The Panasonic Lumix GF6 updates the GF5 with a new sensor, tiltable screen and wifi

Panasonic Lumix GF6 First Look now live.

Panasonic has
today announced the Panasonic Lumix GF6, a new base model compact system camera
which sees significant improvements to the outgoing Panasonic Lumix GF5 it replaces.

The Panasonic Lumix GF6
features a higher resolution 16MP Live MOS sensor and new processor to boost the
image quality and reduce high ISO noise, while externally the Panasonic Lumix GF6 get’s a new
high resolution tiltable LCD screen and a mode dial on the top, bring it into
line with other models in the Lumix G range.

A major new
addition to the Panasonic Lumix GF6 is Wi-fi which offers a selection of benefits
including the ability to wirelessly transfer images to a smart phone or tablet
and to monitor and fire the camera remotely from the smart phone. In addition
the GF6 features NFC, which enables images to be transferred to an NFC enabled
phone or other device by simply touching them together.

Panasonic has
boosted the selection of Creative Control filters with the addition of a Creative
Panorama mode, Stop Frame Animation and Clear retouch, which enables users to
remove unwanted background objects by rubbing the LCD monitor with a finger.

As with previous
GF models the GF6 features a 3.0inch touch screen with Touch Focus, Touch
Exposure and Touch Shutter functionality.

The Panasonic
Lumix GF6
will be available in the UK from the end of the month for £499 with a
smaller, redesigned 14-42mm kit lens and £649 as a twin lens kit with the

Watch our first look video of the Panasonic Lumix GF6…