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PanasonicLumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens
 
4.5

(based on 14 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good image quality (12)
  • Compact (11)
  • Easy to use (10)
  • Large clear LCD (10)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (9)

Cons

  • No viewfinder (3)

Best Uses

  • Family photos (11)
  • Travel (11)
  • Landscape/scenery (10)
  • Low light (7)
  • Video (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (5), Photo enthusiast (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
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4.0

Great Camera to break into digital

By ella

from New York City

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Good Image Quality
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • No Viewfinder

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Indoors/Low Light
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel
  • Video
  • Wildlife photos

Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

Transitioning from analog to digital is not easy but this camera makes it because it offers control the point & shoots do not.

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4.0

good for begginers

By Eduardo

from Brazil

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Nice Body Color
  • Short Lag Time
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • Limited Zoom
  • Poor Image Quality
  • Slow Wifi
  • Wifi Dont Work Well

Best Uses

  • Family Photos
  • Landscape/Scenery
  • Travel

Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

Small and easy to carry

Wi-fi is so bad, hard to connect, slow
dont buy thinking on wifi or lumixclub

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4.0

Es una cámara genial!

By andymanca

from México

About Me Photography Student

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Nice Body Color
  • Small / Compact

Cons

  • No Viewfinder

Best Uses

  • Video

Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

Es una excelente cámara, compacta, ergonomica y comparable con sus cámaras hermanas mayores. En verdad el único fallo que le detecte fue respecto al uso del WIFI, pero después de actualizarla se resolvió. Muy buena calidad de imagen en video y fotograía. Sus detalles están en el no poder colocarle un micrófono externo y el no tener viewfinder. Si la recomiendo para quien quiere empezar con proyectos chicos pero con una excelente calidad.

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5.0

Great Camera!

By Pablo

from Uruguay

About Me Photography Student

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Small / Compact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Weddings/Events
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

    Great Camera for the money!
    Cool lens, great focusing, awesome quality!

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    • No

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    4.0

    Nice

    By blue fox

    from dallas - fort worth, texas, usa

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
    • Good Image Quality
    • Large Clear LCD
    • Small / Compact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Travel

      Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

      I bought this camera because it was on sale and I was looking for a relatively inexpensive (sorry GM1) Panasonic Lumix m4/3 that I could put either the 14mm or 20mm pancake lens on and drop in a cargo pants pocket for quick, easy transport. This camera does not disappoint, but I knew that before I bought it.I intend this camera for more casual use: I can take it hiking or biking and not have it take up too much space or add too much weight to my load.The camera is small but, for my use, not too small. The menu system and control layout is similar enough to other Panasonic Lumix cameras to be more or less familiar to me. I shoot a lot in Aperture Priority mode so the control for changing the aperture is critical to me. The aperture control on the GF6 is just different enough that it's taken me some effort to train myself to it. And, like the other Lumix cameras I've used, since the aperture control does double duty as the Exposure Compensation control, I've had to train myself to that as well.There are not as many control buttons on the top and back of the GF6 as there are on the more expensive Lumix cameras. That is not an issue for me: I wanted a less expensive, simpler, more casual camera.

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      5.0

      Great camera, at a great price

      By Breezy

      from Providence, RI

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Nice Body Color
      • Small / Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

        I've been impressed with the image & video quality so far. There are many settings on the camera that I have yet to tinker with. However, the intelligent auto has been a great guide. I am better with hands on experience, so I prefer to learn as I go. Shipping was quick & the box was not damaged. I am a repeat customer.

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        5.0

        love it

        By Bob

        from Hudson, FL

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Good in Low Light
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Short Lag Time
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel

          Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

          I am not a novice when it comes to cameras, but neither am I a Professional.
          The camera came to me well packaged and right on the projected delivery time with no damage.
          There is a lot about this camera that is totally new to me, but in spite of that, I was able to take really good pictures right out of the box.
          I would definitely recommend it.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Worth every dollar!

          By LensGirlSue

          from Palm Bay, FL

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

          Lightweight, easy to use and great Panasonic name

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          4.0

          Satisfied so far...

          By Michel

          from Mexico City

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast/accurate auto-focus
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good in Low Light
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Nice Body Color

          Cons

          • No Viewfinder
          • Short Battery Life

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

          I have used this camera for a month on family holidays and company events.
          I bought this camera to replace a dslr with a more compact and easy to carry camera. Eventhough it is not really a compact camera it does take much less space than the dslr.

          At the beginning I found myself looking for a viewer but slowly getting used to the screen. It's brightness, anti-glare coating and HD make it pretty friendly to use even at the beach with strong sunlight.

          The focus is quite fast. The only delay I have noticed is when I take several pictures 3-4 with a flash when it takes a second or so to charge up.

          The battery lasts a full day of good use but could use a little more power.

          I still don't know if I will stick with a mirror less or move back to my dslr but so far I am satisfied and getting used to it.

          By the way I am looking for a case to go with it but have not found something I like.

          I am slowly getting used to the interface and using the different scenic modes but

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          5.0

          Small, User-friendly, Powerful

          By Travelling Photographer

          from Caracas, Venezuela

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast/accurate auto-focus
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel
            • Video

            Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

            I chose the GF6 because of its small size in comparison to other mirror-less camera options. I wanted something small for traveling. The size is just one of many awesome features.

            The menus and interface are easy to master and quick to use. The button to switch to the fully automatic setting is priceless for quickly toggling between scenes or manual to automatic. The flippable display screen is neat though I haven't needed it yet.

            If you are choosing between the GF5 or the GF6, spend the extra for the GF6, it's worth it.

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            4.0

            Camera

            By Dan

            from Home

            Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

            Love it

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            4.0

            Best compact camera with SLR features.

            By Manny

            from Tampa, FL

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Good in Low Light
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Nice Body Color
            • Short Lag Time
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

            • Poor Image Stabilization
            • Short Battery Life

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Travel
            • Video

            Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

            Best compact camera. Very comfortable to carry around. Perfect feature set. Wonderful photos and videos.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great Pictures, Great Features!

            By rich0057

            from NW Indiana

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Nice Body Color
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel

              Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

              easy to use and full of features

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              5.0

              Great camera

              By Lisa the Birder

              from Edinburg, Texas

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good in Low Light
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Nice Body Color
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

              • Needs a better manual

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Wildlife photos

              Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

              Will use this camera To take nature photos as well as family & travel photos.
              Like that is is light weight and compact; very easy to take along anywhere. Like that it has auto features tonhelf with amatures like myself. Like that lenses are easy tonchange.
              The camera can do LOTS of stuff which is a little overwhelming. I do look forward to learning how the camera works and since it has auto features I can still take great photos while I learn.

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              • No

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