Ever evolving.

The Nikon Z series platform is designed to evolve, to add features and functionality as technology advances. Through firmware updates and, in some cases, service upgrades, Z series cameras are always at the forefront of imaging technology.

Firmware Updates

Date
Cameras
Version
04/16/2020
Z 50
1.11
Support for the Z lens’ two Fn buttons
  • Support for Z lens focus limit switch
  • Support for “M/A” (autofocus with manual override) (control specifications modified).
Date
Cameras
Version
02/18/2020
Z 6, Z 7
3.0
Enables the easy capture of photos in which focus has been acquired on a dog or cat’s eye. Learn More
Date
Cameras
Version
02/18/2020
Z 6, Z 7
3.0
Operation when subject tracking is initiated with still-image shooting in AF-C mode has been improved. Learn More
Date
Cameras
Version
02/18/2020
Z 6, Z 7
3.0
Support for the Z lens’ two Fn buttons
  • Support for Z lens focus limit switch
  • Support for “M/A” (autofocus with manual override) (control specifications modified). Learn More
Date
Cameras
Version
02/18/2020
Z 6, Z 7
3.0
Firmware Version 3.0 brings expanded support for CFexpress memory cards made by ProGrade®, Lexar® and SanDisk Extreme Pro® series. Learn More
Date
Cameras
Version
02/18/2020
Z 50
1.1
Improved AF performance in self-portrait mode, support for Nikkor Z lenses.
Date
Cameras
Version
12/17/2019
Z 6, Z 7
2.2
Firmware Version 2.2 brings support for CFexpress memory cards. These high performance memory cards offer greater storage capacity and faster transfer rates up to >1GB/sec.
Date
Cameras
Version
12/17/2019
Z 6, Z 7
2.2
Firmware Version 2.2 also prepares Z 6 and Z 7 for an optional paid upgrade (free to Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit owners) that brings ProRes Raw capability when using select Atomos® capture devices. Learn More
Date
Cameras
Version
11/21/2019
Z 6, Z 7
2.1
Firmware Version 2.1 for Z 6 and Z 7 improves the performance of Eye AF, adds a new function to Nikkor Z lenses with Control Rings (ISO Control) and adds support for DX-format Nikkor Z lenses with built-in VR.
Date
Cameras
Version
07/31/2019
Z 6, Z 7
2.0
Firmware Version 2.0 for Z 6 and Z 7 introduces Eye AF, a powerful new focusing mode, along with overall improvements to the focusing system: low light improvements, better AE Tracking in Continuous H+ (extended shooting). Learn More

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