Nikon Z6 Mark II Review

Overall Score

88

Main Features

  • 25 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 14 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 134 x 101 x 70 mm, 705g.
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  • Replaced: Z6

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Nikon Z6 Mark II Overview


First introduced in October, 2020, Nikon Z6 Mark II is a 25 MP Mirrorless with a Full frame (35.9 x 23.9 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor. Nikon replaced the older Nikon Z6 with Z6 Mark II. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Nikon Z6 II with Nikon Z6

Nikon Z6 II Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Nikon Z6 Mark II Nikon Z6 II 2020 25MP 100 - 51200 705g 134 x 101 x 70mm
Nikon Z7 Mark II Nikon Z7 II 2020 46MP 64 - 25600 705g 134 x 101 x 70mm
Nikon Z5 Nikon Z5 2020 24MP 100 - 51200 675g 134 x 101 x 70mm
Nikon Z50 Nikon Z50 2019 21MP 100 - 51200 397g 127 x 94 x 60mm
Nikon Z7 Nikon Z7 2018 46MP 64 - 25600 675g 134 x 101 x 68mm

Proc and Cons of Nikon Z6 II


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Nikon Z6 Mark II with competitors in pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
51200 Max Native ISO
Manual Focus
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
3690k dot Viewfinder Resolution
2 Storage Slots
Flash Sync Port
Focus Stacking
Bluetooth Connectivity
Tilting Screen
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
25MP High Resolution Sensor
14.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
273 Focus Points
±5 EV AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
Low Screen Resolution: 2,100kk dots
Low Battery Life: 410 shots
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
Weight: 705g
Type Scores

Nikon Z6 Mark II has an Overall Score of 88/100 and ranked #22 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #24 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Nikon Z6 II Scores
Imaging score
79
Features score
93
Value for money score
94
Portability score
75
Overall score
88
Average Scores in Pro Mirrorless
Imaging Score
71
Features Score
78
Value For Money Score
82
Portability Score
74
Overall score
79

Physical Dimensions of Nikon Z6 II


Nikon Z6 Mark II weighs 705g and has external dimensions of 134 x 101 x 70mm (5.28 x 3.98 x 2.76"). Considering that the average weight of Pro Mirrorless cameras is 691g, Nikon Z6 II is 14 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Nikon Z6 II is less by 3mm more than the average length in Pro Mirrorless.

Weight Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Nikon Z6 II
705g
Average weight
691g
Min weight
465g
Max weight
1320g

Thickness Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Nikon Z6 II
70mm
Average Thickness
67mm
Min Thickness
37mm
Max Thickness
97mm

Here is the front and top view image of Nikon Z6 Mark II with the dimensions:

Nikon Z6 Mark II

Specifications of Nikon Z6 Mark II


General
Brand Nikon
Model Z6 Mark II
Announced October, 2020
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Nikon Z
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1x
Number of Lenses 20
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 2,100kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3690
Viewfinder Coverage 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.8
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 273
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/ sec
Continuous Shooting 14.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±±5 EV EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 25 MP
Max Image Resolution 6048 x 4024
Max Native ISO 51200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 204800
Min Boosted ISO 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB
Battery
Battery Life 410 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 705 g
Physical Dimensions 134 x 101 x 70 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type CFexpress Type B / XQD
Storage Slots 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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