With rumors of a Z8, where does the Z7 fit in?

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john isaacs Veteran Member • Posts: 4,421
Re: With rumors of a Z8, where does the Z7 fit in?
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viteaux wrote:

breivogel wrote:

Jeff Self wrote:

When the Z7 debuted, everyone thought it was a mirrorless version of the D850. But now that there are rumors of the Z8, where does the Z7 fit now? After all, the D850 is a professional camera. Best jack of all trades dSLR there is. A rumored Z8 seems to me that it would be the equivalent of a D850. So what's the purpose of the Z7 then? I see the purpose of the Z6. It's basically equivalent to the D750/D780. Maybe the Z8 will be the equivalent of the D5/D6? Then maybe there will be no Z9? Provided the Z8 isn't the D5/D6 equivalent, what's the point of the Z7?

I'm a happy owner of a D850, D500 and a Z6. Hoping to have mirrorless versions of my D850 and D500 in the next couple of years.

Apparently, many people don't think of the Z7 as a pro camera. Z8 to correct the deficiencies? Probably stop making the Z7? As it was the first iteration, no shame in moving on.

Tell my bank account the z7 isn't a pro camera

Hey bank!  The Z7 is not a pro camera!  One card slot, no vertical grip.  Nope, not pro.

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