Panasonic launched Lumix GF6 today, which features a 16 million pixel sensor which is identical to the one found in Panasonic GX1. Also new on the Lumix GF6 is the new Venus engine and a tilting 180 degree touchscreen display. Read this hands on Lumix GF6 review to find out more.
A mode dial is added on the top of the camera. The most exciting feature is the built in Wi-Fi technology that was only featured in high end Panasonic GH series till now. Lumix GF6 is the first company’s interchangeable lens camera to feature NFC technology, which is quite popular among the Android phones. This technology is unfortunately absent in all Apple products, including iPhone.
Also check out Sony HX1 review.
The new Lumix GF6 features a lot more digital filters than before which will attract Instagram lovers. Panasonic has included these filters in the Creative Panaroma shooting mode as well.
Certain editing features are also available like the new retouch function and the ability to remove strangers in the background. Of course, all these great things do not come cheap. Asking price by Panasonic is 680 dollars with 14-42 mm kit lens.
April 9, 2013
| Digital camera