Here are the latest Nikon Z7 reviews, first impressions and hands-on videos on the web. The Nikon Z7 is the company’s first full-frame mirrorless camera.
The full frame MILC is a 46MP, 4K-capable machine built around a variant of the D850’s BSI CMOS chip. The Z7 is based around the all-new Nikon Z-mount but an adapter is available (FTZ Mount Adapter: $246.95 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama) for use with existing Nikkor F-mount lenses.
Along with the 45.7MP BSI-CMOS sensor, the camera features a hybrid AF system with 493 points and 90% coverage and 5-axis in-body image stabilization. The Nikon Z7 is available body-only for $3399 or bundled with the 24-70mm F4 S lens for $3,999. You can also check the Nikon Z7 in Stock / Availability Tracker. Now let’s head over the Nikon Z7 reviews, first impressions and hands-on videos.
First Nikon Z7 Reviews and First Impressions
Dpreview posted their first impressions review of the Nikon Z7 camera. They’ve also updated the sample gallery with the shots from the full-production Nikon Z7. Also check out our coverage about the Nikon Z7 samples.
PDNonline tested the Nikon Z7 resolution, noise, contrast / sharpening and dynamic range. Some headlines from their results:
- Tests carried out in accordance with ISO standard 15739, show that the dynamic range of the Nikon Z7 is better than the D850.
- At ISO 64, the Z7 captures 2822 line pairs per picture height (LP/PH), 103 percent of the theoretical maximum.
- In comparISO n, the Nikon D850 captured 2591 LP/PH at ISO 64 – 94 percent of the theoretical maximum.
- At the higher ISO of 12800, DR is 7.5 f-stops, declining to 7.0 at ISO 25600.
- The Nikon D850 showed a dynamic range between 8.6 and 8.9 at between ISOs ranging from ISO 64 to ISO 3200
- + Excellent sensor provides stunning image quality under any lighting conditions
- + Superb viewfinder gives a truly accurate preview of your shots
- + Effective 5-axis image stabilisation keeps your images sharp
- + Fast, silent autofocus is unerringly accurate with subjects anywhere in the frame
- + Works with almost any F-mount SLR lens via FTZ adapter
- – Continuous AF and subject tracking not quite as capable as the best of its peers
- – Single card slot that only accepts expensive XQD media
- – Screen only tilts in one direction
Nikon Z7 Hands-on Videos
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