Updated Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II camera specifications


NikonRumors published an updated and more detailed list of Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II camera specifications:

  • 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
  • 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

Via NikonRumors

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