Nikon Z fc camera and Nikkor Z 28mm f/2.8 lens delayed because of “large number of reservations beyond expectations”


Nikon Japan issued notices that the new Nikon Z fc camera and Nikkor Z 28mm f/2.8 Special Edition lens have been delayed because of “large number of reservations beyond expectations“. A new release date was not provided. Here is the translated text :

Notice of postponement of release of “Z fc 28mm f / 2.8 Special Edition Kit”

Thank you for your continued patronage of Nikon products.

The “Z fc 28mm f / 2.8 Special Edition Kit”, which is scheduled to be released in late July 2021, has received a large number of reservations beyond expectations, and due to the delay in parts supply, the supply amount is sufficient for release. Is not expected to be available. Therefore, we have decided to postpone the release. We will inform you of the release date as soon as it is confirmed.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to customers who are waiting for our products. We will do our utmost to deliver the product as soon as possible, and we appreciate your understanding. (Source: Nikon Japan, translated)

Nikon’s notice about the Z fc camera delay (the first batch is still scheduled to ship to existing pre-orders on July 23):

Notice of release date of “Z fc” and related products

Thank you for your continued patronage of Nikon products.

We are pleased to inform you that the release date of the APS-C size (Nikon DX format) mirrorless camera “Z fc” and related products, which was announced to be released in late July 2021, has been decided. We have received a large number of reservations for the “Z fc” and “Z fc 16-50 VR SL Lens Kits” that exceed our expectations. For some customers who are currently making reservations, it may take some time before the product is delivered.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused to customers who are waiting for our products. We will do our utmost to deliver the product as soon as possible, and we appreciate your understanding.

Scheduled release date: July 23, 2021 (Friday / holiday)

  • Z fc, Z fc 16-50 VR SL Lens Kit
  • NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f / 3.5-6.3 VR Silver
  • Eyepiece DK-32 (accessory)
  • Strap AN-DC23 (accessory)
  • Extension grip for Z fc Z fc-GR1 (Source: Nikon Japan, translated)

Z fc pre-orders:
Adorama | B&H | Amazon | Park Cameras | WEX | Calumet | Foto Erhardt | Camera Canada
28mm pre-orders:
Adorama | B&H | Amazon | Park Cameras | WEX | Calumet | Foto Erhardt | Camera Canada
16-50mm pre-orders:
Adorama | B&H | Amazon | Park Cameras | WEX | Calumet | Foto Erhardt | Camera Canada
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