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.

Date
Product
Version
4/26/2021
Z 50
2.1
Support for Save focus position when camera turned off.
Date
Product
Version
4/26/2021
Z 5
1.1
Improved AF in low light when using the custom menu low-light AF mode option.
Date
Product
Version
4/26/2021
Z 6
3.3
Support for Save focus position when camera turned off. Voice memo feature has been added.
Date
Product
Version
4/26/2021
Z 7
3.3
Support for Save focus position when camera turned off.
Date
Product
Version
4/26/2021
Z 6II, Z 7II
1.2
Firmware v1.2 improves AF in low light for the Z 6II + Z 7II, improves focus tracking for both Face and Eye-detect AF and Increases face/eye detection with live view shooting when an external flash is used.
Date
Product
Version
2/25/2021
Z 6II, Z 7II
1.10
Firmware Version 1.10 enhances eye-detect AF for the Z 6II + Z 7II, adds powerful 4K 60p video for the Z 6II, and support for Blackmagic RAW video capability for cameras that have had the optional RAW video upgrade applied. Learn More
Date
Product
Version
2/25/2021
Z 6II, Z 7II
1.10
Firmware Version 1.10 prepares Z 6II and Z 7II for an optional paid upgrade (free to Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit owners) that brings Blackmagic RAW capability when using Blackmagic capture devices. Learn More
Date
Product
Version
12/17/2020
Z 6, Z 7
3.20
Firmware Version 3.20 prepares Z 6 and Z 7 for an optional paid upgrade (free to Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit owners) that brings Blackmagic RAW capability when using Blackmagic capture devices. Learn More
Date
Product
Version
12/15/2020
Z 7II
1.01
Improved overall reliability.
Date
Product
Version
12/15/2020
Z 6II
1.02
Improved overall reliability.
Date
Product
Version
11/17/2020
Z 6II
1.01
Minor Adjustments
Date
Product
Version
10/27/2020
Z 5
1.02
Added support for NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2 S lenses.
Date
Product
Version
10/15/2020
Z 6, Z 7
3.12
Minor Adjustments
Date
Product
Version
10/15/2020
Z 50
2.02
Minor Adjustments
Date
Product
Version
09/29/2020
Z 5
1.01
Minor Adjustments
Date
Product
Version
09/29/2020
Z 6, Z 7
3.11
Minor Adjustments
Date
Product
Version
07/21/2020
Z 50
2.0
Enables the easy capture of photos in which focus has been acquired on a dog or cat’s eye. Learn More
Date
Product
Version
07/21/2020
Z 50
2.0
Operation when subject tracking is initiated with still-image shooting in AF-C mode has been improved. Learn More
Date
Product
Version
07/21/2020
Z 50
2.0
Added support for Nikon Z mount TC-1.4x/TC 2.0x teleconverters and more.
Date
Product
Version
07/21/2020
FTZ Mount Adapter
1.10
Added support for F mount lens firmware updates. Learn More
Date
Product
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
Product
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
Product
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
Product
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
Product
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
Product
Version
02/18/2020
Z 50
1.1
Improved AF performance in self-portrait mode, support for Nikkor Z lenses.
Date
Product
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
Product
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
Product
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
Product
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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