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Nikon Confirms a New Z-mount flagship Camera (Mirrorless D6) is Coming in 2021

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Nikon has confirmed that a new flagship Z-mount camera is coming this year. It will be a mirrorless D6 which surpass the features of the DSLR with a stacked sensor and 8K video.

In a recent interview with DPReview, the confirmation comes from Keiji Oishi, Department Manager of Nikon’s Imaging Business Unit. According to the details a flagship Nikon Z-series mirrorless camera can be expected within the year.  He also adds that the camera is being developed with the goal of surpassing the D6.

Although the product name is not officially stated, we can say that it will be called the Nikon Z1, Nikon Z8 or Nikon Z9, which has been frequently rumored recently. So if you are asking, what will be Nikon’s answer to the $6,500 Sony a1 camera or Canon’s possible flagship EOS R1 in the year 2021? You can find the answer widely in this interview.

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Here are some excerpts :

A flagship Nikon Z-series mirrorless camera can be expected within the year, and is being developed with the goal of surpassing the D6. It will respond to the advanced needs of professionals. The upcoming model will debut a newly developed high-resolution stacked CMOS sensor. While this camera will be a major technological leap for still photographers of a wide variety of genres; our engineers are considering powerful video features such as 8K; that respond to the needs of all kinds of content creators and professionals.

The next goal is to develop lenses with a focus on more compactness and affordability, [and] make our lenses more accessible to more people.

We welcome the increasing demand for video we have been seeing recently


Full interview at DPReview. More confirmation about this mirrorless D6 camera can be found here.

If you are looking for recommended memory cards for Z6 II and Z7 II, here we list the best ones based on the speed and price.

Nikon Z6 II body: $1,996.95 at Amazon | B&H | Adorama

Nikon Z7 II body: $2,996.95 at Amazon | B&H | Adorama

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