Pool-side, pork-fried, Puerto Rican pride. @Gon0S Because of XQD I won't buy Z6 or Z7 for half the price, I won't even buy it second hand! I don't know about you, but I like the idea of having top notch live view for my macro work. As can be seen from the gallery, AF-S Nikkor 35mm F1.8G ED is not good, because it is soft in the corners. Seriously?! Take a look. You can go on criticizing and complaining but the DSLR sales will continue to diminish. I have quite a few Nikon bodies (film, dx, fx) and tens of lenses. Make a great camera and then limit the options. @ brevoo if you plan to underexpose by 6 stops your images often, then yes, the D780 seems to have 1 stop advantage over the Z6. Sony did that for years with their alpha series FF MILCs. So, you are talking about the death of dslrs, and yes maybe you are right. Photokina has announced via a press release that after 70 years of shows in Cologne, Germany, it will be indefinitely suspended due to 'decreases in the imaging market’ that have ‘force[d] a hard cut.’. Auto ISO performance top. They've already started offers, so that doesn't seem like a good sign. Gon0S You're so in the minority to think a single card slot wasn't a gigantic failure in the Z series cameras. On my D750 I could shoot up to 3200 without the need for NR in post for most images, and could even get away with ISO 4000 as well. I went over the DxO Mark and did the comparison of the Df vs D750 vs Z6 on their comparison tool. Here is a summary of how Nikon D780 and Canon 5D MIV scores compare: Plus, it has no IBIS, which I find useful. There are big limitations on F lens use on a Z body. Why would anyone buy this D780 over a Pentax K1-II ?? well, when I say that the image quality of the Pentax K1-ii is clearly better, it is based on the image quality comparator of dpreview. Lightroom. In this buying guide we’ve rounded up all the current interchangeable lens cameras costing around $2000 and recommended the best. According to the test result, the dynamic range for D780's sensor is similar as Nikon Z6, while a bit better than Nikon D750. (I also notice that this review perpetuates the silly DP Review "banding in the deep shadows" thing for the Z cameras, which is not real-world-significant. They put their eggs in another basket. Even 13 year olds can see that. The diminishing sales number signal death of the DSLR category - like it or not. If you're looking for a high-quality camera, you don't need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market. Now, as the year winds down, we're highlighting some of our standout products of the year. Of it were? And if you have HDR on in the menu for series it shoots HDR whether one uses the button or not. Though knowing Nikon, there are portably a ton of little refinements that don’t make the spec sheet that make it a lovely camera in actual use. The best way to take advantage of XQD speed is to use it as a hard drive. Frankly, this noise was so a pity coming from guys with lame and poor knowledge what they are talking about. Combining a 37MP full-frame sensor, minimalist controls and Lightroom Mobile built in, it's a refreshing – if a bit quirky – take on the smartphone-meets-camera concept. Nikon D780 ($2,296.95) vs. Nikon D750 ($1,496.95) comparison (see also this page): Nikon D780 ($2,296.95) Nikon D750 ($1,496.95) Lens Mount Nikon F bayonet mount Nikon F bayonet mount Effective Pixels (Megapixels) 24.5 million 24.3 million Sensor Size 35.9 mmx23.9 mm 35.9 mmx24 mm Image Sensor Format FX FX File Format Still Images JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine […] Seriously, you are acting like a child. I don't know if you watched the video, but he pretty thoroughly explained why one would want a D780 in 2020. I was finding the D780 very interesting until I saw the lack of a provision for the MB-16. Thinking D500 (750 at bargain) or D780 / 750, as I have some great Nikkors and my D300 has finally given up. Nope. You are dead wrong about the banding not showing up in the real world. I stand by that. What’s the best camera for around $2000? It also offers on of the best Auto ISO implementations around. Huh? The Sigma 65mm F2 DG DN is for the photographer who wants a focal length that falls squarely between 50mm and 85mm. Fujifilm's 3.00 firmware update adds a new Pixel Shift Mult-Shot mode to its GFX 100 camera that works alongside a new Pixel Shift Combiner program to output 400MP Raw images made up from 16 individual still images. Well because CaNikon entered the mirrorless segment. Nikon D780 24.5 MP Full Frame DSLR Camera (1618) - Accessory Bundle - with Sandisk Extreme Pro 64GB Card + Additional ENEL15 Battery + Nikon Case + Cleaning Set + … I waste the rest. Of course, it's possible that your 70-200 /4 (I used a different lens) - in combination with VR and the D780 somehow causes vibration to be not optimally compensated. Hi Rishi,Its not clear what is meant by "and no risk of shutter-induced shake". What do you call it? Yes! Nice Job Nikon. I also tried the A7R4, which has the same EVF panel made by Sony as the Panasonic and Fuji...but it didn't perform as well in the Sony. Most of the statements were pretty general about the image quality as well. Here are some of our favorites. Will you try to tell us there is no difference either there ? The DSLR is far from dead. https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/image-comparison/fullscreen?attr18=lowlight&attr13_0=nikon_z6&attr13_1=nikon_d800&attr13_2=nikon_d810&attr13_3=nikon_d780&attr15_0=raw&attr15_1=raw&attr15_2=raw&attr15_3=raw&attr16_0=25600&attr16_1=25600&attr16_2=25600&attr16_3=25600&normalization=print&widget=629&x=-0.03133269365502396&y=-0.9689982728842834, @DAN I don't take pics of black cats in coal mines without flash so it doesn't matter too much to me :). This camera is more for people who have existing Nikon DSLRs and want to upgrade to another DSLR, and maybe at the same time dip their toe in the mirrorless waters and enjoy some of those advantages. The system offers fast, smooth and accurate AF in Live View and when recording video. Check out the winners of the 2020 DPReview Awards! ... Nikon D780 with a Nikon 28mm f/3.5 PC lens. Don't believe us? ...In its 2nd quarter results for fiscal year 2020, Nikon revised its financial forecasts for the year, dropping its predicted revenue from the imaging business from ¥260 billion to ¥235 billion (a drop of nearly 10%) and lowering the operating profit from ¥12 billion (~$110 million) in profit to a loss of ¥10 billion (~$92 million). Nikon have now thrown out the ability that’s standard in current DSLRs (eg D500, D850) to map key Features to Fn/Pv etc: notably you cannot use AF-On+AF-Area Mode on a Fn button. Low light is covered a bit in the Image Quality section, and you can use the comparison tool to make your own assessments. The Nikon D780 is available now with an MSRP of $2,299.95 (the same price as the D750 in 2014), or as a kit with the AF-S 24-120mm F4G ED VR lens for $2,799.95. For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. Best Mid-Range Full Frame Mirrorless: Canon R6, Sony a7 III, Nikon Z6 II, Panasonic S5. But that's me, you don't have to agree! Or is it that DSLR cameras are being built by raiding the parts bin? Obviously if you own and like s lenses you should keep using a z camera. @saikoHey, do you know you are playing with expensive devices and expensive lenses but cannot sustain a 80USD payload for a memory card ? What follows are the headiest products of 2020, the ones photographers really want. If this is true then mirrorless camera updates are nothing but big ol' firmware updates. It is already designed so will be just an adaptation in dslr.Strangely, they dropped ibis from z50 as well... Don't think the joystick omission is a deal breaker. Many reasons to get a D780 over a Z6 for me. While it does pro-rate after $75,000 I think it's only fair that those who paid in less, get less back in return--maybe that was in there, and maybe I missed it--but from my quick reading of the draft, it appears everyone who had an AGI of $75,000 or less gets $1200 (plus some other additional bonus if you have dependents/chidren, etc). And the D780 will be a joy for many of the users with a big chunk of f-bayonett lenses. I just started reading up on the Nikon D780. Fine if that's what you want, I guess. You can download raws real world raws from most of these cameras. Anyone who says that has never used a D5. I personally think you're just spoiled after having used so many mirrorless cameras. A bad EVF, however, feels like a crappy tv pressed to your eye. You could insert any other feature in place of XQD card and somebody would reply that it's absence was a massive mistake or even made the camera unacceptable. In cameras it's advantage is debatable. Please tell Nikon that this was a major mistake. Please clarify. Operating profit of 82.6 billion yen is HIGHEST since 2010.R&D expenditures in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, totaled ¥63.9 billion, an increase of ¥3.2 billion year on year.It paid dividends per share in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019, amounted to ¥60, which is increased by ¥24 from the previ- ous fiscal year and, indeed, highest since 2010. I still use d800, I don't understand all this rush about new camera, all I need I still do with d800. If it only had the IBIS, i would order one right now :(. Great features cloned across from the Z6/Z7 (which cannot customize the i-Menu in Playback by the way?). I haven't tried any other Sonys but on that basis I would be wary of not trying out modern electronic viewfinders before purchase. Maybe I will get a Z60000 one day. The 'lighter weight/less expensive/better video/IBIS equipped/more focus points' Z5 will DESTROY the sales of this camera... unless Nikon drops the price $1000. What’s the best camera for less than $1000? So the DSLR will vanish in the not-too-distant future, like the Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) that was popular from the 1930s to the 1960s. The F to Z adapter is not perfect and universal. Do you want DSLRs to die? Best Lenses for Nikon D780 DSLR camera.Looking for recommended lenses for your Nikon D780? Without even mentioning the weird experience of having 2 different AF systems in the OVF and on the back screen. For some reason Z6 users insist their choice is right for me. It features a 24MP BSI-CMOS sensor paired with an Expeed 6 processor, with a top (expanded) ISO of 204,800. The amount of negative press it generated was incredible. your car ? Not everyone interested throwing away more than 10 times (~20USD for 128GB SD Card vs 200USD for 120GB XQD) money one memory card for not any significant benefit in day to day use. Oh, and it's a lot of fun too. "Image quality is largely determined RAW post-processing software algorithm e.g. Of course not. Examples I've seen are 2 card slots and articulating LCD, I'm sure you can think of others. Oh, yeah, the new hope is to only have onboard storage and transfert files through wifi, it is really that your best wish for the storage future ? There will always be a dedicated camera market, even if it shrinks as the smartphone cameras gain capability. Nikon blames the forecast change on an “overestimation of market size/share” and the fact that the shift toward full-frame mirrorless cameras away from full-frame DSLRs “has not accelerated as expected.”, ...In other words, Nikon cameras and lenses need to start contributing to Nikon’s bottom line again instead of weighing it down. (I find the screw collar securing the 10-pin terminal fiddly to use, but that’s got little to do with its location). Measures in bits the number of colors that the sensor is able to distinguish. I too don't see it as a "cross-over". So, if were a pro I could choose between using the old f lenses on the new Z as well.But if I were going on a football game, shooting for a news agency and had three cameras in front of me to choose from, eg. You'll be setting your own aperture from the lens. Google on eg ”D850 + nps” there are a lot of settings tips how you as a pro could/should use eg the af in various situations. D5 is top of the class camera while D780 even with the grip no one bought is the bottom of the line camera. Decide what you want. We'll tell you everything you need to know about the D780 and how it did in our testing. Have a look at our initial sample gallery taken on a full-frame Sony body. Since the last four Nikon cameras (Z6, Z7, Z50, and now D780) all do this, I suspect it to be in all future Nikon's as well. Some people give the impression that a camera could be the best at everything possible but if it didn't use an XQD card it would be unacceptable. Look, no grip is pathetic no matter who does it. This minor difference of one-third of a stop probably cannot be appreciated in real-world situations as opposed to in the testing lab.