Nikon Z 50 with NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Lens Kit | Z50

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Product Overview

  • 20.9MP DX Format Sensor
  • 4K Ultra HD
  • 11 FPS
  • Flip-Under LCD Monitor
  • Smartphone Pairing
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The Nikon DX format mirrorless camera “Z 50” combines high image quality and a variety of expressive power into a compact and lightweight body.

The lens kit Z 50 with the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f / 3.5-6.3 VR, a DX format standard zoom lens that can easily enjoy high image quality, has excellent mobility while adopting a design that follows the world view of the Z series. A compact and lightweight body that takes advantage of the Nikon DX format.

A large-diameter, short-flange back Z mount common to Z 7 / Z 6 is used.
Various NIKKOR Z lenses, from NIKKOR Z DX zoom lenses to S-Line lenses that support the FX format, provide the high image quality unique to the Z mount system.

In addition, a 2.36 million dot electronic viewfinder, a 3.2-inch 1.04 million dot image monitor that uses a tilt-type touch panel, 20 types of [Creative Picture Control] that enable creative expression, full-frame 4K UHD video, built-in Wi-Fi -SnapBridge, which can be connected directly via Fi, has also been enhanced.

The kit lens “NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f / 3.5-6.3 VR” has a mass of about 135 g and is a lightweight and compact body with excellent portability.

With an easy-to-use zoom range, it can be used for shooting a variety of scenes and subjects such as wide landscapes, snaps, portraits, table photos, close-ups of flowers and accessories. The built-in optical VR mechanism with a high 4.5-step image stabilization effect allows you to take active shots even in low light situations.

* Conforms to CIPA standards. When using a camera equipped with an image sensor equivalent to APS-C size (DX format) and setting the camera shake correction function to [Normal]. Measured on the most telephoto side.

Main features

  • Mass about 450 g. Small and lightweight body that can be carried around smartly
  • Design that follows the world of the Z series
  • CMOS sensor equipped with image plane phase difference AF pixel for the first time as Nikon DX format camera
  • Image processing engine EXPEED 6 that realizes image creation equivalent to Z 7 / Z 6
  • Hybrid AF that demonstrates the best combination of phase difference AF and contrast AF
  • Sophisticated operability following the Nikon digital SLR camera
  • Uses a touch panel. Tilt-type 3.2-inch 1,040,000-dot image monitor for self-portraits
  • 2.36 million-dot electronic viewfinder with a natural appearance
  • Simple “selfie mode” with dedicated screen and touch operation
  • Customize i-menu that can be replaced with frequently used functions
  • "Monitor mode" which is convenient for proper use of viewfinder and picture monitor
  • High-speed continuous shooting at approx. 5 frames / second and up to 11 frames / second
  • Built-in flash that is useful when it is dark or backlit
  • Robustness / drip-proof / dust-proof performance
  • 20 [Creative Picture Controls] that enable creative expression
  • Picture control system that can create a variety of images
  • 16 scene modes where the camera automatically chooses the best settings
  • Special effect mode that easily realizes digital expression
  • Using the mount adapter FTZ (sold separately), you can utilize the unique expressive power of NIKKOR F lenses in the Z mount system.
  • DX format base Full frame 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) support
  • Full HD / 120p compatible to enjoy slow motion video freely
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL25
  • SnapBridge can be used by connecting directly to a smartphone / tablet with built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® / Bluetooth® for high connectivity
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Model Interchangeable lens digital camera
Lens mount Nikon Z mount
Effective pixel count 20.88 million pixels
Image sensor 23.5 × 15.7mm size CMOS sensor, Nikon DX format
Total number of pixels 21.51 million pixels
Dust reduction function Image dust-off data acquisition (Capture NX-D required)
Interchangeable lens ・ NIKKOR lens for Z mount ・ NIKKOR lens for
F mount (Some functions are limited when using mount adapter)
Number of recorded pixels • For imaging range [DX (24 × 16)]:
5568 × 3712 pixels (size L: 20.7 m)
4176 × 2784 pixels (size M: 11.6 M)
2784 × 1856 pixels (size S: 5.2M)
& imaging range [1: 1 (16 × 16 )] for:
3712 × 3712 pixels (size L: 13.8 m)
2784 × 2784 pixels (size M: 7.8 M)
1856 × 1856 pixels (size S: 3.4 M)
· imaging range [ 16: 9 (24 × 14) ] for:
5568 × 3128 pixels (size L: 17.4M)
4176 × 2344 pixels (size M: 9.8 M)
2784 × 1560 pixels (size S: 4.3M)
· video image size 3840 × 2160 and still image shooting in movie mode:
3840 × 2160 pixels
・ When moving image is set to 1920 × 1080 and still image shooting in movie mode:
1920 × 1080 pixels
Image quality mode ・ RAW 12-bit / 14-bit
・ JPEG-Baseline compliant, compression rate (approx.): FINE (1/4), NORMAL (1/8), BASIC (1/16)
・ RAW and JPEG can be recorded simultaneously
Picture control system Auto, Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat, Creative Picture Control (Dream, Morning, Pop, Sunday, Sombar, Drama, Silence, Bleach, Melancholic, Pure, Denim, Toy, Sepia, Blue, Red , Pink, charcoal, graphite, binary, carbon), all adjustable, custom picture control registration possible
Recoding media SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card (SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card support UHS-I standard)
Standards supported DCF 2.0, Exif 2.31, PictBridge
Viewfinder Electronic viewfinder, 0.39-inch XGA OLED, approximately 2.36 million dots, brightness adjustable (automatic, manual 7 levels), color customization possible
Field of view About 100% both vertically and horizontally
Magnification About 1.02 times (when using 50mm lens, ∞, -1.0m -1 )
Eye point 19.5mm from center of eyepiece lens surface ( when -1.0m -1 )
Diopter adjustment range -3 to + 3m -1
Eye sensor Automatic switching between viewfinder display and picture display
Shutter Electronically controlled vertical traveling focal plane shutter, electronic front curtain shutter, electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1 / 4000-30 seconds (Step width: 1/3, can be changed to 1/2 step), Bulb, Time
Flash synchronization shutter speed X = 1/200 seconds or less, synchronized at low shutter speed, auto FP high-speed sync possible
Release mode Single-frame shooting, low-speed continuous shooting, high-speed continuous shooting, high-speed continuous shooting (extended), self-timer shooting
Continuous shooting speed • Low-speed continuous shooting: about 1 to 4 frames / sec
high-speed continuous shooting: about 5 frames / sec
high-speed continuous shooting (extended): about 11 frames / sec
maximum shooting speed in the ※ Nikon test conditions
self timer Operating time: 2, 5, 10, 20 seconds, number of frames: 1-9 frames, continuous shooting interval: 0.5, 1, 2, 3 seconds
Metering method TTL metering with image sensor
Metering mode ・ Multi-pattern metering
・ Center-weighted metering: φ8mm equivalent metering (center-weighted approx. 75%), can be changed to the average of the entire screen
・ Spot metering: Approximately φ3.5mm equivalent (2.5% of total screen) metering , in conjunction with the focus point photometric position movable
highlight-weighted metering
Metering range -4 ~ 17 EV
* When using ISO 100, f / 2.0 lens, room temperature 20 ℃
Exposure mode / shooting mode • Auto, P: Program auto (program shift is possible), S: Shutter priority auto, A: Aperture priority auto, M: Manual
• Scene mode: Portrait, Landscape, Child snap, Sport, Close-up, Night portrait, Night scene , Party, sea / snow, sunset, twilight, pet, candlelight, cherry blossom, autumn leaves, food
• Special effects mode: Night vision, colorful, pop, photo illustration, toy camera , miniature effect, select color, silhouette, high key , Low key
• User settings can be registered in U1 and U2
Exposure compensation Can be set for P, S, A, M, scene, special effects, range: 5 steps, correction steps: 1/3, 1/2 steps
Auto bracketing AE bracketing, white balance bracketing, active D-writing bracketing
AE lock Luminance value lock method
ISO sensitivity ISO 100-51200 (step width: 1/3, changeable to 1/2 step), ISO 51200 approximately 1 step, 2 steps (ISO 204800 equivalent) sensitization, automatic sensitivity control possible
Active D-Lighting Auto, stronger, stronger, normal, weaker, not
Multiple exposure Addition, addition average, comparative light composition, comparative dark composition
Other features HDR (high dynamic range), still image flicker reduction shooting
Method Hybrid AF (phase difference AF / contrast AF), with AF assist light
Range of detection -4 to 19 EV
* When low light AF is disabled: -2 to 19 EV *
Still image mode, single AF servo (AF-S), ISO 100, f / 2.0 lens, room temperature 20 ° C
Lens servo Autofocus: Single AF servo (AF-S), Continuous AF servo (AF-C), AF mode automatic switching (AF-A, still image mode only), Always AF (AF-F, movie mode only) , Predictive driving focus and
manual focus (M): Focus aid is possible
Focus point 209 points
* In still image mode, imaging range DX, single point AF
AF area mode Pinpoint AF (still image mode only), single point AF, dynamic AF (still image mode only), wide area AF (S), wide area AF (L), auto area AF
Focus lock AE lock, focus lock / protect button, or half-press the shutter button during single AF servo (AF-S)
Built-in flash Manual pop-up type
guide number by flash pop-up lever operation : Approx. 7 (Approximately 7 when manual flash is activated ) (ISO 100 / m, 20 ° C)
Dimming method TTL light control: i-TTL-BL (multi-pattern metering, center-weighted metering or highlight-weighted metering), standard i-TTL metering (spot metering)
Flash mode Normal flash, red-eye reduction, normal flash + slow shutter, red-eye reduction + slow shutter, rear curtain flash, normal flash auto, red-eye reduction auto, normal flash auto + slow shutter, red-eye reduction auto + slow shutter, flash off
Flash compensation P, S, A, M, settable at scene, range: -3 to +1 step, correction step: 1/3, 1/2 step can be changed
Lady light Built-in flash, lights when charging is complete when using an optional speedlight, flashes when underexposure warning due to full flash
Accessory shoe Hot shoe (ISO 518) equipment: Sync contacts, communication contacts, safety lock mechanism (lock hole)
Nikon Creative Writing System i-TTL light control, light control advanced wireless lighting, FV lock, transmission color temperature information transmission, auto FP high-speed sync
White balance Auto (3 types), natural light auto, clear sky, cloudy, clear shade, light bulb, fluorescent light (7 types), flash, color temperature setting (2500K to 10000K), preset manual (6 items can be registered), color temperature setting other than Fine adjustment possible
Metering method TTL metering with image sensor
Metering mode Multi-pattern metering, center-weighted metering, highlight-weighted metering
Number of recording pixels / frame rate (recording rate) ・ 3840 × 2160 (4K UHD): 30p / 25p / 24p
・ 1920 × 1080: 120p / 100p / 60p / 50p / 30p / 25p / 24p
・ 1920 × 1080 slow: 30p (4 times) / 25p (4 times) / 24p (5x)
* 120p: 119.88fps, 100p: 100fps, 60p: 59.94fps, 50p: 50fps, 30p: 29.97fps, 25p: 25fps, 24p: 23.976fps
* Standard / ★ High quality selectable (3840 × 2160, 1920 × 1080 120p / 100p, 1920 × 1080 Slow ★ High quality only)
Maximum recording time 29 minutes 59 seconds
File format MOV, MP4
Video compression method H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC
Audio recording system Linear PCM, AAC
Recording device Built-in stereo microphone, external microphone can be used, microphone sensitivity can be set, attenuator function
Other features Time-lapse movie, electronic image stabilization
Exposure compensation Can be set for P, S, A, M, scene, special effects, range:  3 steps, correction steps: 1/3, 1/2 steps
ISO sensitivity ・ M: ISO 100 to 25600 (step width: 1/3, 1/2 step can be changed), automatic sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25600) is possible, control upper limit sensitivity can be set
・ P, S, A: Sensitivity Automatic control (ISO 100-25600), control upper limit sensitivity can be set
-Auto, scene, special effects (except night vision mode): automatic sensitivity control (ISO 100-25600)-Night
vision mode: automatic sensitivity control (ISO 100) ~ Hi 4)
Active D-Lighting Same as still image setting, stronger, stronger, normal, weaker, not
Monitor Tilt-type 3.2-inch TFT LCD monitor (touch panel), approx. 1.04 million dots, viewing angle 170 °, viewing rate approx.
Playback function Single-frame playback, thumbnails (4, 9, 72 divisions), enlarged playback, trimming during enlarged playback, movie playback, slide show (still image / video selectable playback), histogram display, highlight display, shooting information display, location information Display, automatic vertical rotation of the shot image, rating
USB Hi-Speed ​​USB (Micro-B port) (recommended to connect to the standard USB port)
HDMI output HDMI terminal (Type D)
External microphone input Stereo mini jack (3.5mm), plug-in power microphone
Method / Standard ・ Compliant standards: IEEE802.11b / g / n / a / ac
・ Frequency range (center frequency): 2412 to 2472MHz (13ch), 5180 to 5700MHz
・ Communication distance (line of sight): Approximately 10m *
* When there is no radio wave interference. The communication distance is affected by shielding and radio wave conditions.
・ Output (EIRP): 6.9dBm (2.4GHz), 10.2dBm (5GHz)
・ Authentication method: Open system, WPA2-PSK
Battery used Uses one Li-ion rechargeable battery EN-EL25
AC adapter Main unit charging AC adapter EH-73P
Number of frames that can be taken When using only the viewfinder: Approx. 280 frames, When using only the image monitor: Approx. 320 frames (CIPA standard compliant)
Movie recording time Approximately 75 minutes (CIPA standard compliant)
Tripod screw hole 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (width x height x depth) Approximately 126.5 * 93.5 * 60mm
Mass Approximately 450g (including battery and SD card, excluding body cap), approximately 395g (main unit only)
Operating temperature 0 ℃ ~ 40 ℃
Humidity 85% or less (no condensation)
Accessories Li-ion rechargeable battery EN-EL25 (with terminal cover), battery charger MH-32, eyepiece DK-30, USB cable UC-E21, strap AN-DC20, body cap BF-N1
Wi-Fi (wireless LAN), Bluetooth ・ Communication method: Bluetooth standard Ver.4.2
・ Frequency range (center frequency):
Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz
Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz
・ Output (EIRP):
Bluetooth: 1.4 dBm
Bluetooth Low Energy: -0.1 dBm
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● Nikon Z 50 with NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Lens Kit | Z50
● Battery charger MH-32
● Eyepiece DK-30
● USB cable UC-E21
● Strap AN-DC20
● Body cap BF-N1
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