restrictions may apply
Lens Compatibility at a Glance***Z mount NIKKOR lenses F mount NIKKOR lenses with mount adapter; restrictions may apply
Depth-of-Field ControlYes
Reflex Mirrorn/a
Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment-4 to +2 m-1
Viewfinder Eyepoint21 mm (-1.0 m-1; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Viewfinder MagnificationApprox. 0.8x (50 mm lens at infinity, -1.0 m -1)
Viewfinder Frame CoverageApprox. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Focusing Screenn/a
Shutter
Shutter TypeElectronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter; electronic front-curtain shutter; electronic shutter
Frame Advance RateLow-speed continuous: 1-4 fps High-speed continuous: 4.5 fps
Shutter Release ModesSingle frame Low-speed continuous High-speed continuous Self-timer
Flash Sync SpeedX=1/200 sec.; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 sec. or slower; Auto FP High-Speed sync supported
Continuous Shooting OptionsLow-speed continuous: 1-4 fps High-speed continuous: 4.5 fps
Self-timer2, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 sec.
Slowest Shutter Speed30 sec.
Fastest Shutter Speed1/8000 sec.
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution4.5 frames per second
Exposure
Exposure MeteringTTL metering using camera image sensor
Exposure ModesAuto Programmed auto with flexible program (P) Shutter-priority auto (S) Aperture-priority auto (A) Manual (M) User settings (U1, U2, U3)
Exposure LockLuminosity locked at detected value
Exposure Bracketingn/a
Exposure Compensation-5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV available in modes P, S, A, and M
Scene Modesn/a
Exposure Meter CouplingCPU
Metering RangeMatrix or center-weighted metering: -3 to +17 EV (ISO 100, f/2.0 lens, 20 °C/68 °F)
Metering MethodMatrix metering Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in center of frame; weighting can instead be based on average of entire frame Spot metering: Meters 4 mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point Highlight-weighted metering
Mirror Lock Upn/a
Sensitivity
ISO SensitivityISO 100 - 51,200 in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 EV (ISO 102,400 equivalent) above ISO 51,200; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Single-Point AF ModeYes
Active D-LightingCan be selected from Auto, Extra High, High, Normal, Low, or Off
Expanded ISO Sensitivity Optionsn/a
Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity102400
Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity50
Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity51200
Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity100
Focus / Autofocus
Focus Point273 (single-point AF) Number of focus points available in photo mode with single-point AF selected for AF-area mode and FX selected for image area
Top FP High Speed Sync1/8000 sec.
X-Sync Speed1/200th sec.
Built-in Flash Distancen/a
Focus ModesPinpoint Single-point Dynamic-area AF Wide-area AF (S) Wide-area AF (L) Auto-area AF Pinpoint and Dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only
AF-Area ModePinpoint Single-point Dynamic-area AF Wide-area AF (S) Wide-area AF (L) Auto-area AF Pinpoint and Dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only
Lens ServoAutofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in movie mode); predictive focus tracking Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
VR (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization5-axis image sensor shift, lens shift available with VR lenses
Detection Range-3 to +19 EV (without low-light AF: -2 to +19 EV) Measured in photo mode at ISO 100 and a temperature of 20 °C/68 °F using single-servo AF (AF-S) and a lens with a maximum aperture of f/2.0
Autofocus SystemHybrid phase-detection/contrast AF with AF assist
Builtin Flash Zcameran/a
Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points273
Features4K UHD, WiFi, Bluetooth
Flash
Flash Compensation-3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV available in modes P, S, A, and M
Flash-ready IndicatorLights when optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes as underexposure warning after flash is fired at full output
Accessory ShoeISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Flash ControlTTL: i-TTL flash control; i-TTL balanced fill-flash is used with matrix, center-weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash with spot metering
Flash Sync ModesFront-curtain sync Rear-curtain sync Red-eye reduction Red-eye reduction with slow sync Slow sync Off
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)i-TTL flash control, radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, modeling illumination, FV lock, Color Information Communication, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, unified flash control
Flash Sync Terminaln/a
White Balance
Live View Scene Auto Selectorn/a
Live View ShootingPhotography Live View Mode Movie Live View Mode
Movie
Movie4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 30 fps 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 25 fps 4K UHD 3,840x2,160 / 24 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 60 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 50 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 30 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 25 fps Full HD 1,920x1,080 / 24 fps Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively Quality selection available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160 when quality is fixed at high
Movie MeteringTTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Time-Lapse MovieUp to 4K UHD; Silent mode option
Movie HDMI OutputYes Start/Stop supported
Movie Log Gamma Outputn/a
Time CodeYes Drop frame
Movie Active D-LightingCan be selected from Auto, Extra High, High, Normal, Low, or Off
Movie ISOM: Manual selection (ISO 100 to 25,600 in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV); auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25,600) available with selectable upper limit P, S, A: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25,600) with selectable upper limit Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25,600)
Movie AudioBuilt-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity can be adjusted
Movie Audio Recording FormatLinear PCM AAC
Movie Video CompressionH.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie File FormatMOV MP4
Movie Maximum Recording Time29 minutes 59 seconds
Movie Frame size (pixels) and frame raten/a
AF for MovieAF Speed and AF Tracking Sensitivity can be adjusted
Monitor
Monitor Size3.2-in.
Monitor Resolution1,040,000 dots
Monitor TypeTilting TFT Touch-Sensitive LCD
Monitor Angle of View170° viewing angle
Monitor AdjustmentsColor balance 11-level manual brightness controls
Playback
Voice Memo Functionn/a
In-Camera Image EditingDistortion Control D-Lighting Image Overlay NEF (raw) Processing Perspective Control Red-eye Reduction Resize Side by Side Comparison Straighten Trim Trim Movie
Playback FunctionsAuto Image Rotation Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) Highlights Histogram Display Location Data Display Movie Playback Photo and/or Movie Slide Shows Photo Information Picture Rating Playback with Playback Zoom Playback Zoom Cropping
Interface
InterfaceUSB: Type C connector (SuperSpeed USB) HDMI: Type C HDMI connector Accessory terminal: Can be used with MC-DC2 and other optional accessories Audio Input: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported) Audio Output: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)
Wi-Fi FunctionalityStandards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a/ac 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180–5825 MHz (U.S.A., Canada, Mexico) 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180–5805 MHz (other countries in the Americas) Maximum output power (EIRP): 2.4 GHz band: 7.4 dBm 5 GHz band: 12.2 dBm Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
GPSVia the SnapBridge app
Total Custom Settings38
Menus
Supported LanguagesEnglish French Portuguese (Brazil) Spanish The languages available vary with the country or region in which the camera was originally purchased.
Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time SettingsYes
World Time SettingYes
Power
Battery / BatteriesOne EN-EL15c rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL15b/EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 batteries can also be used. Note, however, that fewer pictures can be taken on a single charge than with the EN-EL15c. The EH-7P charging AC adapter can be used to charge EN-EL15c/EN-EL15b batteries only.
Battery Life (shots per charge)[Viewfinder only]: Approx. 390 shots [Monitor only]: Approx. 470 shots [Viewfinder only]: Approx. 115 minutes of movie recording [Monitor only] : Approx. 120 minutes of movie recording
AC AdapterEH-7P Charging AC Adapter EH-5d/EH-5c/EH-5b AC adapter (requires EP-5B power connector, available separately)
Battery ChargerMH-25A Battery Charger
Miscellaneous
Weight (g) (body only)*1Approx. 20.9 oz. (590 g) camera body only
Length x height x width (mm) (body only)*5.3 x 4.0 x 2.8 in. (134 x 100.5 x 69.5mm)
Tripod Socket1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Animal Eye AF0
4K UHDYes
WiFiYes
BluetoothYes
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