- 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
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.
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.
Utilizes extensive color depth and dynamic range to give more control over the look of your final footage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Still Image Capture