The highly anticipated Nikon Z8 camera is set to hit the market on May 25th, 2023, according to a recent European dealer presentation. This release is highly anticipated by photography enthusiasts around the world who are eagerly awaiting the latest offering from Nikon. The pricing for the camera has also been revealed, with the body only option priced at €4,599, and the camera kit with a 24-120mm lens priced at €5,549.
While the camera’s price may seem steep, it is important to note that the Z8 is a high-performance mirrorless camera equipped with a 50-megapixel stacked CMOS sensor. This makes it a powerhouse when it comes to capturing stunning images and videos, and it is sure to attract the attention of professional photographers and amateurs alike. In fact, many are speculating that the Z8 may be the “mini Z 9”, given its similarity in price to the Z9, which sells for €5,299 in Europe.
Despite the similarities, the Z8 promises to be a unique offering in its own right. Users who are expecting a new model with the EXPEED 7 processor installed in the Z 7 or Z 6 series camera may feel that it is an over-spec camera. However, the Z8 is designed to deliver exceptional performance, with advanced features such as high-speed autofocus, impressive low-light capabilities, and a host of other cutting-edge technologies.
With the release of the Z8 just around the corner, photography enthusiasts around the world are eagerly waiting to get their hands on this latest offering from Nikon. The camera’s scheduled release on May 25th is just 15 days from the announcement on May 10th, and many are hoping that this time there won’t be an extreme shortage like the one experienced with the Z9. Whether you’re a professional photographer or an amateur enthusiast, the Nikon Z8 promises to be a game-changing camera that will take your photography to new heights.
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)