Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Comparison



Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Canon PowerShot SX720 HS.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 and Canon PowerShot SX720 HS. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a 12.1 MP and Canon PowerShot SX720 HS has a 20.3 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front Canon PowerShot SX720 HS Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Canon
Megapixels 12.1 20.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 80 - Max 3200
Full ISO Settings Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 80-3200
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF Contrast Detection; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 80-3200
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/3200 - 15 sec
Bulb Mode Yes No
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type 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 No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
Video File Format AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots
Battery Types 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries 9.5 oz (270 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm) 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.4 in. (110 x 64 x 36 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $397.99 Buy from Amazon for $299.28
Release Date 2015-10-15 2016-03-15