Nikon SKU: 1632 | Helix SKU: NK1632
Small but mighty, simple but powerful—a Z series camera for creating amazing online stories. Professional looking stills, 4K Ultra HD videos, slow motion, time-lapse and more. Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth enabled, plus in-camera video editing. Beautifully designed with a comfortable grip, flip-down touchscreen LCD, smart button layout, extended Electronic Viewfinder and travel-proof ruggedness.
A bigger mount. What a bright idea.
Z 50 is designed around Nikon’s revolutionary Z mount, the widest lens mount of any comparable camera system. A wider mount means more light, and more light means more of everything good—sharpness, contrast, focusing speed, low light performance and image quality.
It’s your story. Tell it beautifully.
4K Ultra HD and time-lapse, 1080p slow-motion, filters, effects and so much more.
Edit videos on the fly.
Shoot a clip, trim it right in the camera, send it to your phone and post it without missing a beat.1
Life’s more fun in slow motion.
Turn an ordinary moment into an epic 120 FPS slow motion 1080p Full HD video, great for bending time, speed ramping and more.
Little but fierce.
Slim, sleek, rugged design for every adventure.
The power of Z, only smaller.
Z 50 delivers the award-winning performance of Z series in the smallest interchangeable lens DX-format camera ever.2
Have camera, will travel.
Z 50’s strong, durable magnesium alloy construction makes it tough enough to take just about anywhere without fear. No need to baby this baby.
Works with your smartphone.
Built-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth make sharing a snap. Install Nikon’s SnapBridge app, and your Apple® or Android™-powered phone becomes a powerful accessory for Z 50. Easily transfer photos and videos from the camera to your phone, and even use your phone as a remote monitor to see what Z 50 sees, adjust camera settings, take pictures and record video.
Shines in low light.
With a 20.9MP DX CMOS sensor, a robust EXPEED 6 engine and the light-gathering advantages of the wider Z mount, photos and videos shot in low light look clean and professional.
See for your selfie.
Flip down the LCD screen to activate Self Portrait Mode—perfect for taking selfies and for vlogging.
Eye catching in so many ways.
When shooting photos, Z 50’s outstanding autofocus system can lock onto your subject’s eye and keep focus there, even when they’re in motion, for beautifully focused portraits.
Creative filters and effects.
Get creative with unique mood-setting filters and effects. Z 50 includes 20 high quality Creative Picture Controls and 10 Special Effects, all of which can be previewed in real-time and applied to both photos and videos.
Silence is golden.
When you need to be a fly on the wall—capturing intimate moments, candid portraits, wildlife, music and more—turn on Silent Photography Mode and shoot in complete silence.
Chic ergonomic.Form and function in complete harmony.
Comfortable ViewingElectronic Viewfinder is slightly extended for a more comfortable glare-free fit against your eye.
Extreme attention was paid to the placement of each button and dial for comfortable, efficient handling.
You can feel the quality. Well balanced, deep grip, magnesium alloy construction...sturdy in every way.
Oh, what a viewfinder.
Feast your eyes on Z 50’s stunning high-resolution Electronic Viewfinder (EVF). It activates when you bring the camera to your eye, and it shows you exactly how your photos and videos will look—preview Creative Picture Modes, filters, effects and camera settings in real time.
A touch of genius.
Swipe through photos and videos, touch to focus, navigate camera menus as easily as using a smartphone with Z 50’s large high-resolution touchscreen.
Z mount. One size fits all.
Your lens collection can grow with your creative aspirations. Z 50 works with all the cutting-edge NIKKOR Z lenses and approx. 360 compatible DSLR lenses (with the optional Mount Adapter FTZ).
This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android™ operating system. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.
Using the SnapBridge App
Android 5.0 or later, 6.0.1 or later, 7.0 or later, 8.0 or later, 9.0
iOS 9.3, iOS 10.3, iOS 11, iOS 11.4, iOS 12.4
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.
Updating to Version 2.6
Images downloaded to the smart device with version 1.x will no longer be displayed in the Gallery after you upgrade to version 2, but can be viewed in the “Photos” app provided with the smart device.
Make sure your camera's firmware is updated to the current.
D500, D7500, D5600, D3500, D3400, D850
Z 50, Z 7, Z 6
COOLPIX W150, A1000, A900, A300, B700, B600, B500, P1000, W100, W300
Compatible devices are those capable of acquiring location information and those that support BLE (iPhone® 5S and later, iPad® 5th Generation and later, iPod touch® 5th Generation and later, iPhone X or later).
For compatibility and to download the application, please visit:
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Wi-Fi® and the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
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1Requires the free SnapBridge app downloaded onto a compatible Apple® or Android™-powered smart device.
2As of 10/10/19.
LCD, Video and Photo Gallery images are for illustrative purposes only.
Z 50 Camera Body
NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR
NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR