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Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Digital Camera Body

The Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Digital Camera is the latest release from Nikon in the Z-Line Mirrorless Camera Series. The Z 8 is the baby Z9, Nikon Z9 in a sleeker and more compact body design. Providing notable high-end features for professional photographers as well as videographers making it the ultimate hybrid camera.

The Nikon Z 8 Mirrorless Digital Camera features the same sensor, processing, and autofocus capabilities in a more portable design, this makes it easier for event shooting and other handheld applications and better suiting use on a gimbal.

  • 45.7MP FX-Format Stacked CMOS Sensor
  • Lightweight Design, 30% Smaller than Z9
  • 8.3K 60p N-RAW, 4.1K 60p ProRes RAW
  • 8K30p and 4K120p Video, 10-Bit Internal
  • Up to 20 fps Raw, 30 fps JPEG Shooting
  • 493-Point AF, AI-Based Subject Detection
  • Blackout-Free Real Live Viewfinder
  • CFx Type B & SD Memory Card Slots
  • 5 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

The Z8 gives you the edge when capturing birds, sports, weddings and wildlife.

Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Digital Camera

The Ultimate Hybrid Camera

Powerful performance. Professional build. Compact, lightweight handling. A dream camera for videos and stills.

A compact follow-up to Z9.

The true successor to D850.

Packed with Z9 flagship technology.

Captivating.

45.7MP stills with beautiful colours.

All in one.

Unrivalled in-camera 8K UHD video capabilities.

Fast.

Burst speeds up to 120 fps for stills.

Powerful.

Our most advanced image processing engine.

Unmatched.

All-electronic shutter with the world’s least rolling shutter distortion1.

Intelligent.

Autofocus with subject detection developed from deep learning.

Advanced.

Real-Live Viewfinder with zero blackouts.

A powerhouse for video.

Internal 8K/60p and 4K/120p video.

12-bit

N-RAW

Up to 8K/60p and 4K/120p

All the depth and detail of 12-bit RAW in a file half the size of ProRes RAW HQ files.

12-bit ProRes 

RAW HQ

Up to 4K/60p

A professional go-to for its flexibility, consistency and practicality when editing footage taken by different types of cameras all using this codec.

10-bit ProRes

422 HQ

Up to 4K/60p

An industry standard for its rich depth and detail, easy grading and flexibility to edit on-the-go from a laptop.

Full HDProxy Files

Simultaneously created in-camera when shooting in ProRes RAW and N-RAW, making editing footage a quicker and smoother process.

N-Log Profile

Utilise extensive colour depth and dynamic range to give more control over the look of your final footage.

Agile. Modular. Compact & Lightweight

Hold the camera more comfortably and move around more smoothly. Take advantage of a lighter camera system when shooting on a gimbal, with fewer cables and less setup time.

Pro Audio

Capture 24-bit linear PCM sound right to the memory card alongside your footage. Compatible with professional XLR microphones using Tascam’s digital adapter CA-XLR2d-AN (sold separately).

Expandable with Accessories

Nikon proudly partners with leading innovative brands to minimise the gear you need for a shoot and bring the best experience to the Z 8.

A dream for photography. 45.7MP stills, more flexible than ever.

RAW

14-bit

Capture the full dynamic range, colour and image information captured by the Z 8’s exceptional 45.7MP full-frame sensor.

High Efficiency

RAW

14-bit

Retain the outstanding image quality of traditional RAW with approximately 1/3 smaller file size.

HEIF

10-bit

Richer tonal gradation than JPEG with increased luminance at a comparable file size. Great for stills and creating 8K HLG time-lapse videos in-camera.

JPEG

8-bit

Applies all of the camera settings to the file for smaller file sizes and quick, easy use.

Blazing fast frame rates.

With unrivalled burst speeds and a seemingly bottomless buffer the

Z 8 gives you the edge when photographing birds, sports, weddings

and once-in-a-lifetime moments.

All-electronic shutter with no moving parts.

Performs at lighting-fast speeds with no vibration, noise or wear and tear and virtually no rolling shutter distortion.

Recover the shots you missed with Pre-Release Capture.

The Z 8 can record the moments before and after you actually press the shutter release button, saving shots that would otherwise have been missed.

Beautiful portraits made easy.

Skin Softening

Easily make skin look its best while keeping eyes and hair tack-sharp. Works for up to 3 subjects in a shot.

Portrait Impression Balance

Simple, precise control over the hues and brightness, all optimized for skin tones.

Improved White Balance

Manual adjustments are faster and more intuitive, and Auto WB has been optimized for human subjects.

Taking a shot in the dark is no longer a shot in the dark.

  • Creativity, built right in.
  • Creative Picture Controls
  • Motion Blend
  • Interval Shooting
  • 900-sec. Long Exposure
  • Focus Shift Photography
  • Multiple Exposure Mode

Fast, accurate autofocus.

Nikon’s most advanced autofocus system.

Sophisticated AF algorithm.

Developed using deep learning technology.

Performs in extreme low light.

Focus all the way down to -9.0 EV2.

Combines subject detection and 3D tracking.

Follows the fastest, most erratic subjects.

Detects and tracks more subjects than any other mirrorless system.

People, cats, dogs, birds, airplanes, motorbikes, vehicles, bicycles and trains.

Fast. Accurate. Eye AF for Videos and Stills

Lock on to the eyes of people, pets and birds, even when they’re small in the frame, covered by hair, glasses or goggles, right-side up or upside down.

Custom Focus Areas

Wide-area AF offers 20 custom options for defining your focus area.* Ensure the bride and groom are in sharp focus, even when wedding guests are in the foreground.

Enhanced Low-light Focusing

Subject detection and AF work all the way down to -6.5 EV. Activate Starlight Mode, and focus all the way down to -9 EV.

Camera

Megapixels
Actual: 52.37 Megapixel
Effective: 45.7 Megapixel (8256 x 5504)
Frame Rate
Movie
8K UHD 7,680 × 4,320 / 30p (progressive)
8K UHD 7,680 × 4,320 /25p/24p
4K UHD 3,840 × 2,160 /120p/100p/60p50p/30p/25p/24p
Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 /120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p
Actual frame rates for 120p, 100p, 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively
ISO Range
64 to 25,600 (Extended: 32 to 102,400)
Memory
Slot 1: CFexpress Type B / XQD
Slot 2: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
IBIS (In-Body Image Stabilisation)
Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis
Lens Mount
Nikon Z
Sensor Type
(Full-Frame) CMOS
Sensor Size Type
CMOS
Sensor Actual Size
35.9 x 23.9mm
Fastest Shutter Speed
1/32000 to 30 Seconds
0 to 900 Seconds in Manual Mode
Longest Shutter Speed
Not Specified
Flash Sync Speed
1/200 Second
Focus Points
Photo, Video Phase Detection: 493
Processor
Not Specified
Video
Recording Modes H.265 4:2:2 10-Bit
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100 fps
ProRes 422 HQ 4:2:2 10-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
H.265 4:2:0 8-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
H.264 4:2:0 8-Bit
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100 fps
Raw 12-Bit
7680 x 4320 at 24.00/59.94 fps
File Formats
JPEG, Raw
Built-in Flash
No
Weather Sealing
Not Specified
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What's in the box

  • Nikon Z8 Mirrorless Camera
    • Nikon EN-EL15c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
    • Nikon MH-25a Battery Charger
    • Nikon UC-E24 USB Cable
    • HDMI/USB Cable Clip
    • Nikon BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cap
    • Nikon AN-DC26 Camera Strap
    • Nikon BF-N1 Body Cap
    • Nikon DK-33 Rubber Eyecup
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty

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This camera continues to impress whether you are shooting stills or video. The high pixel count and various features put this model at the top of the ladder whether it be form weddings, fashion or wildlife.

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