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Nikon Z9 Specifications Compared to Canon EOS R3 & Sony a1

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Tony Northrup compares the Nikon Z9 specifications with the Canon EOS R3 and Sony A1. The comparison also includes the Canon EOS R5.

Previous rumors said that the Nikon Z9 had a continuous shooting speed of 20 fps, but the latest details shows that it is 30 fps, which is on par with the Sony a1 and Canon EOS R3.

Tony says the Nikon Z9 has advantages over all of these full frame mirrorless cameras. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing because Nikon can realize significant advantages by NOT being the leading-edge innovator they have been known to be. By waiting a year or two to release tech, they let Canon and Sony absorb the bulk of the research, development and marketing costs. Check it out!

Rumored Nikon Z9 Specifications

  • Newly developed 45MP high-resolution stacked FX sensor
  • 30 fps
  • Integrated vertical grip handle
  • The Z9 is described as a D6 body combined with EOS R5 imaging, α9II AF, and blackout-free EVF
  • Nikon confirmed that the Z9 will be better than the D6
  • Multishot-mode
  • 16-bit RAW option
  • 8k30p, 4k120/60/30p (support for 8K video recording)
  • New EXPEED image-processing engine designed for 8k (newly developed Imaging Pipeline Processor to broaden sensor readout emphasizing speed)
  • Improved AF (Object detection AF)
  • “Stunning” AF tracking (better than the D6)
  • Advanced real-time tracking
  • Two XQD/CFX type B memory card slots
  • ISO 64 – 25,600, Hi1, Hi2
  • Improved noise levels and specifically significantly better dynamic range
  • High resolution, blackout-free EVF: probably 5.76 MP or maybe even 9k MP viewfinder, 120 Hz refresh rate (the resolution can be reduced to increase the refresh rate)
  • New user interface (no second LCD screen on the back like the D6)
  • New battery: Nikon EN-EL18x
  • Gbit LAN, USB-C, WiFi, GPS, built-in transmitter
  • Price: $6,000 – $7,000
  • Scheduled to be tested in August
  • Official announcewment expected in November/December

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Via: Tony NorthrupNikonRumors