Fuji Announces X-Pro1 Firmware update for improved autofocus!

Pretty excited about this. Here's the notice from Fuji: http://www.fujifilmusa.com/press/news/display_news?newsID=880439 Here's the information: When: 23rd July firmware update: What: FUJIFILM X-Pro1 Ver.3.00, FUJIFILM X-E1 Ver.2.00 1. Improvement of AF speed. Improves AF speed on all existing XF lenses, thanks to the updated algorithm throughout the full range of focal length. Lenses covered: XF14mm F2.8 R XF18mmF2 R XF35mmF1.4 R XF60mmF2.4 R Macro XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS NOTES: The AF Speed on the XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8 R MS OIS lens has been already optimised. For all lenses other than the XF55-200mmF3.5-4.8 R MS OIS, the firmware for each lens must be also updated. 2. ‘Focus Peak Highlight’ function for manual focusing A ‘Focus Peak Highlight’ function, which features on the X100S and X20 cameras, can be added via this firmware update. It assists accurate and sensitive manual focusing by enhancing the outline of your subject in high contrast. 3. Improvement in ‘Checking Focus’ operation: how to change magnification ratio in manual focusing The process to check focus by selecting manual focus magnification has improved. Just press and rotate the dial right or left and the camera will alternate magnification between 3x and then 10x , whichever way you continue to turn it. To download the new firmware files & instructions on upgrading your cameras: Please visit Fujifilm’s global website: http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/

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