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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
Weight
Lighter
915 g vs 1,051 g
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More than 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures

Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.4 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,228k dots vs 1,040k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
420 shots vs 350 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Size
Smaller
133×94×127 mm vs 138×102×135 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness
Slightly thinner
5" vs 5.3"
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Around 10% thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)f/2.8
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 IIIf/2.4
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Light sensitivity Extremely good maximum light sensitivity Help
              25,600 ISO
              True resolution Capture extremely high resolution images Help
              20 MP
              Sensor size Very large sensors Help
              Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)350 shots
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III420 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
              Common Weaknesses
              Weight Heavy Help
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)915 g
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III1,051 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)5.3"
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III5"
              Size Large Help
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)138×102×135 mm
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III133×94×127 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
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)20x
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III25x

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              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)
              Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)
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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
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              Avatar for Mark Davis Mark Davis (0:26 PM, March 29, 2017)
              great bridge cameras but way overpriced.