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LUMIX S Series Firmware Update

LUMIX S Series Firmware Update

To further enhance the usability of the camera and satisfaction of all LUMIX users, Panasonic addresses the development of firmware update programs that evolves your LUMIX cameras. Let’s review the lineup of LUMIX S Series cameras and what they are and will be able to do with the latest/future firmware updates.

1. S Series Camera Lineup

S Series Camera Lineup

2. What the latest firmware is and what’s included

DC-S1H

Ver2.3

DC-S1R

Ver1.7

DC-S1

Ver1.7

DC-S5

Ver2.1

• Improved AF performance for all models
• 5K video recording for S1R
• C4K video recording, RAW video data output for S5

and more

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FIRMWARE BY MODEL

3. Future firmware update for S1
to be released in the first half of 2021

Future firmware update for S1 to be released in the first half of 2021

Firmware Version 2.0

To meet the demands of users, the LUMIX S1 will continue to evolve. [5.9K] / [4K] / [Anamorphic (4:3) 3.5K] 12-bit RAW video data can be output over HDMI, thus, the RAW video data can be recorded on Atomos Ninja V*1*2. Also, 5.9K/C4K internal video recording, 4K60p/50p 4:2:0 10bit recording as well as Anamorphic mode and Timecode will also be available*2. The firmware itself enables manual setting of Dual Native ISO.

*1 5.9K(5888x3312) 29.97p/25p, 4K(4128x2176) 59.94p/50p, Anamorphic 3.5K(3536x2656)/50p.
*2 To activate functions related to MOV and V-Log video recording, a Software Upgrade Key DMW-SFU2 (sold separately) is required. Users who already have DMW-SFU2 do not need to purchase extra DMW-SFU2. 

4. S1H/S1R/S1/S5 major feature comparison

You can see what features and functions are available/to be available with the firmware update.

S1H/S1R/S1/S5 major feature comparison

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