Nikon Z6 III Specifications

Complete specifications for the Nikon Z6 III, the third generation of Nikon's prosumer speed/low-light, full-frame mirrorless body.

  • Sensor24.5mp full frame 
    • 35.9 x 23.9mm (FX) 
    • BSI (backside illumination) partially stacked CMOS sensor
    • AA (low pass) filter 
    • 5-axis VR image stabilization (8 stops CIPA rating), including Synchro VR and Sensor Focus VR
  • ISP: EXPEED7
  • Mount: Nikon Z
    • F-mount lens usage via optional FTZ adapter
  • Images: 
    • Maximum size: 6048x4032 JPEG or HEIF Large, Medium or Small; NEF raw; DX size available
    • Aspect ratios: 3:2, 1:1, 16:9
    • Raw: 14-bit Lossless Compressed or High Efficiency (both versions)
    • 14 fps with mechanical shutter, 20 fps with electronic shutter (raw)
    • Pre-release capture JPEGs at 30 (full resolution), 60 (full resolution), 120 fps (11mp)
    • 1000+ image 14-bit raw buffer (CFe card only)
    • Pixel shift: up to 32 frames produce a 96mp image
  • Video:  
    • 6K: 60P N-Raw, 30P ProResRAW video, full frame oversampled
    • 5.4K: 60/50/30/25/24P full frame oversampled
    • 4K: 60/30/30/25/24P full frame oversampled
    • 4K: 120/100P DX crop
    • FullHD: 240/200P oversampled with 5% crop
    • FullHD: 120/100/60/50/25/24P, also 30Px4, 25Px4, 24Px5, full frame oversampled
    • 10-bit H.265, 8-bit H.264 MPEG4 with stereo audio, MP4 or MOV container
    • N-RAW 12-bit includes 6K, ProResRAW only 4K/60P
    • ProRes 422HQ 10-bit up to 4K/60P
    • HDMI clean output via full size 2.1 connector, with 10-bit 4.2.2, N-Log with HDR (HLG), Atomos start-stop supported
    • On camera stereo mic, mic/line jack, headphone jack
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 900 sec to 1/8000 sec, 200k rated
    • electronic 900 sec to 1/16000 sec 
    • bulb, time
    • electronic front curtain option
  • Exposure: 
    • matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, highlight-weighted
    • -5 to +5EV exposure compensation
    • 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), 2500-10,000K
    • ISO 100-64000 (plus Auto, 50, and 204800 boosts)
  • Focus: 
    • 273-point user selectable phase detect, 299 automatic
    • -10EV to EV19 sensitivity at f/1.2 and ISO 100
    • Area modes: pinpoint, single point, dynamic area (three), wide-area (four), auto area, 3D-tracking
    • Subject detection (people/animal/vehicle detection, includes sub-categories such as birds, autos, planes, etc.)
    • Focus-point VR
    • manual focus override, focus positioning thumb stick (or Direction pad), touch focus
  • Rear Display: 3.2” touch LCD
    • 2.1m dot 
    • fully articulating
  • Viewfinder
    • 5.76m dot OLED EVF
    • DCI-P3 color space, 4000 cd/m2 
    • blackout free in electronic shutter
    • 0.8x magnification 
    • -4 to +2m diopter adjustment
    • 21mm eye point
    • Max 120 Hz
  • Flash: 
    • no built-in flash
    • hot shoe, supports Nikon CLS (i-TTL)
    • 1/200 flash sync (mechanical), 1/60 (electronic)
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync flash options
  • Remote: 
    • optional MC-DC2 wired, WR-R11b
    • optional ML-L7 Bluetooth wireless
    • SnapBridge app
  • Other Notable Features: 
    • WiFi 802.11ac (SnapBridge or Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility) (may vary with region)
    • Bluetooth 5.0 (SnapBridge)
    •  weather-sealed body
    • antiflicker reduction
    • USB 3 Type C (SuperSpeed, or 5gps)
    • Optional MB-N14 Vertical Grip
  • Cards: 
    • one Type B CFexpress slot (XQD, CFe compatible)
    • one SD slot (UHS-II compatible)
  • Battery: EN-EL15C
    • 380 shots CIPA (viewfinder, power reduction)
    • optional USB charging
    • camera can be powered by USB (USB Power Delivery)
    • note: no stand-alone charger supplied with camera (MH-34 optional)
  • Size: 
    • 5.5" (138.5mm) wide
    • 4" (101.5mm) tall
    • 3” (74mm) deep
  • Weight: 26.9 ounces (760g) with battery card
  • Colors: Black
  • Price (MSRP on launch; current price may vary): 
    • US$2500 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 1.00
  • Announced: May 17, 2024
  • Nikon's Marketing Slogan: Outperform
  • Nikon lenses for the Nikon Z6 III
  • Nikon's Web page for the Nikon Z6 III
  • Thom's Review of the Nikon Z6 III (coming)
  • Thom's Book for the Nikon Z6 III (coming)

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