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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

Battery life
Great battery life
280 shots
Weight
Light-weight
119 g

differences

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FH6

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Battery life
Longer battery life
280 shots vs 260 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Cheaper
$96.32 vs $229.14
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The best price we've seen is $133 cheaper (2.4x less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FH8

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Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.5
              Size Fairly small Help
              DMC-FH6:96x56x20 mm
              DMC-FH8:96x57x19 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              DMC-FH6:0.8"
              DMC-FH8:0.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              DMC-FH6:119 g
              DMC-FH8:123 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              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

              Canon PowerShot S90

              Canon PowerShot S90

              Pro digicam

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix FS50

              Panasonic Lumix FS50

              Ultra compact

              $96

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

              Ultra compact

              $93

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon IXUS 155

              Canon IXUS 155

              Travel zoom

              $116

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Travel zoom

              $167

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Ultra compact

              $112

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $120

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS45

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS45

              Compact

              $381

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8

              Compact

              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              True resolution Much lower true resolution

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $109

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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