Panasonic recently announced a new firmware for S1 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) and S1R (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) cameras, this new firmware version 1.3 will be available on November 19th, 2019. Here are beta test videos of new firmware Version 1.3 on Lumix S1 by Nick Driftwood.
Panasonic has officially announced new firmware version 1.3 for Lumix S1 and S1R full frame mirrorless cameras today. The S1 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) and S1R (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) gain CFexpress compatibility, function better with Sigma L-mount lenses and adapters, along with a host of minor fixes and feature extensions. The new firmware version 1.3 will be available on November 19th, 2019.
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Panasonic has just announced the firmware update version 1.2 for S1 and S1R full frame mirrorless cameras, and this firmware will be available on July 9th, 2019. Youtuber Richard Wong has tested Panasonic S1 with firmware 1.2 compared to Sony a7 III on video autofocus performance. It seems that in some conditions, S1 is even better than Sony a7 III. You can watch the full video above.