Panasonic has announced a new firmware update program for its LUMIX S5II and S5IIX cameras to enhance performance and usability.
The S5II Firmware Version 2.2 / S5IIX Firmware Version 1.3 will improve/update:
- 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.
The firmware program will be available to download free of charge from the LUMIX Global Customer Support website.