Firmware Update Roundup: Fujifilm X-Series, Pentax K-3, and Sigma SD1


This week has seen a number of firmware updates being announced, not all of which we were able to report on in a timely manner. So in order to keep you all in the loop, here’s a roundup of what’s been going on. Fuji has added new functionality to its X-series mirrorless cameras, the Nokia Lumia 1020 has gotten the ‘Black’ treatment with DNG raw file support,  the Pentax K-3 was given some general improvements, and Sigma’s SD1 models have received some bugfixes. Full breakdown after the jump.

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Alleged Photos of an Upcoming Pentax K-3 Pop Up

Pentax K-3 Alleged Leaked Image

Recently, we shared some stated leaks about a possibly upcoming full-frame Pentax. Some of our readers pointed out to us that the picture we showed was probably a photoshop job. However, the name and specs of another allegedly upcoming camera, the K-3 APS-C DSLR that we also shared, now gained a bit more credibility thanks to that newly leaked picture above. If you look closely, there are some slight differences to the Pentax K-5 II, which is why we believe this might be an actual picture of the K-3, and not a photoshopped K-5 II. Also, consider how little Pentax changed from the K-7 to the K-5 to the K-5 II …

But there’s more: Photo Rumors also reports that the K-3 will have all-crosstype AF sensors, tracking AF as well as a new flash system. Naturally though, until the K-3 gets officially announced, we can’t be certain about anything of this.