• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6
  • Leica TL
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Predecessor: Panasonic GF5
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Leica T (Typ 701)
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Successor: Panasonic GF7
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General
Model Number: GF6 TL
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $599.99 $1699.99
Street Price: $399.95 $809.93
Date Available: 2013-06-30 2016-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 16.0 oz (454 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
13.5 oz (384 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.6 x 1.5 in.
(111 x 65 x 38 mm)
5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(134 x 69 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic  
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 16.3
Sensor Format: 4/3 APS-C
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.77 microns 4.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
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)
4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other),
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2160 (7.1 MP, Other),
2144 x 1424 (3.1 MP, Other),
1632 x 1080 (1.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.2 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​50i/​30p/​25p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
640x480 (30p/​25p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MP4 with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Leica L bayonet
Lens: Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II ASPH. MEGA O.I.S. n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84mm  
Focal Length (actual): 14 - 42mm  
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f.5.6 (tele) - f/22  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 46.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
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 Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: No No
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 3.7
Rear Display Resolution: 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 12500
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 - 12500
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, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting; fine adjustment option for all settings
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot Multi-field, center-weighted, spot
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 Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset
Self Timer: 2, 10, 3 images after 10 seconds 2 or 12 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 Automatic, automatic / red eye reduction, always on, always on / red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync / red eye reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 m / 16.4 ft. 4.5 m / 14.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN 6.3m (ISO 160) Aperture dependant; GN = 4.5m at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 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 No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW + JPEG .DNG RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MP4 with stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included 3,200.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI (Type-C), Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC, Combined AV/USB connector Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.58  
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  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 4.2 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 28 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 3.9  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 8  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 10  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.27 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  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.40 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.072 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, wide-area mode = 0.277s  
Startup Time: 0.8 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.8 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.6 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 340 shots 400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary (7.2V, 1025mAh) Proprietary BP-DC13 7.4v 1040mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-DC13 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2 AE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.1 SE, Super LoiloScope (trial), USB Driver Leica App (free download remote control and picture transfer in Apple App Store/Google Play Store).
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, silver and titanium.