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Panasonic releases DMC-GF1 firmware update version 1.1

Panasonic releases firmware update version 1.1 for the Lumix DMC-GF1 digital camera and five Lumix G Vario Micro Four Thirds lenses. This update brings the following improvements:
• MF Assist operation for "MF operation only" lenses by pressing the Rear dial
• Improved AF performance in Motion Picture recording
• Improved picture quality for high sensitivity shooting
• Improved performance of the Auto White Balance
• Improved representation in the human face modes
• Improved AE program in some scene modes...
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Panasonic DMC-GF1 firmware update version 1.1 details

1. Enabled the MF Assist operation by pressing the Rear dial, when the lens which supports only MF operation is attached, including the case any lens is mounted on M Mount Adaptor(DMW-MA2M) or R Mount Adaptor(DMW-MA3R).

Please make sure to set [SHOOT W/O LENS] to [ON] in [CUSTOM MENU].

2. Improved AF(Auto Focus) performance in Motion Picture recording.

3. Improved the picture quality for high sensitivity photo shooting.

4. Improved the performance of AWB (Auto White Balance).

5. Improved the representation in the human face related scene modes([PORTRAIT], [SOFT SKIN], [NIGHT PORTRAIT] and [BABY]).

6. Improved the AE program (combination of the aperture and the shutter speed) in the scenery related scene modes([SCENERY] and [ARCHITECTURE]).

Additional information: Check-out the Panasonic DMC-GF1specifications & reviews
November 25, 2009
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