I just purchased a GX8 n Japan. The menu is Japanese only. Can I add English with firmware?

Started Apr 10, 2017 | Questions thread
pannumon Senior Member • Posts: 1,984
Re: I just purchased a GX8 n Japan. The menu is Japanese only. Can I add English with firmware?

telefunk wrote:

Can't believe they would make a camera with only one language! What would be the advantage of handicapping your product in such a way?

Price discrimination. Protecting regional sales.

I believe the reason for locking camera for either NTSC or PAL is that some users would switch to the wrong region and then complain about flickering video etc.

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