Excerpt: In short, the Panasonic Lumix G DMC-GF6K digital single lens mirrorless camera looks, feels and performs well above its price tag. Adopting functionality from it's predecessors, inspiration from DSLR cameras and lending user-friendly technology standards found in smart-phones the GF6 is a camera...
Excerpt: The GF6 is the latest model of Panasonic’s ultra-compact GF series. It is based on a Micro Four Thirds sensor and lens mount system and offers a resolution of 16MP.
The camera doesn’t offer a viewfinder system, but does have a large, touch-sensitive swivel LCD screen with high resolution (1,040,000...
Conclusion: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 captures images with excellent quality, but it's not a good option for burst shooting.
Pros: Sharp, tilting, touch-screen display. Hinged flash with bounce. Quick autofocus. Clean JPG output through ISO 3200. Raw shooting support. Fast startup. Wi-Fi with NFC. Includes good starter lens.
Cons: No EVF option. Burst shooting limited to 3.5fps. Lacks shoe and mic input. Limited burst shooting in Raw.
Summary: The Panasonic Lumix GF6 is, by any standard, a great little camera. It’s not completely fault-free of course; we weren’t keen on some of the fiddly touch-screen controls, and the JPEG sharpening is a bit too harsh, but we love the versatile and accessible manual controls, the tilt-up monitor screen,...
Pros: Tilting monitor; Versatile controls; Image quality; Noise control
Summary: The Lumix GF6 is Panasonic's latest consumer mirrorless system camera, although is pitched higher than previous GF models. It replaces the GF5 with among other things an updated 16 Megapixel sensor, a tilting 3 inch 1040k dot LCD screen, and built in Wifi with NFC tap-to-connect for sharing photos.
Pros: 3 inch 1040k flip-over touch-screen., Self shot mode., Quick and easy Wifi sharing with NFC., Excellent low-light AF performance., Stop motion intervalometer., Panorama Shot mode.
Cons: Lacks hotshoe and accessory EVF., Lacks focus peaking., Movie button hard to activate.
Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 is clearly a capable mirrorless digital camera. It delivers a well-rounded performance, combining high image-quality and fast operational speed. Its relatively compact size makes it light and easy to carry when using small lenses.
Pros: Low image noise until ISO 1600, Realistic image colors after tweaking, Good automatic white-balance, Reliable metering, Fast contrast-detect autofocus, Short shutter-lag, Quick and responsive, Calibratable LCD, Good LCD visibility, Customizable interface, Sturdy except for control-dial
Cons: Slight image softness from base ISO, EC easily accidentally changed, Below average shot-to-shot speed, Flimsy control-dial, Preview not Exposure-Priority, Wrong Live-Histogram, Poor flash clearance, No EVF option, Short battery life, Video recording delay, Video drops last second
Conclusion: The Lumix GF6 really comes with everything you need with what could be a very versatile semi SLR camera. It doesn’t have a hotshoe otherwise this would have been a very serious competitor in its class considering it comes along with the 14-42m lens.
Summary: • Compact • Simple to use • Built-in Wi-Fi • Easy to customize • High resolution flip-out touchscreen • High noise at high ISO • No external flash support Panasonic GF6 belongs to the GF family of Panasonic Lumix mirrorless cameras.
Conclusion: The 16MP GF6 is an exceptional CSC, with some advanced features and excellent handling. The image quality is extremely good, with little or no chromatic aberration and exceptionally low noise levels even at higher ISOs.