- 45.7MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
- OLED EVF 3.69M dots Blackout-Free
- 2.1M dots 4-Axis Vertical and horizontal Tilt Touch LCD
- 120fps (11MP) Continuous Shooting
- 8K/30P RAW Video
- Dual Card Slots: CFexpress (Type B) + XQD
- Integrated Vertical Grip
QUICKFACT SHEETThe Nikon Z 9 is Nikon’s flagship full-frame mirrorless camera. It combines excellent image quality, one of the world’s best (some argue it is the best) Tracking AF, 120fps (11MP) / 30fps JPEG / 20fps RAW Continuous Shooting, and 8K/30P RAW and 4K/120P video shooting.
Nikon has poured all its technological and photographic know-how into the Z 9. The Z 9 boasts a blackout-free EVF, an all-electronic shutter with minimal rolling shutter, probably the world’s best tracking AF (some claim it is even better than that in the Sony A1, as if it were possible), and an insanely fast 120 frames per second continuous shooting at 11MP JPEG. Or, shoot at 20fps RAW with a 1,000 frames buffer. Add in Pre-Release Capture and you have no excuse for not nailing the shot.
Faithful to its pro status, it has an integrated vertical grip — which also makes the Z 9 a big camera, and just a tad lighter and smaller than the D6 DSLR: 8% lighter (1160g vs. 1270g) and 20% smaller (149 mm x 149.5 mm x 90.5 mm vs. 160 mm x 163 mm x 92 mm). This makes the Z 9 almost the same size as the Canon EOS R3 and a whole lot bigger than the Sony A1:
– Excellent 45.7MP Full-Frame Stacked Sensor
– Super fast and precise AF with People, Animal and Vehicle tracking
– AF is sensitive down to -6.5EV (Starlight Mode: -8.5 EV)
– 120fps (11 MP) / 30fps JPEG /20fps RAW Continuous Shooting and 1/32000 sec. all-electronic shutter
– 3.2-in. 2.1M-dot 4-axis Tilt Touchscreen LCD
– High-resolution 3.69M-dot OLED EVF with no blackout
– Uncropped 8K/30P Video for 125 min.
– 4K/120P for slow motion
– Interval Timer, Wireless Remote Shooting
– Dust, dirt and moisture sealing
The Nikon Z 9 is arguably the best full-frame mirrorless camera on the market (if size and weight are not factored in). It does not compromise on any of the important features pro photographers demand, delivering excellent image quality for both stills and videos, and the performance, speed and reliability we have come to expect from a Nikon flagship camera. The Z 9 should be excellent for pro sports, wedding, landscape and wildlife photography.
Want a Z 9 in a smaller and lighter form factor? Check out the Nikon Z 8, basically a Z 9 minus the vertical battery grip.
|NIKON Z 9 SPECS AT A GLANCE (OCT 28, 2021)|
|SENSOR RESOLUTION:||45.7MP||SENSOR TYPE:||FULL-FRAME STACKED CMOS|
|LENS MOUNT:||NIKON Z||ISO:||64-25600, 102400|
|FOCUS:||3D TRACKING; 493 ZONES; PEOPLE; ANIMALS; VEHICLES||AF SENSITIVITY:||EV -6.5 to 19 (F1.2 LENS); STARLIGHT MODE: EV -8.5|
|VIEWFINDER:||OLED EVF 3.69M DOTS, 0.8X MAGNIFICATION, 21MM EYEPOINT, BLACKOUT-FREE||LCD:||3.2″ 2.1M DOTS, 4-AXIS TILT TOUCH|
|I.S.:||5-AXIS, 6 STOPS (WHEN COMBINED WITH OIS LENS)||VIDEO:||8K/ 30P/ 24P; 4K/ 120P/ 60P/ 30P/ 24P; HD/ 120P/ 60P/ 30P/ 24P; 8K/30P UP FOR OVER 2 HOURS; 12-BIT PRORES RAW HQ|
|SHUTTER:||ELECTRONIC ONLY; 1/32000 SEC. – 30 SEC.||X-SYNC SPEED:||1/200 SEC.|
|CONTINUOUS SHOOTING:||120 FPS (11MP) / 30 FPS JPEG / 20 FPS RAW 1000 FRAMES BUFFER||STORAGE MEDIA:||TWO CARD SLOTS: CFEXPRESS (TYPE B)/XQD|
|MICROPHONE:||3.5MM DIAMETER STEREO MINI JACK||HEADPHONE:||COMPATIBLE WITH 3.5MM DIAMETER STEREO MINI JACK|
|OTHER:||WI-FI, BLUETOOTH, GPS, USB TYPE-C, USB POWER DELIVERY, HDMI MICRO OUT TERMINAL (TYPE D), WIRELESS REMOTE SHOOTING, HI-SPEED SYNC FLASH MODE, INTERVAL SHOOTING, WEATHER-PROOF (-10°C), ILLUMINATED BUTTONS, PRE-RELEASE CAPTURE|
|DIMENSIONS:||149 X 149.5 X 90.5MM (5.9 X 5.9 X 3.6 IN)||WEIGHT:||1340 G (2 LBS 15.3 OZ) WITH BATTERY AND MEMORY CARD|
|PRICE:||US $5,499.95 BODY ONLY||BUY:||NIKON Z 9|
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