Compact, lightweight 4K setup for creators, vloggers and streamers
Creators, meet the camera you’ve been looking for. The Z 30 is packed with the features you need, like a front-facing screen, crisp 4K video, crystal-clear audio and worry-free autofocus. Designed to inspire your best work with easy operation, smart connectivity and convenience.
Effortless live streaming up to 60p
Stand out among a competitive field of streamers with Full HD 60p and 4K 30p video quality. Also works great with compatible web conferencing applications.
Fast, reliable autofocus
- Eye and face tracking - Locks on to the eyes of people, dogs and cats and follows them.
- Product close-ups - Focus automatically repositions when you hold something up to the camera.
- Travel protection - LCD closes inward to avoid fingerprints, smudges or scratches.
- Red REC lamp - Always know when you’re recording.
- Selfie controls - Tap the screen to change focus positions and adjust brightness. When shooting photos, you can also set the self-timer.
Easy to use
- A shortcut to the settings you use most - Easily build a custom ℹ menu, and access it with the press of a button.
- Auto Mode - Let the camera select the best settings for your situation.
Steady handheld shots
Both Z 30 kit lenses have powerful image stabilization technology that reduces shakiness when you’re walking and talking. The Z 30 also has built-in e-VR when you want extra stabilization for video.
Remote control keeps you front and center
Free camera control app. See what the camera sees, start and stop recording and take photos with the free Nikon SnapBridge app.
Optional Bluetooth® remote. Start and stop recording, take photos, control playback and access menus from a distance.
Sharp details. Natural skin tones. Great for thumbnail images, promotional posts, stories and the kind of photos that go beyond what a smartphone can achieve.
Need constant power? Just plug in the camera
When you’re near a power source, use a USB Type-C to USB Type-C cable like the Nikon UC-E25 to shoot all day. UC-E25 Cable sold separately
Keep rolling for over 2 hours straight
Let the Z 30 roll for up to 125 minutes* so you can record take after take without having to start and stop the camera.
Need help? Tap the (?)
See a short, clear explanation of what each camera setting does. Learn while you use the camera.
Transfer photos and short video clips to your smart device.
Use the free Nikon SnapBridge app to wirelessly share between the Z 30 and a compatible smartphone or tablet in the moment.
Nikon lenses expand your creativity
An all-purpose wide-angle zoom lens with image stabilization. Great for selfie videos, how-to demos, testimonials and more.
A lightweight telephoto zoom lens with image stabilization. Gets you closer to distant subjects and creates beautiful blurred backgrounds.
Many more options.
The Z 30 works with every NIKKOR Z lens, from close-up macro lenses to fast primes, so you can find your personal style.
|Lens Mount||Nikon Z-Mount|
|Image Sensor Type||CMOS sensor|
|Image Sensor Size||23.5 mm x 15.7 mm|
|Total Pixels||21.51 MP|
|Effective Pixels||20.9 MP|
|ISO Sensitivity||100 - 51,200|
|In-Body Image Stabilization||None|
|File Format||JPEG, Raw|
|Focus Type||Auto and Manual Focus|
|Focus Modes||Continuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF|
|Autofocus Points||Photo and Video |
Phase Detection: 209
|Autofocus Sensitivity||-4.5 to +19 EV|
|Shutter Type||Electronic Shutter, Mechanical Focal Plane Shutter|
|Shutter Speed||Mechanical Shutter |
1/4000 to 30 Seconds
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/4000 to 30 Seconds
1/4000 to 30 Seconds
|Continuous Shooting||Up to 11 fps at 20.8 MP|
|Self Timer||2/10-Second Delay|
|Pixel Shift Multi Shooting||None|
|Flash modes||First-Curtain Sync, Off, Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-Eye Reduction|
|Flash Sync. Speed||1/200 Second|
|Video Quality and Frame Rates||H.264/MOV/MP4 |
UHD 4K 3840 x 2160: 23.98p/25p/29.97p
Full HD 1920 x 1080: 23.98p/25p/29.97p/50p/59.94p/100p/119.88p
|Max Recording Time||Up to 125 Minutes|
|External Recording Quality and Frame Rates||UHD 4K 3840 x 2160: up to 25p/29.97p |
Full HD 1920 x 1080: up to 50p/59.94p
|Monitor Type||Articulating Touchscreen LCD|
|Monitor Resolution||1,040,000 Dot|
|Interface||USB: Type C USB connector, Type D HDMI connector; Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)|
|Wireless||Wi-Fi: 2.4 / 5 GHz |
|Battery||EN-EL25 rechargeable Li-ion battery|
|Battery Life||330 shots (CIPA)|
Movies: Approx. 75 min. of movie recording
|Battery Charger||MH-32 Battery Charger|
|AC Power||EH-7P charging AC adapter (available separately)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||5 x 2.9 x 2.3" / 128 x 73.5 x 59.5 mm|
|Weight||12.3 oz / 350 g (Body Only)|
|Operating Environment||0 °C–40 °C (+32 °F–104 °F) |
Humidity: Less than 85% (no condensation)