Capturing the perfect snapshot depends on many factors. The quality of the camera is one of the essential parameters. Nikon is known for producing high-quality cameras. Nikon has come up with Nikon Z6 II. At the rate of 1999.95 USD, it is delivering features the user seeks in a perfect camera.
- EN-EL15c Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
- UC-E24 USB Cable
- DK-29 Rubber Eyecup
- BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cap
- MH-25a Battery Charger
- HDMI/USB Cable Clip
- AN-DC19 Camera Strap
- BF-N1 Body Cap
- 3.6M-dot Quad-VGA EVF
- Dual card slots – CFexpress( Type-B) and XQD
- Two EXPEED 6 Processing Engine
- 615-gram weight (With battery, it is 705 grams)
- 24.5 MP BSI Sensor
- 14 fps
- 4K Ultra-HD Video at 60p
- next-gen autofocus
- MB-N11 Grip
- Eye-Detection AF
- 5-axis VR image stabilization
- 900-seconds exposures
- Snapbridge App Connectivity
- Nikon’s Webcam Utility live streaming
Nikon Z6 II is a light-weight with a dimension of 134 x 101 x 70mm. So, it is easy to carry from one place to another. MB-N11 grip is an ideal accessory. The grip helps to take portrait photoshoots. Hence, the user can hold it in a vertical format. Also, it increases battery performance by 1.9 times. MB-N11 carries two EN-EL re-chargeable Li-ion batteries. Some of the other elements of MB-N11 are:
- Vertical Shutter Button
- Main and Sub-commands dials
- AF-ON button
- Fn buttons
Sensors & Cards
Nikon Z6 II carries a 24.5 MP BSI Sensor. A BSI sensor increases the amount of light captured. So, it delivers a low-light ISO (Sports) score of 3299. Also, it helps to find a balance between resolution and processing power. The CFexpress card provides a data transfer rate of 1 GB/s. As a result, it has a read-rate of 1700 MB/s and a write-rate of 1480 MB/s. It will help the user capture physical landscapes and the environment with ease at such a rate. The storage capacity in XQD cards is around 2 TB. So, it enhances the volume of pictures one can take.
Nikon Z6 II offers a frame rate of 14 fps. Frame rate is the frequency with which the display of consecutive frames appears. So, a higher fps will be able to capture fast-moving actions in a better way. With a 3.5x buffer size than previous generations, Nikon Z6 II helps to go continuous shooting. The camera has a recording capability of 4K Ultra-HD Video at 60p. Thus, it lets the user capture every detail of the scene. Also, the users will get the option to upgrade the firmware in February 2021. But, the firmware upgrade will lift the 8-bit and DX-crop mode only.
Imagining the Imaging
Eye-Detection AF is powerful in the Nikon Z6 II. The camera can detect the eyes of humans and animals. Boundaries of any eye can get fixed by Wide-Area Mode. Even if a bird sits on your terrace someday, you will get the delicate moments to capture the eyes of the bird. The frame coverage of Nikon Z6 II’s AF is 90%. So, the user can focus on any of the 273 frames. One can also slow down the movements with 120p Full HD footage that can be played back at 30p, 25p, or 24p. The images get sharpness due to 5-axis stabilization. Also, it helps to keep the video steady. Nikon Z6 II can take 300 photos in a series to enhance the focus position.
Nikon Z6 II covers all aspects of photography. It has enhanced the focus, quality of images, and better tracking of movements. In a real sense, it is like a paradise for photographers.
Source: Nikon Z6 II: A Complete Review