Panasonic firmware updates bring CFexpress support and more

Panasonic firmware updates
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Panasonic’s firmware updates will be available from the LUMIX Global Customer Support website from November 19 2019, and bring important new features to Lumix S (full frame) and Lumix G (Micro Four Thirds) cameras.

This will increase the appeal of the Lumix S models in the highly competitive full frame mirrorless camera market, especially as it coincides with the launch of two new Lumix S Pro lenses designed to make the Lumix S1 and S1R amongst the best cameras for professionals.

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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