Nikon Z7

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The Z7 is Nikon's first generation of the high pixel count, full-frame mirrorless body said to be dust- and drip-resistant.

  • Sensor: 45.7mp full frame BSI CMOS sensor (IMX309BQJ), no AA filter, 35.9 x 23.9mm, gapless, 5-axis VR image stabilization (5 stops CIPA)
  • Mount: Nikon Z
  • Images: 8256 x 5504 JPEG or NEF raw (3 sizes NEF); maximum 9 fps continuous (18 shot 14-bit compressed raw buffer, 23 12-bit compressed)
  • Video:  4K/30P (144 Mbps) in full frame or Super 35 crop, 1080P/120/100/60/50/25/24, 720P/120, MPEG4 with stereo audio, max ?Mbps bit rate for HD; HDMI clean output via connector at 10-bit 4.2.2 format for both HD and 4K. New N-Log for HDMI stream. External 12-bit ProRes RAW support via paid upgrade.
  • Shutter: mechanical and electronic 30 sec to 1/8000 sec (1/2000 electronic max), bulb, plus electronic front curtain, 200k rated shutter; 63ms mechanical shutter lag, 63ms electronic first curtain shutter lag
  • Exposure: multi, center-weighted, spot metering, -5 to +5EV exposure compensation, 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), ISO 64-25600 (plus Auto, 32, 51200 and 102400 boosts)
  • Focus: 493-point phase detect (covers 90% of the frame) and ? contrast detect points (-1EV to EV19 sensitivity, -4EV in low light mode), single point, zone, flexible spot, multi-area, face/eye detect, tracking, manual focus override, focus joystick
  • Rear Display: 3.2” 2.1m dot tilting touch LCD
  • Viewfinder: 3.69m dot OLED EVF with 0.8x magnification -4 to +2m diopter, 21mm eyepoint, 60 Hz 
  • Flash: hot shoe, 1/200 flash sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
  • Remote: optional MC-DC2
  • Other Notable Features: WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, SnapBridge, weather-sealed body,  microphone, headphone jacks, flash sync socket, antiflicker, USB 3.0 (C connector), 4K time-lapse
  • Cards: one XQD slot (CFExpress support coming in a firmware upgrade)
  • Battery: EN-EL15b (330 shots CIPA)
  • Size: 5.3 x 4 x 2.6” (134 x 100.5 x 67mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 23.8 ounces (675g) with battery card
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: US$3399 body only, US$3999 including 24-70mm lens
  • Current Firmware: version 3.31 (June 2021)
  • Announced: Announced August 23, 2018

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