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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Editor's Choice What Digital Camera Gold
A multi award winning bridge digital camera with good features
Bridge 16.05MP 10x Yes Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 number 497 across all digital cameras.
90
42 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Good Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 90%, based on 42 reviews. This digital camera has received 12 awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Pocket Lint plus two other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Panasonic digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use.
The Lumix DMC-G6 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Quite small eye relief
Very small digital zoom

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is 122.45mm wide and 84.6mm tall. It is 71.4mm deep and weighs 340g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 front dimensions

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

12 Industry Awards

This digital camera is one of the most awarded of all the cameras.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review websites Ljudochbild.se, Camera Labs and PhotographyBlog.com all of whom concluded that this digital camera was very good.

The experts at review sites Pocket Lint, Trusted Reviews and Vido.com.ua all recommend this Panasonic camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of three additional expert review sites all decided that this camera was terrific and gave it their highest award. Ephotozine, Techradar and Technopat.net all gave this digital camera an "Editor's Choice" award.

The editors of two more expert review sites both endorsed this digital camera. The author at review site Expert Reviews said that this camera would make a great purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award and it received a "Gold" award from review website What Digital Camera who concluded it was terrific.

The writer at one additional expert review site concluded that this digital camera was very good. This camera received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 38 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine this camera has an average expert rating of 86 out of 100. The camera expert review sites think this digital camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 11,275 expert and owner reviews (including 2,753 verified purchases) for Panasonic cameras and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings. We also found that Panasonic has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Three owners reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 was easy to use.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 was compact.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-G6 of 16.1MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 of 10x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-G6 of 3.5 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The average ISO sensitivity (max) of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6's ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600 is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-G6 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Lumix DMC-G6 of 340g is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-G6 has a touchscreen. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-G6 has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Lumix DMC-G6 has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras. 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.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a wrist strap. 93% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Lumix DMC-G6 has an HDMI port, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 features noise reduction, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Lumix DMC-G6 has a wind filter. 96% of digital cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Lumix DMC-G6 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Quite Small Eye Relief

The Lumix DMC-G6's eye relief of only 17.5mm is fairly small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average eye relief of all digital cameras is 19mm, with the smallest being 8mm and the biggest being 27mm.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-G6 features saturation adjustment. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Four Aspherical Lenses

Most of the other digital cameras only have one aspherical lens, however the Lumix DMC-G6 has four aspherical lenses.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2176|3264 x 1840|2448 x 2448|1712 x 1712|1824 x 1368|1824 x 1216|1824 x 1216|1920 x 1080|1824 x 1024 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-G6 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-G6 of only 4x is fairly small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 11% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Lumix DMC-G6 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Playback Zoom (max)

The Lumix DMC-G6's playback zoom (max) of only 4x is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Lumix DMC-G6 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-G6 of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display resolution of all cameras is 590,000 pixels, with the lowest being 3 pixels and the highest being 16,000,000 pixels.

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Has a Microphone in

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a microphone in, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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3D

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-G6 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Lumix DMC-G6 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-G6's image sensor size of 1.33" is in the biggest 2% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-G6's maximum aperture number of 22 is in the largest 3% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-G6 of only 84mm is in the shortest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-G6 supports live view. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has an anti-dust function, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Features Calendar

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 features calendar. 86% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vhbw 1000mah
Barcodes 00617689551169, 00617689551176, 00617689551183, 00617689551190, 00885170132184, 04250667359287, 05025232732982, 05025232747689, 05025232748259, 05025232748266, 05025232748310, 05025232748419, 05025232748587, 05025232748600, 05025232748907, 05025232748914, 05025232750887, 05025232750917, 05025232750931, 05025232794461

Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Vastly lighter
Vastly higher display resolution (numeric)
User reviews are slightly better
Smaller display diagonal

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