Nikon has introduced firmware updates for its Z Collection mirrorless cameras that deliver elevated AF efficiency, improved monitoring, and extra. The replace can be launched on April 26, 2021.
Nikon’s Z Collection vary, impressed by the sturdy Nikon D850 DSLR, brings each full-frame FX-format and the smaller DX-format sensor to compact and light-weight mirrorless digital camera our bodies, whereas nonetheless preserving that acquainted Nikon DSLR consumer expertise. The Z7 II — the newest mirrorless from the Z Collection — simply received a DxOMark score of 100 in sensor testing, becoming a member of D850 amongst others within the first place amongst full-frame cameras (whereas rating barely behind two medium-format cameras on the listing).
The newest firmware replace will apply to Nikon’s total assortment of Z Collection mirrorless cameras: model 1.20 for the Z7 II and Z 6II, model 3.30 for the Z7 and Z6, model 1.10 for the Z5, and lastly, model 2.10 for the Z50. The replace will not be bringing out any main modifications, nevertheless it ought to enhance the usability and reliability of already present options of those cameras.
Firmware model 1.20 for the Z7 II and Z6 II will deliver an total elevated AF efficiency to ship extra secure capturing, which incorporates sooner focusing when capturing with AF in low gentle conditions and when utilizing subject-tracking AF. The replace additionally consists of improved AF usability when utilizing an exterior speedlight, for instance, in scenes the place beforehand the cameras discovered it troublesome to detect faces and eyes. The topic visibility has additionally been improved throughout stay view capturing.
Equally, Z5 firmware replace 1.10 will improve AF detection velocity throughout low gentle capturing conditions when utilizing the Low-Gentle AF mode.
A brand new “Save Focus Place” possibility has been added to the Nikon Z7, Z6, Z50, and Z5 cameras via their firmware updates 3.30, 2.19, and 1.10 respectively. This setting permits customers to avoid wasting the present focus place when the digital camera is turned off and to revive it when they’re subsequent turned on.
Out of the entire listing of Z Collection, the Z6 is the one one that may obtain a voice memo recording/enjoying operate, which the corporate says has already been well-liked with the Nikon D6 DSLR cameras. Nevertheless, Nikon additionally reveals that this operate is deliberate for the Z6 II in a future firmware replace.
You’ll be capable to obtain the firmware updates from the Nikon website once they’re launched to the general public.