The Upcoming Nikon Cameras and Lenses in 2021

After the shocking announcements of Canon EOS R5 and Sony a1, what is Nikon planning to do to compete against Canon and Nikon?

Below are all the Nikon cameras and lenses that we can expect from Nikon in 2021:

Nikon Z Mirrorless Cameras

Nikon Z30:

Nikon will announce an entry-level APS-C Z-mount mirrorless camera sitting below Nikon Z50 in the first half of 2021. This model will most likely come without an EVF.

Nikon Z30 rumored specifications:

  • 24.2 MP CMOS sensor
  • 4K 24p, 30p video recording
  • 3.2″ 1.04m-dot LCD screen
  • No EVF design
  • Support Wifi, Bluetooth connection
  • EN-EL15c battery
  • Single SD memory card slot
  • Announcement in the first half of 2021

Nikon Z9 / Nikon Z8:

Nikon will launch a counterattack with its own 8K camera (Nikon Z9?), which is likely to have a 45.7MP sensor with the same pixel count as the Z7 II. The official announcement will be around Spring / Summer 2021.

Nikon Z9 Rumored Specifications:

  • 45.7MP sensor (the same pixel count as the Nikon Z7 II)
  • 20 fps
  • 8k30p, 4k120/60/30p
  • New EXPEED processor designed for 8k
  • Improved AF (Object detection AF)
  • Two XQD/CFX type B memory card slots
  • ISO 64 – 25,600, Hi1, Hi2
  • High resolution, blackout-free EVF
  • New user interface (no second LCD screen on the back like the D6)
  • New battery: Nikon EN-EL18x
  • Gbit LAN, USB-C, WiFi, GPS
  • Price: $6,000 – $7,000
  • Prototype Z9 cameras may be tested at the Tokyo Olympics this year
  • New Nikkor Z 400mm f/2.8 mirrorless lens is also rumored for the Olympics
  • Nikon Z9 is described as a D6 body combined with EOS R5 imaging, a9 II AF, and blackout-free EVF
  • Announcement in Spring / Summer 2021

Nikkor Z Mirrorless Lenses

  • Nikkor Z 24-105mm f/2.8-4 S
  • Nikkor Z 100-400mm f/4-5.6 VR S
  • Nikkor Z 400mm f/2.8
  • Nikkor Z 200-600mm
  • Nikkor Z 105mm macro

Nikon DSLR Cameras

Nikon D880:

Nikon D850 replacement. The Nikon D880 is rumored to be announced in early 2021.

Nikon D880 Rumored Specifications:

  • 55MP or 47MP full-frame back-illuminated image sensor
  • EXPEED 6 image processor
  • 4K/60p video
  • 3.2-inch 2.36 million dots flip touch screen
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Another Two new DSLR cameras and “several” F-mount lenses coming in 2021

By the way, the Nikon Z6 II and Nikon Z7 II mirrorless cameras are now selling really well. Order now if you are interested.

Nikon Z6 II body: $1,996.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Nikon Z7 II body: $2,996.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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Via: NikonRumors