• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12800
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600

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Advantages

Panasonic G6 over Panasonic GH4

Panasonic GH4 over Panasonic G6

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Newer
    10 months vs 20 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/250 vs 1/160 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent still image quality for its class; Fantastic, highly-detailed video quality; Superior video recording chops with 4K video (both Cinema 4K and Ultra HD); Responsive all-around performer with great AF performance and burst shooting; Rolling shutter is minimal with 60p and 30p video; Splash- and dust-proof magnesium alloy body; Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC.

  • High ISO performance not as good as some APS-C models (IQ drops quickly past ISO 3200); Overall still image quality not significantly better than the GH3; Sluggish buffer clearing with RAW files; Rolling shutter noticeable on 4K video; Not as compact as most mirrorless cameras.

The Competition

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Panasonic G6
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $504
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1142
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic GH4
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1142
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Panasonic G6
Panasonic GX7
  • $504
  • 4/3
  • External Mic Jack
  • $526
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Panasonic GH4
Panasonic GX7
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Shoot 4K video
  • External Mic Jack
  • $526
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony A3000

Panasonic G6
Sony A3000
  • $504
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $348
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic GH4
Sony A3000
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $348
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Panasonic G6
Olympus E-M10
  • $504
  • 4/3
  • Shoots 60p video
  • External Mic Jack
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Newer
Panasonic GH4
Olympus E-M10
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony A6000

Panasonic G6
Sony A6000
  • $504
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Touchscreen
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic GH4
Sony A6000
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
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