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Panasonic DMC-FH8V Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16.1MP 5x Feb 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Average expert reviews
Good quality pictures
Not waterproof
1 Review

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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This camera received a rating of 73% from digital camera expert review website bondfaro.com.br.

Good Brand

Based on 9,075 user and expert reviews (including 790 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its digital cameras. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Panasonic digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Quality Pictures

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 owner reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com said four years ago “This camera is packed with advanced photography functions that facilitate in enha” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 review but they gave the product a score of 3 stars.


Design

Not Waterproof

The DMC-FH8V is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera are also not waterproof.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The DMC-FH8V has a pretty standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Panasonic digital camera was released in February 2012.


Video

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Panasonic DMC-FH8V does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not support Full HD video.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the DMC-FH8V is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Panasonic digital 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 worst video resolution of all digital cameras of this type and age is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The DMC-FH8V supports video capability, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The DMC-FH8V has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Features Face Detection

The DMC-FH8V features face detection. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also feature face detection.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The DMC-FH8V has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic DMC-FH8V has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the DMC-FH8V has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Eight Aspheric Elements

The Panasonic DMC-FH8V is a eight aspheric element digital camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Panasonic DMC-FH8V has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 2.5) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The DMC-FH8V has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Only 1/2.33"" Optical Sensor Size

The DMC-FH8V has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/2.33"". That's 1% less optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1/2.3"".

A 1/2.33"" optical sensor size is in fact the worst optical sensor size amongst all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

Amongst comparable types of camera the best optical sensor size is 2/3"".

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The DMC-FH8V has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of this spec and age. Most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Panasonic digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1920, 3456 x 3456, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera still image resolution(s) range from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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16.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16.1 megapixels camera.

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Camera

Features Calendar

The Panasonic DMC-FH8V features calendar, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Panasonic DMC-FH8V features connection to PC, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The DMC-FH8V supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The DMC-FH8V has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

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Has a Hand Strap

The DMC-FH8V has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also have a hand strap.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Panasonic DMC-FH8V has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The DMC-FH8V has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The lightest medium megapixel digital camera that was released around the same time as this camera is 20g and the heaviest is 1.3kg. The DMC-FH8V is one of the lighter cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera (only 106 grams) amongst medium megapixel cameras of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmcfh8k, panasonic dmcfh8r, panasonic dmcfh8n, panasonic dmcfh8s, panasonic dmcfh8v
Barcodes 00885170069251, 00885170069275, 00885170069282, 00885170069299, 04984824948914

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