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Fujifilm GFX 50S V3.0 and X-T20 V.2.0 Firmware Updates Coming Soon

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FUJIFILM will update the firmware of its two mirrorless cameras soon. The Fujifilm X-T20 will get firmware ver 2.0 and the medium format GFX 50S will be upgraded to ver 3.0. Here are the details. 

The free update extends the Range of functions and improves the operation of the camera. With the new firmware, the X-T20 is compatible with the RAW conversion software “FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO”. This allows the RAW data directly in camera when connected to a computer via a USB cable. is bound. The update also provides photographers with advanced flash features in the Radio remote control of compatible studio flash units from other manufacturers. About that It also introduces a new algorithm for improved AF-C tracking. The firmware update for the X-T20 will be available in early April 2018.

With the new firmware Ver. 3.00 receives the professional model several new features such as “Focus Bracketing” and “Small screen mode selection”. In addition, the camera after the update on the “H MOUNT ADAPTER G “compatible with other accessories. FUJIFILM reacts with the Update on suggestions and suggestions from professional GFX users using this Functions had particularly demanded. The firmware update will be available at the end of February 2018.

Fujifilm GFX 50s Firmware Update (ver. 3.00)

  1. Focus bracketing
    With the update, the automatic recording of image series (up to 999 images) with different focus settings is possible. After each triggering, the camera independently shifts the focus plane by the previously set step value (1-10).
  2. Small picture format mode (meaning Full Frame Format)
    In the new 35mm format mode, the active sensor area is limited to a 36.0mm x 24.0mm (30.5 megapixel) area in the center of the image. As a result, interchangeable lenses whose image circle corresponds to the 35 mm format can be used even more conveniently. If desired, one of the function keys (Fn) of the GFX 50S can be assigned this function.
  3. Compatibility with H MOUNT ADAPTER G
    The new firmware also extends the compatibility of the H MOUNT ADAPTER G with additional lenses and other accessories. A list of compatible products is available on the Internet at:

Fujifilm X-T20 Firmware Update (ver. 2.00)

  1. Improved AF tracking
    With the newly developed scene recognition algorithm, the camera can track even smaller moving objects twice as fast as with the previous firmware version.
  2. Improved touchscreen operation
    With the update, the X-T20 receives many of the touchscreen features already familiar from the FUJIFILM X-E3:
    1. Enlarge display: When you double-tap, the picture is magnified and centered on the focus point.
    2. Focus range selection: The user can move the focus point even when magnified.
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    3. Zoom in / out: If you split or contract two fingers on the display, you can now also change the thumbnail (9 pictures / 100 pictures).
    4. Select an image from the thumbnail view by tapping or dragging the image, or double-tap to full view.
    5. Function Selection via Quick Menu (Q)
    6. On-screen keyboard *
    * Except for some functions.
  3. Compatible with “FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO”
    With the FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO software, RAW data can be converted using the on-board X-Processor Pro when the camera is connected to the computer via a USB cable. Fast batch processing of several recordings in quick succession is also possible. “FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO” is available as a free download on the FUJIFILM website.
  4. User-defined operation of the FUJINON XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
    After updating the firmware, the operation of the new zoom lens FUJINON XC15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ can be configured as follows:
    1. Occupy focus ring with zoom function
    2. Maintaining the zoom position during time-lapse recording
    3. Maintaining the zoom position in playback mode (faster
    Readiness to reactivate the recording mode)
  5. More flash functions for radio remote control of studio flash units
    With the update, the high-speed flash synchronization and the TTL flash exposure mode can now also be used with radio remote control of compatible studio flash units from other manufacturers.
  6. Display RGB histogram and overexposure warning
    A function key can be used to fade in the RGB histogram as well as to activate the overexposure warning (blinking of overexposed areas).
  7. Enlarged and custom viewfinder display
    With the firmware update, the information displayed in the viewfinder and on the display can be enlarged. The position of the display can now also be selected by the user.

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