• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6
  • Canon EOS M6
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Predecessor: Panasonic GF5
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Successor: Panasonic GF7
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General
Model Number: GF6 EOS M6
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $599.99 $899.99
Street Price: $399.95 $579.00
Date Available: 2013-06-30 2017-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 16.0 oz (454 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
18.3 oz (520 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.5 in.
(111 x 65 x 38 mm)
4.4 x 2.7 x 1.8 in.
(112 x 68 x 45 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic Canon
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 24.2
Sensor Format: 4/3 APS-C
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 332.27mm2 (22.30mm x 14.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.77 microns 3.72 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 54  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.7  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.6  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 622  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3),
4592 x 3064 (14.1 MP, 3:2),
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, 3:2),
3232 x 1824 (5.9 MP, Other),
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)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3368 (20.2 MP, 16:9),
3984 x 2240 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
2976 x 1680 (5.0 MP, Other),
2397 x 1344 (3.2 MP, 16:9),
5328 x 4000 (21.3 MP, 4:3),
2656 x 1992 (5.3 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2656 x 2656 (7.1 MP, 1:1),
1984 x 1984 (3.9 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.2 9.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​50i/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Canon EF-M
Lens: Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. Canon EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84mm 24 - 72mm
Focal Length (actual): 14 - 42mm 15 - 45mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f.5.6 (tele) - f/22 f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/6.3 - f/40 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 46.0mm 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x or 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face detection, AF Tracking, 23-area-focusing, 1-area-focusing, Pinpoint, Touch Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points, Face+Tracking AF, Smooth Zone AF, 1-point AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   Optional EVF-DC2 or ECF-DC1: 0.39-inch 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, diopter correction
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 160 100
ISO Settings: Auto, Intelligent ISO, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps; 25600 extended Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps) Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Light Bulb, White Fluorescent, Flash, Color Temperature, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot Evaluative (384 zones), Center-weighted, Partial (10%), Spot (2%)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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), Panorama Creative Assist, Scene (Self-Portrait, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Food, Panning, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight), Creative Filters (Grainy B/W, Soft Focus, Fish-eye Effect, Art Bold effect, Water Painting effect, Toy Camera effect, Miniature effect (Stills and Movie), High Dynamic Range), 2 Custom User Settings
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 images after 10 seconds 10, 2 or custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off Auto (E-TTL II), Manual Flash On/Off (3 flash power output settings); Slow Synchro; FE Lock, Red-eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft. 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN 6.3m (ISO 160) GN= 5m (16.4 ft.) at ISO 100; range depends on lens aperture
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/200
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW + JPEG .CR2 14-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Optional wired (RS-60E3), IR (RC-6) or Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type-C), Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC, Combined AV/USB connector Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.58 0.52
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.62  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.60 0.53
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.2 9.2
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 28 27
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.9 9.3
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 8 17
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 9.4
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 16
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.27 seconds 0.13 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.092 seconds 0.122 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.40 seconds 0.44 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.072 seconds 0.061 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, wide-area mode = 0.277s  
Startup Time: 0.8 seconds 1.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.8 seconds 1.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.6 seconds 2.7 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 340 shots 295 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   85 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary (7.2V, 1025mAh) Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
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. Available in black, white, brown or red. Available in black or silver.