Nikon launched their full-frame mirrorless digicam vary final yr with the launch of the Z6 and Z7 (pictured). Now, in accordance with widespread rumors, it seems to be as if they’re about to introduce an APS-C sensor lineup with the introduction of the Nikon Z50. Learn on for every thing that we all know to this point…
Nikon Z50 – Sensor
The Z50 will use a really smart 20 megapixel APS-C sensor, which can also be featured within the D7500 and D500 DSLR cameras. In a world the place the digicam business is rapidly shifting over to mirrorless, this might successfully spell the tip for Nikon’s APS-C DSLR digicam vary.
Nikon Z50 – Burst Taking pictures
The Z50 will likely be able to 11fps burst taking pictures with full-time AF/AE, inserting it between the lower-resolution Z6 (12fps) and the higher-resolution Z7 (9fps) when it comes to taking pictures pace. With the added benefit of the 1.5x APS-C crop issue, this might make the Z50 very nicely suited to wildlife and sports activities pictures, and an awesome backup digicam to the Z6/7.
Nikon Z50 – Video
The Z50 will virtually definitely provide 4K along with 1080p – the important thing factor would be the bit charge and body charge – so may they outdo their rivals and provide 10bit/60p recording? We might most likely guess that Nikon will take a extra conservative method and provide 4K at 8bit/30fps as a substitute.
Nikon Z50 – Battery Life
There’s apparently a newly registered EN-EL25 (7.6V, 1120mAh) battery for the Z50, which can include an as but unknown CIPA score, so battery life is an unknown at this level.
Nikon Z50 – Lenses
Nikon Rumors are confidently predicting that two new lenses will make their debut alongside the Z50 – the Z-Nikkor 16-55mm f/3.5-6.Three and Z-Nikkor 50-250mm f/4.5-6.Three equipment zoom lenses, which can presumably be low cost and hopefully slightly greater than cheerful.
Nikon Z50 – Reminiscence Playing cards
The Z50 will solely have a single reminiscence card slot, and it’ll use common SD playing cards moderately than the far more area of interest XQD card format utilized by the full-frame Z-series cameras.
Nikon Z50 – IBIS
Not like the flagship Z6/Z7 full-frame cameras, there’ll most likely be no inside picture stabilisation system, as a substitute counting on the hooked up lens to provide it.
Nikon Z50 – LCD and EVF
An built-in digital viewfinder and a tilting LCD touchscreen for selfies round-out all that we all know to this point in regards to the Z50’s key specs.
Nikon Z50 – Worth
The Z50’s most pure rivals are presumably the Sony A6400 and Canon EOS M6 II, that are priced at £950 / $900 / €1050 physique solely and £869.99 / €1,029.99 / $849.99 physique solely respectively. So we might anticipate the brand new Z50 to value across the £$1000 mark, hopefully rather less, relying on the precise specs. There can even most likely be a equipment with the brand new Nikkor Z 16-55mm f/3.5-6.Three lens at across the £$1200 mark.
Nikon Z50 – Launch Date
Nikon Rumors are confidently asserting that the Z50 will likely be unveiled on October ninth/10th. Whereas there is not any official phrase from Nikon, this could permit the Z50 to be marketed previous to the profitable Black Friday / Christmas interval.