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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ200

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Battery life
Much longer battery life
540 shots vs 380 shots
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More than 40% more shots per battery charge
Size
Smaller
125×87×110 mm vs 132×92×117 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Weight
Lighter
588 g vs 691 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
4.3" vs 4.6"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$369.51 vs $497.99
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The best price we've seen is $128 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ300

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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
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 460k dots
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Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DMC-FZ300's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.12x vs 0.08x
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Around 2.5x larger viewfinder
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/16000s vs 1/4000s
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4x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              DMC-FZ200540 shots
              DMC-FZ300380 shots
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              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-FZ2001/4000s
              DMC-FZ3001/16000s
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              DMC-FZ2004.3"
              DMC-FZ3004.6"
              Weight Heavy Help
              DMC-FZ200588 g
              DMC-FZ300691 g
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              DMC-FZ2000.08x
              DMC-FZ3000.12x
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Size Large Help
              DMC-FZ200125×87×110 mm
              DMC-FZ300132×92×117 mm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              DMC-FZ2003,200 ISO
              DMC-FZ3006,400 ISO

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              24x

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