Nikon announces APS-C Mirrorless Camera, Nikon Z50

Nikon has announced the Nikon Z50 entry-level mirrorless camera. The Z50 is available for a cost of approx. Rs 61,200 for body-only. The Nikon Z50 includes a 20.9-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor with Nikon DX-format, hybrid-AF autofocus and Eye-AF. The camera is powered by an EXPEED 6 image-processing engine with a high standard sensitivity of up to ISO 51,200 for low light situations. The Z50 can record 4K videos at 120p slow-motion, time-lapse and interval timer modes with in-camera video trimming and up to 20 Creative Picture Controls. The camera offers built-in stabilisation for smooth footage while shooting Full HD or 4K videos. There’s a 3.2-inch flip-down LCD touchscreen which can be used for selfies and vlogging. The camera also has 2360k-dot electronic viewfinder offering a 209-point Hybrid AF System and coverage of approximately 87 percent horizontally and 85 percent vertically. Connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth and a UHS-I SD card slot. The camera can be connected to smartphones using the SnapBridge app for sharing images and video. Users can also transfer video to their smart device with support for RAW images and advanced remote capture. The Nikon Z50 can be bundled with the new Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm standard zoom and the Nikkor Z DX 50-250mm telephoto zoom lenses. When paired with the new lenses, Dual Detect Optical VR is enabled on the Z50 to help avoid camera shake when shooting. The new lenses offer in-lens optical Vibration Reduction (VR) technology with camera shake compensation equivalent to 4.5 stops and 5.0 stops respectively. The Z50 is also compatible with the current line of Nikkor Z lenses through the Mount Adapter FTZ. Nikon Z50 20.9-megapixel mirrorless camera is available for a price of approx. Rs 61,200 for body-only from November. The Z50 with a one-lens kit with the Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR lens will be available for approx. Rs 71,200 while the two-lens kit with both the Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and Nikkor Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR lenses can be purchased for approx. Rs 96,100.