The Nikon Z fc is a brand new 20 megapixel APS-C sensor mirrorless digicam with a design impressed by the traditional FM2 SLR movie digicam.
Nikon have additionally unveiled two new heritage lenses, the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Silver Version and NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 SE, to accompany the Z fc.
Pricing begins at £899 for the Z fc physique solely, with gross sales as a result of begin on twenty eighth July 2021.
Nikon UK Press Launch
London, United Kingdom, twenty ninth June 2021: Nikon at present pronounces the Nikon Z fc DX format mirrorless digicam – the primary Z-series digicam to undertake a ‘heritage’ design whereas supporting superior options. The Nikon Z fc’s exterior is impressed by the enduring Nikon FM2 SLR movie digicam launched in 1982, a pivotal product in Nikon’s historical past. Alongside the digicam itself, Nikon is releasing two new lenses that complement its heritage type; the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Silver Version and NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 SE.
The Nikon Z fc’s compact, light-weight physique is very moveable however packs excellent operability and rendering functionality, making it straightforward to deal with for each present and first-time mirrorless digicam customers.
Design inspiration from a legendary digicam
Right here, there’s ardour within the element. The pentaprism design and the stability between black and silver components on the Nikon Z fc’s physique replicate the FM2, as do the adoption of a round eyepiece for the digital viewfinder (EVF), the design of the dials, and the inscribed Nikon brand from the 1970-80s. Dependable robustness, in the meantime, is achieved by using magnesium alloy.
Simplified operation and inventive expression
The highest of Nikon Z fc’s physique options three dials and a small window that shows the aperture. The dials management shutter pace, publicity compensation and ISO sensitivity, enabling setting modifications with easy operation. Additional, the i button and that i menu, which permit customers to shortly alter a wide range of settings with the press of a button, could be customised primarily based on the consumer’s particular person taking pictures preferences.
For the primary time in a Nikon Z sequence digicam, the Nikon Z fc helps publicity compensation throughout AUTO mode, enabling customers to attain their desired expression by growing brightness and enhancing silhouettes, and so on. The digicam additionally options 20 Inventive Image Management choices that ship distinctive expressions. By deciding on themes with totally different parameters reminiscent of hue, firming and saturation, customers can specific a wide range of moods, in addition to alter results to their style.
Enhanced focus capabilities and vari-angle taking pictures
The Nikon Z fc helps Eye-Detection AF and Animal-Detection AF with the taking pictures of stills and video—options initially launched on the Nikon Z 7II and Nikon Z 6II. The wide-area AF (L) AF-area mode is supported, additional making certain the clear seize of eyes and faces by limiting the focusing space. Steady give attention to the eyes of the supposed topic when there are a number of individuals within the body, or the monitoring of eyes of a pet that’s transferring, may also be achieved.
The seize of clear stills and movies in darkish conditions is made attainable by masking a large normal sensitivity vary of ISO 100-51200*. Moreover, vertical taking pictures from low or excessive angles is enabled with the adoption of the primary vari-angle monitor amongst Z sequence cameras. When the monitor is rotated to the entrance, the digicam robotically switches to self-portrait mode, enabling clean selfie taking pictures with contact operation.
Elevated connectivity by way of SnapBridge Ver. 2.8
The SnapBridge app can be utilized to switch images and movies recorded with the digicam to a wise system**, making it straightforward for customers to share them on social media. The newest digicam firmware may also be obtained by means of the applying.
Snapbridge Ver. 2.8, with a brand new consumer interface, now helps two automated connection modes: foreground mode and background mode. The foreground mode connects with the digicam solely when the app is activated, decreasing digicam battery consumption. The background mode incorporates a fixed connection, transferring pictures robotically even when the app will not be activated.
Extra digicam options
• A pure view with minimal aberration is achieved with the EVF that employs an natural EL panel
• Video recording supporting 4K UHD with out crop utilizing the DX-based film picture space
• Helps Full-time AF (AF-F) devoted for video recording
• Sluggish-motion video taking pictures is made straightforward by merely deciding on a picture measurement and body fee
• Helps Webcam Utility, software program that permits the Nikon Z fc for use as an internet digicam
• Product package deal and accompanying digicam strap match the type of Nikon Z fc’s heritage design
• Helps USB energy supply with the digicam turned on in addition to USB charging
Lenses: the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Silver Version and NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 SE
The NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Silver Version is an ordinary zoom lens primarily based on the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR that includes a silver exterior design to match the Nikon Z fc. The lens is compact and light-weight, with a complete size of approx. 32mm and whole weight of approx. 135 g. It’s a handy lens to hold round, whereas delivering excessive decision all through the zoom vary. The NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Silver Version can be utilized in a wide range of on a regular basis scenes, from landscapes and snapshots to portrait images.
The NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 SE is a compact and light-weight lens that’s splendid for portraits and still-life pictures, offering the graceful bokeh that’s distinctive to prime lenses. The lens incorporates a heritage design impressed by traditional NIKKOR lenses from across the time the FM2 was launched. Through the use of the identical coating because the Nikon Z fc, the NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 SE matches its traditional aesthetic.
* Expandable as much as ISO 204800. The utmost normal sensitivity for video recording is ISO 25600.
** iPhone®, iPad®, iPod contact®, and Android™ units to which the SnapBridge app has been put in can be utilized. The SnapBridge app could be downloaded freed from cost from the App Retailer® and Google Play™. See Nikon’s web site for additional data.
Z fc physique solely – £899.00 UK | €1,049.00 ROI
Z fc + Z 28mm f/2.8 SE package – £1,129.00 UK | €1,299.00 ROI
Z fc + Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 package – £1,039.00 UK | €1,199.00 ROI
Z fc + Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 + Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 package – £1,249.00 UK | €1,439.00 ROI
Z fc Vlogger package – £1,189.00 UK | €1,349.00 ROI
Z 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR SL – £329.00 UK | €369.00 ROI
Restricted version Hawkesmill leather-based digicam strap
For a restricted time solely, get a free Hawkesmill leather-based strap value £70 whenever you purchase the Z fc unique to Nikon Retailer UK, Sweden, Denmark, Finland solely.