Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

72

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

69

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great battery life
Battery life
450 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life
Great battery life
540 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V.

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Touch screen Has a touch screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$237

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Zoom More zoom
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Competitors

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Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Travel zoom

$319 - $379

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller
Battery life Much shorter battery life
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Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268 - $345

Size Significantly smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

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Alif (3:55 PM, November 26, 2012)
Panasonic fz-200 have fixed aperture f/2.8 through out the whole zoom range. What is the maximum aperture that sony HX200V will have at the maximum zoom range?