Panasonic FH20 Quick Hands-On Review

Panasonic FH20

One of the many point and shoot cameras announced at CES 2010 was the Panasonic FH20.  I spent a little while at CES checking out the new camera and its siblings.

The FH20 is at the top end of the new cameras in the FH lineup.  The other new cameras, the FH3 and FH1, are essentially just lower-spec versions of the FH20.  Since all the models were preproduction and I couldn’t evaluate image quality at CES, the handling and performance comments on the FH20 pretty much match up with my impressions of the FH3 and FH1 as well. [Read more…]


Panasonic FH20, FH3 and FH1

Panasonic FH20

Panasonic introduced the FH20, FH3 and FH1 digital cameras at CES 2010.

The FH20 is the top end of the FH-Series cameras with a 14.1MP sensor, 8x optical zoom and 28mm field of view on the wide end.

Panasonic FH3

The FH3 features a 14.1MP sensor, 5x optical zoom and the same 28mm wide-angle.

Panasonic FH1

The FH1 rounds out the low-end of the the FH-series with 12.1MP sensor, 5x optical zoom at 28mm on the wide end.

All three cameras feature 72op video recording, MEGA O.I.S. image stabilization and SDXC compatibility for use with the new SD standard of 64GB to 2TB cards.

No word on pricing for any of these cameras at CES 2010.

Additional info about these new Panasonic cameras can be found in the press release below. [Read more…]