PS3 firmware update – v1.80

Playstation 3 got a firmware update today. The version is now 1.80.
(Source Playstation UK).

Main features

  • Upscale game or DVD output
  • Using remote play (via the Internet)
  • Copying saved data to a memory card
  • Using the DLNA client feature

Other new or revised features in version 1.80

Settings

  • [BD 1080p 24 Hz Output (HDMI)] has been added as an option under [BD/DVD Settings].
  • [RGB Full Range (HDMI)] has been added as an option under [Display Settings].
  • [Y Pb/Cb Pr/Cr Super White (HDMI)] has been added as an option under [Display Settings].
  • [Bit Mapping (Super Audio CD)] has been added as an option under [Music Settings].
  • The [Test Camera] option under [Accessory Settings] has been changed to [Camera Device Settings].
  • [Printer Settings] has been added.
  • [Media Server Connection] has been added as an option under [Network Settings].

Music

  • You can now edit CD information.

Photo

  • A new type of slideshow display pattern has been added.
  • You can now use zoom display for images.
  • You can now trim images.

Video

  • Super-White and x.v.Colour output are now supported.
  • Downscaled output of Blu-ray Discs is now supported. When 720p is selected for the video output setting of the PS3 system, Blu-ray Discs that were recorded with 1080i/1080p resolution can be played with 720p resolution.

Game

  • You can now move copy-prohibited saved data for PlayStation format software or PlayStation 2 format software to a PS3 system.

Network

  • The options menu items for [Download Management] have been changed.

Friends

  • [Display Photo] has been added to the voice / video chat options menu.

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