Panasonic Lumix FZ72 vs Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Winner
Panasonic Lumix FZ72

69

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

64

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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$488 - $498

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Zoom Much less zoom

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Significantly smaller
Zoom Significantly less zoom
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $268

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398

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

discussion

Panasonic 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.