DxOMark Published Nikon Z7 Review: 99 Points

DxOMark has completed their full in-depth sensor review of Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless camera: The Nikon Z7 achieved an excellent overall DxOMark sensor score of 99 points (just 1 point behind the Nikon D850 and Sony A7RIII), with a combination of 26.3 bits color depth, 14.6 EV dynamic range, and 2668 ISO low-light score.

Nikon Z7 Key Features:

  • 45.7MP FX-Format BSI CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED 6 Image Processing Engine
  • UHD 4K30 Video; N-Log & 10-Bit HDMI Out
  • 493-Point Phase-Detect AF System
  • Built-In 5-Axis Vibration Reduction
  • 0.80x 3.6m-Dot EVF with NIKKOR Optics
  • 3.2″ 2.1m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • 9 fps Continuous Shooting; ISO 64-25600
  • Top-Panel Dot-Matrix OLED; XQD Card Slot
  • 8K Time-Lapse Mode; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Conclusion from DxOMark:

It’s interesting that the Nikon Z 7’s sensor produces results that are similar but not identical to the D850’s. It’s possible that some of the differences can be attributed to the presence of phase-detection autofocus pixels on the imaging sensor.

The Z 7 performs well across the board, and the combination of a high pixel count (which enables it to record a lot of detail) and the sensor’s excellent color depth means that it is capable of producing images that are very pleasing to the eye. Factor in the excellent dynamic range, and the Z 7 looks like a good choice of camera for landscape photographers, wedding photographers, and keen amateurs alike.

Nikon Z7 body: $3,396.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Nikon Z7 with 24-70mm Lens: $3,996.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Read more: Best XQD Memory Cards for Nikon Z7

You can read the full review at DxOMark.

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