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Nikon D860 & Nikon Z8 Rumored to Feature 60MP Sensor

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Nikon D860 & Nikon Z8 full frame cameras are rumored to feature 60MP sensor. Both Nikon FF cameras could use the Sony IMX455AQR sensor that will have 60MP, 8k video and native 64 ISO. Possible candidates for this sensor is the full frame Nikon D860 DSLR and the Nikon Z8 mirrorless cameras. 

The IMX455AQR sensor could be used in any other camera manufacturer’s new model. There is a better version of this sensor IMX551 and Sony will probably use it. It’s being said that the Sony 60MP sensor PDAF is supposed to be better than the Multi-CAM 20000 currently used in some Nikon cameras.

The sensor is in its early stages so we expect the Nikon D850 successor to be announced in early 2020. The good thing is that we might see the Nikon Z8 before the Nikon D860 DSLR. So a possibility is that the Nikon high-resolution mirrorless camera could arrive in Q3 or Q4 of 2019.

As a side note we think the upcoming Nikon D6 will use a 24MP full frame image sensor with better AF. See here : Rumored Nikon D6 Specs: 24MP, 4K@60p, IBIS

Nikon D860 & Nikon Z8 Rumored to Feature 60MP Sensor

Specs of Sony IMX455AQR sensor:

  • IMX455 (Low-Spec of IMX551 Prototype):
  • Effective pixels: 9600×6400
  • Recommend recording pixels: 60MP
  • 11/12/14/16Bit ADC
  • Full Pixel 9fps/14Bit ADC
  • SLVS-EC 8Lane
  • Single ADC in Video Mode
  • 12-ADC in Still Picture Mode
  • Native ISO 64/400

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