Nikon has just released new firmware for Nikon Z6 and Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras today. The firmware version is Ver. 2.10, now available for download: Nikon Z6 firmware here and Nikon Z7 firmware here.
Along with four unannounced Nikon camera codes, recently, Nikon has two new camera codes N1834 and N1912 registered. Now there are a total of 6 unannounced Nikon cameras. Seems Nikon will be very busy for the next several months.
Several days ago, NIKKEI confirmed that Nikon will release a new mirrorless camera price around $1,000. Now another Japanese news site Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun talked with Nikon CEO Toshikazu Umatate, and confirmed that Nikon will also release a new high-end flagship Z-mount mirrorless camera which is similar as currently Nikon D5 DSLR camera (or upcoming Nikon D6). Though the release date is not available yet, maybe in 2020 to 2021.
Translated from Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun:
Nikon will introduce the top model of mirrorless camera. Although the time is not public, President Kazukazu Madate clarified according to coverage of the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun. Top model “D5 of digital single-lens reflex camera …
This high-end Z-mount mirrorless camera could be named Nikon Z8 or Nikon Z9. It will have similar features as Nikon D5 or upcoming D6. Stay tuned for more info.
As already confirmed before, Nikon is going to released a new Nikon Z-mount mirrorless camera price around $1,000 to compete with Canon EOS RP, now Japanese News site NIKKEI also said that a new Nikon mid-level mirrorless camera for most Nikon users.
Nikon Europe has posted a teaser about upcoming Nikon Z6 & Z7 firmware update that will be officially released on May 16th, 2019. This firmware will add Eye-detection AF, CFexpress support and Raw video over HDMI to the Z6 and Z7, and also AF and AE improvements for Z6 & Z7.
Nikon is rumored to announce a new APS-C (DX format) Z-mount mirrorless camera this year. Both Canon and Sony have APS-C mirrorless cameras on the market, while Nikon’s 1 series DX mirrorless cameras have been discontinued.
As already confirmed before, Nikon will soon announce a new entry-level full frame Z-mount mirrorless camera soon. Now according to leaked image from Nikkei, this camera will be called Nikon Z1, to compete with recently released Canon EOS RP.
The DxOMark for digital camera sensor now back: DxOMark has just tested the sensor of Nikon Z6 (B&H Photo/Adorama/Amazon) today. Nikon Z6 is Nikon’s first full frame mirrorless camera released last year. According to DxOMark, the score for Nikon Z6 sensor is 95, one point below Sony a7 III (Nikon Z6 and Sony a7 III has same image sensor IMX410).