Nikon launches Z30 mirrorless camera and NIKKOR Z 400mm f4.5 VR S lens

Nikon introduces the Z30 mirrorless camera for vloggers and content creators along with the NIKKOR Z 400mm f4.5 VR S fixed focal length super-telephoto lens, a more compact 400mm from the Z series. The Nikon Z30 comes with a small image sensor in APS-C or half format, which Nikon calls DX-format.

nikon z30 mirrorless camera

Contrary to previous Z cameras, the Z30 does without the viewfinder hump that reminds the cameras of (D)SLRs with their viewfinders. It makes it more reminiscent of a compact or rangefinder camera and is easier to stow away, and is also a bit more compact than the APS-C models without it.

From stunning travel vlogs to delicious recipes, the Z 30 makes it easy to create inspirational content that smartphones can’t. The camera’s large image sensor in DX format allows unlimited creativity. Deliver richly detailed and professional-looking content that will delight your followers. The Z30 also promises crystal clear and sharp sound via the integrated stereo microphone or an optional external microphone. Whether you’re filming on top of a mountain or in a busy city, the sound isn’t an issue.

The camera’s advanced automatic functions and the vari-angle touchscreen monitor make it easy to capture whatever the angle. Thanks to the ability to record 125 minutes of continuous video in Full HD or 1080p @25p/24p at 25℃. The camera’s ability to always reach the full 125 minutes depends on battery life and internal camera temperature, among other things. Approximately 35 minutes of recording time is available in 4K-UHD.

Eye AF and Pet Detection AF focus on human, cat, and dog eyes for ultimate sharpness. You get razor-sharp photos and movies, regardless of the subject. When filming yourself, Self-Portrait mode lets you rotate the monitor forward for effortless selfies and flawless intros and outros.

nikon z30 mirrorless camera

When it comes to creating the perfect content for social media like Instagram and TikTok, the Z 30 has twenty in-camera filters for movies and photos, all of which can be customized. As soon as your content is ready, you can connect to the smart device thanks to the Bluetooth and WLAN functions – and impress your friends and followers immediately.

Nikon Z30 price and availability

The Nikon Z30 price is $706.95 on and and is expected to be commercially available from mid-July 2022. It is offered both without and with lenses and as a vlogging kit with an operating handle.

Along with the Z30, Nikon also introduced the NIKKOR Z 400mm f4.5 VR S lens. It is designed for portability and offers photographers the benefits of a 400mm focal length. The lens combines a strong telephoto with low weight and travel-friendly dimensions.

Wild animals, sports, fast action, distant portraits – with its long-range, brilliant resolution, and easy handling, this robust yet compact and lightweight super-telephoto lens enable perfect shots even from a long distance. With a weight of approx. 1245 g and an overall length of 234.5 mm, the NIKKOR Z 400mm f4.5 VR S is an incredibly handy lens in a class of its own.

NIKKOR Z 400mm f4.5 VR S lens

Whether it’s photos or videos, the outstanding resolution of this S-series lens, according to Nikon, delivers images with beautiful bokeh, color, contrast, and clarity. Nikon’s optical image stabilizer in the lens ensures blur-free shots. When used with the Nikon Z 9, Synchro VR allows the use of up to 6 stops slower shutter speed.

The maximum aperture of f/4.5 offers many opportunities to work creatively with the available light. The autofocus works very quickly, precisely, and particularly quietly. In addition, this super-telephoto lens supports the use of 1.4x and 2.0x zoom Z-teleconverters, which can extend the focal length to 560mm or 800mm.

The modern and innovative design puts the lens’ center of gravity closer to the camera body, making tracking, panning, and stopping easier. Photographers can hold the lens in a more comfortable position when shooting handheld and snap into the position faster to capture fleeting moments. The controls are fully customizable. The effective weather seal protects both the lens and the transition to the camera.

NIKKOR Z 400mm f4.5 VR S price and availability

The NIKKOR Z 400mm f4.5 VR S has been priced at $3,246.95 and can be pre-ordered on the and websites. It is also expected to be available from mid-July 2022.

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