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Advantages of the Nikon Coolpix B700

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
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Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video but at a lower frame rate
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 614k dots
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50% higher resolution screen
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs LIVEMOS
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$339.00 vs $698.49
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The best price we've seen is $359 cheaper (2.1x less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-GH3

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Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
540 shots vs 350 shots
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More than 50% more shots per battery charge
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
True resolution
Higher true resolution
16.2 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Size
Slightly smaller
133×93×82 mm vs 125×85×107 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
3.2" vs 4.2"
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More than 20% thinner
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DMC-GH3's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
6 fps vs 5 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              Coolpix B7004.2"
              DMC-GH33.2"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              Coolpix B7005 fps
              DMC-GH36 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              Coolpix B7003,200 ISO
              DMC-GH312,800 ISO
              Size Large Help
              Coolpix B700125×85×107 mm
              DMC-GH3133×93×82 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              Coolpix B700921k dots
              DMC-GH3614k dots

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