Nikon Set To Launch A $900 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera?

Full Frame Mirrorless

Nikon might be set to launch a full frame mirrorless camera with a price below $1,000.

That’s what Japanese news site Nikkei reports (machine translated):

Nikon will introduce a new mid-price mirrorless camera product in fiscal 2019. The same interchangeable lens can be used in the product that corresponds to a sister model such as the high-end model “Z7” launched by the company in the autumn of 2006. It is expected that the price will be in the 100,000 yen range, which is easier for the general consumer to pick up than the leading 200,000 to 400,000 yen model. The aim is to develop the demand of users other than existing enthusiasts.

100,000 Yen are roughly $900. That would be a killer price for a full frame mirrorless camera. The only real entry-level FF mirrorless camera currently on the market, the Canon EOS RP, is priced $1,299.

A full frame MILC at $900 would take the market by storm. What do you think?

Is This The Nikon Z1 Entry-Level Full Frame Mirrorless Camera?

Nikon Z1

EDIT: appears to be a design mock-up, see the comment section.

Mirrorless Rumors posted an image of what might well be Nikon’s upcoming entry level full frame mirrorless camera.

So far it’s not entirely clear if the image above is a mockup/fake or if it is real. So take it with a grain of salt.

Given that Canon already has an entry level full frame mirrorless camera, the EOS RP, it’s likely Nikon will soon follow up with their own model.

Stay tuned.

Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless Camera to be Announced this Week, Latest Teaser Already About Experience

Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless

Nikon is set to announce their two full frame mirrorless cameras this week, on August 23, 2018. The upcoming Nikon FF MILCS are the Nikon Z6 (a high speed, low light model with a 24MP sensor), and the Nikon Z7 (a high-resolution model with 45MP).

The latest teaser (video below) is about photographers sharing their first impression after having used Nikon’s new mirrorless system. Most of the specifications for the two mirrorless cameras have already leaked.

Nikon’s Latest Full Frame Mirrorless Camera Teaser is About Lenses

Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless

Nikon posted the fourth teaser for their upcoming full frame mirrorless camera, and this time it’s about lenses.

The teaser suggests Nikon will release new, fast lenses under the company’s “NOCT” moniker.

In less than a week, on August 23, Nikon will (most likely) announce two full frame mirrorless cameras, the Nikon Z6 (a high speed, low light model with a 24MP sensor), and the Nikon Z7 (a high-resolution model with 45MP). The teaser video below is most likely pointing to the Nikon Z-Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/0.95 lens, rumored to be announced after the two FF MILCs. The caption for the teaser video states

NIKKOR lenses have offered photographers ever more ways to express themselves. To pursue and control the essence of light is at the heart of this journey, from now into the next 100 years.

Specifications for Nikon’s full frame mirrorless cameras have already leaked.

Nikon’s upcoming Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras are named Nikon Z6 and Z7, four lenses to be announced too

Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

New bits about Nikon’s upcoming mirrorless cameras.

Nikon Rumors reports the following:

  • The names of the two new Nikon full-frame cameras will be:
    • Nikon Z6: high speed, low light model (24MP)
    • Nikon Z7: high-resolution model (45MP)
  • The new Nikon mirrorless lenses could be called Z-Nikkor
  • There will be a Nikon Z-Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/0.95 lens. This will be the fourth Z-mount lens and it will be announced after August 23rd
  • In the next official teaser or in the final press release, Nikon will greatly emphasize the inner diameter of the new mount
  • Nikon will concentrate on high-end prime lenses for their new mirrorless system
  • [NR] believe[s] on August 23rd we will get both the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 mirrorless cameras together with the 24-70mm f/4, 50mm f/1.8 and one more wide angle lens (24mm f/1.8 or 28mm f/1.8 or 35mm f/1.8)

There have been already two teaser by Nikon, and most of the specifications for the two mirrorless cameras have already leaked.