Updated (January, 2011): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm F305EXR

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Zoom More zoom 15x vs 12x
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Around 60% more zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The F305EXR's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
True resolution Higher true resolution 10.6 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The F305EXR's boost ISO is 1 f-stop better
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.1x4.6mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-ZS7

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 8s
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7.5x longer exposures
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 2.3 fps vs 1.5 fps
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More than 50% faster continuous shooting
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recommendations

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 Common Weaknesses

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

Weight Heavy Help
F305EXR:215 g
DMC-ZS7:218 g
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Thickness Quite thick Help
1.3"
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
F305EXR:1.5 fps
DMC-ZS7:2.3 fps
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
F305EXR:360 ms
DMC-ZS7:370 ms
Size Large Help
F305EXR:103x59x32 mm
DMC-ZS7:103x60x33 mm
Movie format HD (720p) video Help
F305EXR:720p @ 24fps
DMC-ZS7:720p @ 30fps

Compared to recent travel zooms

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$329

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$230 - $300

Movie format Records higher quality movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$280 - $399

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$399

Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

Travel zoom

$145

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Travel zoom

$449

Screen size Much larger screen
GPS Has a GPS
Supports 24p No 24p support
Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

Fujifilm Finepix F600 EXR

Travel zoom

$186

GPS Has a GPS
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F550 EXR

Travel zoom

$258

GPS Has a GPS
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix S200EXR

Fujifilm FinePix S200EXR

Pro digicam

$470

Aperture Wider aperture
Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$490 - $515

Zoom Much more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Larger
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Travel zoom

$445

GPS No built-in GPS
Weight Slightly heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Travel zoom

$250

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Travel zoom

$210 - $220

Zoom Significantly more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
GPS No built-in GPS
Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures

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discussion

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