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Nikon Z50 vs Pentax 645Z

The Nikon Z50 and the Pentax 645Z are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in October 2019 and April 2014. The Z50 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the 645Z is a DSLR. The cameras are based on an APS-C (Z50) and a medium format (645Z) sensor. The Nikon has a resolution of 20.7 megapixels, whereas the Pentax provides 51.1 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Nikon Z50 versus Pentax 645Z
Nikon Z50 Pentax 645Z
Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
Nikon Z mount lenses Pentax 645 mount lenses
20.7 MP, APS-C Sensor 51.1 MP, Medium Format Sensor
4K/30p Video 1080/60i Video
ISO 100-51,200 (100 - 204,800) ISO 100-204,800
Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots) Optical viewfinder
3.2 LCD, 1040k dots 3.2 LCD, 1037k dots
Tilting touchscreen Tilting screen (not touch-sensitive)
11 shutter flaps per second 3 shutter flaps per second
Weathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
320 shots per battery charge650 shots per battery charge
127 x 94 x 60 mm, 450 g 156 x 117 x 123 mm, 1550 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Nikon Z50 and the Pentax 645Z? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Nikon Z50 and the Pentax 645Z. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Nikon Z50 vs Pentax 645Z
Compare Z50 versus 645Z top
Comparison Z50 or 645Z rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Pentax 645Z is considerably larger (53 percent) than the Nikon Z50. Moreover, the 645Z is substantially heavier (244 percent) than the Z50. In this context, it is worth noting that both cameras are splash and dust-proof and can, hence, be used in inclement weather conditions or harsh environments.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

The power pack in the Z50 can be charged via the USB port, so that it is not always necessary to take the battery charger along when travelling.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Nikon Z50 127 mm 94 mm 60 mm 450 g 320 Y Oct 2019 859 i
2.
 
Pentax 645Z 156 mm 117 mm 123 mm 1550 g 650 Y Apr 2014 8,499 i
3.
 
Canon M50 116 mm 88 mm 59 mm 390 g 235 n Feb 2018 779 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS R 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm X-T30 118 mm 83 mm 47 mm 383 g 380 n Feb 2019 899 i
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T3 133 mm 93 mm 59 mm 539 g 390 Y Sep 2018 1,499 i
8.
 
Hasselblad X1D 150 mm 98 mm 71 mm 725 g .. Y Jun 2016 8,995 i
9.
 
Leica SL 147 mm 104 mm 39 mm 847 g 400 Y Oct 2015 7,450 i
10.
 
Nikon D3500 124 mm 97 mm 70 mm 365 g 1550 n Aug 2018 429 i
11.
 
Nikon D5500 124 mm 97 mm 70 mm 420 g 820 n Jan 2015 899 i
12.
 
Nikon D5300 125 mm 98 mm 76 mm 480 g 600 n Oct 2013 799 i
13.
 
Panasonic G95 130 mm 94 mm 77 mm 536 g 290 Y Apr 2019 999 i
14.
 
Pentax 645D 156 mm 117 mm 119 mm 1480 g 800 Y Mar 2010 9,995 i
15.
 
Sony A6400 120 mm 67 mm 50 mm 403 g 410 Y Jan 2019 899 i
16.
 
Sony A6100 120 mm 67 mm 59 mm 396 g 420 n Aug 2019 749 i
17.
 
Sony A6300 120 mm 67 mm 49 mm 404 g 400 Y Feb 2016 999 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will obviously take relative prices into account. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. The Z50 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 90 percent) than the 645Z, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Nikon Z50 features an APS-C sensor and the Pentax 645Z a medium format sensor. The sensor area in the 645Z is 289 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.5 and 0.79. The sensor in the Z50 has a native 3:2 aspect ratio, while the one in the 645Z offers a 4:3 aspect.

Nikon Z50 and Pentax 645Z sensor measures

With 51.1MP, the 645Z offers a higher resolution than the Z50 (20.7MP), but the 645Z nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.30μm versus 4.22μm for the Z50) due to its larger sensor. However, the Z50 is a much more recent model (by 5 years and 5 months) than the 645Z, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that neither of the two cameras has an anti-alias filter installed, so they are able to capture all the detail the sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Pentax 645Z implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the 645Z for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 41.3 x 31 inches or 104.9 x 78.6 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 33 x 24.8 inches or 83.9 x 62.9 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 27.5 x 20.6 inches or 69.9 x 52.4 cm. The corresponding values for the Nikon Z50 are 27.8 x 18.6 inches or 70.7 x 47.1 cm for good quality, 22.3 x 14.8 inches or 56.6 x 37.7 cm for very good quality, and 18.6 x 12.4 inches or 47.1 x 31.4 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Z50 has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Nikon Z50 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 51200, which can be extended to ISO 100-204800. The corresponding ISO settings for the Pentax 645Z are ISO 100 to ISO 204800 (no boost).

Z50 versus 645Z MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Nikon Z50 APS-C 20.7 5568 37124K/30p...... ..
2.
 
Pentax 645Z Medium Format 51.1 8256 61921080/60i26.014.74505 101
3.
 
Canon M50 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p...... ..
4.
 
Canon 5DS Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.712.42381 87
5.
 
Canon 5DS R Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.612.42308 86
6.
 
Fujifilm X-T30 APS-C 26.0 6240 41604K/30p...... ..
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T3 APS-C 26.0 6240 41604K/60p...... ..
8.
 
Hasselblad X1D Medium Format 51.3 8272 62001080/25p26.214.84489 102
9.
 
Leica SL Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.013.41821 88
10.
 
Nikon D3500 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p...... ..
11.
 
Nikon D5500 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.114.01438 84
12.
 
Nikon D5300 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.013.91338 83
13.
 
Panasonic G95 Four Thirds 20.2 5184 38884K/30p...... ..
14.
 
Pentax 645D Medium Format 39.5 7264 5440none24.612.61262 82
15.
 
Sony A6400 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p2413.61431 83
16.
 
Sony A6100 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p...... ..
17.
 
Sony A6300 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p24.413.71437 85

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the Z50 provides a higher video resolution than the 645Z. It can shoot video footage at 4K/30p, while the Pentax is limited to 1080/60i.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the Z50 has an electronic viewfinder (2360k dots), while the 645Z has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The viewfinder in the Z50 offers a wider field of view (100%) than the one in the 645Z (98%), so that a larger proportion of the captured image is visible in the finder. On the other hand, the viewfinder of the 645Z has a higher magnification (0.78x vs 0.68x), so that the size of the image transmitted appears closer to the size seen with the naked human eye. The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Nikon Z50 and Pentax 645Z along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Nikon Z502360 n 3.2 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 11.0 Y n
2.
 
Pentax 645Zoptical Y 3.2 1037 tilting n 1/4000s 3.0 n n
3.
 
Canon M502360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
4.
 
Canon 5DSoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
5.
 
Canon 5DS Roptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
6.
 
Fujifilm X-T302360 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y n
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T33690 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/8000s 11.0 n n
8.
 
Hasselblad X1D2360 n 3.0 920 fixed Y 1/2000s 2.3 n n
9.
 
Leica SL4400 Y 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/8000s 11.0 n n
10.
 
Nikon D3500optical n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
11.
 
Nikon D5500optical n 3.2 1037 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
12.
 
Nikon D5300optical n 3.2 1037 swivel n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
13.
 
Panasonic G952360 n 3.0 1240 swivel Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y Y
14.
 
Pentax 645Doptical Y 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 1.1 n n
15.
 
Sony A64002359 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/4000s 11.0 Y n
16.
 
Sony A61001440 n 3.0 922 tilting Y 1/4000s 11.0 Y n
17.
 
Sony A63002359 n 3.0 922 tilting n 1/4000s 11.0 Y n

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The Z50 has one, while the 645Z does not. While the built-in flash of the Z50 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The Z50 has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the 645Z does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the Z50 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Nikon Z50 and the Pentax 645Z both have an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the Z50 and the 645Z write their files to SDXC cards. The 645Z features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the Z50 only has one slot. The Z50 supports UHS-II cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 312 MB/s), while the 645Z can use UHS-I cards (up to 104 MB/s).

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Nikon Z50 and Pentax 645Z and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Nikon Z50YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
2.
 
Pentax 645ZYstereomonoY-mini3.0---
3.
 
Canon M50YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
4.
 
Canon 5DSYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
5.
 
Canon 5DS RYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
6.
 
Fujifilm X-T30YstereomonoY-micro3.1Y-Y
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T3YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
8.
 
Hasselblad X1DYstereomonoYYmini3.0Y--
9.
 
Leica SLYstereomonoYYfull3.0Y--
10.
 
Nikon D3500Ymonomono--mini2.0--Y
11.
 
Nikon D5500YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
12.
 
Nikon D5300YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
13.
 
Panasonic G95YstereomonoYYmicro2.0Y-Y
14.
 
Pentax 645DYstereo----2.0---
15.
 
Sony A6400YstereomonoY-micro2.0YYY
16.
 
Sony A6100YstereomonoY-micro2.0YYY
17.
 
Sony A6300YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-

It is notable that the Z50 offers wifi support, while the 645Z does not. Wifi can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Pentax 645Z (unlike the Z50) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Both the Z50 and the 645Z are recent models that are part of the current product line-up. The 645Z replaced the earlier Pentax 645D, while the Z50 does not have a direct predecessor. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Nikon and Pentax websites.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Which of the two cameras – the Nikon Z50 or the Pentax 645Z – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Arguments in favor of the Nikon Z50:

  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/60i).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • More complete view: Has a viewfinder with a larger field of view (100% vs 98%).
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (11 vs 3 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • More compact: Is smaller (127x94mm vs 156x117mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 1100g or 71 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • More legacy lens friendly: Can take a broad range of non-native lenses via adapters.
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports a more advanced SD data transfer standard (UHS-II vs UHS-I).
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (90 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More modern: Reflects 5 years and 5 months of technical progress since the 645Z launch.

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Advantages of the Pentax 645Z:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (51.1 vs 20.7MP), which boosts linear resolution by 54%.
  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.78x vs 0.68x).
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (650 versus 320) out of a single battery charge.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.0 vs 2.0).
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in April 2014).

If the number of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the Z50 is the clear winner of the match-up (18 : 9 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding on a new camera. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

Z50 18:09 645Z

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Nikon Z50 and the Pentax 645Z place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best DSLR Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the Z50 or the 645Z. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Nikon Z505/5..85/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2019 859 i
2.
 
Pentax 645Z5/5....4.5/55/5 Apr 2014 8,499 i
3.
 
Canon M50..+79/100..3.5/5 Feb 2018 779 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS..+83/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS R5/5+83/1005/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm X-T305/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2019 899 i
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T35/5+ +88/1005/55/5 Sep 2018 1,499 i
8.
 
Hasselblad X1D..o81/100..4/5 Jun 2016 8,995 i
9.
 
Leica SL4/5..84/1004.5/54/5 Oct 2015 7,450 i
10.
 
Nikon D3500....75/1004/54.5/5 Aug 2018 429 i
11.
 
Nikon D55005/5+79/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2015 899 i
12.
 
Nikon D53004/5+ +79/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2013 799 i
13.
 
Panasonic G954.5/5+83/1004.5/54.5/5 Apr 2019 999 i
14.
 
Pentax 645D5/5........ Mar 2010 9,995 i
15.
 
Sony A64004/5+85/1004.5/54/5 Jan 2019 899 i
16.
 
Sony A6100....82/1004/55/5 Aug 2019 749 i
17.
 
Sony A63004.5/5+85/1005/55/5 Feb 2016 999 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Nikon Z50 vs Pentax 645Z

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Nikon Z50 Pentax 645Z
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens Pentax 645 mount lenses
    Launch Date October 2019 April 2014
    Launch Price USD 859 USD 8,499
    Sensor Specs Nikon Z50 Pentax 645Z
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor Medium Format Sensor
    Sensor Size 23.5 x 15.7 mm 43.8 x 32.8 mm
    Sensor Area 368.95 mm2 1436.64 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 28.3 mm 54.7 mm
    Crop Factor 1.5x 0.79x
    Sensor Resolution 20.7 Megapixels 51.1 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 5568 x 3712 pixels 8256 x 6192 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.22 μm 5.30 μm
    Pixel Density 5.60 MP/cm2 3.56 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video 1080/60i Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 51,200 ISO 100 - 204,800 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 204,800 ISO no Enhancement
    Image Processor EXPEED 6 PRIME III
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 101
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 26.0
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 14.7
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 4505
    Screen Specs Nikon Z50 Pentax 645Z
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Optical viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 98%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.68x 0.78x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2360k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.2inch 3.2inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 1037k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Tilting screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Nikon Z50 Pentax 645Z
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 11 shutter flaps/s 3 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/4000sno E-Shutter
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    UHS card support UHS-II UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Nikon Z50 Pentax 645Z
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI mini HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port External MIC port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in no Bluetooth
    Body Specs Nikon Z50 Pentax 645Z
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
    Battery Type EN-EL25 D-LI90
    Battery Life (CIPA)320 shots per charge650 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging no USB charging
    Body Dimensions 127 x 94 x 60 mm
    (5.0 x 3.7 x 2.4 in)
    156 x 117 x 123 mm
    (6.1 x 4.6 x 4.8 in)
    Camera Weight 450 g (15.9 oz) 1550 g (54.7 oz)

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