• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24mm - 120mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25mm - 125mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic FH10 advantages over Samsung ST72

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Samsung ST72 advantages over Panasonic FH10

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Canon A2300

Panasonic FH10
Canon A2300
  • $116
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Newer
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch
Samsung ST72
Canon A2300
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Samsung DV150F

Panasonic FH10
Samsung DV150F
  • $116
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Samsung ST72
Samsung DV150F
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $99
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Samsung ST150F

Panasonic FH10
Samsung ST150F
  • $116
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Samsung ST72
Samsung ST150F
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $120
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Panasonic XS1

Panasonic FH10
Panasonic XS1
  • $116
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $144
  • 1/2.33 inch
Samsung ST72
Panasonic XS1
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $144
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Canon A2500

Panasonic FH10
Canon A2500
  • $116
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $164
  • 1/2.3 inch
Samsung ST72
Canon A2500
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $164
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
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