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Nikon announces the release of new Z 6II & Z 7II

Go where your creativity takes you with cameras that can shoot everything you imagine. Nikon India Private Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of its new  high-resolution, FX-format (full-frame) mirrorless cameras, the new Z 6II and Z 7II offering the comprehensive imaging experience that allows users to harness the very best characteristics of the renowned NIKKOR Z lenses and Z mount.

“Never miss a moment with the new Nikon Z 6II, the best match for professionals who want to harness the power of their camera to tell compelling stories by capturing all the details and action in unmatched quality. Regardless of videos or stills, the camera keeps up with twice the speed and strength to match the fast-paced intensity of a passionate creator’s desire to visualise, create and share” said Sajjan Kumar, Managing Director of Nikon India Private Ltd.

“The new Z 7II is an astounding camera for professionals who seek ultimate imaging experience, allowing them to fully pursue their passion with the highest of standards. The high resolution is paired with the dual image-processing engines and dual card slots while being encased in a unit with dust- and drip-resistance. The Z 7II maximises the unbridled power of light with the Z mount. Professionals and creators alike can put it through the paces with confidence of its quality and performance,” added Sajjan Kumar, Managing Director of Nikon India Private Ltd.

Both the new entrants Nikon Z 6II and Z 7II comes with exciting inaugural offers*. Get assured saving of INR 5000 on purchase of the camera OR benefits of INR 10000 to INR 35000 on purchase of selected NIKKOR S line lenses when bought along with new Nikon Z 6II and Z 7II body or kit. Buyers will also get benefit of additional accessories* with the purchase. Pre-booking is open for the newly launched products at  https://www.capturewithnikon.in/pre-book-form/

The new Nikon Z6 II is built for the creators who require the flexibility in their stills and videos’ output while also getting these outputs delivered in quality and speed.

The new Nikon Z 7II is a power-packed camera is set to have the professional creators in awe over its intricate illustration of the finest of textures whilst embodying detailed lines and exquisite sharpness in a subject. All of this alongside the favourable experience of obtaining quick subject acquisitions without compromise. A truly versatile yet highly reliable companion for the professionals in the studio, it will also be instrumental for those seeking to capture impressive and fleeting scenes found in the great outdoors and adventurous terrains.

Z 6II PRIMARY FEATURES

Quality and Freedom in Motion

Begin the next chapter of the Z mount system – largest mount for abundant light, for the ultimate imaging experience. Be it daily fashion vlogs, a corporate event video, or a professional pre-wedding video for clients, creators will appreciate the high definition video resolution across various outputs. Produce full-pixel-readout full-frame 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) or Full HD in both FX- or DX-based movie formats. Get videos straight out of the camera in 8-bit for quick uploads, or select between 10-bit N-Log1 or HDR (HLG)1 for post-production needs, or for those who prefer full flexibility in colour grading and more – there is also the optional 12-bit raw video output.

Be Unbound By Limitations

Capture elegant movements from street Capoeira performers or savour the intensity of a drummer’s performance with the Z 6II’s dual EXPEED 6 image-processing engine that produces the speed to keep up.

Great for moments in motion as it offers continuous shooting speed of up to approximately 14 frames per second (fps) with autofocus (AF) and auto-exposure (AE) tracking. The Z 6II features a powerful mechanical shutter speed which ranges from 1/8000 sec to 900 sec, rest easy knowing you will not miss the action or having to worry about the rolling shutter effect. Also, the camera features dual card slots which supports CFexpress (Type B), XQD or SD (UHS-II) cards, boosting a buffer capacity where you get to take up to 124 shots.

Keep the focus locked on where the storytelling emotions are revealed – the eyes and/or faces of your subjects. Both still and video shooting with the Z 6 II benefit from the employment of the Eye-Detection AF and Animal-Detection AF technology. In addition to auto-area AF mode, the wide-area AF (L) mode also now supports both AF functions.

Always find yourself in the best view, even in extreme lowlight environments, as the camera provides superb focusing with a range of -4.5 EV, which can be extended to -6 EV (with low-light AF).

Stay on Top of Things

Up your game with the new optional MB-N11 battery pack for a fret-free experience with the battery pack that offers stability and operability during vertical shooting. Experience longer still and video shooting with up to 1.9x boosted endurance and enjoy uninterrupted shoots with the hot swap capability. In addition, users who are in the middle of an intense shoot can opt to charge via USB and they can do so without having to power off the camera.

Stay mobile and powered with the USB power supply from power banks to ensure creators have the ability to be always on for any crucial and unexpected opportunities. Handy for long hours of outdoor shooting such as interval timer shooting and time-lapse movies.

When on the move, trust that you won’t quickly run out of memory storage as the Z 6II offers dual card slots to ensure it provides you with the capacity to capture more of what you love. Fully enjoy being in the moment with the support of the fast and reliable CFexpress (Type B) or XQD memory card, while also pairing either with SD (UHS-II) card. Experience smooth read and write speed thanks to the dual image-processing engines’ support. Creators also can opt for simultaneous recording of backup images to another card.

With all fantastic outputs from your hard work, use SnapBridge Version 2.7 to transfer them to your mobile devices for your post-production, sharing to social platforms, or making notes for your clients’ review.  On top of that, enjoy the freedom and avoid the hassles of upgrading your Z 6II with each new firmware update as SnapBridge Version 2.7 enables new firmware to be downloaded and transferred direct from your mobile device to camera.

Do More and Expand

Built to keep up with the paces of the creators and professionals alike, the camera weighing only approximately 705g, also offers excellent robustness and dust- and drip-resistant performance to keep you continuing shoots even under unpredictable conditions. Be free of the restrictions of weather concerns.

With the natural view of the electronic viewfinder (EVF) at 3690k-dot Quad-VGA, always have your eyes on the prize while maintaining full control of your lens’ focusing by easily managing the focus ring that offers reverse rotation to prevent any mishandling in the wrong direction.

On top of all of that, complement the Z 6II with third-party accessories from audio to handheld gimbals to help your creations flourish even further. Your gear is expandable. This also includes serving to the needs of varying genres and expected outcomes – from silent and smooth operation in video shoots to edge-to-edge sharpness and beautiful bokeh, the ever-expanding high-performance NIKKOR lenses for you to choose from pairs superbly with your camera.

Be undaunted and indulge in your passion – the Z 6II is only the beginning to the canvas of your imagination.

Z 7II PRIMARY FEATURES

Deep into Details

When a model is making a twirl as she poses, it’s not impossible for one miss the best moment of the action. Shoot at a fast pace without losing the pivotal expressions, as the camera captures approximately 77 shots with a single burst and supports a continuous shooting of up to 10 fps at the setting of Continuous H+ with dual EXPEED 6 image-processing engines. With the speed and reliability of the two engines, coupled with dual memory card support, experience greater processing performance with no drop rate.

For the low-lit situations, navigating oneself in the challenging environment of a mountain range under the blanket of only the stars will not be a hassle as the Z 7 II provides helpful autofocus (AF) performance with a range of as low as -3 EV, and can be extended to -4 EV (with low-light AF).

Follow your subject’s actions closely with the subject-tracking AF, similar to that of the familiar 3D tracking.  Easily swap between your choice AF tracking mode without taking your eyes away from the improved electronic viewfinder (EVF), which also now automatically disables the automatic eye sensor when the monitor is tilted, via the assignment of the control to the camera’s Fn buttons.

Photo shoots, and even video shoots, of models posing with playful fur-friends are also made easier with the Eye-Detection AF and Animal-Detection AF. Following the requests of creators, the wide-area AF (L) support has also been added for both AF modes.

With all that gruelling intensity, taking a break can be helpful pause to quickly rejuvenate during a long photography session. Pick up from where you left off with its function to maintain focus position which allows you to avoid the hassle of constantly needing to readjust the focus even after the camera is turned off.

Indulge in Perfection

Answering to your professional video needs is the 4K60p to provide flawless footages of action, smooth camera motion and the extra ability to create stunning slow motion in post-production. For those seeking flexibility in colour grading for that post-production boost, the camera also supports 10-bit N-Log and the optional 12-bit raw output.

Maximise the camera’s rendering ability and harness the best Nikon has to offer when you pair the Z 7II with the NIKKOR Z lenses. The Z mount system easily ensures that light reaches the entire sensor, including the extreme corners, and as a result, images captured with the Z mount exhibit superior sharpness and clarity to the extreme edges. The ever-expanding range of lenses keeps up with the demands of creators for flexibility and dexterity.

Crafted for Excellence

The trusty mirrorless stands up to extended use in harsh environments, thanks to its superb dust- and drip-resistant performance and indisputable durability. Its compact build also makes it easy for one to travel to the ideal photographic spot while packing light.

When paired with the optional H1902 vertical-shooting battery pack, one will find that it not only extends shooting and recording times, but also offers an improved grip and increased stability when telephoto lenses are used. If extra power is required, charge with a USB power source to have longer shooting sessions, and when you are out and about, conserve power with the power-saving mode.

While on long extensive shoots, experience smooth transfer of the large amounts of data produced by the high pixel-count without worry from the dual memory card slots that support the CFexpress (Type B) card. The XQD and SD (UHS-II) cards are also compatible with no drop reduction in write speeds from the dual image-processing engines. Your passionate stories and visionary creations await you in high resolution with the Z 7 II.

Price & Availability

The new Nikon Z 6 II will be available for purchase starting 5th November 2020 across India at Nikon Authorized Stores. The price for variants is mentioned below:

ProductMRP
Z 6II Body onlyINR 164,995/-   
Z 6II Body with Z 24-70mm F/4 S lensINR 209,995/-

The new Nikon Z7 II will be available for purchase starting 10th December 2020 across India at Nikon Authorized Stores. The price for variants is mentioned below:

ProductMRP
Z 7II Body onlyINR 249,995/-   
Z 7II Body with Z 24-70mm F/4 S lensINR 294,995/-

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