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Size
Slightly smaller
137×99×131 mm vs 138×102×135 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
780 g vs 915 g
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More than 10% lighter
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
20.9 MP vs 20 MP
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Almost the same
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
360 shots vs 350 shots
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Almost the same
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/16000s vs 1/4000s
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4x faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Slightly thinner
5.1" vs 5.3"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)'s maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              True resolution Capture extremely high resolution images Help
              DMC-FZ100020.9 MP
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)20 MP
              Sensor size Very large sensors Help
              Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              DMC-FZ1000360 shots
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)350 shots
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Longest exposure Very long exposure times Help
              60 seconds
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              DMC-FZ10001/16000s
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)1/4000s
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              DMC-FZ10005.1"
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)5.3"
              Weight Heavy Help
              DMC-FZ1000780 g
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)915 g
              Size Large Help
              DMC-FZ1000137×99×131 mm
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)138×102×135 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DMC-FZ100016x
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)20x

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