Nikon Z fc Overview
|I own it||I want it||I had it|
The Nikon Z fc is an Z-mount mirrorless camera with a design reminiscent of the company's film cameras, such as the FM2. The top plate is loaded with dials and also has a small screen that displays the current aperture. The Z fc has a hybrid AF system with 209 phase-detect points, along with face and eye detection, for both people and animals. The camera can capture 4K/30p video plus high speed 120 fps footage at Full HD.
The Z fc has a fully articulating 1.04M-dot LCD as well as a 2.36M-dot EVF. It supports USB Power Delivery, which allows the camera to be operated when connected to a laptop charger or power brick. It has a single SD card slot and uses the same EN-EL25 battery as the Z50.
|Body type||SLR-style mirrorless|
|Max resolution||5568 x 3712|
|Effective pixels||21 megapixels|
|Sensor size||APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)|
|ISO||Auto, 100-51200 (expands to 100-204800)|
|Lens mount||Nikon Z|
|Focal length mult.||1.5×|
|Articulated LCD||Fully articulated|
|Max shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|Storage types||SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)|
|USB||USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||445 g (0.98 lb / 15.70 oz)|
|Dimensions||135 x 94 x 44 mm (5.31 x 3.7 x 1.73″)|
The Nikon Z fc is an APS-C mirrorless camera that successfully brings back the design of the company's film cameras. It offers plenty of hands-on controls, a vlogger-friendly fully articulating touchscreen, excellent still and video quality, and plenty of customizability. It could use refinement in a few areas, but for those looking for an eye-catching camera that can capture the moment for social media and more, the Z fc is a solid choice.
Good for: Those looking for a light, inexpensive and stylish ILC with direct controls and vlogging-friendly features.
Not so good for: Those who prefer a more substantial-feeling body, best-in-class autofocus or a wider selection of native lenses.
12:06 (29 Jun, 2021)