Nikon Z9 Rumored Specifications: 46MP, 20 fps, 8K30p, 4K120p, Dual Card Slots

As we all know, Canon is developing the RF mount mirrorless version of the EOS-1D X Mark III (called Canon EOS-R1, coming in 2021) while Sony is planning to announce a new 5.999$ flagship full frame E-mount mirrorless camera (Sony a9 III) sitting above the current Sony a9 II in Q1 of 2021. So, what about Nikon? what can we expect next from Nikon?

It seems that Nikon will announce its Nikon Z9 flagship full frame mirrorless camera in the fall of 2021. And here are the first rumored specifications of the Nikon Z9 mirrorless camera:

  • Nikon Z9 is expected in the fall of 2021
  • No official plans for a Nikon Z8 camera yet
  • Prototype Z9 cameras may be tested at the Tokyo Olympics next year
  • New Nikkor Z 400mm f/2.8 mirrorless lens is also rumored for the Olympics
  • The Z9 is described as a D6 body combined with EOS R5 imaging, a9II AF, and blackout-free EVF
  • 46MP (previous rumors suggested a 60MP sensor)
  • 20 fps
  • 8k30p, 4k120/60/30p
  • New EXPEED processor designed for 8k
  • Improved AF (Object detection AF)
  • Two XQD/CFX type B memory card slots
  • ISO 64 – 25,600, Hi1, Hi2
  • High resolution, blackout-free EVF
  • New user interface (no second LCD screen on the back like he D6)
  • New battery: Nikon EN-EL18x
  • Gbit LAN, USB-C, WiFi, GPS
  • Price: $6,000 – $7,000

In addition, the new Nikon Z6 II and Nikon Z7 II full frame mirrorless cameras will be officially announced on October 14th, 2020.

Nikon Z6 II at B&H

Nikon Z7 II at B&H

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