Nikon Z6 & Z7 Firmware Update (Version 2.01)

Nikon has released a firmware update for the Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras that fixes a number of minor issues detailed below. This firmware (Ver. 2.01) is available for download from Nikon here:

Download Z6 firmware update

Download Z7 firmware update

Update from Firmware Ver. 2.00 to 2.01 fixes the following issues:

If the camera detected faces during still photography or movie recording at the settings listed below, it would in very rare instances begin to respond more slowly, display an error, or stop responding altogether.

Still Photography

  • Auto-area AF selected for AF-area mode in the PHOTO SHOOTING MENU
  • Face and eye detection on or Face detection on selected for Custom Setting a4 (Auto-area AF face/eye detection) in the CUSTOM SETTING MENU

Movie Recording

  • Auto-area AF selected for AF-area mode in the MOVIE SHOOTING MENU
  • Face and eye detection on or Face detection on selected for Custom Setting a4 (Auto-area AF face/eye detection) in the CUSTOM SETTING MENU

In very rare instances, the bottoms of pictures taken with all the following settings in effect would not appear as expected:

  • Mode dial rotated to AUTO, P, or A
  • An NEF (RAW) option selected for Image quality in the PHOTO SHOOTING MENU
  • 14-bit selected for NEF (RAW) recording > NEF (RAW) bit depth in the PHOTO SHOOTING MENU
  • Auto selected for Custom Setting d5 (Shutter type) in the CUSTOM SETTING MENU
  • Continuous H (extended) release mode selected with the release mode/self-timer button

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