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New Nikon Z9 flagship?

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Thu 08-Oct-20 07:37 AM
The specs looks quite good - essentially a D6 with some AF improvements and all the benefits of mirrorless.

I would not consider the ISO of any camera today to be poor. High ISO on a full frame body is very close to the theoretical limits. In general, the high resolution sensors benefit form downsizing, and the lower resolution sensors benefit from larger photosites. These two factors are almost direct offsets. The other issue is how the cameras are "tuned" with respect to noise. The D5 and D6 were tuned for more noise at low ISO than the best cameras, but it's still at insignificant levels. But in general, these cameras are used at higher ISO levels for a fast frame rate and better low light performance, so the improvement in performance at high ISO is a good tradeoff.

It looks like a great camera. I'm looking forward to seeing the details. I expect there will be some significant advances in AF and other features that are firsts for Nikon and other companies.

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