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Nikon Launches Z 7 & Z 6 Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras In India

| September 19 , 2018 , 14:05 IST

Nikon India on Wednesday has launched two new products Nikon FX-format (full-frame) mirrorless cameras Nikon Z 7 and Nikon Z 6.

The three new NIKKOR Z lenses are the standard zoom NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S, the wide-angle prime NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S, and the standard prime NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S.

Both of the cameras were announced in the international market last month and has been launched in India, with a starting price of Rs 1,69,950.

Speaking to media, Managing Director, Nikon India Mr Sajjan Kumar said, "The new products are designed to deliver a new standard of optical excellence embodying the technological brilliance in new mount and optics, yet retaining our renowned legacy, the mirrorless cameras brings imaging to new heights and challenges the norm. With features that offer creative possibilities, the cameras deliver an unparalleled standard of optical brilliance that are sure to delight a photographer’s fancy. Packed with powerful features, all the products showcase Nikon’s legendary craftsmanship that will empower users to expand the realm of photographic capabilities."

He further added, "The all-new Z series mirrorless cameras and NIKKOR Z lenses unlocks a new dimension in optical excellence for photographers and videographers. The mirrorless camera systems inherit a new dimension of Nikon quality and optical performance while supporting future advances in video & image making."

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While the Z6 body only starts at Rs 1,69,950, the Z7 begins at Rs 2,69,950 for the body-only SKU. Moreover one can buy the body + 24-70mm lens kit for Rs 45,000 more and Z7 Mount Adapter FTZ Kit for Rs 2,81,950, and the Z6 Mount Adapter FTZ Kit for Rs 1,81,950. The full kit which includes the lens and the mount adapter is priced at Rs 3,26,950 for the Z7 and Rs 2,26,950 for the Z6.

With these cameras, Nikon has also introduced the new S-Line of lenses and lens mounts. This new line includes three new lenses – the 24-70mm lens which is priced at Rs 78,450. There’s a new 35mm f/1.8 as well, with a price tag of Rs 66,950 and a Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 lens priced at Rs 50,950.

While the FTZ mount will ensure that your old F-Line lenses don’t become obsolete and can be used as the S-Line lenses, maintaining compatibility. This is priced at Rs 19,950.

Both cameras look nearly identical and the highlight is the size of the sensor. The Nikon Z7, with its 45.7-megapixel sensor and 64-25600 dynamic ISO, is aimed primarily at professionals. The Nikon Z6, on the other hand, gets a 24.5-megapixel sensor with ISO range of 100-51200.

It is learnt that all the new products listed below will be available for purchase across India from 27th September 2018

Nikon Digital Camera  Z7: INR 269,950

Nikon Digital Camera  Z7 + NIKKOR Z 24-70mm F/4 S + Mount Adapter FTZ Kit: INR 326,950

Nikon Digital Camera  Z7 + NIKKOR Z 24-70mm F/4 S Kit: INR 314,950

Nikon Digital Camera  Z7 + Mount Adapter FTZ Kit: INR 281,950

NIKKOR Z 24-70mm F/4 S: INR 78,450

NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S: INR 66,950

Mount Adapter FTZ: INR 19,950