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[CES 2020] Hands-on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs

Although focusing on developing Z mirrorless cameras to be ‘trendy’, but Nikon It seems that we still don’t want to leave the DSLR camera market. At CES 2020, the Japanese camera firm brought two new high-end full-frame DSLR products.

The first product is the Nikon D780, which is the successor to the D750 launched in 2014.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

As usual, Nikon cameras have the advantage of a very thick grip to create a comfortable grip for extended periods of time.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

The left side of the front side has a focus mode dial and a button to remove the lens. Behind this lens is a new 24MP BSI sensor, with improved focusing capabilities and upgraded video recording (4K / 30p and 1080 / 120p).

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

These are the connectivity ports of the device, including HDMI, USB Type-C, external shutter button, microphone and headphone ports.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

It has 2 SD memory card slots for video recording and simultaneous shooting to prevent data loss.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

At the top of the device we have the mode dial on the left …

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

… along with the basic control buttons, small traditional LCD screens of DSLRs.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

Like the D750 or other professional models, the D780 has a very dense ‘back’ button system, which makes it possible to adjust the machine quickly without having to go to the Menu.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

3.2 inch screen of the machine has been upgraded to be able to touch, accompanied by rotating out to capture difficult angles.

The D780 is an official product, and will be sold in the near future. The other is a Nikon D6, currently in development, so the device brought to CES 2020 is a prototype.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

This is the successor to the D5 series, the professional series often used by sports and wildlife photographers.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

According to the template set at CES, the D6 hasn’t changed too much in terms of exterior design, with the part we can see most clearly the ‘hunch’ for the viewfinder is more compact.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

This is still a ‘Full-size’ DSLR, with the vertical grip integrated into the camera body, which helps to place a larger capacity battery and also helps us change the shooting direction easily.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

The ports of the machine include USB ports (probably USB Type-C), HDMI, microphone and headphone ports, LAN ports to capture tether directly to the computer.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

The back has a button design that is quite similar to the D780, but adds a Joystick that controls the focus point and of course an extra screen below to display the shooting information that supports the LCD screen above.

 CES 2020 Hands on duo of Nikon D6 and D780 DSLRs | Camera

According to rumors, the camera will have a 20MP sensor, a shooting speed of 14fps (up from the D5’s 12fps), anti-shake IBIS sensor, 4K / 60p movie recording. This will definitely be a monster monster to compete with the newly launched Canon 1DX mark III, and of course at an affordable price!

[ Æsir Tales ]
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