Panasonic G6 and GF6 First Shots posted: Pixel peep test images from these two new CSCs
posted Friday, May 24, 2013 at 9:49 AM EDT
Announced just last month, the new Panasonic G6 and Panasonic GF6 are two compact system cameras we've been eager to get our hands on and put to the test in the IR Lab -- as well as out in the field with our reviewers. The cameras' predecessors were both enthusiastic Dave's Picks, and we have high hopes that the latest models will show marked improvements. While the Panasonic G6 and GF6 continue to go through our rigorous battery of laboratory tests, we've posted First Shots from both of them for your pixel-peeping pleasure.
The Panasonic G6 shares a lot with its predecessor, including its image sensor, but boasts a new body with more external controls and improved ergonomics, plus a new image processor, LCD panel, and viewfinder. There are several changes in the camera's software, too, likely hailing from the new processor. See the Panasonic G6 First Shots here or read our detailed Panasonic G6 preview here for more info about the compact system camera's features and specs.
Meanwhile, the Panasonic GF6 is the company's entry-level compact system model, and it's grown ever so slightly since its predecessor, and has gotten rather heavier as well, but that's allowed for more than a few new additions inside its completely redesigned body. Key among these are new wireless connectivity options and a self-portrait friendly tilting LCD panel. There's also a higher-resolution sensor inherited from the Lumix GX1. See the Panasonic GF6 First Shots here or read our detailed Panasonic GF6 hands-on preview here for more info about the compact system camera's features and specs.