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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 Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer 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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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 Review
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24 Reasons For

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average Panasonic compact cameras have good reviews as do all cameras built by Panasonic.

Good Size

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 reviewer who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. Techmagnifier.com said “Compact size” in their review of this digital camera. One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 owner who bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 mentioned that it was good structurally. Five years ago Techmagnifier.com mentioned “Solid construction” in their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6.

Good Quality Pictures

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Techmagnifier.com wrote “Crisp, clear images in dim lighting” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 review.

Nice Design

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 reviewer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good looking. Expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 review “A casual and stylish”.

Good Flash

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

Good Technical Features

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 reviewer reckoned that it had good features. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned “This new camera from Panasonic features 24mm Ultra Wide-angle” in their review of this digital camera but even so they only scored it 3 stars.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Techmagnifier.com wrote “Comfortable inhand feel” in their Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 review.

Robust

One Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 owner who bought it reckoned that it was well made.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on digital 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 Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable 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 Stabilizer

The Lumix DMC-FH6 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-FH6 has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has Three Camera Playbacks

The Lumix DMC-FH6 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently found camera playback is Movie, but this camera playback is not found on this Panasonic digital camera. The camera playbacks Single image, Slide show and Thumbnails are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Has Four White Balances

The Lumix DMC-FH6 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Lumix DMC-FH6 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This Panasonic digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-FH6. The photo effectss "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Lumix DMC-FH6 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Panasonic camera has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras of this age and spec have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s 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 are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FH6 the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6 is 6.9MB, the biggest is 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 280MB. With an internal memory of 70 megabytes, the Lumix DMC-FH6 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The average ISO sensitivity (max) of compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6 is 4,800. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 has one of the higher ISO sensitivity (max)s (6,400) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions 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 best video resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Lumix DMC-FH6 is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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280 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FH6 take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the Lumix DMC-FH6 which takes 280 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FH6 have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 6.9. The Lumix DMC-FH6 has a quite small minimum aperture number (only 2.5) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Light

The Lumix DMC-FH6 is one of the lighter compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Lumix DMC-FH6 (only 103 grams) amongst digital cameras of this age. The weights of compact cameras that were released around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6 range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g.

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13 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Two experts from sites including parentesis.com and techmagnifier.com have rated this camera on average 60%. If all the cameras that have been available for more than two years are ranked by average expert review score then this compact camera digital camera is in the bottom 11%.

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Lumix DMC-FH6 does not support video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH6 also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years do not support wi-Fi. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago are not 3D. The Lumix DMC-FH6 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH6 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Lumix DMC-FH6 is not waterproof. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Only 1/2.33"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the Panasonic 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 frequently found optical sensor size.

This digital camera's optical sensor size (1/2.33"") is actually the worst optical sensor size amongst all cameras of this type and age.

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

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

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

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 is more than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this Panasonic camera.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 680 milliamperes * hour, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The average battery capacity of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 830mAh.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Lumix DMC-FH6 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Panasonic digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this type and age.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-FH6 is 5mm and the longest is 39mm. When compared to other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago, the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Lumix DMC-FH6 of 39 millimeters is one of the longest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

Released Over Five Years Ago

This digital camera was released over five years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-FH6 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.1 megapixels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6 has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-FH6 has a pretty typical display diagonal (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FH6.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
Camera
3D
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Network Ready
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Cable Type
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
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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