Nikon Z50 gets eye-detect AF for video in latest firmware update

Nikon Z50
(Image credit: Nikon)

Nikon has just released firmware version 2.40 for the Z50. This update includes eye-detection AF for video, improved eye-detection for Auto-area AF, and improved refresh rate for focus points in live view when shooting with subject tracking or eye-detection AF. 

Released in October 2019, the Nikon Z50 was the company’s first Z-mount APS-C mirrorless camera. With a competitive retail price it was one of the best-value cameras on the market, and one of the best cameras for beginners

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.