Nikon Z7 Specifications

The Z7 is Nikon's first generation of the high pixel count, full-frame mirrorless body said to be dust- and drip-resistant.

  • Sensor: 45.7mp full frame
    • 35.9 x 23.9mm (FX)
    • BSI (backside illumination) CMOS sensor (IMX309BQJ)
    • no AA filter
    • 5-axis VR image stabilization (5 stops CIPA)
  • ISP: EXPEED 6
  • Mount: Nikon Z
    • F-mount lens usage via optional FTZ adapter
  • Images: 
    • Maximum size: 8256 x 5504 JPEG or NEF raw (3 sizes NEF)
    • Aspect ratios: 3:2, 1:1, 5:4, 16:9
    • DX crop (1.5x) will produce 19mp images
    • Buffer: maximum 9 fps continuous (18 shot 14-bit compressed raw buffer, 23 12-bit compressed)
  • Video:  
    • 4K/30P (144 Mbps) in full frame or Super 35 crop (both sub-sampled)
    • 1080P/120/100/60/50/25/24, also 30Px4, 25Px4, 25Px5, ? Mbps internal (sub-sampled)
    • MPEG4 with stereo audio, MP4 or MOV container
    • HDMI clean output via connector at 10-bit 4.2.2 format for both HD and 4K
    • On camera stereo mic, microphone jack, headphone jack
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 30 sec to 1/8000 sec, 200k rated shutter
    • electronic 30 sec to 1/2000 sec 
    • bulb, time 
    • electronic front curtain option
    • 63ms mechanical shutter lag, 63ms electronic first curtain shutter lag
  • Exposure: 
    • matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, highlight-weighted metering
    • -5 to +5EV exposure compensation
    • 9 white balance settings (plus Auto and Custom), 2500-10,000K
    • ISO 64-25600 (plus Auto, 32, 51200 and 102400 boosts)
  • Focus: 
    • 493-point phase detect (covers 90% of the frame) (-2EV to EV19 sensitivity)
    • Are modes: pinpoint, single point, dynamic, zone (small, large), automatic (face/eye detect), subject tracking
    • manual focus override, focus positioning thumb stick (or Direction pad), touch focus
  • Rear Display: 3.2” touch LCD
    • 2.1m dot
    • tilting, -° to +°
  • Viewfinder
    • 3.69m dot OLED EVF
    • 0.8x magnification
    • -4 to +2m diopter adjustment
    • 21mm eye point
    • 60 Hz 
  • Flash: 
    • no built-in flash
    • hot shoe, supports Nikon CLS (i-TTL)
    • 1/200 flash sync
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync flash options
  • Remote: 
    • optional MC-DC2 wired
    • optional WR-R10 wireless
    • SnapBridge app
  • Other Notable Features: 
    • WiFi 802.11ac (SnapBridge or Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility)
    • Bluetooth 4.2 (SnapBridge)
    • weather-sealed body
    • antiflicker reduction
    • USB 3.0 (C connector)
  • Cards: 
    • one XQD slot
    • CFExpress supported with firmware update
  • Battery: EN-EL15b 
    • 330 shots CIPA
    • optional USB charging
  • Size: 
    • 5.3" (134mm) wide
    • 4" (100.5mm) tall
    • 2.6” (67mm) deep
  • Weight: 23.8 ounces (675g) with battery card
  • Colors: Black
  • Price: (MSRP as of Oct 2020; current price may vary)
    • US$2599 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 3.12 (October 2020)
  • Announced: Announced August 23, 2018
  • Nikon's Marketing Slogan: The Perfectionist
  • Nikon lenses for the Z7
  • Nikon's Web page for the Nikon Z7
  • Thom's Review of the Nikon Z7
  • Thom's Book for the Nikon Z6/Z7

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