As well as being compared against other compacts, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX10 is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms, digicams, travel zooms and mirrorless. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX10's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FX500 and the Lumix DMC-FS5) and Pentax (such as the Optio P80)

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 1/1000 of a second) and much longer exposures (60 seconds vs 8 seconds).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 30 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 2.7") and is older (january 2007 vs january 2008).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500
1 year newer
$284

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX500 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX500 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX500 and DMC-FX10

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×23 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very long exposure times: 60 seconds vs 60 seconds

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5
1 year newer
$500

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS5 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much better wide angle: 30 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS5 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FS5 and DMC-FX10

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 159 g vs 155 g

Pentax Optio P80

Pentax Optio P80
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the P80 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 1,250 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the P80 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Much shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the P80 and DMC-FX10

  • Fairly small: Compact (102×59×25 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 125 g vs 155 g
  • Thin: 1" vs 0.9"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12
similar age

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX12 and DMC-FX10

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

Casio Exilim EX-Z60

Casio Exilim EX-Z60
1 year older
$954

Significant advantages of the EX-Z60 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z60 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the EX-Z60 and DMC-FX10

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×61×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 148 g vs 155 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX8 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX8 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 8 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the DMC-FX8 and DMC-FX10

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

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX10 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs large (128×93×129 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is thinner (0.9" vs 5.1"), is significantly lighter (155 g vs 750 g) and significantly longer exposures (60 seconds vs 30 seconds).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a significantly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 920k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 12 MP).

Fujifilm FinePix S9100

Fujifilm FinePix S9100
5 months older

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

  • Much 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

Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30
7 years newer
$487

Significant advantages of the X30 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 115k dots

Significant disadvantages of the X30 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the X30 and DMC-FX10

  • Built-in flashes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX10 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs prosumer size (118×76×89 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.5") and is slightly lighter (155 g vs 367 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 27 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 2.7"), takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.8 MP), is older (january 2007 vs july 2009) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35
2 years newer
$725

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ35 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ35 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (118×76×89 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.5" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DMC-FZ35 and DMC-FX10

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×76×89 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 367 g vs 155 g
  • Thin: 3.5" 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

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 (105×58×33 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.3") and is slightly lighter (155 g vs 208 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 16x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), records lower quality movies (848 x 480 @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and has a slightly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 460k dots).

Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15
5 years newer
$78

Significant advantages of the ZS15 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 848 x 480 @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the ZS15 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (105×58×33 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thicker: 1.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the ZS15 and DMC-FX10

  • Very long exposure times: 60 seconds vs 60 seconds

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX10 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.5"), is slightly lighter (155 g vs 269 g), significantly longer exposures (60 seconds vs 30 seconds) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), takes much lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 24 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,250 ISO vs 25,600 ISO).

Sony NEX C3

Sony NEX C3
4 years newer
$310 (body only)
$350 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the C3 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 115k dots
  • Much higher true resolution: 16 MP vs 5.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the C3 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • No built-in flash
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the C3 and DMC-FX10

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Compact (110×60×33 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Very light: 225 g vs 155 g

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5
3 years newer
$390 (body only)
$400 16mm lens

Significant advantages of the NEX-5 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 115k dots
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the NEX-5 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No built-in flash
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the NEX-5 and DMC-FX10

  • Fairly small: Compact (111×59×38 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 287 g vs 155 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.9"

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N
6 years newer
$438 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NEX-3N (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher true resolution: 16.1 MP vs 5.9 MP
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 115k dots

Significant disadvantages of the NEX-3N (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the NEX-3N and DMC-FX10

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×62×35 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 269 g vs 155 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.9"

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
7 years newer
$450 - $498 (body only)
$579 - $598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 115k dots
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 5.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the DMC-FX10)

  • Thicker: 1.8" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the A6000 and DMC-FX10

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 155 g