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Model Name: Nikon Z6 
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General
Model Number: Z6
Alternate Model Number(s): Z 6
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $1999.95
Street Price: $1,996.95
Date Available: 2018-11-16
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 41.4 oz (1,175 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.3 x 4.0 x 2.7 in.
(134 x 101 x 68 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 24.5
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 858.01mm2 (35.90mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.94 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes
DxO Sensor Score:  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6048 x 4024 (24.3 MP, 3:2),
4528 x 3016 (13.7 MP, 3:2),
3024 x 2016 (6.1 MP, 3:2),
4016 x 4016 (16.1 MP, 1:1),
3008 x 3008 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
6048 x 3400 (20.6 MP, 16:9),
4528 x 2544 (11.5 MP, 16:9),
3024 x 1696 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
4128 x 2320 (9.6 MP, 16:9),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
2944 x 1968 (5.8 MP, 3:2),
1968 x 1312 (2.6 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.31), NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression); TIFF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 12.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p)
Movie File Format: MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon Z
Lens: Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 70mm
Focal Length (actual): 24 - 70mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.92x
Aperture Range: f/4 - f/22; 7-blade rounded diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter:
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: 72.0mm
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 1.5x (DX), 5:4, 1:1, 16:9 crop modes
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF; 273 (single-point AF); 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; Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in movie mode); predictive focus tracking; Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used; Touch AF and Touch Shutter supported.
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 1.27-cm/0.5-in., approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED with color balance and auto and 11-level manual brightness controls, 100% coverage, 0.8x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes
EVF Resolution: 3,686,400 dots (1,228,800 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.80x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.80x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 24.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 51,200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 50 in Lo-1 and up to 204,800 in Hi-2
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (3), Natural Light Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent (7), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual (6), Color Temperature (2,500K-10,000K); Fine-tuning available.
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-weighted (weight of 75% given to 12-mm circle in center of frame; weighting can be based on average of entire frame), Spot (4mm circle or about 1.5% frame, centered on selected focus point), Highlight-weighted
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 3 User Settings (U1, U2, U3); HDR, Multiple Exposure (Add, average, lighten, darken)
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO-type hotshoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: XQD
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression); TIFF
Movie File Format: MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth or optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Mini (Type C) HDMI, USB 3.0 Type C (SuperSpeed USB), 10-pin Expansion Terminal, Stereo Mic Jack (3.5mm, plug-in power provided), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.39
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.42
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 12.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 47
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 12.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 35
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 12.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 29
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.21 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.058 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.056 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Shutter lag results are with Electronic First Curtain Shutter (EFCS) enabled.
Startup Time: 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 380 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 310 shots
Battery Life, Video: 85 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: EN-EL15b/EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL15b Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features:


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