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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Digital Camera

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16MP 0.17x Live MOS Dec 2014
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Superb Picture Quality The DMC-GF6 integrates new 16.00-megapixel Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine featuring its advanced noise reduction systems. It effectively removes noise in multiple steps... More
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Eleven Industry Awards

This compact camera camera has received eleven awards from experts.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all of whom thought that this Panasonic camera was great.

This Panasonic camera was given a "Recommended" award by Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Vido.com.ua and Hardwarezone.com.ph all of whom said that this camera was good.

Techradar and Photoreview.com.au both decided that this camera was excellent and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This Panasonic camera received a "Best Buy" from Expert Reviews who concluded that this compact camera camera was a sensible purchase.

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Good Expert Reviews

Fourty experts from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews have rated this digital camera on average 83 out of 100. This means that camera experts think this camera is one of the very best cameras of this spec and age.

Good Quality Pictures

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owners who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 wrote that it was able to produce good images. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “It focuses quickly, produces detailed images in ch” in their review of this digital camera. Digitalversus.com gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Digital Versus “Takes decent, consistent-quality photos”. Expert review site Firstpost.com wrote three years ago “It comes filled with features such as creative filters, various SCN modes and Wi-Fi and NFC as well for those who wish to transfer images instantly” and rated the product 70 out of 100.

Several people said in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Expert Reviews mentioned “High resolution flipout touchscreen”. Expert Reviews also mentioned “Improved resolution”. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au said “The GF6 retains all the advantages of its predecessor for street photography, while offering higher resolution, faster autofocusing and faster continuous shooting speeds” in their review.

Several people who purchased the product considered that it had a good image sensor. One person considered that the product had a good ISO range. Expert Reviews mentioned “Clean JPG output through ISO 3200”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owner considered that it was good in low light. Expert Reviews said “Excellent low-light AF performance” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 review.

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Good Size

A few customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was compact. Three years ago Trustedreviews.com said on expert review site Trusted Reviews “What is the Panasonic Lumix GF6? Panasonic launched the very first compact system camera (CSC) in 2008 in the form of the Lumix G1.”. Also three years ago expert review site Cameralabs.com wrote “Panasonic Lumix GF6 review The Panasonic Lumix GF6 is a compact mirror-less system camera based on the Micro Four Thirds standard” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 review “Jump to our Best Compact cameras, Ultra-zoom cameras”.

One customer who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 considered that it was easy to carry around. Expert website Neocamera.com said “Its relatively compact size makes it light and easy to carry when using small lens” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 but despite that they gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owners who purchased it considered that it was mirrorless. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “The Lumix GF6 is a nice little mirrorless camera that has nothing to envy of some higher-end models”. Three years ago expert review site Neocamera.com wrote “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is the company's latest compact mirrorless camera” but even so they scored the product 60 out of 100. Neocamera.com also wrote “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is clearly a capable mirrorless digital camera”.

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owners reckoned that the product had a good screen. Expert Reviews wrote “Sharp, tilting, touch-screen display” in their review. Expert Reviews also said “Excellent screen”. Expert Reviews also mentioned “Tilt screen with 180 mode”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewers who purchased the product said that it was good quality. Pcmag.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert website PC Mag “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 captures images with excellent quality.” and gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 a score of 4 stars. Expert Reviews said last year “Excellent image quality” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Firstpost.com wrote in their review “Panasonic Lumix GF6 is a good camera that produces good quality images” .

Good Connectivity

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owners reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Expert Reviews said in their review in November last year “Quick and easy Wifi sharing with NFC” .

Nice Design

A few customers who purchased it considered that it was good looking. Expert review site Photographyblog.com gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and mentioned “The Panasonic Lumix GF6 is a new small, stylish and cutting-edge compact system camera” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 review. Expert website Cameralabs.com said “Given the current obsession with retro styling and rangefinder chic” in their review and rated it 4 stars.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was a good design. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote three years ago “Lightest offering from the company, with a simple design that compact camera users are likely to feel at home with”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owner said in their reviews that it was smooth. Expert review site Hardwarezone.com.my said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 review “The Panasonic LUMIX GF6 is a capable little shooter with smooth handling for both beginners”.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Panasonic cameras and also specifically for Panasonic compact camera digital cameras and found that in both cases Panasonic had good ratings.

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Easy to Use

Several Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewers said in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 was easy to use. Expert Reviews said in their review “Simple to use”. Expert Reviews also wrote “Function Lever cleverly doubles as control dial”. Expert Reviews also said “Responsive, sharp, pleasant to use”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to handle.

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Reasonably Priced

One person said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Last year Expert Reviews wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 “Affordable route to ownership of an interchangeable lens camera, consistent imaging performance, solidly built, tilting rear LCD”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it was cheap. Expertreviews.co.uk scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 very highly and wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “Videos – the best of the budget CSCs” in their review of this digital camera.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 was a bargain for the price. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “We hoped that the real deal would live up to our own hype”.

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Good Quality Lens

A number of people who reviewed the product considered that it had a good lens. Ephotozine.com rated the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review on expert review site Ephotozine “It's available with the new 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens with Mega optical”. Expert Reviews said “Includes good starter lens” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6.

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewers said in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus. Expert Reviews wrote in their review of this digital camera “Quick autofocus” . Expert Reviews also said “Fast and accurate autofocus system”.

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Good Video Capture

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good for video recording. Expert website Neocamera.com said “It can record full 1080p HD video at 30 FPS” in their review however they gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

Robust

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Pcmag.com said in their review on expert review site PC Mag two years ago “It's a solid performer”. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review on expert website Ephotozine “Features a 16 megapixel sensor, 3inch tilting touch screen and built in Wi-Fi as well as NFC”. Ephotozine.com also mentioned “The camera comes with a new sensor, built in Wi-Fi, tilting touch sc”.

Good Support

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewer said that it had good technical guidance. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said “Buying Guide Best compact system camera We were initially very impressed by the concept of the Panasonic GF6 when we first saw a pre-production sample” in their review and rated this digital camera as excellent.

Good Technical Features

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Three years ago Reviewed.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 review “The GF6 is a camera with plenty of features and controls that let you use them the way”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewer who bought it considered that it was noisy. Expert Reviews mentioned “Good image quality low noise at high ISOs” in their review.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age which are not 3D compatible, the Lumix DMC-GF6 is 3D compatible.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 3D compatible cameras currently available including a cheaper camera such as the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] or you might consider a higher scoring camera such as the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price].

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-GF6 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6 do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price], and the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at including the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price], or the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price] both from Canon or the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] which has better reviews; or the Coolpix P330[pl_1724102_price], or the Coolpix P330[pl_1724102_price] both from Nikon which is cheaper.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 which do not support Full HD video, the Lumix DMC-GF6 supports Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video and we think the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] which has better reviews; or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with an image stabiliser and we think the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] which has better reviews; or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

Alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on cameras of this age and type. The image editing modes "Crop" and "Rotating" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Very High Maximum Playback Zoom

The lowest maximum playback zoom of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 is 1x and the highest is 16x. At 16 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a fairly high maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

At 60 seconds, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a very long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6. The maximum camera shutter speeds of comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 range from 0.0005s to 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Very High Maximum ISO Speed

When compared to other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF6 that we have checked, the maximum ISO speed of the Lumix DMC-GF6 of 25,600 is one of the highest. The maximum ISO speeds of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 range from 200 to 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,500.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

The maximum apertures of cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6 range from 1.8 to 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8. When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6, the maximum aperture of the Lumix DMC-GF6 of 22 is one of the smallest.

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Very High Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-GF6 of 1,040,000 pixel is one of the highest amongst compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The display resolutions of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Seven Diaphragm Blades

Most cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF6 have between one and eight diaphragm blades, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 which has seven diaphragm blades.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras of this age and type.

Across comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera supports a 160 ISO speed, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GF6. The ISO speeds "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GF6 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. Most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 2EV (1/2EV step).

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on cameras of this type and age. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Features Four Auto Focus

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF6. The auto focus "Single Auto Focus", "Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Digital cameras of this age and spec have battery capacities of between 170mAh and 2,000mAh. With a battery capacity of 1,025 milliampere * hour, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras of this type and age. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on cameras of this spec and age. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The camera file system "DCF" is also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Six Point Three Flash Guides

Most digital cameras of this type and age have between 1 and 11 flash guides, including the Lumix DMC-GF6 which has six point three flash guides.

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20 Reasons Against

Very Small Optical Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a quite small optical zoom (only 3 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GF6. The average optical zoom of digital cameras of this spec and age is 9.6x, and the optical zooms range from 2.7x to 63x.

If this compact camera camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-RX100[plb_2319255_price] (3.6x), the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (21x), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (30x) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Lumix DMC-GF6 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support video recording that you might also want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price].

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Only MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-GF6 does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 also do not have a GPS.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price].

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of this type and age are not waterproof. The Lumix DMC-GF6 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras of this age and spec the weights range from 20g to 710g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of 280 grams, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is one of the heavier similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6 amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] (233g) which is also cheaper.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Very Small Extra / Smart Zoom

Compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago have extra / smart zooms of between 1.3x and 96x, and the average extra / smart zoom is 26x. With an extra / smart zoom of only 2 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a quite small extra / smart zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Has Four Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most commonly found photo effect is Black&White, but this photo effect is not found on this camera. The photo effects Neutral, Sepia, Skin tones and Vivid are also found on this digital camera.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF6 range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm. With a maximum focal length of only 84 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a very short maximum focal length compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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Only 1824 X 1368 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a 1824 x 1368 still image resolution which is higher than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 2736 x 1824 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of [4:3] 4592x3448(L) / 3232x2424(M) / 2272x1704(S) / 1824x1368(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) and [3:2] 4592x3064(L) / 3232x2160(M) / 2272x1520(S) / 1824x1216(When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Third System standard) and [16:9] 4592x2584(L) / 3232x1824(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1824x1. Across all similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras of this type and age. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Only Two Aspheric Elements

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is a two aspheric element camera. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 have between 1 and 14 aspheric elements.

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Only 1.3 HDMI Version

This digital camera supports a 1.3c HDMI version, which is the most frequently supported HDMI version on cameras of this spec and age.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Panasonic camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this camera.

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Only 1920x1080@25fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a 1920x1080@25fps resolution and capture speed which is higher than the 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed found on most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. In addition, this camera have resolution and capture speeds of 1280x720@25fps, 1280x720@50fps and 1920x1080@50fps and 640x480@25fps. The best resolution at capture speeds of all digital cameras of this spec and age is 1920x1080@60fps and the worst is 320×240@30fps.

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Thick

The depths of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 range from 4mm to 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm. With a depth of 38.4 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is quite thick compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GF6, the Lumix DMC-GF6's minimum ISO speed of 160 is one of the biggest. The smallest minimum ISO speed of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 is 10, the biggest is 1,600, and the average minimum ISO speed is 99.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF6 the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 6.6, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a very large minimum aperture (5.6) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 is 0.01m, the largest is 30m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.27m. When compared to other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF6, the Lumix DMC-GF6's closest focusing distance of 0.2 meters is one of the largest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-GF6.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], or the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] which has better reviews; or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which is cheaper.

Digital cameras with a larger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which is also higher rated.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a relatively typical megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

If you want a higher megapixel count then you might also want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP), or the Sony DSC-RX100[plb_2319255_price] (20.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a fairly average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

There are a number of other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], or the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-RX100[plb_2319255_price] (54x and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Guide
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
HDMI Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Multi-Shot Mode
Camera File System
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Included Wrist Strap
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

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Expert Reviews

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6 March 2014

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 captures images with excellent quality, but it's not a good option for burst shooting...

30 November 2013

Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots and lower-end DSLRs. It's an ever-growing category with options for photographers of varying skill... Read more…

26 November 2013

Panasonic Lumix DMC GF6 is a simple to use mirrorless compact with picture quality comparable to an entry level DSLR at low ISO settings. Loaded with features that make shooting and sharing...

22 October 2013

Panasonic Lumix GF6 is a good camera that produces good quality images. It comes filled with features such as creative filters, various SCN modes and Wi-Fi and NFC as well for those who wish to...

8 October 2013

New entry-level ?G?-system interchangeable lens camera from premier brand The 3-inch LCD on the GF6?s back can be angled up to face the viewer or down to achieve shots over the heads of a crowd... Read more…

6 October 2013

It has to be said. Once you've handled Panasonic's top shelf Four Thirds models such as the GX7, pretty much everything else on offer seems like small beer.So forgive me if I seem underwhelmed... Read more…

1 September 2013

In most cases camera upgrades come with a hike in resolution and the interchangeable lens Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is no exception. This increases the now low-sounding 12 megapixels of the... Read more…

19 August 2013

A pleasure to use, and takes great photos and videos ? the best of the budget CSCs...

Expert Reviews

8 August 2013

The Panasonic Lumix GF6 is, by any standard, a great little camera. It's not completely fault-free of course; we weren't keen on some of the fiddly touch-screen controls, and the JPEG sharpening...

1 August 2013

Given the current obsession with retro styling and rangefinder chic, it would be easy to pass over a camera like the Panasonic Lumix GF6 in favour of something superficially more classy. But while...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmcgf6, dmcgf6k, panasonic w1442, panasonic dmcgf6, panasonic w1442m, panasonic dmcgf6w, panasonic dmcgf6r, panasonic w1442mm, panasonic dmcgf6k, panasonic dmcgf6ke, panasonic dmcgf6we, panasonic dmcgf6kw, panasonic dmcgf6kwe, panasonic dmcgf6keb, panasonic dmcgf6kebk
Barcodes 00616348081214, 00616932802348, 00616932802362, 00885170087217, 04010869232401, 05025232732869, 05025232732883, 05025232732890, 05025232732906, 05025232732937, 05025232733019, 05025232733033, 05025232733057, 05025232733095, 05025232735235, 05025232735266, 05025232794416, 05025232794430, 05025232794515, 05025232794522, 05025232794539, 05025232794546, 05025232794560, 05054230949023

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