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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 Digital Camera

14.1MP 5x CCD Feb 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
The DMC-FH6 incorporates a 24-120mm LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMARIT lens with f/2.5 brightness. The f/2.5 lens is brighter by approx. 25% than the f/2.8 lens which is generally considered a bright lens.... More
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24 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 7,426 owner and expert reviews for Panasonic digital cameras and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically for its compact camera digital cameras.

Good Size

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good structurally. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review “Compact size” however they gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars.

Nice Design

One person said in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Four years ago expert website Techmagnifier.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 review “A casual and stylish” however despite that they rated the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 3 stars.

Good Quality Pictures

One customer reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Crisp, clear images in dim lighting” .

Good Flash

One person who reviewed it said that it had a good flash. Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Builtin Flash” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 review however despite that they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

Good Technical Features

One person thought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 had good features. Techmagnifier.com said in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 review “This new camera from Panasonic features 24mm Ultra Wide-angle” although they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Easy to Use

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 owner said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 four years ago “Comfortable inhand feel”.

Robust

One customer who reviewed it thought it was well made. Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review four years ago “Solid construction”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FH6, the Lumix DMC-FH6 has an image stabiliser.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 has a built-in flash.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Lumix DMC-FH6 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This digital camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The image editing mode "Crop" is also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FH6. The photo effects "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FH6 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Panasonic camera has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1920, 3232 x 3232, 3648 x 2736 and 4320 x 2432 and 4320 x 2880. Across all digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6 the still image resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 70 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-FH6 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The internal memory of cameras of this type and age range from 1MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 330MB.

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Quite High Maximum ISO Speed

The lowest maximum ISO speed of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6 is 200 and the highest is 26,000. With a maximum ISO speed of 6,400, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 has one of the higher maximum ISO speeds amongst digital cameras of this age.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FH6 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FH6 ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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280 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Lumix DMC-FH6 is a camera that takes 280 shots shots per battery charge.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6 the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 6.6, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2. With a minimum aperture of only 2.5, the Lumix DMC-FH6 has a quite small minimum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Light

With a weight of only 103 grams, the Lumix DMC-FH6 is one of the lighter comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The average weight of digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6 is 170g, and the weights range from 20g to 710g.

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Short

The shortest similar spec digital camera that was released more than two years ago is 10mm tall, the tallest is 750mm, and the average height is 61mm. With a height of only 55.5 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-FH6 is fairly short compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Very Thin

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is one of the thinner digital cameras that were released more than two years ago (only 19.9 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average depth of cameras of this age and type is 38mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including parentesis.com and techmagnifier.com this compact camera camera has an average expert rating of 60%. Camera experts don't rate this Panasonic camera very highly.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Lumix DMC-FH6 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support Full HD video. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-FH6 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Lumix DMC-FH6 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Lumix DMC-FH6 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is not waterproof.

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Only 1/2.33"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Lumix DMC-FH6 is 1/2.33"". That's 1% less optical sensor size than a 1/2.3"" digital camera, which is the most common optical sensor size. Across all digital cameras of this type and age the optical sensor size ranges from 1/2.5"" to 2/3"".

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is more than most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras of this spec and age. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Pre-flash" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 680 milliamperes * hour, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FH6. The smallest battery capacity of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FH6 is 170mAh and the biggest is 2,000mAh.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is more than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of this type and age.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

When compared to other cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-FH6, the minimum focal length of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 of 39 millimeters is one of the longest. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FH6 the minimum focal lengths range from 5mm to 120mm, and the average minimum focal length is 26mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

Released Over Four Years Ago

This compact camera camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-FH6 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-FH6 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 14.1 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 has a fairly standard megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
PC Connectivity
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
System Requirements
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Network Ready
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Cable
USB 3.0 Port
On/off Switch

Expert Reviews

(2)
12 September 2012

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH6 Digital Camera Review makes it clear that though it suffers from few flaws, at such low price FH6 is a good bid compared to high priced models. Also, you won't get such a...

Builtin Flash
Mono Microphone Speaker
Standard Accessories
Battery Pack
AC Adapter
Interface not much impressive
Shorter zoom range than some similar cameras
No touch screen
No GPS
No WFi
10 June 2012

Dirigido a quienes buscan una cámara para llevar en las vacaciones y obtener una muy buena calidad de fotos. También podrás grabar videos de todos los lugares que visites y con una gran calidad...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcfh6, panasonic dmcfh6k
Barcodes 00662425839919, 00885170069565, 00885170069626

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