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Review: Nikon Z6 Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Let’s find out the latest information on the Nikon Z6 camera through this article to you to better understand the camera that is buying this review.

The Z6 ( UK Amazon ) is the  company’s mid -range Nikon full-frame mirrorless camera  launched with the Z system, but the Z7 is more expensive. The Nikon Z6 enters a fiercely competitive market, targeting competitors such as the Sony Alpha A7 Mark III.

Design and build

The chassis is constructed of durable magnesium alloy that is both dust-proof and weather-resistant to work in extreme climatic and extreme conditions.

At the top of the camera is a simple mode dial, which has different shooting modes. The watch face even has a fully automatic shooting mode that will help users of the first full-frame camera get started. Z6 also has a dual dial setting to adjust aperture and shutter speed.


The Z6 has a 24.5MP full-frame sensor that is backlit with the original ISO range running from ISO100 to 51,200. The 24.5MP BSI CMOS sensor is used for all-round shooting, impressive low-light quality and fast read speeds for continuous shooting and movie recording.

The sensor’s backlit design produces significantly more sensitive output to reduce noise when working at high ISO values, up to native ISO 51200, as well as vivid and smooth quality at sensitive as low as ISO 100. 

The apt EXPEED 6 image-processing engine, which brings a wealth of speed throughout the camera system, includes the ability to shoot continuously at 12 frames per second.


Located on the sensor is an array of 273 phase focus points covering 90% of the image area both vertically and horizontally. This helps to quickly and accurately focus both still images and video. Hybrid AF is available for video, which automatically switches between phase and contrast detection systems to provide smooth focusing during recording. In addition, the latest NIKKOR Z lenses are optimized for silent focusing.

Quay video 4K UHD

The Nikon Z6 ( UK Amazon ) is like the Z7, recording movies in full HD resolution up to 120 frames per second and in 4K to 30 frames per second. Z6 has both focus and overexposure alerts. The fact that you can record movies in 10bit 4: 2: 2 in N-log and you can send through HDMI output


Integrated into the body is a 5-axis sensor vibration reduction mechanism for up to 5 stabilization points regardless of the lens used. The system also works with adaptive lenses when using the optional FTZ Adapter where 3-axis stabilization is used.

 Viewfinder and LCD screen

The electronic viewfinder has a resolution of 3.6 megapixels and a magnification of not less than 0.8x.

A 3.2 “wide 3.2” LCD monitor is available for bright, clear, vivid images and live shooting. The screen has a tilting design to benefit from both high and low angles, and is also a touchscreen that controls operation, navigation and intuitive settings.

 New lens system

The Z6 comes with a new lens system, saying goodbye to famous Nikon F-mount lenses that have been in operation since 1959. Three new lenses have been announced: 24-70 mm f / 4, 35 mm f / 1.8 and 50 mm f / 1.8. There is also an adapter available that Nikon F lenses on the Z-bayonet can be used. 

 Memory Stick

Configured with an XQD memory card slot, the camera will be able to save photos quickly. The slot is compatible with CFexpress, allowing support for future media.

Pin and connector

The EN-EL15b rechargeable lithium-ion battery can provide approximately 310 shots per charge and supports in-camera charging. The camera is also compatible with EN-EL15 and EN-EL15a batteries, however does not support in-camera charging.

The built-in SnapBridge connection allows for low-resolution image transfer as well as remote shooting capabilities. BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) and Wi-Fi allow communication between the camera and a smart device, in addition, the mobile device can remotely trigger the shutter and display the image directly from the camera so that permission to work remotely. Find out detailed product information at the US Amazon or UK Amazon site .

Image Resource:

Nikon Z6 (http://www.nikon.com.cn/sc_CN/product/mirrorless/z-6#photo_video_gallery)

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