Nikon Announces D5 & D500 Camera and New Accessories

Looking to be an exciting year ahead, Nikon announces 2 new models and both seems to be very much catered to the action / sports / wildlife photographer.

Nikon D5

The ultimate, hence flagship on Nikon’s line-up of Digital SLRs, and it comes with 4K video recording too!

d5

– Two body options: One variant will use dual XQD cards (1,405 g/49.5 oz.), while the other will use traditional dual CF cards (1,415 g/49.9 oz.)
– A new 20.8 MP CMOS sensor, as opposed to the previous 16 MP on the D4S
– EXPEED 5 Processing System
– 4K video with built-in time-lapse function and uncompressed HDMI out
– 153 AF points (99 cross-type), with 15 f/8-enabled points (55 (35 cross-type) points are selectable by the photographer)
– Focusing at EV -4
– 12 fps continuous shooting with full AF/AE tracking
– 14 fps continuous shooting with mirror lockup and fixed AF/AE
– Buffer of up to 200 frames of raw files
– High ISO of 102,400
– Extended ISO of 3,280,000
– 3.2-inch, 2.36 million dots LCD touchscreen
– USB 3.0​
– Weather-sealed

Availability : March 2016
MSRP : $6,499.95
Product Page : CLICK HERE

Nikon D500

Behold the D500 – built like a D5, armed with APS-C sensor, super fast burst mode, flip LCD and 4K video recording!

d500

– Dual XQD and SD card slots
– A new 20.9 MP CMOS sensor
– EXPEED 5 Processing System
– 4K video with built-in time-lapse function and uncompressed HDMI out
– 3-axis electronic VR feature for 1080p video
– 153 AF points (99 cross-type), with 15 f/8-enabled points
– 10 fps continuous shooting with full AF/AE tracking
– Buffer of up to 79 frames of raw files
– High ISO of 51,200
– Extended ISO of 1,640,000
– 3.2-inch, 2.36 million dots LCD tiliting touchscreen
– SnapBridge sharing technology to allow easy transfer of photos to smartphones and other connected devices
– Weather-sealed

Availability : March 2016
MSRP : $1,999.95
Product Page : CLICK HERE

Nikon SB-5000 Speedlight

sb5000
The first Nikon speedlight with RF (Radio Frequency) capabilities, it features a 30-meter (98-foot) range and when paired with the WR-R10 transmitter it can control up to six groups or 18 speedlights.

Availability : March 2016
MSRP : $599.95
Product Page : CLICK HERE

Nikon WT-6A Wireless Transmitter

WT-6A
A Wireless Transmitter for use with the D5, offering file transfer speeds of up to 130 mbps via the 802.11ac standard, the transmitter has a range of approximately 656 ft. and when in HTTP mode, also offers wireless camera controls, Live View shooting, and HD recording controls.

Availability : March 2016
MSRP : $749.95
Product Page : CLICK HERE

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