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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CCD Feb 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
- Bright F2.5 LEICA Summarit Lens- Mega O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer)- Sonic Speed AF More
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Camera Test_ Panasonic DMC FH8
Panasonic - Lumix DMC FH8

21 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including parentesis.com, techmagnifier.com and bondfaro.com.br have rated this camera on average 73%.

Panasonic Has Good Camera Reviews

Panasonic has good average reviews for its compact camera digital cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other brands.

Good Quality Pictures

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 owner who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 concluded that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “This camera is packed with advanced photography functions that facilitate in enha” however they rated it 60 out of 100.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as 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 camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age 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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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The average megapixel count of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FH8 is 14MP. With a megapixel count of 16.1 megapixels, the Lumix DMC-FH8 has one of the higher megapixel counts amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8 also have a built-in flash.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of this type and age. This Panasonic digital camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The image editing mode "Crop" is also found on this camera.

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Eight Aspheric Elements

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 is a eight aspheric element camera. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 have between 1 and 14 aspheric elements.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8. The photo effects "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Panasonic digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Panasonic camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable 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, 3456 x 3456, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. The worst still image resolution of all cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8 is 384 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago the internal memory range from 1MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 330MB. At 70 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-FH8 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FH8.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of 6,400, the Lumix DMC-FH8 has one of the higher maximum ISO speeds amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago the maximum ISO speeds range from 200 to 26,000.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FH8 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH8. 640 x 480 pixels 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 best video resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 24 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-FH8 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The minimum focal lengths of cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 range from 5mm to 120mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 has one of the smaller minimum apertures (only 2.5) amongst digital cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture of cameras of this type and age is 1.3 and the largest is 6.6.

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Light

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 is one of the lighter compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago (only 106 grams) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The lightest digital camera that was released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8 is 20g , the heaviest is 710g, and the average weight is 170g.

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Very Thin

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the depths range from 4mm to 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm. With a depth of only 19.4 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-FH8 is quite thin compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8, the Lumix DMC-FH8 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-FH8 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Lumix DMC-FH8 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-FH8 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Lumix DMC-FH8 does not have a GPS. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-FH8 are not waterproof. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only 1/2.33"" Optical Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/2.33"". That's 1% less optical sensor size than a 1/2.3"" digital camera, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size. The optical sensor size of all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 ranges from 1/2.5"" (worst) to 2/3"" (best).

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8. The flash modes "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic camera.

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Very Small Extra / Smart Zoom

The average extra / smart zoom of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 is 26x. The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a quite small extra / smart zoom (only 10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

Average Screen Size

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a relatively typical screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This compact camera camera was released over four years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-FH8 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FH8.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-FH8 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FH8.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
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
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
PC Connectivity
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Image Editing Mode
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Network Ready
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Face Detection
On/off Switch
Optical Viewfinder

Expert Reviews

(3)
18 June 2012

Going through the overall Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FH8 Digital Camera Review clearly shows us that it is featured with loads of latest functions that are must in a next generation cameras. This...

7 October 2012

Apontar, focar e clicar. É assim que funciona a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8, uma câmera compacta de 16,1 megapixels, menus intuitivos e controles fáceis de operar. Os problemas estão na baixa...

MEGA O
I
S
(Optical Image Stabilizer) for Suppressing Handshake Blur
Bright 2.5 LEICA DC VARIOSUMMARIT Lens from 24mm Ultra Wideangle
Interface not as intuitive as it could be
Shorter zoom range than some similar cameras
No manual shutter speedaperture control
No touch screen
Autonomia da bateria
25 June 2012

Si lo que quieres es una cámara compacta que sea fácil de usar con la más alta resolución y a muy buen precio la Lumix FH8 es una gran opción. Su diseño ligero la hace perfecta para llevar a...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dmcfh8, dmcfh8v, dmcfh8k, dmcfh8s, panasonic dmcfh8, panasonic dmcfh8k, panasonic dmcfh8r, panasonic dmcfh8n, panasonic dmcfh8s, panasonic dmcfh8v
Barcodes 00885170069251, 00885170069275, 00885170069282, 00885170069299
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