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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
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
 

Reasons to buy the Leica V-Lux 4

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
750 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 
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Advantages of the Leica V-Lux 4

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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ200

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Lowest price Much cheaper $409.00 vs $872.99
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              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
              3D Both can take 3D photos, many cameras like these don't Help
              View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              12 fps
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              60 seconds
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              V-Lux 4:$872.99
              DMC-FZ200:$409.00
              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.

              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              24x

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Panasonic Lumix FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix FZ70

              Super zoom

              $265 - $298

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter exposures
              External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

              Super zoom

              $704

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Fujifilm X-S1

              Fujifilm X-S1

              Pro digicam

              $349 - $684

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Pro digicam

              $1,298

              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
              Olympus Stylus 1

              Olympus Stylus 1

              Pro digicam

              $255 - $699

              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $580 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
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Leica V-Lux 4 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $738 - $840 body only

              $930 - $990 with 18-105mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Leica V-Lux 3

              Leica V-Lux 3

              Super zoom

              $936

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

              Leica D-Lux 6

              Pro digicam

              $700

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

              Leica D-LUX 5

              Pro digicam

              $923

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Much smaller
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $398

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

              Super zoom

              $349 - $441

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $323 - $377

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

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