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Nikon Z6

Introduction

Specs

  • backside-illuminated 24.5-megapixel full-frame sensor with AA filter
  • native ISO range of 100-51200
  • EXPEED 6 image processor which can do 12fps continuous shooting
  • 5EV 5-axis sensor based image stabiliser plus Dual IS capability
  • 273-point on-sensor phase-detect autofocus system
  • hybrid AF system that uses an algorithm to automatically switch between focal-plane phase-detection AF and contrast-detect AF
  • 3.69 million dots EVF with 0.8x magnification, and a 37-degree diagonal viewing angle and flourine coating to repel dirt
  • top LCD status
  • 3.2-inch, 2.1-million-dot touchscreen tiltable LCD
  • 3 user modes on the PASM dial
  • rear switch fro movie vs stills mode
  • two front custom buttons
  • durable, dust- and drip-resistant builds
  • silent, electronic shutter mode
  • 20 Creative Picture Control options (with adjustable effect levels from 0 to 100), an intervalometer for shooting time-lapses, and built-in Wi-Fi
  • 4K Ultra HD footage. Other video features include 10-bit N-Log HDMI output, Active D-Lighting, electronic vibration reduction, focus peaking, timecode sync support, and 120fps slow-motion recording at 1080 resolution
  • compatible with existing Nikon DSLR accessories such as EN-EL15/a/b batteries, WT-7/A/B/C Wireless Transmitter, and radio/optical Advanced Wireless Lighting
  • USB charging via USB-C port with the new style batteries
  • BUT ONLY ONE XQD memory card slot and no Eye AF (coming in firmware update)
  • $US1999
  • optional MB-N10 grip coming soon

Firmware updates

  • version 2.0 May 2019
    • Eye AF tracking for still image shooting in both AF-C and AF-S
    • improved low light AF from -2EV to -3.5EV at f/2.0 and if you're using the 'low-light AF function on these cameras, Nikon claims that the Z6 can focus down to -6EV
    • can now shoot continuously with full-time auto exposure at the fastest burst rates of 12 fps
  • mid 2019?
    • 4K UHD and Full HD raw data stream outputs with 12 bit Apple Pro Res
    • support for CFexpress memory cards used in the XQD slot

Reviews

photo/nikonz6.1557998541.txt.gz · Last modified: 2019/05/16 09:22 by gary1