• CX format
  • 20.8 mega-
    pixels
  • 20 fps
    with AF-C
  • 160-
    12800
    ISO
  • 4K movie
  • 171 AF points
  • EXPEED 5A
  • NFC
Type
Type Digital camera with support for interchangeable lenses
Lens mount Nikon 1 mount
Effective angle of view Approx. 2.7x lens focal length (35 mm format equivalent)
Effective pixels
Effective pixels 20.8 million
Image sensor
Image sensor 13.2 mm x 8.8 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon CX format)
Total pixels 23.01 million
Storage
Image size (pixels) Still images taken in auto, P, S, A, M, sports, best moment capture, and all creative modes other than easy panorama  (aspect ratio 3 : 2)
  • 5568 x 3712
  • 4176 x 2784
  • 2784 x 1856
Still images taken in normal panorama mode with camera panned horizontally (aspect ratio 120 : 23)
  • 4800 x 920
Still images taken in normal panorama mode with camera panned vertically (aspect ratio 8 : 25)
  • 1536 x 4800
Still images taken in wide panorama mode with camera panned horizontally (aspect ratio 240 : 23)
  • 9600 x 920
Still images taken in wide panorama mode with camera panned vertically (aspect ratio 4 : 25)
  • 1536 x 9600
Still images taken during movie recording (aspect ratio 3 : 2)
  • 5568 x 3712
Motion Snapshots (photo portion, aspect ratio 16 : 9)
  • 5568 x 3136
File format
  • NEF (RAW): 12-bit, compressed
  • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8) compression
  • NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control system Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified
Media microSD (micro Secure Digital), microSDHC, and microSDXC memory cards
File system DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3, PictBridge
Shooting modes
Shooting modes auto; sports; creative, with a choice of the following options: pop, retro, high-contrast monochrome, nostalgic sepia, HDR, easy panorama, soft, miniature effect, selective color, cross process, toy camera effect, cross screen, fisheye, skin softening, night landscape, night portrait, landscape, close-up, and portrait; programmed auto with flexible program, shutter-priority auto, aperture-priority auto, and manual; best moment capture (Active Selection, slow view and Smart Photo Selector); advanced movie (HD movie, 4K movie, time-lapse movie, slow motion, jump cut, fast motion and 4-second movie); Motion Snapshot; self-portrait
Shutter
Type Electronic shutter
Speed 1/16,000-30 s in steps of 1/3 EV; Bulb
Note: Bulb ends automatically after approximately 2 minutes
Flash sync speed Synchronizes with shutter at X = 1/60 s or slower
Release
Mode
  • Single frame, continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Interval timer shooting
Frame advance rate Approx. 5, 10, 20, 30, or 60 fps
Self-timer 2 s, 10 s
Exposure
Metering TTL metering using image sensor
Metering method
  • Matrix
  • Center-weighted: Meters 4.5 mm circle in center of frame
  • Spot: Meters 2 mm circle centered on selected focus area
Mode
  • P programmed auto with flexible program;
  • S shutter-priority auto;
  • A aperture-priority auto;
  • M manual;
  • scene auto selector
Exposure compensation -3-+3 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at metered value when shutter-release button is pressed halfway
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 160; ISO 200-12800 in steps of 1 EV; 6400 (NR); 12800 (NR); auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 160-6400, 160-3200, 160-800) available (user controlled in exposure modes P, S, A, and M)
Active D-Lighting On, off
Focus
Autofocus Hybrid autofocus (phase-detection/contrast-detect AF); AF-assist illuminator
Lens servo
  • Autofocus (AF): Single AF (AF-S); continuous AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); fulltime AF (AF-F)
  • Manual focus (MF)
AF-area mode Single-point, auto-area, subject tracking
Focus area
  • Single-point AF: 171 focus areas; the center 105 areas support phase-detection AF
  • Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas
Focus lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single AF)
Face priority On, off
Flash
Built-in flash
  • Auto and all creative modes other than HDR, easy panorama, landscape, and night landscape: Flash pops up automatically and fires as required
  • P, S, A, M, and self-portrait: Manual
Guide Number (GN) Approx. 5/16 (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 ºC/68 ºF; at ISO 160, Guide Number is approx. 6.3/20.7)
Control i-TTL flash control using image sensor
Mode Auto, auto + red-eye reduction, fill flash, fill flash + slow sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction + slow sync, rear-curtain sync, rear curtain + slow sync, off
Flash compensation -3-+1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash unit is fully charged
White balance
White balance Auto, incandescent, fluorescent, direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning
Movie
Metering TTL metering using image sensor
Metering method
  • Matrix
  • Center-weighted: Meters 4.5 mm circle in center of frame
  • Spot: Meters 2 mm circle centered on selected focus area
Frame size (pixels)/ recording rate HD movies (aspect ratio 16 : 9)
  • 1920 x 1080/60p (59.94 fps)
  • 1920 x 1080/30p (29.97 fps)
  • 1280 x 720/60p (59.94 fps)
  • 1280 x 720/30p (29.97 fps)
4K movies (aspect ratio 16 : 9)
  • 3840 x 2160/15p (14.99 fps)
Slow-motion movies
  • 1280 x 720/120 fps (aspect ratio 16 : 9; plays at 30p/29.97 fps)
  • 800 x 296/400 fps (aspect ratio 8 : 3; plays at 30p/29.97 fps)
  • 400 x 144/1200 fps (aspect ratio 8 : 3; plays at 30p/29.97 fps)
Time-lapse, fast-motion, jump-cut, and 4-second movies (aspect ratio 16 : 9)
  • 1920 x 1080/30p (29.97 fps)
Motion Snapshots (movie portion, aspect ratio 16 : 9)
  • 1920 x 1080/60p (59.94 fps) (plays at 24p/23.976 fps)
File format MOV
Video compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format PCM
Audio recording device Built-in stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
Monitor
Monitor 7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 1037k-dot, tilting TFT LCD touch screen with brightness adjustment
Playback
Playback Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 16 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, bursts shown as key frames or as consecutive pictures, movie and panorama playback, slide show, histogram display, and auto image rotation
Interface
USB Hi-Speed USB
HDMI output Type D HDMI connector
Wireless
Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Operating frequency 2412-2462 MHz (channels 1-11)
Range (line of sight) Approximately 10 m/33 ft (assumes no interference; range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles)
Data rate 54 Mbps
Maximum logical data rates according to IEEE standard. Actual rates may differ.
Authentication Open system, WPA2-PSK
Access protocols Infrastructure
NFC
Operation NFC Forum Type 3 Tag
Supported languages
Supported languages Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power source
Battery One rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL24 battery
AC adapter EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5F power connector (available separately)
Tripod socket
Tripod socket 1/4-in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions/weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 98.3 x 59.7 x 31.5 mm (3.9 x 2.4 x 1.3 in.), excluding projections
Weight Approx. 265 g (9.4 oz) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 231 g (8.2 oz), camera body only
Operating environment
Temperature 0°C-40°C (+32°F-104°F)
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
  • Unless otherwise stated, all measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) guidelines.
  • All figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery.
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