Nikon Z6 II Specifications

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Complete specifications for the Nikon Z6 II, the second generation of Nikon's prosumer speed/low-light, full-frame mirrorless body.

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  • Sensor24.5mp full frame 
    • 35.9 x 23.9mm (FX) 
    • BSI (backside illumination) CMOS sensor
    • AA filter (mostly long axis)
    • 5-axis VR image stabilization (5 stops CIPA rating)
  • ISP: Dual EXPEED
  • Mount: Nikon Z
    • F-mount lens usage via optional FTZ adapter
  • Images: 
    • Maximum size: 6048x4024 JPEG or TIFF Large; NEF raw; Medium, Small, DX sizes available
    • Aspect ratios: 3:2, 1:1, 16:9
    • Raw: Lossless Compressed or Compressed, 12-bit or 14-bit
    • Buffer: maximum 14 fps continuous (12-bit with Single Point AF; 12 fps with other AF modes, 10 fps with 14-bit)
    • 124 frame Lossless Compressed 12-bit raw buffer, 200 frames Compressed raw buffer
  • Video:  
    • 4K: 30/25/24P, 144 Mbps max internal, full frame downsampled, or full DX frame
    • 4K: 60/50P available with 1.10 firmware update, DX crop
    • 1080: 120/100/60/50/25/24P, also 30Px4, 25Px4, 24Px5, ? Mbps max internal, full frame downsampled, or full DX frame
    • MPEG4 with stereo audio, MP4 or MOV container
    • HDMI clean output via connector, with 10-bit 4.2.2, N-Log with HDR (HLG), Atomos start-stop supported
    • ProRes RAW or Blackmagic RAW available as paid firmware update
    • On camera stereo mic, microphone jack, headphone jack
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 900 sec to 1/8000 sec, 200k rated
    • electronic 30 sec to 1/2000 sec 
    • bulb, time
    • electronic front curtain option
  • Exposure: 
    • matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, highlight-weighted
    • -5 to +5EV exposure compensation
    • 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), 2500-10,000K
    • ISO 100-51200 (plus Auto, 50, and 204800 boosts)
  • Focus: 
    • 273-point user selectable phase detect (-4.5EV to EV19 sensitivity, -6 with low-light AF set)
    • Area modes: pinpoint, single point, dynamic area, zone (small, large), automatic (face/eye/animal detect), subject tracking
    • manual focus override, focus positioning thumb stick (or Direction pad), touch focus
  • Rear Display: 3.2” touch LCD
    • 2.1m dot 
    • tilting, -45° to +90°
  • Viewfinder
    • 3.69m dot OLED EVF
    • 0.8x magnification 
    • -4 to +2m diopter adjustment
    • 21mm eye point
    • 60 Hz
  • Flash: 
    • no built-in flash
    • hot shoe, supports Nikon CLS (i-TTL)
    • 1/200 flash sync
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync flash options
  • Remote: 
    • optional MC-DC2 wired
    • optional WR-R10 wireless
    • SnapBridge app
  • Other Notable Features: 
    • WiFi 802.11ac (SnapBridge or Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility) (may vary with region)
    • Bluetooth 4.2 (SnapBridge)
    •  weather-sealed body
    • antiflicker reduction
    • USB 3.0 (C connector)
    • Optional MB-N11 Vertical Grip
  • Cards: 
    • one Type B CFexpress slot (XQD, CFe compatible)
    • one SD slot (UHS-II compatible)
  • Battery: EN-EL15C
    • 410 shots CIPA
    • optional USB charging
    • camera can be powered by USB (USB Power Delivery)
  • Size: 
    • 5.3" (134mm) wide
    • 4" (100.5mm) tall
    • 2.8” (69.5mm) deep
  • Weight: 24.9 ounces (705g) with battery card
  • Colors: Black
  • Price (MSRP on launch; current price may vary): 
    • US$1999 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 1.62 (March 2024)
  • Announced: October 14, 2020
  • Nikon's Marketing Slogan: 
  • Nikon lenses for the Nikon Z6 II
  • Nikon's Web page for the Nikon Z6 II
  • Thom's Review of the Nikon Z6 II
  • Thom's Book for the Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II

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