Nikon 1 J5 Mirrorless Camera Wins the “iF Design Award 2016”

Nikon 1 J5 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera receives product design, iF Design Award 2016.

This is an international design award launched in 1953 by the iF International Forum Design in Hanover, Germany. It is one of the world’s three most prestigious design awards, alongside Germany’s “Red Dot Design Award” and the United States’ “IDEA.” The five products were awarded in recognition of not only exterior design, but also their advanced product performance and ease of use.

Featuring a 20.8MP CX-format BSI CMOS sensor and EXPEED 5A image processor, Nikon’s premium mirrorless model is capable of recording up to 20 fps with continuous autofocus as well as UHD 2160p/15 or full HD 1080p/60 video.

Nikon 1 J5 Camera Wins the “iF Design Award 2016”



Nikon Corporation (Kazuo Ushida, President, Tokyo) is pleased to announce that Inverted Microscopes ECLIPSE Ts2R and ECLIPSE Ts2 win the iF Gold Award. This is the first time for Nikon to be a recipient of iF Gold Award. And also, Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lenses Nikon 1 J5 receives product design, iF Design Award 2016. iF Design Award is a globally prestigious design award sponsored by iF International Forum Design GmbH since 1953.

iF Design Award consists of several disciplines such as product, communication and packaging design. This year, 5,295 entries from 53 countries were evaluated, with the various awards being presented to a total of 1,821 products. In the 1,821 products, the 75 products win the iF Gold Award.

The Nikon 1 J5 incorporates an effective pixel count of 20.8-million pixels, backside illumination CMOS sensor, and the EXPEED 5A image-processing engine in an elegantly simple and modern design. It is a model that offers full-scale specifications and superior operation with the high-speed continuous shooting rate of approximately 20 fps with AF, support for 4K movie recording, and a tilting LCD monitor that enables capture of self portraits.