Panasonic announces October 24th firmware update for the LUMIX S5II & S5IIX

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Panasonic has announced that it will release a new firmware update program for its LUMIX S5II and S5IIX cameras to enhance performance and usability. The firmware is free of charge and will be available to download from the LUMIX Global Customer Support website on 24 October 2023.

It’s always good to see a manufacturer add improve the performance of their products.

S5II Firmware Version 2.2 / S5IIX Firmware Version 1.3

  • AF-Point Scope function
  • AF-Point Scope function to magnify the focus position during AF has been added.

High-Resolution Mode

The shutter speed at high-resolution mode can now be set to max. 8 seconds with the long exposure noise reduction applied. Thanks to the image stabilizer, [Handheld High-Res] mode has been added to enable recording pictures with higher resolution even without using a tripod.

Improved MF Assist

It is now possible to magnify the full-screen mode display in MF Assist up to approx. 20x, allowing more precise MF.

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