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Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25

Portability
97
Imaging
41
Features
26
Overall
35
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH10 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25 front
Portability
95
Imaging
35
Features
24
Overall
30

Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 Key Specs

Panasonic FH10
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 26-130mm (F2.8-6.9) lens
  • 103g - 94 x 54 x 18mm
  • Introduced January 2013
Panasonic FS25
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Raise to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 29-145mm (F3.3-5.9) lens
  • 148g - 97 x 58 x 22mm
  • Released January 2009
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Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 Overview

The following is a comprehensive analysis of the Panasonic FH10 and Panasonic FS25, both Small Sensor Compact cameras and they are both offered by Panasonic. There exists a crucial gap among the sensor resolutions of the FH10 (16MP) and FS25 (12MP) but both cameras have the same sensor size (1/2.3").

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The FH10 was announced 4 years after the FS25 which is a fairly serious gap as far as camera technology is concerned. Both the cameras have the same body design (Compact).

Before delving straight to a in depth comparison, here is a short summation of how the FH10 grades versus the FS25 with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Panasonic FH10 over the Panasonic FS25

 FH10 FS25 
ReleasedJanuary 2013January 2009Newer by 49 months

Reasons to pick Panasonic FS25 over the Panasonic FH10

 FS25 FH10 
Display dimensions3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")

Common features in the Panasonic FH10 and Panasonic FS25

 FH10 FS25 
Focus manually No manual focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display resolution230k230kEqual display resolution
Selfie screen Neither provides selfie screen
Touch friendly display Missing Touch friendly display

Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 Physical Comparison

For those who are intending to travel with your camera often, you'll need to take into account its weight and size. The Panasonic FH10 provides outside measurements of 94mm x 54mm x 18mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.7") along with a weight of 103 grams (0.23 lbs) while the Panasonic FS25 has specifications of 97mm x 58mm x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9") accompanied by a weight of 148 grams (0.33 lbs).

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Do not forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you select at the time. Underneath is a front view dimensions comparison of the FH10 against the FS25.

Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the FH10 and FS25 is 97 and 95 respectively.

Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 top view buttons comparison

Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 Sensor Comparison

Typically, its tough to picture the contrast in sensor dimensions merely by viewing a spec sheet. The picture underneath will help offer you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the FH10 and FS25.

As you can see, both of those cameras have the same sensor dimensions but different resolution. You should expect to see the Panasonic FH10 to render greater detail with its extra 4MP. Greater resolution will also let you crop images a bit more aggressively. The fresher FH10 provides an advantage in sensor tech.

Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 sensor size comparison

Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 Screen and ViewFinder

Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Panasonic FH10 as a Portrait photography camera
Panasonic FS25 as a Portrait photography camera
31
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
manual mode not available
no external flash support
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
26
features face detection autofocus
manual focus not available
no manual control
no external flash support
low MP (12MP)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Panasonic FH10
Street photography with Panasonic FS25
64
image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than average (103g)
no articulating screen
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
57
built in image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Panasonic FH10 as a Sports photography camera
Panasonic FS25 as a Sports photography camera
41
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (16MP)
has tracking autofocus
very slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect auto focus
25
built in image stabilization (Optical)
max frames per second low (2.0 frames per second)
lack of shutter priority mode
low MP (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Panasonic FH10 Travel photography info
Panasonic FS25 Travel photography info
69
lighter than average (103 grams)
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
really wide (26mm)
does not have Timelapse function
does not have selfie friendly screen
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
51
has built in flash
does not have Time Lapse mode
low MP (12MP)
display is not selfie friendly
wide angle not fantastic (29mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Panasonic FH10 as a Landscape photography camera
Panasonic FS25 as a Landscape photography camera
39
really wide (26mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (16MP)
focusing manually not possible
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
tiny screen (2.7")
manual mode not available
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
does not have Timelapse function
32
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not fantastic (29mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
no manual control
low MP (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
does not have Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Panasonic FH10 Vlogging advice
Panasonic FS25 Vlogging advice
32
really wide (26mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than average (103 grams)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
does not have selfie friendly screen
video res low (1280 x 720 pixels)
does not have external microphone port
28
built in image stabilization (Optical)
features face detection autofocus
wide angle not fantastic (29mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
display is not selfie friendly
low video resolution (640 x 480 pixels)
does not have external mic socket
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Panasonic FH10 vs Panasonic FS25 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Panasonic FH10 and Panasonic FS25
 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH10Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25
General Information
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Model type Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH10 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25
Class Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Introduced 2013-01-07 2009-01-27
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.08 x 4.56mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 27.7mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 16 megapixel 12 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio - 16:9, 4:3 and 3:2
Full resolution 4608 x 3456 4000 x 3000
Max native ISO 6400 1600
Max boosted ISO - 6400
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW data
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Total focus points - 11
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 26-130mm (5.0x) 29-145mm (5.0x)
Largest aperture f/2.8-6.9 f/3.3-5.9
Macro focusing range 5cm 5cm
Crop factor 5.9 5.9
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 2.7" 3"
Display resolution 230 thousand dots 230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Display technology TFT LCD -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 60 seconds 60 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/1600 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 1.0 frames per sec 2.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 4.40 m 5.30 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 1280x720 640x480
Video format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 103g (0.23 lbs) 148g (0.33 lbs)
Physical dimensions 94 x 54 x 18mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.7") 97 x 58 x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 260 photographs -
Battery type Battery Pack -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots Single Single
Cost at launch $110 $230