Make it iconic.

Performance to inspire.

Full frame image quality, depth and dynamic range. Autofocus built from Deep Learning technology. Astounding low-light performance and image stabilization.

Six expressive colors.

Choose classic black or one of six premium styles, each with unique matching textures.

Quantities of premium styles are limited*, available at the Nikon Store.

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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, Z6III/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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Smallrig Design is a trademark and brand of Shenzhen Leqi Network Technology Co., Ltd.

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1 Based on Nikon research as of September 20, 2023.

2 Based on Nikon research as of September 20, 2023.

3 Based on CIPA standards; when using the telephoto end of the Nikkor Z 24-120mm f/4 S.

4 Based on Nikon research as of September 20, 2023.

5 Only in Photo mode when a Nikkor Z lens without built-in VR is used. Not effective when multiple focus points are displayed.

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

* Quantities of exterior colour models are limited. For repair/replacement purposes, exterior color models may be replaced with black exterior colour.

Tech Specs

  • Effective Pixels

    Effective Pixels

    24.5 million
  • Sensor Size

    Sensor Size

    35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
  • Storage Media

    Storage Media

    SD (Secure Digital), UHS-1 and UHS‑II compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards , microSD cards (UHS-1 compliant microSDHC and microSDXC memory cards)
  • ISO Sensitivity

    ISO Sensitivity

    ISO 100 to 64000 in steps of 1/3 and 1 EV , Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1 or 1.7 EV (ISO 204800 equivalent) above ISO 64000; auto ISO sensitivity control available , Note: ISO sensitivity is limited to 400–64000 when HLG is selected for tone mode.
  • Movie

    Movie

    4K UHD 3,840 × 2,160 /30p/25p/24p, Full HD 1,920x1,080 /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, 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 /60p at DX Crop
  • Monitor Size

    Monitor Size

    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Type

    Vari-angle TFT touch-sensitive LCD
  • Battery / Batteries

    Battery / Batteries

    One EN-EL15c rechargeable Li-ion battery, EN‑EL15b and EN‑EL15a batteries can be used in place of the EN‑EL15c. Note, however, that fewer pictures can be taken on a single charge than with the EN‑EL15c. EH‑7P charging AC adapters and EH‑8P AC adapters can be used to charge EN‑EL15c and EN‑EL15b batteries only.
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

    5.7 in. (144 mm) x 4.1 in. (103 mm) x 2 in. (49 mm)
  • Approx. Weight

    Approx. Weight

    22.29 oz. (630 g)
  • Type
    Digital camera with support for interchangeable lenses
  • Lens Mount
    Nikon Z mount
  • Effective Pixels
    24.5 million
  • Sensor Size
    35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
  • Total Pixels
    25.28 million
  • Dust-Reduction System
    Image Dust Off reference data (NX Studio software required)
  • Dust-Off Reference Photo
    Yes
  • Image Area (pixels)
    FX-format
    (L)6,048 x 4,032
    (M)4,528 x 3,024
    (S)3,024 x 2,016
    DX-format
    (L)3,984 x 2,656
    (M)2,976 x 1,992
    (S)1,984 x 1,328
    1:1 (16 x 16)
    (L)4,032 x 4,032
    (M)3,024 x 3,024
    (S)2,016 x 2,016
    1:1 (24 x 24)
    (L)4,032 x 4,032
    (M)3,024 x 3,024
    (S)2,016 x 2,016
    16:9 (36 x 20)
    (L)6,048 x 3,400
    (M)4,528 x 2,544
    (S)3,024 x 1,696
    16:9 (36 x 20)
    (L)6,048 x 3,400
    (M)4,528 x 2,544
    (S)3,024 x 1,696
  • 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 , HEIF: Supports fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16) compression; size-priority and optimal-quality compression available , NEF (RAW)+HEIF: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and HEIF formats
  • Storage Media
    SD (Secure Digital), UHS-1 and UHS‑II compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards , microSD cards (UHS-1 compliant microSDHC and microSDXC memory cards)
  • Card Slot
    2 slots (1 SD and 1 microSD)
  • File System
    DCF 2.0, Exif 2.32 , MPEG‑A , MIAF
  • Viewfinder
    1.27-cm/0.5-in. approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED electronic viewfinder with color balance and auto and 13- 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 center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
  • Viewfinder Diopter Adjustment
    -4 to +2 m−1
  • Eye Sensor
    Automatically switches between monitor and viewfinder displays
  • 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
    Using the shutter speed dial: 1/8000 to 4 sec in steps of 1 EV, Bulb, Time, X (flash sync) , Using the main command dial: 1/8000 to 30 sec in steps of 1/3 EV (extendable to 900 s in mode M), Bulb, Time, X (flash sync)
  • Fastest Shutter Speed
    1/8000 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, Low-speed continuous, High-speed continuous, High-speed continuous (extended), Self-timer, High-speed frame capture with Pre-Release Capture
  • Approx. Frame Advance Rate
    High-speed frame capture: (C30) Approx. 30 fps) , Maximum frame advance rate as measured by in house tests, Continuous L: Approx 1-7 fps , Continuous H: Approx 7.8 fps , High-speed continuous (extended): 14 fps (14-bit NEF/RAW: Approx. 11 fps)
  • 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
  • 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
    Matrix or center-weighted metering: -4 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
    –3 to +3 EV (–5 to +5 EV when the exposure compensation dial is set to [c]), Increment: 1/3 step
  • 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
    Add, Average, Lighten, Darken
  • HDR Overlay
    Yes
  • Photo mode flicker reduction
    Yes
  • ISO Sensitivity
    ISO 100 to 64000 in steps of 1/3 and 1 EV , Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.7, 1 or 1.7 EV (ISO 204800 equivalent) above ISO 64000; auto ISO sensitivity control available , Note: ISO sensitivity is limited to 400–64000 when HLG is selected for tone mode.
  • Lowest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    100
  • Highest Standard ISO Sensitivity
    64000
  • Lowest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    50
  • Highest Expanded ISO Sensitivity
    204800
  • Long Exposure Noise Reduction
    Yes
  • High ISO Noise Reduction
    Yes
  • Active D-Lighting
    Can be selected from:
    Auto, Extra High, 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
    -10 to +19 EV , Detection range (ISO 100, f/1.2 lens, 20 °C/68 °F using single servo AF (AF-S)
  • 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 Point
    273 (single-point AF), 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, Single-Point, Wide-area AF (S), Wide-area AF (L), Auto-area AF, 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 , 3D-tracking available in video mode only , Wide-area AF (C1) , Wide-area AF (C2)
  • Focus Lock
    Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF/AF-S) or by pressing the AE/AF lock (Protect) button
  • Focus Modes
    Pinpoint, Single-point, Wide-area AF (S), Wide-area AF (L), Auto-area AF, 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 , 3D-tracking available in video mode only
  • Maximum Autofocus Areas/Points
    299
  • Vibration Reduction
    5-axis image sensor shift, lens shift available with VR lenses
  • Autofocus Fine Tune
    Yes
  • Flash Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-Sync Speed
    1/200th 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 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 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
  • Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
    i-TTL flash control, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, FV lock, Colour Information Communication, Auto FP High-Speed Sync
  • 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
    Exposure and/or flash, white balance, and ADL
  • Live View Shooting
    Photography Live View Mode, Movie Live View Mode
  • Movie Metering
    TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
  • Movie Maximum Recording Time
    Up to 125 minutes
  • Movie File Format
    MOV, MP4
  • Movie Video Compression
    H.265/HEVC (8 bit/10 bit) , H.264/AVC (8 bit)
  • Movie Audio Recording Format
    Linear PCM, AAC, Linear PCM (48 KHz, 24 bit, for videos recorded in NEV or MOV format) or AAC (48 KHz, 16 bit, for videos recorded in MP4 format)
  • Movie
    4K UHD 3,840 × 2,160 /30p/25p/24p, Full HD 1,920x1,080 /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, 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 /60p at DX Crop
  • 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD)
    Yes
  • Full HD Movies (1080p)
    Yes
  • Movie Audio
    Built-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity can be adjusted
  • Movie ISO
    Mode M: Manual selection (ISO 100 to 51200; 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 204800 equivalent) above ISO 51200; auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to Hi 2.0) available with selectable upper limit Modes P, S, A: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 51200) , Note: ISO sensitivity is limited to 400 to 51200 when HLG is selected for tone mode.
  • Movie Active D-Lighting
    Can be selected from:
    Extra High, High, Normal, Low, Off
  • Time Code
    Yes
  • Movie e-VR
    Yes
  • Movie HDMI Output
    Yes
  • Movie Focus Peaking
    Yes
  • Movie Highlight Display (Zebras)
    Yes
  • Time-Lapse Movie
    Yes
  • AF for Movie
    Yes
  • N-Log and HDR (HLG) video
    Yes
  • Waveform display
    Yes
  • Red REC frame indicator
    Yes
  • Video recording display zoom (50%, 100%, and 200%)
    Yes
  • Extended shutter speeds (mode M)
    Yes
  • Extended oversampling available
    Yes
  • Option to view video recording info available via I menu
    Yes
  • Monitor Size
    3.2 in. diagonal
  • Monitor Resolution
    2100 k dots
  • Monitor Type
    Vari-angle TFT touch-sensitive LCD
  • Touchscreen
    Yes
  • Monitor Angle of View
    170° viewing angle
  • Monitor Adjustments
    Colour balance, 15-level manual brightness controls
  • Virtual Horizon Camera Indicator
    Yes
  • In-Camera Image Editing
    Distortion Control, D-Lighting, NEF (RAW) Processing, Perspective Control, Resize, Straighten, Trim, Monochrome
  • Image Comment
    Yes
  • Voice Memo Function
    Yes
  • Interface
    USB: Type C connector (SuperSpeed USB), Type D HDMI connector; Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
  • Wi-Fi Functionality
    Standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a/ac (Europe, U.S.A., Canada, Mexico), Standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a/ac (other countries in the Americas), Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK, WPA3-SAE , Standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a/ac (other countries in the Americas) , Operating frequency: U.S.A., Canada and Mexico: 2412 to 2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180 to 5825 MHz (5180 to 5580 MHz, 5660 to 5700 MHz, and 5745 to 5825 MHz) , Operating frequency: Other countries in the Americas: 2412 to 2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180 to 5805 MHz (5180 to 5320 MHz and 5745 to 5805 MHz) , Maximum output power (EIRP): 2.4 GHz band: 6.1 dBm , Maximum output power (EIRP): 5 GHz band: 9.4 dBm
  • 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: 0.6 dBm , Bluetooth Low Energy: -0.9 dBm
  • GPS
    Via the SnapBridge app
  • Save/Load Camera Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    English, French, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
  • Webcam Utility Compatible
    Yes
  • Total Custom Settings
    79
  • My Menu
    Yes
  • Recent Settings
    Yes
  • Supported Languages
    English, French, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish
  • Date, Time and Daylight Savings Time Settings
    Yes
  • Battery / Batteries
    One EN-EL15c rechargeable Li-ion battery, EN‑EL15b and EN‑EL15a batteries can be used in place of the EN‑EL15c. Note, however, that fewer pictures can be taken on a single charge than with the EN‑EL15c. EH‑7P charging AC adapters and EH‑8P AC adapters can be used to charge EN‑EL15c and EN‑EL15b batteries only.
  • Battery Life (shots per charge)

    Movies:[Viewfinder only] selected for monitor mode: Approx. 90 minutes , [Monitor only] selected for monitor mode: Approx. 90 minutes
    Photo Mode: Number of Shots
    true
  • AC Adapter
    EH-7P charging AC adapter (available separately) , EH‑8P Charging AC adapter (available separately); requires UC‑E25 USB cable (supplied with camera)
  • Battery Charger
    MH-34 Battery Charger (available separately) , MH-25A Battery Charger (available separately)
  • Tripod Socket
    1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
  • Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
    5.7 in. (144 mm) x 4.1 in. (103 mm) x 2 in. (49 mm)
  • Approx. Weight
    22.29 oz. (630 g)
  • Operating Environment
    Temperature 0 °C–40 °C (+32 °F–104 °F) , Less than 85% (no condensation)

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