Panasonic Lumix GF6 Review

 
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Model Name: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 
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General
Model Number: GF6
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $599.99
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Date Available: 2013-06-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 16.0 oz (454 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.5 in.
(111 x 65 x 38 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic
Total Megapixels: 16.7
Effective Megapixels: 16.0
Sensor Format: 4/3
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.85"
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3),
4592 x 3064 (14.1 MP, Other),
4592 x 2584 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3424 x 3424 (11.7 MP, 1:1),
3232 x 2424 (7.8 MP, 4:3),
3232 x 2160 (7.0 MP, Other),
3232 x 1824 (5.9 MP, 16:9),
2416 x 2416 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1520 (3.5 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 60i/50i/30p/25p, 60p/50p/30p/25p, 30p/25p
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound
Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds
Kit Lens: Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II ASPH. MEGA O.I.S.
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f.5.6 (tele) - f/22
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x or 4x
Filter Thread: 46mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face detection, AF Tracking, 23-area-focusing, 1-area-focusing, Pinpoint, Touch
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating LCD: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, Intelligent ISO, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps; 25600 extended
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps)
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Guide (Clear Portrait, Silky Skin, Backlit Softness, Clear in Backlight, Relaxing Tone, Sweet Child's Face, Distinct Scenery, Bright Blue Sky, Romantic Sunset Glow, Vivid Sunset Glow, Glistening Water, Clear Nightscape, Cool Night Sky, Warm Glowing); Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy POP, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine)
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 images after 10 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN 6.3m (ISO 160)
Max Flash Sync: 1/160
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: No
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi
Other Connection: Mini HDMI (Type-C), Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC, Combined AV/USB connector
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary (7.2V, 1025mAh)
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 340
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2 AE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.1 SE, Super LoiloScope (trial), USB Driver
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Tilting Cell Touch 1040K-dot LCD, Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412MHz - 2462MHz (11ch), WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode), NFC (ISO/IEC 18092(NFCIP-1), NFC-F). Available in black, white, brown or red.

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