Nikon released the firmware update v1.40 for its Nikon Z5 full frame mirrorless camera. New update adds eye-detection AF during video recording, improves face/eye detection AF in addition to several new features and improvement, just like they did for their Nikon Z50 earlier.
Download page for the Nikon Z5 firmware update version 1.40
List of Improvements from Firmware Version 1.21 to 1.40
- Added support for the iOS version of NX MobileAir. Use NX MobileAir version 1.0.4 or later.
- Added support for MC-N10 remote grips.
- Added support for ML-L7 remote controls.
- Eye-detection AF is now available during video recording.
- [Save focus position] and [Recall focus position] have been added to the roles that can be assigned using Custom Setting f2 [Custom controls] in the [CUSTOM SETTING MENU]. As of February 14, 2023, these options were supported with the following lenses:
- - NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S
- - NIKKOR Z 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR S
- - NIKKOR Z 400mm f/2.8 TC VR S
- - NIKKOR Z 400mm f/4.5 VR S
- - NIKKOR Z 800mm f/6.3 VR S
- Improved eye-detection performance for [Auto-area AF].
- Improved the refresh rate for the focus points displayed in live view during subject-tracking and face/eye-detection AF.
- The behavior of autofocus during memory recall has been improved to ensure that the focus position will not change in any focus mode even if the shutter-release button is pressed halfway while focus recall is in progress.
- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the camera to stop responding when [Auto] was selected for [Set Picture Control] in the [PHOTO SHOOTING MENU].
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Nikon Z5 Key Specs
- Announcement Date: 2020-07-20
- 24MP - Full frame CMOS Sensor
- ISO 100 - 51200 ( expands to 50 - 102400)
- Nikon Z Mount
- Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
- 3.20" Tilting Screen
- 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
- 4.5fps continuous shooting
- 4K (UHD) - 3840 x 2160 video resolution
- Built-in Wireless
- 675g. 134 x 101 x 70 mm
- Weather-sealed Body
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