Sony updates firmware for Sony QX10 and QX100 lenses

Sony has rolled out a big software update for its interchangeable lenses – Sony QX10 and Sony QX100. Both the lenses were announced alongside the company’s current flagship – Sony Xperia Z1, at the IFA in Berlin. The latest software update has the version number 2.0 and brings along with it a couple of changes for the lenses.


The changes include

1. Full HD 1080p video recording – initially it recorded videos at 1440×1080 pixels and now it has been bumped up to 1920×1080. The frame rate remains the same at 30 fps.

2. Improved ISO range – for the QX10, the ISO range has been increased from ISO 1600 to ISO 3200 while the higher end QX100 has got a bigger bump from ISO 3200 to ISO 12800.

3. Shutter Speed Priority Shooting Mode – this is only for the high end QX100 and brings direct access control to shutter speed.

The update is available on Sony server and you can check out the link below for each of the product. There are detailed instructions on how to update the firmware in Sony’s site.

Via | QX10 | QX100

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