• DX format
  • 20.9 megapixels
  • ISO 100-
    51200
  • EXPEED 6
  • Up to 11 fps
  • 4K
    UHD
  • Eye-
    detection
    AF
  • Creative Picture
    Controls
  • 180° tilting
    monitor
  • Touch
    screen
  • Self-
    portrait
    mode
  • Silent
    mode
  • SnapBridge
Type of camera
Type Digital camera with support for interchangeable lenses
Lens mount Nikon Z mount
Lens
Compatible lenses
  • Z mount NIKKOR lenses
  • F mount NIKKOR lenses with mount adapter; restrictions may apply
Effective pixels
Effective pixels 20.9 million
Image sensor
Image sensor 23.5 x 15.7 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon DX format)
Total pixels 21.51 million
Dust-reduction system Image Dust Off reference data (requires Capture NX-D)
Storage
Image size(pixels)
  • DX (24x16) image area 5568 x 3712 (L: 20.7 million), 4176 x 2784 (M: 11.6 million), 2784 x 1856 (S: 5.2 million)
  • 1 : 1 (16x16) image area 3712 x 3712 (L: 13.8 million), 2784 x 2784 (M: 7.8 million), 1856 x 1856 (S: 3.4 million)
  • 16 : 9 (24x14) image area 5568 x 3128 (L: 17.4 million), 4176 x 2344 (M: 9.8 million), 2784 x 1560 (S: 4.3 million)
  • Photographs taken during movie recording at a frame size of 3840 x 2160: 3840 x 2160
  • Photographs taken during movie recording at a frame size of 1920 x 1080: 1920 x 1080
File format
  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit
  • JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression
  • NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control system Auto, Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat, Creative Picture Controls (Dream, Morning, Pop, Sunday, Somber, Dramatic, Silence, Bleached, Melancholic, Pure, Denim, Toy, Sepia, Blue, Red, Pink, Charcoal, Graphite, Binary, Carbon); selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Media SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
File system DCF 2.0, Exif 2.31, PictBridge
Viewfinder
Electronic viewfinder 0.99-cm/0.39-in. approx. 2360k-dot (XGA) OLED electronic viewfinder with color balance and auto and 7-level manual brightness controls
Frame coverage Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Magnification Approx. 1.02x (50 mm lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
Eyepoint 19.5 mm (-1.0 m-1; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Diopter adjustment -3 to +3 m-1
Eye sensor Automatically switches between monitor and viewfinder displays
Monitor
Monitor 8-cm/3.2-in., approx. 1040k-dot tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle, approximately 100% frame coverage, and 11-level manual brightness controls
Shutter
Type Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter; electronic front-curtain shutter; electronic shutter
Speed 1/4000 to 30 s (select from step sizes of 1/3 and 1/2 EV), bulb, time
Flash sync speed X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower; Auto FP High-Speed sync supported
Release
Release modes Single frame, low-speed continuous, high-speed continuous, high-speed continuous (extended), self-timer
Approximate maximum frame advance rate (measured under Nikon-specified test conditions)
  • Low-speed continuous: 1 to 4 fps
  • High-speed continuous: 5 fps
  • High-speed continuous (extended): 11 fps
Self-timer 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2 or 3 s
Exposure
Metering system TTL exposure metering using camera image sensor
Metering modes
  • Matrix metering
  • Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 8 mm circle in center of frame; weighting can instead be based on average of entire frame
  • Spot metering: Meters 3.5 mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point
  • Highlight-weighted metering
Metering range (ISO 100, f/2.0 lens, 20°C/68°F) -4 to +17 EV
Exposure modes
  • Auto modes; programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M)
  • Scene modes: portrait; landscape; child; sports; close up; night portrait; night landscape; party/indoor; beach/snow; sunset; dusk/dawn; pet portrait; candlelight; blossom; autumn colors; food
  • Special effect modes: night vision; super vivid; pop; photo illustration; toy camera effect; miniature effect; selective color; silhouette; high key; low key
  • User settings: U1 and U2
Exposure compensation -5 to +5 EV (select from step sizes of 1/3 and 1/2 EV) available in P, S, A, M, SCN, and EFCT modes
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at detected value
ISO sensitivity
(Recommended Exposure Index)
ISO 100 to 51200 (select from step sizes of 1/3 and 1/2 EV); can also be set to approx. 1 or 2 EV (ISO 204800 equivalent) above ISO 51200; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting Can be selected from auto, extra high, high, normal, low or off
Multiple exposure Add, average, lighten, darken
Other options HDR (high dynamic range), photo mode flicker reduction
Focus
Autofocus Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF with AF assist
Detection range (single-servo AF, photo mode, ISO 100, f/2.0 lens, 20°C/68°F) -4 to +19 EV (Without low-light AF: -2 to +19 EV)
Lens servo
  • Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); AF mode auto-switch (AF-A; available only in photo mode); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in movie mode); predictive focus tracking
  • Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus points (single-point AF, photo mode, DX image area) 209
AF-area modes Pinpoint, single-point, and dynamic-area AF (pinpoint and dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only); wide-area AF (S); wide-area AF (L); auto-area AF
Focus lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L (protect) button
Flash
Built-in flash Manual pop-up flash raised via flash pop-up control Guide number: Approx. 7/22, 7/22 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20°C/68°F)
Charging time Approx. 3 s
Flash control TTL: i-TTL flash control; i-TTL balanced fill-flash is used with matrix, center-weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash with spot metering
Flash modes Fill flash, red-eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync + red-eye, rear-curtain sync, auto, auto + red-eye reduction, auto slow sync, auto slow sync + red-eye, flash off
Flash compensation -3 to +1 EV (choose from step sizes of 1/3 and 1/2 EV) available in P, S, A, M, and SCN modes
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes as underexposure warning after flash is fired at full output
Accessory shoe ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) i-TTL flash control, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, FV lock, Color Information Communication, Auto FP High-Speed Sync
White balance
White balance Auto (3 types), natural light auto, direct sunlight, cloudy, shade, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), flash, choose color temperature (2500 K to 10,000 K), preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored), all except choose color temperature with fine-tuning
Bracketing
Bracketing types Exposure, white balance and ADL
Movie
Metering system TTL metering using camera image sensor
Metering modes Matrix, center-weighted or highlight-weighted
Frame size (pixels)
and frame rate
  • 3840 x 2160 (4K UHD); 30p (progressive), 25p, 24p
  • 1920 x 1080; 120p, 100p, 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p,24p
  • 1920x1080 (slow-motion); 30p x4, 25p x4,24p x5
Actual frame rates for 120p, 100p, 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively; quality selection available except at sizes of 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080 120p/100p, and 1920 x 1080 slow-motion, in which case quality is fixed at ★ (high)
File format MOV, MP4
Video compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Audio recording format Linear PCM, AAC
Audio recording device Built-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity adjustable
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
  • M: Manual selection (ISO 100 to 25600; select from step sizes of 1/3 and 1/2 EV); auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25600) available with selectable upper limit
  • P, S, A: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25600) with selectable upper limit
  • Auto, SCN, EFCT (excluding night vision): Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25600)
  • Night vision: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to Hi 4)
Active D-Lighting Can be selected from same as photo settings, extra high, high, normal, low or off
Maximum movie recording length 29 min. 59 s
Other movie options Time-lapse movies, electronic vibration reduction
Playback
Playback Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images) playback with playback zoom, playback zoom cropping, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, auto image rotation, and picture rating
Interface
USB Hi-Speed USB with Micro-B connector; connection to built-in USB port is recommended
HDMI output Type D HDMI connector
Audio input Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Wireless (may differ by country or area)
  • Standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n/a/ac
  • Operating frequency: 2412 to 2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180 to 5320/5180 to 5825/5180 to 5805 MHz
  • Maximum output power (EIRP): 2.4 GHz band: 6.9 dBm, 5 GHz band: 10.2 dBm
  • Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
Bluetooth
  • Communication protocols: Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2
  • Operating frequency: Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz
  • Maximum output power (EIRP): Bluetooth: 1.4 dBm Bluetooth Low Energy: -0.1 dBm
Range (line of sight) Approximately 10 m (32 ft) without interference; range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles
Supported languages
Supported languages Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power source
Battery One EN-EL25 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Charging AC adapter EH-73P Charging AC Adapter
Tripod socket
Tripod socket 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions/weight
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
Approx. 126.5 x 93.5 x 60 mm (5 x 3.7 x 2.4 in.)
Weight Approx. 450 g (15.9 oz.) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 395 g/14 oz. (camera body only)
Operating environment
Operating environment Temperature: 0 to 40°C/32 to 104°F; humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)
Accessories
Supplied accessories
(may differ by country or area)
EN-EL25 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery with terminal cover, MH-32 Battery Charger (plug adapter supplied in countries or regions where required; shape depends on country of sale), DK-30 Rubber Eyecup (comes attached to camera), UC-E21 USB Cable, AN-DC20 Strap, BF-N1 Body Cap
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  • HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
  • Wi-Fi® and the Wi-Fi logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance®.
  • The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Nikon Corporation is under license.
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Specifications are subjects to change without notice.

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