Nikon Z7 II Price in USA

Nikon Z7 II Price in US

Late in 2018, Nikon released the Z7 II, the second edition of their top-of-the-line high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera. This model is now Nikon’s most capable camera in its range. This is a refinement rather than a rethinking, as the name suggests; and while the upgrades may not blow your socks off, we really loved the original Z7, and this new model improves on a formula that has previously been effective.

Nikon Z7 II Price in USA

$2,596.95 $2,996.95 13 used from $2,249.00 19 new from $2,596.95
Nikon Z 7II FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body Black
$3,196.95 $3,596.95 6 used from $2,899.95 13 new from $3,196.95
Nikon Z 7II FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body w/NIKKOR Z 24-70mm...

The Z7 II retains its predecessor’s 45.7-megapixel full-frame BSI sensor, but this time around it is supported by a pair of CPUs rather than a single one as was the case with the Z7. The majority of the exterior of the camera has remained the same, which is OK with us because the ergonomics of Nikon’s Z-series cameras are among of our favorites available in the mirrorless camera market. It is a blessing, however (especially for those of us who moderate online comment sections), that Nikon has included dual card slots in the Z7 II for users who require immediate backup or who want to easily separate their still images and video clips. These users can do either of these things by using the Z7 II. See? After all, the year 2020 did produce some positive results.

The Z7 II, which is the mirrorless camera with the highest resolution in Nikon’s portfolio, places an emphasis on image quality in its purest form. It is still one of the few cameras available on the market that give a low native ISO of 64; this helps enhance dynamic range for high-contrast subjects such as landscapes taken around dawn or sunset.

The Z7 II may be purchased for $2999 for just the body or for $3599 for a complete package that includes a 24-70mm F4 lens. The brand new MB-N11 battery grip, which features duplicate controls for the vertical position, will set you back $399.

The two Expeed 6 processors in the Z7 II are the most notable feature (assuming you don’t regard the additional card slot as the most notable feature), but what exactly do those provide you?

To begin, the Z7 II is an action camera that has a higher level of credibility than its predecessor. Its burst speed can reach a maximum of 10 frames per second with continuous autofocus, as opposed to 9 frames per second with a single AF area and no subject tracking. Additionally, the buffer can be up to three times deeper, allowing you to take a total of 77 12-bit Raw images before the camera begins to slow down. A reported decrease in blackout in the viewfinder will make it easier for you to follow the action, which is a good improvement; nevertheless, an increase in EVF resolution would have been appreciated as well. Perhaps the time after that.

In addition, new AF modes have been included and can be accessed from both the main menu and the I menu. They include the addition of face / eye detection in the ‘Wide area AF’ mode rather than just the ‘Auto Area AF’ mode; this means that you can place an AF box over a person’s face to tell the camera to focus on that particular person’s eyes, which is especially helpful when there are multiple people in a scene. There is a setting that functions same but gives priority to animals.

The Z7 II is a major improvement over its predecessor in terms of its ability to record video and now supports recording at 4K at 60 frames per second with just a 1.08x reduction. It will also send 10-bit N-Log or HDR (HLG) footage to an external recorder that is compatible with the camera. Additionally, it will let you to export Raw video in 1080p if you are using the entire sensor and in 4K if you are using a cropped APS-C sized area of the sensor. We anticipate that the video quality will be satisfactory; but, serious videographers should set their sights on the Z6 II for its oversampled 4K footage, which ought to provide far more accurate fine detail.

Nikon Z7 II Specifications

Price
MSRP$2999 (body only), $3499 (w/24-70 F4 lens)
Body type
Body typeSLR-style mirrorless
Body materialMagnesium alloy
Sensor
Max resolution8256 x 5504
Other resolutions5408 x 3600 (DX crop), 6880 x 5504 (5:4), 5504 x 5504 (1:1), 8256 x 4640 (16:9)
Image ratio w:h1:1, 5:4, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels46 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors47 megapixels
Sensor sizeFull frame (35.9 x 23.9 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorDual Expeed 6
Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto, 64-25600 (expands to 32-102400)
Boosted ISO (minimum)32
Boosted ISO (maximum)102400
White balance presets12
Custom white balanceYes (6 slots)
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Image stabilization notes5-axis
CIPA image stabilization rating5 stop(s)
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsFine, normal, basic
File formatJPEGRaw (NEF, 12 or 14-bit)
Optics & Focus
AutofocusContrast Detect (sensor)Phase DetectMulti-areaCenterSelective single-pointTrackingSingleContinuousTouchFace DetectionLive View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points493
Lens mountNikon Z
Focal length multiplier
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen size3.2″
Screen dots2,100,000
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.8×
Viewfinder resolution3,690,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed900 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Exposure modesProgramAperture priorityShutter priorityManual
Built-in flashNo
External flashYes (via hot shoe)
Flash modesFront-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
Flash X sync speed1/200 sec
Continuous drive10.0 fps
Self-timerYes (2, 5, 10 or 20 secs)
Metering modesMultiCenter-weightedHighlight-weightedSpot
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes
Videography features
FormatMPEG-4, H.264
Modes3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 50p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 56 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 56 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesCFexpress Type B / XQD, UHS-II SD
Connectivity
USBUSB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB chargingYes
HDMIYes (mini HDMI)
Microphone portYes
Headphone portYes
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11ac + Bluetooth
Remote controlYes (via MC-DC2 or smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealedYes
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionEN-EL15c lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)420
Weight (inc. batteries)705 g (1.55 lb / 24.87 oz)
Dimensions134 x 101 x 70 mm (5.28 x 3.98 x 2.76″)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingYes
GPSNone
9Expert Score
Awesome

The Z7 II is a highly strong all-rounder, and its capabilities have been bolstered by the inclusion of dual card slots as well as the possibility to attach a battery grip. It has an excellent image quality, reliable focusing, and respectable video specifications. However, the fact that it is offered at a price that is somewhat lower than its competitors is the primary factor that sets it apart from the highly competitive group. Totally endearing in every way.

Build quality
9.5
Ergonomics & handling
9
Features
9
Image quality
10
Performance
8
Connectivity
8
Value
8.5
Pros
  • 5-axis IBIS
  • 4K video at frame rates of up to 60 fps
  • LCD with a swiveling touchpad
  • Protection from dust and splashes included in the magnesium construction
  • Legacy lens support through FTZ adapter
  • Wireless SnapBridge connectors
  • Superb 45MP full-frame sensor
Cons
  • There aren't many lenses from third parties accessible.
  • The multi-shot sampling mode is not included.
  • Additional fees are required for raw video support.

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