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Nikon Z 8 Mirrorless Camera

by Nikon
Original price $3,999.95
Original price $3,999.95 - Original price $3,999.95
Original price $3,999.95
Current price $3,799.95
$3,799.95 - $3,799.95
Current price $3,799.95
SKU 92252
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The Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Camera is the ultimate hybrid camera. Powerful video and still photography capabilities. Video features include 12-bit 8K/60p and 4K/120p RAW plus 10-bit ProRes 422 HQ internal video recording; Photography features include a 45.7MP stacked CMOS sensor, a silent, vibration-free electronic shutter, 120 fps burst shooting and a blackout-free viewfinder. Fast, accurate AF with subject detection powered by deep learning. Professional build and operation. Smart connectivity. All in a brilliant compact, lightweight modular design.

Features:
  • 45.7MP stacked CMOS sensor and EXPEED 7 processing engine.
  • Nikon’s most advanced autofocus system. AF algorithm developed using deep learning technology, detects focus as low as -9 EV, combines subject detection and 3D tracking. Detects and tracks people, dogs, cats, birds, cars, bikes, motorcycles, trains and planes.
  • Internal 8K/60p and 4K/120p video.
  • Internal 12-bit N-RAW and ProRes RAW recording.
  • Flexible still image file formats. RAW 14-bit, High Efficiency RAW, 10-bit HEIF and JPEG 8-bit.
  • Blazing fast continuous shooting. 20, 30, 60 and 120 fps shooting options.
  • Beautiful portraits made easy. Skin Softening, Portrait Impression Balance and Improved White Balance features.


 A Powerhouse for Video

Internal 8k/60p and 4k/120p Video

12-bit ProRes
RAW HQ Up to 8K/60p and 4K/120p

All the depth and detail of 12-bit RAW in a file half the size of ProRes RAW HQ files.

12-bit ProRes RAW HQ

Up to 4K/60p
A professional go-to for its flexibility, consistency and practicality when editing footage taken by different types of cameras all using this codec.

10-bit ProRes

422 HQ Up to 4K/60p
An industry standard for its rich depth and detail, easy grading and flexibility to edit on-the-go from a laptop.

Full HD Proxy Files
Simultaneously created in-camera when shooting in ProRes RAW and N-RAW, making editing footage a quicker and smoother process.

N-Log Profile
Utilizes extensive color depth and dynamic range to give more control over the look of your final footage.

Agile. Modular.

Compact & Lightweight
Hold the camera more comfortably and move around more smoothly. Take advantage of a lighter camera system when shooting on a gimbal, with fewer cables and less setup time.

Pro Audio
Capture 24 bit linear PCM sound right to the memory card alongside your footage. Compatible with professional XLR microphones using Tascam’s digital adapter CA-XLR2d-AN (sold separately).

A dream for Photography 45.7MP stills, more flexible than ever.

RAW 14-bit
Capture the full dynamic range, color and image information captured by the Z 8’s exceptional 45.7MP full-frame sensor.

High Efficiency RAW 14-bit
Retain the outstanding image quality of traditional RAW with approximately 1/3 smaller file size.

HEIF 10-bit
Richer tonal gradation than JPEG with increased luminance at a comparable file size. Great for stills and creating 8K HLG time-lapse videos in-camera.

JPEG 8-bit
Applies all of the camera settings to the file for smaller file sizes and quick, easy use.


Blazing fast Frame Rates

With unrivaled burst speeds and a seemingly bottomless buffer the Z 8 gives you the edge when photographing birds, sports, weddings and once-in-a-lifetime moments.

20 fps - RAW and JPEG

30 fps - JPEG Fine

60 fps
JPEG Normal
DX Crop Mode

120 fps - 11MP JPEG

All-electronic shutter with no moving parts.
Performs at lighting-fast speeds with no vibration, noise or wear and tear and virtually no rolling shutter distortion.

Recover the shots you missed with Pre-Release Capture.
The Z 8 can record the moments before and after you actually press the shutter release button, saving shots that would otherwise have been missed.


Beautiful portraits made easy.

Skin Softening
Easily make skin look its best while keeping eyes and hair tack-sharp. Works for up to 3 subjects in a shot.

Portrait Impression Balance
Simple, precise control over the hues and brightness, all optimized for skin tones.

Improve White Balance
Manual adjustments are faster and more intuitive, and Auto WB has been optimized for human subjects.

Taking a shot in the dark is no longer a shot in the dark.

Illuminated Buttons
Major buttons are softly illuminated for easier operation in the dark.

Image Frame Display 
Easily confirm your composition with a thin line indicating the image frame.

Viewfinder Brightness
Optimize the brightness of the EVF with Lo1 or Lo2 to reduce eye strain.

Warm Display Colors
Preserve your night vision with warm red menu tones and reduced brightness.

Starlight View
AF detection range expands to -9.0 EV* and display optimizes for confirming of point light sources.
*In photo mode, AF-S, ISO 100, f/1.2 lens, 20°C/68°F

Creativity, built right in.

  • Creative Picture Controls
  • Motion Blend
  • Interval Shooting
  • 900-sec. Long Exposure
  • Focus Shift Photography
  • Multiple Exposure Mode

Nikon’s most advanced autofocus system.

Sophisticated AF algorithm.
Developed using deep learning technology.

Performs in extreme low light.
Focus all the way down to -9.0 EV2.

Combines subject detection and 3D tracking.
Follows the fastest, most erratic subjects.

Detects and tracks more subjects than any other mirrorless system.
People, cats, dogs, birds, airplanes, motorbikes, vehicles, bicycles and trains.

Fast. Accurate. 

Eye AF for Videos and Stills
Lock on to the eyes of people, pets and birds, even when they’re small in the frame, covered by hair, glasses or goggles, right-side up or upside down.

Custom Focus Areas
Wide-area AF offers 20 custom options for defining your focus area.* Ensure the bride and groom are in sharp focus, even when wedding guests are in the foreground.
*12 Wide-area AF C1/C2 options in video mode

Enhanced Low-light Focusing
Subject detection and AF work all the way down to -6.5 EV. Activate Starlight Mode, and focus all the way down to -9 EV.

Glazer's SKU 92252
Manufacturer Nikon
MFG SKU NIK1695
Product Specs

Imaging 

Lens MountNikon Z
Sensor ResolutionActual: 52.37 Megapixel
Effective: 45.7 Megapixel (8256 x 5504)
Image Sensor35.9 x 23.9 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS
Image StabilizationSensor-Shift, 5-Axis
Built-In ND FilterNone
Capture TypeStills & Video

 

Exposure Control

 

Shutter TypeElectronic Shutter
Shutter SpeedElectronic Shutter
1/32000 to 30 Seconds
0 to 900 Seconds in Manual Mode
Bulb/Time ModeBulb Mode
ISO SensitivityPhoto/Video
64 to 25,600 (Extended: 32 to 102,400)
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Highlight Weighted, Matrix, Spot
Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range-3 to 17 EV
White Balance2500 to 10,000K
Presets: Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
Continuous ShootingElectronic Shutter
Up to 20 fps at 45.7 MP for up to 1000 Frames (Raw)
Up to 30 fps at 45.7 MP for Unlimited Frames (JPEG)
Up to 60 fps at 19 MP
Up to 120 fps at 11 MP
Interval RecordingYes
Self-Timer2/5/10/20-Second Delay

 

Still Image Capture

 

Image Sizes3:2
8256 x 5504
6192 x 4128
4128 x 2752
Aspect Ratio1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Image File FormatJPEG, Raw
Bit Depth14-Bit

 

Video Capture

 

Internal Recording ModesH.265 4:2:2 10-Bit
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100 fps
ProRes 422 HQ 4:2:2 10-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
H.265 4:2:0 8-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
H.264 4:2:0 8-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100 fps
Raw 12-Bit
7680 x 4320 at 24.00/59.94 fps
External Recording ModesHDMI
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320) up to 29.97 fps
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)
Sensor Crop ModesSuper35 / APS-C
4K (3840 x 2160)
1080p (1920 x 1080)
Fast-/Slow-Motion SupportNo
Gamma CurveHDR-HLG
Recording LimitNone
Broadcast OutputNTSC/PAL
IP StreamingNone
Built-In Microphone TypeStereo
Audio Recording2-Channel 24-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio

Interface

Media/Memory Card SlotSlot 1: CFexpress Type B / XQD
Slot 2: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Video I/O1 x HDMI Output
Audio I/O1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Input
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input/Output
Power I/O1 x USB-C Input
Other I/O1 x USB-C Data Output
1 x Nikon 10-Pin Control Input
Wireless2.4 / 5 GHz Wi-Fi (802.11b/g), Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bluetooth
Mobile App CompatibleYes: Android & iOS
*As of May, 2023: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)None

Monitor

Size3.2"
Resolution2,100,000 Dot
Display Type4-Axis Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Secondary DisplayTop: Status Display

 

Viewfinder 

 

TypeBuilt-In Electronic (OLED)
Size0.5"
Resolution3,690,000 Dot
Eye Point23 mm
Coverage100%
MagnificationApprox. 0.8x
Diopter Adjustment-4 to +3

 

Focus

 

Focus TypeAuto and Manual Focus
Focus ModeContinuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus PointsPhoto, Video
Phase Detection: 493
Autofocus Sensitivity-9 to +19 EV

 

Flash

 

Built-In FlashNo
Flash ModesFirst-Curtain Sync, Off, Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction
Maximum Sync Speed1/200 Second
Flash Compensation-3 to +1 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash SystemiTTL
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe

 

Environmental 

 

Operating Temperature14 to 104°F / -10 to 40°C
Operating Humidity0 to 85%

 

General 

 

Battery Type1 x EN-EL15c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7 VDC, 2280 mAh (Approx. 340 Shots)
Tripod Mounting Thread1 x 1/4"-20 Female (Bottom)
Accessory Mount1 x Hot Shoe Mount on Camera Body
Material of ConstructionMagnesium Alloy
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.7 x 4.7 x 3.3" / 144 x 118.5 x 83 mm
Weight2.0 lb / 910 g (With Battery, Recording Media)