Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera review
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- Review Title: Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera
- Available Models: Nikon Z9 mirrorless camera, Nikon Z8 mirrorless camera, Nikon Z7ii mirrorless camera, Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera, Nikon Z6II mirrorless camera, Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera review, Nikon Z5 mirrorless camera, Nikon Z50 mirrorless camera, Nikon Z30 mirrorless camera, Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera
- Review Category: #Nikon #MirrorlessCamera
- Price Range: 2 (where 1 is very cheap and 5 is very expensive based on a comparison of products in the same category)
- Price: $659.95
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera product highlights
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera product highlights:
- APS-C size
- 20.9 megapixels
- ISO 100-51200
- 6 EXPEED
- Eye-/Animal-Detection AF for stills
- Eye-/Animal-Detection AF for videos
- Heritage design
- Vari-angle monitor
- Creative Picture Controls
- Touch screen
- 4K UHD/30p
- Self-portrait mode
- Premium Exterior
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera features
The Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera combines vintage design with modern technology, inspired by the iconic Nikon FM2. It offers a range of six premium exterior color options that can be customized to suit individual preferences and lifestyle.
The Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera features a compact and lightweight body, perfect for everyday use and easy portability. Its flat design allows users to conveniently slip the camera in and out of their bag without any hassle.
With three individual dials and a small aperture window, users can enjoy the tactile experience of manually adjusting each setting before taking a shot. This hands-on approach adds a sense of creativity and control to the photography process.
The Nikon Zfc is equipped with a versatile vari-angle touch screen monitor, enabling users to shoot from various angles and perspectives. It’s perfect for capturing selfies, vlogging, and exploring different shooting styles.
Featuring a Nikon DX-format CMOS image sensor with 20.9 effective megapixels and an ISO range of 100-51200, the Nikon Zfc delivers clear and detailed images in any lighting condition. The sensor ensures minimal noise and captures textures with precision.
The Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera includes Eye-Detection AF and Animal-Detection AF, which automatically detect and track the eyes of both humans and pets, ensuring sharp focus even when the subjects are in motion. These features are available for both stills and video recording.
With 20 Creative Picture Controls, users can apply various creative effects to both photos and videos. These controls can be previewed in real-time, providing immediate feedback on the desired look and style.
The Nikon Zfc supports 4K UHD/30p video recording without cropping, delivering beautiful and sharp footage suitable for vlogging and video content creation.
Using the SnapBridge app, the camera can be connected to a smart device. This allows users to easily transfer and share their photos, as well as acquire the latest camera firmware updates through the app.
In summary, the Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera combines vintage-inspired design with advanced features and functionality. Its compact size, customizable exterior, versatile shooting capabilities, and connectivity options make it an excellent choice for photography enthusiasts who appreciate both style and performance.
Nikon Zfc mirrorless shutter speed and type
The Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera offers different shutter options to suit various shooting scenarios. It features an electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter, an electronic front-curtain shutter, and an electronic shutter. The camera provides a range of shutter speeds depending on the shooting mode. Using the dedicated shutter-speed dial, the speeds range from 1/4000 to 4 seconds, including bulb and time modes, as well as flash sync.
By utilizing the main command dial, the speeds range from 1/4000 to 30 seconds (adjustable in 1/3 increments) and can be extended up to 900 seconds in mode M, again including bulb, time, and flash sync options.
Nikon Zfc image sensor
The Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera features a high-quality image sensor that captures stunning photos. The image sensor has dimensions of 23.5 x 15.7 mm, which is known as the Nikon DX format. This sensor size ensures excellent image quality and allows for a compact camera body. The total number of pixels on the sensor is 21.51 million, resulting in sharp and detailed images.
With this advanced image sensor, the Nikon Zfc delivers impressive image quality and is suitable for a wide range of photography needs, from portraits to landscapes and more.
Our final opinion about Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera
The Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera is an excellent choice for photographers both amateur and professionals. It offers great image quality, an intuitive user interface, and easy to use features. The low-price tag also makes it an attractive choice for budget conscious shooters. While it doesn’t have the most advanced features of some of its competitors, it is more than capable of capturing stunning photos in a wide range of environments.
We highly recommend the Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera for those looking to get into a quality mirrorless system without breaking the bank.
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera technical specifications
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera technical specifications:
Type of camera
Digital camera with support for interchangeable lenses
Nikon Z mount
Nikon Zfc lens
Nikon Zfc image sensor
23.5 x 15.7 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon DX format)
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera Picture Control system
Auto, Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat, Creative Picture Controls (Dream, Morning, Pop, Sunday, Somber, Dramatic, Silence, Bleached, Melancholic, Pure, Denim, Toy, Sepia, Blue, Red, Pink, Charcoal, Graphite, Binary, Carbon); selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards
Nikon Zfc Viewfinder
1.0-cm/0.39-in. approx. 2360k-dot (XGA) OLED electronic viewfinder with color balance and auto and 7-level manual brightness controls
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Approx. 1.02x (50 mm lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
7.5-cm/3.0-in., approx. 1040k-dot vari-angle TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle, approximately 100% frame coverage, and color balance and 11-level manual brightness controls
Nikon Zfc shutter
Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter; electronic front-curtain shutter; electronic shutter
Single frame, continuous L, continuous H, continuous H (extended), Self-timer
Approximate frame advance rate
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera metering system
TTL metering using camera image sensor
-4 to 17 EV
Nikon Zfc ISO sensitivity
ISO 100 to 51200 in steps of 1/3; can also be set to approx. 1 EV above ISO 51200 (ISO 102400 equivalent) or to approx. 2 EV above ISO 51200 (ISO 204800 equivalent); auto ISO sensitivity control available
Can be selected from auto, extra high, high, normal, low or off
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera autofocus
Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF with AF assist
Detection range (In photo mode, AF-S, ISO 100, f/1.8 lens, 20°C/68°F)
-4.5 to +19 EV (without low-light AF: -3 to +19 EV)
Focus points (In photo mode, single-point AF, DX format)
209 focus points
Pinpoint AF; single-point AF; dynamic-area AF; wide-area AF (S), wide-area AF (L), wide-area AF (L-people); wide-area AF (L-animals); auto-area AF; auto-area AF (people); auto-area AF (animals); pinpoint AF and dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only
Nikon Zfc flash
TTL: i-TTL flash control; i-TTL balanced fill-flash is used with matrix, center-weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash with spot metering
Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, off
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)
i-TTL flash control, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, FV lock, Color Information Communication, auto FP high-speed sync
Auto (3 types), natural light auto, direct sunlight, cloudy, shade, incandescent, fluorescent (3 types), flash, choose color temperature (2500 K to 10000 K), preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored), all with fine-tuning except choose color temperature
Exposure and/or flash, white balance, and ADL
TTL metering using camera image sensor
Frame size (pixels)
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera file format
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera video compression
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera audio recording format
Linear PCM (for video recorded in MOV format), AAC (for video recorded in MP4 format)
Nikon Zfc mirrorless camera audio recording device
Built-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity adjustable
Nikon Zfc ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index)
Can be selected from extra high, high, normal, low or off
Time-lapse video recording, electronic vibration reduction, time codes
Type C USB connector (SuperSpeed USB); connection to built-in USB port is recommended
Type D HDMI connector
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5-mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
One EN-EL25 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Charging AC adapter
EH-7P Charging AC Adapter (available separately)
Nikon Zfc dimensions/weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 134.5 x 93.5 x 43.5 mm/5.3 x 3.7 x 1.8 in.
Approx. 445 g/15.7 oz. with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 390 g/13.8 oz. (camera body only)
Temperature: 0°C to 40°C/32°F to 104°F; Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)
EN-EL25 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, MH-32 Battery Charger, DK-32 Rubber Eyecup, AN-DC23 Strap, BF-N1 Body Cap