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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great battery life
Battery life
290 shots
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix FH10

Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 

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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Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$99.00 vs $130.79
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The best price we've seen is $32 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              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:$99.00
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              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
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Fastest shutter speed Very fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/1600 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              24 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Ultra compact

              $99

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $121

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

              Compact

              $269

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $103

              3D Captures 3D images
              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $97 - $137

              Longest exposure Much shorter exposures
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Super zoom

              $135 - $174

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
              Size Much larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

              Travel zoom

              $388

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Panasonic Lumix FH10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $110 - $120

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $399

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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