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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Digital Camera

Camera Labs Highly Recommended Techradar Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
16MP 0.17x Live MOS Dec 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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Ten Industry Awards

This Panasonic camera is one of the most awarded of all the similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

The editors of Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all said that this Panasonic digital camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

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

Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Hardwarezone.com.ph both endorse this Panasonic camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This Panasonic digital camera received a "Best Buy" from Expert Reviews who wrote that this compact camera digital camera would make a great purchase.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on fourty expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 83 out of 100. This means that experts think this Panasonic digital camera is one of the very best compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Good Quality Pictures

Some people wrote in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. Pcmag.com wrote “It focuses quickly, produces detailed images in ch”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said four years ago “Takes decent, consistent-quality photos” in their review of this digital camera. Firstpost.com said in their review “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”.

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owners mentioned that it had a good image sensor.

One customer who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Photoreview.com.au wrote “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.

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Good Size

Some people who reviewed it thought it was compact. Expert review site Photographyblog.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and said “The Panasonic Lumix GF6 is a new small, stylish and cutting-edge compact system camera”. Trustedreviews.com wrote 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.” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 review and gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 a score of 80 out of 100. Cameralabs.com said on Camera Labs “Panasonic Lumix GF6 review The Panasonic Lumix GF6 is a compact mirror-less system camera based on the Micro Four Thirds standard” and gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 a rating of 4 stars.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owner wrote in their reviews that it was easy to carry around. Expert review site Neocamera.com mentioned “Its relatively compact size makes it light and easy to carry when using small lens”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product was mirrorless. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote “The Lumix GF6 is a nice little mirrorless camera that has nothing to envy of some higher-end models” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6. Four years ago expert review site Neocamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is the company's latest compact mirrorless camera”. Neocamera.com also wrote “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is clearly a capable mirrorless digital camera”.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owner said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen.

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Panasonic Cameras Have Good Reviews

Panasonic compact cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Panasonic is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Good Product Quality

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owners who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was good quality. Three years ago expert review site Pcmag.com wrote in their review “The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 captures images with excellent quality.” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100. Expert website Firstpost.com said four years ago “Panasonic Lumix GF6 is a good camera that produces good quality images”.

Nice Design

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Cameralabs.com mentioned on expert website Camera Labs “Given the current obsession with retro styling and rangefinder chic” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 review.

One person who bought it reckoned that it was a good design. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera “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 reviewer said in their reviews that it was smooth.

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Robust

Some people who reviewed the product thought it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote “It's a solid performer” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 and rated it 4 stars. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera four years ago “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”.

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 thought it was cheap. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Videos – the best of the budget CSCs” and rated it 5 stars. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewer who bought the product considered that it 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”.

Good Connectivity

Two people concluded that the product was wifi compatible.

Good Video Capture

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owners considered that the product was good for video recording. Neocamera.com wrote four years ago “It can record full 1080p HD video at 30 FPS” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6.

Easy to Use

A few people who bought it thought it was easy to use. Four years ago expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “A pleasure to use” in their review. In the same month expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 “Panasonic Lumix DMC GF6 is a simple to use mirrorless compact with picture quality comparable to an entry level DSLR at low ISO settings” however they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owner who purchased it concluded that it was easy to handle. Four years ago Hardwarezone.com.my said “The Panasonic LUMIX GF6 is a capable little shooter with smooth handling for both beginners”.

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Good Support

One customer said that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Four years ago Techradar.com/au/ said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 “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”.

Good Technical Features

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 owner considered that it had good features. Expert review site Reviewed.com wrote “The GF6 is a camera with plenty of features and controls that let you use them the way”.

Good Quality Lens

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 reviewer considered that the product had a good lens. Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine four years ago “It's available with the new 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens with Mega optical”.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-GF6 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6 do not support wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including a cheaper camera such as the Canon SX710 HS[plb_3538695_price] or you might consider a better rated camera such as the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], and the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price] both from Fujifilm which is cheaper; or the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price], and the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price] both from Canon which has better reviews are also worth considering.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] (SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to consider including the Canon SX710 HS[plb_3538695_price] which is cheaper; or the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], and the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this Panasonic camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR, MPO and RAW are also supported by this digital camera.

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Has Two Camera Playbacks

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most frequently found camera playback is Single image, but this camera playback is not found on this camera. The camera playbacks Slide show and Thumbnails are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Very High Playback Zoom (max)

The average playback zoom (max) of cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 is 9.3x, and the playback zoom (max)s range from 1x to 16x. When compared to other digital cameras of this age and type that we have assessed, the playback zoom (max) of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 of 16 times zoom factor is one of the highest.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 15s. When compared to other compact cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6, the slowest camera shutter speed of the Lumix DMC-GF6 of 60 seconds is one of the longest.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The average ISO sensitivity (max) of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6 is 4,700, and the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 3 to 52,000. When compared to other compact cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6, the Lumix DMC-GF6's ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600 is one of the highest.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Digital cameras of this type and age have display resolution (numeric)s of between 1 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a very high display resolution (numeric) (1,040,000 pixel) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this age and spec. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 4608x3456, 3264x2448, 2336x1752, 1824x1368, 4608x3072, 3264x2176, 2336x1560, 1824x1216, 4608x2592, 3264x1840, 1920x1080, 1824x1024, 3456x3456, 2448x2448 and 1744x1744 and 1712x1712. The worst still image resolution of all compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Seven Number of Diaphragm Bladess

The Lumix DMC-GF6 is a seven number of diaphragm blades camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports Ten ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera supports a 160 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF6. The ISO sensitivitys "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Panasonic digital camera.

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340 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 take between 110 and 1,249 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the Lumix DMC-GF6 which takes 340 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Lumix DMC-GF6 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Panasonic camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all compact cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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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 the ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

A ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction is in fact the best light exposure correction across all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 1,025 milliampere * hour, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6. The average battery capacity of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 840mAh.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF6. The camera file system "DCF" is also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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TFT Display

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of this type and age. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Digital cameras of this age and type displays range from LCD to AMOLED.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Six Point Three Flash Guide Numbers

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has more flash guide numbers than most of the digital cameras of this type and age. Most of the compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 only have between two and five flash guide numbers, however this Panasonic digital camera has six point three flash guide numbers.

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19 Reasons Against

Quite Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of digital cameras of this spec and age is 0.17x, the biggest is 50x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. The optical zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 of only 0.17 times zoom factor is one of the smallest amongst digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm X-Q1[plb_2452648_price] (4x), the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (21x), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (30x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF6 do not support video capability. The Lumix DMC-GF6 is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support video capability including the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] or the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price].

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Only MOS Sensor Type

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

A MOS sensor type is actually the worst sensor type across all cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

A CCD sensor type is the best sensor type across comparable types of digital camera.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-GF6 do not support Full HD video. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support Full HD video which you might want to look at including the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most cameras of this age and type do not have a GPS (satellite). The Lumix DMC-GF6 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Canon SX710 HS[plb_3538695_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price].

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Not Waterproof

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF6 are also not waterproof.

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Pricey

The cheapeast cameras that have been on the market for more than two years that we found costs £26 and the most expensive costs £293. We think that this compact camera digital camera looks expensive for a digital camera that was launched more than two years ago.

Heavy

Cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF6 have weights of between 20g and 840g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of 281 grams, the Lumix DMC-GF6 is one of the heavier comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6 amongst digital cameras of this age.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] (213g) which is also cheaper.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most cameras of this age and type. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of this spec and age. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture Number

At only 3.5, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a quite big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF6 is 6.7.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 range from 18mm to 1,000mm. When compared to other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-GF6 that we have checked the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of, the Lumix DMC-GF6's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 84 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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Only Two Number of Aspheric Elementss

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is a two number of aspheric elements digital camera. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6 have between 1 and 14 number of aspheric elementss.

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Only 1.3 HDMI Version

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 supports a newer HDMI version than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a 1.3 HDMI version, whereas most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it support a 1.4 HDMI version.

A 1.3 HDMI version is actually the worst supported HDMI version amongst all digital cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6.

The best supported HDMI version across comparable types of camera is 1.4b.

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Very Low Magnification

The average magnification of cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-GF6 is 6.2x, and the magnifications range from 0.5x to 20x. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a fairly low magnification (only 1.4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Only 1920x1080@25fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Lumix DMC-GF6 has a 1920x1080@25fps resolution at capture speed which is higher than the 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed found on most cameras of this age and spec. This Panasonic camera also have resolution at capture speeds of 1280x720@25fps, 1280x720@50fps and 1920x1080@50fps and 640x480@25fps. The worst resolution at capture speeds of all compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 320×240@30fps and the best is 1920x1080@60fps.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The number of light metering modes featured on the Lumix DMC-GF6 is more than most cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most commonly featured light metering featured on digital cameras of this type and age. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6 is 10 and the biggest is 160. When compared to other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-GF6 that we have checked, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6's ISO sensitivity (min) of 160 is one of the biggest.

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Very Large Closest Focusing Distance

Digital cameras that came out more than two years ago have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 0.2m. At 0.2 meters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a very large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 3.2. The minimum aperture number of the Lumix DMC-GF6 of 22 is one of the largest amongst compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-GF6.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-GF6 over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-GF6.

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price], and the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] which has better reviews; or the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal 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

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 16MP digital cameras and we think cheaper digital cameras such as the Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR[plb_383572_price] is also worth considering.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth considering include the Canon SX710 HS[plb_3538695_price] (20.3MP and cheaper) or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP and higher rated).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-GF6 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

Alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Canon PowerShot G16[plb_1602829_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] (810x).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Wind Filter
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
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5 June 2015

Jump to our Best Compact cameras, Ultra-zoom cameras and Bridge camerasTo make this article easier to browse, and to make it easier for you to find the camera you're after, we've split it into... Read more…

Sharp, tilting, touch-screen display
Hinged flash with bounce
Quick autofocus
Clean JPG output through ISO 3200
Raw shooting support
No EVF option
Burst shooting limited to 3.5fps
Lacks shoe and mic input
Limited burst shooting in Raw
High noise at high ISO
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…

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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