Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300. While Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II has 4/3 sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has 1/2.3 inch sensor and 17.0 has a 17.0 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a 12.1 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
  Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Megapixels 17.0 12.1
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Mirrorless Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4736 x 3552 (16.8 MP, 4:3) 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 2.8 seconds 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint (Full area touch is available), Face/Eye Detection, Tracking Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 109 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 34 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,240,000 dots (413,300 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.38-inch EVF (Live View Finder), 2764K-dots equivalent (field sequential), ~100% coverage, ~1.39x / 0.7x (35mm equiv.) magnification, eye sensor 0.39-inch 1,440K-dot OLED, Field of View: approx. 100%, Mag: 0.7x (35mm-eq.), +/- 4 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000 1/4000
Internal connections Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D) Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 240 shots 360 shots
Battery Types 7.2v, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 13.8 oz (392 g) includes batteries 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries
Size 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.5 in. (115 x 66 x 64 mm) 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $997.99 Buy from Amazon for $397.99
Release Date 2018-10-15 2015-10-15