Nikon Z6 manual

The Z6 is Nikon’s outstanding first attempt at a budget-friendly full-frame mirrorless camera. While on one hand, it shares a lot with the Z7 in terms of its overall looks, ergonomics, button placement, and menu system, there are some particular features that make the Z6 stand out.

Nikon Z6 user manual

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The Nikon Z6 is a hybrid still and video mirrorless camera. It features a 24.5MP BSI sensor and high-speed shooting with the buffer capacity to match. 4K Ultra HD video at 60p*. Outstanding low-light capabilities. Next-generation autofocus. The power of dual processors. Compatibility with a vertical battery grip. Wireless connectivity with smartphones and laptops and so much more.

ProsCons
Touchscreen interfaceSingle memory card slot
In-body image stabilization good for handheld shootingBattery life limited compared to a DSLR
High-resolution EVFLimited native lens selection at launch

Nikon Z6 Specs

  • Lens Mount Nikon Z
  • Camera Format Full-Frame (1x Crop Factor)
  • LPixels Actual: 25.28 Megapixel
  • Effective: 24.5 Megapixel
  • Maximum Resolution 6000 x 4000
  • Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2
  • Sensor Type CMOS
  • Sensor Size 35.9 x 23.9 mm
  • Image File Format JPEG, Raw
  • Bit Depth 14-Bit
  • Image Stabilization Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis
  • ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100 to 51200 (Extended: 50 to 204800)
  • Shutter Speed 1/8000 to 900 Seconds
  • Bulb Mode
  • Metering Method Center-Weighted Average, Highlight Weighted, Matrix, Spot
  • Exposure Modes Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
  • Exposure Compensation -5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
  • Metering Range -4 to 17 EV
  • White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
  • Continuous Shooting Up to 14 fps at 24.5 MP for up to 124 Frames
  • Interval Recording Yes
  • Self-Timer 2/5/10/20-Second Delay
  • Recording Modes H.264/MOV/MP4 4:2:0 8-Bit
  • UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.976p/25p/29.97p
  • Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 23.976p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p/100p/119.88p
  • Recording Limit Up to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
  • Video Encoding NTSC/PAL
  • Audio Recording Built-In Microphone (Stereo)
  • External Microphone Input
  • Audio File Format AAC, Linear PCM (Stereo)
  • Focus Type Auto and Manual Focus
  • Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF (C), Full-Time Servo (F), Manual Focus (M), Single-Servo AF (S)
  • Autofocus Points Phase Detection: 273
  • Viewfinder Type Electronic
  • Viewfinder Size 0.5″
  • Viewfinder Resolution 3,690,000 Dot
  • Viewfinder Eye Point 21 mm
  • Viewfinder Coverage 100%
  • Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.8x
  • Diopter Adjustment -4 to +2
  • Monitor Size 3.2″
  • Resolution 2,100,000 Dot
  • Display Type Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Built-In Flash No
  • Flash Modes First-Curtain Sync, Off, Rear Curtain/Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction
  • Maximum Sync Speed 1/200 Second
  • Flash Compensation -3 to +1 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
  • Dedicated Flash System iTTL
  • External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
  • Interface Memory Card Slot Slot 1: CFexpress Type B / XQD, Slot 2: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
  • Internal Memory None
  • Connectivity 3.5mm Headphone, 3.5mm Microphone, HDMI C (Mini), Nikon DC2, USB Type-C (USB 3.0)
  • Wireless Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • GPS No
  • Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
  • Operating Humidity 0 to 85%
  • Battery 1 x EN-EL15c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.3 x 4 x 2.7″ / 134 x 100.5 x 69.5 mm
  • Weight 1.4 lb / 615 g (Body Only)
Nikon Z6
Nikon Z6