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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K Digital Camera

MILC 16MP Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Release Date
Ten industry awards
No flash hotshoe
Low battery life
71 Reviews + 10 Awards
Techradar Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

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Reviews

Ten Industry Awards

Expert review sites really like this Panasonic camera and have given it ten awards.

This medium megapixel camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by websites Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all of whom decided that this camera was great.

The editors of two additional expert review sites both said that this camera was terrific and gave it their highest award. This Panasonic camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both Techradar and Photoreview.com.au.

This Panasonic digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Hardwarezone.com.ph, both of which thought that this Panasonic camera was good.

This Panasonic camera received a "Best Buy" award from review websites Expert Reviews who said that this medium megapixel camera was a sensible purchase.

Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com both gave this digital camera a "5 Star" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Fourty experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews have rated this camera on average 83 out of 100.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 8,853 owner and expert reviews (including 765 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Sixteen owners who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk gave the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “The Lumix DMC-GF6 is Panasonics latest entry-level compact system camera”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk also wrote “Its the smallest and lightest offering from the company, with a simple design that compact camera users are likely to feel at home with” in their review. Expert website Reviewed.com mentioned “At this stage in the compact system camera game, Panasonic knows where it stands”.

One customer who purchased this digital camera thought it was easy to carry around. Expert review site Neocamera.com said in their review of this digital camera “Its relatively compact size makes it light and easy to carry when using small lens”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers thought the product had good features. Four years ago expert review site Reviewed.com wrote “The GF6 is a camera with plenty of features and controls that let you use them the way”. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com also four years ago “The new Panasonic Lumix GF6 is an excellent compact system camera that offers more features and performs much better than its entry-level price-tag might first suggest” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K review.


Support

Good Support

One owner who reviewed the product considered that it had good technical guidance. Four years ago expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Buying Guide Best compact system camera We were initially very impressed by the concept of the Panasonic GF6 when we first saw a pre-production sample” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars.


Smart TV

WiFi and NFC Connectivity

Two customers who bought the product agreed that it was good in terms of connectivity. Four years ago Digital Versus said “WiFi and NFC connectivity” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Design

Nice Design

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Hardwarezone.com.my wrote “The Panasonic LUMIX GF6 is a capable little shooter with smooth handling for both beginners”. One person who reviewed it considered that it was well designed.

One owner reckoned that the product was good looking. Photographyblog.com said “The Panasonic Lumix GF6 is a new small, stylish and cutting-edge compact system camera”.

One person reckoned that the product was retro. Cameralabs.com wrote four years ago “Given the current obsession with retro styling and rangefinder chic” in their review of this digital camera.

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Image Quality

Ten owners agreed that it was good quality. Stuff.tv mentioned “Excellent image quality”. Hardwarezone.com.sg gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote four years ago “Good image quality low noise at high ISOs”. Digital Versus said in their review of this digital camera “Picture quality up to 3200 ISO” and scored the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Built in Wi

Seven customers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Techradar.com/au/ gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Built in WiFi” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “It's a solid performer”.

One customer who purchased the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K considered that it was reliable. Neocamera.com wrote “Reliable metering” but despite that they only rated it 3 stars out of 5.

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Simple to Use

Eight owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Hardwarezone.com.sg said four years ago “Function Lever cleverly doubles as control dial”. Trusted Reviews said “Advanced and flexible control setup” and rated it 80 out of 100. Digital Versus rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “Responsive, sharp, pleasant to use”.

One person who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good interface. Four years ago Neocamera.com said “Customizable interface”. One person concluded that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K was easy to handle.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Four owners who purchased it mentioned that it was noisy. Neocamera.com mentioned “Low image noise until ISO 1600” but despite that they only scored this digital camera 3 stars out of 5. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Good image quality and noise control” in their review of this digital camera.

Noise Control

Four owners who purchased it mentioned that it was noisy. Neocamera.com mentioned “Low image noise until ISO 1600” but despite that they only scored this digital camera 3 stars out of 5. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Good image quality and noise control” in their review of this digital camera.


Excellent Screen

Eight owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good screen. Techradar said “Excellent screen” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Four years ago Trusted Reviews said in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K “Variangle LCD screen is useful”. Digital Versus wrote “Tilt screen with 180”.

Six customers wrote in their reviews that it was mirrorless. Dpreview.com wrote “Entry-level mirrorless cameras provide a nice middle ground between fixed-lens point-and-shoots” . Expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote “Panasonic Lumix DMC GF6 is a simple to use mirrorless compact with picture quality comparable to an entry level DSLR at low ISO settings” in their review of this digital camera. Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Digital Versus “The Lumix GF6 is a nice little mirrorless camera that has nothing to envy of some higher-end models”.

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Fast Autofocus

Six owners who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K agreed that it had a good autofocus. Neocamera.com mentioned “Fast contrastdetect autofocus” but even so they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Four years ago Stuff.tv mentioned “Fast autofocus”. Hardwarezone.com.sg wrote “Fast and accurate autofocus system”.

Three owners who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good lens. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Includes good starter lens”. Ephotozine.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine “It's available with the new 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens with Mega optical”.

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Image Quality

Sixteen customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images. Neocamera.com mentioned “Realistic image colors after tweaking” in their review of this digital camera but even so they gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Firstpost.com mentioned “Panasonic Lumix GF6 is a good camera that produces good quality images”. Firstpost.com also wrote “It comes filled with features such as creative filters, various SCN modes and Wi-Fi and NFC as well for those who wish to transfer images instantly” in their review.

Four customers said that the product had a good picture resolution. Four years ago T3.com said “Improved resolution”. Techmagnifier.com said in their review of this digital camera “High resolution flipout touchscreen”. Pc Mag wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K review “Raw shooting support” .

Two people who purchased the product considered that it had a good image sensor. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “Features a 16 megapixel sensor, 3inch tilting touch screen” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One person concluded that it was good in low light. Camera Labs gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this digital camera “Excellent low-light AF performance”. One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a good ISO range. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Clean JPG output through ISO 3200” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 70 out of 100.

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No Flash Hotshoe

Four people agreed that the product did not have a good flash. Techmagnifier.com mentioned “No external flash support”. Four years ago Digital Versus mentioned “No flash hotshoe”. In the same month Macworld.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “No available means of attaching extras such as an eye-level viewfinder or flash, progressively noisier images the lower the available light level, small rear plate buttons”.

Video Recording Delay

Three people considered that the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6K was not good for video recording. Four years ago Camera Labs mentioned “Movie button hard to activate”. Neocamera.com mentioned “Video recording delay”. Videomaker.com wrote “Editing AVCHD video requires a supercomputer”.


Power

Low Battery Life

Three customers said in their reviews that this digital camera did not have a good battery life. Neocamera.com said four years ago “Short battery life”.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when Panasonic released the Lumix DMC-GF6K.

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