- 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
- 3.2" 4-Axis Tilting Touchscreen LCD
- CFx Type B & SD Memory Card Slots
- 5 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
- 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 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty
The Ultimate Hybrid Camera
The Z8 packs a power punch — with an advanced processor, high-resolution sensor, 4K video capability, and hybrid autofocus for sharp photos with minimal effort — all while remaining lightweight and easy to carry. This makes it easy for you to be creative on the move without sacrificing quality! Plus, you get access to extra features like customizable controls and settings so you can adjust and suit your unique style. With its rugged construction and professional build quality, this dream camera will stay by your side for years of reliable service.
Compact follow-up to Z 9. True successor to D850.
Every feature of this ultra-sleek camera is built to perform and deliver professional results. For Imaging professionals who demand maximum performance out of their gear, there’s no better choice than the Nikon Z8. Whether you’re a photographing genius or a videography connoisseur, you can trust the Z8 to take your craft to the next level.
See it to believe it.
A powerhouse for video.
This phenomenal device is fully capable of taking your art to the next level – from stunning 8K/60p and 4K/120p videos to jaw-dropping stills taken with unprecedented capture speeds.
With its lighter body and less setup time, it’s perfect for gimbal shooting and long shoots. It boasts a comfortable grip that allows you to hold the camera more securely and easily, freeing up your hands to compose stunning shots. In short, it’s the ideal tool for serious photographers and exigent filmmakers who want uncompromising performance in an ultra-lightweight package. For travelers or anyone on the go, this camera offers immense portability convenience without sacrificing features or quality.
A dream for photography.
As modern as it gets – boasting 45.7MP for still photography – this camera offers more flexibility than ever before. Its 24-120mm equivalent focal range gives photographers the opportunity to explore a wide variety of focal lengths and perspectives, allowing for creative experimentation like never before.
Blazing fast frame rates.
Perfect for capturing hard-to-get action shots of birds, sports, or any other fast-moving subject. The Z 8 gives you the confidence and versatility to capture any fleeting moment in pristine detail – from wedding receptions to once-in-a-lifetime milestones. With the Nikon Z8 on your side, those “lost forever” moments will now be frozen in time in stunning clarity.
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.
Easily make skin look its best while keeping eyes and hair tack-sharp. Works for up to 3 subjects in a shot.
Taking a shot in the dark is no longer a shot in the dark.
Major buttons are softly illuminated for easier operation in the dark.
Detects and tracks more subjects than any other mirrorless system.
People, cats, dogs, birds, airplanes, motorbikes, vehicles, bicycles and trains.
With its lightning-fast autofocus that can lock onto a subject's eyes quickly and accurately - even if they're covered by hair, glasses or goggles, right-side up or upside down - you'll never miss capturing those emotions-filled moments again.
Edge to Edge Sharpness
This groundbreaking camera revolutionizes photography by introducing a cutting-edge Over Sensitivity Light Technology (OSLT) that allows maximum light capture. With this innovation, you’ll be able to take truly awe-inspiring images that both accurately depict reality and add artistry and creativity to your images. The OSLT technology offers increasingly sharp details and textures in every photo – all radiating from corner to corner for a crystal clear, vibrant image that demands attention.
Use DSLR lenses with no loss of image quality.
Attach the FTZ II Mount Adapter (sold separately) and use over approximately 360 Nikon F-Mount lenses with no loss of image quality and all the benefits of the Z 8’s extraordinary sensor, image processing and in-body image stabilization.
Pro build and operation.
Fast, convenient connectivity.
Its SuperSpeed USB connector allows for fast and efficient file transfers and connecting the camera to a variety of accessories, so you'll always have access to exactly what you need. Plus, it has another dedicated USB port just for charging so you can keep your camera powered up and ready to go at all times.
|Lens Mount||Nikon Z|
|Sensor Resolution||Actual: 52.37 Megapixel |
Effective: 45.7 Megapixel (8256 x 5504)
|Image Sensor||35.9 x 23.9 mm (Full-Frame) CMOS|
|Image Stabilization||Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis|
|Capture Type||Stills & Video|
|Shutter Type||Electronic Shutter|
|Shutter Speed||Electronic Shutter |
1/32000 to 30 Seconds
0 to 900 Seconds in Manual Mode
|Bulb/Time Mode||Bulb Mode|
|ISO Sensitivity||Photo/Video |
64 to 25,600 (Extended: 32 to 102,400)
|Metering Method||Center-Weighted Average, Highlight Weighted, Matrix, Spot|
|Exposure Modes||Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority|
|Exposure Compensation||-5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)|
|Metering Range||-3 to 17 EV|
|White Balance||2500 to 10,000K |
Presets: Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset Manual, Shade
|Continuous Shooting||Electronic Shutter |
Up to 20 fps at 45.7 MP for up to 1000 Frames (Raw)
Up to 30 fps at 45.7 MP for Unlimited Frames (JPEG)
Up to 60 fps at 19 MP
Up to 120 fps at 11 MP
Still Image Capture
|Image Sizes||3:2 |
8256 x 5504
6192 x 4128
4128 x 2752
|Aspect Ratio||1:1, 3:2, 16:9|
|Image File Format||JPEG, Raw|
|Internal 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
7680 x 4320 at 24.00/59.94 fps
|External Recording Modes||HDMI |
UHD 8K (7680 x 4320) up to 29.97 fps
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)
|Sensor Crop Modes||Super35 / APS-C |
4K (3840 x 2160)
1080p (1920 x 1080)
|Built-In Microphone Type||Stereo|
|Audio Recording||2-Channel 24-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio|
|Media/Memory Card Slot||Slot 1: CFexpress Type B / XQD |
Slot 2: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
|Video I/O||1 x HDMI Output|
|Audio I/O||1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Input |
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input/Output
|Power I/O||1 x USB-C Input|
|Other I/O||1 x USB-C Data Output |
1 x Nikon 10-Pin Control Input
|Wireless||2.4 / 5 GHz Wi-Fi (802.11b/g), Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) |
|Mobile App Compatible||Yes: Android & iOS |
*As of May, 2023: Check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date compatibility
|Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)||None|
|Display Type||4-Axis Tilting Touchscreen LCD|
|Secondary Display||Top: Status Display|
|Type||Built-In Electronic (OLED)|
|Eye Point||23 mm|
|Diopter Adjustment||-4 to +3|
|Type||Auto and Manual Focus|
|Mode||Continuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF|
|Autofocus Points||Photo, Video |
Phase Detection: 493
|Autofocus Sensitivity||-9 to +19 EV|
|Flash Modes||First-Curtain Sync, Off, Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction|
|Maximum Sync Speed||1/200 Second|
|Flash Compensation||-3 to +1 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)|
|Dedicated Flash System||iTTL|
|External Flash Connection||Hot Shoe|
|Operating Temperature||14 to 104°F / -10 to 40°C|
|Operating Humidity||0 to 85%|
|Battery Type||1 x EN-EL15c Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7 VDC, 2280 mAh (Approx. 340 Shots)|
|Tripod Mounting Thread||1 x 1/4"-20 Female (Bottom)|
|Accessory Mount||1 x Hot Shoe Mount on Camera Body|
|Material of Construction||Magnesium Alloy|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||5.7 x 4.7 x 3.3" / 144 x 118.5 x 83 mm|
|Weight||2.0 lb / 910 g (With Battery, Recording Media)|