Nikon confirmed in a press release that the first Nikon D6 units will start shipping to customers on May 21.
Previously the flagship DSLR has been delayed due to Coronavirus. The Nikon D6 (Amazon | Adorama | B&HPhoto) is a professional DSLR designed for sports and action photography. It features a full-frame 20 Megapixel CMOS sensor and Nikon’s most advanced autofocus system, as of February 2020. The AF system has 105 points, all of which are cross-type and use a ‘triple-sensor arrangement’. Nikon claims that the D6 can focus down to -4.5EV. The camera can shoot bursts at up to 14 frames per second with continuous autofocus.
Nikon Inc. Announces Retail Availability of the Flagship Nikon D6 DSLR
MELVILLE, NY (May 7, 2020) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the retail availability of the new Nikon D6 DSLR, which was unveiled in February of this year. The D6 will be available in the U.S. starting on Thursday, May 21 for the suggested retail price (SRP) of $6,499.95* for the body-only configuration.
Whether on an assignment or in the studio, Nikon’s flagship D6 DSLR always delivers. The D6 incorporates Nikon’s most powerful AF to date, featuring a high-density system with 105 selectable cross-type AF points to help capture pivotal moments again and again, even in the most challenging conditions and environments. Since every second counts, the uncompromising D6 incorporates important upgrades to enhance photographers’ workflow and accelerate file transfer capabilities, offering time-saving and customizable options during and after capture. Additionally, the D6 offers robust reliability, unrivaled low-light capability, amazing versatility, 4K UHD multimedia capabilities and a mechanical shutter frame rate that can capture at a blazing fast 14 frames-per-second (fps).
In addition to the new shipping date, Nikon also shared a few images captured with the new DSLR.
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