• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.9 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.9 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Nikon Z50 advantages over Nikon Z fc

  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Nikon Z fc advantages over Nikon Z50

  • Thinner
    43 mm vs 60 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    Brand new vs 20 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M50

Nikon Z50
Canon EOS M50
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Nikon Z fc
Canon EOS M50
  • $960
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Thinner
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-T30

Nikon Z50
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Longer video battery life
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More pixels
Nikon Z fc
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $960
  • APS-C
  • Longer video battery life
  • Newer
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Internal flash

Compared to Sony A6100

Nikon Z50
Sony A6100
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon Z fc
Sony A6100
  • $960
  • APS-C
  • Thinner
  • Newer
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-T200

Nikon Z50
Fujifilm X-T200
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Nikon Z fc
Fujifilm X-T200
  • $960
  • APS-C
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • Longer exposure
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Fujifilm X-S10

Nikon Z50
Fujifilm X-S10
  • $857
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
Nikon Z fc
Fujifilm X-S10
  • $960
  • APS-C
  • Thinner
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
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