The Panasonic DMC-GH2 is a slick camera that’s about to get better. In December, a new firmware version will launch for both the camera and the PHOTOfunSTUDIO software that comes bundled.
One of the biggest updates to the camera is a high quality video mode that gives you a 24Mbps bit rate. It also gives the camera better compatibility with Power Zoom lenses, speed improvements and plenty more.
The full notes are below:
- New video mode which is suitable for editing video recorded at high bit rate (24Mbps)
- New functional option with Power Zoom Lens ([DISP FOCAL LENGTH (Display of Focal Length)], [STEP ZOOM], [ZOOM RESUME], [ZOOM SPEED] and [ZOOM RING*])
- Full area enlargement of AF area setting
- Improvement in the speed of consecutive shooting when shot with auto bracket
- Increased number of recordable images in consecutive shooting
- [EX.TELE CONV. (Extra Tele Conversion)] can be set ON/OFF separately in photo or video recording
- More accurate light adjustment of built-in flash
- Improvement in the AF performance in video recording
- Synchronization of alarm volume for low battery with [BEEP VOLUME]
- New [HALF-PRESS RELEASE] function
- Improved NR(Noise Reduction) in high sensitivity shooting
- ON/OFF control of the touch-screen