The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 is a compact and stylish digital camera featuring a 5x opticalzoom Leica DC lens with 24mm ultra-wide angle and large f/2.5aperture for better shooting in dimly lit settings. A 16.1 megapixel sensor with Venus Engine processor offers stunning photos and high definition video, and Sonic Speed AF and a fast start-up time ensures snappy performance. Intelligent Auto takes the hard work out of capturing great photos. Plus you can get a little creative with newly-added Special Effects modes.
Movie Feature - captures High Definition video* with audio up to 1280 x 720p resolution in MP4 format. Recording time is up to 29 minutes 59 seconds or 4GB file size.
* We recommend using Class 4 or higher memory cards for HD video recording.
Product Code: PanasonicFH8Violet
Dimensions (W x H x D) (Approx.)
96.0 x 57.1 x 19.4 mm (3.78 x 2.25 x 0.77 inch)
106 g (0.24 lb) without Battery and SD Memory Card 123 g (0.28 lb) with Battery and SD Memory Card
Camera Effective Pixels
Sensor Size / Total Pixels / Filter
1/2.33-inch CCD sensor / 16.6 Total Megapixels / Primary Color Filter
4,608 x 3,456 pixels (16M), 3,648 x 2,736 pixels (10M EZ), 2,560 x 1,920 pixels (5M EZ), 2,048 x 1,536 pixels (3M EZ), 640 x 480 pixels (0.3M EZ)
3:2 Aspect Ratio:
4,608 x 3,072 pixels (14M)
16:9 Aspect Ratio:
4,608 x 2,592 pixels (12M)
1:1 Aspect Ratio:
3,456 x 3,456 pixels (12M)
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / White Set
Standard, Black & White, Sepia, Vivid (in normal / video), Happy (only in iA Mode)
Digital Red-Eye Correction (Red-Eye Removal)
Zoom in Motion Picture
2 sec / 10 sec
Normal Playback, Slideshow, Filtering Playback (Category, Favorites), Calendar Playback
Thumbnails / Zoomed Playback
12, 30 thumbnails / Yes
DPOF Print Setting / Set Protection
Yes / Yes
Resize / Cropping
Yes / Yes
Copy / Text Stamp
Yes / Yes
Single / Multi / All / Favorites / DPOF
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Russian, Chinese (Traditional), Netherlandic, Thai, Turkish, Portuguese, Arabic, Persian, Japanese, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Greek, Vietnamese * Check the website of Panasonic sales company in your country / region or ask customer support for details of the OSD language available on the products sold in your country / region.
3.0" (7.5 cm) TFT Screen LCD Display (230K dots) Field of View: Approx. 100% Auto Power LCD Mode, Power LCD Mode, High-angle Mode
Auto, Auto / Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync. / Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off 0.4 - 5.6 m (Wide / i.ISO), 1.0 - 2.1 m (Tele / i.ISO)
Li-ion Battery Pack (3.6V, Minimum: 680 mAh) (Included) AC Adaptor (Input: 110 - 240V AC) (Included, connect with USB cable, playback only)
Battery Life** (Approx.)
260 pictures (CIPA Standard)
PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.0 Standard Edition, Adobe Reader
* These are standard times taken at a temperature of 23°C (73.4°F) and a humidity of 50%RH. The time available for recording varies depending on the environment, the interval between recordings, and the manner of use. Actual recordable time is the time available for recording when repeating actions such as switching the power supply [ON]/[OFF], starting/stopping recording, zoom operation etc.
[MP4] Motion pictures in [MP4] can be recorded continuously for up to 29 minutes 59 seconds. Also, motion picture recorded continuously in [MP4] is up to 4 GB. [Motion JPEG] In Motion Picture Mode, the length of recording time depends on the capacity of the SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card. (Up to the equivalent of 2 GB per motion-image recording.) For Europe, motion images can be recorded continuously for up to 15 minutes.
** CIPA is an abbreviation of [Camera & Imaging Products Association]. Temperature: 23°C (73.4°F)/Humidity: 50%RH when LCD monitor is on. Using a Panasonic SD Memory Card (32 MB). Using the supplied battery. Starting recording 30 seconds after the camera is turned on. (When the optical image stabilizer function is set to [ON].) Recording once every 30 seconds with full flash every second recording. Rotating the zoom lever from Tele to Wide or vice versa in every recording. Turning the camera off every 10 recordings and leaving it until the temperature of the battery decreases.
•Use a card with SD Speed Class*** with “Class 4” or higher when recording motion images in MP4 and with “Class 6” or higher when recording motion images in Motion JPEG. *** SD speed class is the speed standard regarding continuous writing. •SDHC Memory Cards and SDXC Memory Cards can be used only in equipment that is compatible with their respective formats. •If the computer being used does not support SDXC Memory Cards, a message prompting you to format may appear. (Doing so will cause recorded images to be erased so do not choose to format.) If the card is not recognized, please refer to the below support site. http://panasonic.net/avc/sdcard/information/SDXC.html •The battery life differs depending on the condition stored or used or environment. •Operating Temperature: 0°C–40°C (32°F–104°F) •Operating Humidity: 10%RH–80%RH •Weight and dimensions shown are approximate. •Design, functions, and specifications are subject to change without notice
Panasonic Lumix FH-8 Digital Camera + 70mb Internal Memory AC Adapter Rechargable Li-Ion Battery (DMW-BCK7) USB Cable Wrist Strap Software Suite CD-ROM - PHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.0 Standard Edition, Adobe Reader Instruction Manual 12 Month Warranty with Panasonic Australia