Nikon Z6 & Z7 Firmware Coming Soon: Add Eye AF, Raw video support and CFexpress support !

Ahead of CES 2019, along with NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens, Nikon has announced that new firmware update for Nikon Z6 & Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras is coming soon. The new firmware will add Eye AF, RAW video support, CFexpress support to Z series cameras.

  • CFexpress  Coming soon to the Z 6 and Z 7 cameras is support for CFexpress, which is compatible with the XQD memory card form-factor.
  • Eye AF  Under development is an Eye AF function, which will automatically detect the subject’s eyes to make attaining critical focus on the eyes easier. It will allow users to capture photos in which focus has been clearly acquired on the subject’s eye, which is useful for portrait, event and street photography scenarios.
  • RAW Video Support  Nikon is currently developing a feature that works with the ATOMOS Ninja V to output video in RAW format, using the ProRes RAW codec.

Details, including the release date of new firmware updates, will be shared at a later date.