The LUMIX DMC-GF6 comes with a 180-degree-tiltable LCD and enables unlimited artistic expression with a variety of creative filters. Designed with a sophisticated profile in an ultra-compact body, the DMC-GF6 features high image quality achieved by a new Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine.
With the new Self Shot mode, you can shoot your own portraits by stretching an arm to hold the camera with the monitor flipped approx. 180゜ vertically to get in a frame properly. A variety of options such as Creative Control can be applied on this self-portrait, too.
The DMC-GF6 integrates new 16.00-megapixel Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine featuring its advanced noise reduction systems. It effectively removes noise in multiple steps according to the noise characteristics, realizing both smoothness and sharpness according to the part of an image. In addition, the limit resolution is enhanced thanks to the precise detail reproduction and advanced Intelligent D-range Control ensures beautiful gradation with wider dynamic range than ever.
The popular Creative Control mode is
upgraded by increasing its filter option
from 14 (for DMC-GF5) to 19 (for
DMC-GF6) adding new Old Days,
Sunshine*, Bleach Bypass, Toy Pop,
Fantasy in addition to the conventional
Expressive, Retro, High Key, Sepia, High
Dynamic, Soft Focus*, Dynamic
Monochrome, Impressive Art, One Point
Color, Cross Process, Low Key, Toy Effect
and Star Filter* and Miniature Effect mode.
Effect parameter of each mode is also
* For photo only
With NFC (Near Field Communication) technology, you
can connect the camera with a smartphone / tablet by just
bringing them together. What is new is that the Wi-Fi® setup
is extremely easy and finishes within a few seconds,
making it possible to pair the camera directly to the
smartphone / tablet without connection procedure of
information input for authorization.
* This function can be used with the NFC compatible device.
The DMC-GF6 records 1920 x 1080 full HD videos with full-time AF and high quality stereo sound in the AVCHD format which excels in both compression efficiency and compatibility with AV equipment for playback. With a dedicated video record button on the top, you can instantly start recording videos while shooting photos without having to make any extra setting adjustments.
The DMC-GF6 features ultimate compactness in sleek, stylish design despite its incorporation of useful built-in flash. The design dispels impression for conventional big and heavy DSLRs. The DMC-GF6 matches any style and fashion regardless of gender.
The DMC-GF6 boasts high-speed, high precision Light Speed AF system including practical full-time AF and tracking AF is available in video recording. Newly integrated Low Light AF enables accurate focusing on the target subject even in low-lit situations.
With the new Creative Panorama function, it is possible to shoot a horizontal /
vertical panoramic image with consequent shots taken by overlaying the
previous picture and to put on a filter effect of Creative Control*.
*Some filters of Creative Control cannot be used in Creative Panorama mode.
Clear Retouch makes it possible to erase unwanted objects or figures in an image by just tracing over them on monitor with a fingertip. They naturally disappear without destroying the image.
For beginners of Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras, iA (Intelligent Auto) mode supports taking beautiful pictures with a variety of shooting-assist functions including AF Tracking, Intelligent D-range Control, Intelligent Scene Selector, Face Recognition and Intelligent ISO Control. The Intelligent Scene Selector now integrates Food Recognition mode. It detects food on the dish and captures it to look delicious. The iA Plus mode lets you adjust defocusing area in the background, exposure compensation and white balance for more flexible control.
The Scene Guide* offers 23 sample pictures shot by professional photographers. You can choose
the one closer to the situation they are going to shoot and optimum parameters for shooting the
scene will be automatically set. Furthermore, shooting procedure, technical advice and
recommended interchangeable lens for the scene can be shown for you to learn photography.
* Video recording using Scene Guide is not possible in some scenes.
The new Stop Motion Animation function enables producing a stop motion (stop frame) video in camera with the pictures that are sequentially shot while moving the object by degrees. This effect makes the object appear as if it is moving by itself.
The P / A / S / M mode also lets you enjoy professional-like expressive video recording. Videos can also be recorded in MP4 format for playback on a PC or other portable electronic devices without having to convert the files.
The videos also come with the high-quality stereo sound
of Dolby® Digital, to offer highly realistic sound to the
motion images. The stereo microphone comes with zoom
noise reduction system, and the Auto Wind Cut function
blocks out most of the noise from background wind.
• Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
The new large, approx. 1040K-dot high resolution monitor boasts approx. 100% of field of view, and it tilts up approx. 180゜. The front panel is directly attached to the new In Cell Touch LCD without containing air layer in between. The result is that the reflection of external light is dramatically suppressed. Together with the increased resolution and improved color reproduction, the monitor for DMC-GF6 secures higher visibility under bright conditions. Plus, attenuation of transmitting backlight is minimized to achieve wide angle of view and by 25% of power saving.
With the Full-area Touch AF, it is possible to set focus on any point in the field of view which realizes quick and intuitive focusing operation with free frame composition. In addition, the newly adopted Touch AE (Auto Exposure) function allows setting focus and exposure at a single touch on the subject displayed on the monitor.
The control on DMC-GF6 is smooth and easy with optimum layout of operation devices. The newly added function lever allows direct adjustment of allotted function - zoom*, exposure or aperture** control. This lever works for magnification in playback mode and page flip in menu.
* When used with Power Zoom lenses H-PS14042 or H-PS45175.
** In M (Manual) mode.
With Panasonic "Image App", remote shooting of both
photo and video* is available by using the
smartphone / tablet for a remote shutter with a monitor
which displayed live at smooth 30 fps. Not only releasing
a shutter, zooming**, focusing and settings of shutter
speed, aperture, exposure compensation are all controllable
with a smartphone / tablet.
* For remote shooting of video, start/stop recording is available over smartphone / tablet control
** With LUMIX G Power Zoom Lens H-PS14042 or H-PS45175.
The Instant Transfer function allows the
camera to transfer the photo data to the
designated electronic devices automatically
whenever shutter is released. In playback
mode, you can also touch the image
displayed on the camera to transfer it
directly to the smartphone / tablet right
on the spot.
*Installing "Image App" is needed in advance.
You can instantly upload and share your images on an SNS (Social Networking Service) using the "Panasonic Image App" on a smartphone / tablet.
It is possible to tag the location information to the image by utilizing the GPS (Global Positioning System) log of a smartphone / tablet.
Wireless TV Playback
The Wi-Fi Direct™ function allows direct playback of images on the DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) - compliant VIERA HDTV.
You can print out recorded pictures wirelessly from a PictBridge (wireless LAN compatible) printer.
With the Panasonic's exclusive Cloud Sync. Service, photos and videos can be synchronized among the compliant electronic devices you use.