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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 Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer 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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REVIEW: Panasonic DMC-SZ1, DMC-FH8 UNBOXING
Câmera Panasonic FH8 Lumix - Review
Camera Test_ Panasonic DMC FH8

22 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 73 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including parentesis.com, techmagnifier.com and bondfaro.com.br.

Panasonic Cameras Have Good Reviews

Panasonic compact cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Panasonic is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that are a similar age 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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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the compact cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8". At 3 inches, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of this age and type. 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 Capability

supports video capability

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 supports video capability, which is unusual. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not support video capability.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has one of the higher megapixels (16.1 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average megapixel of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8 is 14MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 has an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FH8, the Lumix DMC-FH8 has a built-in flash.

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Eight Number of Aspheric Elementss

Most digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-FH8 have between 1 and 14 number of aspheric elementss, including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 which has eight number of aspheric elementss.

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Has Five White Balances

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Incandescent" and "Shade" are also found on this Panasonic camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of this age and spec. Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s)s 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 compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 is more than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-FH8. The photo effectss "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a fairly big internal memory (70 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8. Cameras that came out around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8 have internal memorys of between 6.9MB and 8.2GB.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) (6,400) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Lumix DMC-FH8. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of compact cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 is 3, the highest is 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Lumix DMC-FH8 supports a maximum video resolution of 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 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). Across all compact cameras that came out more than two years ago the best video resolution 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 commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this type and age.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Lumix DMC-FH8 has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst compact cameras of this age. Cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Lumix DMC-FH8 have minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 5mm and 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 6.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. With a minimum aperture number of only 2.5, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Light

The Lumix DMC-FH8 is one of the lighter digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FH8 (only 106 grams) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average weight of digital cameras of a similar type and age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 is 170g, and the weights range from 20g to 840g.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Lumix DMC-FH8 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-FH8 does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Lumix DMC-FH8 also do not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

The Lumix DMC-FH8 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Lumix DMC-FH8 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Lumix DMC-FH8 are not waterproof. The 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 the most common optical sensor size of 1/2.3"".

This digital camera's optical sensor size (1/2.33"") is in fact the worst optical sensor size across all compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The best optical sensor size amongst comparable types of digital camera is 2/3"".

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Lumix DMC-FH8 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The flash modess "Forced off", "Forced on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Panasonic digital camera.

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Very Small Extra/Smart Zoom

The average extra/Smart zoom of cameras of this spec and age is 27x. The Lumix DMC-FH8 has one of the smaller extra/Smart zooms (only 10 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) (100) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. The average ISO sensitivity (min) of cameras that are a similar age to the Lumix DMC-FH8 is 94.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of cameras of this age and type is 0.039m. The Lumix DMC-FH8 has one of the larger closest focusing distances (0.05 meters) amongst cameras of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

Released Over Five Years Ago

This Panasonic digital camera was released over five years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-FH8 has a relatively average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Lumix DMC-FH8 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Lumix DMC-FH8.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
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)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
Camera
3D
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Image Editing
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Languages Support
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Network Ready
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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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