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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6K
Panasonic-Lumix DMC-G6KDigital camera-image
Approximate retail price:
$700
Summary: A 16-megapixel camera from Panasonic with a 2.9-inch LCD, 3x optical zoom, and manual controls.
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Type: SLR-like digital cameras
About - Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6K
The Lumix DMC-G6K is a 16-megapixel camera with a 14mm-42mm kit lens that has a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 28mm-84mm. It has a 2.9-inch LCD (1,036,000 pixels) that swivels and includes touchscreen capability. It also includes an electronic viewfinder, which is helpful when composing in bright light.

Because it accepts interchangeable lenses but does not have a mirror and through-the-lens viewfinder, we consider this model an SLR-like camera.

The camera's kit lens has a maximum aperture of f/3.5. The camera's shutter speed range is 60 seconds to 1/4000 of a second.

The Lumix DMC-G6K stores photos and video on SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards but has no on-board storage. It captures images as JPEG or RAW files at a top resolution of 4608 x 3456 and full HD-resolution video as MP4 files at a top resolution of 1920 x 1080 and a frame rate up to 60p and 60i.

Like most digital cameras, this model comes with a proprietary rechargeable battery.

The image stabilization system for this camera is optical.

The Lumix DMC-G6K measures 4.8 inches wide by 3.3 inches high by 2.8 inches deep, and weighs 15 ounces (with battery, memory card, and strap).
About This Brand

Every Panasonic Lumix, from pricey super zooms to budget models, has optical stabilization. Many models offer great value when they combine optical image stabilization with innovations such as intelligent ISO, which automatically raises the camera sensor's sensitivity when it detects motion, allowing faster shutter speed.  Panasonic has several G-series Lumix models that are based on micro four-thirds sensor technology. This type of camera combines key SLR features—a large image sensor and interchangeable lenses—with the smaller size and weight of a point-and-shoot. It has a G Series camera that accepts a 3D lens to shoot 3D video and photos and has one 3D subcompact with two lenses.

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Features & Specs - Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6K
info LCD size (in.) 2.9
info 35mm equivalent multiplier 2.0
info Shutter speed range 60 - 1/4000
info Still image formats JPEG, RAW
info LCD pixel count 1036k
info Memory card slots/type SD/SDHC/SDXC
info Height (in.) 3.3
info Depth (in.) 2.8
info Max. ISO 25600
info Live view Yes
info Image stabilizer L
info Color space Adobe RGB/sRGB
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