• 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 20.8 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • 4/3 226.2mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon D5
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Predecessor: Nikon D4S
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General
Model Number: D5 E-M1X
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $6499.95 $2999.99
Street Price: $6,496.95 $2,999.00
Date Available: 2016-03-15 2019-02-28
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 49.9 oz (1,415 g)
includes batteries
35.2 oz (997 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.3 x 6.2 x 3.6 in.
(160 x 159 x 92 mm)
5.7 x 5.8 x 3.0 in.
(144 x 147 x 75 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 20.8 20.4
Sensor Format: 35mm 4/3
Sensor size: 858.01mm2 (35.90mm x 23.90mm) 226.2mm2 (17.40mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.45 microns 3.36 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
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)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, L/M/S; RAW+JPEG; TIFF JPEG (Exif 2.31), 12-bit lossless compressed RAW (.ORF), RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.1 60.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
4096x2160 (15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
3840x2160 (25p/24p/15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
1920x1080 (120p/60p/50p/25p/24p/15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
1280x720 (120p/60p/50p/25p/24p/15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
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 Micro Four Thirds
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range:    
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   2x (3x in movie mode)
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 High-speed imager AF: Hybrid Phase-detect/Contrast-detect AF, 121 AF points, all cross-type; All target, group target (5-area / 9- area / 25-area), single target (normal / small), custom target (1-4)
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; High-speed (120fps) low latency (5ms) 2.36M-dot LCD, 1.48x - 1.65x magnification, 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.72x 0.83x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.72x 1.65x
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) 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   14.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 102400 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5 AUTO ISO: LOW (approx. 64) - 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 - 6400); Manual ISO: Low (approx. 64) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
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, Sunny (5300K), Shadow (7500K), Cloudy (6000K), Incandescent (3000K), Fluorescent (4000K), Underwater, WB Flash (5500K), Custom WB (Kelvin), One-touch WB (4); WB Tuning: +/-7 steps along A-B / G-M axis
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 60 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 Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: None 4 Custom settings; Art Filter (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Water Color, Vintage, Partial Color, Soft Focus Effect, Pin-Hole Effect, White Edge Effect, Frame Effect, Star Light Effect, Blur Effect, B&W Effect, Picture Tone, Shade Effect), Underwater Wide/Underwater Macro, HDR1/2, Live Bulb, Live Time, Live Composite, Live ND, Focus Stacking, Focus Bracketing
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No 80.0 megapixels
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 Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual 1/1 (FULL) - 1/64
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 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 No
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 Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-II
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 12-bit lossless compressed RAW (.ORF), RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
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 Yes
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 Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired, wireless Optional wired or via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal Micro HDMI (Type-D), USB 3.0 Type C, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.46
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 0.53
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 12.1 60.7
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 200 49
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 12.1 60.7
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 183 49
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 12.1 60.7
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 74 48
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.13 seconds 0.09 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):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.039 seconds 0.038 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.4 seconds 0.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.2 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   870 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 3780 shots  
Battery Life, Video: 110 minutes 90 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL18a Proprietary BLH-1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 1720mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL18a Lithium-ion rechargeable 2 x Proprietary BLH-1 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
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