• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • 4/3 226.2mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Differences

Panasonic GF6 advantages over Olympus E-P7

  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones

Olympus E-P7 advantages over Panasonic GF6

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/250 vs 1/160 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    20.3 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.7 fps vs 4.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 28 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus E-P3

Panasonic GF6
Olympus E-P3
  • $500
  • 4/3
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $561
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Hot shoe
Olympus E-P7
Olympus E-P3
  • $0
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $561
  • 4/3
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus E-PL3

Panasonic GF6
Olympus E-PL3
  • $500
  • 4/3
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $700
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Hot shoe
Olympus E-P7
Olympus E-PL3
  • $0
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $700
  • 4/3
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic GX1

Panasonic GF6
Panasonic GX1
  • $500
  • 4/3
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $950
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Higher effective ISO
Olympus E-P7
Panasonic GX1
  • $0
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $950
  • 4/3

Compared to Olympus E-PL5

Panasonic GF6
Olympus E-PL5
  • $500
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $329
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Olympus E-P7
Olympus E-PL5
  • $0
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $329
  • 4/3

Compared to Olympus E-PL7

Panasonic GF6
Olympus E-PL7
  • $500
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Olympus E-P7
Olympus E-PL7
  • $0
  • 4/3
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $399
  • 4/3
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