Your Smartphone's next BFF just might be a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Digital Camera with 14-42mm G Vario Lens. It wirelessly links to a Smartphone simply by touching the two devices together. Then simply use your phone to move pictures from the camera to social networks. With 19 built-in creative filters and Full HD Video, you're sure to impress.
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.
One-Touch Connection and Picture Sharing with NFC
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.
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 adjustable.
Full-HD Video Recording in AVCHD and MP4
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 any having to make any extra setting adjustments.
Self Shot with approx. 180° Tiltable Monitor
With the new Self Shot mode, you can shoot your own portraits by stretching an arm to hold the camera with the LCD 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.
Remote Shooting / Remote View
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.
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.
Wi-Fi Features - On the Go
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.
Wi-Fi Features - At Home
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.
Improved AF Performance
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 quick, 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.
Clear Retouch makes it possible to erase unwanted objects or figures in an image by just tracing over them on LCD with a fingertip. They naturally disappear without destroying the image.
iA (intelligent Auto) / iA Plus 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.
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.
Improved Picture Quality
The DMC-GF6 integrates new 16 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.
Stop Motion Animation
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.
Approx. 1040K-dot 180° Tiltable Touch Display
The new large, approx. 1040K-dot high resolution LCD 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 LCD 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.
Touch AF & Touch AE
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.
Function Lever & Mode Dial
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.