Nikon D5 & D500 Announced

Nikon has announced two new cameras, a full frame D5 and an APS-C D500. Both sport 20 Megapixel sensors and share a 153-point AF system and EXPEED 5 processor.

The D5, set to be available in March for $6,500.00

  • New 20.8MP FX-format CMOS image sensor and EXPEED 5 image processing
  • Widest native ISO range ever in a Nikon full-frame DSLR: ISO 100 to 102,400 (expandable to Hi-5, ISO 3,280,000)
  • Redesigned AF system with a 153 focus points, 99 cross-type sensors and a dedicated processor
  • 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) video recording and pro-grade video features
  • 12 fps continuous shooting with full AF and AE performance; up to 200 shots in a single burst

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The D500 is also due out in March for $2,000.00

  • 20.9MP DX format CMOS sensor and EXPEED 5 image processor
  • Multi-CAM 20K Autofocus sensor with 153/99 AF points
  • ISO range of 100-51,200 expandable to Lo 1 and Hi 5 (50 – 1,640,000 equivalent)
  • Share images instanly with built-in SnapBridge (Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth) capabilities
  • Shoot cinematic 4K UHD video
  • Dual card slots – XQD and SD media


A new radio controlled SB-5000 Speedlight and a WT-6A Wireless Transmitter for use with the D5 were also announced. They will also be available in March for $600 and $750 respectively.


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