Nikon Z6
Nikon Z6
Released23 Aug 2018
Sensor Resolution25Mp
Type of sensorFull frame BSI-CMOS
ISO range100-51200
Body weight675g
Dimensions134 x 101 x 68 mm
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Screen3.2" Tilting
Max video resolution3840 x 2160
67
total score
66
imaging score
64
performance score
94
flexibility score
55
convenience score
Portrait

64

portrait rate
Landscape

65

landscape rate
Sport

71

sports rate
Street

67

street rate
Everyday

69

daily rate

advantagesAdvantages

  • A device that is great for portrait shooting
  • Perfect choice for landscape photography
  • Good sensor performance makes this camera suitable for photos of any type
  • The camera has autofocus for high-quality photos of moving subjects
  • The camera can be used in a humid environment
  • Allows shooting in the dark
  • The camera has an LSD display which is a very convenient parameter
  • High-quality video record
  • Has got a microphone
  • Excellent action photo available
  • Wi-Fi connection available

disadvantagesDisadvantages

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    Nikon Z6: concluding remerks and technical specifications

    The Nikon Z6 is a mirrorless camera launched on 08/23/2018.

    Technically speaking, the Nikon Z6 ranks in the best 10% of its category (and in the best 98 of all cameras in our database) scoring 69/100 overall. The Nikon Z6 weights 675 gr and spans 134 x 101 x 68 mm. This means that it is one of the largest and heaviest cameras within its category.

    Going into details, the Nikon Z6 behaves better than average in its category for:

    • Image Quality (66/100, ranks in the category best 10%)
    • Speed Performance (63/100, ranks in the category best 12%)
    • Versatility (95/100, ranks in the category best 4%)
    On the contrary, the performance of Nikon Z6 is below the category average in:
    • Comfort (55/100, ranks 5% in its category)

    However, the technical performance of your camera should be put in context. Indeed, depending on the type of photogrphy you are interested in, each individual camera feature can impact your pictures to a diffeerent extent. This is the reason way we developed the iCamRank. iCamRank has been designed to wieght all the individual technical specifications of each camera in the camerarace database, depending on the different shooting conditions. Thus, here is what we suggest, depending on the photography type you like most:

    • Portrait - Great (64/100, ranks in the best 9% of its category). Nikon Z6 is perfect for Portrait, one of the best in this class.
    • Landscape - Great (65/100, ranks in the best 8% of its category). Nikon Z6 is perfect for Landscape, one of the best in this class.
    • Sport - Great (71/100, ranks in the best 4% of its category). Nikon Z6 is perfect for Sport, one of the best in this class.
    • Street - Great (68/100, ranks in the best 11% of its category). Nikon Z6 is perfect for Street, one of the best in this class.
    • Everyday - Great (69/100, ranks in the best 9% of its category). Nikon Z6 is perfect for everyday photography, one of the best in this class.

    Last but not least, the price. You can find the Nikon Z6 sold on Amazon for a price comprised between 1796.95 and 2396.95 USD, which is in the average for this camera category.

    Overall, we can easily say that Nikon Z6 is a great value for money. If this is the kind of camera you are looking for, you should definitely consider buying Nikon Z6.

    Nikon Z6 Overall Specifications

    Sensor

    Type

    BSI-CMOS

    Size

    Full frame

    Dimensions

    35.9 x 23.9 mm

    Area

    858.01 mm2

    Resolution

    25 Mp

    Image Resolution

    6048 x 4024

    ISO Range

    100 - 51200

    Supports RAW

    Yes

    Lens

    Has Manual Focus

    Yes

    Mount Type

    Nikon Z

    Lens Count

    5

    Focal Length Multiplier

    1

    Screen

    Type

    Tilting

    Size

    3.2"

    Resolution

    2100k dots

    Live View

    Yes

    Touch Screen

    Yes

    Viewfinder

    Type

    Electronic

    Resolution

    3690000.0

    Coverage

    100

    Magnification

    0.8

    Photography Features

    Min Shutter Speed

    30s

    Max Shutter Speed

    1/8000s

    Continuous Shooting

    12fps

    Shutter Priority

    Yes

    Aperture Priority

    Yes

    Manual Exposure Mode

    Yes

    Exposure Compensation

    Yes

    Custom White Balance

    Yes

    Image Stabilization

    Yes

    Built-in Flash

    No

    Flash Range

    n/a

    Max Flash Sync

    n/a

    Flash Modes

    Front-curtain sync
    slow sync
    rear-curtain sync
    red-eye reduction
    red-eye reduction with slow sync
    slow rear-curtain sync
    off

    External Flash

    Yes

    AE Bracketing

    Yes

    WB Bracketing

    Yes

    Dxo Scores

    Overall Value

    95

    Color Depth

    25.3

    Dynamic Range

    14.3

    Low Light ISO

    3299

    Exposure Modes

    Multi-Segment

    Yes

    Average

    Yes

    Spot

    Yes

    Partial

    No

    AF-Area

    No

    Center Weighted

    No

    Autofocus

    Touch

    Yes

    Continuous

    Yes

    Single

    Yes

    Tracking

    Yes

    Selective

    Yes

    Center

    Yes

    Multi Area

    Yes

    Live View

    Yes

    Face Detection

    Yes

    Contrast Detection

    Yes

    Phase Detection

    Yes

    Focus Points Count

    273

    Cross Focus Points Count

    0

    Video

    Resolution

    3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 144 Mbps MOV H.264 Linear PCM

    Max Resolution

    3840x2160

    Supported Formats

    MPEG-4 H.264

    Microphone Port

    Yes

    Headphone Port

    Yes

    Connectivity

    Wireless

    Built-in

    HDMI

    Yes

    USB

    Yes

    Physical Features

    Environmental Sealing

    Yes

    Water Proof

    No

    Dust Proof

    No

    Shock Proof

    No

    Crush Proof

    No

    Freeze Proof

    No

    Body Weight

    675g

    Physical Dimensions

    134 x 101 x 68 mm

    Battery Shots

    330

    Type

    Battery Pack

    Model

    Other Features

    Timer

    Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 secs)

    Timelapse

    Yes

    Has GPS

    No

    Storage Type

    XQD card

    Slots

    1

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