Z9: Flagship mirrorless Nikon camera launched with great fanfare
A media briefing for Nikon’s newly launched mirrorless camera, Z9, took place here earlier today at a local hotel. The briefing was well-attended by media personnel, socialites and professional photographers & Videographers.
The evening kick-started with guests and media mingling at the Red Carpet and taking pictures, after which recitation from the Holy Quran began, followed by the national anthem.
Host of the evening, Fatima Zara Malik introduced the key management of Nikon Pakistan present. Welcome speech was given by Director Camtronx/Nikon Pakistan, Noraiz Nasir who stated, “The Z9, with specs clearly designed to meet the needs and standards of professional video production studios has been launched with an impressive set of features.” He also shared Nikon Z9 product video which highlighted the remarkable aspects of the camera.
Regional Manager Sales & Marketing, Nikon Middle-East, Fardan Arif then briefed the audience about Z9 in Pakistan, saying “We are constantly working on improving the videography and photography standards in our country, and their performance in our digital world, by launching new products that provide our customers with greater value-addition.”
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Kashif Qadri then shared a detailed presentation on Z9 features including that it has the world’s best AF scene detection system and best-in-class 8K video resolution and internal recording.
The well-known photographer of Pakistan, Tapu Javeri, next awed the guests with his own Fashion photography experiences with the Z series.
Syed Zubair Qutab, marketing manager Camtronx/Nikon Pakistan introduced a membership programme initiated by Nikon School in Karachi. He informed, “We are giving our loyal customers a great new opportunity. On every purchase of the Z9, we are offering a membership card with amazing benefits like free educational sessions, video tours to breath-taking locations, photo walks and more”.
Bringing the briefing to a close, Nial Nasir, Director Camtronx/Nikon Pakistan said, “We have always dedicated ourselves to promoting videography and photography and young talent in Pakistan and have strived to portray a positive image of our nation through photography & Videography Culture.”
Group photos were taken before a sumptuous dinner was served.
Nikon Z9 Major Features
- 45.7MP FX-Format Stacked BSI CMOS Sensor
- EXPEED 7 Image Processor
- 493-Point Phase-Detection AF with Intelligent Subject Detection
- 20 fps Shooting in Raw, 30 fps Shooting in JPEG, 120 fps Shooting at 11MP
- Up to 8K30p and 4K120p Video Recording
- Internal 10-Bit Recording, ProRes 422 HQ and H.265 Support
- New High-Efficiency Raw File Format
- Blackout-Free EVF and Four-Axis Tilting LCD Touchscreen
- Integrated Vertical Grip, Dual CFexpress Type B Card Slots
- Built-In 5 GHz Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GNSS