• 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 20.8 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D5
  • Fujifilm X-T3
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Predecessor: Nikon D4S
D4S vs D5
Fujifilm X-T2
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Successor:    
General
Model Number: D5 X-T3
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $6499.95 $1499.95
Street Price: $5,496.95 $1,499.00
Date Available: 2016-03-15 2018-07-20
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 49.9 oz (1,415 g)
includes batteries
30.7 oz (869 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 6.3 x 6.2 x 3.6 in.
(160 x 159 x 92 mm)
5.2 x 3.7 x 2.3 in.
(133 x 93 x 59 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 20.8 26.1
Sensor Format: 35mm APS-C
Sensor size: 858.01mm2 (35.90mm x 23.90mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.45 microns 3.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG X-Trans 4
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 88  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.1  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,343  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2),
4176 x 2784 (11.6 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2),
4640 x 3088 (14.3 MP, 3:2),
3472 x 2312 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2320 x 1544 (3.6 MP, 3:2),
4640 x 3712 (17.2 MP, 5:4),
3472 x 2784 (9.7 MP, 5:4),
2320 x 1856 (4.3 MP, 5:4),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2)
6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2),
6240 x 3512 (21.9 MP, 16:9),
4160 x 4160 (17.3 MP, 1:1),
4416 x 2944 (13.0 MP, 3:2),
4416 x 2488 (11.0 MP, Other),
2944 x 2944 (8.7 MP, 1:1),
3120 x 2080 (6.5 MP, 3:2),
3120 x 1760 (5.5 MP, Other),
2080 x 2080 (4.3 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, L/M/S; RAW+JPEG; TIFF JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF 14-bit RAW, uncompressed or lossless compression; RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.1 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
3840x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
2048x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265, Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Fujifilm X
Lens: n/a Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R LM OIS; 14 elements in 10 groups, including 3 aspherical lenses and 1 extra low dispersion element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   27 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual):   18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio:   3.06x
Aperture Range:   f/2.8 (wide) / f/4 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:    
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF: 425 selectable focus points, 2.16 million phase-detect pixels; Single point AF: EVF / LCD: 13x9 / 25x17 (changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 91 areas on 13x9 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: Up to 18 area
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.72x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter; Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark IX screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed) EVF: 0.5-inch 3.69M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 0.75x magnification (35mm format equivalent), 23mm eyepoint (from the rear end of the camera's eyepiece), -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.72x 0.75x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.72x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 102400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 160
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5 AUTO (3) with selectable limits, ISO 160-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 80, 100, 125, 25600 and 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (3 types), incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored), choose color temperature (2,500K-10,000K), all with fine-tuning Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom (3), Color Temperature (2,500-10,000K)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 900 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL exposure metering using approximately 180K (180,000) pixel RGB sensor; Matrix: 3D Color Matrix Metering III (type G, E, and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering III (other CPU lenses); Color Matrix Metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data; Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15, or 20mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU lenses use 12mm circle); Spot: Meters 4mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point; Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses; equivalent to center-weighted when non-CPU lens is used TTL 256-zones metering; Multi, Spot, Average, Center-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: None Film Simulation: PROVIA/Standard, Velvia/Vivid, ASTIA/Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, PRO Neg.Std, Black&White, Black&White+Ye Filter, Black&White+R Filter, Black&White+G Filter, Sepia, ACROS, ACROS+Ye Filter, ACROS+R Filter, ACROS+G Filter, ETERNA/Cinema; Advanced Filter: Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Soft focus, Partial color (Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple); Dynamic Range Setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Dynamic Range Priority: Off, Auto, Weak, Strong; Panorama
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Front curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported Red-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Rear-curtain Synchro. Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction & Rear-curtain Synchro.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 8.0 m / 26.2 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a Bundled EF-X8 flash is rated with a Guide Number of 8m at ISO 100 or 11m at ISO 200
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO 518 hot-shoe contact; safety lock provided; PC Sync terminal Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / XQD SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-II
Other Memory: 2 CF (Type 1) or 2 XQD slots  
Dual Card Slots: Yes Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, L/M/S; RAW+JPEG; TIFF .RAF 14-bit RAW, uncompressed or lossless compression; RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265, Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes Yes
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired, wireless Threaded cable release, optional wired, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal USB Type-C (USB3.1 Gen1), Micro HDMI (Type D), PC-Sync, 3.5mm stereo mic jack, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack, 2.5mm remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.39
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3 0.40
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 12.1 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 200 64
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 12.1 20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 183 36
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 12.1 20.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 74 34
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.13 seconds 0.06 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.095 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.041 seconds 0.060 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.16 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.039 seconds 0.051 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Boost mode enabled.
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.2 seconds 1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   4.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   390 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 3780 shots 370 shots
Battery Life, Video: 110 minutes 40 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL18a Proprietary NP-W126S
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL18a Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: ViewNX-i, ViewNX-Movie Editor, Capture NX-D, Nikon Transfer 2, Picture Control Utility 2 downloads  
OS Compatibility: Windows 7/8/10, Mac OS X 10.9.5-10.11.5  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver.