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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FH8

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
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Less risk of blur
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 4 f-stops better
Size
Smaller
96×57×19 mm vs 96×54×22 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.5 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the DMC-FH8's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
123 g vs 130 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-F3

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Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 8s
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7.5x longer exposures
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
2.3 fps vs 1.3 fps
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Around 80% faster continuous shooting
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              DMC-FH896×57×19 mm
              DMC-F396×54×22 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              DMC-FH8f/2.5
              DMC-F3f/2.8
              Weight Very light Help
              DMC-FH8123 g
              DMC-F3130 g
              Thickness Very thin Help
              DMC-FH80.7"
              DMC-F30.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              DMC-FH81/1600s
              DMC-F31/1000s
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              DMC-FH86,400 ISO
              DMC-F31,600 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              DMC-FH81.3 fps
              DMC-F32.3 fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DMC-FH85x
              DMC-F34x

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