Nikon Z9 Specs Leaked, Development to be Announced Tomorrow

According to the latest rumors from NR, Nikon Z9 development will be announced tomorrow. This new camera will be better than the current Nikon D6.

There is no Nikon Z8 coming.

Below are the rumored specifications of Nikon Z9:

  • Newly developed high-resolution stacked FX sensor.
  • Integrated vertical grip handle
  • The development announcement   tonight or tomorrow
  • Nikon Z9 is expected to be released in late 2021
  • No official plans for a Nikon Z8 camera yet
  • Prototype Z9 cameras will be tested at the Tokyo Olympics next year
  • Nikon Z9 is described as a D6 body combined with EOS R5 imaging, α9II AF, and blackout-free EVF
  •  better than the Nikon D6
  • 20 fps
  • Multishot-mode
  • 16-bit RAW option
  • 8k30p, 4k120/60/30p
  • New EXPEED processor designed for 8k
  • Improved AF
  • “Stunning” AF tracking (better than the D6)
  • Two XQD/CFX type B memory card slots
  • ISO 64 – 25,600, Hi1, Hi2
  • Improved noise levels and specifically significantly better dynamic range
  • High resolution, blackout-free EVF: probably 5.76 MP or maybe even 9k MP viewfinder, 120 Hz refresh rate (the resolution can be reduced to increase the refresh rate)
  • New user interface (no second LCD screen on the back like the D6)
  • New battery: Nikon EN-EL18x
  • Gbit LAN, USB-C, WiFi, GPS
  • Price: $6,000 – $7,000

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