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Nikon Z50 Mirrorless

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Product Overview

Nikon Z50 is a mirrorless camera in the Nikon Z-mount system. Introduced by Nikon in 2019, it comes with an APS-C sensor with 21 MP (5568 x 3712) resolution and a 2.36 million-dot EVF.
The camera has a poor battery life, and a second or third battery may be needed to get you through the day. The 11.0 fps burst rate serves enthusiasts well enough, though some professionals may find it limiting.
The Nikon Z50 comes with 209 autofocus points.

Ratings

What we found

Neofiliac score 57%
Pros
  • Good 11.0 fps burst rate
  • Rather compact
  • Quite light
  • Weather-sealed
  • Viewfinder with great 1.02x magnification
  • Supports both WiFi and Bluetooth
Cons
  • Poor battery life
  • Low resolution EVF

What external reviewers found

External score 76%
Pros
  • Fantastic build quality
  • Good handling
  • Excellent viewfinder
  • Good battery life
  • Excellent autofocus
  • Compact design
Cons
  • Not the most ergonomic
  • No built-in adaptor
  • Not the best for vlogging

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Specifications

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External Reviews

techradar[1]

Reviewer score 75%
Reviewers from techradar have found:
The Nikon Z50 is a fantastic first foray into the APS-C mirrorless market for Nikon. It's not a perfect camera by any means, but it's a welcome addition to what is an admittedly crowded market. The build and handling are particularly appealing, with the Z50 being essentially a miniaturized version of those superb full-frame models. In terms of the lens range the Fujifilm X-T30 is the clear winner, but Nikon is hot on its heels with plenty of upcoming lens launches.
Pros
  • Fantastic build quality
  • Excellent viewfinder
  • Good handling
Cons
  • Not the most ergonomic
  • Not the best for vlogging

trustedreviews[2]

Reviewer score 77%
Reviewers from trustedreviews have found:
The Nikon Z50 has a 20.9-megapixel APS-C sensor and 11fps continuous shooting with autofocus and auto exposure. It has fewer phase-detection AF points (209, compared to the A6400’s 425 AF points) and Sony has a considerable headstart with its Real-time AF tracking. Rather than the pricier XQD cards, the Z50 takes standard SD cards in its single slot. The Z50 is compatible with all Z Mount lenses without an adaptor, but you’ll need to factor in the 1.5x crop factor and price tags.
Pros
  • Excellent autofocus
  • Compact design
  • Good battery life
Cons
  • No built-in adaptor

References

  1. ^ Nikon Z50 review. [techradar].
  2. ^ Hands on: Nikon Z50 Review. [trustedreviews].

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