In a nutshell: Nikon has launched a brand new mirrorless digicam sporting a design optimized for video recording. The Nikon Z30 is an APS-C mirrorless shooter with a 20.9-megapixel CMOS picture sensor that makes use of the acquainted Nikon Z mount. There is not any digital viewfinder however the flip-out, 3.0-inch LCD panel is contact enabled and even closes inwards to reduce fingerprints, smudges and scratches when touring.
Nikon’s newest is able to recording 4K video at as much as 30 frames per second or full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) at as much as 120 fps. Max video recording time is capped at 125 minutes however this might differ relying in your recording mode and remaining battery life.
The Z30 packs twin stereo mics though these seeking to up their audio sport may need to think about non-compulsory out of doors wind muffs or an exterior microphone setup. A front-facing lamp lights up purple so that you all the time know once you’re recording.
Nikon affords a free cell app that may be paired with the Z30 for distant management, or you’ll be able to spend just a little additional and choose up the Bluetooth-powered distant to function the digicam from a distance.
The Nikon Z30 is out there to pre-order over on B&H Photo for $706.95 for the physique solely and launches in mid-July. A bundle that features a 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR lens will set you again $846.95 and one other that provides a 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR zoom lens to the combination instructions $1,196.95.
There’s additionally an non-compulsory Creator’s Accessory Kit for $149.95 that features a Rode VideoMicro microphone, a tripod grip and the aforementioned Bluetooth distant management.