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Save $150 on Nikon's latest Z50 mirrorless camera

Nikon Z50
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Nikon's new Z50 has only been available for a week or so but its already received a huge discount for this great Cyber Monday deal.

For a limited time only, you can pick up the Nikon Z50 twin lens kit for only $1,196.95 - that's a huge saving of $150 off the retail price and unheard of for such a new camera. 

For your money, you get this mirrorless marvel and two lenses - a standard 16-50mm zoom and a longer 50-250mm, giving you an impressive focal range that'll be great for most subjects. 

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Nikon Z50 + 16-50mm + 50-250mm: $1346.96 $1,196.95 at B&H
Save $150.01- Pick up the new Nikon Z50 with the 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR zoom lenses for just $1,196.95, down from $1,346.95 – a great saving of $150 on this new Nikon kit.

Why you should buy the Nikon Z50

The Z50 is pitched as an (even) smaller version of Nikon's highly rated Z6 and Z7 - two of our favorite mirrorless cameras in the last year or so. 

The Z50 features a smaller sensor than its full-frame siblings, but the 20.9MP APS-C sensor inside the Z50 is one of the best sensors around. 

While not aimed strictly at the first time user - the price point and array of features means it's designed more for those looking at something smaller to their DSLR or a powerful travel camera, the Z50's logical control layout means beginners shouldn't ignore if you've got the budget. 

The Z50 inherits a lot of the functionality and features of the Z6 and Z7, and has been styled to look very similar. 

There's a fast, wide Hybrid-AF autofocus system, which also includes Eye AF, while for composing your images there’s a large 2360k-dot electronic viewfinder or you can use the tilting 1040k-dot LCD monitor. A nice touch is that the screen can tilt to face all the way forwards, with a dedicated selfie mode.

Uncropped 4K video recording is available up to 30fps, as well as Full HD, slow-motion and time-lapse options.

Although the Z50 uses exactly the same mount as the older Z series snappers, two new lenses have been launched especially for it.

This is a great camera if you're looking for a powerful yet compact camera set-up that's ready to go - you just need an SD memory card. 

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