The source published updated and expanded specifications for Nikon Z 6s and Z 7s mirrorless cameras, preliminary information about which appeared at the beginning of the week. The cameras, which will be the development of the Nikon Z 6 and Z 7, may be called the Nikon Z 6II and Z 7II, he said.
Having inherited the image sensor from their predecessors, the new cameras will also be similar in shape and size. The electronic viewfinder will also be preserved (it was previously stated that its resolution will be increased from 3.69 million points to 5.76 million points).
At the same time, the automatic focusing system will be improved with the functions of detecting faces, eyes and animals in the frame. The dual EXPEED processor will increase the frame rate when shooting video (in particular, 4K video can be shot at 60 fps), and in general the functionality associated with video will be expanded. The cameras will get more buffer memory, an improved user interface and a new Nikon EN-EL15c battery. There will be two slots for memory cards: CFexpress and SD (with support for XQD / CFX Type B and UHS-II). Powered by USB.
The Nikon Z 6s is said to be Nikon’s latest 24MP sensor.
After the release of the cameras, expected in October, a firmware update will be released to improve their functionality.
Recall, according to preliminary data, the new cameras will be more expensive than the current models Z 6 and Z 7, which can now be bought for about $ 1,800 and $ 2,500, respectively.