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Panasonic GF6 vs S1H

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 and the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in April 2013 and May 2019. Both the GF6 and the S1H are mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras that are based on a Four Thirds (GF6) and a full frame (S1H) sensor. The GF6 has a resolution of 15.8 megapixels, whereas the S1H provides 24 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Panasonic GF6
versus
Panasonic S1H
Panasonic GF6 Panasonic S1H
Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
Micro Four Thirds lenses Leica L mount lenses
15.8 MP, Four Thirds Sensor 24 MP, Full Frame Sensor
1080/60i Video 6K/30p Video
ISO 160-12,800 (160 - 25,600) ISO 100-51,200 (50 - 204,800)
No viewfinder, LCD framing Electronic viewfinder (5760k dots)
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 3.2 LCD, 2330k dots
Tilting touchscreen Swivel touchscreen
4.2 shutter flaps per second 9 shutter flaps per second
Lens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
340 shots per battery charge400 shots per battery charge
111 x 65 x 38 mm, 323 g 151 x 114 x 110 mm, 1052 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 and the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Panasonic GF6 and the Panasonic S1H are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The GF6 can be obtained in four different colors (black, brown, red, white), while the S1H is only available in black.

Size Panasonic GF6 vs Panasonic S1H
Compare GF6 versus S1H top
Comparison GF6 or S1H rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Panasonic S1H is considerably larger (139 percent) than the Panasonic GF6. Moreover, the S1H is substantially heavier (226 percent) than the GF6. It is noteworthy in this context that the S1H is splash and dust-proof, while the GF6 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

Concerning battery life, the GF6 gets 340 shots out of its DMW-BLG10 battery, while the S1H can take 400 images on a single charge of its DMW-BLJ31 power pack. The power pack in the S1H can be charged via the USB port, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Panasonic GF6 111 mm 65 mm 38 mm 323 g 340 n Apr 2013 499 i
2.
 
Panasonic S1H 151 mm 114 mm 110 mm 1052 g 400 Y May 2019 3,999 i
3.
 
Leica SL2-S 146 mm 107 mm 83 mm 931 g 510 Y Dec 2020 4,895 i
4.
 
Panasonic S5 133 mm 98 mm 82 mm 714 g 440 Y Sep 2020 1,999 i
5.
 
Panasonic S1 149 mm 110 mm 97 mm 1017 g 400 Y Feb 2019 2,499 i
6.
 
Panasonic S1R 149 mm 110 mm 97 mm 1016 g 380 Y Feb 2019 3,699 i
7.
 
Panasonic GX850 107 mm 65 mm 33 mm 269 g 210 n Jan 2017 549 i
8.
 
Panasonic GF7 107 mm 65 mm 33 mm 266 g 230 n Jan 2015 499 i
9.
 
Panasonic G6 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599 i
10.
 
Panasonic G5 120 mm 83 mm 71 mm 396 g 320 n Jul 2012 599 i
11.
 
Panasonic GF5 108 mm 67 mm 37 mm 267 g 360 n Apr 2012 499 i
12.
 
Panasonic G3 115 mm 84 mm 47 mm 336 g 270 n May 2011 599 i
13.
 
Panasonic GX1 116 mm 68 mm 39 mm 318 g 320 n Nov 2011 699 i
14.
 
Panasonic G10 124 mm 84 mm 74 mm 388 g 380 n Mar 2010 499 i
15.
 
Panasonic GF2 113 mm 68 mm 33 mm 310 g 300 n Nov 2010 549 i
16.
 
Panasonic G1 124 mm 84 mm 45 mm 360 g 410 n Sep 2008 599 i
17.
 
Sigma fp 113 mm 70 mm 45 mm 422 g 280 Y Jul 2019 1,899 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The GF6 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 88 percent) than the S1H, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Panasonic GF6 features a Four Thirds sensor and the Panasonic S1H a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the S1H is 276 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 2.0 and 1.0. The sensor in the GF6 has a native 4:3 aspect ratio, while the one in the S1H offers a 3:2 aspect.

Panasonic GF6 and Panasonic S1H sensor measures

With 24MP, the S1H offers a higher resolution than the GF6 (15.8MP), but the S1H nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.94μm versus 3.77μm for the GF6) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the S1H is a much more recent model (by 6 years and 1 month) than the GF6, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units.

The resolution advantage of the Panasonic S1H implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the S1H for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Panasonic GF6 are 23 x 17.2 inches or 58.3 x 43.8 cm for good quality, 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.7 x 35 cm for very good quality, and 15.3 x 11.5 inches or 38.9 x 29.2 cm for excellent quality prints.

Unlike the GF6, the S1H has the capacity to capture high quality composite images (96MP) by combining multiple shots after shifting its sensor by miniscule distances. This multi-shot, pixel-shift mode is most suitable for photography of stationary objects (landscapes, studio scenes).

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 160 to ISO 12800, which can be extended to ISO 160-25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H are ISO 100 to ISO 51200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-204800.

GF6 versus S1H MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. This service is based on lab testing and assigns an overall score to each camera sensor, as well as ratings for dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), color depth ("DXO Portrait"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"). The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Panasonic GF6 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i20.710.6622 54
2.
 
Panasonic S1H Full Frame 24.0 6000 40006K/30p...... ..
3.
 
Leica SL2-S Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/60p25.214.13504 95
4.
 
Panasonic S5 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/60p...... ..
5.
 
Panasonic S1 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/60p25.214.53333 95
6.
 
Panasonic S1R Full Frame 46.7 8368 55844K/60p26.414.13525 100
7.
 
Panasonic GX850 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34484K/30p23.213.3586 73
8.
 
Panasonic GF7 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p...... ..
9.
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.5639 61
10.
 
Panasonic G5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p...... ..
11.
 
Panasonic GF5 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i21.411.6618 61
12.
 
Panasonic G3 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i21.010.6667 56
13.
 
Panasonic GX1 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p20.810.6703 55
14.
 
Panasonic G10 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000720/30p21.210.1411 52
15.
 
Panasonic GF2 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 30001080/60i21.210.3506 54
16.
 
Panasonic G1 Four Thirds 12.0 4000 3000none21.110.3463 53
17.
 
Sigma fp Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p...... ..

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the S1H provides a better video resolution than the GF6. It can shoot movie footage at 6K/30p, while the GF6 is limited to 1080/60i.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a variety of features. For example, the S1H has an electronic viewfinder (5760k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the GF6 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Panasonic GF6 and Panasonic S1H in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Panasonic GF6none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
2.
 
Panasonic S1H5760 Y 3.2 2330 swivel Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
3.
 
Leica SL2-S5760 Y 3.2 2100 fixed Y 1/8000s 20.0 n Y
4.
 
Panasonic S52360 n 3.0 1840 full-flex Y 1/8000s 7.0 n Y
5.
 
Panasonic S15760 Y 3.2 2100 full-flex Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
6.
 
Panasonic S1R5760 Y 3.2 2100 full-flex Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
7.
 
Panasonic GX850none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/500s 10.0 Y n
8.
 
Panasonic GF7none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/500s 5.8 Y n
9.
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
10.
 
Panasonic G51440 n 3.0 920 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
11.
 
Panasonic GF5none n 3.0 920 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
12.
 
Panasonic G31440 n 3.0 460 swivel Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
13.
 
Panasonic GX1optional n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
14.
 
Panasonic G10202 n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 2.6 Y n
15.
 
Panasonic GF2optional n 3.0 460 fixed Y 1/4000s 2.6 Y n
16.
 
Panasonic G11440 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
17.
 
Sigma fpoptional n 3.2 2100 fixed Y 1/8000s 12.0 n n

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The GF6 has one, while the S1H does not. While the built-in flash of the GF6 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

Both cameras have an articulated rear screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This feature will be particularly appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the S1H is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Panasonic S1H has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the GF6 and the S1H write their files to SDXC cards. The S1H features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the GF6 only has one slot. The S1H supports UHS-II cards (on both slots), while the GF6 can use UHS-I cards.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 and Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Panasonic GF6-stereomono--mini2.0YY-
2.
 
Panasonic S1HYstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
3.
 
Leica SL2-SYstereomonoYYfull3.2Y-Y
4.
 
Panasonic S5YstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
5.
 
Panasonic S1YstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
6.
 
Panasonic S1RYstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
7.
 
Panasonic GX850-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
8.
 
Panasonic GF7-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
9.
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
10.
 
Panasonic G5Ystereomono--mini2.0---
11.
 
Panasonic GF5-stereomono--mini2.0---
12.
 
Panasonic G3Ystereomono--mini2.0---
13.
 
Panasonic GX1Ystereomono--mini2.0---
14.
 
Panasonic G10Ymono---mini2.0---
15.
 
Panasonic GF2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
16.
 
Panasonic G1Y----mini2.0---
17.
 
Sigma fpYstereomonoY-micro3.1---

It is notable that the S1H has a headphone jack, which makes it possible to attach external headphones and monitor the quality of sound during the recording process. The GF6 lacks such a headphone port.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Panasonic S1H (unlike the GF6) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

The S1H is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Panasonic. In contrast, the GF6 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the GF6 was succeeded by the Panasonic GF7. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Panasonic website.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Is the Panasonic GF6 better than the Panasonic S1H or vice versa? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.


Reasons to prefer the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6:

  • More compact: Is smaller (111x65mm vs 151x114mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 729g or 69 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (88 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in April 2013).


Arguments in favor of the Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (24 vs 15.8MP), which boosts linear resolution by 26%.
  • High quality composites: Can combine several shots after pixel-shifting its sensor.
  • Better image quality: Is equipped with a larger and more technologically advanced sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (6K/30p vs 1080/60i).
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.2" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (2330k vs 1040k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (9 vs 4.2 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (400 versus 340) out of a single battery charge.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.1 vs 2.0).
  • More solid recording: Has a full-sized HDMI port for a sturdy connection to an external recorder.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports a more advanced SD data transfer standard (UHS-II vs UHS-I).
  • More modern: Reflects 6 years and 1 month of technical progress since the GF6 launch.

If the number of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the S1H is the clear winner of the contest (30 : 6 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

GF6 06:30 S1H

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Panasonic GF6 and the Panasonic S1H place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listing whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the GF6 or the S1H. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Panasonic GF6..+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 499 i
2.
 
Panasonic S1H....90/100.... May 2019 3,999 i
3.
 
Leica SL2-S4/5....4.5/54.5/5 Dec 2020 4,895 i
4.
 
Panasonic S54.5/5+ +88/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2020 1,999 i
5.
 
Panasonic S14.5/5+ +88/1004.5/54/5 Feb 2019 2,499 i
6.
 
Panasonic S1R4.5/5..89/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2019 3,699 i
7.
 
Panasonic GX850..+76/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2017 549 i
8.
 
Panasonic GF74/5+..4.5/54.5/5 Jan 2015 499 i
9.
 
Panasonic G64/5+ +..5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 599 i
10.
 
Panasonic G53/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Jul 2012 599 i
11.
 
Panasonic GF53/5....4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2012 499 i
12.
 
Panasonic G33/5+ +75/1004.5/55/5 May 2011 599 i
13.
 
Panasonic GX13/5+77/1004.5/54.5/5 Nov 2011 699 i
14.
 
Panasonic G103/5..70/1004/54/5 Mar 2010 499 i
15.
 
Panasonic GF23/582/10070/1004.5/54.5/5 Nov 2010 549 i
16.
 
Panasonic G1..+ +70/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2008 599 i
17.
 
Sigma fp4/5....4/54.5/5 Jul 2019 1,899 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

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    Specifications: Panasonic GF6 vs Panasonic S1H

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Panasonic GF6 Panasonic S1H
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Micro Four Thirds lenses Leica L mount lenses
    Launch Date April 2013 May 2019
    Launch Price USD 499 USD 3,999
    Sensor Specs Panasonic GF6 Panasonic S1H
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Four Thirds Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 17.3 x 13.0 mm 35.6 x 23.8 mm
    Sensor Area 224.9 mm2 847.28 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 21.6 mm 42.8 mm
    Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 15.8 Megapixels 24 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4592 x 3448 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.77 μm 5.94 μm
    Pixel Density 7.04 MP/cm2 2.83 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/60i Video 6K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 160 - 12,800 ISO 100 - 51,200 ISO
    ISO Boost 160 - 25,600 ISO 50 - 204,800 ISO
    Image Processor Venus FHD Venus
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 54 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 20.7 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 10.6 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 622 ..
    Screen Specs Panasonic GF6 Panasonic S1H
    Viewfinder Type no viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x
    Viewfinder Resolution 5760k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.2inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 2330k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Swivel screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Panasonic GF6 Panasonic S1H
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 4.2 shutter flaps/s 9 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/8000s
    Time-Lapse Photographyno IntervalometerIntervalometer built-in
    Image StabilizationLens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    UHS card support UHS-I Dual UHS-II
    Connectivity Specs Panasonic GF6 Panasonic S1H
    External Flash no Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.1
    HDMI Port mini HDMI full HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Headphone Socket no Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication NFC built-in no NFC
    Bluetooth Support no Bluetooth Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Panasonic GF6 Panasonic S1H
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type DMW-BLG10 DMW-BLJ31
    Battery Life (CIPA)340 shots per charge400 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging no USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 111 x 65 x 38 mm
    (4.4 x 2.6 x 1.5 in)
    151 x 114 x 110 mm
    (5.9 x 4.5 x 4.3 in)
    Camera Weight 323 g (11.4 oz) 1052 g (37.1 oz)

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