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
 
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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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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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        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
        Thickness Thin Help
        DMC-FH6:0.8"
        DMC-FH8:0.7"
        Weight Light weight Help
        DMC-FH6:119 g
        DMC-FH8:123 g
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        DMC-FH6:1.5 fps
        DMC-FH8:1.3 fps
        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 DMC-XS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Ultra compact

        $86

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Ultra compact

        $78

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Panasonic Lumix FS50

        Panasonic Lumix FS50

        Ultra compact

        $100

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

        Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

        Travel zoom

        $144

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

        Compact

        $270

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

        Ultra compact

        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

        Pro digicam

        $280 - $379

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS45

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS45

        Compact

        $215

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Screen size Larger screen
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $167

        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS80

        Compact

        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Size Significantly larger
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

        Pro digicam

        $348 - $370

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $98 - $160

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

        Travel zoom

        $214

        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35

        Travel zoom

        $182

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $320

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Size Much larger

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