As well as being compared against other compacts, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX10 is also often compared to pro digicams, travel zooms and digicams. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX10's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FX12 and the Lumix ZS20) and Canon (such as the ELPH 300 HS)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX10 compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second) and much longer exposures (60 seconds vs 15 seconds).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 26 mm), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), doesn't record movies in 24p and is older (january 2007 vs february 2011).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12
similar age

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX12 (vs the DMC-FX10)

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Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX12 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX12 and DMC-FX10

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
4 years newer
$130

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 848 x 480 @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 15 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the 300 HS and DMC-FX10

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Casio Exilim EX-Z110

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the EX-Z110 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z110 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"
  • Much shorter max exposures: 1/8 of a second vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the EX-Z110 and DMC-FX10

  • Light weight: 151 g vs 155 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX7

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2 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX7 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX7 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 8 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the DMC-FX7 and DMC-FX10

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×50×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS75
similar age
$175

Significant advantages of the DMC-LS75 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LS75 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (94×62×30 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Much shorter max exposures: 8 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the DMC-LS75 and DMC-FX10

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Fujifilm Finepix JX500

Fujifilm Finepix JX500
5 years newer
$55

Significant advantages of the JX500 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the JX500 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Much shorter max exposures: 8 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the JX500 and DMC-FX10

  • Fairly small: Compact (100×56×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 113 g vs 155 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX10 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 2"), is much smaller (super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs large (128×93×129 mm)), has image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (january 2007 vs august 2006) and is thinner (0.9" vs 5.1").

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.1 MP), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2) and doesn't support an external flash.

Fujifilm FinePix S9100

Fujifilm FinePix S9100
5 months older

Significant advantages of the S9100 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the S9100 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"
  • Much larger: Large (128×93×129 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)

common strengths of the S9100 and DMC-FX10

  • Built-in flashes

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX10 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), is significantly smaller (super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs compact (105×59×28 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.1"), is slightly lighter (155 g vs 206 g) and much longer exposures (60 seconds vs 15 seconds).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (3x vs 20x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, records lower quality movies (848 x 480 @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps) and has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3").

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
5 years newer
$600

Significant advantages of the ZS20 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Records high-speed movies: 220 fps vs None

Significant disadvantages of the ZS20 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (105×59×28 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Much shorter max exposures: 15 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the ZS20 and DMC-FX10

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×59×28 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX10 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much larger screen (2.5" vs 2"), has image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 1.2 MP), is newer (january 2007 vs july 1998) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Epson PhotoPC 700

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8 years older

Significant advantages of the PhotoPC 700 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PhotoPC 700 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the PhotoPC 700 and DMC-FX10

  • None found