Just announced Nikon Z FC Camera is now available to pre-order online in the US from Amazon. The body-only price for this model is $959.95. You can also buy this with a 16-50mm Kit lens for $1,099.95 and with a 28mm Kit lens for $1,199.95. Check here for current availability and pricing.
Also available to pre-order: NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 (SE) Prime Lens ( Price: $299.95 ), NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Lens ( Silver – Price: $299.95 ).
Nikon Z FC is a retro-style mirrorless camera that looks a lot like Nikon’s film-era cameras. Both Fujifilm and Olympus have been making similar designed mirrorless bodies and have found a lot of takers as it gives a better feeling and joy when taking photos for many. It’s good to see Nikon bringing a similar-style camera for the masses.
Nikon Z FC is a DX-format camera, ie it has an APS-C sensor instead of a Full Frame sensor we saw on many other Z Series line-ups. It will be available to purchase in 6 different color combinations – Amber Brown, White, Black, Natural Gray, Sand Beige, Coral Pink, and Mint Green. Some colors won’t be that widely available.
It features a 20.9MP DX CMOS sensor with 4K @ 30fps recording supported. Nikon has powered this camera with an EXPEED 6 engine and uses an EN-EL25 battery that has a 300 shots CIPA rating. It has Mechanical controls for shutter speed, ISO and exposure compensation. Nikon uses a vari-angle flip-out screen on this model which we are seeing for the first time in a Nikon Z Series camera.
Nikon Z FC comes with a 1.0-cm/0.39-in 2360k-dot (XGA) OLED electronic viewfinder and supports Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF. It has 209 single-point AF points and Nikon’s intelligent Eye-Detection AF for video and stills for easy and better AF performance. Check out the full specs below.
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Nikon Z FC Full Specs
- Sensor size: APS-C 20.9MP DX CMOS sensor
- Camera mount: Nikon Z-Mount
- Camera type: Mirrorless
- Processor: EXPEED 6 engine
- Battery: EN-EL25 ( 300 shots CIPA rating )
- Viewfinder: 1.0-cm/0.39-in 2360k-dot (XGA) OLED electronic viewfinder
- LCD screen: 3.0 in Vari-angle TFT 1040 dots resolution
- Auto-focus features: Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF with AF assist, 209 single-point AF, Eye-Detection AF
- ISO range: ISO 100 – 51,200
- Continous shooting speed: 11 frames per second
- Max recording support: 4K UHD 3,840×2,160 / 30 fps
- Weight: 14.0 oz. (390 g)
- Storage: UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards