FUJIFILM Corporation will shortly be releasing firmware upgrades for its premium interchangeable lens cameras; X-E2, X-Pro1 and X-E1 to enhance functionality.
Fujifilm is striving to keep the level of technology offered on these models as up-to-date as possible so that purchasers of X-series cameras will have greater longevity of use.
Version 3.00 - FUJIFILM X-E2
Version 3.40 - FUJIFILM X-Pro1
Version 2.40 - FUJIFILM X-E1
[Scheduled release date of the firmware]
18th December 2014
Feature updates from the firmware for X-E2 model
1. New Classic Chrome Film Simulation
The X Series' Film Simulation modes represent Fujifilm's wealth of experience in colour reproduction technology. “Classic Chrome”, which delivers subtle colours and beautifully muted tones reminiscent of vintage reversal film, has been newly added to the existing selection.
2. Interval timer shooting
The new Interval timer shooting function allows X-E2 users to capture time lapse photography. Set the starting time, the shooting interval (1 sec. to 24 hr.) and finally the number of frames (1 - 999), and the camera does the rest.
3. Enhanced wireless function for shooting from your smartphone or tablet devices*1
By downloading the free FUJIFILM Camera Remote*2
app to your smartphone or tablet devices, users can use the Remote Control function, which allows a wealth of control, even from a distance. This functionality is great for a wide variety of shots, including group photos, self-portraits and animals in their natural habitat.
*1 Android™, smartphone and table devices, iPhone / iPad.
*2 After updating the Firmware Version 3.00, FUJIFILM Camera Application app can not be used.
You need to download the FUJIFILM Camera Remote app to your smartphone or tablet device.
Feature updates from the firmware for X-E2 / X-Pro1 and X-E1 models
“AF+MF” function enables seamless manual focusing. After half pressing the shutter to autofocus on the subject, fine adjustment can then be made using the manual focus ring.
For further details, go to the Support Page below.
** These packages of firmware are exclusive to the each camera. Firmware is software that controls the camera body.
© 2014 Fujifilm UK Ltd. Specifications are subject to change.
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Scheduled release date of the firmware: 18th December 2014
FUJIFILM X-E2 : Version 3.00
FUJIFILM X-Pro1 : Version 3.40
FUJIFILM X-E1 : Version 2.40
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