Nikon Zf Specifications

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The Zf is Nikon's retro-style full frame camera, which sports ISO, shutter speed, and exposure compensation dials.

  • Sensor: 24.5mp full frame
    • 35.9 x 23.9mm (FX)
    • BSI (backside illumination) CMOS sensor 
    • no AA filter?
    • 5-axis VR image stabilization (up to 8 stops CIPA)
  • ISP: EXPEED 7
  • Mount: Nikon Z
    • F-mount lens usage via optional FTZ adapter
  • Images: 
    • Maximum size: 6048 x 4032 JPEG, 10-bit HEIF, or 14-bit NEF raw (3 sizes)
    • Aspect ratios: 3:2, 1:1, 16:9
    • DX crop (1.5x) will produce 9mp images
    • up to 14 fps continuous; 30 fps with electronic shutter pre-capture (JPEG)
    • 186 shot 14-bit Lossless Compressed raw buffer
    • Pixel shift: up to 32 frames produce a 96mp image
  • Video:  
    • 4K/60/50/30/25/24P (144 Mbps), all but 4K/60/50 are full frame (oversampled), 4K/60/50 are DX crop
    • 1080P/120/100/60/50/25/24, also 30Px4, 25Px4, 25Px5, ? Mbps internal (?)
    • H.264 (8-it) or H.265 (10-bit) with stereo audio, MP4 or MOV container
    • HDMI clean output via connector at 10-bit 4.2.2 format for both HD and 4K, N-Log and HDR (HLG) support
    • On camera stereo mic, microphone jack, headphone jack
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 900 sec to 1/8000 sec, 200k rated shutter
    • electronic 30 sec to 1/2000 sec 
    • bulb, time 
    • electronic front curtain option
  • Exposure: 
    • matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, highlight-weighted metering
    • -5 to +5EV exposure compensation
    • 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), 2500-10,000K
    • ISO 100-64000 (plus Auto, 50 low, 204800 boosts)
  • Focus: 
    • 273-point phase detect (covers 96% of the frame) (-10EV to EV19 sensitivity)
    • Area modes: pinpoint, single point, dynamic, zone (small, large, custom), automatic, 3D tracking
    • Subject detection: human, animal, vehicles
    • manual focus override, focus positioning thumb stick (or Direction pad), touch focus
  • Rear Display: 3.2” touch LCD
    • 2.1m dot
    • articulating, swings out to front, with tilt
  • 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) (some regions may vary)
    • Bluetooth 5 (SnapBridge)
    • weather-sealed body
    • antiflicker reduction
    • USB-C (3.2)
    • HDMI is type D connector
  • Cards: 
    • two slot design
    • SD slot (UHS-II compatible)
    • microSD slot (UHS-I compatible)
  • Battery: EN-EL15C 
    • 410 shots CIPA
    • USB charging (MH-34 charger available separately)
    • camera can be powered by USB (USB Power Delivery)
  • Size: 
    • 5.7" (144mm) wide
    • 4.1" (103mm) tall
    • 2” (49mm) deep
  • Weight: 22.3 ounces (630g) with battery card
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: (MSRP on launch; current price may vary)
    • US$2000 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 1.10 (November 2023)
  • Announced: Announced September 20, 2023
  • Nikon's Marketing Slogan: 
  • Nikon lenses for the Zf
  • Nikon's Web page for the Nikon Zf
  • Thom's Review of the Zf
  • Thom's book for the Zf

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