Unstoppable.

Best.

  • World’s best AF scene detection system1.
  • Best-in-class 8K video resolution and internal recording1.
Jerry Ghionis photo of a woman in front of a large clock face
Photo of a motorbike rider in air on a red bike

Fast.

  • World’s fastest still image frame rate of 120 fps1.
  • World’s fastest scanning speed2.
Photo of a soccer player in mid kick in air, horizontal to the ground

First.

  • World’s first truly blackout free electronic viewfinder1.
  • First Nikon camera with 4-axis vertical and horizontal tilting monitor.
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This is the new
Nikon flagship.

Watch the video and see what makes the Z 9 the most powerful Nikon ever.

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Fast. Powerful.
Autofocus.

Rod Mar headshot

The Z 9’s ability to track in fast action sports is amazing.

Rod Mar, Award Winning Sports Photographer and Nikon Ambassador

Subject detection from deep learning. Automatic. Simultaneous.

A breakthrough algorithm developed using deep learning enables the Z 9 to automatically detect and track the world’s largest range of subjects3—people, dogs, cats, birds, cars, motorcycles, bicycles, trains and planes—in stills and video with no menu changes.

Keeps up with the smallest, fastest subjects.

AF and AE calculations are made at 120 cycles per second with rapid, constant communication between the lens and the camera through the Z mount. Even small, erratic subjects like birds in flight are tracked with ease.

Enhanced Eye AF for people, pets and birds.

Eye Detection AF automatically tracks the eyes of people, dogs, cats and birds (and similar creatures) even when they’re small in the frame, covered by hair, glasses or goggles, right-side up or upside down.

There's a confidence that I have that just allows me to think about the photograph.

Cliff Mautner, Professional Wedding Photographer and Nikon Ambassador

Photo of three hurdlers in mid air

3D Tracking + Subject Detection. A new dimension of AF.

The power of Nikon’s acclaimed 3D Tracking is now available with deep learning subject detection. Effortlessly lock onto fast-moving subjects and track them moving toward you, away from you and everywhere in between.

Create your own focus areas.

Sometimes, you need precise control of where your Z 9 should focus. With 20* custom Wide-Area AF (C1/C2) options, you can define the shape of your focus area. Your custom focus area will even work simultaneously with Subject Detection and Eye-Detect AF.

*12 new Wide-Area AF C1/C2 options in video mode.

Focus in the dark. Go down to -8.5 EV.

Subject detection and AF works all the way down to -6.5 EV. Activate Starlight Mode, and focus all the way down to -8.5 EV. And since you’ll be spending more time in the dark, the Z 9’s buttons are illuminated.

Photo of the Nikon EXPEED 7 image processor on a computer board

A groundbreaking new processing engine.

Expeed 7. The most powerful Nikon processing engine ever. 10x faster than previous generations. Handles complex AF and AE calculations at 120 cycles per second. Separately processes dual-streamed data from the stacked image sensor. Enables next-generation features like 120 fps still shooting, 8K video recording, a blackout-free viewing experience and more.

Blazing fast 120 fps stills.

Andrew Hancock headshot

For a sports photographer to have this many things to choose from is unheard of.

Andrew Hancock, Award Winning Sports Photographer, and Nikon Ambassador

Go from zero to 120 fps in the press of a shutter.

To capture moments you may never have seen before, the Z 9 captures 45.7-megapixel stills at an action-freezing 30 fps and press-ready 11-megapixel stills at an insanely fast 120 fps—all with full AF and AE performance and no blackout.

Joe McNally photo of a model in air, with mountains in the background

Keep your finger down. 1,000-image buffer capacity.

With a seemingly bottomless buffer, the Z 9 shoots continuously for more than 1,000 frames at 20 fps* as full resolution High-Efficiency RAW or JPEG (L) fine files.

*When using the recommended memory card: ProGrade Digital CFexpress™ Type B 2.0 Cobalt 1700R.

20 fps

45.7-megapixel stills RAW + JPEG

30 fps

45.7-megapixel stills JPEG

120 fps

11-megapixel stills JPEG

Up to 120 Pre-Release Capture shots.

Nail the shot you missed.

When shooting fast action, Pre-Release Capture* records the instant right before you take your shot, capturing a moment that might otherwise have been missed. Give your reaction time a boost.

*Available in C30 and C120 modes.

Photo of the back and side of the Z 9 mirrorless camera showing the two card slots

The fastest write speeds. Dual CFexpress Type B.

Under a newly designed latching door are two matched slots optimized for high-performance CFexpress Type B cards. The slots are independent from each other, so you can load cards with different write speeds—including XQD cards.

Finally, an electronic shutter you can trust.

The electronic shutter in the Z 9 achieves the world’s most minimal rolling-shutter distortion2, eliminating the need for a mechanical shutter. Shoot at shutter speeds up to 1/32,000 second in complete silence, with no shutter vibration and no concerns about shutter wear.

Photo of a female tennis player about to serve the ball

Silent mode.
Become invisible.

When you need to be invisible, Silent Mode turns off menu sounds and VR Lock and minimizes lens drive noises. And since the Z 9 does not have a mechanical shutter, you can shoot without a shutter click—or plug in headphones so only you can hear the simulated shutter sound.*

*A simulated shutter sound and release timing indicator can be set as desired.

Groundbreaking
8K video.

Shannon Wild headshot

The combination of the Z 9 and Z range of lenses, I wasn’t even aware that this kind of clarity and sharpness was achievable.

Shannon Wild, Award Winning Photographer and Filmmaker

8K/30p. In-camera. No overheating.

With an innovative body design that efficiently dissipates heat, the Z 9 records lush 10-bit 8K UHD video at 24, 25 or 30 fps internally for over 2 hours straight*—with no risk of overheating. Need stills from your shoot? Save 33-megapixel frame grabs right from your footage.

*At a temperature of 23°C/73.4°F

4K/30p from oversampled 8K.

Record dense 10-bit 4K UHD footage in-camera with full pixel readout from the Z 9’s outstanding sensor at 24, 25, 30p as ProRes 422 HQ or H.265 video. Or create dramatic 4K UHD slow motion sequences up to 120p. A 2.3x crop format with full pixel readout is available for getting closer to your subject without changing lenses.

Lenses that shine in any light.

Take advantage of fast aperture NIKKOR Z lenses and the Z 9’s dynamic range to capture beautiful, sharp low light footage. Add drama and depth to any production.

12-bit RAW video. In-camera.

Record pristine 12-bit ProRes RAW HQ or new N-RAW video straight to the Z 9’s memory cards—no external device required. To speed up in-camera playback and edits, a smaller Full HD companion file is created, too.

Product photo of the Z 9 mirrorless camera in a rig with video accessories including a loupe and external LCD

SDR, HLG
and N-Log

Selectable tone mode for your preferred grading process.

24-Bit Linear
PCM Audio

Use the internal stereo mic or an external stereo mic.

ProRes
422 HQ

Capture 10-bit 4:2:2 video up to 4K UHD/30p in-camera.

Recording time.

Z 9, 8K/30p

125 Mins.

Competitors3, 8K/30p

~30 Mins.
Photo of the LCD of the Z 9 showing Electronic VR and other settings

Steady handheld shooting. Enhanced electronic VR.

The intelligence and processing power within Expeed 7 improves electronic VR for video recording, correcting trapezoid distortion from wide angle lenses and allowing you to create smooth handheld walking shots.

Stunning 45.7-megapixel image quality.

Jerry Ghionis headshot

I’m getting shots that I’ve never gotten before because I can totally trust in this new technology.

Jerry Ghionis, Fashion, Portrait and Commercial Photographer, Filmmaker and Nikon Ambassador

Stacked CMOS sensor. 45.7-megapixels. Full frame.

Designed by Nikon specifically to bring ultra-high-resolution image quality to high-speed shooting applications. Achieves the world’s fastest scanning speed2, 12x faster data readout than the acclaimed Z 7II and absolutely spectacular image quality in stills and 8K videos.

Photo of a golfer after he has swung and hit the golfball out of the frame

World’s most minimal rolling-shutter distortion2.

The extreme scanning speed of the Z 9 suppresses rolling-shutter distortion. Capture natural-looking images of extremely fast moving subjects like golf and baseball swings, and vehicles.

Photo of a photographer shooting a model with the Z 9

Sharper handheld shooting. Up to 6.0-stops of compensation.

The Z 9 delivers advanced Vibration Reduction (VR) with Synchro VR where 5-axis in-body VR and 2-axis lens VR work together, achieving an effect equivalent to a shutter speed up to approx. 6.0 stops faster with compatible lenses.

Kristi Odom close up photo of a butterfly on a flower

Wide open in any light. 1/32,000 second shutter speed.

Turn your shutter speed all the way up to 1/32,000 second and shoot wide open in harsh light. Enjoy the beautiful bokeh of Nikkor Z lenses in more situations than ever.

Photo of the back of the Z 9 camera's LCD showing the RAW file format menu

High-Efficiency RAW. 1/3 smaller.

New RAW format retains the same high image quality, dynamic range and flexibility as conventional RAW files with approximately 1/3 smaller file size. Speed up your workflow.

Blackout-free Real-Live Viewfinder.

Viewfinder simulation for presentation only; not actual recording of Real-Live Viewfinder.

World’s first truly blackout-free viewfinder.

Until now, achieving a blackout-free view meant repeating certain frames within the viewfinder. The Z 9 is the first camera with a viewfinder that reveals every single moment1—including those previously blocked by conventional EVF or DSLR systems. Smoothly follow every movement of your subject, even when capturing at 120 fps.

Quad-VGA Panel

World’s brightest; adjustable to 3000cd/m2.

Customizable

Choose what settings and information appear in the EVF.

Glasses Mode

Reduces display size so the whole frame is visible.

Dual-Stream Technology. Dedicated feed.

The Z 9 outputs two data streams from the stacked CMOS sensor: one for writing to the memory card and one for viewing. The viewing stream is unaffected by any capture processing, leaving a pristine, lag-free, uninterrupted view with absolutely no blackout.

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4-axis horizontal and vertical tilting touchscreen.

It goes up. It goes down. It goes left. It goes right. Shoot from nearly any angle—high, low or sideways—and maintain a clear, bright view of the frame. When you rotate the Z 9 for vertical shooting, the user interfaces within the monitor and the Real-Live Viewfinder also rotate to a vertical orientation*.

*When using the camera in photo mode.

2,100K-dot Resolution

3.2 inches (diagonal), bright and beautiful.

Touchscreen

Tap, swipe and flick and pinch.

Pro build.

Product photo of the Z 9 with the body cap on the camera

Ready to shoot in an instant.

Go from “off” to “shooting” in less than half a second.

Four function buttons.

Customizable and placed to prevent misoperation.

Integrated vertical grip.

Because the world doesn’t fit in just one orientation.

Dual card slots.

High-speed CFexpress Type B for maximum capacity and write speed.

Kensington security slot.

Theft prevention when you need to leave your camera unattended.

Extended battery life.

Works with EN-EL18 series batteries and a new EN-EL18d battery that can handle up to 170 minutes of video recording.*

*Based on CIPA Standards. In “monitor only” mode.

Side/rear view of the Z 9 showing the media cards in the card slots
Photo of the Z 9 and telephoto lens on a tripod attached to a mobile battery via USB

USB power delivery.

Power and charge Z 9 from a laptop, mobile battery or wall adapter.*

*Requires optional UC-E25 Cable sold separately.

Product photo of the Z 9 comparing size with a faded view of the larger D6 behind it

20% smaller.

The Z 9 maintains a button layout and integrated vertical grip similar to the D6, but it’s 20% smaller.

Magnesium alloy armor.

The Z 9 is built around a lightweight, super strong, corrosion resistant magnesium alloy shell with phenomenal heat dissipation and cold tolerance down to -10°C/14°F.

Photo of the Z 9 in a person's hand showing the sensor shield

Sensor shield.

Automatically closes when you remove a lens. Blocks out dust and accidental touches.

Photo of a photographer capturing a shot of a motorbike from a low angle, using the LCD

Dust-repelling
sensor coatings.

An electro-conductive coating repels dust while a fluorine coating makes it easy to wipe the sensor clean of dust.

Photo of the Z 9 and telephoto lens on the seat of a safari vehicle

VR lock.

Locks the sensor securely in place to prevent jostling when traveling over rough terrain.

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Workflow enhancements.

Photo of a photographer shooting sports action with an ethernet cable attached to the camera

Faster image uploads. 2.4 and 5GHz Wi-Fi®. 1000BASE-T wired LAN.

Deliver your images to your editor faster than ever with built-in 2.4 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi for over-the-air transfers and 1000BASE-T, the fastest wired LAN protocol, for faster wired transfers.

Photo of the back of the Z 9 showing the LCD and custom controls menu

Flick shortcuts for annotations, transfers and more.

By simply flicking upward or downward in fullscreen playback, images can be sent, protected or rated, voice memos can be added and images can be prioritized to skip the queue during large transfers.

Photo of two Z 9 cameras back to back, each with a NIKKOR S Line lens

Ultimate optics: S-Line lenses.

The most impressive optics ever created by Nikon. Overwhelming sharpness, excellent point-light reproduction, beautiful bokeh and minimum aberration. Optimized for video recording with quiet operation, suppressed focus breathing and a control ring for smooth aperture, exposure or ISO adjustments. The perfect match for the Z 9.

SnapBridge

± Wi-Fi Compatibility

This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad® or smart devices running on the Android™ operating system. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.

Using the SnapBridge App

System Requirements:

Android version 5.0 or later
iOS version 11 or later
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.

Updating to Version 2:

Images downloaded to the smart device with version 1.x will no longer be displayed in the Gallery after you upgrade to version 2, but can be viewed in the “Photos” app provided with the smart device.

Make sure your camera’s firmware is updated to the current version.

Compatible cameras:

Z 9, Z 8, Z f, Z 7II/Z 7, Z 6II/Z 6, Z 5, Z fc, Z 50, Z 30, D6, D780, D850, D500

As of SnapBridge version 2.9, Android users of the SnapBridge app will also have compatibility with these cameras:

D750, D7200, D7100, D5500, D5300, D3500, D3400, D3300, Df, J5, P900, AW130, S7000 and S3700

Compatible devices are those capable of acquiring location information and those that support BLE (iPhone® 5S or later, iPad® 5th Generation or later, iPhone X or later).

For compatibility and to download the application, please visit:

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Android, Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.

Wi-Fi® and the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logo are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Nikon is under license.

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All Nikon trademarks are trademarks of Nikon Corporation.

1 Among mirrorless cameras as of October 28, 2021, based on Nikon research.

2 Among mirrorless cameras incorporating an image sensor with 30 megapixels or larger as of October 28, 2021, based on Nikon research.

3 Based on Nikon research of leading mirrorless cameras with at least 30 megapixel sensors as of October 13, 2021.

LCD, Video and Photo Gallery images are for illustrative purposes only.

Tech Specs

  • Effective Pixels

    Effective Pixels

    45.7 million
  • Sensor Size

    Sensor Size

    35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
  • Storage Media

    Storage Media

    CFexpress (Type B), XQD Type Memory
  • ISO Sensitivity

    ISO Sensitivity

    ISO 64–25600 in 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
  • Movie

    Movie

    8K UHD 7,680×4,320 / 30p (progressive), 8K UHD 7,680×4,320 /25p/24p, 4K UHD 3,840 × 2,160 /120p/100p/60p50p/30p/25p/24p, Full HD 1,920x1,080 /120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p, Full HD 1,920x1,080 slow-mo / 30 fps x4, Full HD 1,920x1,080 slow-mo / 25 fps x4, Full HD 1,920x1,080 slow-mo / 24 fps x5 , 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
  • Monitor Size

    Monitor Size

    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Type

    Vertically and horizontally tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD
  • Battery / Batteries

    Battery / Batteries

    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.
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    5.9 in. (149 mm) x 5.9 in. (149.5 mm) x 3.6 in. (90.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    47.3 oz. (1340 g)
  • Type
    Digital camera with support for interchangeable lenses
  • Lens Mount
    Nikon Z mount
  • Picture Angle
    Nikon FX format
  • Effective Pixels
    45.7 million
  • Sensor Size
    35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
  • Total Pixels
    52.37 million
  • Dust-Reduction System
    Image Dust Off reference data (NX Studio software required)
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
    Yes
  • Image Area (pixels)
    FX-format
    (L)8,256 x 5,504
    (M)6,192 x 4,128
    (S)4,128 x 2,752
    DX-format
    (L)5,408 x 3,600
    (M)4,048 x 2,696
    (S)2,704 x 1,800
    16:9 (36 x 20)
    (L)8,256 x 4,640
    (M)6,192 x 3,480
    (S)4,128 x 2,320
    16:9 (36 x 20)
    (L)8,256 x 4,640
    (M)6,192 x 3,480
    (S)4,128 x 2,320
  • File Format Still Images
    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, NEF (RAW): 14 bit with lossless, high-efficiency*, or high-efficiency compression
  • Storage Media
    CFexpress (Type B), XQD Type Memory
  • Card Slot
    2 slots, The card in Slot 2 can be used for overflow or backup storage or for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG images; pictures can be copied between cards
  • File System
    DCF 2.0, Exif 2.32
  • Viewfinder
    1.27-cm/0.5-in. approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED electronic viewfinder with color balance and auto and 16- level manual brightness controls
  • Viewfinder Frame Coverage
    Approx.100% horizontal, 100% vertical
  • Viewfinder Magnification
    Approx.0.8x (50 mm lens at infinity, −1.0 m −1)
  • Viewfinder Eyepoint
    21 mm (-1.0 m-1; from rearmost surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    −4 – +3 m−1
  • Eye Sensor
    Automatically switches between monitor and viewfinder displays
  • Depth-of-Field Control
    Yes
  • Lens Compatibility at a Glance***
    Z mount NIKKOR lenses, F mount NIKKOR lenses with mount adapter; restrictions may apply
  • Compatible Lenses
    Z mount NIKKOR lenses, F mount NIKKOR lenses with mount adapter; restrictions may apply
  • Shutter Speed
    1/32000 to 30 sec. (choose from step sizes of 1/3, 1/2 and 1 EV, extendable to 900 sec. in mode M), bulb, time
  • Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/32000 sec.
  • Slowest Shutter Speed
    900 sec.
  • Flash Sync Speed
    Up to: X=1/200 sec. to 1/250 sec.; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 sec. or slower; Auto FP High-Speed sync supported
  • Bulb Shutter Setting
    Yes
  • Shutter Release Modes
    Single frame, Continuous L , Continuous H , Self-timer, High-speed frame capture
  • Approx. Frame Advance Rate
    Continuous L: 1-10 fps , Continuous H: 10-20 fps (14-bit NEF/RAW: Approx. # 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
  • Continuous Shooting Options
    Continuous L: 1-10 fps , Continuous H: 10-20 fps (14-bit NEF/RAW: Approx. # 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, 5, 10, 20 sec.; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 sec.
    Timer duration electronically controlled
  • Silent Shooting
    Yes
  • Top Continuous Shooting Speeds
    20 frames per second with RAW at Full Resolution, 30 frames per second with JPEG at Full Resolution, 120 frames per second with JPEG at 11 Megapixel
  • Exposure Metering System
    TTL metering using camera image sensor
  • Metering Method
    Matrix metering, Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm or 8 mm circle in center of frame or weighting can be based on average of entire frame , Spot metering: Meters 4 mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point, Highlight-weighted metering
  • Metering Range
    -3 to +17 EV, (ISO 100, f/2.0 lens, 20 °C/68 °F)
  • Exposure Modes
    Auto, Programmed auto with flexible program (P), Shutter-priority auto (S), Aperture-priority auto (A), Manual (M)
  • Exposure Compensation
    '-5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV available in modes P, S, A, and M
  • Exposure Lock
    Luminosity locked at detected value
  • Picture Control
    Auto, Flat, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Standard, 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
  • Multiple Exposure
    Yes, Add, Average, Lighten, Darken
  • ISO Sensitivity
    ISO 64–25600 in 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
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    64
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    25600
  • Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    32
  • Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    102400
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
    Yes
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    Low, Normal, High, Off
  • Active D-Lighting
    Can be selected from:
    Auto, Extra high 2 , Extra high 1 , High, Normal, Low, Off
  • Active D-Lighting Bracketing
    Yes
  • Single-Point AF Mode
    Yes
  • Dynamic AF Mode
    Yes
  • Auto-Area AF Mode
    Yes
  • Autofocus System
    Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF with AF assist
  • Detection Range
    -6.5 to +19 EV (-8.5 to +19 EV with starlight view (Measured in photo mode at ISO 100, f/1.2 lens, at a temperature of 20 °C/68 °F)
  • Lens Servo
    Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in movie mode); predictive focus tracking, Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
  • Focus Point
    493 (single-point AF)
  • AF-Area Mode
    Pinpoint, Single-Point, Wide-area AF (S), Wide-area AF (L), Dynamic-area (S) , Dynamic-area (M) , Dynamic-area (L) , 3D-tracking , Subject-tracking AF , Pinpoint and Dynamic-area AF (S, M, L), 3D-tracking available in photo mode only , Subject-tracking AF available in video mode only, 20 additional custom Wide-Area AF modes for photography (accessible via C1/C2) , 12 additional Wide-Area AF for video (accessible via C1/C2)
  • Focus Lock
    Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing center of sub-selector
  • Focus Modes
    Pinpoint, Single-point, Dynamic-area AF, Wide-area AF (S), Wide-area AF (L), Auto-area AF
  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
    493
  • Vibration Reduction
    5-axis image sensor shift
  • Autofocus Fine Tune
    Yes
  • Flash Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-Sync Speed
    1/200 sec.
  • Top FP High Speed Sync
    Up to:1/8000 sec.
  • 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 Sync Modes
    Front-curtain sync, Rear-curtain sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync, Off
  • Flash Compensation
    -3 to +1 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV available in modes P, S, A, and M
  • 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 519 sync terminal with locking thread
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    i-TTL flash control, radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, modeling illumination, FV lock, Colour Information Communication, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, unified flash control
  • Flash Sync Terminal
    Yes
  • X=1/200 sec. to 1/250 sec.; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 sec. or slower; Auto FP High-Speed sync supported
  • White Balance
    Auto (3 types), Choose colour temperature (2500 K–10,000 K), Cloudy, Direct sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent (3 types) , Incandescent, Natural light auto, Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored), all with fine-tuning, Shade
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • Live View Shooting
    Photography Live View Mode, Movie Live View Mode
  • Movie Metering
    TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
  • Movie Maximum Recording Time
    2 hours 5 minutes
  • Movie File Format
    MOV, MP4, NEV
  • Movie 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)
  • Movie Audio Recording Format
    Linear PCM, AAC
  • Movie Frame size (pixels) and frame rate (RAW Video)
    FX 8256 x 4644 /60p/50p/30p/25p/24p, DX 5392 x 3032 /60p/50p/30p/25p/24p, FX 4128 x 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
  • Movie
    8K UHD 7,680×4,320 / 30p (progressive), 8K UHD 7,680×4,320 /25p/24p, 4K UHD 3,840 × 2,160 /120p/100p/60p50p/30p/25p/24p, Full HD 1,920x1,080 /120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p, Full HD 1,920x1,080 slow-mo / 30 fps x4, Full HD 1,920x1,080 slow-mo / 25 fps x4, Full HD 1,920x1,080 slow-mo / 24 fps x5 , 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
  • 8K UHD
    Yes
  • 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD)
    Yes
  • Full HD Movies (1080p)
    Yes
  • Slow Motion Video
    Yes
  • Movie Audio
    Built-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity can be adjusted
  • Movie ISO
    Mode M: Manual selection (ISO 64 to 25600; choose from step sizes of 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 to Hi 2.0) available with selectable upper limit, Modes P, S, A: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 64 to Hi 2.0) with selectable upper limit
  • Movie Active D-Lighting
    Can be selected from:
    Extra High, High, Normal, Low, Off
  • Time Code
    Yes
  • Movie Log Gamma Output
    When using memory card in Z 9 and NOT using external recorder, N-Log or HLG videos are recorded to “memory card”, When NOT using memory card in Z 9 and using external recorder, N-Log or HLG video are recorded to “external recorder via HDMI-output”, When using both memory card in Z 9 and external recorder, N-Log or HLG video are recorded to both “memory card” and “external recorder via HDMI-output”, However, If you select 8K30p/25p/24p or 4K120p/100p, the recording frame size for HDMI-output is change to FHD, For example, if you select 8K30p, memory card is 8K30p and HDMI-output is FHD30p; If you select 4K60p, memory card is 4K60p and HDMI-output is 4K60p.
  • Movie e-VR
    Yes
  • Movie HDMI Output
    Yes
  • Movie Focus Peaking
    Yes
  • Movie Highlight Display (Zebras)
    Yes
  • Time-Lapse Movie
    Yes
  • AF for Movie
    AF Speed and AF Tracking Sensitivity can be adjusted
  • Raw Video Option
    Yes
  • Monitor Size
    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Resolution
    2100 k dots
  • Monitor Type
    Vertically and horizontally tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD
  • Touchscreen
    Yes
  • Monitor Angle of View
    170° viewing angle
  • Monitor Adjustments
    Colour balance, 11-level manual brightness controls
  • Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator
    Yes
  • Playback Functions
    Auto Image Rotation, Full-frame and Thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images), Highlights, Histogram Display, Location Data Display, Movie Playback , Photo Information, Picture Rating , Playback with Playback Zoom, Playback Zoom Cropping, Voice memo input and playback, IPTC information embedding and display
  • In-Camera Image Editing
    Distortion Control, D-Lighting, Image Overlay, NEF (RAW) Processing, Perspective Control, Resize, Straighten, Trim, Monochrome
  • Image Comment
    Yes
  • Voice Memo Function
    Yes
  • Interface
    USB: Type C USB connector (SuperSpeed USB); connection to built-in USB port is recommended, Audio Input: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported), Audio Output: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter), Type A HDMI connector , 10 pin remote terminal: Built-in
  • Ethernet
    RJ-45 connector , Standards: IEEE 802.3ab (1000BASE-T), IEEE 802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE 802.3 (10BASE-T) , Data rates *: 10/100/1000 Mbps with auto detect , Port: 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T , (AUTOMDIX) * Maximum logical data rates according to IEEEstandard; actual rates may differ
  • Wi-Fi Functionality
    Standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n (Africa, Asia, Bolivia, and Oceania), Standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a/ac (Europe, U.S.A., Canada, Mexico), Standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a (other countries in the Americas), Operating frequency: 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11; Africa, Asia, Bolivia, and Oceania), Operating frequency: 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180–5805 MHz (other countries in the Americas), Operating frequency: 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180–5825 MHz (U.S.A., Canada, Mexico), Operating frequency: 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5745–5805 MHz (Georgia), Operating frequency: 2412–2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180–5320 MHz (other European countries), Maximum output power (EIRP): 2.4 GHz band:8.4 dBm , Maximum output power (EIRP): 5 GHz band: 6.0 dBm (Georgia) , Maximum output power (EIRP): 5 GHz band: 9.0 dBm (other countries) , Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK, WPA3-SAE
  • Smart Device App Connectivity
    SnapBridge
  • Wireless Connectivity
    Yes
  • Wireless Transfer to PC
    Yes
  • 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
  • GPS
    Built-in , Via the SnapBridge app
  • 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
  • Save/Load Camera Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    English, Japanese
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
  • Webcam Utility Compatible
    Yes
  • Total Custom Settings
    73
  • My Menu
    Yes
  • Recent Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    English, Japanese
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
  • Battery / Batteries
    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.
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)

    Movies:[Viewfinder only] selected for monitor mode: Approx. 170 minutes, [Monitor only] selected for monitor mode: Approx. 170 minutes
  • AC Adapter
    EH-7P Charging AC Adapter, EH-7P charging AC adapter can be used to charge EN-EL18d, EN-EL18c and EN-EL18b batteries only.
  • Battery Charger
    MH-33 Battery Charger
  • Tripod Socket
    1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
    5.9 in. (149 mm) x 5.9 in. (149.5 mm) x 3.6 in. (90.5 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    47.3 oz. (1340 g)
  • Operating Environment
    Temperature: −10 °C–40 °C (+14 °F–104 °F) , Less than 85% (no condensation)

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