EXPEED 6 processing engines. They work together for faster image processing, more buffer capacity and more overall speed.
Dual card slots.
Now you have options. One slot accepts CFExpress (Type B) and XQD cards. The other slot accepts standard SD cards. Use the format you prefer. Or use both slots and separate video and still files or RAW and JPEG, create a backup or maximize your onboard storage.
Experience 14 FPS* continuous shooting at full resolution—RAW or JPG—with a buffer 3.5X larger than the previous generation and minimal EVF blackout between shots.
Single-point AF mode.
4K Ultra HD at 60p.
full-pixel readout. Capture in your choice of frame rates including ultra smooth 60p* with an upcoming firmware upgrade.**
*8-Bit and DX-crop mode only
Z 6II firmware upgrade scheduled for free download February 2021
More autofocus power
Eye-Detection AF and easier selecting of AF modes.
See in the dark.
Z 6II can find your subject in half the available light as its predecessor*. Keep shooting into the evening with the same fast, accurate AF performance.
*AF detection range starts at -4.5 EV
Edge-to-edge focus coverage.
The AF system's 90% frame coverage lets you compose the way you want, from the start. Either manually choose one of 273 focus points across the frame, or let subject tracking automatically select the focus points based on where your subject is within the frame—even at the far edges.
Eye-Detection. Better than ever.
Z 6II builds on the system with accuracy enhancements and more flexibility.
Eye-Detection AF are also available during video recording. Easily track moving subjects and keep footage looking sharp and professional on the eyes.
Right on target.
Z 6II will only look for eyes there—great for busy scenes, group shots and pet portraits.
time-lapse and so much more.
Z 6II firmware upgrade scheduled for free download February 2021.
Keep it simple. Or go big.
12-bit ProRes RAW or Blackmagic RAW format** via HDMI.
*Such as Atomos Ninja (ProRes RAW) or Blackmagic Design's Video Assist 12G HDR recorder (Blackmagic RAW).
**Black Magic RAW support via a paid firmware upgrade available February 2021.
Slow it way down.
Slow down time and capture every detail of movement with 120p Full HD footage that can be played back at 30p, 25p or 24p. Add silky smooth slow motion sequences to your videos to add emphasis and drama or highlight movement.
The stability you need.
5-axis VR image stabilization keeps your photos sharp and your videos steady—up to five stops in up to five directions* (yaw, pitch, roll, X and Y). Handheld shooting made easy.
NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/4 S lens is attached, with zoom set at the maximum telephoto position.
Reverse focus rotation.
NIKKOR Z lenses. Your muscle memory will thank you.
Go vertical with optional MB-N11 Pro-Level Grip
Z 6II. Shoot vertically with comfortable controls—shutter release, command dials, Fn button and more—and get up to a 1.9x increase in battery performance*.
EN-EL15c battery in the camera alone.
Create. In camera.
in-camera Retouch features.
900-seconds. Use your smartphone to trigger the shutter to avoid camera vibrations.
Focus Shift Shooting
third-party software to combine (focus stack) the photos into a single image with surreal depth of field and sharpness.
time-lapse movie and save all the full resolution stills (when used with interval timer shooting).
Tweak. Shoot. Create.
Add another element of uniqueness and artistry to your photos and videos with 20 Creative Picture Controls, all visible in real time while you shoot, either through the viewfinder or on the tilting touchscreen display.
Z 6II. See what the camera sees, change settings like aperture, shutter speed and white balance, then remotely fire the shutter or start and stop recording.
Any file. Any format.
Transfer full resolution RAW images, JPGs and even 4K video files right to your phone, wirelessly. Then use your favorite apps for editing, adding filters and sharing.
Upgrade on the go.
Z 6II's firmware with the SnapBridge app from almost anywhere. Keeping your camera up to date with the latest features has never been easier or more convenient.
Direct connect. PC or Mac.
Wi-Fi®*—no card readers or USB cables needed to download your photos and videos.
*Requires free Wireless Transmitter Utility software.
Live stream like a pro.
One cable does it all.
time-lapses away from a power source, get extra shoot time with a portable power bank like the Anker1 Powercore+ 26800 mAh Portable Charger.
The Nikon Experience
Z 6II handles like a dream. A deep grip design. Balanced weight. Sturdy build with smart button placement. Even the EVF is thoughtfully extended to prevent your nose from pressing up against the back of the camera.
Tough. As expected.
Z 6II is ready for what's next. Its skeleton is forged from Magnesium Alloy for an optimal balance of strength and lightness. Its exterior is fully weather sealed to keep dust, grime and moisture out. Don't baby this baby.
More clarity. Less blackout.
real-time. You can customize what information gets shown in the viewfinder—or hide it all for a pure view.
Make it yours.
go-to modes, menus or settings. Navigating the camera's intuitive, clean user interface is a breeze.
Z 6II is compatible with them all, each one delivering a new perspective and drawing peak performance from the camera.
NIKKOR lenses: full frame fisheye lenses, macro lenses, fast primes, super telephoto zooms and everything in between.
NIKKOR lenses can be used with varying compatibility.