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Nikon Unveils the Z6III

Posted on Jul 2, 2024 by Pro Moviemaker

A Mid-Range Camera with High-End Performance

The Nikon Z6III is a powerful mid-range full-frame camera with 6K video, fast AF, and exceptional image quality – for photographers and videographers.

Nikon announced the release of the Z6III, the latest addition to its acclaimed Z series of midrange full-frame cameras. Drawing inspiration from the flagship Z8 and Z9 models, the Z6III promises to be a compact yet formidable tool for both photographers and videographers. This new model brings high-end features to a more accessible price point, making it an ideal choice for those looking to elevate their creative work.

A New Benchmark in Performance

At the core of the Z6III is the world’s first partially stacked full-frame CMOS sensor, paired with the powerful EXPEED 7 processor. This combination delivers exceptional image quality, dynamic range, and color fidelity, while also enabling the camera to maintain a compact form factor. The Z6III’s sensor and processor duo ensure blazing fast autofocus (AF) calculations and electronic viewfinder (EVF) refresh rates, enhancing the shooting experience significantly.

Stunning Stills and Video

The Z6III is designed to excel in both still photography and video recording. Stills photographers can benefit from a smooth view through the viewfinder and can shoot at an impressive 120 frames per second (fps) without the risk of rolling shutter distortion. For videographers, the camera offers internal 6K/60P (RAW) video recording, as well as the ability to create detailed 4K UHD videos oversampled from 6K. Additionally, Nikon’s intelligent subject detection and robust AF system, which works down to –10 EV, ensure that both stills and videos are sharp and well-focused, even in challenging lighting conditions.

Advanced Viewing and Connectivity

The Z6III features the brightest EVF in its class, with a wide DCI-P3 colour range that guarantees lifelike colours and high-definition views. This mirrorless camera is the first to include such an advanced EVF, making it easier for users to capture and evaluate their images accurately.

Furthermore, the upcoming Nikon Imaging Cloud service will provide users with direct-to-camera firmware updates, cloud image storage, and exclusive image recipes, enhancing the overall user experience and workflow.

Key Features of the Nikon Z6III

  • Partially Stacked 24.5 MP Full-Frame Sensor: Delivers clean, detailed images with superb dynamic range and colour fidelity. The native ISO range extends from 100 to 64000, expandable to 50-204800.
  • 6K RAW Video Recording: Capable of internal 6K/60P (RAW) and 5.4K/60P (YUV) recording, with 4K UHD/60P video oversampled from 6K.
  • Pro-Quality Sound: External mic input for professional sound quality.
  • Bright EVF with Wide Colour Gamut: 4000-nit, 5670k-dot EVF with a 60 fps refresh rate and DCI-P3 colour gamut.
  • High-Speed Shooting: Up to 120 fps with AF/AE and Pre-Release Capture.
  • Flagship AF Features: Reliable tracking and AF down to –10 EV.
  • Powerful Vibration Reduction: 8.0 stops of 5-axis image stabilisation and E-VR for video.
  • Articulating Touchscreen: 2100k-dot high-resolution vari-angle monitor.
  • Durable and Lightweight: Weighs approximately 750 g, with weather sealing and cold resistance.
  • Dual Card Slots: Supports CFexpress Type B, XQD, and UHS-II SD cards.
  • Optional Vertical Battery Grip: Nikon’s Power Battery Pack MB-N14 for extended shooting and better balance with telephoto lenses.

With the Z6III, Nikon has raised the bar for mid-range full-frame cameras, offering a blend of performance, versatility, and portability. Whether you are a seasoned professional or an enthusiastic hobbyist, the Z6III is equipped to meet your creative demands and inspire your next photographic adventure.

For more information, visit Nikon’s official website or your nearest Nikon retailer.

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