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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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Editiorial reviews
34 editorial reviews
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Full Comparison

Sensor

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Sensor type
CMOS
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CMOS
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Image sensor format
FX
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N/A

Image

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ISO
  • 100
  • 51200
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  • 64
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
  • 6400
  • 12800
  • 25600
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ISO minimum
100
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64
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ISO maximum
51200
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25600
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Maximum image resolution
  • 6048
  • 4024
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  • 8256
  • 5504
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White balance modes
  • Auto
  • Cloudy
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Incandescent
  • Manual
  • Shade
  • Sunny
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  • Cloudy
  • Flash
  • Fluorescent
  • Fluorescent H
  • Fluorescent L
  • Incandescent
  • Shade
  • Sunny
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Supported image file formats
  • JPEG
  • RAW
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  • JPEG
  • RAW
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Photo effects
  • Black&White
  • Negative film
  • Neutral
  • Sepia
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N/A
Supported aspect ratios
N/A
  • 1:1
  • 3:2
  • 5:4
  • 16:9
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Optics and focus

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Maximum aperture
22
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N/A
Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
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N/A
Contrast adjustment
yes
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yes
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Brightness adjustment
yes
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yes
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Auto Focus (AF) points selection
  • Auto
  • Manual
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N/A
Saturation adjustment
N/A
yes
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Autofocus
N/A
  • Multi Point Auto Focus
  • Single Auto Focus
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Number of focus points
N/A
493
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Screen and viewfinder

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Screen size
3.2 in
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3.15 in
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Screen technology
LCD
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LCD
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Touch screen
yes
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N/A
Viewfinder
Electronic
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Electronic
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Viewfinder screen size
0.5 in
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0.5 in
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Viewfinder resolution
3690000.0 px
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3690000.0 px
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Viewfinder magnification
0.8 x
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0.8 x
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Flip-out screen
yes
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N/A
Diopter adjustment (D-D)
N/A
4 - 2
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Photography features

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Shooting modes
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Program
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  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Program
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Camera shutter type
  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
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  • Electronic
  • Mechanical
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Auto exposure lock
yes
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yes
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Self-timer delay
  • 2
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
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  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
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Flash modes
  • Flash OFF
  • Redeye Reduction
  • Slow Sync
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  • Auto
  • Manual
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Videography features

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Maximum resolution
  • 3840
  • 2160
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  • 3840
  • 2160
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Video recording
yes
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yes
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Recording resolutions
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 3840 x 2160
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  • 1920 x 1080
  • 4096 x 2160
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HD type
4K Ultra HD
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4K Ultra HD
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Video recording limit
85.0 min.
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N/A
Motion JPEG frame rate
30.0 fps
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30.0 fps
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Supported video file formats
N/A
  • MOV
  • MP4
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Camera playback
N/A
  • Movie
  • Single image
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Audio features

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Built-in microphone
yes
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yes
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Built-in speakers
yes
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N/A
Voice recording
yes
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yes
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Audio system
N/A
Stereo
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Design

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Body type
MILC
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MILC
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Colour of product
Black
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Black
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Dimensions

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Weight
20.64 oz
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20.64 oz
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Width
5.28 in
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5.28 in
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Height
3.96 in
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3.96 in
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Depth
2.66 in
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2.66 in
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Storage

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Compatible memory cards
XQD
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XQD
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Memory slots
1
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1
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Power

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Power source type
Battery
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Battery
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Battery life (CIPA)
310
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N/A
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
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Lithium-Ion
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AC adapter included
N/A
yes
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Connectivity

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HDMI
yes
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yes
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USB connector type
USB Type-C
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USB Type-C
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Microphone port
yes
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N/A
Supported WiFi types
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
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  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
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PictBridge
yes
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yes
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NFC
no
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N/A
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth version
4.2
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4.2
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