Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6 Officially Announced, Priced $2,197.99, Available for Pre-Order

Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6. It is Panasonic’s next-generation video-focused Micro Four Thirds camera, using an all-new sensor and image processor, and will be capable of 10-bit 4:2:2 4K/60p capture with no time limit. It can also capture 10-bit 5.7K/60p and 4K/120 footage. It’s expected to ship later in 2021.

This new camera costs $2,197.99, first available for pre-order at Amazon/B&H/ Adorama.


Below are the detailed specifications of Panasonic GH6:

Price
MSRP $2,199, pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama
Body type
Body type SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution 5776 x 4336
Other resolutions 3:2 (5776 x 3848), 16:9 (5776 x 3248), 1:1 (4336 x 4336)
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 25 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 27 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Venus Engine
Image
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
JPEG quality levels Fine, standard
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (2x-4x)
Manual focus Yes
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier 2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 3
Touch screen Yes (Static touch control)
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 1.52× (0.76× 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder resolution 4
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/32000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (TTL External Flash (sold separately))
Flash modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Continuous drive 14.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, 10 secs w/3 images)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, H.264, H.265
Modes
  • 5760 x 2880 @ 60p / 300 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 5760 x 2880 @ 48p / 300 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 5760 x 2880 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 5760 x 2880 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 120p / 300 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 60p / 800 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 60p / 600 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 48p / 800 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4992 x 2496 @ 48p / 600 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4992 x 2496 @ 48p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 48p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 120p / 300 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 800 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 600 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 48p / 800 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 48p / 600 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 48p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 48p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 240p / 800 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 240p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 48p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 48p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 48p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types Slot 1: CFexpress Card (CFexpress Type B), Slot 2: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I/UHS-II, Video Speed Class 90 standard)
Connectivity
USB USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec)
USB charging Yes
HDMI Yes (Type-A)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port Yes
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 2.4GHz (802.11b/g/n), 5GHz (802.11a/n/ac)
Remote control Yes (wired or smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 2200mAh, 16Wh)
Battery Life (CIPA) 360
Weight (inc. batteries) 823 g (1.81 lb / 29.03 oz)
Dimensions 138 x 100 x 100 mm (5.45 x 3.95 x 3.92)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes

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