Panasonic Lumix FZ72 vs Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Winner
Panasonic Lumix FZ72

67

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

63

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix FZ72

Great zoom
Zoom
60x
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
20 mm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix FZ72.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix FZ72 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$340 - $479

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$381

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Zoom Much less zoom

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $212

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Zoom Less zoom
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

discussion

Panasonic Lumix FZ72
Lumix FZ72
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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
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Siva (1:36 AM, April 28, 2014)
Good comparison. helps me a lot.