Panasonic announces firmware updates for the Lumix S1H, S1, S5, S1R and BGH1

Panasonic Lumix S1H
(Image credit: Panasonic)

Panasonic’s firmware updates add a range of enhancements and new video features to its cameras, and they are free for existing owners from the Lumix Global Customer Support site. They are not available straight away, however – we’ve put the release date for each one below.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at