Panasonic’s sixteen-megapixel Lumix DMC-GF6 official with wi-fi sharing, flip display
Panasonic’s micro 4-thirds Lumix DMC-GF6 is lastly official after a leaky begin, and the information is sweet for social varieties with excessive photograph requirements. The mirrorless cam’s standout function is surely its connectivity, letting you pair it to a smartphone or pill by way of NFC, then switch photographs and video routinely over WiFi with an included app — which may additionally remotely management the digital camera. The GF6 additionally sports activities an up to date 1,040k-dot display that may tilt and flip one hundred eighty levels for self-portraits, together with a brand new mode dial from its GF5 predecessor, a welcome change for extra critical shooters. Different highlights embrace 1080/60i full-HD AVCHD video, a 25,600 ISO vary, JPEG and RAW capturing, constructed-in flash, a brand new Venus Engine picture processor, three.7 fps burst capturing, low-mild autofocus and a zero.5-second begin-up time. You’ll seize one in black, white, brown or pink, and whereas Panasonic hasn’t formally introduced a worth or arrival date, it is anticipated to hit cabinets within the subsequent month or so for round £449 with a 14-42mm package lens ($680). Verify the PR after the break for the complete dope.
New Glossy, Trendy Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Digital camera with Wi-Fi® / NFC LUMIX GF6
That includes Excellent Image High quality and Excessive Velocity Response
Panasonic is proud to introduce a brand new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Digital camera DMC-GF6 from the fashionable, most compact GF collection of LUMIX G. The brand new sixteen.00–megapixel Stay MOS Sensor achieves excessive-decision, excessive sensitivity picture recording. The Venus Engine can also be newly developed for DMC-GF6 to achieve excessive-efficiency sign processing and the superior noise discount system minimizes noise and even achieves capturing at max. ISO25600 (Prolonged) excessive sensitivity taking greatest benefit of the brand new sensor.
The DMC-GF6 boasts excessive-velocity, excessive precision Mild Velocity AF system together with sensible full-time AF and monitoring AF is on the market in video recording. Newly built-in Low Mild AF allows correct specializing in the goal topic even in low-lit conditions. On the brink of shoot in solely zero.5 sec after begin-up, the DMC-GF6 by no means misses fleeting capturing alternatives.
The DMC-GF6 isn’t just an interchangeable lens digital camera however a artistic magic field filled with vast-ranging engaging options together with the brand new Self Shot, Artistic Panorama and Cease Movement Animation along with the favored Artistic Management mode with a complete of 19 fascinating filter results. The Cease Movement Animation permits producing distinctive cease movement video and the Clear Retouch perform allows to erase undesirable a part of an image after capturing – each operations completes with beautiful ease in digital camera.
With the Wi-Fi® connectivity that includes NFC (Close to Subject Communication) know-how, customers can join the digital camera to their smartphone/pill anyplace at one-contact, which makes sharing pictures a lot simpler. It’s also potential to make use of a smartphone/pill as a multi-succesful distant shutter with a monitor. With the On the spot Switch perform, pictures are mechanically despatched to the smartphone/pill proper after capturing. Then again, each photograph and video might be archived to the registered digital gear comparable to PC routinely by way of the wi-fi entry level (router) at residence.
The DMC-GF6 data 1920 x 1080 at 60i (60 Hz) / 50i (50 Hz) full-HD video in AVCHD with top quality stereo sound. The P/A/S/M mode in video recording can also be obtainable for extra expressive creation of movement image footage.
Regardless of its glossy, compact profile, the DMC-GF6 is a virtually dependable digital digital camera with a constructed-in flash(GN6.three ISO160･m / GN5.zero ISO100･m) and three.zero-inch giant approx.one hundred eighty°tiltable monitor. Wearing trendy colours – black, white, brown and pink, the DMC-GF6 brings new alternatives to take pleasure in capturing larger high quality picture with chopping-edge digital applied sciences. – Most time to report movement footage constantly with [AVCHD] is 29 minutes fifty nine seconds in Europe and a few Asian areas. – Most time to report movement footage constantly with [MP4] is 29 minutes fifty nine seconds or as much as four GB. – You possibly can verify the recordable time on the display. (For [FHD] in [MP4] format, the file measurement is giant and so the recordable time will drop under 29 minutes fifty nine seconds.)
1. New sixteen.00-Megapixel Reside MOS Sensor and Venus Engine for Excellent Image High quality
The DMC-GF6 integrates new sixteen.00-megapixel Stay MOS sensor which allows excessive decision and excessive sensitivity picture recording whereas minimizing era of noise. The picture processor Venus Engine can also be newly developed to function its superior noise discount techniques. By extending the management degree of noise, controllable space of noise is expanded by approx. 64x in measurement. This makes it potential to take away giant block of noise which was formally onerous to detect and helps produce clear, clean picture particularly for the nighttime surroundings. As well as, the Multi-course of NR (Noise Discount) works in two separate steps permitting even finer management over noise degree. The feel of noise itself, whatever the noise measurement, is improved with this deliberate management, which is ensuing within the copy of clean human pores and skin even in excessive sensitivity recording.
Moreover, the optimum design of newly adopted Element Copy Filter Course of enhances the restrict decision by max. three% and the distinction of center to excessive vary by max. 5%. Plus, the superior Clever D-vary Management provides wider dynamic vary whereas sustaining the graceful gradation because of the excessive-precision sign processing. Suppressing each blocked shadows and blown highlights, each a part of a picture – from darkish to shiny – is faithfully reproduced.
The mixture of the brand new Stay MOS Sensor and the Venus Engine achieves ISO3200 (Auto) and max. ISO25600 (Prolonged). The Low Mild AF in DMC-GF6 positive factors greater efficiency in resembling moonlight even with out AF help lamp to set give attention to the topic extra exactly.
2. Pursuing Even Larger Velocity Response and Mobility
The DMC-GF6 boasts even greater response. It takes solely approx. zero.5 sec to shoot photograph after startup (CIPA). Not solely its intuitive contact controllability on the rear monitor, the optimum format of operation units makes the digital camera management clean and straightforward. The newly added perform lever permits direct adjustment of allotted perform – zoom*, publicity or aperture** management, which works for magnification in playback mode and web page flip in menu. The mode dial has come again for this new DMC-GF6. All cameras of LUMIX G undertake Distinction AF for its focus system. In contrast with the Part distinction system AF, the Distinction AF boasts greater accuracy particularly in capturing with brilliant lens with small F worth. The DMC-GF6 additionally boasts excessive-velocity Mild Velocity AF making it potential to seize quick-shifting topics clearly. Additionally, AF Monitoring allows consecutive capturing to seize shifting topic in sharp focus. Mixed with the Full-space Contact AF, it’s potential to set concentrate on any level within the area of view which realizes fast and intuitive focusing operation with free body composition. As well as, the newly adopted Contact AE (Auto Publicity) perform permits setting focus and publicity at a single contact on the topic displayed on the monitor. * When used with Energy Zoom lenses H-PS14042 or H-PS45175. ** In M (Guide) mode.
three. A Number of Capturing Features for Paintings Creation
The DMC-GF6 isn’t just a top quality digital camera however a complicated photographic device enhancing capturing expertise with broad number of choices. With the brand new Self Shot mode, customers can shoot their very own portraits by stretching an arm to carry the digital camera with the rear monitor flipped approx.one hundred eighty° vertically to get in a body correctly. Quite a lot of choices comparable to Artistic Management might be utilized on this self-portrait, too.
The favored Artistic Management mode is upgraded by growing its filter choice from 14 (for DMC-GF5) to 19 (for DMC-GF6) including new Previous Days, Sunshine*, Bleach Bypass, Toy Pop, Fantasy along with the traditional Expressive, Retro, Excessive Key, Sepia, Excessive Dynamic, Mushy Focus*, Dynamic Monochrome, Spectacular Artwork, One Level Colour, Cross Course of, Low Key, Toy Impact and Star Filter* and Miniature Impact** mode. Impact parameter of every mode can also be adjustable.
With the brand new Artistic Panorama perform, it’s potential to shoot a horizontal / vertical panoramic picture with consequent photographs taken by overlaying the earlier image and to placed on a filter impact of Artistic Management***. The brand new Cease Movement Animation perform allows producing a cease movement (cease body) video in digital camera with the photographs which are sequentially shot whereas shifting the item by levels.
This impact makes the thing seem as whether it is shifting by itself. One other new in-digital camera perform is Clear Retouch, which makes it’s attainable to erase undesirable objects or figures in a picture by simply tracing over them on monitor with a fingertip. They naturally disappear with out destroying the picture. * For photograph solely. ** Sound won’t be recorded with [MINIATURE EFFECT] in Artistic Management Mode and roughly 1/10 of the time interval is recorded. (When you document for 10 minutes, the ensuing movement image recording will probably be roughly 1 minute lengthy) *** Some filters of Artistic Management can’t be utilized in Artistic Panorama mode.
four. Wi-fi Connectivity for One-Contact Image Sharing & Distant Capturing by way of Wi-Fi® / NFC with Smartphones
The DMC-GF6 integrates Wi-Fi® connectivity (IEEE 802.eleven b/g/n) with NFC (Close to Subject Communication) know-how digital camera to supply extra versatile capturing expertise and immediate picture sharing with compliant smartphone/pill. All these versatile capturing / shopping / sharing type are made attainable with the DMC-GF6 and the Panasonic’s devoted software software program Panasonic Picture App for iOS / Android smartphones/tablets. Customers can join the digital camera with a smartphone/pill by simply bringing them collectively. What’s new is that the setup is extraordinarily fast and straightforward, making it potential to pair the digital camera on to the smartphone/pill with out connection process of data enter for authorization.
Distant capturing of each photograph and video* is accessible through the use of the smartphone/pill for a distant shutter with a monitor which displayed stay at clean 30 fps. Not solely releasing a shutter, zooming**, focusing and settings of shutter velocity, aperture, publicity compensation are all controllable with a smartphone/pill. The Immediate Switch perform permits the digital camera to switch the photograph knowledge to the designated digital units mechanically every time shutter is launched. In playback mode, customers may also contact the picture displayed on the digital camera to switch it on to the smartphone/pill proper on the spot. As well as, it’s potential to tag the situation info to the picture by using the GPS (International Positioning System) log of a smartphone / pill. Archiving pictures turns into straightforward. DMC-GF6 transfers the info to PC or different compliant digital units mechanically by way of the wi-fi entry level (router) at residence. Additionally, with Panasonic’s unique cloud service “LUMIX CLUB”, DMC-GF6 can mechanically synchronize photographs by way of web with the designated units and net providers like Fb&commerce;, Flickr&commerce;, Picasa&commerce;, Twitter&commerce; or YouTube&commerce;.
The Wi-Fi Direct&commerce; perform permits direct playback of photographs on the DLNA (Digital Dwelling Community Alliance) – compliant VIERA HDTV***. * For distant capturing of video, begin/cease recording is obtainable over smartphone/pill management. ** With LUMIX G Energy Zoom Lens H-PS14042 or H-PS45175. *** Utilizing [Playback on TV] of the Wi-Fi perform, you possibly can show pictures on a TV that helps the Digital Media Renderer (DMR) perform of the DLNA normal. Please examine the next web site concerning the suitable units for particulars. http://panasonic.jp/help/international/cs/dsc/
5. Different Engaging Options for DMC-GF6
Excessive High quality 1920 x 1080 Full-HD Video with Stereo Sound
The DMC-GF6 data 1920 x 1080 at 60i (60 Hz) / 50i (50 Hz) full HD movies with full-time AF and top quality stereo sound within the AVCHD format which excels in each compression effectivity and compatibility with AV gear for playback. With a devoted video document button on the highest, customers can immediately begin recording movies whereas capturing photographs with none having to make any additional setting changes. As well as, the P/A/S/M mode additionally lets customers take pleasure in skilled-like expressive video recording. Movies can be recorded in MP4 format for playback on a PC or different moveable digital units with out having to transform the information. – Most time to report movement footage constantly with [AVCHD] is 29 minutes fifty nine seconds in Europe and a few Asian areas. – Most time to report movement footage constantly with [MP4] is 29 minutes fifty nine seconds or as much as four GB. – You possibly can examine the recordable time on the display. (For [FHD] in [MP4] format, the file measurement is giant and so the recordable time will drop under 29 minutes fifty nine seconds.)
Compact, Trendy Design with quite a lot of Colour Choice
The DMC-GF6 options final compactness in modern, trendy design regardless of its incorporation of helpful constructed-in flash (GN6.three ISO160･m / GN5.zero ISO100･m). The design dispels impression for typical massive, heavy and colorless DSLRs. Fashionably wearing black, white, brown or pink, the DMC-GF6 matches any type and trend no matter gender. As well as, new energy zoom digital interchangeable lens in white H-PS14042-W is specifically bundled within the white digital camera package as DMC-GF6X-W.
New Approx. 1040K-dot one hundred eighty゜ Tiltable Contact Monitor
The brand new giant, approx.1040K-dot excessive decision monitor boasts approx. one hundred% of subject of view, and it tilts up approx. one hundred eighty°. The entrance panel is immediately hooked up to the brand new In Cell Contact LCD with out containing air layer in between. The result’s that the reflection of exterior mild is dramatically suppressed. Along with the elevated decision by approx. thirteen% and improved shade copy by approx. 20%, the monitor for DMC-GF6 secures greater visibility than ever. Plus, attenuation of transmitting backlight is minimized to realize broad angle of view and by 25% of energy saving.
The contact-management system instantly lets customers to set focus to the topic by simply touching it on the display and you may even launch the shutter. It’s free and straightforward to enlarge the goal level with fingertips to set exact focus.
Superior iA+ (Clever Auto Plus Mode) and Scene Information for Freshmen
For novices of Digital Single Lens Mirrorless cameras, iA (Clever Auto) mode helps taking lovely footage with quite a lot of capturing-help features together with AF Monitoring, Clever D-vary Management, Clever Scene Selector, Face Recognition and Clever ISO Management. The Clever Scene Selector now integrates Meals Recognition mode. It detects meals on the dish and captures it to look scrumptious. The iA Plus mode lets customers regulate defocusing space within the background, publicity compensation and white stability for extra versatile management.
The Scene Information* gives 23 pattern footage shot by skilled photographers. Customers can select the one nearer to the state of affairs they will shoot and optimum parameters for capturing the scene will probably be routinely set. Moreover, capturing process, technical recommendation and really helpful interchangeable lens for the scene might be proven for customers to study images.
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