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Panasonic DMC-FH6

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Panasonic DMC-FH6

$125.99
Panasonic DMC-FH6
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A classic and good spec compact camera
Compact 14.1MP 5x Yes Feb 2012
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Panasonic DMC-FH6 Review

With very good features and reviews, we have ranked the Panasonic DMC-FH6 number 709 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 67?

It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
F/2.5 LEICA DC lens
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. it allows the use of higher shutter speed but captures clear, sharp, blur-free images even in lower lighting situati
24mm ultra wide-angle lens* rare on a compact camera gives you a wider range of composition possibilities with approx. 213% larger viewing space compared to that of 35mm camera. the super-high-quality LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMARIT lens minimizes distortion at the wide
10x ia zoom (intelligent zoom)
IA zoom (intelligent zoom) is an extensive zoom function using digital zoom, however, you can even draw the subject 2x closer than the original optical zoom with minimum deterioration of image quality thanks to the intelligent resolution technology. this means the 5x optical can virtually extend to 10x equival
MEGA O.I.S. shake detection
MEGA O.I.S. (optical image stabilizer) compensates for the blurring caused by hand-shake. even slight hand-shake movement is accurately detected by a sampling frequency of 4,000 times per second, and compensated to produce sharp, clear images
Lower than average megapixels
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution

How Big is the Panasonic DMC-FH6?

The Panasonic DMC-FH6 is 96.4mm wide and 55.5mm tall. It is 19.9mm deep and weighs 103g.

Panasonic DMC-FH6 front dimensions
Panasonic DMC-FH6 size in context

Panasonic DMC-FH6 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Panasonic DMC-FH6's sensor megapixels of only 14.1MP is in the lowest 33% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the DMC-FH6 of 5x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 47% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Panasonic DMC-FH6 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Panasonic DMC-FH6's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 57% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The DMC-FH6's minimum aperture number of 2.5 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 82% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The DMC-FH6 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Lighter Than Average

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The DMC-FH6's weight of only 103g is in the lightest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Panasonic DMC-FH6 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Panasonic DMC-FH6's maximum aperture number of 6.4 is in the largest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The smallest image sensor size of cameras is 0.25", the biggest is 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The Panasonic DMC-FH6's image sensor size of only 0.429" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The internal memory of the DMC-FH6 of 70MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DMC-FH6 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The DMC-FH6's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 73% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Not Waterproof

The DMC-FH6 is not waterproof. 92% of cameras are also not waterproof.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Panasonic DMC-FH6 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Panasonic DMC-FH6's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 39mm is very long compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Panasonic DMC-FH6 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 67% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Calendar

The Panasonic DMC-FH6 features calendar, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature calendar.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcfh6k

Barcodes:

00662425839919, 00885170069565, 00885170069626

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