Sony has released the long-rumored firmware v1.04 update for its A77 and A65 SLT models. The updates add two more lenses to the list that the cameras can correct for and also promise to improve image quality, response time and 'usability.' The updates are currently available in Asia and Europe but haven't been formally announced in the US. Following our reviews of the SLT-A77 and SLT-A65 we will install the latest firmware and update the reviews as necessary. Update: Firmware v1.04 now also available from Sony US.

The updates for both cameras promise the following improvements:

1. The number of automatic compensation compliant lenses supported has been expanded.

  • Vario-Sonnar T* DT 16-80mm F3.5-4.5 ZA (SAL1680Z)
  • DT 16-105mm F3.5-5.6 (SAL16105)

2. Functional improvements.

  • Improvement of response time.
  • Improvement of picture quality.
  • Improvement of usability.

Windows users:

Click here to download firmware v1.04 for SLT-A65V

Click here to download firmware v1.04 for SLT-A77V

Apple users:

Click here to download firmware v1.04 for SLT-A65V

Click here to download firmware v1.04 for SLT-A77V