vs

Leica V-Lux 4

42

Leica V-Lux 4

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
3.15x
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life
Great battery life
540 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Leica V-Lux 4

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
750 ms startup delay
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life
Great battery life
540 shots
 
Differences | Recommendations | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Leica V-Lux 4

Report a correction
Snapsort is not aware of any important advantages of the Leica V-Lux 4 vs the Panasonic DMC-FZ200.
Leica V-Lux 4 Learn more about
the Leica V-Lux 4

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ200

Report a correction
Lowest price Much cheaper $343.44 vs $899.00
Help
The best price we've seen is $556 cheaper (2.6x less)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Learn more about
the Panasonic DMC-FZ200
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Leica V-Lux 4 Leica V-Lux 4 42
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        72 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Battery life Very long battery life Help
              540 shots
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              12 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              60 seconds
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              4.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              588 g
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              6,400 ISO
              Size Large Help
              Professional size 125x87x110 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              24x
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              460k dots

              dxomark

              DXOMark

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $429

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Pro digicam

              $798 - $898

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

              Super zoom

              $398 - $433

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Pro digicam

              $998 - $1,100

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $528

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 - $548 body only

              $598 - $700 with 16-50mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $774 body only

              $449 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

              Leica V-Lux 4 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Leica V-Lux 3

              Leica V-Lux 3

              Super zoom

              $805

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Leica D-Lux 6

              Leica D-Lux 6

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $698

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Leica D-LUX 5

              Leica D-LUX 5

              Pro digicam

              $1,004

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Much smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $625 body only

              $950 - $1,025 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $232 - $330

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $339 - $397

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $348

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Battery life Much shorter battery life

              appearance

              Leica V-Lux 4 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
              Leica V-Lux 4 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
              Leica V-Lux 4 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              discussion

              Leica V-Lux 4
              V-Lux 4
              Leica

              Report a correction
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
              Lumix DMC-FZ200
              Panasonic

              Report a correction

              Showing 1 comments

              Avatar for Jozsef Geges Jozsef Geges (1:43 PM, December 21, 2012)
              Leica V-lux 4 HAS BUILT IN FLASH!!!