Panasonic's LUMIX G6 Capable of Even Higher Quality of Photo and Video
Dubai, UAE, 13th May 2013 - Panasonic is proud to announce a new addition the Digital Single Lens Mirrorless DMC-G6 which realizes real-to-life photo and video recording even in higher quality. The Digital Live MOS Sensor achieves high-resolution, high sensitivity image recording. The new Venus Engine helps the camera attain high-performance signal processing with advanced noise reduction system. Combined with the high sensor performance, DMC-G6 minimizes noise and even achieves shooting at maximum ISO 25600(Extended) high sensitivity image recording.
The DMC-G6 boasts quick response featuring high speed burst shooting at 7 fps in full resolution. Getting ready to shoot in only 0.5 sec* after start-up, the DMC-G6 never misses fleeting shooting opportunities together with its high speed, high precision Light Speed AF. Newly integrated Low Light AF allows for accurate focusing on the target subject even in low-lit situations.
“They say a picture is equal to a thousand words. Well, a short film is made up of a several photos so I suppose a video can help tell a story or capture a special moment in an unmatched way. From the very beginning, the G Series eco system was designed for shooting both photos and videos with amazing clarity. And now with photography hobbyists wanting to experiment or capture special moments in video, the G6 is designed mainly for men in their 30's who want to take their photography to the next level.” commented Hitesh Ojha, Deputy General Manager, Digital Imaging, Panasonic, Marketing Middle East and Africa
The DMC-G6 also features full HD 1920x1080, 50p (50 Hz) smooth, high quality video recording in AVCHD Progressive and MP4 with stereo sound. The practical full-time AF and tracking AF is available in video recording, too. The cinema-like 24p video with the bit rate of max. 24 Mbps or P/A/S/M mode provide richly expressive afterimage with overwhelming image quality.
With the Wi-Fi® connectivity with NFC (Near Field Communication) technology, users can connect the camera to their smartphone/tablet anywhere at one-touch, which makes sharing images much easier. It is also possible to use a smartphone/tablet as a multi-capable remote shutter with a monitor. With the Instant Transfer function, photos are automatically sent to the smartphone/tablet right after shooting. On the other hand, both photo and video can be archived to the registered digital equipment such as PC automatically via the wireless access point (router) at home.
The DMC-G6 is not just an interchangeable lens camera but an advanced digital photographic tool full of wide-ranging attractive features for producing even more attractive artwork in camera. It incorporates Creative Panorama, Time Lapse Shot, Stop Motion Animation or Clear Retouch in addition to the popular Creative Control mode with a total of 19 fascinating filter effects. The Stop Motion Animation allows producing unique stop motion video and the Clear Retouch function enables to erase unwanted part of a picture after shooting – both operations completes with ease in camera.
The new, bright 1,440K-dot OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) LVF (Live View Finder) boasts excellent color reproduction and high contrast ration of 10,000:1 while the renovated 3-inch large free-angle monitor adopts In-Cell Touch technology for outstanding viewability.
The DMC-G6 features compact, easy-to-use design integrating useful built-in flash (GN 10 ISO160･m / GN 8 ISO100･m). Dispelling impression for conventional big, heavy and colorless DSLRs, the DMC-G6 is available in black, white or silver to match the user's preference.
*With H-FS1442A, based on the CIPA standard.
- Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [AVCHD] is 29 minutes 59 seconds in Europe and some Asian areas.
- Maximum time to record motion pictures continuously with [MP4] is 29 minutes 59 seconds or up to 4 GB.
- You can check the recordable time on the monitor. (For [FHD] in [MP4] format, the file size is large and so the recordable time will drop below 29 minutes 59 seconds.)