Sony Airpeak S1 Drone Firmware Update Version 1.1.0 Released

Sony has released the new firmware update version 1.1.0 for the Sony Airpeak S1 drone (Amazon, B&H, Adorama) to add a host of new functions.

Download link: Sony Airpeak S1 Drone Firmware Version 1.1.0

Benefits and Improvements

  • Supports the Direct Repeat Flight function
    • A path you flew before can be repeated immediately offline, without having to connect to the cloud
  • Adds new camera settings such as the drive mode or the file format that can be controlled
    • In addition to the settings such as aperture value or shutter speed that can be controlled currently, more detailed camera settings such as the drive mode or the file format are now supported
      Note: The items that can be controlled differ depending on the camera model.
  • Adds camera models that can use focus-related functions (displaying a focus frame, moving the focus point in some focus modes)
  • Supports preview display for still images taken during a flight
    • Turning on Display still images taken as thumbnails in Display of the General settings displays thumbnails on the lower right of the screen when still images are taken during a flight
  • Added the ILCE-7M4 as a preset in the Main tuning of the Gimbal settings
  • The position or order on the flight screen of various functions of the Aircraft, Remote controller, Camera, or Gimbal can be changed by pressing and holding the side menu on the flight screen
  • Supports the Remote ID function that broadcasts identification information via radio waves remotely
  • Improves an issue where landing is sometimes unstable when the Vision Positioning function is disabled
  • Fixes an issue where the autofocus is run again when pressing the shutter even when the focus is already set
  • Fixes an issue where the Vision Positioning function is not enabled when the flight mode is set to Std (Speed), and where the Vision Positioning function is not disabled when the flight mode is set to Alt (Altitude)

Note: AircraftRemote Controller, and Airpeak Flight mobile app will all be updated at the same time. After the update, the system software version of the Aircraft and Remote Controller will be 1.1.0, and the version for Airpeak Flight mobile app will be 1.2.0.

Download & Install

  • To update the system software, you will need to download and install the dedicated app Airpeak Flight on your mobile device. For details, refer to the Airpeak Flight app webpage.
  • To update the system software, connect the mobile device to the internet and perform the operations with the Aircraft and Remote Controller connected. Make sure the latest version of Airpeak Flight is used. For details, refer to the Help GuideUpdating the system software.

Sony Airpeak S1 Professional Drone: $8,999.99 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.