Nikon Z50 vs Nikon D780 Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Z50 vs Nikon D780.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Nikon Z50 and Nikon D780. While Nikon Z50 has APS-C sensor, Nikon D780 has 35mm sensor and 20.9 has a 20.9 MP and Nikon D780 has a 24.5 MP resolution.

  Nikon Z50 Nikon D780
  Nikon Z50 Front Nikon D780 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Nikon
Megapixels 20.9 24.5
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2) 6048 x 4024 (24.3 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 ISO 100 - 51,200, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 102,400), Hi-2 (ISO 204,800), Auto (adjustable)
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF with 209 PDAF points; Pinpoint, Single-Point, Dynamic-area AF, Wide-area AF (S/L), Auto-area AF; Face and Eye-detect AF OVF: 51-point (15 cross-type, f/8 supported by 11 points) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking via Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX II; Hybrid phase-detect/contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 ISO 100 - 51,200, Lo-1 (ISO 50), Hi-1 (ISO 102,400), Hi-2 (ISO 204,800), Auto (adjustable)
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 900 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 2,359,296 dots (786,432 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.02x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3 to +3 diopter, eye sensor SLR type; fixed eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.70x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MOV, MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, AAC) MOV (H.264/MPEG-4 AVC video with Linear PCM audio)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/200
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack (plug-in power supported) USB 3.1 Gen1 USB-C, Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal, 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Headphone Jack, Built-in Wi-Fi
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 280 shots 2260 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 18.8 oz (533 g) includes batteries, kit lens 29.6 oz (840 g)
Size 5.0 x 3.7 x 2.4 in. (127 x 94 x 60 mm) 5.6 x 4.5 x 3.0 in. (144 x 116 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $998.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,299.00
Release Date 2019-11-15 2020-01-25