Nikon z6 Release Date, Pros & Cons with USA Price

  • Resolution  24.5 megapixels
  • Video Resolution 4K (3840 x 2160) Full HD (1920 x1080 }


Nikon z6 Release Date & Short Review

The Nikon z6 mirrorless camera launched in 2018 – exact release date November 2018. This camera is acceptable for beginners and a good option for professionals. Because of adequate image and video qualities, it satisfies the demands of cutting-edge photography and videography. Read a full Review of this camera – Click here.

Nikon Z6 Release Date, Details in a Short Review

z6 comes with a large BSI CMOS sensor that is full-frame as well as in-body image stabilization with a 5-axis.  It has a hybrid autofocus system with 90% coverage as well as 273 focus points with several cross points (Unknown). Nikon z6 allows users to record/capture continuously and 12 fps with 5.5 fps continuous AF/AE. Additionally, it offers AE locked for continuous shooting.

Nikon z6 weight is average, 1.40 LB without battery and SD card as well as 1.77 lb with battery and SD card. This camera’s body is weather sealed, with a 3.2-inch tilting LCD touch screen, and the screen has 1.2 million dots. Z6’s large viewfinder is built-in electronic that has a 3.68 million dots resolution as well as 0.8x magnification. These large viewfinders cover 100%. 

Nikon z6 has Bluetooth and a built-in Wi-Fi connectivity system. Additionally, the Nikon z6 supports HDMI ports and USB ports with  USB charging capability. Z6 camera designs a 1/8000 second maximum shutter speed as well as a 30-second minimum shutter speed.

The z6 full-frame camera has min 100 native ISO and max 51,200 ISO range. Additionally, z6 also offers extended ISO ranges of 50 to 204800. This ISO works well in low-light or dark areas. Its autofocus system helps to detect the face because of its face detection AF and also track the eyes because of its Eye tracking AF. 

Nikon Z6 has the highest 6048 x 4024 pixels image resolution with several aspect ratios. Additionally, it offers 4K resolution at 30 fps as well as full HD resolution at 120 fps for video recording. This camera comes with a Nikon Z lens mount. Nikon z6 megapixel size is impressive with 24.5-megapixel. It also runs on a famous image processor, EXPEED 6, as well as with an EN-EL15b battery.  

Nikon Z6 battery life is average, with 330 shots for still in a single battery charge. Additionally, for video recording, z6 only allows recording for 30 minutes, but the recording time may extend depending on several factors.

Nikon Z6 Pros & Cons:


  • Adequate still & Video features;
  • Good for both professionals & novices;
  • 4k & Full HD Video resolution;
  • Good for Daily, Sports, Street, action, and Portrait photography;


  • Doesn’t have a built-in flash & microphone jack;
  • Average Battery life;
  • has XQD memory cards instead of SD cards.

Nikon Z6 Specs

General Info
Brand Nikon
Release Date November 2018
Color Black, Red, and White
Width 5.28 inches
Height 4.0 inches
Type Mirrorless
Depth 2.66 inches
Size Full-Frame
Dimensions 35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
Resolution 24.5 megapixels
Area 858.01mm2
Image Resolution (Max) 6048 x 4024
ISO (Native) 100 – 51200
Image file format JPEG, NEF, RAW, TIFF
ISO (Boosted) 50 – 204800
Adjustments Brightness
Display Style Built-in
Resolution 2,100,000 pixel
Live View
Touch Screen
Screen Size 3.20″-inch
Screen Type Tilting
Viewfinder Electronic
Resolution 3,690k dots
Magnification 0.8x
Coverage 100%
Lens Info
Lens Mount Nikon Z
Focal Length Multiplier 1x
Manual Focus
Macro Focus Range N/A
Photography Info
Image Stabilization
Custom White Balance
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
AE & WB Bracketing
Built-in Flash
Shutter & Aperture Priority
External Flash
Flash Modes Front-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
Max Flash Sync 1/200s
Shutter Speed 30s – 1/8000s
Continuous Shooting (MAX) 12.0fps
Videography Info
Digital Video Format H.264, MOV
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Video Resolutions 4K (3840 x 2160)

Full HD (1920 x 1080)

Recording limitation  Max 30 min
Timelapse Recording
Focus Points 273
Phase Detection
Contrast Detection
Face Detection
Cross Focus Points Unknown
Additional AF features AF Touch,

AF Single,

AF Continuous,

AF Selective,

AF Multi Area,

AF Tracking,

AF Center,

AF Live View

Others Info
Image Stabilizer Optical
Wireless Connectivity Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Environmental Sealing
Weight 675g
Battery Model EN-EL15b
Battery Life around 330 shots
Storage  1 Slots; XQD card.
Processor Expeed 6 image processor