The Nikon Z9 DWARFS the Nikon Z7 – but is smaller than the Nikon D6

The Nikon Z9 DWARFS the Nikon Z7 – but is smaller than the Nikon D6
(Image credit: Yong Choi / Nikon Rumors)

A recently published size comparison image reveals that the Nikon Z9 dwarfs its mirrorless sibling, the Z7, but is notably smaller than its DSLR equivalent, the D6.

When the Nikon Z9 was revealed this month in a surprise (though not unexpected)  development announcement, there was a dearth of actual details surrounding the replacement for the Nikon D6 as the Big N's new flagship camera. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.