Nikon has helped change the way we think about mirrorless cameras with the models in their full-frame Z lineup. Whereas previously mirrorless cameras were important for photographers looking for a more portable option, it was understood that they would still rely on their DSLR cameras for more serious work - this has all changed now. The full-frame Nikon Z mirrorless camera produce stunning image quality and performance, in remarkably streamlined packages. Their release has given birth to a whole range of new high-quality optics that has allowed Nikon to put their extensive optical experience on show to provide a winning formula that is sure to grow in popularity and stature with each new release. Let's look at some of the highlights currently available in this range.
While many beginners entering the Nikon Z range will consider a model from the excellent Nikon Z DX range, those that want to experience the extra quality should take a closer look at the budget-friendly Nikon Z5. This model can be though of as a somewhat simplified version of the higher-end models. It still delivers incredible imaging performance, however, thanks to its 24.2MP image sensor and 4K video recording.
Looking for a Nikon mirrorless camera that is capable of high-end video results? The Nikon Z6II should be taken very seriously. This camera can produce stunning 4K UHD videos and it records both microphone and headphone ports for those seeking a higher-quality of audio capture. A true all-rounder, the Z6II also performs great as a still photography tool, thanks to its 24.5MP backside-illuminated FX-format sensor and exceptional high ISO performance.
The Nikon Z7II is ideal for users who want to capitalise on the modern digital camera lenses that Nikon has to offer by capturing the highest detailed images possible; the FX-format sensor of this body features 45.7MP of resolution. An excellently designed camera, the Z7II is rugged and weather-sealed, features a tilting LCD screen as well as an EVF, a top OLED screen for important camera settings, and dual memory card slots for advanced file managemant. This camera is for the most uncompromising of photography enthusiasts.