What are the details of Nikon’s new cinema 8K/4K RAW codec on the Z9?

Nikon is keeping the details of internal RAW recording close to its chest so far, I think partly because the firmware isn’t yet final and most of the RAW recording capabilities will be added later in a 2022 firmware update.

However what we do know is that Nikon is licensing a RAW codec technology for the Z9 from “intoPIX”.

Quite how they are manoeuvring around RED’s compressed RAW patent is another question mark, but we’ll see if we can figure out some answers below…

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Nikon Z9 and Z5 plus affordable 4K shooting D5700 in the works?

Nikon has registered several new models with the wireless agencies worldwide, with rumours that a high-end mirrorless Z9 is due to be released this year, along with a more affordable Z5 aimed at the lower-end of the full frame market around $1200. The first affordable Nikon APS-C DSLR to shoot non-cropped Super 35mm 4K is expected to be the Nikon D5700.

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