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Nikon D5 Firmware Update Rumored To Extend 4K Recording Time

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Nikon is rumored to release a new firmware update for the Nikon D5 flagship FX-format digital SLR camera after it has begun shipping in March, 2016.

According to latest Nikon rumors, the upcoming D5 firmware update will allow the DSLR camera to shoot 4K videos for up to 30 minutes at a time.

Currently Nikon D5 $6,499.95 – (Amazon | B&H | Adorama) is able to record 4K videos but is only capable of capturing 3 minutes 4K video at a time. The high-end DX-format D500 camera can shoot 4k for 30 minutes.

As a side note the official 4K sample video recorded with the new Nikon D5 probably achieved by recording video files with 3 minutes each.

Nikon D5 firmware update rumored to extend the 4k video recording limit to 30 minutes


Nikon D5 flagship DSLR camera features a 20.8-megapixel FX sensor, a 153-point AF module with 99 cross-hatched focus sensors, a maximum shooting speed of 14fps at full resolution (12fps with AF). See the official announcement and Nikon D5 vs D4s Comparison.

The specs list also include a 3.2-inch, 2.36-million-dot LCD touchscreen as well as a 100%-coverage viewfinder with 0.72x magnification. The camera’s body also packs a built-in 1000 Base-T 400MBps Ethernet connection for transferring your photos 1.5x faster than with the D4S.

Nikon D5 DSLR Camera Price

The Nikon D5 is available with a price tag of $6,500 for the body only.

Buy Nikon D5 DSLR Camera
Nikon D5 DSLR Camera $6,499.95 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

via Nikon Rumors