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Fujifilm to update firmware for X-Pro1, X-E2, X-E1 and X100S (again)

By dpreview staff on Nov 28, 2013 at 07:42 GMT

Fujifilm has announced forthcoming firmware updates for its X-Pro1, X-E2 and X-E1 mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, and for the X100S fixed-lens large sensor compact. Features promised include customizable Auto ISO, exposure preview in manual exposure mode, improved workflow for in-camera Raw conversion, and the ability to edit filenames in-camera. The X-Pro1 and X100S will also gain more accurate viewfinder framelines. The update for the X-Pro1 will be available on 5th December; those for the X-E1, X-E2 and X100S on 19th December.

We're hugely impressed by Fujifilm's continual updates and improvements to its cameras - it's fair to say that the X-Pro1 has been transformed since its launch into one of the most capable mirrorless models on the market. In this round of updates, the X-Pro1, X-E1 and X100S inherit many of the small tweaks first seen in the X-E2; users are likely to appreciate the addition of customizable Auto ISO in particular.

Quick summary of key changes:

  • Ability to edit the file name of shots taken in-camera
  • Improvements made to the in-camera RAW file converter process 
  • More precise display of the exposure setting in live-view and histogram* 
  • Improved playback view and file numbering for continuous shooting* 
  • Ability to change aperture and shutter speed in AE lock*
  • Setting of the max and default ISO and minimum shutter speed in ISO AUTO* 
  • Improve the cover range and accuracy of the bright frame in the OVF**

* Already implemented on X-E2
** X-Pro1 and X100S only

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Press Release - X-Pro1:

Further firmware upgrade available soon for FUJIFILM’s flagship X-Pro1 camera

FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Shigehiro Nakajima) will be releasing another new firmware upgrade for its flagship Fujifilm X-Pro1 compact system camera on November 28th which will offer users enhancements to operability and functionality.

This latest firmware upgrade is being released in response to customer demand and will offer X-Pro1 users the chance to update their model to incorporate functionality available on the most recent X series cameras launched in October 2013. 

The X-Pro1 is set to continue as the company’s flagship X series model, and Fujifilm is striving to keep the level of technology offered on this product as up to date as possible so that purchasers of the X-Pro1 will have greater longevity of use.

Release date of the new firmware

5th December 2013 (Thu.) GMT 05:00/JST 14:00

Firmware version

FUJIFILM X-Pro1: Ver. 3.10

Main contents of the firmware update

1.  Improve the cover range and accuracy of the bright frame in the OVF

The cover range of the bright frame displaying the shooting area in the optical viewfinder has been improved so that a field of view closer to the actual image can be checked. By maintaining the position of the bright frame with parallax compensation during AF lock, the shooting area can be checked even when letting go of the shutter release.

2. See the exposure setting in live-view and histogram 

The images and histogram will reflect current exposure levels (with the shutter speed and aperture set during manual exposure also displayed on the image). In scenarios where the live view and the final shot will appear differently, eg: when using flash, this setting can be turned off.

3. Aperture and shutter speed can be changed once AE lock is selected

The aperture or shutter speed can be changed while maintaining exposure (EV value) with the AE lock button. The photographer has the ability to tweak settings down to the very last moment before shooting.

4. The default and maximum sensitivity and minimum shutter speed can be set when ISO AUTO is selected

When selecting “AUTO” in the ISO setting, users can also set standard ISO, Maximum ISO and a low-speed shutter limit. The Low-speed shutter limit has been extended to 1/500 seconds.

5. New fuctionality allowing you to edit image filenames

An image filename (DSCF***) is automatically allocated to each picture when shooting, this can now be changed to your filename of choice.*1 This added functionality is useful when organising the images after shooting, and sorting the images into groups.

*1 It can be changed to a 4-letter filename when selecting “sRGB” and a 3-letter filename when selecting “Adobe RGB” for the color space.

6. Change of numbering for images shot using continuous shooting

When shooting using continuous shooting, only the first image is currently displayed in full screen and subsequent frames are displayed in small on the bottom right, and the file number was set as “S+7-digit number”. With the new firmware, all frames in continuous shooting are displayed as full screen shots in playback. The file number has also been altered to follow numerically as per standard single shots, thereby allowing uniform management of images after shooting.

7. Improvement of RAW file conversion function

When developing RAF images in-camera using the built-in RAW file converter, the firmware upgrade improves the flow by taking you back to the original RAF image once the conversion has been done, whereas before it left you with the converted JPG file on screen and the user had to go back to the next RAF file manually.

Details on improvements 2, 3, 4 and 5 are available in the operation manual on the support page below.

Please visit the following URL for details on other changes.

Firmware download

http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/#firmware

* This firmware is exclusive to the FUJIFILM X-Pro1.


Press Release - X-E1, X-E2 and X100S:

Firmware updates available soon for the FUJIFILM X-E1, FUJIFILM X100S, FUIFILM X-E2

FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Shigehiro Nakajima) will be releasing firmware upgrades for its premium X-E1, X100S and X-E2 models to enhance operability and functionality.

This latest firmware upgrade is being released in response to customer demand and will offer users the chance to update their models to incorporate functionality available on the most recent X series cameras launched in October 2013.

Fujifilm is striving to keep the level of technology offered on these products as up to date as possible so that purchasers of the X series models will have greater longevity of use.

Release date of the new firmware

19th December 2013 (Thu.) GMT 05:00/JST 14:00

Firmware version

FUJIFILM X-E1 :   Ver. 2.10
FUJIFILM X100S :  Ver. 1.10
FUJIFILM X-E2 :  Ver. 1.10

Contents of the firmware update

For an overview of improvements to each model please refer to the list below.

● Updates now available for the X-E1, X100S and X-E2

1. New functionality allowing you to edit image filenames

An image filename (DSCF***) is automatically allocated to each picture when shooting, this can now be changed to your filename of choice.*1 This added functionality is useful when organising the images after shooting, and sorting the images into groups.
*1 It can be changed to a 4-letter filename when selecting “sRGB” and a 3-letter filename when selecting “Adobe RGB” for the color space

2. Improvement of RAW file conversion function

When developing RAF images in-camera using the built-in RAW file converter, the firmware upgrade improves the flow by taking you back to the original RAF image once the conversion has been done, whereas before it left you with the converted JPG file on screen and the user had to go back to the next RAF file manually.

● Updates available for the X-E1 and X100S

3. See the exposure setting in live-view and histogram

The images and histogram will reflect current exposure levels (with the shutter speed and aperture set during manual exposure also displayed on the image). In scenarios where the live view and the final shot will appear differently, eg: when using flash, this setting can be turned off.

4. Change of numbering for images shot using continuous shooting

When shooting using continuous shooting, only the first image is currently displayed in full screen and subsequent frames are displayed in small on the bottom right, and the file number was set as “S+7-digit number”. With the new firmware, all frames in continuous shooting are displayed as full screen shots in playback. The file number has also been altered to follow numerically as per standard single shots, thereby allowing uniform management of images after shooting.

5. Aperture and shutter speed can be changed once AE lock is selected

The aperture or shutter speed can be changed while maintaining exposure (EV value) with the AE lock button. The photographer has the ability to tweak settings down to the very last moment before shooting.

● Updates available for the X-E1

6. The default and maximum sensitivity and minimum shutter speed can be set when ISO AUTO is selected

When selecting “AUTO” in the ISO setting, users can also set standard ISO, Maximum ISO and a low-speed shutter limit. The Low-speed shutter limit has been extended to 1/500 seconds.

● Updates available for the X100S

7. Improve the cover range and accuracy of the bright frame in the OVF

By maintaining the position of the bright frame with parallax compensation during AF lock, the shooting area can be checked even when letting go of the shutter release.

Details by model

Update X-E1 X100S X-E2 
1. Ability to edit the file name of shots taken in-camera  Yes    Yes  Yes
2. Improvements made to the in-camera RAW file converter process  Yes  Yes  Yes
3. More precise display of the exposure setting in live-view and histogram  Yes  Yes done 
4. Improved playback view and file numbering for continuous shooting  Yes  Yes done 
5. Ability to change aperture and shutter speed in AE lock  Yes  Yes  done
6. Setting of the max and default ISO and minimum shutter speed in ISO AUTO  Yes  done done 
7. Maintain live view of framed area with the parallax compensation during AF  * Yes  * 

* These models do not have an optical view finder

Details on improvements 1, 4, 5 and 6 are available in the operation manual on the support page below.

Please visit the following URL for details on other changes.

Firmware download

http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/#firmware

** This firmware is exclusive to the FUJIFILM X-E1, X100S and X-E2 models. Firmware is software that controls the camera body.

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Comments

Total comments: 62
joelman1
By joelman1 (3 months ago)

X-PRO1 firmware update 3.10 turned off the ability for me to see through my lenses. I am not pleased. The difficulty of searching through the Fujifilm website to resolve technical issues is frustrating. How do I go back to the 3.01 firmware update? Perhaps Fujifilm needs to fine tune it's flagship X series camera before pushing out cheaper variants?

0 upvotes
yukosteel
By yukosteel (4 months ago)

X-E1 firmware 2.10 works great!

However, didn't expect that full reset of all settings happened. (not a big deal)
So be ready for that.

Awesome, new AUTO-ISO configuration can be separately stored for each C1-C7 custom settings.

E.g.:
Custom 1: AutoISO (200-1600, 1/60), film simulation: Velvia
Custom 2: AutoISO (200-6400, 1/100), film simulation: Monochrome+R Filter

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0 upvotes
yukosteel
By yukosteel (4 months ago)

Wow, it's noon of Dec 19 in Japan, so firmware update is already there!
Downloading one for X-E1, it's big - 36.5Mb.

0 upvotes
PinPoint
By PinPoint (4 months ago)

the video of x-e1 really sucks, any possible of firmware update to improve fps or focus speed ?

0 upvotes
mcshan
By mcshan (4 months ago)

Quick question...will lens need to be updated or is this upgrade body only?

Thanks.

0 upvotes
$$Policy$$
By $$Policy$$ (4 months ago)

Can't seem to locate the firmware update instructional steps, in either the X-E2 owner manual or on the Fujifilm website. Who can help a blind man? ;)

0 upvotes
SalmanH
By SalmanH (4 months ago)

http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/firmware/x/xe1/

0 upvotes
SalmanH
By SalmanH (4 months ago)

Sorry, didn't realise you were looking for X-E2. It probably isn't there because the update hasn't bee released yet! (19 Dec)

0 upvotes
Timur Born
By Timur Born (4 months ago)

Depends on the series of cameras (price range, I guess), i.e. no firmware updates for known issues of the X10 in years. And one could argue that some of the features listed here should have been part of the package right away.

Still you have to give them that they do deliver new functions in "old" cameras where other companies would ask you to buy new hardware. (Ok, they ask to buy the X20 to get the fixes needed for the X10, not so nice.)

0 upvotes
peevee1
By peevee1 (5 months ago)

Fuji is the best in firmware updates, right?

What do you think, Canon #2 (v 2 for 7D was pretty good), Olympus #3 (7 updates for E-M5 in first 15 months - which was not broken in the first place)?

0 upvotes
datadump
By datadump (5 months ago)

fuji rocks. i miss my x100 --- tempting to get back on fuji mirrorless -- AWESOME support here

0 upvotes
JonB1975
By JonB1975 (5 months ago)

Gotta love Fuji.... bring on the 5th!

2 upvotes
shutterdragon
By shutterdragon (5 months ago)

Love it, thank you, Fuji! The only thing you left out is the ability to develop RAW into TIFF in-camera. Why JPEG only?

0 upvotes
vv50
By vv50 (5 months ago)

do you know any camera that already does that?

0 upvotes
Expat Nomad
By Expat Nomad (5 months ago)

AFAIK, every Pentax K series D-SLR starting from the K-7.

0 upvotes
Deardorff
By Deardorff (5 months ago)

Now just fix it so we can add a copyright notice, year and our name in the permanent metadata settings.
Fuji is paying attention. Best part is that the image files are very good.

1 upvote
cinemascope
By cinemascope (5 months ago)

Nice. Now can us PAL folk get 25fps pretty please?

0 upvotes
Expat Nomad
By Expat Nomad (5 months ago)

Good stuff! I was fortunate enough to be part of a recent Fujifilm outing and really appreciated the chance to share my ideas for improving products (not to mention using brand new kit in the X-A1 and trying lenses). Good to see the above come to fruition.

Big wins, all - especially the customizable auto-iso.
Let's see playback of a portrait framed shot that uses the whole screen is possible and that something similar to Sony's direct manual focus is available.

Other than that, please bring out a Reala preset, put a time lapse mode in, and if possible improve the battery life!

(Oh, and keep the great lenses coming).

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andikamkaruna
By andikamkaruna (5 months ago)

I thought portrait using full LCD is possible if your turn off/on the auto rotate PB? CMIIW

1 upvote
Expat Nomad
By Expat Nomad (5 months ago)

Thank you! I was more thinking that the image auto-rotated when the camera was turned, but this is good enough.

Comment edited 33 seconds after posting
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Segaman
By Segaman (5 months ago)

I love my XE2, the only thing we have to get used to, is the viewfinder, not that its not nice, just got to get use to it, i would prefer to see like a dslr, grrrrrrr can't have it all

1 upvote
Northgrove
By Northgrove (5 months ago)

The forthcoming X-Pro 2 should give you that.

0 upvotes
REDred Photo
By REDred Photo (5 months ago)

I just bought my X-E2 a coupe of days ago and already there are updates. This is encouraging. I'm hoping this means I can shout a list of requested improvements and have it seriously considered by Fuji.

The X-E2 is a lovely camera but it is missing a very critical feature: MANUAL EXPOSURE IN MOVIE MODE!! I know this camera is not aimed at videographers because it has very limited control and features for video... but the X-E2 produces the most beautiful color and detail I've seen since shooting film. The video files are absolutely gorgeous with 38Mbps... BUT the only thing stopping me from using this camera / sensor with my MF Zeiss lenses for shooting short films, is the auto adjusting exposure when I pan across a white wall or a bright light source. I can't believe it's not possible to allow manual setting of shutter speed and ISO in movie mode... that one crippling factor makes this absolutely beautiful sensor useless to any serious film maker.

I hope Fuji is listening! PLEASE! :)

6 upvotes
Janovlk
By Janovlk (5 months ago)

Unuseable manual mode was the only "feature" which deterred me from buying a Fuji camera...

0 upvotes
jonte0
By jonte0 (5 months ago)

X-M1 is perfect, or?

0 upvotes
le_alain
By le_alain (5 months ago)

Or ...

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Alejandro del Pielago
By Alejandro del Pielago (5 months ago)

Yes, it seems that X-Pro2 does not arrive in first months of 2014... or it`s a kind present for the XPro1 owners before the announcement of the successor?

0 upvotes
Felix11
By Felix11 (5 months ago)

This is a nice surprise!

I was expecting (based on Fuji's past performance) that there would be an update for the X-Pro1 in January/February when the new high end models were released. But this is an early Christmas present. :-)

1 upvote
bbodruzic
By bbodruzic (5 months ago)

Thank you Fujifilm.
You are creating brand loyality with theese improvements.
I love the sharpness, details and colors of my photos, and everything about my camera.
I like the speciall feel that I have when using your products.
I like your customer care.

Good job Fujifilm guys.

17 upvotes
Graham Hill
By Graham Hill (5 months ago)

A good job by Fujifilm would have been to get more right the first time. You know, actually test their cameras before selling them?

1 upvote
Andy Westlake
By Andy Westlake (5 months ago)

@Graham Hill: thing is, there's not a lot Fujifilm could have got more right with the X-E2. But here's a FW update adding a couple of new features anyway. Not many camera makers do that.

9 upvotes
Ranford Stealth
By Ranford Stealth (5 months ago)

Ok I didn't know that. Fuji don't test their cameras before selling them. Anyone else aware of that bombshell? Sounds like a good reason to switch brands. If you believe it to be true then you must switch, you cannot continue to do business with such a poor organization.

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love_them_all
By love_them_all (5 months ago)

Fuji X cameras works well out of the box. There wasn't any complaint other than the very first Xp1 fw where the AF was considered very slow. Other companies would have just put the better fw improvement in the next camera model and that's it. Fuji takes care of the customers like no other. People who complaint are like cry babies who want somebody to make a camera with pro performance but cost 1/5 of the price.

5 upvotes
Beat Traveller
By Beat Traveller (5 months ago)

It probably took them ages to refine the algorithms for the auto-ISO and AF. In the interim time I would have preferred to have been shooting with my X-E1 rather than having to buy something else I was less enthused about because it was still in R&D. AF speed is not a dealbreaker for everyone.

1 upvote
Linus Andersson
By Linus Andersson (5 months ago)

This sounds really great, fuji is truly a unique company. A little like smartphones and computer software. This should be mandatory for all camera brands to support their customers as long as it is possible to upgrade new functionality with software. I applaud fujifilm for this and hope that more camera manufactures follows.

7 upvotes
locke_fc
By locke_fc (5 months ago)

Awesome! Well done, Fuji

3 upvotes
Felts
By Felts (5 months ago)

This is just bloody great! My XP1 is such a capable camera but is AGAIN updated with great new features. This is such a good way to do business. Why would I look at any other camera manufacturer?

7 upvotes
Pritzl
By Pritzl (5 months ago)

Bravo! This is impressive stuff.

2 upvotes
love_them_all
By love_them_all (5 months ago)

XE1 owners are happily surprised again!

Fuji - to up my support for you guys I am gonna buy a brand new FUJI XF lens this holiday season!

4 upvotes
WT21
By WT21 (5 months ago)

Bravo again to Fuji in their CONTINUED development of already-released models.

5 upvotes
marike6
By marike6 (5 months ago)

Finally! Setting minimum shutter speed in Auto ISO. This is update for the X-E1 that I've been. Great job Fujifilm.

11 upvotes
Ranford Stealth
By Ranford Stealth (5 months ago)

Wow, positive responses in a dpreview forum! Fuji do something nice for their clients and they say thank you. Well done all round ;-) The naysayers and Sony fanboys must be distracted by a Nikon thread...or something shiny.

25 upvotes
Billyalphabet
By Billyalphabet (5 months ago)

LOL!!!

1 upvote
Collie Camp
By Collie Camp (5 months ago)

Thank you Fuji for taking photographers seriously and listening to them!

This is great - I´ll keep my X-Pro1 and recently bought 2 more lenses!

Comment edited 53 seconds after posting
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SalmanH
By SalmanH (5 months ago)

All this is great, but can we also please have a +2, 0, -2 bracketing option?

3 upvotes
Sean65
By Sean65 (5 months ago)

If I remember right, my Nikon D700 had one firmware update in four years. I used to be proud of this as it suggested 'how right' Nikon got the camera, first time round.

Fuji have a different approach. It's more like 'live R&D'. It's not a good thing in most cases. Fuji seem to be balancing on the edge of greatness but ALWAYS get let down by their designs.

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TakePictures
By TakePictures (5 months ago)

You could also see it like this: Fujifilm keeps on working for you, even after having received your cash.

Comment edited 1 minute after posting
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Collie Camp
By Collie Camp (5 months ago)

Depends: some stuff is just bugfixes, but lots of it are real improvments and even new features! New features from Nikon you´ll only get, if you buy the next Nikon ;)

3 upvotes
MayaTlab0
By MayaTlab0 (5 months ago)

In the interest of fairness, most features Fuji brought to us via firmware upgrades are features that should have been there in the first place, or that simply helped the cameras to be on par with their competition in certain areas. My X100s is still massively lacking in many ways (but so are most mirrorless cameras anyway, and even DSLRs). Just an example : the X100s is the only camera other than compact cameras I've ever used that doesn't keep the focus locked after taking a picture and keeping your finger half-way through the shutter release. Or, like most mirrorless cameras, there still is no way to have direct access to AF points. in a $1000+ cameras, while every single DSLR in that price range allows it.
Regarding the D700, Nikon could have solved their completely useless custom memory banks via a firmware upgrade, but they didn't. Worse, they carried it over on the D800, which reaches the confines of absolute, unequal brainless idiocy.

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Collie Camp
By Collie Camp (5 months ago)

I with you 100% on the shutter button issue.

But remember, 3 years ago, you would have bought a camera and whatever feature "that should have been there in the first place" and wasn´t just wasn´t there and the camera stayed that way - because you bought it as it was.

I wish my Canon 5D Classic would get an AutoISO update - would be perfect for me, but hey - even though it was a 2800$ premium camera in 2005 you NEVER get a new feature for it via an update. Buy the 5D II or the 5D III if you want AutoISO :P - that´s what other manufacturer say.

Anyway I would have bought and use the X-Pro1 with it´s original features, even with all the quircks. That it is now effectivly a 2013 camera is just pure joy ;)

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Habs Fan27
By Habs Fan27 (5 months ago)

Some of the early firmware updates probably fell under the 'R&D' where they were fixing things that did not work well. But this seems like a great update that adds some good functionality. I wish Sony would add a programmable Auto ISO with the ability to set slowest shutter speed. This is very useful!

2 upvotes
MayaTlab0
By MayaTlab0 (5 months ago)

Yes indeed I bought the X100s as it was at release. I've got a weak spot for rangefinder-like viewfinders (you know, seeing outside the frame and no blackout when taking pictures...).

Speaking of blackout, why is it that my X100s' frame lines disappear when shooting in continuous mode but not my X pro 1's ? This makes no sense whatsoever.

0 upvotes
ljclark
By ljclark (5 months ago)

I think that Fuji displayed more than enough "technical arrogance" when the initial X100 and the orb-prone X-10 came out. As a result, they got some dope smacks. Now I believe they have become more of a learning organization. They recognize that regardless of how good things look in the lab and with the focus groups, the community of real world users is going to give you the most valuable feedback.

Fuji can (a) turn that feedback into the next incremental hardware update and sell those new cameras instead, or (b) they can suck it up and develop firmware updates -- some that fix bugs or inconveniences, and some that add new features to the existing models.

It seems that Fuji is embarking on option (b) -- and with more vigor than anyone would have forecast. And rather than view the updates as a product of "sucking it up", they seem to have embraced the sound of a paradigm shifting smoothly into the next gear.

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djsphynx
By djsphynx (5 months ago)

I emailed Nikon a year ago asking them if they could update the D3s firmware so that auto-iso could mimic the D800/D4 implementation (ability to set SS to 1/FL which is great for zoom lenses as opposed to a single SS value).

Implementing a small fix like this would have meant a lot to me, and others that I know who still shoot with a D3s.

With that said, I picked up a x100s and one of the reasons (are you listening Nikon) is that Fuji seems to care for its customers even after the purchase is complete.

Voila.

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itsastickup
By itsastickup (5 months ago)

"You could also see it like this: Fujifilm keeps on working for you, even after having received your cash."

hmmm, that's being too charitable. Really, they had to keep working since the older firmwares were undermining their own sales (poor AF etc).

0 upvotes
yitwave
By yitwave (5 months ago)

You are a very interesting person. To be proud that your camera has only had 1 update and implying it is perfect is SO far from the truth.

While D700 is a decent camera; is it perfect? Can't you use new features or upgrades? What if Nikon could speed up the burst speed, or reduce the write times or added more bracketing options. What if they could do better focus peaking? There are so many things they can improve, and a LOT of that can be done over firmware.

The firmware updates have meant the X-pro is still relevant now, even to buy right now in the shop. The D700 is already very irrelevant. That's the difference...

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Beat Traveller
By Beat Traveller (5 months ago)

When I bought my D60 I had to live with all its quirks and irritating design features for four years. When I bought the X-E1 I knew what I was getting into with regards to AF and Auto-ISO, but I didn't expect them to fix it.

You tell me which is preferable.

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itsastickup
By itsastickup (5 months ago)

Regrettably, I will not be upgrading to this firmware for the time-being, if at all.

With the XE-2 adjustment to shadow control (at a default zero of +1 to the X-pro1/XE1) which means less DR in the darks, and also the very worrying early cut off of shadows in the X100s, the loss of jpeg shadow DR is a real possibility in this firmware update. Has the X100s early shadow cut has found its way in to the X-Pro?

The dpreview X100s SR tests did not include a shadow control analysis unlike the X-Pro 1 DR tests, so we don't know if we can compensate for the early cut-off. In any case, if the +1 shadow default is the new reality, then we're screwed anyway.

It would be interesting to know if Fuji have further extended the highlights via the loss of shadow DR. That would be some consolation as I still get blown highlights even at DR400 sometimes. Currently I get 3 stops of highlight protection over the Nikon D5100 highest DR mode (not HDR).

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Tom_A
By Tom_A (5 months ago)

I have and enjoy the XE-1.
The maximum iso in auto iso is a good improvement.

What would still be a very niceto have: focus peaking that works well in the OVF. Currently it is quite usable in the screen but too subtle in in the OVF. Also, extra colours for focus peaking.

1 upvote
InTheMist
By InTheMist (5 months ago)

Good on you Fuji!

My X100s thanks you.

0 upvotes
TakePictures
By TakePictures (5 months ago)

Just what I hoped for. Now I'm prepared to use manual mode on my X100s!

0 upvotes
sparkie
By sparkie (5 months ago)

Thank you Fuji. Show them how it's done. Bravo.

16 upvotes
Total comments: 62