Firmware 2.0

Powerful new features, improved performance, and enhanced functionality for both photography and video.

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Improved performance across the board.

Increased functionality with Nikon apps.

NX MobileAir

  • Added an option to save camera settings to your smartphone.
  • Status of NX MobileAir is now displayed in live view.
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NX Field

  • Up to 20 synchronized release groups can now be registered.
  • Up to 16 remote cameras can now be controlled from a master camera.
  • Copyright information on a master camera can now be overwritten with copyright information on a remote camera.
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More Firmware 2.0 Enhancements

  • Cycle AF-area function for quick switching between AF modes.
  • Exposure Delay mode for shake-free tripod shooting.
  • Additional 1.3, 1.7, 2.3, and 2.7 EV exposure bracketing increments.
  • Expanded custom control functions.
  • Control over focus point outline thickness.
  • New custom shutter sounds and volume options.
  • Vertical orientation of info and menu displays.
  • Improved magnified playback operation during frame advance.
  • Additional settings options for Non-CPU lenses.
  • Improved EVF brightness during playback.
  • Remaining card space warning during video recording.

Z 8 Firmware 2.0

Discover even more new features and enhancements on the firmware download page.

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Also available via the SnapBridge app. (as of February 8, 2024)

When your Z 8 is paired, SnapBridge will notify you of available updates and allow you to send Firmware 2.0 directly to the memory card for a quick, easy, and totally wireless, install.

Learn more about the Z 8.

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± Wi-Fi Compatibility

This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad® or smart devices running on the Android™ operating system. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.

Using the SnapBridge App

System Requirements:

Android version 5.0 or later
iOS version 11 or later
A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.

Updating to Version 2:

Images downloaded to the smart device with version 1.x will no longer be displayed in the Gallery after you upgrade to version 2, but can be viewed in the “Photos” app provided with the smart device.

Make sure your camera’s firmware is updated to the current version.

Compatible cameras:

Z 9, Z 8, Z f, Z 7II/Z 7, Z 6II/Z 6, Z 5, Z fc, Z 50, Z 30, D6, D780, D850, D500

As of SnapBridge version 2.9, Android users of the SnapBridge app will also have compatibility with these cameras:

D750, D7200, D7100, D5500, D5300, D3300, Df, J5, P900, AW130, S7000 and S3700

Compatible devices are those capable of acquiring location information and those that support BLE (iPhone® 5S or later, iPad® 5th Generation or later, iPhone X or later).

For compatibility and to download the application, please visit:

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