Panasonic Lumix TZ30 vs Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

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Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix TZ30

Really small
Size
Compact (105×59×28 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm F770 EXR

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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
320 fps vs 220 fps
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Around 50% higher fps
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
True resolution
Higher true resolution
10.6 MP vs 9.6 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity (boost)
Better boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The F770 EXR's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
11 fps vs 10 fps
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10% faster continuous shooting
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.5" 6.08x4.56mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$196.31 vs $244.85
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The best price we've seen is $49 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic TZ30

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Size
Significantly smaller
105×59×28 mm vs 105×63×36 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.3 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the TZ30's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.4"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
206 g vs 234 g
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More than 10% lighter
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              F770 EXR320 fps
              TZ30220 fps
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              20x
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              F770 EXR1080p @ 30fps
              TZ301080p @ 60fps
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              F770 EXR11 fps
              TZ3010 fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              F770 EXR5.0 cm
              TZ303.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $247

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $440

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $189

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $263

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $293 - $298

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $210

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Travel zoom

              $289

              Size Slightly smaller
              GPS No built-in GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon Powershot SX40

              Canon Powershot SX40

              Super zoom

              $467

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $186

              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports RAW No RAW support

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Panasonic Lumix TZ40

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Panasonic Lumix TZ35

              Travel zoom

              $224

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $209

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Lowest price Cheaper
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

              Travel zoom

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70)

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Touch screen No touch screen

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