Nikon India has unveiled the latest addition to its mirrorless camera lineup, the Z f. This camera boasts a full-frame sensor and is powered by the same EXPEED 7 image-processing engine found in Nikon’s flagship mirrorless models, the Z 9 and Z 8. These advanced features cater to both video and still photography enthusiasts.
Nikon Z f mirrorless camera features:
Enhanced Video Performance
The Z f stands out with its enhanced video performance. It supports in-camera recording in H.265 10-bit format and offers support for N-Log and HLG recording. This allows users to capture delicate details accurately, making it suitable for a wide range of subjects, from weddings to wildlife.
Advanced Autofocus and Vibration Reduction
The Z f features superior autofocus (AF) performance with support for 3D-tracking in photo mode and subject-tracking in video mode. It can even detect small human faces, ensuring versatility in various shooting scenarios, including low-light conditions.
Vari-Angle Monitor and Touch Operation
The Z f boasts a Vari-angle monitor for composing shots from different angles. It’s also the first touch-operated camera in the Z series, making it convenient for users to adjust settings while framing their shots.
Monochrome Selector and Creative Controls
The Z f introduces a dedicated monochrome selector, allowing users to create monochromatic photos and videos with various settings. It also offers creative controls for both stills and videos, enabling users to express their artistic vision through color and tone.
Nikon Z f Mirrorless Camera Specifications
- Type: Digital camera with support for interchangeable lenses
- Mount: Nikon Z Mount
- Angle: Full-frame/FX-Format
- Supports 4K UHD, Animal Eye AF
- Sensor Size: 35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
- Sensor Type: CMOS
- Total Pixels: 24.5 MP
- Dust Reduction: Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (requires NX Studio)
- File System: DCF 2.0, Exif 2.32, MPEG‑A, MIAF
- SD (Secure Digital), UHS-1 and UHS‑II compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards microSD cards (UHS-1 compliant microSDHC and microSDXC memory cards)
- View Finder: 1.27 cm(0.5 in.) approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED electronic viewfinder with color balance, auto and 13-level manual brightness controls, and support for high frame rates
- Shutter: Electronic shutter with shutter sound and sensor shield
- ISO Sensitivity: ISO 100 to 64000
- Movie: 4K UHD 3,840 × 2,160 /30p/25p/24p, Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 /120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p
- Autofocus System: Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF with AF assist
- Monitor: 8 -cm ( 3.2 –in.) diagonal; Approx. 2100 k-dot
- Playback: Full-frame and thumbnail (up to 4, 9, or 72 pictures) playback with playback zoom
- Interface: Type C USB connectors – USB data connector (SuperSpeed USB) x1, USB Power Delivery connector x1. HDMI output connector: Type A connector. Audio input/output Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter). Ten-pin remote terminal: Built-in
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi – IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a/ac; Bluetooth v5.0
- Battery: One EN‑EL15c rechargeable Li-ion battery; EH‑7P charging AC adapters
- App: SnapBridge
- Dimensions: Approx. 144 x 103mm x 49 mm and Weight: Approx. 630g
Pricing and availability
The Nikon Z f will be available for purchase both online and offline through authorized retailers, priced at Rs. 1,76,995 starting mid-October 2023.
Commenting on the announcement, Sajjan Kumar, Managing Director of Nikon India Pvt. Ltd., said:
Nikon Z f is the latest addition to the full-frame Z family which comes packed with EXPEED 7 image-processor offering features like in-camera 10-bit N-log video, eliminating the need for an external recorder. With high resolution of up to 4K, the new Nikon Z f is sure to enable creators produce exceptionally high-quality videos. For the first time in the world*, we have introduced focus point VR in Z f which helps to reduce the subject blur even in compositions where the subject is positioned at the periphery.
The Z f also comes with a dedicated monochrome selector and a Vari-Angle monitor. For Wedding photographers and cinematographers, the Z f offers AI driven features like Portrait Impression Balance and Skin Softening which are great for delivering your projects without spending a lot of time on post-production. We are sure that Nikon Z f will greatly help creators take their skills to the next level.