Nikon D850 vs Nikon Z6

5.75 in
4.88 in
Nikon D850 Digital Camera
5.28 in
3.96 in
Nikon Z6 Digital Camera
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
4.8 / 5
18 editorial reviews
4.8 / 5
15 editorial reviews
User rating
(4.6) 9 ratings
(5.0) 2 ratings

Full Comparison

Sensor

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor formatFXFX
Sensor size1.41 in
N/A
Effective pixels45.75 Mpx
N/A
Max resolution8256x5504 px
N/A

Image

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
ISO64, 25600100, 51200
ISO minimum
64
100
ISO maximum25600
51200
Maximum image resolution8256x5504 px6048x4024 px
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent L, Incandescent, SunnyAuto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny
Supported image file formatsJPG, RAWJPEG, RAW
Photo effectsBlack&White, Negative film, Sepia, VividBlack&White, Negative film, Neutral, Sepia
Supported aspect ratios1:1, 5:4
N/A
HDR
yesyes
N/A
AEB/HDR support
yesyes
N/A

Optics and focus

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Lens mountNikon AF-S
N/A
Optical zoom5 x
N/A
Magnification (Crop factor)1 x
N/A
Maximum aperture4
22
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
N/A
Focus adjustmentAuto/ManualAuto/Manual
Contrast autofocus
yesyes
N/A
Contrast adjustment
yesyes
yesyes
Brightness adjustment
yesyes
yesyes
Autofocus in recording mode
yesyes
N/A
AutofocusContinuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
N/A
Auto Focus (AF) lock
yesyes
N/A
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)153
N/A
Image stabiliserLens based only
N/A
Filter diameter3.03 in
N/A
Phase detection autofocus
yesyes
N/A
Number of AF points (contrast)99
N/A
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
N/A
Auto, Manual

Screen and viewfinder

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Screen size3.20 in3.20 in
Articulated LCD
yesyes
N/A
Screen technologyLCDLCD
Screen dots2360000
N/A
Touch screen
yesyes
yesyes
Live view
yesyes
N/A
ViewfinderOpticalElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100 %
N/A
Viewfinder magnification0.75 x0.8 x
Separate info display
yesyes
N/A
Flip-out screen
nono
yesyes
Viewfinder screen size
N/A
0.50 in
Viewfinder resolution
N/A
3690000 px

Photography features

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Shooting modesAuto, Manual, Program, SceneAuto, Manual, Program
Camera shutter typeElectronic, MechanicalElectronic, Mechanical
Number of exposures2
N/A
Auto exposure lock
yesyes
yesyes
Continuous shooting
yesyes
N/A
Self-timer delay2, 5, 10, 20 s2, 5, 10, 20 s
Histogram
yesyes
N/A
Flash sync speed1/250s
N/A
Flash modesAuto, Normal, Slow SyncFlash OFF, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
External flash connectionHot shoe
N/A
Flash metering systemi-TTL
N/A
Manual settings
yesyes
N/A
Speed (RAW)7 fps
N/A
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 1.0±EV
N/A

Videography features

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Maximum resolution3840x2160 px3840x2160 px
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
Recording resolutions1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 px1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 px
HD type4K Ultra HD4K Ultra HD
Supported video file formatsH.264, MOV, MP4, MPEG-4
N/A
Camera playbackMovie, Single image, Slide show
N/A
Video recording limit70 min.
85 min.
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
N/A
Max frame rate (highest resolution)30 fps
N/A
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)120 fps
N/A
Motion JPEG frame rate30 fps30 fps

Audio features

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Voice recording
yesyes
yesyes
Audio systemStereo
N/A
Built-in speakers
N/A
yesyes

Design

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Body typeSLRMILC
Body materialAluminum-magnesium
N/A
Colour of productBlackBlack
Anti-dust system
yesyes
N/A
Environmentally sealed
yesyes
N/A

Dimensions

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Weight2.02 lb
1.29 lb
Width5.75 in
5.28 in
Height4.88 in
3.96 in
Depth3.09 in
2.66 in

Storage

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXC, XQDXQD
Dual memory card slots
yesyes
N/A
Memory slots21
Storage typesSDHC, SD, SDXC, XQD
N/A

Power

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
Power source typeBatteryBattery
Battery life (CIPA)
1840
310
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC adapter included
yesyes
N/A

Connectivity

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
HDMI
yesyes
yesyes
HDMI connector typeMini
N/A
USB port
yesyes
N/A
USB connector typeMicro-USB BUSB Type-C
USB version3.1
N/A
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11gIEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
PictBridge
yesyes
yesyes
NFC
yesyes
nono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
yesyes
Bluetooth
yesyes
yesyes
Bluetooth version4.14.2
Firewire
nono
N/A
Microphone port
N/A
yesyes

Other features

Nikon D850Nikon D850Nikon Z6Nikon Z6
GPS
yesyes
yesyes
Languages supportMulti
N/A
Tripod mounting supported
yesyes
N/A
Tripod thread1.00 in
N/A