Updated (August 2011): Compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

47

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
220 fps
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (115×83×92 mm)
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$298 - $309

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Battery life Longer battery life
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$498

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$238

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$150 - $168

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Zoom More zoom
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$300

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
GPS Has a GPS
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$269 body only

$349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1
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