Photography enthusiasts and professionals around the world are eagerly awaiting the release of the Nikon Z8 mirrorless camera, and NikonRumors has just leaked some additional specifications that are sure to leave them even more excited.
Nikon Z8 Specifications:
- Sensor: 45.7MP (stacked)
- ISO range: 64-25,600
- 20 fps (120fps in JPEG mode)
- 5-axis in-body stabilizations: 6 stops
- Shutter speed: 1/32000 – 900s
- Electronic shutter only
- Autofocus: 493 AF points
- HEIF 10-bit support
- Video: 8.3k @60p
- 3.2″ tilting LCD screens
- EVF: 3MP or 9MP – I am still getting conflicting information
- Memory cards: CFExpress + SD
- Dust/drip resistant: same as the Nikon D850
- Dimensions: 144×118×83mm | 5.6×4.6×3.2in
- Weight: under 1kg
- Price: €4,599 (equivalent to around $5,000)
One of the most impressive features of the Nikon Z8 is its 45.7MP stacked sensor, which is capable of capturing stunningly detailed and vivid images. This, combined with an impressive ISO range of 64-25,600, makes the Z8 an incredibly versatile camera that can handle a wide range of lighting conditions.
In terms of speed, the Z8 does not disappoint. It is capable of shooting at 20 frames per second, with the added bonus of being able to shoot at 120 frames per second in JPEG mode. And with 5-axis in-body stabilization that can deliver up to 6 stops of stabilization, photographers can capture sharp, blur-free images even in challenging shooting situations.
The Z8 also boasts an impressive electronic shutter that can shoot at speeds ranging from 1/32000 to 900s, making it an ideal camera for capturing fast-moving subjects. And with its 493 autofocus points, the Z8 is sure to deliver speedy and accurate focusing.
In addition to its impressive still image capabilities, the Z8 also has some exciting video features. It can shoot video at a resolution of 8.3k at 60p, making it an ideal camera for videographers who want to capture high-quality footage.
Other notable features of the Z8 include its 3.2″ tilting LCD screen, which provides photographers with a convenient way to compose shots at any angle, and its 3MP or 9MP EVF (there are conflicting reports on this feature), which delivers clear and detailed images even in low light conditions.
The Z8 is also dust and drip-resistant, with the same level of protection as the Nikon D850. And with dimensions of 144×118×83mm and a weight of under 1kg, the Z8 is a compact and lightweight camera that is easy to carry around.
The Z8 is expected to be priced at €4,599 (around $5,000), which is a significant investment but one that is sure to be worth it for photographers who demand the best in terms of image quality and performance. With many of its specifications being identical to the Nikon Z9, the Z8 is shaping up to be an incredible camera that will push the boundaries of what we thought was possible.
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