• 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 45.7 megapixels
  • ISO 64 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Nikon Z7 advantages over Fujifilm X-T4

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.35 vs 3.77 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • More pixels
    45.7 vs 26.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Fujifilm X-T4 advantages over Nikon Z7

  • Less expensive
    $2099 vs $3097
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 70 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Familiar design in a compact form; Rugged build quality; Gorgeous EVF; Excellent image quality; Good autofocus; In-body image stabilization; Good 4K video recording.

  • Single card slot; Not as good at subject tracking as some Nikon DSLR cameras; Limited native lens selection (although adapter works well); Limited buffer depths.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A7 III

Nikon Z7
Sony A7 III
  • $2515
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More dots on screen
  • $1824
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-T4
Sony A7 III
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1824
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Nikon Z6

Nikon Z7
Nikon Z6
  • $2515
  • 35mm
  • More pixels
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $1597
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-T4
Nikon Z6
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1597
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon EOS R

Nikon Z7
Canon EOS R
  • $2515
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Fast startup
  • $1599
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-T4
Canon EOS R
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1599
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Leica SL2

Nikon Z7
Leica SL2
  • $2515
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $6697
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • High resolution composite
Fujifilm X-T4
Leica SL2
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $6697
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Nikon Z7 II

Nikon Z7
Nikon Z7 II
  • $2515
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • $2997
  • 35mm
  • Newer
  • Dual card slots
Fujifilm X-T4
Nikon Z7 II
  • $1609
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $2997
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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