Alongside the brand new Fuji X-S10 digicam and the up to date Fujinon XF10-24mm f/4 R OIS WR lens, Fujifilm additionally quietly introduced one thing else right now: a firmware replace for the Fuji X-T3 that may enhance the digicam’s AF efficiency “to the identical degree as the Fujifilm X-T4.”
The upcoming firmware (Model 4.0) shall be launched on October 28th, and Fujifilm claims that it’s going to considerably enhance AF efficiency throughout the board: boosting total AF velocity, bettering AF monitoring efficiency, rising the hit price when utilizing Face/Eye AF, and bettering low-light autofocus as properly.
In line with the (pre)release notes, the height AF velocity has been reduce from 0.06 to only 0.02 seconds, matching the X-T4, and the algorithm for predicting topic movement has been up to date, bringing the “anticipated ‘hit price’” to “90% or extra.” Fuji additionally claims that AF monitoring efficiency has been doubled—together with Face and Eye Detection monitoring—and that low-light autofocus has been improved to work in “close to darkness.”
For those who’re taking pictures wide-open on the new 50mm f/1.0, the digicam ought to now be capable of focus all the way in which right down to -7EV.
Lastly, a few miscellaneous enhancements have additionally been made, together with: the flexibility to vary the dimensions of the only AF level throughout video recording and scores assist for third-party software program so your in-camera star scores don’t get misplaced on import.
All in all, it appears like Fujifilm is continuous to steer on the firmware entrance by releasing updates that really make it much less probably that photographers will improve to the latest mannequin. Kudos for that. To study extra about this replace or learn the total launch notes, click here.