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Nikon D780 vs Nikon Z6 Specifications Comparison

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Here is the specifications comparison of the Nikon D780 vs Nikon Z6 full frame cameras. In other words DSLR versus Mirrorless in FX-format mid-range Slrs.

Nikon D780 ($2,296.95 – at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) is an update to the D750, uses 24.5MP BSI CMOS sensor with on-sensor phase detection and offers 4K video.This latest model replaces the company’s most popular full-frame DSLR ever, the D750, and it aims to do so by combining the soul of the Z6 mirrorless camera with the body of the D750.

As a result we decided to compare the Nikon D780 vs Nikon Z6 cameras. Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. Check out the  Nikon D780 vs Nikon Z6 specifications comparison. 

Nikon D780 vs Nikon Z6 – Comparison

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Nikon D780 Nikon Z6
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Nikon
Megapixels 24.5 24.5
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 6048 x 4024
(24.3 MP,
3:2)
6048 x 4024
(24.3 MP,
3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 – Max 51200 Min 100 – Max 51200
Full ISO Settings ISO 100 – 51,200, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 102,400), Hi-2 (ISO 204,800), Auto (adjustable) Auto, 100 – 51,200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 50 in Lo-1 and up to 204,800 in Hi-2
Startup Time 1.5 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type OVF: 51-point (15 cross-type, f/8 supported by 11 points) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking via Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX II; Hybrid phase-detect/contrast-detect AF in Live View mode Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF; 273 (single-point AF); Pinpoint, single-point and dynamic-area AF (pinpoint and dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only); wide-area AF (S); wide-area AF (L); auto-area AF; Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in movie mode); predictive focus tracking; Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used; Touch AF and Touch Shutter supported.
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode ISO 100 – 51,200, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 102,400), Hi-2 (ISO 204,800), Auto (adjustable) Auto, 100 – 51,200 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 50 in Lo-1 and up to 204,800 in Hi-2
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 – 900 sec 1/8000 – 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 47
AW Buffer Size 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,359,296 dots
(786,432 px)
2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter EVF: 1.27-cm/0.5-in., approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED with color balance and auto and 11-level manual
brightness controls, 100% coverage, 0.8x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840×2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840×2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio) MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/200
Internal connections USB 3.1 Gen1 USB-C, Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Headphone Jack, Built-in Wi-Fi Mini (Type C) HDMI, USB 3.0 Type C (SuperSpeed USB), 10-pin Expansion Terminal, Stereo Mic Jack (3.5mm, plug-in power provided), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 2260 shots 310 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable EN-EL15b/EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 29.6 oz
(840 g)
41.4 oz
(1,175 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.6 x
4.5 x
3.0 in.
(144 x
116 x
76 mm)
5.3 x
4.0 x
2.7 in.
(134 x
101 x
68 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $2,299.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,846.95
Release Date 2020-01-25 2018-11-16

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