Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Nikon Coolpix S6300 vs Panasonic Lumix FH10

vs

Nikon Coolpix S6300

46

Nikon Coolpix S6300

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x57x19 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Nikon S6300

Report a correction
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
Help
Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
Help
CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Zoom More zoom 10x vs 5x
Help
4x more zoom
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6 fps vs 1.3 fps
Help
More than 4.5x faster continuous shooting
Nikon Coolpix S6300 Learn more about
the Nikon S6300

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FH8

Report a correction
Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.5 vs f/3.2
Help
At its widest zoom, the DMC-FH8's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
Help
More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus Much better macro capability 4 cm vs 10 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 2.5x closer to the lens
Size Smaller 96x57x19 mm vs 94x58x26 mm
Help
Around 30% smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
Help
The DMC-FH8's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
Help
Almost the same
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 1"
Help
Around 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 123 g vs 160 g
Help
More than 20% lighter
Battery life Longer battery life 260 shots vs 230 shots
Help
More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 8s vs 4s
Help
2x longer exposures
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Learn more about
the Panasonic DMC-FH8
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Nikon Coolpix S6300 Nikon Coolpix S6300 46
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        54 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $302 - $399

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Less zoom
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $89 - $175

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $82 - $120

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix FS50

              Panasonic Lumix FS50

              Ultra compact

              $122

              Size Slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

              Compact

              $151

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $125

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $280 - $400

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $245

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

              appearance

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8
              Nikon Coolpix S6300
              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

              discussion

              Nikon Coolpix S6300
              Coolpix S6300
              Nikon

              Report a correction
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8
              Lumix DMC-FH8
              Panasonic

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments