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"
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x57x19 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x56x20 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
119 g
 
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differences

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 Slightly 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
        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
        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
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        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

        $158

        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Ultra compact

        $131

        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Nikon Coolpix L320

        Super zoom

        $172

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $80

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

        Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

        Travel zoom

        $125

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon IXUS 125 HS

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

        Compact

        $300 - $415

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $110

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3

        Compact

        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $101

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $99 - $128

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

        Travel zoom

        $100 - $138

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $149 - $150

        Zoom More zoom
        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Much larger
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35

        Travel zoom

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Travel zoom

        $84 - $220

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Samsung DV150F

        Samsung DV150F

        Ultra compact

        $75 - $138

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

        Ultra compact

        $100 - $170

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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