Nikon Z6 vs Nikon Z7

5.28 in
3.96 in
Nikon Z6 Digital Camera
Nikon Z6
5.28 in
3.96 in
Nikon Z7 Digital Camera
Nikon Z7
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Full Comparison

Sensor

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Image sensor formatFX
N/A

Image

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
ISO100, 5120064, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
ISO minimum10064
ISO maximum5120025600
Maximum image resolution6048.0 px8256.0 px
White balance modesAuto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Manual, Shade, SunnyCloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent L, Incandescent, Shade, Sunny
Supported image file formatsJPEG, RAWJPEG, RAW
Photo effectsBlack&White, Negative film, Neutral, Sepia
N/A
Supported aspect ratios
N/A
1:1, 3:2, 5:4, 16:9

Optics and focus

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Maximum aperture22
N/A
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
N/A
Contrast adjustmentyesyes
Brightness adjustmentyesyes
Auto Focus (AF) points selectionAuto, Manual
N/A
Saturation adjustment
N/A
yes
Autofocus
N/A
Multi Point Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Number of focus points
N/A
493

Screen and viewfinder

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Screen size3.2 in3.15 in
Screen technologyLCDLCD
Touch screenyes
N/A
ViewfinderElectronicElectronic
Viewfinder screen size0.5 in0.5 in
Viewfinder resolution3690000.0 px3690000.0 px
Viewfinder magnification0.8 x0.8 x
Flip-out screenyes
N/A
Diopter adjustment (D-D)
N/A
4 - 2

Photography features

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Shooting modesAuto, Manual, ProgramAuto, Manual, Program
Camera shutter typeElectronic, MechanicalElectronic, Mechanical
Auto exposure lockyesyes
Self-timer delay2, 5, 10, 202, 3, 5, 10, 20
Flash modesFlash OFF, Redeye Reduction, Slow SyncAuto, Manual

Videography features

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Maximum resolution3840.0 px3840.0 px
Video recordingyesyes
Recording resolutions1920 x 1080, 3840 x 21601920 x 1080, 4096 x 2160
HD type4K Ultra HD4K Ultra HD
Video recording limit85.0 min.
N/A
Motion JPEG frame rate30.0 fps30.0 fps
Supported video file formats
N/A
MOV, MP4
Camera playback
N/A
Movie, Single image

Audio features

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Built-in microphoneyesyes
Built-in speakersyes
N/A
Voice recordingyesyes
Audio system
N/A
Stereo

Design

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Body typeMILCMILC
Colour of productBlackBlack

Dimensions

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Weight20.64 oz20.64 oz
Width5.28 in5.28 in
Height3.96 in3.96 in
Depth2.66 in2.66 in

Storage

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Compatible memory cardsXQDXQD
Memory slots11

Power

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
Power source typeBatteryBattery
Battery life (CIPA)310
N/A
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
Lithium-Ion
AC adapter included
N/A
yes

Connectivity

Nikon Z6Nikon Z6Nikon Z7Nikon Z7
HDMIyesyes
USB connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Microphone portyes
N/A
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11nIEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
PictBridgeyesyes
NFCno
N/A
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)yesyes
Bluetoothyesyes
Bluetooth version4.24.2