Updated (July, 2013): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3 vs Panasonic Lumix FH10

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix FH10

Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 
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differences

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-XS1

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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
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The DMC-XS1's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Battery life Longer battery life 290 shots vs 260 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Panasonic FH10

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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent ultra compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              DMC-XS1:94x54x18 mm
              FH10:93x55x18 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Weight Light weight Help
              DMC-XS1:103 g
              FH10:100 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.7"
              Longest exposure Very long exposure times Help
              60 seconds
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              DMC-XS1:$130.79
              FH10:$119.00
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              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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              Compared to recent ultra compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Ultra compact

              $91

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $100 - $170

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Canon IXUS 135

              Canon IXUS 135

              Travel zoom

              $287

              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Samsung ST72

              Samsung ST72

              Ultra compact

              $97

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98

              3D Captures 3D images
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

              Compact

              $190

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $82 - $99

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $118

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Travel zoom

              $125 - $199

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $148

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix Z1000 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix Z1000 EXR

              Compact

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $107

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

              Panasonic Lumix FH10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $130

              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $99

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $299 with 20-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Much larger

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