A source has leaked all the information regarding the upcoming Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 camera, which will be unveiled on April 9.
Lumix GF6 has been one of the worst-kept secrets in Panasonic’s recent history. The Micro Four Thirds camera has been mentioned several times in the past. A tech website has even posted a review of the camera, but removed it quickly after realizing its mistake.
Panasonic GF6 release date and full launch details leaked ahead on announcement
The mirrorless shooter adhering to the Micro Four Thirds system has been leaked once again. This time, its white version has been spotted on the web, along with the Panasonic GF6 release date, prices, and specifications list.
Panasonic GF6 will come packed with a 16-megapixel image sensor found in the Lumix GX1, brand new Venus image processor, and two-dimensional multi-process noise reduction technology.
Full spec sheet revealed along with the camera’s white version press photos
The Micro Four Thirds camera also features a 1.04-million tilting LCD touchscreen, low-light autofocus technology, WiFi support to backup and share photos on smartphones and tablets, and an ISO range between 160 and 12,800 (expandable up to 25,600).
According to the source who leaked the information, the camera will sport a mode dial on its top, a function lever, full HD 1920 x 1080 video recording, continuous shooting mode of up to 4.2 frames per second, and an SD / SDHC / SDXC card slot.
Panasonic will bundle the Micro Four Thirds system with a new 14-42mm lens
The details do not end here, as the Panasonic Lumix GF6 is also said to feature a Power OIS 14-42mm lens.
Additionally, its shutter speed ranges between 1/4000 and 60 seconds.
The camera measures 111.2 x 64.8 x 38.4mm and weighs 323 grams with both the battery and SD card included.
World’s first NFC camera coming on April 24 for £449 in a trio of colors
It appears that this MFT will become the world’s first camera to sport a Near Field Communications (NFC) chipset, allowing the shooter to establish radio connections and share information with NFC-ready devices.
The Panasonic GF6 release date is said to be April 24, while the camera’s price, bundled with the aforementioned 14-42mm lens, will stand at £449.
The company’s latest mirrorless shooter will be available in three colors, that is, Black, Red, and White. It should be released across Europe, North America, Australia and Asia by the end of the month.
Official announcement to occur on April 9
Despite the fact that the Lumix GF6 has been revealed in its entirety, Panasonic has not forward slipped its announcement date.
This means that Micro Four Thirds adopters will have to wait until tomorrow for the Japanese company to make it official.