The DMC-G6 realizes real-to-life photo and video recording even in higher quality with the Digital Live MOS Sensor and the new Venus Engine. Its response is also improved with Light Speed AF, high speed burst shooting at 7 fps and stunningly quick start-up of approx..0.5 sec never to miss fleeting shooting opportunities.
The DMC-G6 integrates 16.05-megapixel Digital 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 Low Light AF in DMC-G6 gains higher
performance in such as moonlight even
without AF assist lamp to set focus on the
subject more precisely. Combined with the
Full-area Touch AF, it is possible to set
focus on any point in the field of view
which realizes intuitive focusing operation
with free frame composition.
• Depending on the picture-taking conditions, this function may not work.
The DMC-G6 features high-speed Light Speed AF, making it possible to capture even the fast-moving subject clearly. Not only the accuracy but also the speed of AF in DMC-G6 surpasses the high-end DSLRs with Phase difference. The camera and the lens exchange the digital signal at max. 240 fps to minimize the time to focus. The DMC-G6 realizes the high speed burst shooting at 7 fps in 16.05-megapixel full resolution and max. 40 fps using an electronic shutter. Also, AF Tracking enables consecutive shooting to capture moving subject in sharp focus at 5 fps*.
* In 1-area-focusing AF mode
The large, bright 1,440K-dot OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) LVF (Live View Finder) with approx. 100% field of view in 4:3 aspect boasts excellent color reproduction and astonishingly high contrast at 10,000:1 for outstanding viewability. The display time lag is minimized dramatically compared with the predecessor DMC-G5. The image output between the LVF and the rear monitor is switched automatically with the eye sensor on the LVF, which features options of sensitivity - high, low and off - to reduce false operation during touching on the rear monitor.
The DMC-G6 records stunningly smooth, high-resolution
full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 60p* videos in AVCHD Progressive
(MPEG-4 / H.264) format. The DMC-G6 also supports
1080 / 24p native mode with 24 Mbps in AVCHD format
bringing impressive afterimage to the footage.
The full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 60p* video can also be
recorded in MP4 at 28 Mbps, to play it back directly on
the PC or other portable electronic devices without
a need of conversion.
* 50p for PAL areas
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 functions can be used with the NFC compatible devices.
• The appropriate pairing position of devices varies depending on the products.
The popular Creative Control mode is upgraded by
increasing its filter option from 14 (for DMC-G5) to 19 (for
DMC-G6) 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 adjustable.
* For photo only
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.
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.
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.
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 P / A / S / M mode 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.
Leave the camera to record of stationary observation for subjects such as flowers coming into bloom or scudding cloud. The series of consequent images can be combined in a camera to produce a time lapse video.
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.
High quality sound can be recorded with Dolby® Digital. A Wind Cut function is also available to block out most of the noise from background wind. In addition to the built-in stereo microphone,the DMC-G6 is equipped with a 3.5mm terminal for external microphone to comply with serious sound recording.
The external mic DMW-MS2(optional)suppresses the camera's motor noise and handing noise, to caputre the sound that you're aiming for. Stereo and shotgun mic switching is done from the menu.
• Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
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.
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.
The control on DMC-G6 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.
DMC-G6 is an innovative Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) camera packing a host of cutting-edge functions. The compact, lightweight body profile is stylishly designed to achieve high mobility while pursuing comfort in operation.
Panasonic offers a wide variety of digital interchangeable lenses including wide / standard / telephoto zoom lenses, single focal length lenses, macro or fisheye lenses to cover any shooting opportunities. Every lens is exclusively designed for DSLM cameras to take best advantage of digital technologies such as high-precision, high-speed Contrast AF.
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.
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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.
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You can instantly upload and share your images on an SNS (Social Networking Service) using the "Panasonic Image App" on a smartphone / tablet.
In addition, it is possible to tag the location information to the image by utilizing the GPS (Global Positioning System) log of a smartphone / tablet.
• Facebook is a registered trademark or trademark of Facebook, Inc.
• Picasa is a registered trademark or trademark of Google Inc.
• Flickr is a registered trademark or trademark of Yahoo! Inc.
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.
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