Nikon announces world’s smallest Speedlight SB-N5 for Nikon 1 camera system

nikon_SB_N5.jpgNikon today also announced the release of dedicated Speedlight SB-N5 for the new Nikon 1 camera system. The Nikon 1 Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lens is a new digital camera system that proposes new forms of imaging expression and enjoyment. With a size and weight that makes it extremely portable; the Nikon Speedlight SB-N5 has the same simple yet stylish design as Nikon 1 cameras for an integrated appearance when mounted on the camera. The Speedlight SB-N5 is easily mounted on the Nikon 1 camera’s multi accessory port. With only a power switch to turn it on and off, operation is simple enough for even beginners.

What’s more, the Speedlight SB-N5 is powered by the camera. The flash head can be rotated 90° up and 180° left or right, allowing users to enjoy bounce photography using light from the flash reflected off a ceiling or wall. The built-in capture illuminator (pseudo white LED lamp) lights to illuminate subjects in Smart Photo Selector and Motion Snapshot modes for brighter imaging. Nikon Speedlight SB-N5 measures approximately 50 x 70.5 x 40.5mm and weigh 70g.