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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX3

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the DMC-FX3's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
94×51×24 mm vs 98×55×26 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1300s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1"
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Around 10% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
3 fps vs 1.8 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-ZR3

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
25 mm vs 35 mm
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Around 30% better wide angle
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 5.9 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Screen size
Larger screen
2.7" vs 2.5"
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Around 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
230k dots vs 115k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
1,600 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The DMC-ZR3's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 3x
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More than 7x more zoom
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Weight
Slightly lighter
159 g vs 165 g
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              DMC-FX394×51×24 mm
              DMC-ZR398×55×26 mm
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Very thin Help
              DMC-FX30.9"
              DMC-ZR31"
              Weight Light weight Help
              DMC-FX3165 g
              DMC-ZR3159 g
              Longest exposure Very long exposure times Help
              60 seconds
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              DMC-FX3400 ISO
              DMC-ZR31,600 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              DMC-FX33 fps
              DMC-ZR31.8 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              DMC-FX3115k dots
              DMC-ZR3230k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              DMC-FX33x
              DMC-ZR38x

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