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Nikon Z50: Nikon's first APS-C mirrorless design doesn't break new ground

While it takes advantage of Nikon's history of camera design, it's pretty typical for its class.

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Front functions

The two function buttons in the front aren't squeezed tightly between the lens and the grip, which makes them more comfortable to use.

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Control layout

The control layout is similar enough to the D3500 that it shouldn't be too much of a struggle for people stepping up to the Z50.

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Connections

The Z50 has an HDMI connector, micro USB and mic jack.

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Back controls

It has a pretty typical control layout.

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Big thumb rest

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Deep grip

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50-250mm lens

When retracted, the lens is reasonably short for its focal range.

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50-250mm lens

When zoomed out, it's pretty long, though.

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Compact zoom

The manually collapsible16-50mm lens is about the same size as the equivalent power zoom.

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16-50mm lens

When expanded, the 16-50mm lens is still relatively compact.

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Dual lens kit

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58mm f0.95 Noct lens

This one's not for the Z50 -- it's $8K.

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