According to latest rumors, the Nikon D6 will offer one stop improved high ISO than the current Nikon D5 DSLR. The Nikon D6 will be officially announced in mid-February ahead of the CP+ 2020 event.
The Nikon D6 is expected to have a 20MP full frame CMOS sensor and IBIS tech (Similar as recently announced Canon EOS-1D X Mark III). The new processor on D6 will provide improved AF system and advanced video features with RAW recording. The high-end DSLR will have dual CFexpress memory cards. See more Nikon D6 Specs!
Nikon D6 to Feature One Stop Improved High ISO
- 20MP full frame CMOS sensor
- Improved/better AF system but probably with the same number of AF points
- One stop improved High ISO than Nikon D5
- 14 fps in normal shutter mode (the D5 could do 12 fps)
- The Nikon D6 AF improvements are crucial and comparable to the Sony a9II
- The D6 will have more features and customization options for various aspects of the camera and settings
- Companion applications will also see improvements but they will most likely launch after the camera release
- The D6 will definitely not be a “hybrid” camera, but rather a DSLR with some mirrorless features (better video, silent shooting for example)
- 4K 60p video
- Improved dynamic range
- Advanced video features with RAW recording (not sure if external or internal)
- Longer manual exposure times (like in the Nikon D810A): from 1/8000 – 120 seconds (up from 30 seconds)
- Dual CFExpress memory card slots
- .76-78x 100% viewfinder
- New Expeed dual processors
- Built-in Wi-Fi
- 3.2 million dots touchscreen
- Improved silent shooting modes
- Official announcement expected in early or mid February
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