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Fujifilm updates X-A3, X-A10, X-T2 and GFX 50S Cameras With New Features

Fujifilm has announced new firmware updates for X-A3, X-A10, X-T2 and GFX 50S cameras. Both X-A3 and X-A10 will be updated at the beginning of March with firmware versions 2.20. The introduced changes are as follows:

fuji x-a3

Compatible with the newly developed FUJINON XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens

The upgrade will add compatibility for the newly developed FUJINON XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens.

  • Zoom function with rear command dial when the LCD is 180 degree rotated
  • Front ring function automatically switches between “manual zoom” and “focus ring” depends on focus mode
  • Memorize the lens zoom position when power off and return to the position when power on
  • Maintain the lens zoom position in playback mode to shorten the startup time for the next shooting

Compatible with Instax SHARE SP-3

The upgrade adds compatibility with instax SHARE SP-3, as well as SP-1 and SP-2.

The Fujifilm X-T2 firmware version 2.00 will arrive in April with the following changes:

New AF tracking algorithm for moving subjects

  • Thanks to the newly developed image recognition algorithm, the update enhances AF-C to track moving subjects twice as fast as previous firmware. In addition, the update also enhances tracking to be able to capture up to 50% smaller moving subjects than before.

Enhanced touch screen operation

The firmware update will add some of the touch screen operation features which are currently available on the FUJIFILM X-E3. These touch screen features include:

  • The AutoFocus area can be moved when in focus zoom with flick operation.
  • Pinch-in/out operation in playback mode will be updated to go from full-frame playback to multi-frame playback (Nine-frame view and Hundred-frame view)
  • Select the frame in multi-frame playback with tap or drag operation or return to full-frame playback by double-tapping
  • Q (Quick) menu selection in Q menu
  • Input character with touch key-board

Support “FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO”

  • After connecting a camera to a computer via USB cable, the “FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO” enables users to convert RAW files with X Processor Pro. Fast batch processing will also be available. The “FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO” can be downloaded from the FUJIFILM website for free.

Compatible with the newly developed FUJINON XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens

The upgrade will add compatibility for the newly developed FUJINON XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ lens.

  • MF ring can be used as zoom ring
  • Maintain the lens zoom position during interval shooting
  • Maintain the lens zoom position in playback mode to shorten the startup time for the next shooting

Improve radio flash controller usability

  • The upgrade allows users to shoot with compatible third party studio flash in high speed sync. or TTL mode via their radio controllers.

RGB histogram display and highlight warning

  • If you press the function button in the histogram, RGB histogram and highlight warning (high brightness portion will blink) will be displayed.

Enlarged and customizable indicators or information

  • The upgrade allows users to enlarge indicators and information in the viewfinder and/or LCD monitor. This upgrade will also enable users to customize the location of where the information is shown on the display.

The Fujifilm GFX 50S firmware version 3.00 will be available in March and will introduce these improvements:

fuji gfx 50s

Addition of “Focus Bracketing”

  • The update will enable the photographer to shoot focus distance bracketing up to 999 frames. When the photographer start shooting, the focal location is shifted with each activation of the shutter by the step of focus shift set from 1 to 10.

Addition of “35mm Format Mode”

  • The update will enable the photographer to shoot central 36.0mm x 24.0mm (30.5M) cropped images as both JPEG and RAW files. When using 35mm format adapters, it will be easier to adjust the image size to 35mm format image circle lenses. It will also enable the photographer to use the Fn button for quicker setting changes.

“H MOUNT ADAPTER G” new firmware

  • The firmware update will expand the compatibility for the “H MOUNT ADAPTER G” accessory.

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