Panasonic ZS30
Compact Superzoom Camera
vs Sony WX300
Compact Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC ZS30

Best price $249
  • Cheaper street price $249 vs $330
  • Higher resolution rear screen 920k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has longer exposure available 15 seconds vs 4 seconds
  • Better built-in flash range 21′ vs 14′
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 1080i 60fps
  • Has GPS location tagging WX300 does not have GPS
  • Has 3D capture capabilities WX300 does not have 3D

What’s good about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Best price
$330
  • Weighs a little bit less than the ZS30 5.9 oz vs 6.98 oz
  • Smaller body size 9 in³ vs 11 in³
  • 67% more battery life 500 shots vs 300 shots
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

What the Panasonic ZS30 and Sony WX300 have in common

  • Similar sensor resolutions 18.1 MP vs 18.2 MP
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Both cameras are the same age April 2013 vs April 2013
  • Similar optical zoom range 20.0×
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • Similar continuous shooting speed 10 shots per second
  • HDR processing
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode
  • Wi-Fi

What’s missing from both the Panasonic ZS30 and the Sony WX300

  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No RAW capture
  • No hot shoe

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