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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Digital Camera

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MILC 16.05MP 0.16x Aug 2013
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Ten Industry Awards

This MILC digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs and Ljudochbild.se all of whom said that this camera was great.

This Panasonic digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" from both Ephotozine and Techradar, both of which said that this camera was terrific.

This camera received a "Recommended" from both Trusted Reviews and Pocket Lint, both of which decided that this Panasonic camera was good.

An other two expert review sites both liked this Panasonic digital camera. The reviewer at Expert Reviews decided that this camera was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award and What Digital Camera concluded that it was outstanding and gave it a "Gold" award.

The reviewer at one additional expert review site decided that this Panasonic camera was good. 01net.com gave this camera a "5 Star" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Thirty-five experts from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews have rated this camera on average 85 out of 100. This means that experts think this Panasonic digital camera is one of the better digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 owners who purchased it thought it had a good autofocus. Ephotozine wrote “Continuous autofocus still not quite there, no image quality improvement compared to predecessor, chunkier buildsize won't suit all, no ISO 100 sensitivity” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 review. Ephotozine also mentioned “Fast single autofocus which works under very low light”. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Fast focus, fun features” in their review and rated the product 5 stars.

Four customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens. In November Joyfully Buying from Amazon mentioned “I've chosen the version with the combined standard / telephoto lens as saves me changing lens / carrying the other round with me”. Williams wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The lens is a perfect match for this camera”. Williams also said “Match this unit with a 45mm bright portrait lens [I have the Olympus lens]”.

One customer who bought this digital camera mentioned that it had a good zoom. Williams mentioned in November last year “For a versatile 10x zoom and camera combination, I doubt you will find better”.

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Good Size

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 owners reckoned that this digital camera was compact. Whatdigitalcamera.com rated the product 5 stars and wrote on What Digital Camera “The Panasonic G6 is a continuation of a successful series of Compact”. Ephotozine mentioned “Light and Compact” . Ephotozine also mentioned “Bridge formfactor goes against the compact nature of mirrorless cameras, which might deter some users”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 reviewers who reviewed it thought it had a good viewfinder. In November last year Ephotozine wrote “The improved swivelling touchscreen and viewfinder are excellent” in their review. Expert website Smh.com.au said in their review “It has a high-resolution electronic viewfinder and a swivelling touch-enabled LCD” . Digitalone.com.sg wrote in their review “It looks like a DSLR because the built-in Oled electronic viewfinder, or”.

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 owners considered that the product had an electronic viewfinder. Three years ago expert review site Dxomark.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 “The firm's $750 mid-range EVF equipped model sitting above the entry-level finder-less DMC-GF6 yet beneath the mighty video-maker's favorite DMC-GH3”.

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was mirrorless. Expert review site Techtree.com wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 review “The pioneers of Mirrorless Compact Camera System, often called “The DSLM”, have a successor to their popular G5”.

A few Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 reviewers who bought the product agreed that it had a good screen. Williams said “It is too easy to hit the 'display' button and 'white balance' button on the back”. Ephotozine wrote “Fully articulating screen” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Technical Features

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 reviewers who purchased this digital camera said that it had good features. Ephotozine mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 review in November last year “Great Wifi features including remote control”. Ephotozine.com mentioned “Features built in Wi-Fi, NFC, OLED EVF, improved video mode, focus peaking”. Ephotozine.com also said “The Wi-Fi features are excellent for remote control”.

Easy to Use

A few customers who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use. Last year Williams said on Amazon “It is very comprehensively specified yet as simple to use as you want it to be” in his Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 review. Ephotozine said “OLED viewfinder is nicer to use”. Ephotozine also said “Can't use Creative Control options in advanced exposure modes”.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to handle. Ephotozine said “DSLRstyle handling yet compact camera approachabilit”.

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Good Video Capture

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 owners wrote that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 was good for video recording. Williams mentioned in his review on Amazon “Nobody does video better than Panasonic”. Ephotozine mentioned “Impressive video” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 review “An accomplished all-rounder that excels for video capture”.

Panasonic Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 7,428 expert and user reviews for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically within its MILC cameras range.

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Robust

A number of people who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Ephotozine mentioned in their review “Solid build”. Techradar.com said on expert review site Techradar “The Panasonic G6 is built following the Micro Four Thirds standard” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 owner who purchased this digital camera thought it was strong and durable. Three years ago Techradar.com/au/ wrote “It may lack a few of the features and the rugged build of the Panasonic GH3.” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6.

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Good Quality Pictures

Seven Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 owners who purchased the product mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Ephotozine mentioned in their review “Well saturated colours and warm feel to image, tilt and swivel rear LC” . Ephotozine also wrote “Warm, rich, detailed pics”. Expert website Techmagnifier.com mentioned “A great camera is the one which can take great pictures.”.

A number of Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 owners who purchased it thought it had a good image sensor. In November last year expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “Features a 16 megapixel sensor, 4K video recording, plus a number of improvements over the Panasonic Lumix G6 that it replaces”. Ephotozine wrote “EVF comes with builtin eye sensor for automatic activation” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 review. Expert review site Dxomark.com said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 “Although the sensor is clearly an older unit (used originally in the superb DMC-GH2”.

Some Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Three years ago Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “An OLED viewfinder, high resolution 3-inch free-angle LCD screen, new-generation Venus processing engine, ultra-sensitive “night-shot AF” mode” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 5 stars. Expert review site Techguide.com.au gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said “Tech Guide readers might remember I enjoyed shooting with the G5 around Terrigal late in 2012”.

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Good Connectivity

A few customers agreed that this digital camera was wifi compatible.

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 reviewer reckoned that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 was good in terms of connectivity. Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 review three years ago “With optical image stabilization thrown in along with a Mic Jack and wireless connectivity not only takes it miles away from its predecessor.”.

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Good Support

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 owner concluded that it had good technical guidance. Joyfully Buying from Amazon mentioned “The charger has a European plug, instructions in 4 languages”.

Good Product Quality

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good quality. Ephotozine mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good Image Quality” . Ephotozine also wrote “Fast autofocus, touchscreen is superresponsive, decent image quality, detailed OLED electronic viewfinder, bodybased zoom toggle to control power zoom lenses”. Three years ago Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 review “LIKERAW image quality is very good, with colour fidelity”.

Nice Design

Three Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 reviewers considered that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 was good looking. Ephotozine said in November last year “Compact style”. Reviewed.com mentioned in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 review “Even though Panasonic's done a fine job making the G6 a great update of a camera we already thought was pretty decent” . Expert review site Digitalcameraworld.com wrote “Panasonic has used a mini-DSLR style for the Panasonic Lumix G6” in their review of this digital camera.

Several customers concluded that it was a good design. In November last year Ephotozine wrote “Good design and size” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review on expert website Ephotozine three years ago “Offers improved handling and design, with some useful”.

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Good Battery Life

One customer who purchased it thought it had a good battery life. Three years ago expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “The Panasonic Lumix G6 is an excellent camera, with very few issues, although battery life could be better”.

3D Compatible

The Lumix DMC-G6 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other cameras of this age and type which are not 3D compatible.

There are a number of alternative 3D compatible cameras currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the NX2000 ($675.68), or the NX300 ($657.68) both from Samsung or the Olympus Pen E-PL5 ($561.94).

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Lumix DMC-G6 supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G6 do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 ($469.95), and the Samsung NX2000 ($675.68) is also worth considering.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Sony NEX-5 ($610.99) is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Lumix DMC-G6 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-G6 also have a built-in flash.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to consider include the Olympus Pen E-PL5 ($561.94), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 ($469.95) which has better reviews; or the Nikon 1 AW1 ($199.95) which is cheaper.

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Supports Full HD Video

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Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-G6, the Lumix DMC-G6 supports Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras which support Full HD video currently available including a cheaper camera such as the Nikon 1 AW1 ($199.95) or you might consider a higher rated camera such as the Olympus Pen E-PL5 ($561.94), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 ($469.95).

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on MILC cameras that were released around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think a cheaper camera such as the 1 AW1 ($199.95), and the 1 AW1 ($199.95) both from Nikon or you might consider a higher rated camera such as the Pen E-PL5 ($561.94), and the Pen E-PL5 ($561.94) both from Olympus or the Samsung NX300 ($657.68) are also worth considering.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many MILC cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Lumix DMC-G6 is more than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The average maximum camera shutter speed of similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G6 is 40s. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed (60 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

The lowest maximum ISO speed of MILC cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G6 is 1,600 and the highest is 410,000. At 25,600, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a fairly high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-G6.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a greater number of white balance modes than most MILC cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most cameras of a similar age and spec to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution. This digital camera also have still image resolutions of 4608x3456, 4608x3072, 4608x2592, 3456x3456, 3264x2448, 3264x2176, 3264x1840, 2336x1752, 2336x1560, 2448x2448, 1920x1080, 1824x1368, 1824x1216, 1824x1024 and 1744x1744 and 1712x1712. Digital cameras of this age and type still image resolutions range from 1024 x 768 to 12416 x 1856.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Lumix DMC-G6 is more than most MILC cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Panasonic camera has a Vivid photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on MILC cameras that have been available for more than two years. The photo effect "Black&White" is also found on this camera.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Lumix DMC-G6 has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than most MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most MILC cameras that are a similar age to it have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction. Cameras of this age and type light exposure correction range from ± 2EV (1/3EV step) (worst) to ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) (best).

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Quite High Display Resolution

Across all the MILC cameras that have been available for more than two years the display resolutions range from 33 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 1,036,000 pixel, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a quite high display resolution compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-G6.

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Supports Nine ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Lumix DMC-G6 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This Panasonic digital camera supports a 200 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The ISO speeds "160", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800" and "25600" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Has One Playback Mode

The Lumix DMC-G6 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras of this age and type. The most frequently found playback mode is Movie, but this playback mode is not found on this digital camera. The playback modes Slide show are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Lumix DMC-G6 is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on MILC cameras that have been around for more than two years. The image editing modes "Crop" and "Resizing" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Lumix DMC-G6 is more than most MILC cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has a Manual light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-G6. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Auto" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Ten Point Five Flash Guides

Most cameras of this spec and age have between 4 and 10 flash guides, including the Lumix DMC-G6 which has ten point five flash guides.

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Features Five Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Lumix DMC-G6 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This digital camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G6. The auto focus "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Face detection", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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TFT Display

The Lumix DMC-G6 has a TFT display which is better than most MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. Most cameras that were launched around the same time as it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The worst display of all MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-G6 is LCD and the best is AMOLED.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

Digital cameras of this spec and age have flash sync-speeds of between 0.005s and 4s. The Lumix DMC-G6 has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds (only 0.00625 seconds) amongst MILC cameras of this age.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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Very Short Flash Recharging Time

MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-G6 have flash recharging times of between 0.0062s and 5s. With a flash recharging time of only 0.00625 seconds, the Lumix DMC-G6 has one of the shorter flash recharging times amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 does not support video recording.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also support video recording including the Olympus Pen E-PL5 ($561.94) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G6, the Lumix DMC-G6 does not have a GPS.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to look at include the Samsung NX300 ($657.68); or the Nikon 1 AW1 ($199.95).

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 does not have an image stabiliser, although keep in mind that most of the other MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-G6 also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G6, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is not waterproof.

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Very Low JPEG Frame Rate

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has one of the lower JPEG frame rates (only 28 frames per second) amongst cameras of this age. The average JPEG frame rate of digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-G6 is 36fps.

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Only Has Seven Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera has a Manual shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-G6. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Auto", "Lens priority", "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Very Low Maximum Playback Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-G6 has a quite low maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum playback zooms of between 1.1x and 39x.

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Very Small Eye Relief

The eye relief of digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G6 range from 17mm to 21mm. With an eye relief of only 17.5 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-G6 has one of the smaller eye relief amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Only 1.3 HDMI Version

This camera supports a 1.3c HDMI version, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Only 23 Auto Focus Points

The Lumix DMC-G6 is a 23 auto focus point digital camera. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-G6 have between 11 and 246 auto focus points.

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Thick

The average depth of similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 44mm, and the depths range from 22mm to 95mm. With a depth of 71.4 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-G6 is quite thick compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-G6.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

At 28 millimeters, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a quite long minimum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-G6 have minimum focal lengths of between 10mm and 80mm, and the average minimum focal length is 27mm.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

At 160, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a fairly big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other MILC cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The average minimum ISO speed of comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-G6 is 130.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of MILC cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-G6 is 0.018m and the largest is 0.3m. The Lumix DMC-G6 has one of the larger closest focusing distances (0.3 meters) amongst MILC cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this MILC digital camera was released.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-G6.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including the Olympus Pen E-PL5 ($561.94), or the Samsung NX2000 ($675.68) which has better reviews; or the Nikon 1 AW1 ($199.95) which is cheaper.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.05 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a relatively standard megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel count then you might also want to consider the Sony NEX-5 ($610.99) (16.1MP).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-G6 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the Lumix DMC-G6.

If you want a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Sony NEX-5 ($610.99) (10x).

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Average Weight

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 has a relatively average weight (265 grams) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-G6.

Alternative cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the NX2000 ($675.68) (228g), or the NX300 ($657.68) (284g) both from Samsung or the Olympus Pen E-PL5 ($561.94) (279g) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Shutter Speed Setting
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Guide
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Second Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
HDMI Connector
USB Version
HDMI Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Sharpness Level
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Start-Up Time
Built-In Processor
Diopter Adjustment
Eye Relief
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Networking
Bluetooth
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Recording
Interface
Dimension
Aperture Range
Accessories
Technical Details
Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
Viewfinder
Audio Recording Format

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5 June 2015

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Sharp, tilting, touch-screen display
Hinged flash with bounce
Quick autofocus
Clean JPG output through ISO 3200
Raw shooting support
No EVF option
Burst shooting limited to 3.5fps
Lacks shoe and mic input
Limited burst shooting in Raw
High noise at high ISO
19 May 2015

The Panasonic Lumix G7 is the latest DSLR-style CSC from Panasonic, and features a 16 megapixel sensor, 4K video recording, plus a number of improvements over the Panasonic Lumix G6 that it... Read more…

The improved swivelling touchscreen and viewfinder are excellent, the autofocus is superquick and the creative filters give some real zing to your shots
Image Stabilization
Flip Out Touchscreen
High Maximum ISO
External Mic Jack
There's so many different menus to access that it's not always easy to find the settings that you're looking for
Noise at high ISO (above 600)
Marginally Smaller Sensor
Images captured as JPEGs are overprocessed, with too much noise reduction and compression
The supplied RAW processor

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27 December 2013

This camera is a lot of fun. It's got all the serious enthusiast-level settings to play with but wrapped up into a machine that anyone can pick up and enjoy. Buy it...

24 December 2013

Panasonic Lumix G6 is a very DSLR like mirrorless camera with a lot of features and shooting delights. With optical image stabilization thrown in along with a Mic Jack and wireless connectivity...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 19 January 2014 by Jmar
Jmar would recommend the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

I bought this camera about 6 wks. ago to replace a Canon T1i. I was very happy with the Canon, but I wanted something smaller that had the features of the Canon. This Lumix fit the bill. Image... Read more…

Features
Picture quality
Size
Viewfinder
Short battery life
Hair trigger shutter release
Reviewed 26 February 2016 by Joyfully buying from Amazon
(Verified Purchase)

Wonderful camera. This is my second . The first, just a year old, was stolen from my hotel room when I was on holiday in Tenerife, Ieaving me quite heartbroken. That is why I have replaced it as... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Colin Harbord
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived in good time, all in good order and as advertised... Tested and appears ok.. Camera stil to be used in anger! No problems so far.

Reviewed 27 April 2015 by Mr. Malachi O'Doherty | 11 Comments

I love this but unlike the G3 which allows long exposures up to one minute this camera stops at one second.

Reviewed 27 March 2015 by Williams

My favourite camera of all. It is very comprehensively specified yet as simple to use as you want it to be. The lens is a perfect match for this camera and the quality and performance of the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmcg6w, dmcg6x, dmcg6kes, vhbw 1000, dmcg6kegs, vhbw 1000m, vhbw 1000ma, vhbw 1000mah
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