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Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78

Portability
94
Imaging
39
Features
26
Overall
33
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 front
Portability
95
Imaging
35
Features
31
Overall
33

Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 Key Specs

Panasonic FH25
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-224mm (F3.3-5.9) lens
  • 159g - 99 x 57 x 28mm
  • Revealed January 2011
  • Additionally referred to as Lumix DMC-FS35
Panasonic FX78
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-120mm (F2.5-5.9) lens
  • 142g - 100 x 55 x 21mm
  • Launched January 2011
  • Other Name is Lumix DMC-FX77
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Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 Overview

Following is a comprehensive assessment of the Panasonic FH25 and Panasonic FX78, both Small Sensor Compact cameras and both of them are designed by Panasonic. There is a sizeable difference among the sensor resolutions of the FH25 (16MP) and FX78 (12MP) but both cameras have the same sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The FH25 was brought out very close to the FX78 which means that they are of a similar generation. Both of these cameras have the same body design (Compact).

Before we go straight to a in-depth comparison, here is a simple overview of how the FH25 grades vs the FX78 for portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Panasonic FH25 over the Panasonic FX78

 FH25 FX78 

Reasons to pick Panasonic FX78 over the Panasonic FH25

 FX78 FH25 
Screen dimensions3.5"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.8")
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Panasonic FH25 and Panasonic FX78

 FH25 FX78 
LaunchedJanuary 2011January 2011Same generation
Manual focus No manual focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen resolution230k230kEqual screen resolution
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen

Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 Physical Comparison

For those who are intending to carry around your camera frequently, you're going to have to think about its weight and measurements. The Panasonic FH25 offers external measurements of 99mm x 57mm x 28mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.1") and a weight of 159 grams (0.35 lbs) whilst the Panasonic FX78 has proportions of 100mm x 55mm x 21mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.8") along with a weight of 142 grams (0.31 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ based on the lens you choose at that moment. Underneath is a front view measurement comparison of the FH25 vs the FX78.

Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 size comparison

Taking into account size and weight, the portability grade of the FH25 and FX78 is 94 and 95 respectively.

Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 top view buttons comparison

Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 Sensor Comparison

Often, it is difficult to imagine the difference in sensor sizes purely by going through specifications. The picture below might give you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the FH25 and FX78.

To sum up, both the cameras have the same sensor dimensions albeit different MP. You should count on the Panasonic FH25 to provide greater detail having its extra 4MP. Higher resolution will allow you to crop pictures a bit more aggressively.

Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 sensor size comparison

Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 Screen and ViewFinder

Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Panasonic FH25 Portrait photography details
Panasonic FX78 Portrait photography details
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megapixel count good (16MP)
includes face detection autofocus
focusing manually not possible
no manual control
no external flash support
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
21
lack of manual focus
no manual mode
external flash not possible
low resolution sensor (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Panasonic FH25 as a Street photography camera
Panasonic FX78 as a Street photography camera
57
has image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
57
image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Panasonic FH25 Sports photography details
Panasonic FX78 Sports photography details
40
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (16MP)
includes tracking autofocus
very slow continuous shooting (4.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect autofocus
28
image stabilization (Optical)
features tracking focus
maximum shutter speed is a little low (1/1,400s)
painfully slow continuous shooting (4.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
low resolution sensor (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
terrible battery power (200 per charge)
doesn't have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Panasonic FH25
Travel photography with Panasonic FX78
65
megapixel count good (16MP)
flash built-in
quite wide (28mm)
doesn't have Timelapse function
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
56
has built in flash
rather wide (24mm)
does not have Time Lapse mode
terrible battery power (200 shots)
low resolution sensor (12 megapixels)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
slow max aperture (f2.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Panasonic FH25 as a Landscape photography camera
Panasonic FX78 as a Landscape photography camera
38
quite wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (16MP)
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
screen is somewhat small (2.7")
no manual control
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
doesn't have Timelapse function
36
rather wide (24mm)
screen larger than average (3.5 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f2.5)
no manual mode
low resolution sensor (12 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
terrible battery power (200 CIPA)
does not have Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Panasonic FH25 Vlogging highlights
Panasonic FX78 Vlogging highlights
31
quite wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection autofocus
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
video quality not great (1280 x 720 resolution)
doesn't have external microphone socket
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rather wide (24mm)
touchscreen enabled
image stabilization (Optical)
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
slow max aperture (f2.5)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
does not have mic support
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Panasonic FH25 vs Panasonic FX78 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Panasonic FH25 and Panasonic FX78
 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
General Information
Brand Name Panasonic Panasonic
Model Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Other name Lumix DMC-FS35 Lumix DMC-FX77
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Revealed 2011-01-05 2011-01-25
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor Venus Engine VI Venus Engine FHD
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 aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4608 x 3456 4000 x 3000
Highest native ISO 6400 6400
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points 11 11
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-224mm (8.0x) 24-120mm (5.0x)
Maximum aperture f/3.3-5.9 f/2.5-5.9
Macro focus range 5cm 5cm
Focal length multiplier 5.9 5.9
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 2.7 inch 3.5 inch
Screen resolution 230 thousand dots 230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Screen technology TFT Screen LCD TFT LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 60s 60s
Highest shutter speed 1/1600s 1/1400s
Continuous shooting rate 4.0fps 4.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 5.80 m 5.60 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720p (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video data format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, AVCHD
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 159 grams (0.35 lbs) 142 grams (0.31 lbs)
Physical dimensions 99 x 57 x 28mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 1.1") 100 x 55 x 21mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 250 shots 200 shots
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots 1 1
Pricing at launch $180 $210