Nikon Mirrorless Z 30

USD800.00

Camera Body Only

USD 950 with NIKKOR Z 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens

USD 1,100 with NIKKOR Z 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens and Vlogging Kit, including microphone, tripod grip and remote

USD 1,450 with NIKKOR Z 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens and NIKKOR Z 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 Lens

Get in the creative zone and seize the moment with the Z 30 – the lightest and most compact Z series camera to date¹. Handy in size and weighing just 350g², this is the mirrorless model built for spontaneity and surprise.

Be inspired. Inspire others.

Product Description

A Window For Your World

The Z 30 is made for your inner videographer. Hit record with ease whenever inspiration strikes. Excite the ears of your audience with premium sound quality from dual micro

phones. Capture higher quality video with the Z 30 thanks to its sensor that is 14x bigger than your phone’s.

From teasers to reels to stories to streams, this is where heroes of content are born.

Personalised Performance

Customise the dial and buttons for instant access to your unique creative process. You’re just a click or a turn away to make your content the most authentic extension of you.

No angle or position is out of reach or focus with the 7.5cm (3-inch) touch-sensitive vari-angle LCD monitor. Look up and out, explore what lies below, or flip into selfie mode.

Ultimate Creative Control

Capture your content the way it was meant to be seen with the Z 30’s signature Creative Picture Controls. Choose from 20 real-time filters that add emotion to your frame and eliminate the need for post-processing. Breathtaking looks include Pink, Morning, Melancholic, and Sunday.

Time, On Your Side

Enjoy up to 125 mins³ of continuous video. Eliminate the extra work of piecing together multiple short recordings and switch to long-form videos to save time and effort.

Snap. Edit. Share

SnapBridge – Shoot remotely and admire the results via your smart phone’s screen. Get your content online in an instant, directly from your camera. Or connect and transfer it straight to your device and share to your heart’s desire.

NX Studio – With Nikon’s signature post-production software, you can view, process and edit your stills and video anytime, anywhere. For free.

Webcam Utility – Free software that transforms your Z 30 into a portable livestreaming hub. Harness high-resolution video and amaze your followers with real-time content.

¹As at June 29th, 2022.

²Body Only.

³In Full HD/24p/25p at 25°C/77°F. The camera’s ability to always achieve the full 125 minutes is dependent on conditions like battery life or the camera’s internal temperature. Approx. 35 minutes of recording time is available in 4K UHD.

Type: Digital camera with support for interchangeable lenses

Lens mount: Nikon Z mount

Image sensor format: DX

Image sensor type: CMOS

Sensor size: 23.5 mm x 15.7 mm

Total pixels: 21.51 million

Dust-reduction system: Image Dust Off reference data (NX Studio software required)

Effective pixels: 20.9 million

Image size (pixels): [DX (24×16)] selected for image area: (L) 5568 x 3712 ( 20.7 million) (M) 4176 x 2784 ( 11.6 million) (S) 2784 x 1856 ( 5.2 million) [1:1 (16×16)] selected for image area: (L) 3712 x 3712 ( 13.8 million) (M) 2784 x 2784 ( 7.8 million) (S) 1856 x 1856 ( 3.4 million) [16:9 (24×14)] selected for image area: (L) 5568 x 3128 ( 17.4 million) (M) 4176 x 2344 ( 9.8 million) (S) 2784 x 1560 ( 4.3 million) Photographs taken while recording videos at a frame size of 3840 x 2160: 3840 x 2160 Photographs taken while recording videos at other frame sizes: 1920 x 1080

File format (image quality): NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1:4), normal (approx. 1:8), or basic (approx. 1:16) compression NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats

Picture Control system: Auto, Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat Creative Picture Controls (Dream, Morning, Pop, Sunday, Somber, Dramatic, Silence, Bleached, Melancholic, Pure, Denim, Toy, Sepia, Blue, Red, Pink, Charcoal, Graphite, Binary, Carbon); selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls

Media: SD, SDHC (UHS-I compliant), SDXC (UHS-I compliant)

Card slot: 1 Secure Digital (SD) card

File system: DCF 2.0, Exif 2.31

Compatible lenses: Z mount NIKKOR lenses F mount NIKKOR lenses (mount adapter required; restrictions may apply)

Type: Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter; electronic front-curtain shutter; electronic shutter

Speed: 1/4000 to 30 s (step sizes of 1/3 EV), bulb, time

Flash sync speed: Synchronizes with shutter at X=1/200 s or slower; supported with auto FP high-speed sync

Release Modes: S (single frame), CL (continuous low-speed), CH (continuous high-speed), Continuous H (extended), Self-timer

Approximate frame advance rate: Up to 11 fps Continuous L: Approx. 1 to 4 fps Continuous H: Approx. 5 fps Continuous H (extended): Approx. 11 fps * Maximum frame advance rate as measured by in-house tests.

Self-timer: 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3

Metering system: TTL metering using camera image sensor

Metering mode: Matrix metering Center-weighted metering: Weight of 75% given to 8 mm circle in center of frame; weighting can instead be based on average of entire frame Spot metering: Meters 3.5 mm circle (about 2.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point Highlight-weighted metering

Range: -4 to +17 EV * Figures are for ISO 100 and f/2.0 lens at 20 °C/68 °F

Mode: Auto, P: programmed auto with flexible program, S: shutter-priority auto, A: aperture-priority auto, M: manual U1, U2 and U3: user settings modes

Exposure compensation: Range: –5 to +5 EV, Increment: 1/3 step

Exposure lock: Luminosity locked at detected value

ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index): ISO 100 to 51200 in steps of 1/3 EV ; can also be set to approx. 1 EV above ISO 51200 (ISO 102400 equivalent) or to approx. 2 EV above ISO 51200 (ISO 204800 equivalent); auto ISO sensitivity control available

Active D-Lighting: Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, and Off

Multiple exposure: Add, average, lighten, darken

Other options: HDR (high dynamic range), photo mode flicker reduction

Autofocus system: Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF

Detection range: -4.5 to +19 EV * Without low-light AF: -3 to +19 EV * Measured in photo mode at ISO 100 and a temperature of 20 °C/68 °F using single-servo AF (AF-S) and a lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.8

AF Mode: Single-servo AF (AF-S), Continuous-servo AF (AF-C), AF mode auto-switch (AF-A; available only in photo mode), full-time AF (AF-F; available only in video mode) , predictive focus tracking Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used

Focus point: 209 Number of focus points available in photo mode with single-point AF selected for AF-area mode and DX selected for image area

AF-area mode: Pinpoint AF (photo mode only), single-point AF, dynamic-area AF (photo mode only), wide-area AF (S), wide-area AF (L), wide-area AF (L-people), wide-area AF (L-animals), auto-area AF, auto-area AF (people), auto-area AF (animals)

Focus lock: Press the AE-L/AF-L button or press shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF/AF-S)

Flash control: TTL: i-TTL flash control; i-TTL balanced fill-flash is used with matrix, center-weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash with spot metering

Flash mode: Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, off

Flash compensation: -3 to +1 EV in steps of 1/3 EV available in modes P, S, A, and M

Flash-ready indicator: Lights when optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes as underexposure warning after flash is fired at full output

Accessory shoe: ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock

Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS): i-TTL flash control, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, FV lock, Color Information Communication, auto FP high-speed sync

White balance: Auto (3 types), natural light auto, direct sunlight, cloudy, shade, incandescent, fluorescent (3 types), flash, choose color temperature (2500 K–10,000 K), preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored), all with fine-tuning except choose color temperature

Bracketing types: Exposure and/or flash, white balance, ADL

Metering system: TTL exposure metering using main image sensor TTL metering using camera image sensor

Metering mode: Matrix, center-weighted, or highlight-weighted

Video Frame size (pixels) and frame rate: 3840 x 2160 (4K UHD): 30p (progressive)/25p/24p 1920 x 1080: 120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p 1920 x 1080 slow-motion: 30p (x4)/25p (x4)/24p (x5) * Actual frame rates for 120p, 100p, 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 119.88, 100, 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively * Quality selection (normal/high) available at all sizes except 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080 120p/100p, and 1920 x 1080 slow-motion, when quality is fixed at high

Video File format: MOV, MP4

Video compression: H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding

Audio recording format: Linear PCM (for videos recorded in MOV format), AAC (for videos recorded in MP4 format)

Audio recording device: Built-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity adjustable

Video exposure compensation: Range: –3 to +3 EV, Increment: 1/3 step

Video ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index): M: Manual selection (ISO 100 to 25600; step size of 1/3 EV); auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25600) available with selectable upper limit P, S, A: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25600) with selectable upper limit Auto: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 25600)

Video Active D-Lighting Same as photo settings, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, and Off

Video Other options: Time-lapse video recording, electronic vibration reduction, time codes, with REC lamp

Monitor size: 7.5 -cm ( 3.0 –in.) diagonal

Monitor type: Vari-angle TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle, approximately 100% frame coverage, and color balance and 11-level manual brightness controls

Monitor resolution: Approx. 1040 k-dot

Playback: Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, playback zoom cropping, video playback, photo and/or video slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, auto image rotation, and picture rating

USB connector: Type C USB connector (SuperSpeed USB) ; connection to built-in USB port is recommended

HDMI output connector: Type D HDMI connector

Audio input: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)

Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2412 to 2462 MHz (channel 11) 2.4 GHz band: 4.5 dBm Open system, WPA2-PSK

Bluetooth: Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2 Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz Bluetooth: –1.0 dBm Bluetooth Low Energy: –2.5 dBm

Battery: One EN-EL25 rechargeable Li-ion battery

Charging AC adapter: EH-7P charging AC adapter (available separately)

Tripod socket: 0.635 cm (1/4 in., ISO 1222)

Dimensions (W × H × D): Approx. 128 x 73.5 x 59.5 mm ( 5.1 x 2.9 x 2.4 in.) (width x height x depth)

Weight: Approx. 405 g ( 14.3 oz. ) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 350 g/12.4 oz. (camera body only)

Operating environment: Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F) Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)

Supplied accessories: BF-N1 Body Cap、EN-EL25 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, AN-DC25 Strap, UC-E24 USB Cable

1. Unless otherwise stated, all measurements are performed in conformity with Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards or guidelines. All figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery. The sample images displayed on the camera and the images and illustrations in this document are for expository purposes only. Nikon reserves the right to change the appearance and specifications of the hardware and software described in this document at any time and without prior notice. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that this document may contain.