Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 vs Panasonic Lumix FH10

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
Battery life
Great battery life
280 shots
 
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FH6

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Battery life Slightly longer battery life 280 shots vs 260 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FH8

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Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The DMC-FH8's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Macro focus Better macro capability 4 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        f/2.5
        Size Fairly small Help
        DMC-FH6:96x56x20 mm
        DMC-FH8:96x57x19 mm
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Weight Light weight Help
        DMC-FH6:119 g
        DMC-FH8:123 g
        Thickness Thin Help
        DMC-FH6:0.8"
        DMC-FH8:0.7"
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        DMC-FH6:1.5 fps
        DMC-FH8:1.3 fps
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix FS50

        Panasonic Lumix FS50

        Ultra compact

        $122

        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Ultra compact

        $120 - $158

        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $126

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $80

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

        Travel zoom

        $223

        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $88

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $88

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $80 - $180

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $94

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Travel zoom

        $134

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        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
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35

        Travel zoom

        $156

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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