Nikon Z fc vs Nikon Z6 II
This is a full comparison between the cameras Nikon Z fc and Nikon Z6 II. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.
These cameras are both manufactured by Nikon.Nikon Z fc were released 2021 and Nikon Z6 II was released 2020. That is a 1 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.
|Nikon Z fc||2021|
|Nikon Z6 II||2020|
Type of camera
Both these cameras are Mirrorless cameras. No difference there.
Sensors / crop factor
These cameras have different sensors. Nikon Z fc has a "DX"-sensor while Nikon Z6 II has a "FX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.
|Camera||Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **|
|Nikon Z fc||75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5
|Nikon Z6 II||50 mm
No crop factor/focal length multiplier
** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"
Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:
Camera selection can affect the focal length (Nikon)
Nikon Z fc has a 21 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon Z6 II has 25 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:
|Nikon Z fc||
5568 x 3712
|Nikon Z6 II||
6048 x 4024
Nikon Z6 II has a 18 % larger resolution than Nikon Z fc. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.
Both of these cameras offer the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 51200.
|Nikon Z fc||100-51200|
|Nikon Z6 II||100-51200|
Autofocus and lens compatibility
Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.
Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z fc
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon Z6 II
Pictures per second
Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Nikon Z fc can shoot up to 11 pictures per seconds and Nikon Z6 II can shoot up to 14 pictures per seconds.
|Camera||FPS (Frames per second)|
|Nikon Z fc||11|
|Nikon Z6 II||14|
Ability to record movies
It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.
In this case, both Nikon Z fc and Nikon Z6 II can shoot movies.
The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.
Nikon Z6 II weighs 705 gr (equal to 1,55 lb) which is 58% heavier than Nikon Z fc and its 445 gr (or 0,98 lb).
|Nikon Z fc||445 gr
|Nikon Z6 II||705 gr