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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Techradar Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
A multi award winning compact digital camera with average features
Compact 16MP 3x Yes Dec 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Review

With excellent reviews but average features, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 number 329 across all digital cameras.
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33 Reviews + 10 Awards
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 84%, based on 33 reviews. This digital camera has received 10 awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus two other sites and a "Recommended" award from Hardwarezone.com.ph plus one other site. 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 it is difficult to use.
The Lumix DMC-GF6 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high ISO sensitivity (max)
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Very small optical zoom
Very small digital zoom

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How Big is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6?

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is 111.2mm wide and 64.8mm tall. It is 38.4mm deep and weighs 280g.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 front dimensions

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 size in context

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

10 Industry Awards

This digital camera has received 10 awards from experts.

The experts at websites Camera Labs, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all thought that this camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The authors at review websites Hardwarezone.com.ph and Hi-Tech.mail.ru/ both recommend this digital camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This Panasonic digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review sites Photoreview.com.au and Techradar, both of which said that this camera was exceptional.

The writer at one more expert review site said that this digital camera would make a great purchase. Expert Reviews gave this camera a "Best Buy" award.

This Panasonic digital camera received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Panasonic camera is 84% based on 33 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine. This puts this camera in the top 18% of all the cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Customers Report it is Difficult to Use

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was not easy to use.

Panasonic Has Very Good Camera Reviews

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


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-GF6 of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Lumix DMC-GF6's optical zoom of only 3x is in the smallest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Lumix DMC-GF6 of 25,600 is in the highest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-GF6's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 of 280g is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a wind filter. 96% of digital cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-GF6's digital zoom of only 4x is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 11% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Lumix DMC-GF6 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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4592 X 3448 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is 4592 x 3448 pixels. That's 1% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 4592 x 2584 pixels, 3232 x 2424 pixels, 3232 x 2160 pixels plus 6 more values. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 pixels and the worst is 384 x 480 pixels.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a wrist strap. 93% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Lumix DMC-GF6 does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 96% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-GF6's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Calendar

The Lumix DMC-GF6 features calendar, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-GF6 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 Lumix DMC-GF6 has an anti-dust function. 91% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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3D

The Lumix DMC-GF6 is 3D, unlike 90% of digital cameras which are not 3D.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GF6 features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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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 digital 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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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Lumix DMC-GF6 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-GF6 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-GF6 supports live view. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has an orientation sensor. 93% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a headphone output. 94% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has an HDMI port. 71% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a microphone in, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Very Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 of 22 is in the largest 2% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-GF6 of only 84mm is fairly short compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Two Aspherical Lenses

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has more aspherical lenses than most of the digital cameras. This digital camera is a two aspherical lens digital camera compared to most of the digital cameras which only have one aspherical lens.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 of 1,040,000 pixels is fairly high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest display resolution of cameras is 3 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Lumix DMC-GF6 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Very Big Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Lumix DMC-GF6 of 1.33" is in the biggest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital 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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Fairly High Playback Zoom (max)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6's playback zoom (max) of 16x is very high compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest playback zoom (max) of cameras is 1x, the highest is 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 features saturation adjustment. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Panasonic digital camera has been on the market since December 2014.


Product Identifiers

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