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Here are the first reviews of the Nikon Z7 II full-frame mirrorless camera. Nikon Z7 II Reviews includes hands-on videos, sample images and real life photos. The US price of the Z7 II body is $2,999 and available at Amazon | B&H | Adorama.

The Nikon Z7 II is the next generation full frame mirrorless camera features 45.7 MP camera with dual processors, 4K UHD video at 60p and two card slots. A powerful upgrade to the Nikon Z7, the Nikon Z7 II is the ideal camera for capturing highly detailed portraits, landscapes, weddings, events, and commercial photography.

Let’s take a look at the Nikon Z7 II Reviews published on the web. See also Best Lenses for Nikon Z7 II.

At first here is a good lab test from IR. Several comparisons of the Nikon Z7 II at Base ISO and ISO 6400 side-by-side against its top competitors.

Nikon Z7 II is highly recommended by AmateurPhotographer, see conclusion below:

Compared to the Sony A7R IV (£3499) and Canon EOS R5 (£4199), the Nikon Z7 II (£2999) is well priced for such an impressive high-resolution full-frame camera. It’s also £400 less than the Z7 cost in 2018. Nikon users who view twin card slots as essential are likely to buy the Z7 II or upgrade to it, and it does make the better buy for anyone thinking now is the time to switch from a DSLR to Nikon’s Z-series mirrorless system.

For photographers who already own a Z7, are satisfied with it, and can live with a single card slot, an upgrade is hard to justify. Even if you sell your Z7 in good condition you can expect to make up a shortfall of around £1899 to get your hands on a Z7 II. That’s a lot to spend for not all that much new in return. To conclude, the Z7 II is a minor, but important refresh of one of our favourite high resolution full-frame mirrorless cameras and comes highly recommended.

From ePhotozine conclusion:

The Nikon Z7 II may seem like a “subtle” update to the original Z7, but it’s offering a range of updates that make this camera an excellent all-round package. The addition of the SD card slot makes the camera more affordable and gives a backup option for those that need it, as well as making image transfer easier. The camera has also had a speed improvement, with dual image processors, and 10fps continuous shooting is a nice bump. You also benefit from 4K 60fps video recording, something that makes it more competitive with other cameras around this price point, although it’s worth noting that there is a crop. There’s also improved AF sensitivity down to -3EV.

Like the other camera’s in the Z series range, the Z7 II offers great handling. When combined with the extremely high-quality Z series lenses, you’ll find your self extremely impressed by the image quality on offer from the camera. The images produced offer a level of sharpness and detail that is not always seen.

If you’re regularly shooting in low-light conditions, and don’t need the 45.7mp on offer, then you can get better low-light results from the Nikon Z6 II, and save money as well. It’s also worth noting that the battery life could also be a little short for some, so a spare battery is definitely recommended, or you could add the optional vertical battery grip.

With Nikon’s respected colour reproduction and face/eye detection focus, the camera would be well suited to wedding, portrait and fashion photography. You’ll also find the camera well suited to landscape, and architecture photography, thanks to the high-resolution sensor. There’s also the added bonus of the Nikon Z/S series lenses offering excellent quality so that you know you’re going to get good results.

Nikon Z7 II Pros:

  • Excellent image quality
  • Extremely high-quality lenses available
  • High-speed shooting possible – 10fps
  • 5-axis image stabilisation
  • SD card slot a welcome addition
  • Excellent handling

Nikon Z7 II Cons:

  • 4K UHD Video (not CINE)
  • Some will wish the screen could face forwards (not everyone)
  • Battery life is still quite short

From PhotographyBlog verdict :

Overall, the Nikon Z7 II – like its predecessor – is an excellent camera, with a good range of features and specifications which are likely to appeal to a diverse range of professional and high-end enthusiast photographers. Adding the secondary card slot is a real bonus for anybody using a camera for special events, such as weddings, where it’s absolutely vital that the pictures aren’t lost.

Nikon Z7 II Hands-on Video Reviews

Chris and Jordan at DPReview TV have completed their review of the Nikon Z7 II. Check out to see why the Nikon Z7 II is a solid choice for many shooters and an ideal camera for capturing highly detailed portraits, landscapes, weddings, events, and commercial photography.

Nikon Z7 II Sample Images

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