Nikon Japan Confirmed Nikon Z6 & Z7 Firmware Ver.2.0 will be Available on May 16th

Nikon Japan additionally confirmed that the upcoming firmware model 2.0 for Nikon Z6 and Z7 shall be obtainable for obtain on May 16th, tomorrow.

From Nikon Japan:

Thank you very a lot for utilizing Nikon merchandise.

We are happy to announce that the obtain begin date for firmware model 2.0 for mirrorless digicam “Z 7 / Z 6” has been determined.

The obtain will begin on May 16, 2019

This new firmware replace will add Eye-detection AF, AF and AE enhancements for Z6 & Z7. While CFexpress help and Raw video over HDMI to the Z6 and Z7 is not going to embody on this firmware model 2.0.

1. Support for Eye-Detection AF for nonetheless picture capturing (scheduled for launch in May 2019).
Eye-Detection AF is handy for portrait images. The Eye-Detection AF in improvement will work not solely with the AF-S (Single AF) focus mode that’s handy when photographing nonetheless human topics, but in addition with the AF-C (Continuous AF) focus mode, which is efficient when photographing human topics that regularly modify or change their pose. What’s extra, the operate is able to detecting a number of eyes, from which the consumer can choose the attention upon which the digicam ought to focus, permitting the photographer larger flexibility when photographing a number of folks to go well with their intent.

2. Increased AF/AE efficiency (scheduled for launch in May 2019)
AE (auto publicity) monitoring shall be newly potential in steady high-speed (prolonged) mode, along with the AF monitoring that existed beforehand. In addition, low-light AF efficiency shall be improved, enabling quicker autofocusing in darkish or dimly lit environment with each still-image capturing and film recording.