December 28, 2021



Nikon Canada Inc. is pleased to announce that firmware Ver.1.10 for the Z 9 flagship mirrorless camera is scheduled for release on January 5, 2022. This new firmware will greatly improve the duration for high-speed continuous shooting.

When shooting at 20fps in [High-Efficiency RAW + JPEG BASIC (L)] recording, the duration will improve from the previous approx. 3 seconds to the world’s longest*1 approx. 15 seconds*2.

When shooting at 20fps in [High-Efficiency RAW★+ JPEG BASIC (L)] or [JPEG FINE (L)+ JPEG BASIC (S)] recording, the duration improves from the previous approx. 3 seconds to approx. 8 seconds*2.

The improvement of high-speed continuous shooting will further support the capture of decisive moments for fast-moving subjects in high resolution.

Additionally, a future firmware update will add a variety of video functions as well as further improved operability and functionality for both stills and videos. Details, including release timing, will be shared at a later date.

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Specifications, equipment, and release dates are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.

*1 When shooting at 20 fps in [RAW + JPEG] recording with mirrorless cameras incorporating an image sensor of 30 megapixels or larger, available as of December 28, 2021, based on Nikon research.
*2 When using NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.8 S lens and ProGrade Digital Cobalt 1700R 325GB memory card. The duration will shorten if the card in slot 2 is selected for Backup, or ON is selected for Auto distortion control, etc.