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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews

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Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews

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  • Pros mentioned:
    Evf

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    You'll love this camera / lens. Just buy it.

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    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I really am impressed with the Z5 / 24-200 lens combo. I think it's the perfect lens to start out with on the Z series camera bodies. It's a great walk around lens. The reach is great and it works really well with the 5 axis built in stabilization built into the Z5 body. It allows you to get sharp photos handheld even in low light without the ISO going too high. I must say i really love the EVF in this camera. I came from a D7500 which has an optical view finder. This allows you to see in real time what your photo will look like. No more guessing! At $1999, even on sale, it wasn't exactly cheap. But...you have to remember...you're getting a full frame mirrorless Nikon camera and a really good lens. Those lenses add up quickly. As a retired LEO / amateur photographer, I'm very excited to get to know my Z5 over the next few years as I travel the USA.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Great camera

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Camera

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Great camera. Would recommend if moving to Mirrorless.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Evf, Lightweight

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    My first mirrorless nikon

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I love my new Nikon z 5. This is my first mirrorless camera. It is lighter than my DSL. I am excited to learn more about it. So many new features. Looking forward to using it for travel and portraits of families and friends at parties.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Great camera, Many features

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    It's Better Than I Anticipated - No Regrets!

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Over 2 weeks in my possession I am loving this camera and then I learn more about it. So glad I decided to buy this. The User's Guide that comes with it is like a "quick start" guide. The first 98 pp explain its operation. Then I went online, as noted in the Guide, and looked at the Reference Manual. There are at least 790 pages, including about the lens in the kit and another lens. I had a D50 which I haven't used in a few years. As I started to get acquainted with the Z5, I remembered some of the operations. Without being able to compare the 2 of theme side by side, I wondered if I was considering a lesser camera. Over 2 months I researched reviews on the Z5. They couldn't adequately in words describe its inherent beauty. The Z5 has & does so much more, I don't regret every dollar the Z5 cost, and I've only read about 80 pages of operation. I can't wait to read all of it. PS ... The support team was quick to reply [to my registration question and about my D50] and respond with help via email which left the door open to ask further questions if their response wasn't complete. I'm totally impressed with the product and customer support!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Full frame

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera at a reasonable price

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    As a long time Nikon user, I decided to make the move from a crop sensor DSLR to a full frame mirrorless camera. I spent a couple of months researching several cameras for the features I wanted and at a reasonable price. The Z6ii was what I preferred but it was out of my price range. The Z5 is an amazing camera and I am very pleased with the performance and quality of images in getting. I recommend anyone getting in to full frame mirrorless to start with this.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Cons mentioned:
    4k crop for video

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great images

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I recently purchased the Nikon Z5 kit with the 24-200mm lens and found the camera and lens to be a great combination. What I really like about the Z5 is the size and the shape of the grip. It makes for a smaller size camera that is easy to hold. I like the dual SD card slots, the menu customizations modes, and the ability to create your own filters in camera. From my initial tests, the camera performs very well using high ISO setting and the autofocus is quick. Only issues I've found is the low burst rate, and 4K crop for video (which I don’t use much; I prefer photos). So, if you’re an amateur / freelance photographer this package is a great value.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera and lens combo!

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    Posted . Owned for 4 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I bought this for my son as a Christmas slash graduation gift and he absolutely loves it! pictures come out great and is very smooth and light weight. The lens is fantastic and gives you a great range for taking many different type of shots.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Full frame, Lightweight

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Nice full frame camera

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Awesome camera. Beautiful full frame photos. I have a Nikon D750 camera. It is very heavy. This Z5 is lightweight. Extremely happy.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Great camera

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Z5 Camera

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Excellent photo quality. Only issue is that the item required a signature on delivery and they delivered early so I stayed home for nothing.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Great camera

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great camera for intermediate and experienced hobb

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Great camera for intermediate and experienced hobby photographers. The features, functions, and quality is all here. The main thing is to be patience and learn all the new ways of doing things you're accustomed to doing (especially when moving from an older Canon DSLR to a new Nikon Mirrorless Z5).

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Great camera

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Loving the Z 5 and 24-200 mm !

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    I've been very happy with the Nikon Z5. My previous camera was a Nikon D5200, and I waited to make the jump to mirrorless. The 24-200 mm VR has been excellent, sharper than I thought it would be. I can't wait to take it traveling! Love the video IQ, and pictures have looked great.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Great camera

    Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Entey level camera

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Excellent photo quality. Sharpness and light for indoor photos are excellent. It comes with 24-200 mm lens which is very good deal. I switched to Nikon Z6 as its final price is very close to Z5 24-200 mm lens and Nikon Z6 has more advance features than Z5. Z5 is best entry level mirrorless camera. Photo quality is same as Nikon Z6. Overall Z5 is worth to buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Professional camera

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    Posted . Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Its a great professional camera. It has alot of bells and whistles.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

    Nikon Camera - Awesome

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    Posted . Owned for 3 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Loved this camera ! Great value for money . Picture quality is outstanding

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Great camera

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing camera for the price.

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    Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This camera is perfect for still and video with professional advanced features in the z6 and z7

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent

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    Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Excellent DSLR for beginners. This item doesn’t come with camera bag.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Pros mentioned:
    Great camera

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Nikon rocks

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    Posted . Owned for 1 month when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Score, takes awesome photos and night shots... wow!

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Nikon mirrorless camera

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    This camera is outstanding !!! Used it on my trip and was extremely happy with the quality of my shots.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great full film camera

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    Posted . Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.
    This reviewer received promo considerations or sweepstakes entry for writing a review.

    Easy to handle, easy to play, price is acceptable.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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Rating 4.1 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews

The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about storage, connectivity, memory and shutter. Editors are less positive about screen and have mixed opinions about lens. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 91/100 = Excellent quality.
  • TechRadarRating, 4 out of 5Phil Hall on August 27, 2020

    Nikon Z5 reviewThe Nikon Z5 has plenty to charm those looking for a great entry-level mirrorless camera.

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  • Tom's GuideRating, 4 out of 5Alisha McDarris on November 13, 2020

    Nikon Z5 reviewAn entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera that's just as well suited to many professionals as experienced amateurs, the Nikon Z5 is easy to use while still offering all the manual features and customized settings you'd expect from a camera in

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  • Digital Photography ReviewDan Bracaglia on September 30, 2020

    Nikon Z5 review: the best value stills-oriented full-framerFor still photographers, we feel the Nikon Z5 represents the best value for the money when it comes to full-frame mirrorless cameras. Which is why it receives our top award.

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  • Laptop MagRating, 4 out of 5Peter J Norman on December 10, 2021

    Nikon Z5 reviewThe Nikon Z5 makes a modest case for a great street camera

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  • T3Rating, 4 out of 5Amy Davies on August 26, 2020

    Nikon Z5 reviewIs the Nikon Z5 the ultimate entry-level full-frame camera?

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  • Pocket-lintRating, 4.5 out of 5Mike Lowe on September 21, 2020

    Nikon Z5 review: Mirrorless marvelNikon's more affordable full-frame mirrorless camera has a host of impressive features. But how does it stack up in use? Read our review for more

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  • AppleInsiderRating, 4.5 out of 5September 14, 2020

    Review: Nikon Z5 is an entry-level full-frame mirrorless camera that feels anything but entry-level | AppleInsiderThe full-frame, mirrorless Nikon Z5 will up your photography game without breaking the bank, and has a wealth of connectivity features that fit perfectly into the Apple ecosystem.

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  • The Imaging Resource!August 12, 2020

    Nikon Z5 ReviewThe Nikon Z 5 is Nikon's third full-frame Z camera, and its first entry-level full-frame mirrorless model. In many ways, the Z 5, known hereafter as the 'Z5', shares several features with the Nikon Z6 series of cameras, including the newly

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