More Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II rumored specifications


Here are some more rumored Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II camera specifications and details coming from Asia (Google translated, so there could be errors):

  • The new Nikon Z6 II will start shipping in mid-November, the Z7 II in January 2021 (?)
  • In 2021 a new 4K/60p with 1.7x crop will be released with a firmware update
  • Expect up to 30% price increase over the Z6 ($1,797) and Z7 ($2,497) based on your location
  • The Z6 II and Z7 II camera sensors are the same as in the Z6/Z7, the improved AF is coming only from the extra/new processor
  • The new Z6 II /Z7 II battery grip will be called MBN-11
  • The Nikon MBN-11 will have a shutter release button as previously reported and the electronic contact will be located in the battery compartment (similar to the Nikon D80/D90 grips)
  • 14 fps for the Z6 II and 12 fps for the Z7 II
  • Most improvements are in the eye and animal AF area and some tweaks in the AF-C mode
  • AF improvements include low light situations, wide AF area, AF tracking, video recording
  • New or improved energy-saving mode
  • You will be able to update the Z6 II and Z7 II firmware via SnapBridge (Wow! finally!)
  • Improved buffer (as previously reported): 99 with the Z6 II and 57 with the Z7 II
  • You will be able to reverse the control/focus ring direction with one of the camera functions

Here are the previously rumored Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II specifications:

  • Incremental update to the current Z6/Z7 models
  • The camera shape is almost the same as Z6/Z7
  • Same sensor as in the Z6/Z7
  • Same EVF as Z6/Z7 (the current Z6/Z7 have EVF with 3.69 million dots)
  • Improved AF (Face/eye/animal detection)
  • Dual EXPEED processor
  • Will use the new Nikon EN-EL15c battery
  • USB power
  • Dual memory card slots: CFexpress and SD (XQD/CFX type B, SD-UHS-II)
  • Faster frame rate
  • More buffer memory
  • 4k 60p video
  • More new video features
  • Improved user interface
  • Support for vertical grip with release button/controls (optional accessory)
  • Improved functionality expected with firmware update after release
  • The Nikon Z6s will be the last Nikon camera with a 24MP sensor
  • Higher prices than the current Z6 ($1,797) and Z7 ($2,497) models (check B&H)
  • The official announcement will be on October 14th

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