A Review of the Impressive Nikon Z 9 Mirrorless Camera with Firmware 2.0


Nikon’s Z 9 turned the mirrorless camera competition into a three-horse race again, keeping the pressure on Sony and Canon to keep innovating. Additionally, Nikon has just released firmware 2.0, which makes the camera even more powerful. This excellent video review examines the camera with the latest firmware installed and the kind of performance and image quality you can expect from it.

Coming from DPReview TV, this excellent video review takes a look at the new Nikon Z 9 mirrorless camera. As Nikon’s flagship, the Z 9 comes with a wide range of powerful features, including:

  • 45.7-megapixel stacked BSI CMOS sensor
  • Native ISO range of 64-25,600
  • Continuous burst rate of 20 fps raw (30 fps in JPEG, 120 fps at 11 megapixels)
  • Buffer of more than 1000 images in raw
  • Reduced vibration in the body providing up to six compensation stops
  • Fully electronic shutter with speed up to 1/32000s and super slow rolling shutter
  • 493-point phase-detection AF with sensitivity down to -8.5 EV and deep learning technology
  • 8K video at 60 fps with full pixel readout and 4K video at up to 120 fps, with 12-bit internal raw option
  • Four-axis tilting touch screen
  • Two CFexpress Type B card slots
  • Resistance to dust and humidity
  • Backlit buttons

Overall, the Nikon Z 9 looks quite impressive, even compared to the Sony a1 and Canon EOS R3. Watch the video above for the full recap.


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