The Nikon Z50 is a DX-format mirrorless digital camera with a particularly svelte design that revolves around the adaptable Z Mount. The 20.9MP CMOS sensor and EXPEED 6 image processor of the Z50, which excels in both stills and video, allow for quick performance up to 11 fps, a dependable 209-point hybrid AF system with eye detection, and noteworthy low-light performance to ISO 51200.
In addition to Full HD recording at up to 120 fps for slow-motion playback, UHD 4K is enabled for video shooters up to 30 frames per second. In-camera clip cutting, 20 Creative Picture Controls, and 10 Special Effects options can be utilized to fine-tune your photographs and videos and give them a distinctive appearance.
Although the body is incredibly slim, it is nonetheless ergonomic for all-day photography. A high-resolution 2.36 million dot OLED EVF provides clear eye-level viewing for working in bright environments, and the 3.2" back touchscreen LCD offers a 180° flip-down design that is ideal for selfies.
For operating in bad weather, the magnesium alloy body is also weather-sealed. Additionally, for simple sharing, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth integrate with the Nikon SnapBridge software to provide wireless photo and video transfers as well as remote camera control from your mobile device.
Nikon Z50 Mirrorless Camera
The Nikon Z50 is a DX-format mirrorless digital camera with a very svelte design that is based on the adaptable Z Mount. The Z50 is capable of recording both still images and moving pictures. It has a 20.9MP CMOS sensor and an EXPEED 6 image processor, which allows for fast performance up to 11 frames per second, a dependable 209-point hybrid AF system with eye detection, and impressive low-light performance to ISO 51200. For video shooters, UHD 4K up to 30 frames per second is supported, as well as Full HD recording at up to 120 frames per second for slow-motion playback. In-camera clip cutting can be used to fine-tune your images, and 20 Creative Picture Controls and 10 Special Effects options can help give them a distinctive appearance.
Despite being extremely sleek, the body is nonetheless ergonomic for all-day shooting. The 3.2" rear touchscreen LCD has a 180° flip-down design that is ideal for selfies, and it boasts a high-resolution 2.36m-dot OLED EVF that benefits working in bright environments with crisp eye-level viewing.
To facilitate functioning in adverse weather, the magnesium alloy body is weather-sealed as well. Additionally, for simple sharing, integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connect with the Nikon SnapBridge software to wirelessly upload images and movies and allow remote camera control from a mobile device.
20.9MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor and EXPEED 6 Image Processor
The EXPEED 6 image engine is combined with the DX-format 20.9MP CMOS sensor to offer a flexible blend of high sensitivity, nuanced image quality, and quick overall performance. A sensitivity range of ISO 100–51200 at native values enables working in a wide range of lighting settings, and it can be extended up to ISO 204800 for extremely low light conditions.
Additionally, the combination of resolution and sensor size results in clear image quality, seamless colour transitions, and less noise across the whole sensitivity range. The EXPEED 6 processor not only improves image quality but also grants the camera system a wealth of speed, with a high full-resolution continuous shooting rate of 11 fps and 30 fps shooting at 8MP.
In addition to image capabilities, the sensor's architecture includes a 209-point hybrid autofocus system that employs both phase-detection and contrast-detection techniques to quickly and precisely acquire focus for both stills and video applications. Additionally, this focusing system offers Eye Detection AF, which makes use of facial recognition to assist in focusing on the eyes of people.
UHD 4K Video Recording
In addition to still images, the Z50 can record UHD 4K video at up to 30 frames per second and Full HD video at up to 120 frames per second for slow-motion effects. Movie files can be saved to the in-camera memory cards or an optional external recorder via HDMI out. With the capacity to create a final UHD 4K video clip directly from the camera, in-camera time-lapse recording is also feasible.
Body Design and Connectivity
- A large 3.2" 1.04m-dot LCD screen is available for bright, clear, and vivid image playback and live view shooting. The screen has a 180° flip-under tilting design, which benefits front-facing selfie captures, and it is also a touchscreen for more intuitive operation, navigation, and settings control.
- A 3.6m-dot electronic finder is present for comfortable eye-level viewing. It has a 1.02x magnification and uses NIKKOR optics to guarantee a sharp, clear image.
- Single SD memory card slots supports up to the UHS-I protocol for quickly storing photo and video files.
- A robust magnesium alloy chassis is both dust- and weather-resistant to benefit working in harsh climates and inclement conditions.
- Built-in SnapBridge connectivity to enable seamless transfer of low-resolution imagery as well as remote shooting capabilities. BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) and Wi-Fi enables communication between the camera and a smart device and, additionally, the mobile device can remotely trigger the shutter and display a live view image from the camera to enable working from a distance.
- Included EN-EL25 rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides approximately 300 shots per charge, and in-camera charging is supported when using the optional EH-73P charging AC adapter.
Other Camera Features
- Multiple Exposure mode lets you combine several exposures into one frame for creative effects.
- Special Effects Modes: Night Vision; Super Vivid, Pop, Photo Illustration, Toy Camera Effect, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Silhouette, High Key, and Low Key.
- Creative Picture Controls: Dream, Morning, Pop, Sunday, Somber, Dramatic, Silence, Bleached, Melancholic, Pure, Denim, Toy, Sepia, Blue, Red, Pink, Charcoal, Graphite, Binary, and Carbon.
- In-Camera Image Editing: Distortion Control, D-Lighting, Image Overlay, NEF (RAW) Processing, Perspective Control, Quick Retouch, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Side-by-Side Comparison, Straighten, Trim, and Trim Movie.
- Language Support: 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, and Vietnamese.
Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Lens (Black)
The Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR is a 24-75mm-equivalent zoom built for DX-format Z-mount mirrorless cameras. It is small and adaptable. With a zoom range from wide-angle to portrait length, this lens is ideal for common shooting scenarios. Aspherical and extra-low dispersion components are used in its optical design to assist eliminate a number of aberrations for sharper, clearer images throughout the zoom range.
Additionally, a Super Integrated Coating has been used to reduce flare and ghosting for improved contrast and colour accuracy in backlit and bright environments.
Vibration Reduction image stabilisation, which reduces the appearance of camera shake by up to 4.5 stops for crisper handheld shooting, works in conjunction with the lens's versatile focal length range. Stepping motors offer full-time manual focus override and rapid, quiet, and accurate autofocus performance for both stills and video applications. Additionally, a straightforward adjustment over a range of camera and exposure settings can be made using a programmed control ring.
- Standard zoom is designed for DX-format Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras and provides a 24-75mm equivalent focal length range.
- One extra-low dispersion element reduces color fringing and chromatic aberrations for improved clarity and color accuracy.
- Four aspherical elements minimize spherical aberrations and distortion throughout the zoom range for greater sharpness and accurate rendering.
- Super Integrated Coating suppresses flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
- Stepping motor delivers impressively smooth, quiet, and fast autofocus performance that is well-suited to both stills and video applications. Full-time manual focus override is also possible and an internal focusing design is used, where only the internal lens groups are moved during focusing, to maintain the overall length of the lens during use and to promote faster focusing speeds.
- Vibration Reduction image stabilization minimizes the appearance of camera shake by up to 4.5 stops for sharper handheld shooting.
- Programmable Control Ring is, by default, set to adjust manual focus but can also be used to control aperture or exposure compensation.
- Specialized electromagnetic aperture mechanism provides greater exposure control stability that is especially beneficial when working with fast continuous shooting rates.
- Rounded seven-blade diaphragm promotes a pleasing out of focus quality that benefits the use of shallow depth of field techniques.
Nikon BF-N1 Body Cap
This BF-N1 Body Cap is made specifically for camera bodies with a Nikon Z mount and is intended to shield the innards of your camera when not in use.