Some believed the Nikon Z8 would be coming in mid-2022, but when that failed to occur, many focused on 2023 as the year Nikon would answer the Sony A7R V and the Canon R5.

    Nikon Rumors and others have been predicting the Nikon Z8 will be announce in late April or early May. Nikon has yet to leak to tease anything about the upcoming camera, but the latest rumors indicate that the Z8 will be a mini Z9 with the same sensor and image processor.

    Rumoured Nikon Z8 specifications


    • 45.7 Megapixel Full-frame sensor
    • EXPEED 7 Image Processor
    • 8K 24/25, 30, 50/60 fps
    • Improved autofocus over Z9
    • Similar to Z7 II form factor, but larger
    • 9 Million-dot EVF
    • External battery grip will be available
    • 4,500 euros (~US$3,899)
    • Spring announcement
    • Summer shipping


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