Excitement is building in the photography community as NikonRumors has leaked some more specifications for the upcoming Nikon Z8 mirrorless camera. The camera is shaping up to be an absolute powerhouse, with some impressive features that are sure to delight even the most discerning photographers.
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 standout features of the Nikon Z8 is its sensor, which is rumored to be a stacked 45.7MP sensor. This should ensure that the camera is capable of capturing stunning, high-resolution images that are rich in detail. Additionally, the camera is expected to have an ISO range of 64-25,600, which will allow photographers to shoot in a variety of lighting conditions.
The Nikon Z8 is also rumored to have a lightning-fast burst mode of 20 fps, which is sure to come in handy when shooting fast-moving subjects. In JPEG mode, the camera is said to be capable of shooting at an astounding 120fps. Additionally, the camera is expected to have 5-axis in-body stabilizations with 6 stops, which should ensure that images are sharp and free of blur.
The shutter speed on the Nikon Z8 is said to range from 1/32000 to 900s, and it will only have an electronic shutter. Autofocus is expected to be lightning-fast with 493 AF points, ensuring that even moving subjects are captured with ease. The camera is also rumored to support HEIF 10-bit, which will allow for rich, high-quality images.
Video capabilities on the Nikon Z8 are also impressive, with the camera rumored to be capable of shooting 8.3k video at 60p. The tilting LCD screens are 3.2 inches, and the EVF will either be 3MP or 9MP (although there are conflicting reports on this). Memory cards will be CFExpress + SD, and the camera is said to be dust and drip-resistant, just like the Nikon D850.
In terms of size, the Nikon Z8 is expected to be compact and lightweight, with dimensions of 144×118×83mm (5.6×4.6×3.2in) and a weight of under 1kg. The price of the camera is rumored to be €4,599 (equivalent to around $5,000), which may seem steep, but is a reasonable price for such a high-end camera.
It’s worth noting that many of the other specifications of the Nikon Z8 that have not been listed here are expected to be identical to the Nikon Z9. Overall, the Nikon Z8 is shaping up to be an impressive camera that will undoubtedly take the photography world by storm.