According to latest rumors Panasonic may announce its GF7 (name still not confirmed yet), GF6 successor coming on late spring / April-May 2014, the camera will have new ultra-compact design as shown above, no details about the specification available yet.
Recently announced Panasonic GF6 is better than Panasonic GF5? , see the specification comparison review below and find out your answer
Sensor and Image Processor
Panasonic incorporates a new 16MP Live MOS sensor and a newly developed Venus Engine Image processor
Introduction of multi-process noise reduction system .
Fast Continuous shooting speed Upto 4.2 fps.
More options are now available with touch focus AF.
A 3.0″ Touch Screen LCD enables Touch Focus, Touch AE (auto exposure) and shutter release with a simple tap on the monitor
Wi-Fi setup is extremely easy and finishes within a few seconds, Near Field Communication (NFC) technology making it possible to pair the camera directly to the Smartphone / tablet without connection procedure of information input for authorization
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
Stop Motion Animation: The 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.
Clear Retouch: Clear Retouch makes it is 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 rumored Panasonic GF6 finally announced, the camera features 16 Mp sensor, captures Full HD cideos at 60i, ISOISO 25600(Extended), movable screen for easy self portraits, WiFi connectivity, compact-camera style zoom lever, also features Near Field Communication (NFC) that allows setup of Wi-Fi connections with compatible smartphones and tablets.
Full-time AF and tracking AF is available in video recording
Wi-Fi® connectivity featuring NFC (Near Field Communication) technology
3.0-inch large approx.180°tiltable monitor
Combination of the new Live MOS Sensor and the Venus Engine achieves ISO3200 (Auto) and max. ISO 25600 (Extended). The Low Light AF in DMC-GF6 gains higher performance in such as moonlight even without AF assist lamp to set focus on the subject more quickly and more precisely.
Another new in-camera function is Clear Retouch, which makes it is 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.
We have published the first leaked images of Panasonic GF6 Images on April 5th, 2013 (see here), today we have recieved few more images (in white) with full specification, the The official announcement is tomorrow.
Panasonic GF6 Full Specification
- The sensor Live MOS (effective 16 million pixels) the total number of pixels 16.68 million pixel type 4/3
- Newly developed Venus Engine
- New two-dimensional noise reduction, new multi-process noise reduction
- Low Light AF focusing is possible in the dark
Filters – new detail reproduction
- Faster start-up time
- Take his dot LCD touch panel that can be tilted 1.04 million
- Function lever
- Function for Use with the smartphone with Wi-Fi
- Support for touch shutter, manual operation, recording, remote call forward shooting
- 19 types of creative control
- ISO sensitivity (25600 extension) 160-12800
- Shutter speed 60-1/4000 seconds
- Burst 4.2 seconds frame /
Videos – second (30 frames / sensor output) 1920×1080 60i
- SD / SDHC / SDXC media (corresponding UHS-I)
- (Battery, including media) 64.8 x 111.2 x 38.4mm, 323g weight size
- April 24, is expected to release (release / on-sale date).
Panasonic GF6 images surfaced over techradar website and than quickly removed, according to rumored specification the upcoming GF6 will feature new sensor, advance image processor, fully-articulated screen, zoom lever button and built-in WiFi. Official announcement on April 9, 2013.
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