Nikon Z fc with 28mm F2.8 SE lens

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The Z fc is where classic Nikon camera design meets innovative Z series technology for superb image quality and pure, unadulterated style. Wherever you shoot, whatever you shoot—from stills to movies to vlogs. Propel your creativity into the future with the lightweight DX-format mirrorless camera that puts iconic in your hands. Capture your iconic moments with a camera that connects you to the aesthetic you’ve always loved. Inspired by the celebrated Nikon FM2 SLR film camera from the early ‘80s, the Z fc mirrorless camera boasts authentic design details that have been meticulously re-created: from the control dials to the round viewfinder and the classic Nikon logo engraved on the pentaprism.

Nikon Z fc with 28mm F2.8 SE lens

£1,129.00Price
  • Type

    Mirrorless

    Lens mount

    Nikon Z mount

    Image sensor

    DX, CMOS, 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 (24x16)] 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 (16x16)] 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 (24x14)] 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

    Storage file formats

    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

    Storage 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

    Viewfinder

    1.0-cm/0.39-in. approx. 2360k-dot (XGA) OLED electronic viewfinder with color balance and auto and 7-level manual brightness controls

    Frame coverage

    Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical

    Magnification

    Approx. 1.02x (50 mm lens at infinity, -1.0 m-¹)

    Eyepoint

    19.5 mm (-1.0 m-¹; from back end of viewfinder eyepiece lens)

    Diopter adjustment

    -3 - +3 m-¹

    Eye sensor

    Automatically switches between monitor and viewfinder displays

    Compatible lenses

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

    Shutter type

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

    Shutter speed

    Using the shutter-speed dial: 1/4000 to 4 s (1 step), Bulb, Time x (Flash sync) Using the main command dial: 1/4000 to 30 s (1/3 step, can be extended up to 900 s in mode M), Bulb, Time x (Flash sync)

    Flash sync speed

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

    Release mode

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

    Frame advance rate1

    Up to 11 fps, Continuous L: Approx. 1 to 4 fps, Continuous H: Approx. 5 fps, Continuous H (extended): Approx. 11 fps

    Self-timer

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

    Exposure metering

    TTL metering using camera image sensor

    Metering method

    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

    Metering range2

    –4 to +17 EV

    Mode

    Auto, P: programmed auto with flexible program, S: shutter-priority auto, A: aperture-priority auto, M: manual

    Exposure compensation

    Range: –3 to +3 EV (–5 to +5 EV when the exposure compensation dial is set to [c]), Increment: 1/3 step

    Exposure lock

    Luminosity locked at detected value

    ISO sensitivity

    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 (Recommended Exposure Index)

    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

    Hybrid phase-detection/contrast AF with AF assist

    Detection range

    -4.5 to +19 EV 3, Without low-light AF: -3 to +19 EV

    Lens servo

    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 points4

    209

    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 modes

    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

    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 to 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

    Movie - metering

    TTL exposure metering using main image sensor, TTL metering using camera image sensor

    Movie - metering method

    Matrix, center-weighted, or highlight-weighted

    Movie - frame size (pixels) and frame rate5

    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)

    Movie - file format

    MOV, MP4

    Movie - video compression

    H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding

    Movie - audio recording format

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

    Movie - audio recording device

    Built-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity adjustable

    Movie - ISO sensitivity

    M: Manual selection (ISO 100–25600; 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) (Recommended Exposure Index)

    Movie - Active D-Lighting

    Same as photo settings, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, and Off

    Movie - Other options

    Time-lapse video recording, electronic vibration reduction, time codes

    Monitor

    7.5-cm (3.0–in.) diagonal, Vari-angle TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle, approximately 100% frame coverage, and color balance and 11-level manual brightness controls, Approx. 1040k-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

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

    HDMI output

    Type D HDMI connector

    Audio input

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

    Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards

    IEEE 802.11b/g/n

    Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency

    2412 to 2462 MHz (channel 11)

    Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) maximum output power

    2.4 GHz band: 8.1 dBm

    Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security

    Open system, WPA2-PSK

    Bluetooth standards

    Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2, Bluetooth: 2402 to 2480 MHz, Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402 to 2480 MHz, Bluetooth: 2.6 dBm, Bluetooth Low Energy: 1.1 dBm

    Battery

    One EN-EL25 rechargeable Li-ion battery

    AC adapter

    EH-7P charging AC adapter (available separately)

    Tripod socket

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

    Dimensions (W x H x D)

    Approx. 134.5 x 93.5 x 43.5 mm (5.3 x 3.7 x 1.8 in.)

    Operating environment - temperature

    0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F)

    Operating environment - humidity

    85% or less (no condensation)

    Supplied accessories

    BF-N1 body cap, DK-32 viewfinder eyepiece (comes attached to camera), EN-EL25 rechargeable Li-ion battery, MH-32 battery charger (plug adapter supplied in countries or regions where required; shape depends on country of sale), AN-DC23 strap