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Advantages of the Nikon D5

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,280,000 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The D5's maximum light sensitivity is 20 f-stops better
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
UHD @ 30fps vs 720p
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Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
2,359k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
14 fps vs 3 fps
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More than 4.5x faster continuous shooting
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
True resolution
Higher true resolution
20.7 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Pentaprism vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
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Advantages of the Nikon S8000

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Size
Much smaller
103×57×27 mm vs 160×159×92 mm
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14.8x smaller
Weight
Much lighter
183 g vs 1,415 g
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7.7x lighter
Thickness
Much thinner
1.1" vs 3.6"
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3.4x thinner
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$402.71 vs $4,860.09
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The best price we've seen is $4,457 cheaper (12.1x less)
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths

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Common Weaknesses
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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