Nikon Announces Development of the Nikon Z9 Flagship Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Nikon just officially announced the development of the Nikon Z9 flagship full-frame mirrorless camera.

The detailed specifications are NOT announced yet. Here is what we know so far about the Nikon Z9 mirrorless camera:

  • Newly developed FX-format stacked CMOS sensor
  • New image-processing engine
  • 8K video recording
  • Various other video specifications
  • Significant leap in technology and performance
  • To be released in 2021

Press Release:

Nikon is developing the Nikon Z9 full-frame flagship mirrorless camera

Nikon Inc. is pleased to announce the development of the first flagship model for which the Nikon Z mount has been adopted: The Nikon Z 9. The full-frame (Nikon FX-format) mirrorless camera is scheduled for release in 2021, and represents a significant leap in technology and performance.

The Z 9 brings together Nikon’s groundbreaking technologies to deliver the best still and video performance in Nikon history, meeting the advanced needs of professionals in a wide range of genres. It utilizes a newly developed FX-format stacked CMOS sensor and new image-processing engine. In response to the growing needs of professionals, advanced enthusiasts and cinematographers, it includes support for 8K video recording as well as various other video specifications that fulfill diverse needs and workflows. The Z 9 embodies ultimate usability as a tool, offering users an unprecedented imaging experience from capture to workflow exceeding that of previous digital-SLR and mirrorless cameras.

Information regarding the release of this product will be announced at a later date.

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