Nikon announced the latest firmware update for its “King of Crop” Nikon D500 has been released for 2 years with the new firmware v.1.20, adding Wi-Fi connectivity to the devices, Install SnapBridge app (version 2.5.4 or later) with some additional fixes to help the camera work more stable.
Specifically, some major bug fixes and upgrades in update v.1.20:
Nikon D500 is now able to connect to SnapBridge-installed devices via a Wi-Fi connection, for more information about it, you can see more in “Addendum to the User’s Manual”. But first, make sure that the SnapBridge app on your device has been updated from version 2.5.4 or later.
Fixed the following issues:
- The camera sometimes had trouble focusing on subjects in the focus points at the edges of the frame.
- The camera would sometimes stop responding during shooting in continuous high-speed (CH) release mode.
- The camera would sometimes not turn off after the power switch was rotated to “OFF”.