Meet the Z series mirrorless camera for the rest of us. Tough. Insanely small. Dead simple to use. Connected to your phone. Ready to transform you into a pro-caliber creator. Your followers won’t know what hit ’em.
The Z 50 is designed around Nikon’s revolutionary Z mount, the widest lens mount of any comparable camera system. A wider mount means more light, and more light means more of everything good—sharpness, contrast, focusing speed, low light performance and image quality.
With the 20.9MP DX CMOS sensor, a robust EXPEED 6 engine and the light-gathering advantages of the wider Z mount, photos and videos shot in low light look clean and professional.
Flip down the LCD screen to activate Self Portrait Mode—perfect for taking selfies and for vlogging.
With incredible video specs like 4K Ultra HD and time-lapse, in-camera editing, 1080p slow-motion and so much more, you’ll love creating and sharing your next show-stopper with the Z 50.
New inspiration often strikes when you’re in the middle of shooting. The Z 50’s convenient i button gives you a powerful shortcut to adjust camera settings on the fly. The i menu is fully customizable, letting you choose your 12 most frequently used settings and arrange the order for convenience. You can view the i menu items on the LCD monitor or the Electronic Viewfinder (EVF). You can quickly change these while confirming the results in real time—all without taking your eyes off your subject.
Shoot a clip, trim it right in the camera, send it to your phone and post it without missing a beat.
When shooting video, you often want to use different camera settings than those you need for stills. The Z 50 lets you separately save the most appropriate settings for each shooting mode and then change smoothly between them with the flick of a lever.
Turn an ordinary moment into an epic 120 FPS slow motion 1080p Full HD video, great for bending time, speed ramping and more.
Capture 11 frames per second* continuously with full quality or up to a blazing fast 30 FPS with 8-megapixel stills in silent video mode.
Slim, sleek, rugged design for every adventure. Z 50’s strong, durable construction and weather-sealing make it tough enough to take just about anywhere. No need to baby this baby.
From camera to followers in an instant.
Connect to the Z 50 from the SnapBridge app once, and your phone and camera are bonded for life. You can transfer photos manually or set the app to automatically import every shot you take.
When you can’t be behind the camera, pull out your compatible smartphone and use it to control the Z 50. See what the camera sees, change camera settings like aperture and shutter speed, then take the photo or video.
Bring your Z 50 shots into your favorite photo and video apps for retouching, adding filters, editing, using in your stories and more—just like you would with your phone pictures.
Let’s face it, pets are great at being adorable. But sitting still for pictures? Not so much. Now great portraits of your little buddy are easier than ever with Nikon’s Animal Detection AF, available as part of the Firmware 2.0 upgrade for the Z 50. Just like Eye AF for humans, Animal Detection AF reliably finds focus on a dog or cat’s eye, even in situations that were previously difficult for Auto-Area AF.
When shooting photos, the Z 50’s outstanding autofocus system can lock onto your subject’s eye (humans and animals) and keep focus there, even when they’re in motion, for beautifully focused portraits.
Get creative with unique mood-setting filters and effects. The Z 50 includes 20 high quality Creative Picture Controls and 10 Special Effects, all of which can be previewed in real-time and applied to both photos and videos.
Get creative and capture stunning double and even multiple exposure creations with ease using the built-in multiple exposure option.
Feast your eyes on The Z 50’s stunning high-resolution Electronic Viewfinder (EVF). It activates when you bring the camera to your eye—showing you exactly how your photos and videos will look. It lets you preview Creative Picture Controls, filters, effects and camera settings in real time.
When you need to be a fly on the wall—capturing intimate moments, candid portraits, wildlife, music and more—turn on Silent Photography Mode and shoot in complete silence.
Swipe through photos and videos, touch to focus, navigate camera menus as easily as using a smartphone with the Z 50’s large high-resolution touchscreen.
Form and function in complete harmony.
The Electronic Viewfinder is slightly extended for a more comfortable glare-free fit against your eye.
Extreme attention was paid to the placement of each button and dial for comfortable, efficient handling.
You can feel the quality. Well balanced, deep grip, magnesium alloy construction… sturdy in every way.
Great content deserves a great-looking live stream. With the Z 50, you’ll get incredible sharpness, amazing clarity, and flattering depth of field when you use it with compatible webcam software and/or hardware (sold separately) or with the free Nikon Webcam Utility. Discover next-level quality when streaming on social, gaming and web conference platforms.
|Warranty||1 Year Warranty|
|Lens Mount||Nikon Z|
|Camera Format||APS-C (1.5x Crop Factor)|
|Sensor Size||23.5 x 15.7 mm|
|Image File Format||JPEG, Raw|
|Image Stabilization||Digital (Video Only)|
|ISO Sensitivity||Auto, 100 to 51200|
|Video Resolution||UHD 4K|
|Recording Limit||Up to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds|
|Autofocus points||Phase Detection: 209|
|Monitor Type||180° Tilting Touchscreen LCD|
|Built In Flash||Yes|
|Memory Card Slot||Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I)|
|Connectivity||USB Micro-B (USB 2.0), HDMI D (Micro), 3.5mm Microphone|
|Battery||EN-EL25 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.6 VDC, 1120 mAh (Approx. 300 Shots)|