Nikon announces small and lightweight Z50 mirrorless camera with APS-C sensor
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Nikon is today introducing an entry-level, crop-sensor camera that uses the same Z-mount system as the companys Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras. The new Z50 costs $859 body only, and Nikon is also introducing two new DX-format lenses alongside it. You can bundle the camera with a 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR lens for $999.95, and theres also a two-lens kit that adds a 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR lens for a total of $1349.95. Even then, youre still coming in below the $1,800 Z6, but obviously these cameras are targeted at very different audiences. This one is made for the Instagram generation and for people who want a real camera for video. Nikon says the Z50 will ship in November.
The Z50 has a 20.9-megapixel CMOS sensor, weighs under a…