Panasonic Lumix FZ72 vs Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Winner
Panasonic Lumix FZ72

66

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix FZ72

Great zoom
Zoom
60x
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
20 mm
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
171 ISO
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
 

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
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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 DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$319

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Zoom Much less zoom
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$257

Size Significantly smaller
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom Much less zoom
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$419 - $479

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448 - $504

Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $180

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Super zoom

$268

Zoom Much more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

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