Z8 New Firmware Ver. 2.0

Z8 New Firmware Ver. 2.0

Upgrade your
Z 8 with new

Discover new features for greater focus and precision, better operability, custom controls, and a new level of excellence in wildlife and portraiture. Unlock the full potential of your  Z 8 today with the Firmware Update version 2.00.


Effortlessly track birds with enhanced AF detection from the AF subject-detection [Birds] option. Whether they're small in frame or mid-flight, our improved detection and tracking performance make bird photography and videography more precise.

Seize the Shot with Auto Capture.

Auto Capture simplifies shooting in tough conditions, effortlessly capturing subjects, providing versatile camera positions, and eliminating shooting stress. The feature is also available when used with DX-format lenses or with the [DX] image area setting. Now with [Airplane] mode among its subject detections, it's your new go-to for dynamic aviation stills and videos. 

Pixel Shift. Pixel Perfect.

Capture unparalleled details and defined textures with pixel-shift shooting, leveraging in-camera VR to shift image sensor positions when shooting multiple NEF (RAW) files. Achieve an astonishing 180-megapixel resolution with 16 or 32 shots as you process your images with various compatible third-party RAW image-processing software.

All About

Rich Tone Portrait Picture Control delivers exquisite tones, while minimising white clipping for ideal retouching and image enhancement. Utilise features such as portrait balance, skin softening, and auto white balance (AWB) performance, and pair them with NIKKOR Z S-Line lenses for stunning results.


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