Panasonic GH5 Firmware Update Ver.1.1 to be Released on April 24 (enables 4:2:2 10-bit Video)

Panasonic will announce a new firmware update version 1.1 for Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera on April 24, 2017. The new firmware Ver.1.1 enables 4:2:2 10-bit video recording in either FHD [MP4(LPCM)] / [MOV] and Anamorphic (4:3) mode, in addition to the existing 4K video recording mode.

The firmware version 1.1 also includes following firmware fixes that reflect customer feedback:

  • A problem in which the exposure adjustment did not operate properly during live view standby under specific conditions using [Variable Frame Rate].
  • A problem in which afterimages appeared when recording video under high ISO sensitivity settings in using [V-LogL]

The new DC-GH5 firmware Ver 1.1 is scheduled to be released on 24 April, 2017 at the following LUMIX Customer Support website:

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Reminder: Panasonic will release two firmware updates for Panasonic GH5 to further enhance its performance. The first was to arrive in April 24 and the second a bit later in ‘Summer 2017.’

The Panasonic GH5 mirrorless camera is temporarily out of stock at most US stores, check the availability:

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: $1,998 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

Read more: Best Lenses for Panasonic GH5.

Via: DPReview