Following the introduction of the first DX mirrorless camera, the Nikon Z50, the first rumors have surfaced about the company’s new crop bodies with APS-c sensor.
According to the, Nikon is thought to have located the prevailing Z50 in the guts and is focusing on two new types, both at the very top level and in the basic level in a lesser segment.
Both of these new APS-c Z-mount mirrorless cameras are reported to be called the Nikon Z70 and the Nikon Z30.
- Nikon Z 30: an entry-level APS-C Z-mount mirrorless camera, to arrive 2020 – 2021.
- Nikon Z70: an high-end/flagship APS-C Z-mount mirrorless camera, to arrive 2020 – 2021.
The Nikon Z50 is a concise mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor that uses the company’s Z-mount. It uses a 20.9MP BSI CMOS sensor (derived from the D500) with on-sensor phase detection, but no in-body image stabilization like the full-frame Z6 and Z7.
First Nikon Z50 shipments have started. Check availability at Amazon.
The lightweight Z50 includes a touchscreen that tilts downward and a 2.36M-dot OLED viewfinder. It supports face and eye detection, and the Z50 can shoot continuously at 11 fps with continuous AF. The camera can record 4K/30p video, albeit with a 1.5x crop. It has numerous special effects that can be used for both stills and video. The Z50’s connectivity includes Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.