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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ200

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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
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ300

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 460k dots
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Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
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
Fastest shutter speed
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
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              DMC-FZ200540 shots
              DMC-FZ300380 shots
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              DMC-FZ200$413.05
              DMC-FZ300$397.99
              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
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              DMC-FZ2003,200 ISO
              DMC-FZ3006,400 ISO
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              DMC-FZ2000.08x
              DMC-FZ3000.12x
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Size Large Help
              DMC-FZ200125×87×110 mm
              DMC-FZ300132×92×117 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              DMC-FZ200125×87×110 mm
              DMC-FZ300132×92×117 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              DMC-FZ200588 g
              DMC-FZ300691 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              DMC-FZ2004.3"
              DMC-FZ3004.6"
              Common Weaknesses
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              25 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              24x

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