Nikon has made official the release date of Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II which is October 14th. These two new full-frame mirrorless cameras will come with incremental updates to existing Nikon Z6 and Z7 camera models.
While the launch of Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II is confirmed, there is another camera, the Nikon Z9, which is catching our attention. Courtesy of NikonRumors, we know the Japanese imaging brand is gearing up for the launch of a new full-frame mirrorless camera in 2021. But what’s so special about the Nikon Z9?
According to hearsay, the Nikon Z9 will be a video-centric camera with 8K recording capabilities. NikonRumors, in its latest report, came up with a first set of specifications for the Nikon Z9 mirrorless camera. Mind you, these are just rumors for now because we will believe them when we see it.
Nikon Z9 specs and features include: 46 megapixel sensor, EXPEED image processor, improved autofocus, ISO scale from 64 to 25600, 8K video recording up to 30 fps, 4K video up to 120/60 / 30 fps, new EN-EL18x battery, dual memory card slots with USB-C port and WiFi for connectivity.
The camera body of the Nikon Z9 is said to have the nature of the Nikon D6. With no plans to release any Nikon Z8s, the company is expected to launch the Nikon Z9 in the fall of 2021, as per reports. If the reports come true, the Nikon Z9 could be tested at the Tokyo Olympics next year.
While the launch of the Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II is confirmed for October 14, there is another camera, the Nikon Z9, which is catching our attention.
- The Nikon Z9 full-frame mirrorless camera could debut in the fall of 2021.
- Nikon Z9 could be a video-centric camera with 8K video capabilities.
- The Nikon Z9 may be equipped with a 46 megapixel image sensor.