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Panasonic updates firmware for X 14-42mm and 45-175mm lenses

Nov 14, 2011 at 08:00 GMT

Panasonic has announced upcoming firmware updates for its Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 Power O.I.S. pancake and Lumix G X Vario PZ 45-175mm F4.0-5.6 Power O.I.S. Micro Four Thirds lenses. The latest firmware versions for both lenses enhance Touch Zoom operation with the recently released Lumix DMC-GX1, and improve AF performance while recording stills and videos. The update for the 45-175mm lens also improves its image stabilization function. Both will be available for download from Panasonic's website from 06:00 GMT on November 17th.

Click here for more information and to download the firmware*

* Worldwide availability from 6:00 GMT on November 17, 2011

Press release:

PANASONIC ANNOUNCES THE FIRMWARE UPDATE PROGRAM FOR LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-PS14042) and LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 45-175mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-PS45175)

Panasonic Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 OIS lens

Panasonic announces the new firmware update program for two digital interchangeable lenses of LUMIX G Micro System, the LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-PS14042) and LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 45-175mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-PS45175). 

The firmware programs will be available worldwide at GMT 6:00 on November 17, 2011 at the global Panasonic LUMIX Official Support Website: http://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc/ 

The following functions will be available with the new firmware:

For LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-PS14042)

For LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 45-175mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-PS45175)