This Is Nikon’s Retro-looking FF Mirrorless Camera, The Nikon Zf

Nikon Zfc

Nikon is set to release a retro-looking full-frame mirrorless camera. Here are some leaked images.

The upcoming Nikon Zf looks rather similar to the Nikon Zfc. Some specifications leaked too:

  • August-September Announcements
  • Ship by end of 2023 for Q4 revenue
  • Color: Black
  • 24.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor
  • 700g
  • Size: 144×101mm
  • In-body image stabilization
    Shutter speed: ~1/8000 seconds
    Shutter method: Manual/Electronic shutter/
  • Continuous shooting speed: ~30fps (JPEG/HEIF)
  • 4K 60p
  • USB-C PD compatible
  • ISO 100-64000
  • EN-EL15 battery
  • Z logo moved left
  • Dual memory card slots
    SD + Micro SD
  • Pixel shift shooting
  • Improved AF compared to Z5/Z6II
  • August-September announcement, launch by the end of 2023
  • Body only price: $1,999
  • One of the kit lenses is the Z 40mm F2 (SE)
  • Design/layout is very similar to Z fc
  • Equipped with a small LCD screen for aperture display on the top
  • Has a small grip/bump like Df
  • Better build quality compared to Nikon Zfc
  • vari-angle monitor
  • Codename N2137
[via asobinet]

Nikon Z 8 To Get Announced Soon, Here Is What We Know So Far

Nikon Z 8

Nikon will soon announce the Nikon Z 8, most likely on May 10, 2023.

The Nikon Z 8 is rumored to start shipping on May 25, 2023, and to have a (Euro)-price of €4,599 for the body only and €5,549 for the kit with the 24-120mm lens. Here is what else we know:

  • The Z8 was described as a hybrid of the Z7 and Z9
  • Form close to Z6/Z7
  • Overall height and width close to D850
  • Sensor: 45.7 million pixels stacked type
  • ISO: 64-25,600 20fps (120fps in JPEG mode)
  • 5-axis in-body image stabilization: 6 steps
  • Shutter speed: 1/32000-900s electronic shutter only
  • Autofocus: 493 AF points
  • HEIF 10-bit compatible Video: 8.3K @60p
  • 3.2 inch tilt monitor
  • EVF: 3 million dots or 9 million dots
  • Memory card: CFexpress + SD
  • Dust and water resistant: Same as Nikon D850
  • Size: 144×118×83mm
  • Weight: 1 kg or less Carbon reinforced plastic is used for the body
  • Many of the specifications other than the above will be the same as the Z 9
  • You can’t expect all the features of the Z 9
  • Same battery as Z 7 (EN-EL15c)
  • Compatible with external battery grip

Something here that might scare Canon?

[via asobinet]

Is This Nikon Roadmap For Real?


An alleged Nikon roadmap is making its rounds on the Internet. Is it real or fake?

You can see the Nikon roadmap on top. Summarizing:

  • November 2022: Nikon Z 7 III with 45MP and 8K video
  • November 2022: Nikon Z 6 III with 24MP and 6K video
  • January 2023: Nikon Z 5 II with 24MP and 4K video
  • March 2023: Nikon Z 90 with 24MP
  • June 2023: Nikon Z F with 24MP
  • August 2023: Nikon Z 8 with 61MP and 8K video
  • October 2023: Nikon Z 50 II with 21MP

Any thoughts?

[via asobinet]

Was This Image Shot With The Upcoming Nikon Z 8?

Nikon Z 6 Mark Iii Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Nikon Rumors

It appears as if the upcoming Nikon Z 8 mirrorless camera is already used.

In a post on Weibo by Nikon China you can find a 67MP image. Nikon does not have a camera with this resolution. So, it’s suspected the image was shot with the upcoming Nikon Z 8.

The image that has a 67MP resolution is the one below (You can download the original file from Weibo):

Nikon Z 8 or something else?

Upcoming Nikon Z 8 Mirrorless Camera Already Used By Nikon Ambassadors

Nikon Z 8

It seems the Nikon Z 8 is reality, and already used by a Nikon Ambassador.

Twitter user How2fly posted an image (on top) that seems to show some HTML code with a mention of Nikon Ambassador Jerry Ghionis using the upcoming Nikon Z 8. It might obviously be faked, but we think it is real.

We expect the Nikon Z 8 to get announced very soon.

What do you think?