Product specifications following upgrade to “C” firmware version 2.00 are listed below.

Type

Type

Digital camera with support for interchangeable lenses

Lens mount

Nikon Z mount

Lens

Compatible lenses

  • Z mount NIKKOR lenses

  • F mount NIKKOR lenses (mount adapter required; restrictions may apply)

Effective pixels

Effective pixels

45.7 million

Image sensor

Type

35.9 × 23.9 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon FX format)

Total pixels

52.37 million

Dust-reduction system

Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (requires NX Studio)

Storage

Image size (pixels)

  • [FX (36 × 24)] selected for image area:

    • 8256 × 5504 (Large: 45.4 M)

    • 6192 × 4128 (Medium: 25.6 M)

    • 4128 × 2752 (Small: 11.4 M)

  • [DX (24 × 16)] selected for image area:

    • 5392 × 3592 (Large: 19.4 M)

    • 4032 × 2688 (Medium: 10.8 M)

    • 2688 × 1792 (Small: 4.8 M)

  • [1:1 (24 × 24)] selected for image area:

    • 5504 × 5504 (Large: 30.3 M)

    • 4128 × 4128 (Medium: 17.0 M)

    • 2752 × 2752 (Small: 7.6 M)

  • [16:9 (36 × 20)] selected for image area:

    • 8256 × 4640 (Large: 38.3 M)

    • 6192 × 3480 (Medium: 21.5 M)

    • 4128 × 2320 (Small: 9.6 M)

File format (image quality)

  • NEF (RAW): 14 bit; choose from lossless compression, high efficiencym, and high efficiency options

  • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16) compression; size-priority and optimal-quality compression available

  • NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats

Picture Control System

Auto, Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat, Creative Picture Controls (Dream, Morning, Pop, Sunday, Somber, Dramatic, Silence, Bleached, Melancholic, Pure, Denim, Toy, Sepia, Blue, Red, Pink, Charcoal, Graphite, Binary, Carbon); selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls

Media

CFexpress (Type B) and XQD memory cards

Dual card slots

The card in Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage, for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG pictures, or for storage of duplicate JPEG pictures at different sizes and image qualities; pictures can be copied between cards.

File system

DCF 2.0, Exif 2.32

Viewfinder

Viewfinder

1.27-cm/0.5-in. approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED electronic viewfinder with color balance and auto and 18-level manual brightness controls; high frame-rate display available

Frame coverage

Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical

Magnification

Approx. 0.8× (50 mm lens at infinity, −1.0 m−1)

Eyepoint

23 mm (−1.0 m−1; from rearmost surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)

Diopter adjustment

−4 – +3 m−1

Eye sensor

Automatically switches between monitor and viewfinder displays

Monitor

Monitor

8-cm/3.2-in., approx. 2100k-dot vertically and horizontally tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle, approximately 100% frame coverage, and color balance and 11-level manual brightness controls

Shutter

Type

Electronic shutter with shutter sound and sensor shield

Speed

1/32000 – 30 s (choose from step sizes of 1/3, 1/2, and 1 EV, extendable to 900 s in mode M), bulb, time

Flash sync speed

Flash synchronizes with shutter at speeds of 1/250 or 1/200 s or slower (but note that the guide number drops at speeds of 1/200 to 1/250 s); sync speeds as fast as 1/8000 s are supported with auto FP high-speed sync

Release

Release mode

Single frame, continuous low-speed, continuous high-speed, high-speed frame capture (with pre-release burst), self-timer

Approximate frame advance rate

  • Continuous low-speed: Approx. 1 – 10 fps

  • Continuous high-speed: Approx. 10 – 20 fps

  • High-speed frame capture (C30): Approx. 30 fps

  • High-speed frame capture (C120): Approx. 120 fps

  • Maximum frame advance rate as measured by in-house tests.

Self-timer

2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1–9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 s

Exposure

Metering system

TTL metering using camera image sensor

Metering mode

  • Matrix metering

  • Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 12 or 8 mm circle in center of frame or weighting can be based on average of entire frame

  • Spot metering: Meters circle with a diameter of approximately 4 mm centered on selected focus point

  • Highlight-weighted metering

Range

−3 – +17 EV

  • Figures are for ISO 100 and f/2.0 lens at 20 °C/68 °F

Mode

P: programmed auto with flexible program, S: shutter-priority auto, A: aperture-priority auto, M: manual

Exposure compensation

−5 – +5 EV (choose from step sizes of 1/3 and 1/2 EV)

Exposure lock

Luminosity locked at detected value

ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

ISO 64–25600 (choose from step sizes of 1/3 and 1 EV); can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 32 equivalent) below ISO 64 or to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 102400 equivalent) above ISO 25600; auto ISO sensitivity control available

Active D‑Lighting

Auto, Extra high 2, Extra high 1, High, Normal, Low, and Off

Multiple exposure

Add, average, lighten, darken, motion blend

Other options

HDR overlay, photo mode flicker reduction

Autofocus

Type

Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF with AF assist

Detection range

−6.5 – +19 EV (−8.5 – +19 EV with starlight view)

  • Measured in photo mode at ISO 100 and a temperature of 20 °C/68 °F using single-servo AF (AF‑S) and a lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.2

Lens servo

  • Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in video mode); predictive focus tracking

  • Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used

Focus points

493 focus points

  • Number of focus points available in photo mode with single-point AF selected for AF-area mode and FX selected for image area

AF-area mode

Pinpoint (available in photo mode only), single-point, dynamic-area (S, M, and L; available in photo mode only), wide-area (S, L, C1, and C2), and auto-area AF; 3D-tracking (available in photo mode only); subject-tracking AF (available in video mode only)

Focus lock

Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF/AF-S) or by pressing the center of the sub-selector

Vibration reduction (VR)

Camera on-board VR

5-axis image sensor shift

Lens on-board VR

Lens shift (available with VR lenses)

Flash

Flash control

TTL: i-TTL flash control; i-TTL balanced fill-flash is used with matrix, center-weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash with spot metering

Flash mode

Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, off

Flash compensation

−3 – +1 EV (choose from step sizes of 1/3 and 1/2 EV)

Flash-ready indicator

Lights when optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes as underexposure warning after flash is fired at full output

Accessory shoe

ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock

Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)

i-TTL flash control, radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, modeling illumination, FV lock, Color Information Communication, auto FP high-speed sync, unified flash control

Sync terminal

ISO 519 sync terminal with locking thread

White balance

White balance

Auto (3 types), natural light auto, direct sunlight, cloudy, shade, incandescent, fluorescent (3 types), flash, choose color temperature (2500–10,000 K), preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored), all with fine-tuning

Bracketing

Bracketing

Exposure and/or flash, white balance, and ADL

Video

Metering system

TTL metering using camera image sensor

Metering mode

Matrix, center-weighted, or highlight-weighted

Frame size (pixels) and frame rate

  • 7680 × 4320 (8K UHD): 30p (progressive)/25p/24p

  • 3840 × 2160 (4K UHD): 120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p

  • 1920 × 1080: 120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p

  • Actual frame rates for 120p, 100p, 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively

Frame size (pixels) and frame rate (RAW video)

  • 8256 × 4644: 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p

  • 5392 × 3032: 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p

  • 4128 × 2322: 120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p

  • Actual frame rates for 120p, 100p, 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively

File format

NEV, MOV, MP4

Video compression

N-RAW (12 bit), Apple ProRes RAW HQ (12 bit), Apple ProRes 422 HQ (10 bit), H.265/HEVC (8 bit/10 bit), H.264/AVC (8 bit)

Audio recording format

Linear PCM (for videos recorded in NEV or MOV format) or AAC (for videos recorded in MP4 format)

Audio recording device

Built-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity adjustable

Exposure compensation

−3 – +3 EV (choose from step sizes of 1/3 and 1/2 EV)

ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)

  • Mode M: Manual selection (ISO 64–25600; choose from step sizes of 1/6, 1/3, and 1 EV); with additional options available equivalent to approximately 0.3, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 102400 equivalent) above ISO 25600; auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 64–Hi 2.0) available with selectable upper limit

  • Modes P, S, A: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 64–Hi 2.0) with selectable upper limit

Active D‑Lighting

Extra high, High, Normal, Low, and Off

Other options

Time-lapse video recording, electronic vibration reduction, time codes, N-Log and HDR (HLG) video, waveform display, red REC frame indicator, video recording display zoom (50%, 100%, and 200%), extended shutter speeds (mode M), and dual-format (proxy-video) recording for RAW video; extended oversampling available; option to view video recording info available via i menu

Playback

Playback

Full-frame and thumbnail (up to 4, 9, or 72 pictures) playback with playback zoom, playback zoom cropping, video playback, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, auto picture rotation, picture rating, voice memo input and playback, IPTC information embedding and display, skip to first shot in burst, and save consecutive frames

Interface

USB

Type C USB connector (SuperSpeed USB); connection to built-in USB port is recommended

HDMI output

Type A HDMI connector

Audio input

Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)

Audio output

Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)

Ten-pin remote terminal

Built-in (can be used with MC-30A/MC-36A remote cords and other optional accessories)

Ethernet

RJ-45 connector

  • Standards: IEEE 802.3ab (1000BASE-T), IEEE 802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE 802.3 (10BASE-T)

  • Data rates *: 1000/100/10 Mbps with auto detect

  • Port: 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T (AUTO-MDIX)

  • Maximum logical data rates according to IEEE standard; actual rates may differ.

Wi-Fi/Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

  • Standards:

    • IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Africa, Asia, and Oceania)

    • IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a/ac (Europe, U.S.A., Canada, Mexico)

    • IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a (other countries in the Americas)

  • Operating frequency:

    • 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11; Africa, Asia, and Oceania)

    • 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180–5825 MHz (U.S.A., Canada, Mexico)

    • 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180–5805 MHz (other countries in the Americas)

    • 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5745–5805 MHz (Georgia)

    • 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180–5320 MHz (other European countries)

  • Maximum output power (EIRP):

    • 2.4 GHz band: 8.4 dBm

    • 5 GHz band: 6.0 dBm (Georgia)

    • 5 GHz band: 9.0 dBm (other countries)

  • Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK, WPA3-SAE

Bluetooth

  • Communication protocols: Bluetooth Specification version 5.0

  • Operating frequency:

    • Bluetooth: 2402–2480 MHz

    • Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402–2480 MHz

  • Maximum output power (EIRP):

    • Bluetooth: 2.9 dBm

    • Bluetooth Low Energy: 1.4 dBm

Range (line of sight)

Approximately 10 m (32 ft) *

  • Without interference. Range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles.

Location Data

Supported GNS systems

GPS (USA), GLONASS (Russia), QZSS (Japan)

Data acquired

Latitude, longitude, altitude, UTC (Universal Coordinated Time)

Clock synchronization

Camera clock can be set to time acquired via GNSS

Track logs

NMEA-compliant

Log interval

15 s, 30 s, 1 min., 2 min., 5 min.

Maximum log recording time

6, 12, or 24 hours

Log deletion

Supported

Power source

Battery

One EN-EL18d rechargeable Li-ion battery *

  • EN-EL18c, EN-EL18b, EN-EL18a, and EN-EL18 batteries can also be used. Note, however, that fewer pictures can be taken on a single charge than with the EN‑EL18d. The EH-7P charging AC adapter can be used to charge EN-EL18d, EN-EL18c, and EN‑EL18b batteries only.

Charging AC adapter

EH-7P charging AC adapter

AC adapter

EH-6d; requires EP-6a power connector (available separately)

Tripod socket

Tripod socket

0.635 cm (1/4 in., ISO 1222)

Dimensions/weight

Dimensions (W × H × D)

Approx. 149 × 149.5 × 90.5 mm/5.9 × 5.9 × 3.6 in.

Weight

Approx. 1340 g (2 lb. 15.3 oz.) with battery and memory card but without body cap and accessory shoe cover; approx. 1160 g/2 lb. 9 oz. (camera body only)

Operating environment

Temperature

−10 °C–40 °C (+14 °F–104 °F)

Humidity

85% or less (no condensation)

  • Unless otherwise stated, all measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines.

  • All figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery.

  • The sample images displayed on the camera and the images and illustrations in this document are for expository purposes only.

  • Nikon reserves the right to change the appearance and specifications of the hardware and software described in this document at any time and without prior notice. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that this document may contain.